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Jeff Katz
October 02, 2019 - 11:45 am
Take a good look at your tax dollars at work! The Washington Free Beacon noted that on NPR's Morning Edition on Tuesday, All Things Considered anchor Ailsa Chang traveled to Beijing for the 70th Anniversary of the Communist Party rule in China and was interviewed by show host Steve Inskeep. During...
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September 24, 2019 - 5:36 pm
By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned global leaders Tuesday of the looming risk of the world splitting in two, with the United States and China creating rival internets, currency, trade, financial rules "and their own zero sum...
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September 13, 2019 - 12:26 pm
By JOE McDONALD, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the two sides ahead of negotiations. China will suspend tariff hikes on soybeans...
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September 08, 2019 - 1:08 pm
By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China's trade with the United States is falling as the two sides prepare for negotiations with no signs of progress toward ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth. Imports of American goods tumbled 22% in August from a year earlier...
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September 05, 2019 - 12:48 pm
By DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks marched broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday as investors cheered plans for the U.S. and China to meet in October in an attempt to reconcile their longstanding trade dispute. Financial markets were also bolstered by positive economic...
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September 05, 2019 - 12:20 pm
By JOE McDONALD AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese envoys will meet in early October for more talks aimed at ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth. Stock markets rose on Thursday's announcement but there has been no sign of progress since Presidents Donald Trump...
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September 03, 2019 - 2:28 pm
By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Technology companies drove a broad slide in U.S. stocks Tuesday as disappointing economic data and the latest escalation in the trade war between the U.S. and China put investors in a selling mood. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 350 points as the...
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September 03, 2019 - 1:10 pm
By BANI SAPRA AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory activity shrank in August for the first time since August 2016, a sign that the trade war with China is weighing down a crucial sector of the economy. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said...
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September 03, 2019 - 12:54 pm
By YANAN WANG and FU TING Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — China said Tuesday that it's not the source of the fentanyl that's killing Americans, contrary to President Donald Trump's recent tweets blaming China for the drug deaths. At a briefing for the National Narcotics Control Commission, China...
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Jeff Katz
August 27, 2019 - 11:33 am
A report from FastCompany shows that businesses in Silicon Valley are starting to implement a social credit system that measures good behavior against bad behavior and awards "points" for the good. This system is very similar to what the communist Chinese government uses so as to "allow the...
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