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The UK government believes it can mitigate the risks of using Huawei for their 5G networks.
The UK government believes it can mitigate the risks of using Huawei for their 5G networks.

UK says can mitigate risk from Huawei: FT

The British government has decided it can mitigate the risks arising from the use of Huawei Technologies in 5G networks, the Financial Times reports, citing two sources familiar with the conclusion of Britain's National Cyber Security Centre.

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Trump to veto disapproval of emergency

A top adviser to US President Donald Trump has indicated that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the US-Mexico border.

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US won't back Kurds if aligned with Assad

The United States will have to sever its military assistance to the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces battling Islamic State if the fighters partner with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or Russia, a senior US general says.

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Hope fading for 40 trapped in Liberia mine

Fellow miners have been using their bare hands to remove debris in an effort to free about 40 goldminers who have been trapped for a week, a spokesman for Liberia's disaster management agency says.

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Flooded Zimbabwe goldmine toll rises to 24

Searchers have recovered 24 bodies from a mine in Zimbabwe that was flooded after heavy rains, trapping dozens of subsistence miners underground.

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Ex-NY congressman Weiner out of prison

Disgraced former US politician Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts.

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William, Harry to split household: paper

Prince William and Prince Harry are reportedly set to split their royal household.

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Australian Associated Press