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May 12, 2019 - 9:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 not yet materialized. We may know more today or even this evening...
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An electronic stock board shows Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, May 7, 2019.
Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo
May 07, 2019 - 9:57 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Tuesday after China said its economy czar will go to Washington for trade talks despite U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to escalate their tariff war. China's main stock index rose 0.7% and most other Asian...
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A man looks at his smartphone near a display showing stock prices at a brokerage house in Shanghai Monday, May 6, 2019.
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May 06, 2019 - 5:14 pm
By Joe McDonald and Paul Wiseman BEIJING (AP) — By threatening to raise taxes on Chinese imports, President Donald Trump is throwing down a challenge to Beijing: Agree to sweeping changes in China's government-dominated economic model — or suffer the consequences. The unexpected ultimatum,...
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U.S. - China trade war
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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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FILE - In this March 24, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller departs St. John's Episcopal Church, across from the White House in Washington.
Cliff Owen/AP Photo
May 05, 2019 - 5:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress, abandoning his previous declaration that he would leave that decision to his attorney general. Escalating tensions with House Democrats as they seek to bring Mueller before...
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Mom Congress
Mom Congress
Hadas Kuznits
May 03, 2019 - 11:44 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Mothers from all across the country will convene in Washington, D.C., Sunday for a three-day convention — known as Mom Congress — urging lawmakers to improve policies surrounding pregnancy, child birth and postpartum depression. New Jersey business owner Jasmine Kaur...
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In this Thursday, May 4, 2017 photo, American University student government president Taylor Dumpson speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Susan Walsh/AP Photo, File
April 30, 2019 - 1:32 pm
By Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The first black woman to serve as American University's student government president is seeking more than $1.5 million in court-ordered damages against a neo-Nazi website operator who orchestrated an online harassment campaign against...
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Andrew Kramer
April 27, 2019 - 7:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio ) – It's an effort to end gun violence, two dozen bikers are currently pedaling 600 miles in hopes to getting gun laws in the country changed to prevent shootings like the one today in San Diego for example. "It was great, we always get a really nice welcome in...
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In this Friday, April 19, 2019, photo Katrina Spade, the founder and CEO of Recompose, displays a sample of the compost material left from the decomposition of a cow, using a combination of wood chips, alfalfa and straw, as she poses in a cemetery in Seat
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson
April 22, 2019 - 4:01 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington appears set to become the first state to allow a burial alternative known as "natural organic reduction" — an accelerated decomposition process that turns bodies into soil within weeks. The bill legalizing the process, sometimes referred to as "human composting,"...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2014 file photo, Herman Cain, CEO, The New Voice, speaks during Faith and Freedom Coalition's Road to Majority event in Washington.
AP Photo/Molly Riley, File
April 22, 2019 - 1:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that Herman Cain has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve's board amid a focus on past scandals. Cain is a former CEO of Godfather's Pizza who dropped out of the 2012 presidential race amid allegations of sexual...
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