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Pelosi criticizes Trump pick to head consumer agency
June 17th, 2018  4:17 PM

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is questioning President Donald Trump's pick to head the government's consumer watchdog agency

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Trump to nominate OMB official to lead consumer watchdog
June 16th, 2018  10:43 PM

Trump intends to nominate OMB associate director Kathy Kraninger to lead government's consumer watchdog agency

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6 police officers shot dead in central Mexico
June 16th, 2018  1:40 PM

Six police officers have been shot dead in the central Mexico state of Puebla by suspected fuel thieves

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China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish
June 16th, 2018  5:48 AM

China fires back at Trump tariff hike by increasing duties on US soybeans, electric cars, other goods

China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish
China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms
June 15th, 2018  10:43 PM

A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China includes a plan to tax American lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood

China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms
Naval Academy says logo resembles its crest; Nike apologizes
June 15th, 2018  10:19 PM

Nike Inc. apologized after the U.S. Naval Academy in Maryland said the similarities between a logo and the academy's historic seal are undeniable

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The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs
June 15th, 2018  10:17 PM

China has fired back in a spiraling trade dispute with President Donald Trump by raising import duties on a $34 billion list of American goods including soybeans, electric cars and whiskey

The Latest: China fires back at US, raises own tariffs
California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk
June 15th, 2018  8:36 PM

California health officials are proposing a regulation change that would declare coffee doesn't present a significant cancer risk

California moves to declare coffee safe from cancer risk
NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems
June 15th, 2018  8:27 PM

The National Institutes of Health is shutting down a study that was supposed to show if a single drink a day could prevent heart attacks, citing ethical problems

NIH ends alcohol study, citing funding, credibility problems
Trump's tariffs: What they are and how China is responding
June 15th, 2018  8:17 PM

Trump's tariffs: What they are, what's behind them, what they mean for consumers and business

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Business Highlights
June 15th, 2018  6:19 PM

Business Highlights

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US stocks and bond yields dip amid trade worries
June 15th, 2018  6:15 PM

Global stock markets are mostly lower as U.S. President Donald Trump's approval of a plan to impose tough tariffs on China renewed concerns about trade friction

US stocks and bond yields dip amid trade worries
Walmart heirs' groups deny role in Georgia governor's race
June 15th, 2018  5:36 PM

Representatives of the Walmart company heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after a candidate was secretly recorded saying he backed a school choice law because campaign money from the family's non-profit foundation was at stake

Walmart heirs' groups deny role in Georgia governor's race
Theranos founder, former chief operating officer charged with defrauding investors, doctors and patients
June 15th, 2018  5:00 PM

Theranos founder, former chief operating officer charged with defrauding investors, doctors and patients

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Man gets 10 years in prison for plot to defraud Walmart
June 15th, 2018  4:44 PM

A federal judge in Louisiana has sentenced a Connecticut man to 10 years in prison for his conviction on charges he engaged in an identity theft scheme that cost Walmart nearly $1 million

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A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports
June 15th, 2018  4:39 PM

Tough tariffs on China could collide with Trump's push to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula

A trade war looms as Trump slaps tariffs on Chinese imports
Cyprus approves Hellenic Bank buyout of Cooperative Bank
June 15th, 2018  4:16 PM

The finance minister of Cyprus says the government has approved Hellenic Bank's multibillion-euro takeover offer for the troubled Cooperative Bank

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Markets Right Now: Trade tensions send US markets lower
June 15th, 2018  4:15 PM

Stocks are closing slightly lower Friday after the Trump administration announced a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports and China responded with planned tariffs of its own

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North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points
June 15th, 2018  4:07 PM

North Korea's cyberattacks against US and its allies fails to make Singapore summit talking points 3 years after crippling Sony attack

North Korea's hacking fails to make summit talking points
AP: Trump 2020 working with ex-Cambridge Analytica staffers
June 15th, 2018  3:42 PM

The AP has learned that Donald Trump's campaign is secretly working with former employees of disgraced political consultancy company Cambridge Analytica. The employees' new firm denies the link, but confirms work for the Republican National Committee.

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