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China's economic activity weakens amid tariff war with US

China’s factory output and consumer spending weakened in April as the U.S.-China trade war over tariffs intensified.        ...

China's economic activity weakens amid tariff war with US

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Why tariff war threatens Beijing’s global economic ambitions BEIJING (AP) — China’s intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing’s ambition to transform itself into the dominant player in global technology. The United States is a vital customer and source of technolog...
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China expected to retaliate over Trump tariff hike, economic adviser says Larry Kudlow says ‘We may know more today or this evening or tomorrow’ after Trump raises spectre of a full-blown trade warThe US expects China to retaliate over the Trump administration’s latest tariff hike, chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow said ...
19:17, 05/12/2019

Pakistan sacks key member of economic team amid IMF talks ISLAMABAD (AP) — Senior Pakistani officials say the government has removed the head of the country’s central bank, a key member of a team currently in talks with the IMF over an $8 billion bailout package. The officials said Saturday that Tariq...
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China’s April exports fall amid US tariff war; imports rise BEIJING (AP) — China’s April exports fell 2.7% from a year ago amid the country’s tariff war with Washington, while imports rebounded to 4% growth. The data reported Wednesday come ahead of a new round of talks aimed at ending the fight w...
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Chinese delegation to hold trade talks in U.S. amid tariff hike threat A Chinese delegation led by Vice Premier Liu He is expected to follow through on plans to visit the United States this week, amid U.S. plans to increase tariffs on Chinese goods....
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Tennessee whiskey exports slump amid Trump tariff turmoil, report says Tennessee whiskey exports, which have climbed steadily in past years, dropped to $135 million from $197 million, according to the report.        ...
18:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. stocks post broad declines amid U.S.-China tariff standoff, recover some losses Wall Street sank on Monday after China defied Washington by announcing retaliatory tariffs, the latest salvo in the two countries' increasingly belligerent trade war, sending investors fleeing equities for less risky assets....
23:51, 05/13/2019

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Kellogg's Operating Profit Weakens in North America Kellogg said a key profit measurement weakened in North America in its latest quarter as it grappled with higher costs and weaker sales. The food company named a new finance chief....
16:17, 05/02/2019

Stocks dive, yuan weakens as U.S.-China trade fight intensifies Global stock markets tumbled on Monday and the Chinese yuan weakened to its lowest level since December as the trade war between the United States and China escalated....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Global shares rocky, yuan weakens as global trade talk shakes markets A major global stocks index fell modestly on Friday while the Chinese yuan weakened as persistent global trade tensions hovered over financial markets....
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China Manufacturing Activity Falters A gauge of China’s factory activity weakened sharply, suggesting that any turnaround in the world’s second-largest economy after months of slower growth has yet to take root....
11:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. Factory Activity Slows in April U.S. factory activity slowed in April, with the Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index falling to 52.8, amid concerns over trade tensions and delays at the U.S.-Mexico border....
19:51, 05/01/2019

Ocean activity is key controller of summer monsoons Each summer, a climatic shift brings persistent wind and rain to much of Southeast Asia, in the form of a seasonal monsoon. The general cause of the monsoon is understood to be an increasing temperature difference between the warming land and the com...
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Spain will not allow its Venezuela embassy to become center of political activity Spain will not allow its embassy in Caracas to be used as a political center for opposition politician Leopoldo Lopez, acting Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said in Lebanon on Friday....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Pompeo says U.S. sees activity indicating possible 'escalation' from Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States has seen activity from Iran that indicated a possible "escalation," one day after the United States said it would send a carrier strike group to the Middle East to counter a "credib...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to US sanctions Iran suggested Monday that it will restart part of its nuclear program in response to tightening US sanctions — as well as reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal that President Trump abandoned. But Iran does not itself plan to ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Moon shrinking because of seismic activity, study finds Seismic activity on the moon is causing it to shrink and wrinkle “like a raisin,” according to an earth-shattering new study. For the first time, scientists have connected moon-quake data to the changing lunar landscape, showing that our satellite is...
23:00, 05/13/2019

Best fitness tracker in India: The top activity bands in 2019 The whole catalogue of fitness-centric tech products have seen immense demand over the past few years, but the most sought after way to track your daily activities seems to be the fitness bands. In India, we have fitness bands ranging from Rs 500 to ...
09:17, 05/15/2019

Google will soon let you auto-delete activity and location data If you're worried about your Google data history coming back to haunt you, you'll be glad to hear that there's now an easy way to keep that history brief. Google is rolling out auto-delete controls for your activity data and location h...
19:51, 05/01/2019

Pompeo visits Baghdad, warns of Iranian activity U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced visit to Baghdad on Tuesday and met with the Iraqi prime minister after telling reporters the United States was concerned about Iraqi sovereignty because of increasing Iranian activity....
00:34, 05/08/2019

Trading Activity In VIX Futures Spurs CFE To Busiest Month In History CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that September 2012 was the most-active trading month ever for futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®). The record trading activity in VIX f...
15:51, 05/02/2019

Cboe Global Markets Reports Record Trading Activity CHICAGO – November 1, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported several new trading records.  ...
17:51, 05/01/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S. factory activity at 2-1/2-year low, points to slowing economy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a 2-1/2-year low in April amid a sharp drop in new orders while construction spending unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting economic growth was moderating after surging in the first quarter....
20:00, 05/01/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
00:51, 05/17/2019

Cboe Europe Equities Reports January Volume and Activity LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced volume and highlights for Cboe Europe Equities for January 2018, summarising the first mont...
23:34, 05/01/2019

U.S. factory activity at two-and-half-year low, points to slowing economy U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to a 2-1/2-year low in April amid a sharp drop in new orders while construction spending unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting economic growth was moderating after surging in the first quarter....
22:00, 05/01/2019

Scientists Restore Some Brain Activity in Recently Slaughtered Pigs (NEW YORK) — Scientists restored some activity within the brains of pigs that had been slaughtered hours before, raising hopes for some medical advances and questions about the definition of death. The brains could not think or sense anything, ...
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Iran To Restart Part Of Nuclear Activity After US Withdrawal From Deal Iran will restart part of its halted nuclear programme in response to the US withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal but does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, the state-run IRIB news......
02:34, 05/07/2019

Google Introduces New Feature to Auto-Delete Your Location and Activity Data Knowing that our apps gather boatloads of information about us—some for years—can be unsettling. Google’s various apps are chief among these, and the company said it has heard user requests to make managing their data a simpler process. The company a...
00:17, 05/02/2019

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US warns Beijing's Arctic activity risks creating 'new South China Sea' Secretary of state chides China’s ‘aggressive behaviour’Pompeo also accuses Russia of ‘provocative actions’The US plans to beef up its Arctic presence to keep Russia’s and China’s “aggressive behaviour” in check in the resource-rich region, the secre...
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17:17, 05/13/2019

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08:34, 05/03/2019

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23:00, 04/30/2019

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13:00, 05/13/2019

Cuba to ration more products due to economic crisis, U.S. sanctions Communist-run Cuba said on Friday it would control more the sales of certain foodstuff and hygiene products, including adding some back to the ration card, due to shortages that it blamed partly on the tightening of the U.S. trade embargo....
02:00, 05/11/2019

Indonesia president says to go all out in second term to boost economic reform Indonesian President Joko Widodo pledged on Thursday to slim the government during his second term and cut red tape hampering investment to achieve an ambitious growth target in Southeast Asia's biggest economy by 2045....
11:00, 05/09/2019

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17:51, 05/09/2019

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In Iran, economic struggles trump fears of US confrontation TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Battered by U.S. sanctions and its depreciating rial currency, Iran’s 80 million people struggle to buy meat, medicine and other staples of daily life. Now they wonder aloud about America’s intentions as it sends an ai...
08:17, 05/19/2019

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10:51, 05/15/2019

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07:17, 05/17/2019

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08:34, 05/10/2019

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23:51, 05/02/2019

Cuba launches rationing in face of economic crisis HAVANA (AP) — The Cuban government says it will begin rationing chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis. Commerce Minister Betsy Díaz Velázquez told the state-run Cuban News Agency Friday that ...
00:51, 05/11/2019

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04:00, 05/13/2019

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15:34, 05/13/2019

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20:17, 05/11/2019

Trump offers support for economic reforms in call with Macri Trump and Macri "discussed important Argentine economic reform measures implemented by President Macri, and also discussed regional challenges," a White House spokesman said in a statement. ...
06:34, 05/10/2019

Ramaphosa's economic reforms in focus as ANC adjusts to smaller majority Boosting South African growth and overhauling bloated power firm Eskom are post-election priorities for the African National Congress, but a reduced majority may force President Cyril Ramaphosa to compromise on those and other economic reforms....
14:51, 05/13/2019

Japan Finmin Aso: Sino-U.S. trade war won't trigger economic crisis Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday the Sino-U.S. trade war would not immediately trigger an economic shock on the scale of the "Lehman shock", though the friction between the world's two largest economies is unlikely to be resolved ea...
10:17, 05/14/2019

Brazil's Ambev in stronger position to benefit from economic recovery -CEO Brazilian beverages firm Ambev SA has emerged from the country's economic recession in a stronger position to compete in the beer market and is increasingly betting on premium brands to drive volumes up, executives said on Tuesday....
19:51, 05/07/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX drops at open after weak economic data Canada's main stock index fell at open on Tuesday, as mood of investors soured after data showed the country's economy unexpectedly contracted in February....
15:51, 04/30/2019

Bosch says trade disputes, economic slowdown will hit this year's profit Bosch said earnings rose to $6.2 billion last year, but warned that 2019 sales will stagnate in the face of a slowdown in the global economy and continuing trade disputes....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Turkey set to pass economic legislation before Istanbul vote: Hurriyet Turkey's government aims to pass an economic legislation package ahead of next month's renewed Istanbul mayoral election, the Hurriyet newspaper reported on Friday, including the transfer of the central bank's legal reserves to the Treasury....
12:51, 05/17/2019

Maryland comptroller calls for economic retaliation against Alabama after abortion ban Maryland's top financial officer on Thursday called for a number of retaliatory economic measures against Alabama in response to the state's passage of the nation's most restrictive abortion legislation, signed Wednesday by Republican ...
19:34, 05/16/2019

Economic Scene: Fisticuffs Over the Route to a Clean-Energy Future A Stanford professor’s vision of an economy wholly powered by renewable fuels has drawn a heated rebuttal from scholars who question many of its assumptions....
20:17, 04/28/2019

German Economic Slowdown Triggers New Divisions in Governing Coalition A sharp economic slowdown in Germany has sparked a loud debate in the government about economic and policy priorities, putting fresh strain on the fractious left-right coalition....
21:51, 05/09/2019

IMF's Lagarde says U.S.-China trade war could be risk for world economic outlook The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters on Friday during a visit to Uzbekistan....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Economic View: Why a Tax the U.S. Hasn’t Embraced Has Found Favor in Much of the World Value-added taxes are popular in many countries, especially those that are less affluent. The great advantage is a built-in feature that deters tax evasion, an emerging body of research shows....
22:17, 05/17/2019

Wall St. gains on upbeat earnings, strong economic data U.S. stocks rose on Thursday as upbeat earnings from Walmart and Cisco, and robust domestic economic data helped investors overlook worries about the ongoing trade war between the United States and China....
17:00, 05/16/2019

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17:34, 05/16/2019

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20:34, 05/16/2019

Chinese-U.S. Economic Integration Frays as Trade Talks Stumble The world’s two largest economies appear to be headed in different directions. Cross-border investment has come under pressure as national-security concerns rise and multinationals hedge their bets....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Tucson IDA board member receives economic development award TUCSON – The acting president of the Tucson Industrial Development Authority Board of Directors was selected to receive the William Lampkin Award for Long Term Excellence in Economic Development from the Arizona Association for Economic Development (...
23:34, 05/13/2019

Survey: Democrats ignore economic boom in dissing Trump Anti-Trump partisanship has turned Democrats even further away from President Trump despite the economic surge and accompanying drop in unemployment that has pushed many in a new poll to feel better about the direction of the nation and their own fin...
19:34, 05/08/2019

IMF mission team travels to Argentina to review economic plan "An IMF team led by Roberto Cardarelli will arrive in Buenos Aires on May 8 in the context of the fourth review of Argentina's economic plan that supports the 36-month Stand-By Agreement," said an IMF spokeswoman. ...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Marriott Revenue Lags as Slower Economic Growth Pressures Hotels Marriott International posted weaker than expected revenue growth from guest stays in the latest period, but said its business is stable as it generates more money in fees and expands its portfolio....
22:00, 05/10/2019

April business survey predicts slower pace of economic growth in the US A survey of corporate economists predicts the pace of growth will decline as employers face pressure to raise wages, spend more on worker training, and automate tasks because of the low unemployment rate....
16:00, 04/29/2019

Vidal introduces economic relief measures in Buenos Aires Province Governor follows in footsteps of national administration, announcing raft of measures to "relieve the pockets" of those living in Buenos Aires Province....
22:51, 04/28/2019

US STOCKS-Wall St advances as earnings, economic data beat expectations Wall Street extended its rally in afternoon trading on Thursday as upbeat earnings and strong economic data put investors in a buying mood, with technology companies leading the charge....
21:34, 05/16/2019

Rationing Begins, as Cuba Braces for Economic Impact From Venezuela Crisis Fallout from the power struggle in Venezuela can be felt far beyond its borders, perhaps nowhere more than in Cuba. The U.S. has said Havana’s support for strongman Nicolás Maduro is helping him stay in power in Caracas; as punishment, t...
22:51, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Ambev in stronger position to benefit from economic recovery -CEO Brazilian beverages firm Ambev SA has emerged from the country's economic recession in a stronger position to compete in the beer market and is increasingly betting on premium brands to drive volumes up, executives said on Tuesday....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Wall St. climbs as jobs data supports upbeat economic outlook U.S. stocks rose in a broad-based rally on Friday as stronger-than-expected job growth in April coupled with muted wage gains left investors upbeat about the outlook for the economy and interest rates....
00:34, 05/04/2019

As China invests in economic future, US faces 'big problem' without policy changes, Rubio says As China rises as an economic superpower and U.S. rival, America must take a cue and reinvest in its own future by focusing on its workers, "reimagining" its higher education system and making wise trade policy decisions, according to Sen. Marco Rubi...
05:51, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-IMF's Lagarde says U.S.-China trade war could be risk for world economic outlook The trade war between the United States and China could be a risk to the world economic outlook if it is not resolved, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde told Reuters on Friday during a visit to Uzbekistan....
10:34, 05/18/2019

Cuba Rations Staple Foods and Soap in Face of Economic Crisis The commerce minister blamed the Trump administration’s hardening trade embargo, but economists give equal or greater blame to a plunge in aid from Venezuela....
11:34, 05/11/2019

Cuba faults Trump’s trade policy for causing its economic crisis Cuba is blaming President Trump for its latest economic crisis, but experts say Venezuela is just as great a cause, if not more. The Communist government in Havana released a long list of products it is now rationing, blaming the tightening of the US...
18:34, 05/11/2019

Bernie Sanders slams Joe Biden for downplaying China's economic threat to the US Sen. Bernie Sanders has tried to set himself apart from former Vice President Joe Biden on free trade issues in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary....
16:34, 05/02/2019

Papua New Guinea debate: PNG takes bold step onto financial and economic map Last year was key in the development of one of Oceania’s more unexplored yet potential-rich economies. Its inaugural $500 million sovereign dollar bond caught light and its hosting of the APEC Summit was a hit. The country now needs investment to unl...
11:51, 05/15/2019

Faced with economic and food shortage crisis, Cuba ramps up rationing In the midst of a growing economic and shortage crisis – in which Cubans are having to line up for hours to purchase basic food supplies in supermarkets – the Cuban government has introduced comprehensive rationing of staple products....
19:34, 05/13/2019

Trump’s effort to remake the Fed and accelerate economic growth hits a setback Multiple Republican senators criticized or outright rejected President Trump’s plans to nominate political supporter Stephen Moore, and another backer, Herman Cain, pulled out of consideration after facing opposition....
08:34, 05/01/2019

President Trump is wrong to count out Beto O'Rourke: Former Obama economic adviser As 2020 Democratic hopeful Beto O'Rourke revives interest in his presidential campaign, former economic adviser to Obama Robert Wolf warns that the Texas representative is a force to be reckoned with....
18:51, 05/15/2019

Courting Black Support, Booker and Harris Pitch Differing Economic Plans As income inequality becomes a central issue for Democrats, two plans offered by Senators Cory Booker and Kamala Harris offer a proxy of the battle between them....
12:00, 05/01/2019

Cuba government announces food rations in response to dire economic crisis Commerce Minister Betsy Diaz Velazquez told the state-run Cuban News Agency that various forms of rationing would be employed in order to deal with shortages of staple foods. She blamed the hardening of the U.S. trade embargo by the Trump administrat...
04:17, 05/11/2019

Growing economic anxiety hits Main Street, pointing to more volatility ahead Small-business confidence declined in the Q1, according to a new CNBC/SurveyMonkey survey. After reaching an all-time high in the Q3r 2018, entrepreneurs across the U.S. have grown more concerned about business conditions, revenue and hiring....
20:34, 04/28/2019

U.S. Expects China Retaliation Over Increased Tariffs, White House Economic Adviser Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. is awaiting retaliation from China over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade, the president’s chief economic adviser said on Sunday. “The expected countermeasures have no...
18:51, 05/12/2019

‘Once-in-a-generation opportunity’ will be squandered, warns Guterres, unless social, economic, environmental challenges are met Unless the world faces its “social, economic and environmental challenges head-on”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will not be met....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Europe May Use Trump’s Favorite Economic Weapon to Punish His Inaction on Climate Change The threat in French President Emmanuel Macron’s remarks last week was easy to miss. But if he follows through, its effects wouldn’t be. More than 40 minutes into a meandering press conference, Macron reiterated his goal to put fighting c...
19:34, 05/03/2019

CORRECTED-US STOCKS-Wall St gains on earnings boost, strong economic data U.S. stock indexes rose 1 percent on Thursday and were on pace to extend a two-day winning streak, lifted by better-than-expected earnings from Cisco and Walmart, and robust economic data that underscored the strength of the domestic economy....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Tariff imposed on tomatoes from Mexico NOGALES, Ariz. – The Trump Administration imposed a tomato tariff on fresh tomatoes imported from Mexico that went into effect May 7. Now, several Florida tomato growers are complaining that Mexico is undercutting them. The Suspension Agreemen...
13:17, 05/14/2019

White House Economic Advisor Contradicts President Trump on Who Actually Pays for the Tariffs on China White House Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow seemed to contradict President Donald Trump on Sunday, admitting that Trump’s increasing tariffs on Chinese goods will put an economic burden on American consumers and businesses. Kudlow sat for a...
04:51, 05/13/2019

Fed holds rates steady and signals no hikes in coming months but upgrades economic outlook Fed holds rates steady and signals no upcoming hikes amid low inflation but upgrades its appraisal of economy. Trump has called for a big rate cut        ...
21:51, 05/01/2019

Venezuela's socialist collapse is worse economic failure than Soviet Union, Zimbabwe, experts say Venezuela’s socialist regime failure is the single largest economic collapse outside war in over four decades, beating the fall of the Soviet Union or Zimbabwe’s collapse under Robert Mugabe, economists say....
14:17, 05/18/2019

‘High-level fear-mongering’: Trump’s economic team drives ‘socialism’ attack Departing from wonky tradition, economic aides — echoing Trump campaign themes — are spotlighting what they call socialism’s potentially disastrous impact....
11:51, 05/02/2019

Gingrich slams Booker for claiming Trump's 'taking credit' for Obama economic recovery Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Monday that Sen. Cory Booker was wrong to claim that President Trump is taking credit for an economic boom started by former President Barack Obama....
02:17, 05/07/2019

India's Congress party vows to "clean up" economic data gathering if wins election India's main opposition Congress party will review how economic data is collected and interpreted if it wins a general election this month, a senior party official said, amid doubts over the reliability of official data....
14:51, 05/13/2019

How much for a can of beans? Red Dead Online's virtual world grapples with real economic problems Players of critically lauded 'Red Dead Redemption 2's online offshoot are upset about the game's economy. It's not the first to raise gamers' ire.        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Macy's CEO says tariff escalation could hurt business Macy's Inc said on Wednesday the latest tariffs on Chinese imports by Washington are hitting its furniture business and warned investors that additional levies would leave its clothing and accessory categories vulnerable as well....
08:17, 05/16/2019

U.S. and China Negotiators Meet For Talks Over Tariff War (BEIJING) — American and Chinese trade negotiators met Wednesday for talks on their bruising tariff war after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. side might be moving toward a decision on whether to make a deal with Beijing. Wednesd...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Gold Edges Higher After Tariff Threat Gold prices inched higher Monday, boosted by declines in stocks and other risk assets after President Trump threatened to escalate the U.S.-China trade fight....
20:34, 05/06/2019

Wall Street hit hard by escalation of tariff war Wall Street's main indexes tumbled on Monday after Beijing announced plans to retaliate with higher tariffs on U.S. goods, raising fears that another round of tit-for-tat measures could push the U.S. economy toward recession....
18:51, 05/13/2019

Expert: Tariff hikes will cause consumer pain A trade expert from Northwestern University says the Trump administration's tariff hikes will be painful for consumers. U.S. import taxes on $200 billion of Chinese goods jumped to 25% on Friday, from 10%, (May 10)      ...
03:51, 05/11/2019

President calls China tariff war 'a little squabble' President Trump told reporters that he has a "very good dialogue" going with China and touted his "extraordinary" relationship with Chinese President Xi Jinping....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Watters on Beto's climate plan: He's a 'scam artist' who feels guilty about America's economic success "The Five" host Jesse Watters had some tough words for 2020 hopeful Beto O'Rourke after the former Texas representative proposed a $5 trillion climate change plan alongside the claim that the United States only had 10 years left to address the issue....
05:00, 05/01/2019

Populist economic frustration threatens Trump’s strongest reelection issue, Post-ABC poll finds A clear majority of Americans, including large shares of Democratic and independent voters and a significant slice of Republicans, think the economy mainly benefits people already in power....
14:17, 04/29/2019

Booker, other Dems are wrong to claim Trump's economic boom started by former president Obama: Gingrich Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Monday that Sen. Cory Booker was wrong to claim that President Trump is incorrectly taking credit for an economic boom started by former President Barack Obama....
20:51, 05/06/2019

Tesla bid for tariff exemption on Model 3 'brain' rejected by U.S. U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla's bid for relief from President Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" in the Model 3, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial development plans....
04:34, 05/04/2019

U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Autopilot 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25-percent tariffs on the Chinese-made Autopilot "brain" of its Model 3 and other electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's indus...
06:34, 05/04/2019

Markets Right Now: Stocks sink as tariff deadline approaches NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are falling broadly on Wall Street as a midnight deadline approaches for the U.S. and China to reach a trade deal before higher tariffs kick in. Top ...
18:17, 05/09/2019

Stock markets plunge on Trump tariff threats US stocks slumped on Monday, with the blue-chip Dow Jones Industrial Average falling over 350 points, after President Donald Trump shocked investors by threatening to hike tariffs on Chinese goods this week, sparking a flight from riskier assets. Tru...
19:17, 05/06/2019

Trump tariff threats to China sinks stocks Stocks are dropping sharply after President Donald Trump threatened more tariffs against China. (May 6)        ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Trump Issues Tariff Threat on Chinese Goods President Trump threatened to drastically ramp up U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports, an 11th-hour twist that puts in doubt whether the two sides can reach a trade deal this week....
01:51, 05/06/2019

Prices for Mexican tomatoes expected to increase 40% to 85% with new tariff The U.S. will impose a 17.5% tariff on imported Mexican tomatoes, a move that experts say may lead to shortages and price hikes.        ...
05:17, 05/08/2019

China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation BEIJING (AP) — China says it will take ‘necessary countermeasures’ after U.S. tariff increase but gives no details of retaliation....
07:17, 05/10/2019

Trump may need more than tariff threats to rattle China on trade U.S. President Donald Trump may have to choose between U.S. stock markets and hampering the Chinese economy enough to make Beijing bend on the ongoing trade dispute....
12:34, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Trump administration ups tariff talk on China WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the tariffs standoff between the United States and China (all times local): 6:50 p.m. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says his office is preparing to impose tariffs on the $300 billion in Chinese products t...
11:00, 05/11/2019

China Stocks Fall Most In Over 3 Years On Tariff Threats The blue-chip CSI300 index and the Shanghai Composite Index both tumbled more than 5 per cent, posting their steepest single-day drop since February 2016...
12:17, 05/06/2019

Global shares, oil drop after Trump tariff threat Global financial markets reeled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week....
10:17, 05/06/2019

Global Stocks Rebound as Tariff Increase Comes Into Force Global stocks rallied in the wake of Washington’s decision to impose higher tariffs on China, and Beijing’s promise to retaliate, as investors pinned hopes on the continuing dialogue between the two nations....
11:00, 05/10/2019

U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial deve...
00:34, 05/04/2019

Fox's Neil Cavuto says Trump 'lying' on tariff math Fox Business host Neil Cavuto said Tuesday that President Trump was "lying" when he claimed that U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods had taken in $100 billion in revenue for the government....
04:51, 05/15/2019

Mexico weighs retaliatory tariff against U.S. over border slowdowns Mexico is considering a retaliatory tariff against the United States over delays at the border that it is blaming on the reassignment of agents from customs inspections to dealing with the dramatic rise in migrants seeking political asylum....
19:17, 04/30/2019

US targets $300B of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes A man chats with workers near a fruit section selling oranges from the United States and fruits from China at a supermarket in Beijing, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion wort...
15:17, 05/14/2019

Trump warns China not to retaliate against tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday warned China not to retaliate against a hike in tariffs he imposed last week and said that the nation "will be hurt very badly if you don't make a deal."...
13:34, 05/13/2019

For 'tariff man' Trump, levies start looking like goal, not tool President Trump’s tariffs are looking like an end goal rather than a tool and more tangible than any of the deals the president has promised. And that, economists agree, bodes badly for the U.S. and global economies....
22:51, 05/14/2019

U.S. Stocks Gain Ground on Auto-Tariff Delay Stocks gained ground as concerns over trade negotiations between Washington and Beijing were offset by a delay in an expected U.S. decision on whether to impose new tariffs on vehicle and auto-parts imports....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Kudlow says China will retaliate over Trump’s tariff hike ​President Trump’s top economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Sunday that he expected China to retaliate against the administration’s planned tariff hike. “I think I do, but it’s interesting, the expected countermeasures haven’t yet materialized,” ...
18:51, 05/12/2019

US rejects Tesla's bid for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25% tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicle....
23:34, 05/03/2019

U.S. rejects bid by Tesla for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicle, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial devel...
23:17, 05/03/2019

U.S. hog producers cheer easing of tariff fight with Mexico American farmers cheered news of a reduced tariff war with Mexico, especially hog producers who have seen the price for their pork fall below cost of production....
02:00, 05/18/2019

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement on ways to safeguard  and improve women’s and girls’ access to social protection systems, public ser...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, said top executives from across the United Nations system on Thursday....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Larry Kudlow fires back at Cory Booker's claim Obama deserves credit for economic recovery National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow fired back at Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., Sunday after the Democratic presidential candidate said President Trump was "taking credit for a recovery that started under Obama."...
01:51, 05/06/2019

‘Economic Version of Black Lives Matter’: Nipsey Hussle Planned to Tackle Gentrification Before His Life Was Cut Short The stories of Nipsey Hussle’s entrepreneurship and community activism were legion following his being gunned down in front of the store he owned in South Los Angeles....
07:00, 05/09/2019

Tariff Threats Pose Challenge for China's Xi to Keep Talks on Track President Trump’s new tariff threat is putting Chinese leader Xi Jinping in a bind about how to keep the negotiations on track and shore up China’s economy while not being seen as caving to Washington....
17:51, 05/06/2019

China-US trade talks still on, Beijing says, despite Trump tariff threat A Chinese official said Monday that Beijing was still planning on sending negotiators to the U.S. for scheduled trade talks this week, despite President Trump's abrupt threat Sunday to place tariffs of 25% on all incoming goods from China, a sharp es...
16:34, 05/06/2019

Trump ratchets up pressure on China, threatens tariff hikes President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China on Sunday to reach a trade deal, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
10:17, 05/06/2019

US tariff increase on $200B of Chinese imports takes effect BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump’s increased tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports are taking effect, heightening tensions with Beijing. At 12:01 a.m. Eastern time Friday, the Trump administration raised the import taxes on those good...
07:17, 05/10/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff increase takes effect U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods took effect, ratcheting up tensions between the world's two biggest economies....
07:51, 05/10/2019

Apple faces 14% price hike if U.S. adds new 25% Chinese tariff Trade tensions between the U.S. and China will force Apple to either raise its U.S. prices, or absorb steep tariffs in order to keep customers.Read More...
20:34, 05/14/2019

India Delays Levying Of Retaliatory Tariff On US Goods To June 16 India delayed on Tuesday the implementation of higher tariffs on some goods imported from the United States to June 16, according to a government statement....
20:51, 05/14/2019

Farmers could take more blows in latest round of tariff escalation with China Though the $60 billion of retaliatory tariffs China announced Monday includes a long list of foods produced in the United States, industry experts say the impact on U.S. agriculture is difficult to predict....
01:51, 05/14/2019

Trump's China tariff threat sends Wall St. lower U.S. stocks posted broad-based declines on Monday after President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods this week, triggering worries about a global economic slowdown....
21:17, 05/06/2019

China warns of retaliation if US follows through with Trump tariff hike threat The Chinese government said Wednesday that it would retaliate if the Trump administration followed through with its threat to sharply hike tariffs on its goods by midnight Thursday. The warning comes on the eve of China's Vice Premier Liu He coming t...
23:51, 05/08/2019

Soybean prices near 10-year low after Trump's tariff threat to China Soybean prices are nearing their lowest level in a decade following a series of tweets from President Donald Trump on Sunday that threatened to increase tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of Chinese imports....
01:00, 05/09/2019

Trump's tariff threat leaves Beijing stalling on talks Trump on Sunday raised pressure on Beijing to strike a trade deal by announcing he would increase tariffs on US$200 billion of Chinese imports Friday to 25 percent from 10 percent. He also floated the possibility of extending a new 25 percent duty on...
08:51, 05/07/2019

China's backtracking on trade commitments triggered US tariff hike The United States is preparing to impose a higher tariff rate on billions of dollars worth of Chinese goods. The country's top trade negotiator and treasury secretary have shed more light on the surprise move....
08:51, 05/07/2019

Trump says China trade deal is possible as tariff deadline nears President Trump, speaking at an event in Washington, said he may hold a phone call with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, who had sent him a "beautiful" letter about working closely together....
00:00, 05/10/2019

Mexico says it is close to U.S. metals tariff deal, waiting for Canada Mexico is close to resolving its dispute with the United States over steel and aluminum tariffs without quotas but hopes Canada can reach a similar agreement before completing it, a senior Mexican official said on Wednesday....
08:17, 05/16/2019

After tariff threats, many Chinese see Trump as a Marvel villain out to destroy them President Trump’s threats to increase tariffs led Chinese stock markets to their worst day in almost four years. And the Chinese Internet was awash in memes comparing Trump to Thanos, the ultimate bad guy from the Avengers series....
05:34, 05/07/2019

Shares up as Trump finds reverse gear for car tariff threat US and European stock market values have surged on reports Donald Trump is to delay, by up to six months, a decision to impose tariffs on car imports to the US....
21:51, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 3-Kinder Morgan's $1.75 bln gas pipeline hit with steel tariff -filing U.S. pipeline operator Kinder Morgan Inc will pay a tariff on imported steel used in a $1.75 billion natural gas pipeline project, the U.S. Department of Commerce ruled on Monday, dealing a setback to energy industry efforts to avoid the penalties....
02:17, 05/07/2019

Chinese delegation will come to the US for trade talks after Trump tariff threat The team from Beijing was set to start talks with American negotiators on Wednesday as the world's two largest economies push for a trade agreement....
21:34, 05/06/2019

China expresses regret over U.S. tariff hike, vows countermeasures China on Friday said it "deeply regrets" the United States' decision to increase tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25% from 10%, adding without elaborating that it would take necessary countermeasures....
07:51, 05/10/2019

Trump ratchets up tariff threat after talks show no progress U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China, underscoring a lack of progress by U.S. and Chinese negotiators in talks aimed at ending an escalating trade w...
10:34, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Autopilot 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25-percent tariffs on the Chinese-made Autopilot "brain" of its Model 3 and other electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's indus...
04:17, 05/04/2019

Trump’s China Tariff Threat Could Be His Riskiest Trade Move Yet When Donald Trump blasts China’s unfair business tactics, he tends to highlight the manufacturing jobs that he pledged to bring back in his 2016 campaign. But one of the toughest sticking points in his trade negotiations this week is from a sid...
05:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. rejects Tesla bid for tariff exemption for Model 3 'brain' U.S. trade officials rejected Tesla Inc's bid for relief from President Donald Trump's 25 percent tariffs on the Chinese-made computer "brain" of its Model 3 electric vehicles, one of more than 1,000 product denials linked to China's industrial deve...
23:17, 05/03/2019

Trump Issues Tariff Threat and China Considers Pulling Out of Talks President Trump threatened to drastically ramp up U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports, a surprise twist that put an accord in doubt as Beijing considered pulling out of talks scheduled to begin this week....
08:00, 05/06/2019

Trump's latest tariff threat leaves Beijing stalling on next talks China’s foreign ministry said that officials were still planning to travel to the U.S. for the next round of talks -- but was unable to confirm when amid signs that a delay is now being considered....
14:00, 05/06/2019

Trump’s Tariff Hike Looms Over Ongoing U.S.-China Trade Talks (WASHINGTON) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators met Thursday just hours before the United States was set to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. China has threatened ...
06:34, 05/10/2019

U.S. stock futures slip after tariff hike, Asia shares eke out gains U.S. stock futures fell and Asian shares held onto earlier-pared gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hike on $200 billion of Chinese goods took effect, raising tensions between the world's two biggest economies despite ongoing...
11:17, 05/10/2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin BEIJING (AP) — Chinese exporters of all sorts of products, from power adapters and computers to vacuum cleaners, are anxiously hoping trade talks in Washington this week will yield a deal that might stave off higher U.S. tariffs on imports from China...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Factbox: Tariff wars - duties imposed by Trump and U.S. trading partners U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would raise tariffs to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese imports by the end of the week....
01:51, 05/06/2019

Lloyd Blankfein says Trump’s tariff hikes could be an ‘effective negotiating tool’ President Trump’s trade war with China just got a plug from Lloyd Blankfein, the ex-CEO of Goldman Sachs. In a late Tuesday tweet that surprised some Wall Streeters, Blankfein threw his weight behind the White House’s proposed hike of tariffs on $200...
22:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues tariff increase notice, allows grace period U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12:01 a.m. EDT (0401 GMT) on Friday, the final step toward activation of President Donald Trump's plann...
02:17, 05/10/2019

Trump delays tariff decision on European and Japanese autos for 6 months The president had previously threatened to raise import tariffs on foreign cars as a matter of national security on May 18. It was announced that the decision over the hikes will be delayed for 180 days....
16:51, 05/17/2019

Fact Check: Trump’s Inaccurate Tariff and Trade Claims in Florida President Trump, at a rally on Wednesday night, wrongly described the revenue generated from tariffs on China and exaggerated the effect of a trade deal with South Korea....
07:00, 05/09/2019

JP Morgan: The US-China tariff battle is just the start of a global trade reordering "I think we have to recognize as equity investors, in particular, this is now the new normal," said James Sullivan, head of Asia ex-Japan equity research at J.P. Morgan....
16:17, 05/13/2019

Asian shares turn south after Trump vows tariff hike Asian equities tumbled, oil prices plunged and the safe-haven yen strengthened early on Monday as trade negotiations between China and the United States deteriorated suddenly, reversing apparent progress made in recent months....
02:51, 05/06/2019

Chinese yuan tumbles as Trump's tariff threats sting markets The Chinese yuan plunged against the U.S. dollar on Monday morning, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened increased tariffs on Chinese goods, surprising markets after weeks of talk that a trade deal was imminent....
12:34, 05/06/2019

Global shares, oil slump after Trump vows China tariff hike Global financial markets tumbled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week....
06:17, 05/06/2019

U.S.: China reneged on trade commitments, sparking Trump tariff hike China backtracked on substantial commitments it made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into effect on Friday, top U.S. trade officials said on Monday...
05:00, 05/07/2019

Global shares, oil plunge after Trump vows China tariff hike Global financial markets reeled on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump unexpectedly jacked up pressure on China to reach a trade deal in the midst of negotiations, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods this week....
07:34, 05/06/2019

Cramer: Markets could roar after we get past Friday's Uber, tariff gauntlet Even if the Uber IPO gets botched and the world's largest economies do not come to a trade truce on Friday, the market will remain in decent shape at the end of the week, Cramer said....
05:17, 05/09/2019

First day of U.S.-China trade talks ends; Trump's tariff hike set to take effect Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators concluded the first of two days of talks on Thursday to rescue a trade deal that is close to collapsing as Washington prepares to go ahead with plans to hike tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars of goods i...
07:51, 05/10/2019

China shows eagerness to deal despite Trump tariff threat, analysts say By sending Vice Premier Liu He to Washington just 24 hours before President Trump's threat to raise China tariffs to 25% goes into effect, China is signaling that it wants to get a trade deal finished, trade policy analysts say....
19:34, 05/08/2019

No surrender in China as markets react to latest US trade tariff hike Despite months of relative optimism over Sino-US trade talks, things have hit the skids in recent days with US tariff hikes on Chinese imports. Market reaction has been negative and all eyes are now on China’s response....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Donald Trump Orders Tariff Rises On Remaining Chinese Imports US President Donald Trump on Friday ordered a tariff hike on almost all remaining imports from China, less than 24 hours after Washington raised tariffs on approximately $200 billion of Chinese goods....
08:34, 05/11/2019

A new tariff on Mexican fresh tomatoes is in effect. Get ready for prices to skyrocket. Say goodbye to the 22-year-old Tomato Suspension Agreement, which required tomato growers in the United States and Mexico to agree to a minimum price for imports....
04:34, 05/08/2019

China, U.S. to hold more trade talks as Trump ratchets up tariff threat China and the United States have agreed to hold more trade talks in Beijing, Vice Premier Liu He said, as U.S. President Donald Trump ordered his trade chief to begin the process of imposing tariffs on all remaining imports from China....
10:34, 05/11/2019

As tariff hike looms, China asks U.S. to meet it halfway, denies backtracking China appealed to the United States to meet it halfway to salvage a deal that could end their trade war, with its chief negotiator in Washington for two days of talks hoping to stave off U.S. tariff increases set to be triggered on Friday....
14:00, 05/09/2019

Wall St. ends lower as investors weigh Trump's China tariff threat U.S. stocks fell on Monday after President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, though they pared much of their early losses as healthcare shares rose and some investors remained confident of an eventual trade agreement....
23:34, 05/06/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Stocks, currencies gain as investors look past U.S. tariff hike Emerging-market shares and currencies gained on Friday as renewed hope for progress in trade talks between the United States and China overshadowed an increase in tariffs for Chinese goods....
12:34, 05/10/2019

Trump tariff threat leaves U.S.-China talks in limbo as markets fall U.S. President Donald Trump's escalation of a trade war with China left plans in limbo on Monday for high-level negotiations later this week to end the dispute....
21:17, 05/06/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold gains as risk appetite dips on Trump's tariff threat Gold prices rose on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on Chinese imports rekindled trade tensions between the two economies and pushed investors to seek insurance in safe-haven assets....
11:00, 05/07/2019

WRAPUP 6-U.S.: China reneged on trade commitments, sparking Trump tariff hike China backtracked on substantial commitments it made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into effect on Friday, top U.S. trade officials said on Monday...
07:51, 05/07/2019

China says its top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, will go to Washington this week for tariff war talks BEIJING (AP) — China says its top trade negotiator, Vice Premier Liu He, will go to Washington this week for tariff war talks....
09:51, 05/07/2019

Stock futures tumble as Trump's China tariff threat rattles investors Wall Street was set to open sharply lower on Monday after President Donald Trump in a surprising move threatened to hike tariffs on Chinese goods this week, reigniting fears of a global slowdown and shattering a period of relative calm in markets....
14:51, 05/06/2019

A new tariff on Mexican fresh tomatoes starts Tuesday. Get ready for prices to skyrocket. Say goodbye to the 22-year-old Tomato Suspension Agreement, which required tomato growers in the United States and Mexico to agree to a minimum price for imports....
02:51, 05/08/2019

U.S. Customs agency issues notice of higher tariff rate on Chinese goods U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday it would begin collecting a 25 percent tariff on a $200 billion category of Chinese imports at 12:01 a.m. (0401 GMT) on Friday, another step toward activation of President Donald Trump's planned tar...
22:17, 05/09/2019

GE CEO expects weaker quarters for rest of 2019, higher China tariff costs General Electric Co Chief Executive Larry Culp said on Wednesday that the company will likely have weaker quarters for the rest of the year after a surprisingly good start in the first quarter....
22:34, 05/08/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St tumbles at open after China plans tariff retaliation U.S. stocks fell sharply at the open on Monday after Beijing announced plans to retaliate with tariffs on U.S. goods, raising fears that another round of tit-for-tat measures could push the U.S. economy toward recession....
16:51, 05/13/2019

CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls as Trump's tariff threats roil global markets Canada's main stock index on Monday hit its lowest level in nearly a month after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering a global rout in risky assets....
17:17, 05/06/2019

China considers canceling trade talks with U.S. after Trump vows new tariff hike: WSJ China is considering canceling trade talks with the United States this week after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to hike tariffs on China, the Wall street Journal reported on Sunday citing a source....
07:34, 05/06/2019

U.S. Customs agency allows grace period for goods subject to China tariff hike U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff increase to 25 percent from 10 percent on $200 billion of Chinese goods will not apply to U.S.-bound cargoes that leave China before 12:01 a.m. on Friday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said on Thursday....
02:17, 05/10/2019

Toyota says Trump's latest tariff threat shows Japanese investments in US 'not welcomed' The company's comments Friday come after the White House said U.S.Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will "address the threatened impairment" of national security from auto imports....
02:51, 05/18/2019

Cellphones and laptops on latest USTR China tariff list, drugs excluded A list of products subject to possible U.S. tariffs on about $300 billion of Chinese imports will include cellphones and laptop computers but not pharmaceuticals and rare earth materials, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office said on Monday....
10:17, 05/14/2019

Trump issued latest tariff threat after told of China back-tracking, report says In talks last week in Beijing, Chinese officials told their U.S. counterparts they would not agree to a trade deal that required changes to Chinese law, Bloomberg reported. China had previously agreed to change its laws in the text of the deal, they ...
04:51, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 3-GE CEO expects weaker quarters for rest of 2019, higher China tariff costs General Electric Co Chief Executive Larry Culp said on Wednesday that the company will likely have weaker quarters for the rest of the year after a surprisingly good start in the first quarter....
21:51, 05/08/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold firms as risk appetite dips on Trump's tariff-hike threat Gold prices steadied on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to hike tariffs on Chinese imports re-kindled trade tensions between the two countries and pushed investors to seek insurance in safe-haven assets....
09:17, 05/07/2019

CEO of Buffett-owned Brooks Running moves production out of China, cites tariff threat The chief executive of Brooks Running, part of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc , said his company will shed much of its presence in China by moving running shoe production to Vietnam, a result of the trade dispute between China and the United...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Trump's tariff deadline looms as Wall Street hedges for all outcomes in trade showdown President Donald Trump says China wants a deal, but Wall Street is not totally convinced there will be one, even though stocks rose on the president's remarks Wednesday....
23:17, 05/08/2019

China's Liu He will have dinner with Trump trade negotiators hours before tariff hike takes effect Liu He will dine with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and other U.S. officials as the Trump administration and China try to reach a trade deal....
16:34, 05/09/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares turn south after Trump vows tariff hike Asian equities tumbled, oil prices plunged and the safe-haven yen strengthened early on Monday as trade negotiations between China and the United States deteriorated suddenly, reversing apparent progress made in recent months....
04:51, 05/06/2019

Asia shares sink to six-week low as clock ticks toward U.S. tariff hike on Chinese goods Asian shares fell to six-week lows on Thursday as tensions rose ahead of last ditch U.S.-China trade talks which could sharply alter the direction of the global economy....
07:17, 05/09/2019

Trump's threatened tariff hike to 25% on Chinese goods would hurt consumers, the economy President Trump's plan to Increase tariffs on Chinese imports from 10% to 25% would hurt US consumers and economy. Hit to U.S. growth would triple,        ...
18:34, 05/07/2019

WRAPUP 3-Chinese reversal prompts Trump to impose new tariff hike as markets fall China backtracked on substantial commitments it had made during trade talks with the United States, prompting President Donald Trump to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods slated to go into effect on Friday, top U.S. trade officials said on Mo...
02:17, 05/07/2019

Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing on Sunday he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
01:51, 05/06/2019

WRAPUP 1-Trump tariff threat leaves U.S.-China talks in limbo as markets fall U.S. President Donald Trump's escalation of a trade war with China left plans in limbo on Monday for high-level negotiations later this week to end the dispute....
21:17, 05/06/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares near 2-month lows ahead of looming U.S. tariff hike Asian shares inched up from two-month lows on Friday just hours ahead of the Trump administration's plan to raise tariffs on Chinese imports as investors looked to whether negotiators from the two countries can clinch a deal to avert the hike....
04:34, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 4-GE CEO expects weaker quarters for rest of 2019, higher China tariff costs General Electric Co Chief Executive Larry Culp said on Wednesday that the company will likely have weaker quarters for the rest of the year after a surprisingly good start in the first quarter....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Trump tariff hike leaves U.S.-China trade deal in limbo as markets fall U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to increase tariffs on Chinese goods left prospects for a deal to end a trade war between the world's two largest economies in limbo on Monday, casting uncertainty on plans for more talks this week....
23:34, 05/06/2019

Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday, saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
06:17, 05/06/2019

Pelosi doubts Trump will strike a trade deal with China this week as tariff hike looms House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she "never believed that the Chinese were going to honor what they said they were going to do" as part of a trade agreement....
17:17, 05/08/2019

In shift, Trump vows tariff hike on Chinese goods ahead of next trade talk round President Donald Trump on Sunday dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing he will hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
22:51, 05/05/2019

Global stocks, yields fall as investors seek safety after Trump's China tariff threats Stocks around the world slid on Monday, along with bond yields, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering an investor exodus from risky assets....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Dow futures drop 400 points after Trump's tariff threat catches traders expecting a deal off guard Wall Street braced for a steep sell-off to start the week after President Donald Trump said that the U.S. will hike tariffs on goods imported from China....
00:34, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing on Sunday he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
01:34, 05/06/2019

Schumer urges Trump to 'hang tough on China' after latest tariff threat while other Dems are quiet "Strength is the only way to win with China," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said after President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat to China....
22:34, 05/06/2019

Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing BEIJING (AP) — Trump’s tariff increase on $200 billion in Chinese imports takes effect, heightening US tensions with Beijing....
07:17, 05/10/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, oil fall as investors seek safety after Trump's China tariff threats * Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Updates prices after U.S. open, adds commentary, changes byline, dateline; previous LONDON)...
17:17, 05/06/2019

Chinese spokesman says trade envoys ‘preparing to travel to the United States’ following Trump tariff threat BEIJING (AP) — Chinese spokesman says trade envoys ‘preparing to travel to the United States’ following Trump tariff threat....
13:17, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 6-Trump vows new tariff hike on Chinese goods, escalating tension in trade talks President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal on Sunday by saying he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon....
04:51, 05/06/2019

‘Disaster resilient’ farming reduces agriculture risks, yields economic gains, says new UN agriculture agency report A scale of economic gains through easy-to-implement "disaster resilient" farming practices was revealed on Monday at the launch of a new study by the United Nations agriculture agency....
00:34, 05/14/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks, yields fall as investors seek safety after Trump's China tariff threats Stocks around the world slid on Monday, along with bond yields, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China, triggering an investor exodus from risky assets....
21:17, 05/06/2019

Fact Check: Fact Checking Trump’s Inacurrate Tariff and Trade Claims in Florida Rally Speech President Trump, at a rally on Wednesday night, wrongly described the revenue generated from tariffs on China and exaggerated the effect of a trade deal with South Korea....
18:17, 05/09/2019

CBS staffers left in the dark amid major changes CBS is in chaos amid a massive shake up at the network’s news division that will have Gayle King crowned queen of the morning show as soon as Monday, The Post has learned. As The Post first reported Thursday, CBS News head Susan Zirinsky has major ch...
05:51, 05/04/2019

Oil rises for a third day amid escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an unexpected rise in U.S. inventories....
08:17, 05/16/2019

Amid US-China trade war, Americans need to know who they're dealing with China is a bad actor that has no interest in making the lives of Americans better, and American politicians on both sides should be quick to remember that....
08:51, 05/16/2019

Dreamer bill stalls amid Dem divisions House Democrats have shelved plans to advance legislation protecting “Dreamers” next week, delivering a setback to the caucus on a top legislative priority. The bill is stalled because of an intraparty fight over providing citizenship to undocumente...
23:34, 05/02/2019

US-China relations near new low amid trade battle WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have gone through rough patches before but U.S.-Chinese relations may be testing a new low. The world’s two biggest economies are engaged in the bitterest trade war since the 1930s. President Donald Trump mo...
08:34, 05/11/2019

GM considered selling HQ amid 2018 restructuring Talks between GM and billionaire Dan Gilbert did not advance far, at least in part because the Renaissance Center -- first built by Ford Motor Co. -- requires substantial upgrades, including a costly overhaul of the heating, ventilation and air-condi...
10:51, 05/19/2019

Boeing shareholders meet amid 737 Max questions Moment of silence for Boeing 737 max crash victims opens shareholders meeting on a somber note. (April 29)        ...
19:17, 04/29/2019

GM Cruise gets $1.15B investment amid robotaxi plans General Motors' autonomous vehicle unit is taking on new investors and gaining value as it works toward launching a self-driving taxi service by the end of the year....
22:00, 05/07/2019

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions between the United States and Iran....
02:51, 05/14/2019

Sudan Talks Collapse Amid Clashes in Khartoum The indefinite suspension came as a surprise. Early in the day, the two sides announced that they had agreed on a three-year transition to democratic rule....
00:51, 05/16/2019

Pompeo going to Russia amid disputes over Venezuela, Arctic WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY’-oh) will head to Russia to hold talks with President Vladimir Putin amid disputes over Venezuela’s political turmoil and other issues. Pompeo will arrive in Moscow on Monday and ...
17:17, 05/10/2019

US suspends all flights to Venezuela amid political turmoil The US suspended all flights to Venezuela on Wednesday amid political turmoil and violence in the South American country. The Department of Transportation ordered the halt as the Department of Homeland Security warned in a letter that “conditio...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook to pay U.S. content reviewers up to $22 an hour amid criticism In addition to paying more, Facebook said it's adding tools for moderators to have graphic images blurred out, for example, before they see them.        ...
00:51, 05/14/2019

Iran inches away from nuclear deal amid US sanctions Iran’s president says it will stop exporting excess uranium and heavy water from its nuclear program as stipulated by the 2015 atomic accord and set a 60-day deadline for new terms to the deal before it will resume higher uranium enrichment...
09:34, 05/08/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another apparent show of concern about what it describes as threats from Iran....
21:34, 05/15/2019

Pemex’s US$8bn loan request comes amid heavy uncertainty NEW YORK, May 15 (LPC) - Petróleos Mexicanos’ (Pemex) US$8bn bank loan comes amid heavy investor uncertainty over the oil company’s debt load, but lenders wanting to maintain links with Pemex and the left-wing administration overseeing the firm may h...
01:34, 05/16/2019

Markets Take a Nosedive Amid Trump’s Trade War With China (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks sank, with contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average sliding as much as 460 points, after China retaliated with higher tariffs on a range of American goods. Treasuries jumped with the yen on demand for haven assets...
16:17, 05/13/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says it will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods amid last-ditch talks to rescue a trade deal, as U.S. President Donald Trump signaled that talks could drag on beyond this week....
14:34, 05/10/2019

Amid Trade War With US, China's Xi Jinping Says No Civilization Superior China will only be more open to the world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, as he denounced as "stupid" those who believe in cultural superiority, in his first public address since trade......
19:17, 05/15/2019

Iran says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ amid Gulf tensions Iran’s foreign minister says sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are “unacceptable” but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid rising tensions...
11:34, 05/16/2019

Uber's IPO went off amid outcry over labor conditions and wages Uber's much-anticipated IPO happened this morning, with shares hitting the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol UBER. The IPO raised $8.1 billion, with shares set at $45 and the company valued at $82.4 billion. This comes amid outcry over Ub...
03:00, 05/11/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies to 25% for $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in the midst of last-ditch talks to rescue a trade deal....
11:17, 05/10/2019

Mets nail down rotation plans amid rainout Sunday’s rainout gave the Mets the option of skipping Wilmer Font’s spot in the rotation, but with the team still uncertain when Steven Matz will be back from the injured list, they are opting to stick with Font this week in Washington. Noah Synderga...
05:34, 05/13/2019

Dow Jones drops over 600 points amid US-China trade war BEIJING — Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese products. Duties of 5% to 25% will take effect on June 1 ...
06:51, 05/14/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with the heavy impact of the U.S.-China trade war on agriculture....
10:34, 05/11/2019

Oil prices mixed amid US-China trade impasse Oil futures were mixed on Monday, with U.S. crude edging lower, as investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects amid a standoff in Sino-U.S. trade talks....
08:00, 05/13/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China amid a deepening trade war....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Chick-fil-A says it has ‘much higher calling’ amid charity backlash Chick-fil-A is taking the high road in response to a handful of liberal critics alleging the popular fast food restaurant is hostile to LGBTQ individuals. The executive director of the Chick-fil-A Foundation and Chick-fil-A’s vice president of ...
22:34, 05/16/2019

Pennsylvania college's fraternities disband amid protests The only two fraternities at Swarthmore College have decided to disband amid outrage over documents containing derogatory comments about women and the LGBTQ community and jokes about sexual assault....
18:17, 05/01/2019

US To Ensure Oil Supplies To India Amid Sanctions On Iran The US on Monday assured India that it was working with countries like Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates to ensure oil supplies following imports drying up in the wake of US sanctions impacting......
15:00, 05/06/2019

Boeing Moves to Sell Bonds Amid Scrutiny Boeing Co. was poised to sell $3.5 billion of bonds Tuesday, providing a liquidity boost as it faces at least $1 billion of costs related to its 737 MAX airplanes....
21:51, 04/30/2019

Amid deprivation, Gaza youth skate in search of fun At a Gaza beachfront skatepark, Palestinian youngsters on skateboards and rollerblades zip around curves and jump over concrete obstacles to the delight of onlookers....
17:51, 04/30/2019

"Safety Was Just A Given": Inside Boeing's Boardroom Amid 737 Max Crisis Before approving plans for a new jetliner called the 737 Max, Boeing's board of directors discussed how quickly and cheaply it could be built to compete with a rival - but the members didn't ask......
09:00, 05/06/2019

Arctic Council meets amid tensions over resources The eight-member Arctic Council is looking at ways to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth. The thawing of ice has some countries scrambling over the earth's untapped resources....
10:51, 05/06/2019

North Macedonia goes to the polls amid rain and rancour Ethnic and political divisions may affect turnout in former Yugoslav republic’s presidential electionVoters in North Macedonia braving heavy rain have begun casting ballots in the second round of a race that will not only decide the country’s new pre...
17:51, 05/05/2019

‘Safety was just a given’: Inside Boeing’s boardroom amid the 737 Max crisis The decision-making of Boeing’s board — an elite club of corporate titans and government dignitaries — is under scrutiny after two crashes of the 737 Max killed 346 people in the span of five months....
07:17, 05/06/2019

The Latest: Polls close in most of Spain amid divisions Polls have closed in most of Spain in an election with one of the highest turnout levels in recent years amid division over the role that the far-right could play in influencing the country’s politics...
20:34, 04/28/2019

New US commander in Europe amid NATO worries and tensions The United States is installing new military leadership in Europe at a moment of heightened worries about Russian aggression, doubts about the future of arms control and tensions among NATO allies....
20:34, 05/01/2019

Sri Lanka Catholics celebrate Mass via TV amid new warnings Sri Lankan Catholics are celebrating Sunday Mass in their homes for a second week as churches remain closed after reports of possible fresh attacks by Islamic extremists....
10:34, 05/05/2019

Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest planemaker faces its biggest crisis in years after two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jetliner....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Citigroup: 'Be brave' amid volatility and buy Argentine stocks To analysts at the financial firm, Argentina’s next government will likely support the country’s US$56-billion loan from the International Monetary Fund....
22:51, 04/28/2019

Big Four miners languish amid demand, ESG, capex concerns The world's biggest diversified miners have yet to see their share prices reflect their role as providers of the minerals needed for a shift to a low-carbon economy....
14:17, 05/08/2019

Buffett Defends Berkshire Amid Lagging Performance Berkshire Hathaway Inc. has underperformed the S&P 500 for a decade, forcing Warren Buffett into a position he rarely resides: on the defensive.At the company’s annual meeting, he urged investors to keep the faith....
04:17, 05/06/2019

Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the recommended two doses of the live measles vaccine....
17:51, 05/06/2019

China’s investment in US drops 83% amid growing mistrust WASHINGTON (AP) — Chinese direct investment in the United States dropped 83% last year, pushed down by growing mistrust between the world’s two biggest economies. The Rhodium Group research firm says China sank $5 billion last year into direct ...
06:17, 05/08/2019

Gold Rate Declines By Rs 250 Amid Weak Demand In the national capital, gold of 99.9 per cent and 99.5 per cent purity declined by Rs 250 each to Rs 32,620 and Rs 32,450 per 10 gram, respectively....
12:00, 05/03/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medical Center, according to a statement....
05:17, 05/03/2019

Georgia professor barred from campus amid complaints ATLANTA (AP) — The University of Georgia has barred a longtime math professor from campus as investigators review several sexual misconduct complaints against him. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports the university confirmed in a statement Frida...
00:34, 05/05/2019

War raging between Gannett board, MNG amid hostile takeover bid All out war is raging between the Gannett board and Alden Global-backed MNG Enterprises, which is trying to pull off a hostile $1.36 billion takeover bid of the USA Today publisher. Both sides picked up new support for their causes Thursday as the pr...
05:34, 05/03/2019

Boeing to replace 900 inspectors with technology amid increased scrutiny over 737 Max Boeing plans to cut about 900 inspection jobs, using technology replacements at its Seattle area factories, despite uproar over the 737 Max.        ...
12:00, 05/06/2019

Explainer: Amid U.S. measles outbreak, who needs an additional dose of the vaccine? The United States is in the midst of its largest measles outbreak in 25 years, with the disease mainly hitting people who have failed to receive the recommended two doses of the live measles vaccine....
12:34, 05/06/2019

Schools Re-Open Amid Fears Of More Terrorist Attacks In Sri Lanka State schools in Sri Lanka resumed classes on Monday amid tight security after the Easter Sunday bombings, but many anxious parents kept their children at home over fears of more attacks by ISIS......
12:34, 05/06/2019

Sainz Jr: Predictable F1 hurting fan interest amid Spanish GP doubt Carlos Sainz Jr believes Formula 1 must become "more attractive" to prevent events like the Spanish Grand Prix from losing more spectators as a consequence of predictable results...
19:00, 05/15/2019

Amid Battle With BJP Over Kolkata Violence, Trinamool Cites "Evidence" Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress has claimed to have "irrefutable evidence" that BJP goons are responsible for yesterday's violence at Amit Shah's rally and the vandalism at Vidyasagar College in......
20:17, 05/15/2019

UAE says it releases Qatar navy boat, 4 sailors amid dispute The United Arab Emirates has released a Qatari naval vessel and four sailors who were held for nearly a week amid an ongoing boycott of Doha by the federation and three other Arab nations....
17:51, 05/06/2019

Amid 'Yeti' Storm, Akhilesh Yadav's Wisecrack At PM Modi As social media mused if the Army's pictures of the footprints of the mythical mountain creature 'Yeti' proved its existence, Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav was more interested in finding if......
14:17, 04/30/2019

| Facebook to curb livestreaming amid pressure over Christchurch massacre Facebook announced it would tighten access to its livestreaming feature as New Zealand's Premier Jacinda Ardern and French leader Emmanuel Macron prepared to launch the global "Christchurch Call" initiative to tackle the spread of extremism online....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Amid scrutiny over 737 Max, Boeing to replace 900 inspectors. And union is not happy Boeing plans to cut about 900 inspection jobs, using technology replacements at its Seattle area factories, despite uproar over the 737 Max.        ...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Love The Position We're In: Trump On China Amid Trade Dispute Amidst escalating trade tensions, US President Donald Trump on Monday announced that he would meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summit next month....
05:51, 05/14/2019

Amid turmoil, horse racing avoided catastrophe at the Derby Horse racing was one step away from disaster. Amid all the turmoil the beleaguered sport is facing during Triple Crown season, it might’ve caught a break at the Kentucky Derby. When Maximum Security drifted to his right in the final turn, his b...
10:17, 05/10/2019

Crowds decline at Venezuela protests amid fears of crackdown CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A modest crowd of Venezuelans has taken to the streets to show support for the opposition-led congress which has come under increasing pressure from the government of President Nicolás Maduro. The march comes days after secu...
20:17, 05/11/2019

Spa WEC: Alonso/Buemi/Nakajima near title after winning amid snow Fernando Alonso, Sebastien Buemi and Kazuki Nakajima took a significant step towards 2018/19 World Endurance Championship title glory by taking victory in a snow-hit race at Spa...
20:17, 05/04/2019

Six dead in Gaza amid failed Israel ceasefire talks Six people - including a 14-month-old baby - have reportedly died amid an exchange of airstrikes and rockets between Israel and militants in Gaza following a breakdown in ceasefire talks....
20:34, 05/04/2019

Secluded Baltimore mayor to make announcement amid scandal BALTIMORE (AP) — The lawyer for Baltimore’s mayor is making an announcement amid growing pressure for the city’s top leader to resign over a scandal involving her self-published children’s books. Mayor Catherine Pugh has been in sel...
17:17, 05/02/2019

Darling Of Australia's Hard-Right Goes AWOL Amid Election Battle Australia's conservatives control the ruling Liberal Party and occupy key positions in government, but a week out from tight elections their talisman has gone into hiding and the movement is on the......
08:34, 05/11/2019

Quarterly Petrobras oil production falls amid platform stoppages Oil production by Petroleo Brasileiro SA fell 3.5 percent in the first quarter from the same period a year before, according to Brazil's oil regulator ANP, which attributed the fall to a number of scheduled and unscheduled stoppages....
23:51, 05/03/2019

Small Stock Fund Provides Safe Haven Amid Trade War Sandy Villere, one of the portfolio managers of the Villere Balanced Fund (VILLX), which is up 9.7% this year and is beating both the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000, said "Small-caps have the wind at their back with deregulation, lower corporate taxes ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Panamanian choose president amid slowing growth, corruption Panamanians will choose Sunday between six mostly business-friendly candidates to lead this Central American trade and financial hub for the next five years in a presidential election focusing on corruption and slowing economic growth....
10:34, 05/05/2019

Panamanians choose president amid slowing growth, corruption Panamanians are choosing among six mostly business-friendly candidates to lead the Central American nation for the next five years in a presidential election focusing on corruption and slowing economic growth...
15:00, 05/05/2019

Algeria’s ruling party relatively young new leader amid protests Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party, has elected Mohamed Djemai, a businessman, as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday, a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests....
21:34, 04/30/2019

Polish ambassador spat at in Israel amid rising tensions Poland's ambassador to Israel was spat at while sitting in his car in Tel Aviv, Israeli police said, and the Polish government condemned the incident, which coincided with rising tensions between the two countries....
12:17, 05/15/2019

Poland cancels Israeli visit amid Holocaust restitution row Poland has called off a visit by Israeli officials, claiming they were seeking to force talks on the restitution of Jewish property seized during World War II....
23:34, 05/13/2019

Serbia holds military parade amid tensions with Kosovo BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia is holding a military parade to mark Victory Day, the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, in an apparent show of force amid rising tensions with Kosovo. The parade in the southern city of Nis on Friday includes 4,00...
13:00, 05/10/2019

Backstory: Finding some solace amid the bloodshed in Christchurch and Colombo The island nations of New Zealand and Sri Lanka are separated by some 6,600 miles (10,600 km) of ocean. But in just over a month's time, each has seen mass killings that generated similar headlines....
17:17, 05/03/2019

Terry Rozier wants off these Celtics amid Kyrie Irving complaints If the Celtics bring back the same cast next season, including the retaining of free agent Kyrie Irving, backup point guard Terry Rozier hopes to be elsewhere. “No, I might have to go, I might have to go,” Rozier replied when presented that scenario ...
21:34, 05/14/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region, as tensions grow over how to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth....
00:34, 05/06/2019

Bolsonaro to Skip New York Gala Amid Swelling Controversy Chamber of Commerce award dinners tend to be low-key affairs. But the Brazilian-American chamber’s decision to honor Brazil’s new leader set off outrage....
05:34, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Souza provisionally suspended amid corruption probe "Brazilian Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended for the second time this year amid a corruption investigation, the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) said on Friday."...
18:17, 05/01/2019

Walgreens to raise tobacco buying age to 21 in September amid FDA pressure The FDA put Walgreens "on notice" in February, accusing the pharmacy chain of violating rules that prohibit selling cigarettes and other tobacco products to underage buyers....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Disney Promotes Studio Executive Amid Box-Office Boom Walt Disney said it is shuffling the executive ranks at its film operation, elevating studio President Alan Bergman to help oversee a division behind Hollywood’s biggest hits....
01:17, 05/02/2019

| Faltering Brexit talks limp on amid UK political impasse Britain's government and opposition are holding more talks about striking a compromise Brexit deal, although neither side sounds optimistic about progress....
05:51, 04/30/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid regional tensions the Persian Gulf hasn’t seen in over a decade....
22:00, 05/17/2019

The U.S. Issues a Warning Amid Reports of Ships Being Sabotaged off the UAE Coast (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) —Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in attacks that caused “significant damage” to the vessels, one of them as it was en route to pi...
13:00, 05/13/2019

San Francisco homeless population rises amid tech IPO boom The number of homeless people in the city, where the cost of living is more unaffordable than ever, has increased to 8,011 San Francisco saw a 17% increase in its homeless population since its last homeless count, with numbers rising to levels that h...
10:17, 05/17/2019

Crude oil prices rise amid renewed Venezuela concerns Oil prices were higher early Tuesday amid renewed concern about Venezuelan supplies but market worries about China-U.S. trade issues prevented higher gains....
20:51, 04/28/2019

Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal agents last week as part of an investigation into her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
01:34, 05/03/2019

Jeep lands seasoned leader amid global expansion Christian Meunier quit as global president of Infiniti after just four months to take over FCA's fast-growing SUV brand. Mike Manley had been in charge of Jeep before replacing the late Sergio Marchionne as FCA's CEO in July....
22:00, 05/07/2019

U.S. Seeks to Resolve Other Trade Disputes Amid China Impasse With U.S.-China trade talks at an impasse, President Trump moved to tackle festering trade disputes with U.S. allies and North American neighbors. The administration agreed to end metals tariffs on Canada and Mexico, and postponed a decision on auto ...
02:51, 05/18/2019

Trump calls for unity and tolerance amid religious attacks President Trump on Thursday called for religious unity and tolerance in the wake of a series of deadly attacks in recent months across the globe aimed at Christians and Jews....
21:34, 05/02/2019

Amid lull in air strikes, rebels reinforce NW Syria frontlines Air strikes stopped in northwest Syria over the past 12 hours, rescuers said on Saturday, as Turkey-backed rebels arrived at the fronts to help fight the army and its Russian ally....
20:34, 05/18/2019

South Africa starts voting amid corruption, unemployment JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans have started voting in presidential and parliamentary elections amid issues of corruption and unemployment. Wednesday’s vote comes 25 years after the end of apartheid, but despite the demise of the system of r...
08:17, 05/08/2019

US futures turn lower amid trade deal standoff U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly negative open on Wednesday, as market participants continued to monitor trade relations between the U.S. and China....
11:51, 05/08/2019

Asia markets slip amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia declined in Wednesday morning trade as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tumbling overnight....
05:00, 05/08/2019

Trump Fed choice Stephen Moore withdraws amid controversy WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says his pick for the Federal Reserve board, conservative commentator Stephen Moore, has withdrawn from contention. The decision comes amid controversy over Moore’s past writings about women. He lost Rep...
19:00, 05/02/2019

China to Hit U.S. With Tariffs on $60 Billion in Goods Amid Escalating Trade War (BEIJING) — Deepening a trade battle and sending financial markets spinning, China announced Monday it was raising tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation for the latest hike in U.S. tariffs on its exports. The Finance Ministry said...
16:17, 05/13/2019

Sudanese to hold mass rally amid standoff with generals Sudan’s protest movement plans to hold a mass rally as it steps up pressure on the military to hand over power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka expands curfew amid growing backlash against Muslims KINIYAMA, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka widened a curfew on Monday after attacks on mosques and Muslim-owned businesses in the worst unrest since Easter bombings by Islamist militants and blocked Facebook and WhatsApp to stop people inciting violence. ...
15:51, 05/13/2019

Pompeo skips visit to Greenland amid new tensions with Iran LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran. Pompeo had been due to wrap up a trip to Europe on Thursday with a stop in Greenland aimed at promo...
06:51, 05/09/2019

UK Conservatives resume Brexit talks with Labour amid low expectations Britain's Conservative government held what it called "constructive and detailed" talks with the opposition Labour Party on Tuesday as the two sides struggle to break a parliamentary deadlock over the country's exit from the European Union....
21:51, 05/07/2019

| Ajax CT desperate for PSL status amid Amsterdam quit threat Ajax Cape Town are in a desperate bid to secure top-flight football amid the threat of parent club Ajax Amsterdam pulling out of their 20-year partnership....
13:34, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Qatar trying to defuse tensions amid Iran crisis The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 9:40 a.m....
10:51, 05/16/2019

American Axle Q1 net income falls 53% amid program changeovers The supplier said its financial results reflected customer downtime for two of its largest programs and lower light-vehicle production in North America, Europe and China....
04:51, 05/07/2019

China says it will never surrender to foreign pressure amid trade dispute China's foreign ministry said on Monday the country will never surrender to foreign pressure after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports in an escalating trade dispute....
10:17, 05/13/2019

Afghanistan opens peace summit amid talks with U.S., Taliban More than 3,200 delegates opened Afghanistan's grand council Monday as leaders throughout the country hope to find some consensus on peace negotiations with the Taliban....
15:17, 04/29/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to supply....
04:34, 05/16/2019

Rangers place Andrus on IL amid flurry of roster moves KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Texas Rangers placed shortstop Elvis Andrus on the injured list with a strained right hamstring and recalled outfielder Willie Calhoun from Triple-A Nashville amid a flurry of roster moves Wednesday. Left-hander Jeffrey Sp...
02:34, 05/16/2019

Met to reject gifts from Sacklers amid fury over opioid crisis The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Wednesday that it would no longer accept gifts from the Sackler family, principal owners of the drugmaker behind the painkiller blamed in the deadly opioid epidemic. “The Sackler family has graciously supporte...
02:17, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Boeing names special adviser to CEO amid 737 MAX crisis Boeing Co on Wednesday named a new senior adviser to Chief Executive Officer Dennis Muilenburg and the board of directors as the world's largest planemaker faces its biggest crisis in years after two deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jetliner....
19:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: Tennessee speaker aide resigns amid allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Tennessee House speaker’s chief of staff (all times local): 7 p.m. The Tennessee House speaker’s top aide has resigned amid allegations that the aide sent racist and sexually explicit texts. Chief...
05:51, 05/07/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S. is going to war with Tehran, Trump responded, "I hope not." (May 16)     ...
22:00, 05/16/2019

F1 return to Africa a priority for Liberty amid Marrakech interest Formula 1's commercial boss Sean Bratches says a return to the African continent is a priority for Liberty Media, and that Marrakech has expressed an interest in holding a race...
18:00, 05/16/2019

BJP Leader Plays Down PM Modi's Comments On Balakot Op Amid Criticism As Prime Minister Narendra Modi's account of the Balakot airstrike and his suggestion that "clouds would help escape Pakistani radars" drew criticism, a leader of the ruling BJP leader asserted that......
10:34, 05/13/2019

UK’s May seeks Brexit deal amid mounting pressure to quit LONDON (AP) — The British government is making a final push to do a Brexit deal with the opposition Labour Party, amid mounting outrage from Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party at the prospect of compromise. Senior Conservative and ...
11:17, 05/07/2019

| Sudanese military invites protesters to talks amid tensions Sudan's ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organisers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended talks with the generals over the weekend....
21:51, 04/28/2019

US issues security alert on Iraq amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning U.S. citizens of “heightened tensions” in Iraq and advising against travel there. The advisory warning was posted on Twitter on Sunday night. It comes at a time ...
12:00, 05/13/2019

Shares in UK travel agency plunge amid Brexit warning Shares in travel agency Thomas Cook slumped 17 percent after it reported a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) half year pre-tax loss and warned Brexit uncertainty was prompting travelers to delay bookings....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Spain pulls frigate from U.S. Gulf mission amid Iran differences Spain said on Tuesday it had temporarily withdrawn a frigate from a U.S.-led combat group in the Gulf in a possible sign of diplomatic differences between Europe and Washington over Iran....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Bulgarian farm minister resigns amid guest houses probe Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Rumen Porozhanov resigned on Tuesday, the latest high-level official to step down in scandals involving purchases of luxury properties and the building of guest houses with EU aid for private use....
14:17, 05/14/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensions with Iran....
01:51, 05/14/2019

Election security push stumbles amid White House resistance Senate Democrats and Republicans can agree on perhaps just one thing about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election. But bipartisan legislation to address foreign intrusions is all but ...
14:51, 05/02/2019

3 Oil Tankers ‘Sabotaged,’ Gulf Officials Say, Amid Heightened Tensions With Iran (FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates) — Two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged vessel were damaged in what Gulf officials described Monday as a “sabotage” attack off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. While details of the inci...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Anti-Semitic crime in Germany up, amid uptick in hate crimes BERLIN (AP) — German security officials say the number of anti-Semitic and anti-foreigner incidents rose in the country last year, despite an overall fall in politically motivated crimes. Anti-Semitic incidents rose 19.6% to 1,799 — 89.1% of those in...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Health Department closes Queens yeshiva amid measles outbreak Health officials ordered a Queens yeshiva closed Monday as New York City struggles to contain the nation's worst measles outbreak in a generation....
08:17, 05/14/2019

Iran foreign minister visits India amid falling oil revenue NEW DELHI (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister has met with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi, days after India decided to follow U.S. restrictions on buying Iranian oil. India’s foreign ministry says Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif held...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Trump warns Iran, says country will 'suffer greatly' if it does 'anything' amid tensions President Trump on Monday warned Iran that it will “suffer greatly” if the country does “anything” amid reported threats against the United States from Tehran....
00:34, 05/14/2019

Sri Lanka Church Cancels Mass Amid Fears Of Fresh Attack Sri Lanka's Catholic Church scrapped plans to resume Sunday services following a "specific threat" against two religious locations after the deadly Easter attacks....
18:00, 05/03/2019

US Plans To Give $15 Billion Aid To Farmers Amid Trade War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help US farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening......
13:00, 05/14/2019

Poland vows firm penalties for sex abuse amid church crisis WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister is vowing tougher punishments for those who sexually abuse minors after a new film spurred the country into grappling with the problem of abuse by priests. The documentary “Tell No One” ...
14:00, 05/14/2019

Garbage clogs once crystal-clear Bosnia rivers amid neglect Plastic bottles, rusty barrels and even old washing machines are among tons of garbage clogging rivers in Bosnia that were once famous for their emerald color and crystal clear waters adored by rafters and adventurers as well as fishermen....
10:00, 05/01/2019

Barr’s Mueller Report Testimony in Doubt Amid Dispute Over Questions WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has informed the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr may skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report if committee lawyers seek to question him. The Democr...
14:34, 04/29/2019

Pakistan’s War on Polio Falters Amid Attacks on Health Workers and Mistrust Pakistani officials had hoped that 2019 would be the year they declared victory against the disease. But attacks and mistrust of vaccinations make that goal unlikely....
13:51, 04/29/2019

West Bengal Records 52.36% Voter Turnout Till 1PM Amid Violence Polling began amid incidents of violence in West Bengal, where an estimated 52.36 per cent of voters cast their votes till 1pm on Monday in eight Lok Sabha constituencies, election officials said....
12:00, 04/29/2019

Canadian farm exports run into Chinese wall amid diplomatic dispute An expanding list of Canadian farm exports is hitting obstacles at Chinese ports, leaving sellers of soybeans, peas and pork scrambling amid a bitter diplomatic dispute....
07:17, 04/29/2019

Yemen hospital airstrike under investigation amid resurgence of deadly cholera UN human rights staff in Yemen are investigating an apparent airstrike on a hospital in opposition-held territory which reportedly killed at least seven civilians on Tuesday, amid fears that cholera is spreading “like wildfire”, one of the organizati...
21:34, 04/28/2019

Saudis blame Iran for drone attack amid calls for US strikes Saudi Arabia blames Tehran for drone attack by Yemen’s rebels that knocked out key oil pipeline, as newspaper close to palace calls for “surgical” U.S. strikes on Iran...
04:51, 05/17/2019

Crude oil prices rise early Friday amid supply concerns Oil prices rose early Friday amid supply concerns following reports of smaller-than-expected stocks, and amid reduced expectation of interest rate hikes....
20:51, 04/28/2019

BlackRock's Larry Fink slams the UK for its 'irresponsibility' amid Brexit chaos The UK is due to leave the European Union on March 29 but Parliament has not yet agreed on, let alone ratified, a Brexit deal with the EU, raising the prospect of a "no-deal" departure....
20:34, 04/28/2019

400 firefighters battle Germany forest fire amid spring heat Hundreds of firefighters battled a major forest fire in central Germany on Thursday they said was the size of eight soccer fields, which injured three crew members....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Oliver North steps down as NRA president amid dispute over 'damaging' information Retired U.S. Marine Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North will step down as president of the National Rifle Association, North said on Saturday, adding he was being forced out due to his allegations that NRA leaders engaged in financial improprieties....
19:34, 04/28/2019

Barclays first-quarter profit tumbles 10% amid tough market conditions Barclays first-quarter profit fell 10% over the first three months of the year, amid challenging market conditions and lingering concerns over Brexit....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Amid U.S. Silence, Gulf Nations Back the Military in Sudan’s Revolution As protesters and generals argue over who should run Sudan, the United States has been unusually quiet. Saudi Arabia and its allies are filling the vacuum....
18:34, 04/28/2019

Argentines seek refuge in Chilean bonds amid electoral fears Argentine buyers are distancing themselves from volatile local markets in favor of Chilean bonds, attracted by the neighboring country’s low inflation rates and expanding economy....
06:51, 05/18/2019

Lone midwife delivers amid chaos of Colombia jungle river Marciana Caycedo is the only midwife on Isla Mono, a small island marooned in the middle of the wide brown San Juan river, on Colombia's remote and rainy Pacific coast. She delivers babies into a world where families are big but food, medicine and ev...
06:51, 05/18/2019

Rescuers deploy, homes collapse amid flooding in cyclone-hit Mozambique Rescuers were racing to help people caught in fast-rising floodwaters in Mozambique's cyclone-hit city of Pemba on Sunday, as houses collapsed in one neighborhood and heavy rain raised fears of worse to come....
18:34, 04/28/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being "misidentified" amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran....
11:51, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Austria vice chancellor quits amid video scandal The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache says he is resigning after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential...
14:17, 05/18/2019

Samsung's Profit Falls Amid Delays for Galaxy Fold Phone Samsung Electronics Co. reported a 57% decline in first-quarter net profit, as the technology giant wrestles with a postponed rollout of its foldable-screen phone and decreased demand for its memory chips....
04:00, 04/30/2019

Manchester City defends anti-Liverpool chant amid criticism Manchester City has denied accusations that the anti-Liverpool song sung by the first-team during its title celebrations referred the Hillsborough disaster or Sean Cox -- a Reds fan who suffered life-threatening injuries after an attack outside Anfie...
22:17, 05/15/2019

Pompeo to meet Putin in Russia amid fears over US-Iran clash Secretary of state’s visit will be first high-level meeting since redacted Mueller report releaseMike Pompeo is to meet Vladimir Putin in Russia at a time of heightened fears of a clash between the US and Iran, a Moscow ally.A Kremlin spokesman, befo...
16:34, 05/14/2019

For investors, bloom is off Europe amid Brexit, yellow vest worries Europe, long a major destination of investor capital, is losing luster, say prominent bankers and asset managers, who are reducing exposure to the area because of concerns about issues ranging from......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Tiger Woods, amid lawsuit, says death of former employee a 'terrible ending' Tiger Woods, who is being sued by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year after working at the golfer's restaurant, on Tuesday called the former employee's death a "terrible ending."...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Ayesha Curry Reflects on the "Botched Boob Job" She Got Amid Postpartum Depression Pregnancy took an unexpected toll on Ayesha Curry. In a new interview with Working Mother, the celebrity cook got candid about undergoing plastic surgery as a result of postpartum......
23:51, 05/14/2019

NRA Board member calls on CEO LaPierre to resign amid spending allegations Former congressman and National Rifle Association board member retired Lt. Col. Allen West called on the gun rights group to replace longtime CEO Wayne LaPierre amid allegations of lavish spending and financial mismanagement....
00:17, 05/15/2019

Algeria's ruling party names relatively young new leader amid protests Algeria’s ruling National Liberation Front (FLN) party has elected businessman Mohamed Djemai as its new leader, state television said on Tuesday, a month after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika quit in the face of mass protests....
23:00, 04/30/2019

Robert Kennedy Jr. stands behind anti-vaxxers amid measles outbreak Robert Kennedy Jr. joined anti-vaxxers in Albany Tuesday railing against the proposed strengthening of New York’s vaccination law amid the worst measles outbreak in decades....
06:34, 05/15/2019

Former MLB pitcher John Wetteland maintains innocence amid sex abuse charges John Wetteland is stunned by the charges accusing him of child sex abuse, said an attorney for the former all-star and World Series MVP pitcher.        ...
07:34, 05/15/2019

Huawei in bid to grow enterprise business amid scrutiny on key telecoms segment Huawei Technologies unveiled on Wednesday a new database management system, in a bid to expand its enterprise business and challenge Western rivals such as Oracle Corp in China, amid growing scrutiny over its main telecom business....
10:51, 05/15/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between the United States and Iraq's neighbor Iran....
12:34, 05/15/2019

China Denies Visas To 90 Pak Brides Amid Trafficking Fears: Report Amidst a raging controversy over Pakistani girls being trafficked to China after fake marriages, the Chinese embassy here has withheld visas of 90 Pakistani brides, according to a media report....
12:34, 05/15/2019

U.S. Embassy orders staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.        ...
12:51, 05/15/2019

US firms aim to fight workplace stress amid rise of employee burnout Wellness app Shine is working with employers across the U.S. to arrange a nationwide Mental Health Break on Wednesday, with more than 50 companies taking part....
13:17, 05/15/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium ...
15:34, 05/15/2019

Austrian leader calls an early election amid video scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after his vice chancellor resigned over a covertly shot video that showed him promising government contracts to a purported Russian investor...
23:00, 05/18/2019

Few heed latest call for caravan amid fear after police raid Calls for a new migrant caravan went largely unheeded Tuesday as a relatively small group departed from Honduras, a week after a raid by Mexican police resulted in hundreds of detentions and the dissolution of a previous caravan....
20:00, 04/30/2019

Starbucks rolls out summer drinks amid solid sales growth Starbucks rolled out its new summer 2019 offerings Tuesday, announcing the return of fan favorites S'more, Mocha Cookie Crumble and Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccinos along with one new drink....
19:51, 04/30/2019

US warns airliners flying over Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions The US aviation regulator has warned that "military activities" and "political tensions" could put flights at risk. Washington has increased its military presence in the Gulf amid a worsening spat with Iran....
18:34, 05/18/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could seriously affect global oil supplies....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Navy to deploy hospital ship amid escalating tensions in Venezuela The U.S. Navy is slated to deploy a hospital ship to Latin America next month to provide humanitarian medical support to countries hosting Venezuelans who have fled their home country, the Pentagon announced Tuesday....
00:00, 05/08/2019

Cyprus killings: Police chief apologises amid negligence claims Cyprus' new police chief has apologised over the force's handling of a serial killer case, amid accusations that negligent police work allowed him to murder more people....
02:17, 05/08/2019

Cuba announces rationing of food and hygiene products amid US sanctions Cuba announced new rationing of food and basic cleaning and hygiene products as the communist-run island grapples with increased US sanctions and the economic crisis affecting its close ally Venezuela....
10:00, 05/11/2019

‘Pissed off’ War of Will trainer blasts Maximum Security amid Derby fight The disqualification of Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security hasn’t ended the frustration over the Triple Crown race. One trainer’s anger is only intensifying amid Maximum Security’s team defense of the horse. Mark Casse, the trainer of...
22:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday unanimously backed legislation supporting Taiwan which faces military and diplomatic pressure from China as members of the U.S. Congress push for a sharper approach to relations with Beijing....
04:17, 05/08/2019

US seizes North Korean ship amid tense moment in relations The U.S. said Thursday it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that was used to violate international sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement action that comes tense moment in relations between the two countries....
00:51, 05/10/2019

Trump hails ‘unbelievable’ economy amid historic jobs report President Trump hailed the “unbelievable” economy on Friday, calling the US the “envy of the world” amid an jobs report that showed the lowest unemployment rate in 49 years. Trump was speaking to reporters at The White House w...
00:17, 05/04/2019

Explosive Substance Thrown At Polling Station In Pulwama Amid Elections Terrorists threw a grenade at a polling station in Pulwama and set off an explosion at another in the district during voting in the Anantnag constituency of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, police said....
20:00, 05/06/2019

Wolff 100% committed to Mercedes amid links to replace F1 boss Carey Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says he has not contemplated a move away from his team despite emerging as a potential candidate to succeed Formula 1 boss Chase Carey...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Harvard professor out as dean amid backlash for representing Harvey Weinstein A Harvard professor under fire from students for representing Harvey Weinstein will not be renewed as a house faculty dean.        ...
00:34, 05/12/2019

Nadler moving forward with Barr contempt vote amid DOJ talks House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Tuesday that his committee is “still scheduled” to vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress on Wednesday, amid negotiations with the Justice Department over a subpoena for all of...
04:34, 05/08/2019

Gaza laments deadly start to Ramadan, amid funerals and debris After two sleepless days and nights of Israeli shelling and Palestinian rocket fire, Gazans on Monday faced a first day of Ramadan overshadowed by funerals and the grim task of pulling bodies from collapsed buildings....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Bethesda’s latest Elder Scrolls adventure taken down amid cries of plagiarism In a series a comparative text samples published on Facebook, co-author Paige Leitman shows significant similarities throughout her "The Black Road" adventure and the Elsweyr adventure published by Bethesda. [credit: ...
22:00, 05/08/2019