Washington

In this May 7, 2018, file photo, first lady Melania Trump speaks on her initiatives during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
July 24, 2018 - 9:39 am
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is going on the road to promote her "Be Best" campaign to help children. The first lady planned to advocate for her campaign Tuesday in Tennessee during a visit to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt in...
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A TV screen shows a satellite image of North Korea's Sohae launch site, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 24, 2018.
AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon
July 24, 2018 - 7:54 am
By Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea appears to have started dismantling key facilities at its main satellite launch site in a step toward fulfilling a commitment made by leader Kim Jong Un at his summit with President Donald Trump in June. While Pyongyang could...
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In this photo taken on Sunday, April 21, 2013, Maria Butina, leader of a pro-gun organization in Russia, speaks to a crowd during a rally in support of legalizing the possession of handguns in Moscow, Russia.
AP Photo
July 19, 2018 - 8:10 am
By Angela Charlton, Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russian Embassy officials were to meet Thursday with a Siberian gun rights activist jailed in Washington on charges of spying on the United States, as Moscow blasted the arrest as "anti-Russian hysteria." The embassy said in a Facebook post that...
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Court papers unsealed Monday, July 16, 2018, photographed in Washington, shows part of the criminal complaint against Maria Butina.
AP Photo/Jon Elswick
July 17, 2018 - 10:34 am
By Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A 29-year-old gun-rights activist served as a covert Russian agent while living in Washington, gathering intelligence on American officials and political organizations and working to establish back-channel lines of communications for the Kremlin,...
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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.
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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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