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A man watches the television message that Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam makes an announcement on the extradition bill, at a home electronics retailer in Hong Kong, on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019.
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AP News
September 04, 2019 - 8:45 am
Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced Wednesday the government will formally withdraw an extradition bill that sparked months of demonstrations, bowing to one of the protesters' demands in the hope of ending the increasingly violent unrest.
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U.S President Donald Trump, accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, speaks at a news conference at the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, where they announced that the U.S. and Japan have agreed in principle on a new t
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AP News
August 25, 2019 - 8:49 am
BIARRITZ, France (AP) — Injecting fresh uncertainty at a time of global economic jitters, President Donald Trump sent mixed messages Sunday on the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit pushed the unpredictable American president to ease frictions over tariffs and cooperate on other...
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Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 9:29 am
WASHINTON D.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump and China escalated their 13-month trade war Friday, sending financial markets tumbling and intensifying worries about the health of the global economy. Trump answered a new round of trade sanctions from China by promising a still-secret response, joking...
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Cargo ship
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AP News
August 22, 2019 - 7:01 am
BEIJING (AP) — China appealed to Washington on Thursday to "meet each other halfway" and settle a trade war instead of going ahead with planned tariff hikes Beijing warned will trigger retaliation. Exporters are preparing for a Sept. 1 increase in U.S. duties in a fight over trade and technology...
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Shoppers leave the Home Depot store in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019.
Charles Krupa/AP Photo
August 20, 2019 - 9:11 am
By Michelle Chapman, AP Business Writer Home Depot cut its sales expectations for the year as lumber prices slid and the company braces for the potential impact of tariffs on its customers. The Trump administration delayed most of the tariffs it planned to impose on Chinese goods last week and...
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People gather in Lafayette Square in front of the White House in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, in solidarity with the "Stand With Hong Kong, Power to the People Rally" in Hong Kong.
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
August 19, 2019 - 6:07 pm
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement in Hong Kong. The company also said it will ban ads from state-backed media...
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Huawei
Andy Wong/AP, file
August 19, 2019 - 11:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Monday that the United States will extend by 90 days a limited reprieve on U.S. technology sales to Huawei. The U.S. government blacklisted the Chinese technology giant in May, deeming it a national security risk and restricting sales of U.S...
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Hong Kong
Carolyn Kaster/AP
August 19, 2019 - 8:00 am
HONG KONG (AP) — China lashed out at Taiwan on Monday over its offer of political asylum to participants in Hong Kong's pro-democracy protest movement, a day after hundreds of thousands of people marched peacefully in the latest massive demonstration in the Chinese territory. The government of...
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 Heavy rain fell on tens of thousands of umbrella-toting protesters Sunday as they marched from a packed park and filled a major road in Hong Kong.
Vincent Thian/AP Photo
August 18, 2019 - 12:01 pm
By Kelvin Chan and Yanan Wang HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain down a major road in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity...
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Protesters react to tear gas from Shum Shui Po police station in Hong Kong on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019.
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August 14, 2019 - 12:00 pm
By Vincent Thian and Yanan Wang, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Flights resumed Wednesday at Hong Kong's airport after two days of disruptions that descended into clashes with police, highlighting the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous...
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