Telecoms

A federal court in Texas ruled in favor of the U.S. government on Chinese telecommunications company Huawei’s constitutional challenge to a law that excludes its and another Chinese company’s products and services from “sensitive United States systems, including government systems and government contractors,” because of security concerns.

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Color Blindness

A campus safety officer may pursue his disability discrimination claims against Pennsylvania State University relating to the revocation of his conditional employment after a physical exam determined that he was mildly color blind, a federal court in Pennsylvania ruled. There is no law requiring campus police officers to have normal color perception.

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Pentagon Orders Review of International Student Vetting

The Pentagon on Tuesday ordered a broad review of vetting procedures for international students who get training on U.S. military installations and demanded the process be strengthened, in reaction to last week’s deadly shooting at a Pensacola Navy base by a Saudi aviation student.

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Boris Johnson Withholds Report on Russian Interference in UK Vote

Questions about the British government’s failure to release a report on Russia’s interference in the country’s politics continued to dog Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday as critics said leaks from the document raised concerns about the security of next month’s election.

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Ukraine Scandal Hangs Over House Hearing on Election Threats

President Donald Trump wasn’t in the room Tuesday when a House panel questioned government officials about the threat of foreign interference in the 2020 election. But the issues at the center of the impeachment inquiry against him loomed large as lawmakers asked about the integrity and security of U.S. elections.

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