• Fri, 20 Jul 2018 13:24
    Chinese yuan wilts again, cushioning the blow of Trump tariffs
    China's yuan continued its steady decline on Friday, defying US President Donald Trump's warning over the dollar's rise and providing Beijing with a buffer against punitive trade tariffs imposed by Washington.
    business
  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 08:17
    After Helsinki, Trump plans to host Putin in Washington
    US President Donald Trump, under fire over his Helsinki summit with Vladimir Putin, doubled down Thursday by saying he looks forward to meeting the Russian leader again -- with talks already underway for a visit to Washington in the fall.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 14:54
    Google braces for huge EU fine over Android
    Google prepared Wednesday to be hit with huge EU fine for freezing out rivals of its Android mobile phone system in a ruling that could spark new tensions between Brussels and Washington.
    business
  • Wed, 18 Jul 2018 07:01
    US to respond to concerns over trade policy at G20: official
    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will have the opportunity to address concerns about Washington's trade policies during a meeting of the world's leading finance ministers this weekend, a senior Treasury official said Tuesday.
    business
  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 08:48
    Trash piles up in US as China closes door to recycling
    For months, a major recycling facility for the greater Baltimore-Washington area has been facing a big problem: it has to pay to get rid of huge amounts of paper and plastic it would normally sell to China.
    business
  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 07:04
    Stocks tumble as global trade war flares up
    World stocks fell Wednesday after Washington threatened to hammer Beijing with tariffs on a further $200 billion of Chinese imports, ratcheting up the global trade war.
    business
  • Thu, 12 Jul 2018 01:00
    Pigs, paws and pistachios: US goods face tariffs in China
    From pig heads to pistachios to whiskey, China’s proposed list of targeted US products for higher border taxes could take a bite out of bilateral trade between the world’s top two economies. After Washington imposed new tariffs on billions of Chinese imports just past the stroke of midnight last Friday, Beijing hit back immediately dollar for dollar.
    opinion
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:29
    China says tit-for-tat tariffs will 'destroy' US-China trade
    China on Wednesday said tit-for-tat tariffs will "destroy" trade between the world's top two economies, after Washington fired the next shot in a ballooning trade war, readying fresh levies on $200 billion in Chinese goods.
    business
  • Sun, 08 Jul 2018 01:00
    Attempting to protect sea life, Hawaii bans popular sunscreen brands
    Hawaii’s governor David Ige on Tuesday signed legislation banning the sale of sunscreens that contain oxybenzone and octinoxate, two chemicals that harm coral reefs, as reported by The Washington Post. 
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 07 Jul 2018 15:38
    Pompeo presses N. Korea for nuclear commitments in Pyongyang
    Washington's top diplomat engaged in an intense day of negotiations with his North Korean counterpart Saturday as he strove to nail down Pyongyang's commitment to nuclear disarmament.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 07 Jul 2018 11:53
    Pompeo in Pyongyang to seek concrete nuclear commitments
    Washington's top diplomat embarked on an intense day of negotiations with his North Korean counterpart Saturday as he strives to nail down Pyongyang's commitment to nuclear disarmament.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 12:55
    China says forced to react after US launches 'largest trade war'
    China said Friday it was "forced to take necessary countermeasures," after Washington launched what Beijing called "the largest trade war in economic history," imposing tariffs on billions of dollars in Chinese imports.
    business
  • Thu, 05 Jul 2018 15:12
    US 'firing at itself' with trade measures: China
    China lashed out at the US Thursday, the day before a trade war is set to erupt between the world's top two economies, saying that Washington is effectively "firing at itself".
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 04 Jul 2018 06:44
    US lets ZTE resume some activity
    The United States has temporarily allowed Chinese telecoms company ZTE to resume some activities while it works to meet conditions set by Washington in a politically charged settlement reached last month.
    business
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 06:50
    At least five dead in US newsroom shooting
    At least five people were killed Thursday when a gunman opened fire inside the Capital Gazette newspaper offices in Annapolis, a historic city an hour east of Washington.
    Breaking News
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