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June 24, 2019 - 1:58 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and...
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June 17, 2019 - 9:25 am
By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN and TASSANEE VEJPONGSA Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Demonstrators in Hong Kong gathered Monday outside the office of the city's leader, demanding that she step down for the crisis over a highly unpopular extradition bill that has tested the durability of China's promises...
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June 10, 2019 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) doesn't meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, this month, additional tariffs will go into effect. But Trump says he expects Xi to attend. Trump made the threat during an...
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June 01, 2019 - 10:23 am
By JILL COLVIN and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite pushback from U.S. business, Mexico and Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump is doubling down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports unless America's southern neighbor cracks down on Central American migrants...
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May 23, 2019 - 4:38 pm
Best-selling author Peter Schweizer explains the foreign influence peddling scandal engulfing Joe Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign in a new video series produced by the nonpartisan Government Accountability Institute (GAI). Schweizer, the president of GAI, explains the key findings from his 2018...
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May 14, 2019 - 8:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast a fog of misinformation over the U.S. trade dispute with China, floating inaccurate numbers and skewed economic theories as big tariffs kicked in on Chinese goods. At stake in the rupture is a trading relationship between the world's two largest...
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May 13, 2019 - 9:48 am
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs battle between China and the United States (all times local): a.m. The Dow is down 500 points after China announced retaliatory tariffs against the United States. China said Monday that there will be tariff hikes on $60 billion of U.S. imports after the...
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May 10, 2019 - 8:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says trade talks between China and the U.S. are continuing in a "very congenial manner" despite new tariffs the U.S. imposed Friday on $200 billion in Chinese imports. Trump tweeted Friday that the increased tariffs will bring "FAR MORE wealth" to the United...
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May 09, 2019 - 8:54 am
By PAUL WISEMAN and JOE McDONALD AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators are to resume trade talks Thursday just hours before the United States is set to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the world's two biggest economies. In...
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March 11, 2019 - 5:13 pm
By ELIAS MESERET and YIDNEK KIRUBEL Associated Press HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Airlines in Ethiopia, China, Indonesia and elsewhere grounded the Boeing 737 Max 8 jetliner Monday after the second devastating crash of one of the planes in five months. But Boeing said it had no reason to pull the...
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