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Trump considering an interim trade deal with China

President Donald Trump signaled Thursday that he would consider an interim trade deal with China, even though he would not prefer it. The president told reporters he would like to ...

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Hiring has slowed: US employers hardly added a modest 130,000 jobs in August

U.S. employers added 130,000 jobs in August, a sign that hiring has slowed but remains durable amid economic weakness and President Donald Trump’s trade war with China. The job gain ...

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US economic weakness: manufacturing slowed in August

The American manufacturing sector contracted last month, a key measure showed on Tuesday, heightening fears that the trade war with China could bring on a recession. Manufacturing accounts for just ...

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China files case against US tariffs at WTO amid trade war

The US Trade Representative stated on 27 August that it was increasing the rate of additional duties from 10 to 15 percent for those Chinese imports covered by Washington’s $300 ...

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Trump: General Motors must bring the jobs back home

President Trump stepped up his attacks on General Motors today and called on the company to move jobs back to the United States from overseas. Trump said in a tweet ...

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Trump’s tariffs hits US families

President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, until now mainly an abstraction for American consumers, is about to hit home. Beginning Sunday, the U.S. government will begin collecting 15% tariffs ...

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US new wave of tariffs for China

The US has imposed fresh tariffs on $112bn (£92bn) of Chinese imported goods such as shoes, nappies and food. The new tariffs are a sharp escalation in the bruising trade ...

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Schumer calls for vote on bill reaffirming support for democracy in Hong Kong

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Friday called for a vote on bipartisan legislation on Hong Kong when Congress returns as the city faces weeks of sometimes-violent protests by ...

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Trump: trade talks with China have helped limit violence in Hong Kong

President Trump said Friday that his efforts to pressure China into a deal on trade has led Beijing to try to limit the violence during increasingly tense protests in Hong ...

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Trump blames companies impacted by his trade war

President Donald Trump on Friday appeared to accuse companies of falsely claiming that they’ve been hurt by his escalating trade war with China, instead saying they’re mismanaging their businesses. “If ...

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