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June 06, 2019 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks, but President Donald Trump said Thursday that a "lot of progress" must be made to halt the import taxes he is holding out as a way to force Mexico to stanch the...
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Pat Loeb
June 05, 2019 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia City Council committee Wednesday gave approval for the Streets Department to sign new contracts for recycling and waste disposal. The vote followed a lengthy public testimony that the contracts would harm the environment. Philadelphia, along with most...
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Thousands of people attend a candlelight vigil for victims of the Chinese government's brutal military crackdown three decades ago on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square at Victoria Park in Hong Kong Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
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June 04, 2019 - 11:38 am
By Violet Law and Alice Fung, Associated Press HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong gathered Tuesday night to mark 30 years since China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, underscoring continuing concern for Chinese human rights in the semi...
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Security officials stand guard in front of Tiananmen Gate next to Tiananmen Square in Beijing, Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
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June 04, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Dissidents silenced. Security tightened. References scrubbed from the internet. China went into customary lockdown Tuesday for the 30th anniversary of the bloody military crackdown on pro-democracy protesters, a telling reminder of the ruling...
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China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for a trade dispute and says it won't back down on "major issues of principle."
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June 02, 2019 - 2:19 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China issued a report Sunday blaming the United States for the countries' trade dispute and said it won't back down on "major issues of principle," but offered no clarification about what additional steps it might take to up the ante. The report from the Cabinet spokesman's office...
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Power Plant in the South of Iran taken in January 2019
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May 31, 2019 - 11:04 am
By Kiyoko Metzler, Associated Press VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, though its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing. In a confidential quarterly...
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A fully albino giant panda in Wolong National Nature Reserve, in China's Sichuan province.
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May 27, 2019 - 8:23 pm
By Julia Hollingsworth and Serenitie Wang, CNN (CNN) -- A fully albino giant panda has been filmed roaming bamboo forests in China -- the first ever recorded in the wild, an expert says. The footage was taken on an infrared camera in April in Wolong National Nature Reserve, about 2,000 meters (6,...
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A vigil will be held on June 4 at the Victoria Park to mark the 30th anniversary of the military crackdown on the pro-democracy movement at Beijing's Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989.
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May 26, 2019 - 8:48 am
HONG KONG (AP) — More than 2,000 people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to mark 30 years since a pro-democracy protest in Beijing's Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed. Demonstrators took to the streets holding yellow umbrellas that read "Support Freedom, Oppose Evil Laws." Some people carried a...
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A man looks at his smartphone as he walks past an electronics shop advertising phones from Huawei and Apple in Beijing, Friday, May 24, 2019.
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May 24, 2019 - 8:55 am
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — Stepping up Beijing's propaganda offensive in the tariffs standoff with Washington, Chinese state media on Friday accused the U.S. of seeking to "colonize global business" with moves against Huawei and other Chinese technology companies. There...
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A deepening trade war between the world's two largest economies is bad news for the oil business.
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May 23, 2019 - 4:15 pm
By Matt Egan, CNN Business (CNN) - - A deepening trade war between the world's two largest economies is bad news for the oil business. US oil prices plummeted nearly 6% to a 10-week low of $57.91 a barrel on Thursday as fears about the US-China trade standoff intensify in global financial markets...
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