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China welcomes preliminary deal in trade war it blames on US
| December 14th, 2019  8:44 AM
China welcomes preliminary deal in trade war it blames on US
BEIJING (AP) — China expressed cautious optimism Saturday about a first-step trade agreement that dials down a trade war it blames the U.S. for starting. Chinese experts and news media joined government officials in saying the deal would reduce uncertainty for companies, at least in the short term. They remained cautious, saying both…
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Elizabeth Warren
Iowa Democrats worry 'Medicare for All' hurts key industry
December 14th, 2019  12:56 AM

In Iowa, where nearly 17,000 residents work in the health insurance industry, candidates are facing questions about how their health care plans could affect jobs in the state

 California governor rejects $13.5 billion PG&E settlement
California governor rejects $13.5 billion PG&E settlement
December 14th, 2019  12:22 AM

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected a bankruptcy reorganization plan that Pacific Gas and Electric reached just last week with thousands of wildfire victims, including a $13.5 billion settlement

Justices to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records
Justices to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records
December 14th, 2019  12:17 AM

A case involving President Donald Trump's pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private is going before the Supreme Court

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California governor rejects PG&E's bankruptcy plan
December 13th, 2019  10:52 PM

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected a bankruptcy reorganization plan that Pacific Gas and Electric reached just last week with thousands of wildfire victims, including a $13.5 billion settlement

How streaming, diversity, #MeToo shaped TV decade of change
How streaming, diversity, #MeToo shaped TV decade of change
December 13th, 2019  9:47 PM

As the decade draws to a close, it's clear that we're looking at TV differently

State mounts largest crackdown on illegal pot shops in LA
State mounts largest crackdown on illegal pot shops in LA
December 13th, 2019  7:12 PM

California regulators carried out their largest crackdown to date on illegal marijuana shops in Los Angeles, raiding 24 locations and seizing nearly $9 million in illicit products

Swarovski crystals, $900 cabernet and a Buttigieg fundraiser
Swarovski crystals, $900 cabernet and a Buttigieg fundraiser
December 13th, 2019  7:10 PM

Pete Buttigieg's liberal opponents for the Democratic presidential nomination are accusing him of being beholden to big-money donors, but Buttigieg is undeterred

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Cyberattack, ransomware hobbles New Orleans city government
December 13th, 2019  6:59 PM

New Orleans officials say investigators have discovered ransomware as they investigate a suspected cyberattack that led to a shutdown of city computers

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Wisconsin governor: No tax credits for new Foxconn plant
December 13th, 2019  6:52 PM

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers' top aide is warning Foxconn Technology Group that it won't collect any state incentives for its scaled-down factory in Wisconsin if it doesn't renegotiate the deal

Documents: Mining company writing own environmental report
Documents: Mining company writing own environmental report
December 13th, 2019  6:39 PM

Documents show the U.S. Forest Service allowing a Canadian company to write a key environmental report on its proposed open-pit gold mines in central Idaho after the Trump administration became involved

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Large hospital system says it was hit by ransomware attack
December 13th, 2019  6:10 PM

New Jersey’s largest hospital system says a ransomware attack that struck last week disrupted its computer network and that it paid a ransom to stop it

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FDA approves first fish-oil drug for cutting cardiac risks
Bernie Sanders
Democrats threaten to boycott next debate over labor dispute
December 13th, 2019  5:48 PM

All seven Democratic presidential candidates who qualified for next week's debate are threatening to skip the event if an ongoing labor dispute forces them to cross picket lines on the campus hosting it

How US-China trade deal achieved a little but left out a lot
How US-China trade deal achieved a little but left out a lot
December 13th, 2019  5:46 PM

The limited trade deal that the Trump administration and Beijing have announced means Americans will avoid a holiday tax increase on imported toys, clothing and smartphones

Michael Urkonis
Markets have muted reaction to long-awaited China trade deal
December 13th, 2019  5:31 PM

Stocks closed with tiny gains on Wall Street as investors weigh the news that the US and China have reached an initial deal in their long-running trade war

Mark Zuckerberg
Reports: FTC may try to block Facebook from integrating apps
December 13th, 2019  4:29 PM

Several news reports said federal regulators are considering antitrust action to prevent Facebook from weaving together its messaging apps

Container Shipping, Container Trucking, economy, tariffs, tariff, shipping
Trump says US, China have reached deal; Sunday tariffs off
December 13th, 2019  3:54 PM

The Trump administration has dropped its plan to impose new tariffs on $160 billion of Chinese imports beginning Sunday

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Democrats threaten mass boycott of debate over labor dispute
December 13th, 2019  3:39 PM

All the Democratic presidential candidates slated to participate in next week's debate are threatening to skip the event if an ongoing labor dispute forces them to cross picket lines on the campus hosting it

Climate talks head into overtime with key issues unresolved
Climate talks head into overtime with key issues unresolved
December 13th, 2019  2:28 PM

Officials from almost 200 countries hunkered down for another night of talks as a global climate meeting in Madrid went into overtime without agreement on key issues

Johnson claims Brexit mandate with new conservative majority
Johnson claims Brexit mandate with new conservative majority
December 13th, 2019  1:41 PM

Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledges to heal Britain's divisions over Brexit after his gamble on early election rewarded him with a commanding majority in Parliament

AP FACT CHECK: Bloomberg says he's killing coal. He's not
AP FACT CHECK: Bloomberg says he's killing coal. He's not
December 13th, 2019  1:28 PM

Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg is taking a huge amount of credit for the decline of the coal industry

The Latest: UK's Conservatives end up with majority of 80
The Latest: UK's Conservatives end up with majority of 80
December 13th, 2019  12:12 PM

The community of St. Ives in southwest England has formally brought an end to the British general election and it was another victory for the Conservative Party

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