UPDATE 1-U.S. mulls cutting Huawei off from global chip suppliers, with TSMC in crosshairs

The Trump administration is considering changing U.S. regulations to allow it to block shipments of chips to Huawei Technologies from companies such as Taiwan's TSMC, the world's largest contract chipmaker, two sources familiar with the matter said.
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Man allegedly tried to burn disabled wife after learning he didn’t qualify for relief check
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Stelter: Federal response to pandemic is a 9/11-level failure
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LeBron James' 'I Promise' documentary series debuts on Quibi
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Washington state returns hundreds of federal ventilators for use in New York
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This Day in History: April 6
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Miss Manners: Engaged couple have their priorities upside down
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Hints From Heloise: Summer jobs for kids
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Ask Amy: Covid-19 pushes one spouse out of bed
Husband is anxious about spreading virus but reader thinks he’s overreacting.
Carolyn Hax: With this loving offer, the logistics will follow
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William Frankland, allergy authority who helped popularize pollen counts, dies at 108
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Bronx Zoo says tiger did not get human coronavirus test
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Well, look here, a place where the Giants are not in dire need of upgrading. No one is saying the big guys up-front on defense are the second coming of the Purple People Eaters or the Fearsome Foursome, but there is some talent on the roster and it is easy to envision this being a...
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Fired intelligence community watchdog breaks silence
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'Jaws' actress Lee Fierro, whose Mrs. Kintner slapped Chief Brody, dies of coronavirus at 91
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Rikers Island inmate dies of complications from coronavirus
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