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China concedes as it ends tariffs on almost 700 US products

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China is following through on concessions it made to demands by the Trump administration to lower tariffs on American-made goods. China will grant exemptions on tariffs imposed against 696 U.S. goods, the ...

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Trade barometer shows China down 50% in trade war with Trump

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DHL’s Global Trade Barometer that tracks three quarters of world air and shipping trade reported its China index has been cut in half since President Trump took office in 2017. CEO of ...

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Trump signs $47 billion trade agreement with Japan in blow to China

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Lost in the news this week comes a major victory in the trade war with Communist China. The United States and Japan signed on Oct. 7 a trade agreement that would open up markets to ...

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News Briefs: US imposes more tariffs; Electoral College wins in court; McCabe hired at CNN; Israel strikes Iranian missiles

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Here’s your daily news briefs. US responds with more tariffs In the latest escalation of the U.S.-China trade war, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Aug. 23 that he will balance the “very unfair trading relationship” ...

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News Briefs: Robocalls, Afghan wedding massacre, Hong Kong and trade, China and drugs

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Here’s today’s news briefs: US authorities struggle in dealing with robocalls The billions of illegal robocalls inundating Americans are being facilitated largely by small telecom carriers that transmit calls over the internet, but authorities ...

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What’s the story behind the drop in stock market?

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The US Treasury Department placed China on a blacklist Monday evening, officially labeling China as a “currency manipulator” after the regime took a major step that sent shockwaves through global stock markets. That ...

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Myths of tariffs finally debunked

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You wouldn’t know it from the media reports on tariffs and the trade war with China. Tariffs leveled by the U.S. against unfair trading partner countries aren’t that bad for our economy. ...

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In ironic victory, Trump secures China’s first purchase of American rice

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In a move that would be funny if it weren’t such good news for American farmers, President Trump has sold the Communist nation of China of all things…rice. Supporters of the president ...

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Pompeo talks about trade war, Syria pullout, North Korea: “Kansas workers will eventually benefit”

Mike Pompeo, the U.S. Secretary of State and a former Kansas congressman from Wichita, spoke about some of the key issues he is dealing with as the country’s leader of foreign policy ...

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ANALYSIS: How the media misreading China caused the Dow drop

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On Dec. 4, the Dow Jones Industrial Average had an 800 point drop, a plunge that apparently was caused by Westerners’ misunderstanding of China. According to several media reports, investors had believed ...

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China bows, America pauses trade war

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China has apparently bowed to economic pressures brought on by increased tariffs under the Trump administration. In a closed-door dinner between Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 ...

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