Despite strong hiring, concerns about headwinds facing the U.S. economy this year have not dissipated.
By Joe McDonald, Associated Press
Growth slowed to 6.6 percent as both the world's appetite for China's exports and domestic consumer spending weakened.
In our news wrap Friday, federal prosecutors are reportedly in the early stages of investigating potentially illegal contributions to Trump’s inaugural committee, while Michael Cohen spoke out for the first time since being sentenced. Also, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo…
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press
China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest the detention of an executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei in Canada at Washington’s behest.
The CFO of the Chinese tech giant Huawei was arrested in Vancouver recently on an American warrant for violating sanctions against Iran. But the company has sparked security concerns for years due to its close ties to the Chinese government.
By Joe McDonald, Rob Gillies, Associated Press
Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, was arrested in Canada and faces possible extradition to the United States.
By Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press
A final communique from the G-20 meeting in Buenos Aires said that the global economy is becoming "less synchronized," risking more inequality, financial vulnerabilities, heightened trade and geopolitical tensions.
In our news wrap Tuesday, President Trump talked of a new way to penalize Chinese telecom giant ZTE. The president faces bipartisan criticism that he's giving in to Chinese pressure. Also, Palestinian leaders appealed for the international criminal court to…
By Associated Press
Trump tweeted his support for ZTE this week, putting the president at odds with the Commerce Department, which imposed trade restrictions on the company amid allegations it violated U.S. sanctions.
By Joe McDonald and Gillian Wong, Associated Press
President Xi Jinping promised Tuesday to cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery.
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