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In this Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 file photo, a container ship is loaded at the harbor in Hamburg, Germany.
AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file
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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Three Mile Island
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Jim Melwert
March 29, 2019 - 5:00 am
Part 5 of a five-part series . In 1979, a small town just outside Harrisburg was the focus of the world, trying to understand what was happening at the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant. In the final installment this series, we look ahead to the future of nuclear power. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW...
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The student-led Mercer County Climate Action Strike demonstrations on behalf of the Green New Deal on March 15 in downtown Princeton and Princeton University.
Bob Makin/Staff photo
Kim Glovas
March 26, 2019 - 12:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Green New Deal, a progressive economic stimulus proposal, has sparked a lot of conversation and controversy since its introduction in early February. But reaction from members of Congress in the Philadelphia region is mixed. Most say the Green New Deal is too wide...
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President Donald Trump's 2020 budget outline arrives on Capitol Hill at the House Budget Committee, in Washington, Monday morning March 11, 2019.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP
March 11, 2019 - 2:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump proposed a record $4.7 trillion federal budget for 2020 on Monday, relying on optimistic 3.1 percent economic growth projections alongside accounting shuffles and steep domestic cuts to bring future spending into promised balance in 15 years. The deficit is...
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FILE - In this April 18, 1959, file photo, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, center, arrives at Tezpur, Assam in India.
AP Photo, File
March 10, 2019 - 1:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — China is defending its often-criticized rule in Tibet 60 years after the Dalai Lama fled into exile amid an uprising against Chinese control, saying those who question its policies are merely biased. The official Xinhua News Agency said in an editorial dated Saturday that economic...
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In this Friday, March 1, 2019, photo signs for employment opportunities are posted at an exit ramp off of Interstate 79 in Zelienople, Pa.
Keith Srakocic/AP Photo
March 06, 2019 - 12:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Small business hiring slowed dramatically in February, a sign that company owners may be getting cautious about the economy. That report comes from payroll provider ADP, which said Wednesday its customers with up to 49 staffers added just 12,000 jobs last month, down sharply from...
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Volkswagen cars are pictured during a final quality control at the Volkswagen plant in Wolfsburg, Germany.
Michael Sohn/AP, file
February 18, 2019 - 3:27 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union warned U.S. President Donald Trump Monday that the bloc will step back from a commitment to buy more American soybeans and liquid gas if European cars are hit with punitive tariffs. The U.S. Commerce Department is expected issue its guidance on whether auto...
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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, gestures to journalists as he leaves a hotel to attend a new round of high-level trade talks with Chinese officials in Beijing, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019.
Andy Wong/AP Photo
February 13, 2019 - 9:58 pm
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese negotiators began trade talks Thursday that President Donald Trump says will help decide whether he escalates a fight over Beijing's technology ambitions by raising tariffs on $200 billion of imports from China. Businesspeople and economists say the two days of talks...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May talks to journalists after her meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019.
Francisco Seco/AP Photo
February 11, 2019 - 11:56 am
By Pan Pylas, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Britain's economy slowed last year to its weakest growth rate since the global financial crisis as mounting uncertainty over Brexit weighed on businesses and kept a lid on their investments, official figures showed Monday. The Office for National...
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Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi
CNN/Pool
February 06, 2019 - 9:17 am
(CNN) — In his second State of the Union address, President Donald Trump sought to strike a bipartisan tone of unity and progress, just weeks after the longest shutdown in US history — and with less than two weeks to go before the next funding lapse. Trump, asking Americans to "choose greatness,"...
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