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President Donald Trump gestures as he signs a "Space Policy Directive" during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, Monday, June 18, 2018, in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence watches. AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 19, 2018 - 12:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the two nations move closer to a potential trade war. In response, China has threatened what it called "comprehensive measures," raising the risk that...
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FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo, tractor-trailer trucks move cargo in shipping containers out of the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. President Donald Trump announced Friday, June 15, 2018, that starting next month the U.S. will impose a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion in Chinese imports. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton, File)
June 16, 2018 - 10:05 am
New tariffs on imports from China may leave American companies with a choice — pay a higher freight bill now or pay the tariffs starting in three weeks. It can take several weeks for ship-borne cargo from China to reach the United States — too late to beat the July 6 deadline. That could lead to...
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In this June 1, 2018 photo, President Donald Trump attends a Change of Command ceremony at the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington. Trump is defending his tough trade negotiations with China, Canada and Mexico, saying that U.S. farmers have been treated "unfairly." The president says on Twitter that by the time he finishes his trade negotiations, "that will change" and big trade barriers "will finally be broken." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 04, 2018 - 8:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump faced pushback Monday from Republican lawmakers, an influential GOP group and foreign leaders over his tough negotiations that are hitting China, Canada and Mexico with tariffs amid fears of a trade war. But the president defended his actions saying the U.S...
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, center, leaves his hotel in Beijing, Saturday, June 2, 2018. U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross has arrived in Beijing for talks on China's promise to buy more American goods after Washington revived tensions by renewing its threat of tariff hikes on Chinese high-tech exports. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
June 02, 2018 - 11:26 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrived in Beijing on Saturday for talks on China's promise to buy more American goods after Washington revived tensions by renewing its threat of tariff hikes on Chinese high-tech exports. The talks focus on adding details to China's May 19...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross leaves his hotel in Beijing. An American business group appealed to China to allow more access to its state-dominated economy ahead of a visit by Ross for trade talks. The American Chamber of Commerce in China said Wednesday, May 30, 2018, that foreign companies welcome Chinese leaders' promises to ease restrictions but said they have yet to follow through on earlier pledges. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
May 29, 2018 - 10:06 pm
BEIJING (AP) — An American business group called on Beijing on Wednesday to allow the same access to its state-dominated economy that China's companies have to U.S. markets after Washington revved up a simmering trade dispute with a surprise announcement of plans to go ahead with a tariff hike. The...
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FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands during a joint statement to members of the media Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China. The U.S. is announcing that it will impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods containing "industrially significant technology." The White House said Tuesday, May 29, 2018, that the tariff will cover goods related to the "Made in China 2025" program. The full list of imports that will be covered will be announced by June 15. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 29, 2018 - 7:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has renewed its threat to place 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of Chinese goods in retaliation for what it says are China's unfair trade practices. The White House also said Tuesday that it would place new restrictions on Chinese investment into the...
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In this photo taken Thursday, May 24, 2018, and released by the Royal Thai Police, a factory processing electronic waste is visited by police in Lat Krabang, outside Bangkok, Thailand. Police have raided several factories near Bangkok that allegedly were processing illegally imported electronic waste in a sign that China’s crackdown on waste recycling is pushing such operations offshore. (Royal Thai Police via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 5:27 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police have raided several factories near Bangkok that allegedly were using a loophole to illegally import and process electronic waste. Police and industry ministry officials said Friday that they were still investigating after raids this week on at least four factories in...
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