Brazil's Bolsonaro backtracks on Argentine inauguration

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reversed course Monday and decided to send an official representative to neighboring Argentina's presidential inauguration ceremony. ...

Rams defense looking dominant down stretch in playoff chase

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — With one enormous asterisk, the Los Angeles Rams defense has been a dominant force ever since cornerback Jalen Ramsey arrived two months ago. This surge ...

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___ Trump, Dems in tentative deal on North American trade pact WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White...

BC-US--Grain Prices, US

CHICAGO (AP) — Futures trading on the Chicago Board of Trade Monday.: Settle ...

World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

GENEVA (AP) — Global commerce will lose its ultimate umpire Tuesday, leaving countries unable to reach a final resolution of disputes at the World Trade Organization and instead facing what critics ca...

Trump, Dems in tentative deal on North American trade pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewrite of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal that has been a top priority for Preside...

President pitches bilateral trade pact in meeting with U.S. official

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed hope Monday during a meeting with a high-level U.S. Department of Commerce official that Taiwan and the United States can sign a bilateral trade agreement to add...

Mexico may accept US steel trade rule, rejects aluminum

Mexico may accept U.S. requests for greater regional content on steel, as long as there is a five-year phase-in period. Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said a U.S. reques...

US stocks open lower as investors weigh outlook for trade

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening mixed on Wall Street as investors weighed the possibility of more U.S. tariffs on China kicking in . New tariffs on $160 billion of Chinese imports are due to take e...

Business economists see US slowing but avoiding recession

Washington (AP) — The nation’s business economists expect U.S. economic growth to decelerate this year and next but for the economy to avoid stumbling into recession, extending a record-breaking expan...

China claims everyone in Xinjiang camps has 'graduated'

BEIJING (AP) — People who were at vocational training centers in China's far west Xinjiang have all ”graduated" and are living happy lives, an official said Monday. But Uighurs an...

Official: China hopes for US trade pact as tariff hike nears

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese official says Beijing wants a prompt settlement of its trade war with Washington. A deputy commerce minister said Monday that Beijing wants “satisfactory re...

European shares fall, Asia advances after Wall Street rally

Tokyo (AP) — Shares fell in Europe early Monday after a day of gains in Asia. Investors were encouraged by a wave of buying late last week on Wall Street that was spurred by strong ...

Beijing orders removal of foreign computer equipment from government offices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Government offices and public institutions in China have been ordered to replace foreign computers and software within three years, Financial Times reported on Monday (Dec...

Britain faces most history-shaping election since WWII

LONDON (AP) — Britain is facing the most testing and significant period in its modern history since World War II. The polarized electorate now has a critical choice to make -- but...