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Florida Man Who Assaulted Airline Flight Crew and Passengers Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

Defendant Banned from Flying during Three Year Term of Supervised Release after Prison A Tampa, Florida, man who assaulted crew and passengers on a Delta Airlines flight bound for China was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to two years in prison for four federal felonies in connection with the July 16, 2017 … Continue reading Florida Man Who Assaulted Airline Flight Crew and Passengers Sentenced to Two Years in Prison

Jason Bradley Sentenced for Role in Conspiring to Import Drugs from China

Charlottesville, VIRGINIA – United States Attorney Thomas T. Cullen announced today that Jason Bradley, 40, an American citizen who previously lived in Thailand and conspired with others to ship large amounts of controlled substance analogues (also known as “bath salts”) from China into the United States for further distribution, has been sentenced to 262 months … Continue reading Jason Bradley Sentenced for Role in Conspiring to Import Drugs from China

TAICHUNG, Taiwan | Amid warnings from China, Taiwan boosts domestic arms makers

TAICHUNG, Taiwan— Standing on his company’s sprawling campus in central Taiwan, Lin Nan-juh says he’s able to make any plane his island’s government calls for. “We can do whatever’s asked,” says Lin, president of Aerospace Industrial Development Corp., or AIDC, a leader in the defense industry serving the isolated self-governing island that China claims as … Continue reading TAICHUNG, Taiwan | Amid warnings from China, Taiwan boosts domestic arms makers

HONG KONG | China’s ZTE stops major operations following US export ban

HONG KONG — Chinese technology company ZTE said late Wednesday it has halted its main operations after U.S. authorities banned it from doing business with American suppliers. “Major operating activities of the company have ceased” as a result of the U.S. Commerce Department “denial order” issued last month, ZTE said in a statement. The Commerce … Continue reading HONG KONG | China’s ZTE stops major operations following US export ban

BEIJING | The Latest: Trump tweets ties with China will stay ‘great’

BEIJING — The Latest on China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing (all times local): 12:45 a.m. President Donald Trump has said on Twitter that he expects to maintain smooth relations with China. “Our great financial team is in China trying to negotiate a level playing field on trade! I look forward to being with President Xi … Continue reading BEIJING | The Latest: Trump tweets ties with China will stay ‘great’