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US sanctions shipping firms over North Korea trade
August 15th, 2018  11:54 AM

The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program

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China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels
August 15th, 2018  2:52 AM

China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels

China files WTO challenge to US tariffs on solar panels
North Dakota recreational pot measure approved for ballot
August 14th, 2018  12:53 PM

Supporters of legalizing recreational marijuana in North Dakota have succeeded in bringing the matter to a public vote later this year

North Dakota recreational pot measure approved for ballot
Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks
August 14th, 2018  11:47 AM

The Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors gauge the government's next move to avoid a full-blown financial crisis.

Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks
UK foreign minister: New European Brexit approach needed
August 14th, 2018  10:41 AM

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says "we need a change in approach by the European Commission if we are going to have a pragmatic deal that works for everyone" as talks about Britain leaving the European Union have stalled

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The Latest: Turkey says it will help firms hit by turmoil
August 14th, 2018  10:27 AM

Turkey's finance minister says his government is working on steps to help banks and support companies affected by the currency crisis.

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China urges Malaysia to address project woes through talks
August 14th, 2018  9:22 AM

China says it hopes that any problems Malaysia has with multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects will be handled through "friendly negotiation."

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Global markets stabilize as Turkey jitters ease
August 14th, 2018  8:16 AM

Most global stock markets have steadied as worries subside over Turkey's currency crisis and its potential impact on other countries.

Global markets stabilize as Turkey jitters ease
The Latest: Lawyer appeals for US pastor's release in Turkey
August 14th, 2018  6:41 AM

The lawyer representing an American pastor held in Turkey has renewed an appeal for his release from house arrest.

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Northeast governors, eastern Canada premiers meet in Vermont
August 13th, 2018  9:22 PM

Some governors from the northeast U.S. and premiers from eastern Canada on Monday are urging an end to the trade war between the U.S. and Canada and a successful renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement

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Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges
August 13th, 2018  8:26 PM

Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges

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The Latest: Northeastern US, eastern Canada leaders meet
August 13th, 2018  6:57 PM

Some governors from the northeast U.S. and premiers from eastern Canada are calling for an end to the trade war between the U.S. and Canada and the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Trump's Harley boycott call roils Wisconsin primary
August 13th, 2018  5:31 PM

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Republican U.S. Senate candidate Kevin Nicholson both came out against boycotting Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson, the day after President Donald Trump said it would be "great" if there was a boycott

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US stocks take further losses as Turkey worries continue
August 13th, 2018  5:08 PM

US stocks give up an early gain and close lower as investors continue to worry that Turkey's financial woes could affect other countries

US stocks take further losses as Turkey worries continue
Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling
August 13th, 2018  12:25 PM

Turkey's Central Bank has announced a series of measures to help banks manage their liquidity, after the country's finance chief said the government had readied an "action plan" to ease market concerns that led to a slump in the value of Turkish currency

Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling
The Latest: Germany urges solution on Turkish prisoners
August 13th, 2018  9:55 AM

Germany's foreign minister says it would be in Turkey's own interest to come to an agreement with the United States and others on the release of foreign prisoners.

The Latest: Germany urges solution on Turkish prisoners
Asian stocks sink as Turkey fears hurt emerging markets
August 13th, 2018  3:44 AM

Asian stocks sink as Turkey's financial turmoil stirs fears of contagion spreading to other emerging markets.

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Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve
August 13th, 2018  12:07 AM

Hitting an economic nerve: Newest US sanctions get a rise out of Russia, a drop in the ruble

Newest US sanctions against Russia hit an economic nerve
China's Xi beset by economic, political challenges
August 12th, 2018  9:05 PM

Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges

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Turkey's finance chief: Action plan ready to ease markets
August 12th, 2018  5:06 PM

Turkey's finance minister says the government has prepared "an action plan" aimed at easing market concerns that have led to a slump in the value of the nation's currency

Turkey's finance chief: Action plan ready to ease markets

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