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 ...

Trump rolls back pollution rules for drilling on US lands

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The Trump administration rolled back an Obama-era rule meant to curb climate-changing pollution on Tuesday, easing restrictions on energy companies that allow huge volumes of na...

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era methane pollution rule that aimed to help combat climate change

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Trump administration rolls back Obama-era methane pollution rule that aimed to help combat climate change.

White House releases new biodefense strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says it is taking a more comprehensive approach to preparing the nation for biological attacks and outbreaks of infectious disease. The Whi...

Woodward's "Fear" already a million-seller

NEW YORK (AP) — Bob Woodward's "Fear" is already a million-seller. Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Woodward's takedown of President Donald Trump has sold more than 1.1 mi...

Leaders take big gambles in visiting 'enemy' territory

It's a rare and highly symbolic occurrence that history marks with reverence: A leader of a nation, once at hot or cold war with the other, ventures into enemy territory. Every effor...

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...

China's state-owned Cosco takes over Port of Kaohsiung: report 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- It appears that China's state-run shipping and logistics giant China Ocean Shipping Company (Cosco) could now own the Port of Kaohsiung, the largest harbor in Taiwan, ...

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...

The Latest: China vows 'counter-measures' to US tariff hike

BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the U.S.-China tariffs dispute. (All times local): 3:40 p.m. China said Tuesday it will take "counter-measures" to U....

Taiwan could benefit from order transfer amid new round of US import tariffs on China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the fresh 10 percent tariffs imposed by U.S. on $200 billion worth of imports from China, Taiwanese companies can expect limited direct impact and even benefit from o...

US again slashing number of refugees it will accept

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said, insisting amid criticism from human rights groups that the ...

US-China tariffs: What's behind them, who stands to be hurt?

WASHINGTON (AP) — By imposing tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, President Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with Beijing and triggered the likelihood of price ...

A green beer that looks like algae? It's all for clean water

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — There are spicy beers and even peanut butter beers, made to stand out on crowded shelves. Then there's a murky, green brew that looks a lot like algae. It's making a statement on t...

Trump imposes new $200 billion tariffs on China

The United States has announced fresh tariffs on $200 billion (€171 billion) of Chinese goods, spooking markets worried about an escalating tit-for-tat trade war between the world's largest e...