China vows 'consequences' over US sanctions on Russian weapons purchase

(Deutsche Welle) -- Chinese officials demanded on Friday that the United States cancel its economic sanctions against a Chinese military agency over a Russian weapons purchase. Foreign Ministry spo...

McDonald's and BHP Billiton rise while Micron skids

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday: Texas Instruments Inc., up $1.56 to $110.05 The chipmaker raised its quarterly dividend an...

Markets Right Now: Stocks mostly higher, building on gains

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are moving higher on Wall Street, building on gains the market ...

US stocks head higher, set stage for more milestones

U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Friday, extending gains from a day earlier when the market climbed to all-time highs. Technology companies accounted for much of the market's gains. R...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Friday after Wall Street hit a new high and a survey showed Japanese manufacturing accelerating. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 1.4...

Asian shares track mixed finish on Wall Street over tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian shares are mixed, trading in a narrow range Thursday after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on $200 billion in Chinese goods drew a muted reaction on Wall Street. ...

Trump's tariffs put GOP candidates in a bind in rural areas

SPANGLE, Wash. (AP) — In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he's no fan of President Donald Trump's trade policy. "We get him elected into office...

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___ No way out? US, China tariffs may become the 'new normal' WASHINGTON (AP) — The path to peace in a trade war between the United States and China is getting hard...

No way out? US, China tariffs may become the 'new normal'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The path to peace in a trade war between the United States and China is getting harder to find as the world's two biggest economies pile ever more taxes on each other's products. ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Sept. 19 The Baltimore Sun on the similarities between a woman accusing Supre...

Trump's tariffs could sow trouble for GOP in farm districts

SPANGLE, Wash. (AP) — In the aptly named Harvester Restaurant, wheat farmer Roy Dube makes clear he's no fan of President Donald Trump's trade policy. "We get him elected into office...

US, Canada resume talks on revamped NAFTA

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and Canadian negotiators are working long hours to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc. The Canadian envoy — Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freela...

US housing construction up 9.2 percent in August

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction rebounded in August at the fastest pace in seven months, a hopeful sign for a housing industry that has been struggling with rising lumber costs. ...

Finding labor is not a problem for returning businesses: Taiwan Labor Minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As the trade war between the United States and China escalates, Taiwanese companies returning to the island should have no problem finding labor, Labor Minister Hsu Ming-chun (許...

Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added...