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Chinese telecommunications company ZTE agreed to pay a $1 billion fine in exchange for U.S. sanctions relief, according to the New York Times. ZTE has faced extreme financial difficulties as a result of sanctions the U.S. imposed after the company transacted with both North Korea and Iran. The company remains a key sticking point in U.S.-China trade negotiations.

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Facebook confirmed it gave users’ data to four Chinese firms, including one company that the U.S. intelligence community flagged as a national security threat, according to the BBC. This confirmation comes after the New York Times reported on Sunday that Facebook engaged in similar data-sharing partnerships with over 60 cellular and other device-making companies.

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