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Jeff Katz
June 20, 2019 - 9:43 am
The Islamic Republic of Iran has sent a "clear message" that it's "ready for war" after shooting down a U.S. drone Thursday morning as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise. Iran's IRNA news agency claims the nation's Revolutionary Guard hit the "spy" drone when it flew over Iran as a...
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Jeff Katz
May 21, 2019 - 1:12 pm
President Donald Trump issued a public warning to Iran late Sunday on Twitter, suggesting it will be the “end” of the Islamic republic if a conflict breaks out between the two countries. If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again! — Donald...
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April 12, 2019 - 9:13 am
by Greogory Katz, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Key figures in Britain's opposition Labour Party said Friday the government should oppose the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States on charges of conspiring to break into a Pentagon computer. Party leader Jeremy Corbyn...
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December 06, 2018 - 10:41 am
by Alex Veiga U.S. stocks tumbled in early trading Thursday following a sell-off in overseas markets, knocking more than 450 points off the Dow Jones Industrials Average. The broad market decline came as the arrest of a senior Chinese technology executive overshadowed some positive comments on...
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September 07, 2018 - 12:16 pm
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The pace of hiring in the United States quickened in August, and wages grew at their fastest pace in nine years — evidence that employers remain confident despite the Trump administration's ongoing conflicts with its trading partners...
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Associated Press
August 23, 2018 - 8:49 am
BEIJING (AP) — The United States and China went ahead with tariff hikes on billions of dollars of each other's automobiles, factory machinery and other goods Thursday in an escalation of a battle over Beijing's technology policy that companies worry will chill global economic growth. The increases...
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August 09, 2018 - 2:07 pm
By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with growing competition and threats from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday said it will create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military service by 2020. Vice President Mike Pence told a Pentagon audience that the...
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August 03, 2018 - 11:43 am
By JOE McDONALD , AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday announced a $60 billion list of U.S. goods including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals for retaliation if Washington goes ahead with its latest tariff threat. The Finance Ministry accused the Trump administration of damaging...
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July 06, 2018 - 12:45 pm
By JOSH BOAK , AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers kept up a brisk hiring pace in June by adding 213,000 jobs, a sign of confidence in the economy despite the start of a potentially punishing trade war with China. The job growth wasn't enough to keep the unemployment rate from...
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Associated Press
July 06, 2018 - 8:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the trade dispute between the United States and China as they impose new tariffs. 8:00 a.m. (8:00 p.m. Beijing time) The European Union says it will soon take action to prevent steel produced for the U.S. market from flooding into Europe due to tariffs introduced by...
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