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In this July 13, 2018, photo, Chinese-made childrens shoes carrying a Chinese map and U.S. flags are on display for a sale at a shop in Beijing.
AP Photo/Andy Wong
July 16, 2018 - 9:38 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China announced it filed a World Trade Organization challenge Monday to President Donald Trump's latest tariff threat, stepping up its diplomatic efforts to counter U.S. pressure in a spiraling technology dispute. The Trump administration has...
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In this July 6, 2018, photo, a truck moves a China Shipping shipping container at a port in Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong Province.
Chinatopix via AP
July 11, 2018 - 10:49 am
By Joe McDonald, AP Business Writer BEIJING (AP) — China's government vowed Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands of Chinese imports like fish sticks, apples and French doors, the latest salvo in an escalating trade dispute that...
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Dreamstime
Dan Majka
July 11, 2018 - 10:31 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Does navigating through the city leave you frustrated? A study just released by Wallethub.com ranks Philadelphia the fourth worst city in the nation for driving. According to statistics, Philadelphia performs poorly in cost of ownership, traffic and infrastructure,...
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Escape Room
NW Escape Experience via CNN
July 11, 2018 - 8:04 am
By Elizabeth Elkin and Emily Smith, CNN (CNN) — Generally, you're supposed to break out of an escape room, not into one. But in Vancouver, Washington, a man had to call the police for help after he broke into NW Escape Experience — and couldn't get out. "Once we got down there [to the business] and...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with U.S. National security adviser John Bolton during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 27, 2018.
AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool
June 27, 2018 - 11:01 am
MOSCOW (AP) — A foreign affairs adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin said Moscow and Washington reached an agreement Wednesday on the date and location for a summit of Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump. Presidential adviser Yuri Ushakov made the announcement after a meeting in Moscow...
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China Trade Risks
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June 27, 2018 - 9:12 am
By Jethro Mullen (CNN Money) -- American companies operating in China are likely to find themselves in the firing line as the trade fight between Washington and Beijing intensifies. But making life difficult for big US brands could bring painful consequences for Chinese industries, too, experts say...
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In this April 26, 2018, file photo, Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Phil Kessel (81) skates with the puck during the first period in Game 1 of an NHL second-round hockey playoff series against the Washington Capitals, in Washington.
AP Photo/Nick Wass, File
June 19, 2018 - 10:26 am
By Stephen Whyno, AP Hockey Writer Thanks, Vegas. That's what NHL general managers are saying this offseason after the Stanley Cup Final run of the expansion Golden Knights contributed to what's expected to be a healthy increase for the salary cap. With elite center John Tavares, No. 1 defenseman...
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The motorcade that is believed be carrying North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, passes by policemen as it leaves the Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, Tuesday, June 19, 2018.
AP Photo/Andy Wong
June 19, 2018 - 8:17 am
By Christopher Bodeen and Dake Kang, Associated Press BEIJING (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Beijing on Tuesday for a two-day visit at which he's expected to meet with Chinese leaders and discuss his next steps after last week's nuclear summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. Kim...
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June 08, 2018 - 10:21 am
BOSTON (AP) — American cities accounted for about 96 percent of the country's job growth in 2017 as they added nearly 2 million new jobs, according to the latest annual report from a bipartisan coalition of mayors. The U.S. Conference of Mayors, which is gathering in Boston starting on Friday, says...
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Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File
June 05, 2018 - 9:55 am
By Gene Johnson, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday sued Google and Facebook, saying the companies failed to maintain information about political advertising as required by state law. Washington law requires the companies to maintain information about...
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