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Turkey increases tariffs on certain US imports
August 15th, 2018  12:08 AM

Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis

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Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions
August 10th, 2018  12:50 PM

The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means

Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions
Turkey shaken by financial fears, Trump rattles it further
August 10th, 2018  10:55 AM

The Turkish currency has plunged to an all-time low as an on-going dispute with the United States showed no sign of subsiding and concerns over the president's policies persisted

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Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions
August 10th, 2018  9:11 AM

The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means

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African refugee grows homeland's bitter eggplants in Vermont
August 9th, 2018  12:50 PM

A woman who survived refugee camps in Africa now has a thriving business growing African eggplants in Vermont and selling them across the United States

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Chinese stocks jump, other markets mixed as trade in focus
August 9th, 2018  3:05 AM

Chinese stocks have surged while other markets in Asia have remained mixed, as investors watched the latest developments on trade conflicts between the United States and China

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China's July exports accelerate despite hike in US tariffs
August 8th, 2018  12:59 AM

China's July export growth accelerated despite a U.S. tariff hike and sales to the United States rose 13.3 percent

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China's exports accelerate in July, showing little impact from US tariff hike; exports to United States up 13.3 percent
August 8th, 2018  12:29 AM

China's exports accelerate in July, showing little impact from US tariff hike; exports to United States up 13.3 percent

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The Latest: US not worried about EU move on sanctions
August 6th, 2018  10:30 AM

A senior administration official says the United States is "not particularly concerned" by EU efforts to protect European firms from the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran

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Senate votes to extend flood insurance program
July 31st, 2018  4:59 PM

The Senate has voted to extend for four months the program that provides flood insurance for nearly 5 million homeowners and business owners in the United States

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Australia says US, Japan partnership doesn't challenge China
July 31st, 2018  5:29 AM

An Australian minister says a new infrastructure partnership with the United States and Japan does not challenge growing Chinese investment in the Indo-Pacific region

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The Latest: Trump insists US will not lift Russian sanctions
July 30th, 2018  3:06 PM

With his record on Russia under scrutiny, President Donald Trump is insisting that the United States will not lift sanctions against Moscow

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France, Spain and Portugal eye gas as they diversify energy
July 27th, 2018  3:48 PM

The leaders of France, Spain and Portugal say they are moving ahead with plans to diversify their energy sources, which could mean more imports of liquefied natural gas from the United States

France, Spain and Portugal eye gas as they diversify energy
France and Spain want US action on steel, aluminum tariffs
July 26th, 2018  5:02 PM

The leaders of France and Spain said they welcomed a trade truce between the United States and Europe called this week, but demanded action from their ally across the Atlantic to reduce tariffs and rejected negotiating a new EU-U.S. trade agreement

French President Emmanuel Macron greets people as he arrives to visit the Pic du Midi in the Pyrenees mountain at La Mongie in Bagneres-de-Bigorre
Amid trade war, US and China exchange invectives at WTO
July 26th, 2018  11:07 AM

Ambassadors from the United States and China have exchanged barbs at the World Trade Organization over the countries' simmering trade dispute.

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German FM welcomes US, EU agreement to open trade talks
July 26th, 2018  3:26 AM

Germany's foreign minister welcomes an agreement to open talks to tear down trade barriers between the United States and the European Union which he says shows that "the answer to America First can only be: Europe United."

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Nestle posts jump in 1H profit as US, China markets improve
July 26th, 2018  2:56 AM

Nestle is citing "increased momentum" in the United States and China as the Swiss food and drinks giant reported a 19-percent jump in net profit in the first half of the year

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Turkey, US officials hold talks on upcoming Iran sanctions
July 20th, 2018  11:10 AM

Turkey's foreign ministry says it is monitoring American sanctions on Iran, following a meeting with a United States delegation.

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Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers
July 17th, 2018  7:22 PM

Members of Congress are warning that newspapers in their home states are in danger of layoffs, cutting coverage or going out of business entirely if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian newsprint

Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers
Trump to host European Commission president amid trade spat
July 17th, 2018  10:52 AM

Trump to meet with European Commission president at White House, after labeling the European Union a "foe" of the United States.

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