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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...

US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a worsening ...

Business Highlights

___ Trade war escalates as China announces tariffs on US imports BEIJING (AP) — China announces retaliatory tax increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports, incl...

US stocks rise as traders size up new US tariffs on China

U.S. stocks rose in early trading Tuesday as investors weighed the White House's decision to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods beginning next week. Gains in technology, energy an...

Markets Right Now: Stocks open higher on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street as investors have a m...

China looks unlikely to give in after US tariff hike

BEIJING (AP) — Exporters scrambled to replace lost orders after U.S. President Donald Trump raised tariffs in July on $50 billion of Chinese imports. Waves of job losses loom over factory towns. But C...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. SHOWDOWN BETWEEN KAVANAUGH, ACCUSER SET Their sworn testi...

Asian shares recover after Trump orders new Chinese tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — Many Asian markets turned higher on Tuesday after President Donald Trump's move to place tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods was not immediately met with retaliatio...