Forever war: US and China struggle to defuse trade conflict

Businesses and investors have been nervously monitoring U.S.-China trade talks for months, hoping the world’s two biggest economies can de-escalate their trade war and restore some predictabilit...

Isakson calls for bipartisanship in Senate farewell

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson made a plea for bipartisanship in a farewell speech Tuesday that took aim at the bitter division between the GOP and Democrats embroiled in a presidential...

Forever war: US and China struggle to defuse trade conflict

WASHINGTON (AP) — Businesses and investors have been nervously monitoring U.S.-China trade talks for months, hoping the world’s two biggest economies can de-escalate their trade war and restore some p...

Stop! Washing your Thanksgiving turkey could spread germs

NEW YORK (AP) — Go ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food say experts say don’t — repeat don’t — wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. ...

Salad product recall over E. coli bacteria impacts 22 states

SWEDESBORO, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says thousands of pounds of salad products are being recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination. The department says ...

Stock prices surge on bullish talk on China-US trade deal

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Friday after White House officials said China and the U.S. were getting close to an agreement to cool tensions over trade. Markets have sw...

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___ China presses Washington for tariff cut in trade deal BEIJING (AP) — China is pressing Washington to roll back punitive tariffs in an interim trade deal. A gove...

Cisco and Navistar tumble while Tyson and Dillard’s gain

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Thursday: Tyson Foods Inc., up $1.47 to $90.34 Shares in meat packers moved higher after China ...

For 'Joy of Cooking' revision, editors mixed marriage, food

NEW YORK (AP) — Imagine carefully testing several thousand recipes for a beloved cookbook. Then imagine coming up with 600 brand new ones. Now imagine doing all that in your home kitchen. Without a di...

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___ Trump pushes back on reports US will remove China tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday that he hasn't agreed to remove any of the tariff...

Argentina election to deepen South America's fragmentation

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A center-leftist's victory in Argentine presidential elections is set to cement a rift between South America's largest nations, and suggests regional turbulence could extend for ...

Taoyuan slaughterhouse hit by avian flu, 1,453 chickens destroyed

A total of 1,453 frozen chickens from a slaughterhouse in Taoyuan have been destroyed after they were confirmed to be infected with the highly pathogenic H5 avian influenza virus, the city's Anima...

Food rewards: Way to a dog's heart IS through its stomach

Why train your dog with food rewards? A growing body of research says it's the easiest and most effective way to train. "Using treats during training is the best way to guarantee tha...

Johnson says he'll tell Trump: Hands off UK health service

NEW YORK (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he'll tell U.S. President Donald Trump that the U.K.'s state-funded health service will be off the table in any future trade negotiations, and...

3,000 ducks in Kaohsiung culled due to bird flu infection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 3,000 mule, or sterile, ducks have been culled due to a H5N5 subtype infection of the highly pathogenic avian influenza, which is the first reported case in Taiw...