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AP
August 13, 2019 - 8:22 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters severely crippled operations at Hong Kong's international airport for a second day Tuesday, forcing authorities to cancel all remaining flights out of the city after demonstrators took over the terminals as part of their push for democratic reforms. After a brief respite...
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August 12, 2019 - 8:08 am
Fashion brands Coach and Versace apologized after furious criticism in China over t-shirts that listed Hong Kong as a separate country. Images of the t-shirts had sparked a backlash in China and calls for boycotts, with Chinese consumers accusing the brands of being insensitive to Chinese...
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August 09, 2019 - 2:24 pm
The U.S. trade war with China may soon hit a long list of consumer products, from smartphones to footwear, this fall if a 10% tariff on $300 billion in Chinese imports takes effect Sept. 1, as President Donald Trump has threatened. It can be hard to measure the impact of higher tariffs on consumer...
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AP
August 01, 2019 - 12:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump intensified pressure Thursday on China to reach a trade deal by saying that beginning Sept. 1, he will impose 10% tariffs on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese imports he hasn't already taxed. The move immediately sent stock prices sinking. The president...
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August 01, 2019 - 8:00 am
Dozens of tourists were injured after a wave machine malfunctioned and plowed through them at a water park in northeast China earlier this week. The accident, which was caught on video, happened in a city near the border with North Korea, South China Morning Post reports. Viral video shows tourists...
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July 31, 2019 - 12:40 pm
A 3-year-old boy was saved after falling from a sixth-floor balcony in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality on Monday. A group of people below caught his fall with a blanket, avoiding any injuries. The dramatic rescue was caught on camera by a neighbor. The toddler is seen dangling off the...
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AP
July 30, 2019 - 7:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to get "much tougher" with China on trade if he wins reelection in 2020. Trump is tweeting his frustration as negotiations between the countries resume Tuesday two months after talks aimed at ending a tariff war broke down. Trump complains...
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July 09, 2019 - 2:54 pm
Publishers of religious books are warning that President Donald Trump's latest proposed tariffs on Chinese imports could result in a Bible shortage in the U.S. Tens of millions of bibles are printed in China each year, with some estimates as high as 150 million. Publishers large and small testified...
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June 04, 2019 - 3:05 pm
BEIJING — Thirty years since the Tiananmen Square protests, China's economy has catapulted up the world rankings, yet political repression in the country is harsher than many who watched those events would have anticipated. Hundreds of thousands of Muslims are held in re-education camps without...
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AP
May 14, 2019 - 7:00 am
U.S. officials listed $300 billion more of Chinese goods for possible tariff hikes while Beijing vowed Tuesday to "fight to the finish" in an escalating trade battle that is fueling fears about damage to global economic growth. The U.S. Trade Representative's Office issued its target list after...
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