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December 04, 2018 - 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lack of clarity around a U.S.-China trade truce, announced over the weekend by the Trump administration, is contributing to a sharp fall in the stock market. The Dow Jones industrial average plummeted 586 points in early afternoon trading, a drop of 2.3 percent. Other market...
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December 01, 2018 - 10:57 am
By ANGELA CHARLTON and ALMUDENA CALATRAVA , Associated Press BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — All-night talks at the Group of 20 summit led to a possible "breakthrough" on fixing the global trading system, European diplomats said Saturday, as negotiations stretched into the final hours of the...
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November 17, 2018 - 8:32 am
By JIM GOMEZ and STEPHEN WRIGHT , Associated Press PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches at a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership as trade and other tensions...
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November 12, 2018 - 1:07 pm
By SYLVIE CORBET , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies pledged Monday to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech. But the United States, Russia and China are not among them. The group of governments...
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October 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
PARIS (AP) — A Hong Kong newspaper has cited an anonymous source saying the president of Interpol was taken away for questioning by "discipline authorities," a term that usually describes investigators in the ruling Communist Party who probe graft and political disloyalty. The South China Morning...
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September 28, 2018 - 3:54 pm
By JENNIFER PELTZ and FRANK JORDANS , Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Days after U.S. President Donald Trump denounced globalism before world leaders at the United Nations, China and Russia positioned themselves Friday as defenders of internationalism that are keeping promises when...
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September 25, 2018 - 2:20 pm
By JULIET LINDERMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China. But even those poised for...
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September 24, 2018 - 4:58 pm
By MARLEY JAY , AP Markets Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Global stocks took small losses Monday after China reportedly pulled out of trade talks with the U.S. Industrial companies and banks suffered some of the worst declines among American stocks. The U.S. and China officially began taxing larger amounts...
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September 15, 2018 - 7:32 am
By AARON FAVILA and JOEAL CALUPITAN , Associated Press TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the northern Philippines on Saturday, with its powerful winds and rain setting off landslides and destroying homes, leaving at least three people dead and six missing, as the storm barreled...
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September 04, 2018 - 11:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factories grew at a faster pace in August as American industry continues to show robust health. The Institute for Supply Management, a trade group of purchasing managers, said Tuesday that its manufacturing index jumped last month to 61.3 from 58.1 in July. Anything over 50...
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