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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 05, 2019 - 11:31 am
By MATTHEW BARAKAT Associated Press ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The government's watchlist of more than 1 million people identified as "known or suspected terrorists" violates the constitutional rights of those placed on it, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Anthony...
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September 03, 2019 - 2:50 pm
By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed sanctions Tuesday on Iran's space agency for the first time, accusing it of developing ballistic missiles under the cover of a civilian program to launch satellites into orbit. The sanctions announced by the...
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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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August 24, 2019 - 10:56 am
By ZEKE MILLER, DARLENE SUPERVILLE and JILL COLVIN Associated Press BIARRITZ, France (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived Saturday in France for an international summit with the leaders of the globe's economic powers as he confronts the consequences of his preference for going it alone, both in a...
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August 21, 2019 - 1:38 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty has raised new threats to Russia and will warrant a response. The Pentagon said it tested a modified ground-launched version of a Navy Tomahawk cruise missile, which...
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August 05, 2019 - 5:51 pm
By PAUL WISEMAN and JOE McDONALD AP Business Writers WASHINGTON (AP) — China decided Monday to meet President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat with defiance, letting its currency drop to an 11-year low and halting purchases of U.S. farm products. The moves, which came four days after Trump...
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August 05, 2019 - 5:26 pm
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Monday that Russia would only deploy new intermediate-range missiles if the United States does and called for urgent arms control talks to prevent a chaotic arms race following the demise of a key nuclear...
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July 24, 2019 - 4:23 pm
By ASHRAF KHALIL Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday that the Trump administration can enforce its new restrictions on asylum for people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while lawsuits challenging the policy play out. U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly denied a request...
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