Huawei denies US sanctions and trade secret charges

Huawei isn’t taking kindly to the US’ charges of sanction violations and trade secret theft. A spokesperson told Engadget the company was “disappointed” to hear of the charges and flatly “denies” it or an associated company (namely Skycom) committed any of the crimes in the indictments. It’s also “not aware of any wrongdoing” by CFO […]

The Pelicans shared a photo on Instagram celebrating ‘True Teammates’ that looked like a shot at Anthony Davis and his trade request

Chris Graythen/Getty Images New Orleans Pelicans superstar Anthony Davis announced his desire to be traded on Monday. Just hours after the news became public, the Pelicans posted a picture to Instagram celebrating “True Teammates,” which some saw as a shot at Davis. While it’s possible the timing of the post was a coincidence, the awkward […]

Anthony Davis REQUESTS trade: Lakers on red alert as LeBron James agent drops shock demand

The stunning report comes from NBA expert Adrian Wojnarowski, who spoke to Paul about Davis’ desire to leave. He wrote on Twitter: “Agent Rich Paul has notified the New Orleans Pelicans that All-NBA forward Anthony Davis has no intention of signing a contract extension if and when presented and that he has requested a trade, […]

Toronto Blue Jays trade Russell Martin to L.A. Dodgers for prospects

An off-season of change continued for the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday as the team dealt catcher Russell Martin to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a pair of minor-league prospects. The move came a month after the Blue Jays gave another high-priced veteran — shortstop Troy Tulowitzki — his release. Like the Tulowitzki decision, Toronto […]

Kevin Durant trade: Warriors star makes Knicks confession ahead of free agency decision

The Golden State Warriors star is approaching the final few months of his contract, and is expected to become a free agent. Durant has a player option on an extension for next season, but is not expected to take it. Instead, the nine-time NBA All-Star is believed to be weighing up his options. The back-to-back […]

US officials head to China for high-level trade talks next week – Beijing

A team of US negotiators led by Deputy US Trade Representative Jeffrey Gerrish will sit down with their Chinese counterparts next week to follow up on agreements reached between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires in December, Chinese Ministry of Commerce announced […]

‘I wouldn’t trade it for the world’: Grandparents increasingly becoming primary caregivers

An apartment building in downtown Washington, D.C., is catering to a new kind of family unit that is becoming more common in the U.S. and Canada in part because of the devastating toll of the opioid crisis: families where the primary caregiver is a grandparent.

China scrambles to sustain its trade truce with America

THEIR WORDS were guarded, their tone sober. At a Politburo meeting to discuss economic plans for 2019, China’s top leaders agreed that they should be ready for problems and must, above all, maintain domestic stability. It was a striking contrast with the same meeting a year earlier. Then the Politburo oozed confidence, concluding that China […]