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Tim Jimenez
May 06, 2019 - 6:55 am
UPDATED: 9:30 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A tweet from President Donald Trump is rattling the markets and could throw a monkey wrench into trade talks with China this week. This morning, the president tweeted, "With China we lose 500 billion dollars. Sorry, we're not going to be doing that...
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Trader Steven Kaplan works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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April 22, 2019 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The price of crude oil surged Monday after the U.S. government moved to further block Iranian oil exports. That helped to lift energy stocks, but losses elsewhere in the market pulled U.S. indexes modestly lower in another relatively quiet day of trading. The Trump administration...
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Recycling.
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Pat Loeb
April 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia is close to signing a new contract for recycling services that will end the practice of incinerating at least half of what it picks up in curbside recycling, Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams told City Council at a budget hearing Wednesday. Like other...
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Federal customs agents in Philadelphia intercepted more than 1,150 counterfeit e-cigarette Juul pods and three chargers.
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Mark Abrams
April 17, 2019 - 1:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal customs agents in Philadelphia have intercepted boxes of bogus Juul products sent from an address in China. More than 1,150 counterfeit e-cigarette Juul pods and three chargers were discovered inside a parcel that was being sent to an address in Newark,...
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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, second from left, speaks during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, April 11, 2019, on the proposed Space Force.
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April 11, 2019 - 12:10 pm
By Robert Burns, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's proposal for creating a Space Force as a new military service encountered bipartisan skepticism in the Senate on Thursday, with several lawmakers questioning the need for expanding the military bureaucracy...
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Ian Bush
April 09, 2019 - 2:33 pm
UPDATED: 6:12 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jurors considering felony charges against 23-year-old Michael Rohana told the judge they were hopelessly deadlocked after two days of deliberations. Federal prosecutors have not said whether they will retry the Bear, Delaware man, who was...
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In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, a container ship is loaded at the harbor in Hamburg, Germany.
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April 09, 2019 - 11:45 am
By Carlo Piovano, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to tax $11.2 billion worth of EU goods — from airplanes to Gouda cheese — in a move that some experts say marks another attempt by the administration to use tariffs to reshape global trade in its favor. The import...
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HAIKOU, Feb. 15, 2018 (Xinhua) -- Photo taken on Feb. 15, 2018 shows Terra-Cotta Warriors during an exhibition of "Civilization of Qin (221-207 B.C.) and Han Dynasties (206 B.C.- 220 A.D.)" in Hainan Museum in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province.
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Ian Bush
April 02, 2019 - 9:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The theft of a thumb from a 2,000-year-old statue is the subject of a federal trial this week in Philadelphia. Michael Rohana is accused of breaking off - and walking off with - the digit from one of the terra-cotta warriors loaned by China to the Franklin Institute...
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Federal prosecutors filed charges on April 1, 2019, against a woman carrying Chinese passports whom they allege illegally entered President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in late March.
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April 02, 2019 - 7:21 pm
By Erica Orden, CNN (CNN) -- Federal prosecutors filed charges Monday against a woman carrying Chinese passports whom they allege illegally entered President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club in Florida in late March. The woman, Yujing Zhang, initially gained access to the property on March 30 through...
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A customer looks at a movie poster for the film "Bohemian Rhapsody" at a movie theater in Beijing, Wednesday, March 27, 2019.
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March 27, 2019 - 6:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — A huge fan of rock legends Queen, Peng Yanzi rushed to see "Bohemian Rhapsody," the biopic about the band's late lead singer, Freddie Mercury, while he was traveling in Britain last October. It was a touching film that made him cry hard, Peng says. He loved it enough to watch it a...
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