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AP
December 04, 2018 - 4:23 pm
(AP) - Stocks tanked Tuesday as the goodwill generated by a truce between the U.S. and China over trade evaporated over confusion about what the two sides had actually agreed upon. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell nearly 800 points. The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note declined to...
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AP
December 02, 2018 - 9:21 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The United States and China reached a 90-day cease-fire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth. The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group...
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AP
November 26, 2018 - 7:08 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world's first genetically edited babies — twin girls born this month whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life. If true, it would be a profound leap of science and ethics...
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November 02, 2018 - 8:29 am
BEIJING (CBS News) -- Police say a brawl between a passenger and a bus driver led to the bus plunging off a bridge in southwestern China Sunday. All 15 people on board are presumed dead. An eight-second surveillance video released by Chongqing city police on its Weibo social media account shows the...
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CBS
October 19, 2018 - 1:58 pm
(CBS News) --The world's first artificial moon could be launched by 2020, China Daily reports. China's space industry is preparing to put an artificial moon into orbit over the city of Chengdu. The fake moon is expected to be launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in China's Sichuan...
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AP
September 26, 2018 - 5:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An agitated President Donald Trump acknowledged Wednesday that past accusations of sexual misconduct against him have influenced the way he views similar allegations against other men, including his Supreme Court nominee. Wading into the #MeToo moment, Trump said he views such...
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Associated Press
September 18, 2018 - 8:21 am
BEIJING (AP) — The U.S.-China trade war escalated further Tuesday, with China announcing retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, including coffee, honey and industrial chemicals. The increases are in response to the U.S. announcing it will impose tariffs on $200 billion...
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Associated Press
July 20, 2018 - 7:33 am
(AP) - President Donald Trump has indicated that he's willing to hit every product imported from China with tariffs and again criticized the Federal Reserve, as well as some of the nation's biggest trading partners. The comments sent U.S. markets sliding early Friday. In a taped interview with the...
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Associated Press
July 11, 2018 - 7:51 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's government vowed Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands of Chinese imports like fish sticks, apples and French doors, the latest salvo in an escalating trade dispute that threatens to chill global economic growth...
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Associated Press
June 15, 2018 - 7:28 am
(AP) - The Trump administration announced a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion worth of Chinese imports on Friday, instantly escalating a trade dispute between the world's two largest economies. China has said that it will retaliate with $50 billion in tariffs in response, rattling financial...
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