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President Trump's latest executive order is a shot in the campus free speech wars

President Trump's latest executive order is a shot in the campus free speech warsBut while Trump’s order is a clear declaration he agrees with conservative concerns about America’s colleges, it’s not clear what actual effect the move will have in academia.



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Trumps vows executive order for college 'free speech'

Trumps vows executive order for college 'free speech'U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would soon sign an executive order requiring American universities and colleges to maintain "free speech" on campuses and threatened that schools not complying could lose federal research funds. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).



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Trump vows executive order requiring 'free speech' at colleges

Trump vows executive order requiring 'free speech' at collegesTrump made his remarks at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference after bringing to the stage Hayden Williams, a conservative activist who was punched at the University of California, Berkeley, last month while recruiting students for a conservative group. “Today, I am proud to announce that I will be very soon signing an executive order requiring colleges and universities to support free speech if they want federal research funds,” Trump said. If universities do not comply “it will be very costly,” he said.



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Canada begins extradition of top Chinese executive to US

Canada begins extradition of top Chinese executive to USCanada began extraditing Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to the United States on Friday, the latest move in a case that has roiled relations between the North American neighbors and China. The 47-year-old businesswoman was changing planes in Vancouver in December when she was detained at Washington’s request on suspicion of violating US sanctions on Iran — sparking arrests of Canadians in China that were seen as retaliatory. “Today, Department of Justice Canada officials issued an Authority to Proceed, formally commencing an extradition process in the case of Ms. Meng Wanzhou,” the government said in a statement.



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National emergencies: What to know about executive orders and their role in US history

National emergencies: What to know about executive orders and their role in US historyThough presidential emergencies often lead to bitter partisan disputes and occasionally wind up in court, they are also relatively common in the USA.



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Factbox: Tesla executive departures since 2016

Factbox: Tesla executive departures since 2016(Reuters) – Tesla Inc on Wednesday announced the departure of Chief Financial Officer Deepak Ahuja, the latest senior executive to leave the company as it strives to ramp up electric car production and reach long-term profitability.



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Canada ambassador walks back comments on Huawai executive

Canada ambassador walks back comments on Huawai executiveCanada’s ambassador to China on Thursday walked back comments that Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou has a “strong case” against extradition to the United States, following a political backlash. Meng was arrested on December 1 while changing planes in Vancouver at the request of the United States, which says she committed fraud by lying to bankers about allegedly violating American sanctions on Iran.



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Meng Wanzhou: US to proceed with extradition of Huawei executive despite risk of angering China

Meng Wanzhou: US to proceed with extradition of Huawei executive despite risk of angering ChinaThe US will go ahead with formal extradition proceedings to bring the detained Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou to America from Canada, it has been reported, despite the risk of increased trans-Pacific tensions. Canada’s ambassador to the US, David MacNaughton, said in an interview on Monday that Washington had told Ottawa it will make the formal request, without going into detail on timing. Ms Meng was detained by Canada on 1 December at the request of the United States, meaning the deadline for filing the extradition request falls on 30 January – 60 days later.



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U.S. to formally seek extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou – Globe and Mail

U.S. to formally seek extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou - Globe and MailDavid MacNaughton, in an interview with the Canadian newspaper published on Monday, said the United States has told Canada it will request Meng’s extradition, but he did not say when the request will be made. The deadline for filing is Jan. 30, or 60 days after Meng was arrested on Dec. 1 in Vancouver.



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Huawei calls for swift end to case of executive arrested in Canada

Huawei calls for swift end to case of executive arrested in CanadaChina’s Huawei Technologies wants a quick resolution of the case of its former finance chief Meng Wanzhou, who is accused of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran and has been detained in Canada, its chairman said on Tuesday. The United States has told Canada it will request Meng’s extradition, but has not said when it will do so, David MacNaughton, Canada’s ambassador to the U.S., said in a Globe and Mail interview on Monday.



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