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On Friday, the Trump administration and China announced the first phase of a deal to de-escalate the trade war between the world’s two largest economies. But the agreement, positioned by the White House as a major victory, has prompted many…
In our news wrap Friday, Florida officials confirmed that a gunman who killed three people at Naval Air Station Pensacola was a member of the Saudi Air Force. The attack happened in a classroom where the suspect was undergoing aviation…
In our news wrap Wednesday, Beijing sharply criticized Congress over a bill blasting China’s detention of ethnic Muslims. China's foreign ministry warned the reprimand could affect ongoing trade negotiations. Also, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani again claimed the U.S. helped foment…
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump suggested he’d rather delay a trade agreement with China until after the 2020 election. New tariffs on Chinese imports could take effect December 15th, but Trump said he wasn't in a rush. Also,…
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
The Commerce Department said Tuesday that the September gap between what America buys from abroad and what it sells shrank by 4.7% to $52.5 billion.
In our news wrap Tuesday, violence erupted for a second night in Catalonia after nine separatist leaders were convicted of sedition. The night before, more than 170 people were hurt in clashes with riot police. Also, actress Felicity Huffman reported…
In our news wrap Thursday, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy denied President Trump sought to blackmail him over military aid to Ukraine. Zelenskiy also vowed that his country would investigate whether Ukraine interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Meanwhile, Apple…
By Associated Press
China’s top trade negotiator Vice Premier Liu He will lead an upcoming 13th round of talks aimed at resolving a trade war with the United States, a senior Chinese official said Sunday.
In our news wrap Friday, a new tropical weather system has hit the northern islands of the Bahamas, with forecasts calling for up to four inches of rain and winds of 30 miles per hour. The storm complicates relief efforts…
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