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A man pushes a cart loaded with goods past a decoration baring the words "Business Prospers and Booming" outside a retail and wholesale clothing mall in Beijing, Monday, July 9, 2018. The trade war that erupted last Friday between the U.S. and China carries a major risk of escalation that could weaken investment, depress spending, unsettle financial markets and slow the global economy. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
July 09, 2018 - 8:35 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese exporters were scrambling Monday to cope with a plunge in U.S. sales while China's state press shrugged off the impact of Washington's tariff hikes in a spiraling technology dispute. The impact of Friday's tariff hikes on the world's second-largest economy should be limited,...
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In this June, 19, 2018 photo, a jockey truck driver waits for his load of a shipping container to clear his trailer as a shore crane lifts the 40-foot onto the container vessel Ever Linking at the Port of Savannah in Savannah, Ga. The U.S. has threatened to impose 25 percent duties on $34 billion in Chinese products starting Friday, July 6, and China has said it will fire back with corresponding tariffs. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
July 06, 2018 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the trade dispute between the United States and China as they impose new tariffs. 9:45 a.m. (8:45 p.m. Beijing time) China says it has filed a second complaint to the World Trade Organization over the United States' move to impose tariffs on Chinese goods. The...
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Chinese women look at phone near a rocket shaped bench with an American flag used as a marketing gimmick for a U.S. apparel shop in Beijing, China, Friday, July 6, 2018. The United States hiked tariffs on Chinese imports Friday and Beijing said it immediately retaliated in a dispute between the world's two biggest economies that President Donald Trump says he is prepared to escalate. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
July 06, 2018 - 8:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — The United States and China hiked tariffs Friday on billions of dollars of each other's goods, launching what Beijing called the "biggest trade war in economic history" in a spiraling dispute over technology. The Trump administration is confronting Beijing over development tactics it...
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Investors chat near an electronic board which was turned off after China's stock markets were closed at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, July 5, 2018. In its official discourse, China says it's girded for a trade war with the U.S. and can give as good as it gets. Elsewhere, the message is less sanguine. A decline in the stock market and expressions of concern among some academics point to an underlying anxiety over the trade friction that contradicts Beijing's confident posture. Beijing has said if the U.S. follows through on its threat to impose 25 percent duties Friday on $34 billion in Chinese products, it will respond in kind. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
July 05, 2018 - 7:47 am
BEIJING (AP) — China says it's girded for a trade war with the U.S. and can give as good as it gets, but behind the official bravado lies a deep unease over trade friction with Washington. "There are those who believe the U.S. must lose and China must win," Li Xiao, a leading economics professor,...
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FILE -- In this Friday, March 2, 2018 photo Keeper Zachariah Mutai attends to Fatu, one of only two female northern white rhinos left in the world, in the pen where she is kept for observation, at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia county in Kenya. Scientist say they're several steps closer to perfecting a method for stopping the extinction of northern white rhinos. Writing in the journal Nature Communications, researchers said Wednesday they’ve succeeded in creating embryos using frozen northern white rhino sperm and eggs from a southern white rhino. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
July 04, 2018 - 2:35 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Scientists say they're several steps closer to perfecting a method that could prevent the extinction of northern white rhinos, of which only two animals are known still to be alive. According to a paper published Wednesday in the journal Nature Communications, researchers have...
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Investors walk in front of trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Asian markets tumbled on Tuesday as back-and-forth exchanges over possible higher U.S. tariffs for the auto sector deepened concerns that a trade war is brewing. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
July 03, 2018 - 10:12 am
The major U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in early trading Tuesday, led by gains in energy companies as the price of U.S. crude oil jumped above $75 a barrel. Technology stocks lagged. Volume was light during the half-day trading session ahead of the Independence Day holiday. KEEPING SCORE:...
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In this frame from NASA TV, a SpaceX cargo capsule approaches the International Space Station on Monday, July 2, 2018, to deliver the first robot with artificial intelligence in orbit. (NASA TV via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 10:33 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station got its first robot with artificial intelligence Monday, along with some berries, ice cream and identical brown mice. SpaceX's capsule reached the station three days after launching from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Station astronaut Ricky...
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From left, handy Japan CEO Hiro Katsuse, Tink Labs Founder and CEO Terence Kwok and Softbank President and CEO Ken Miyauchi pose for a photo during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2018. Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank is investing in a mobile device service for hotel guests, called handy Japan, offering tourist spot information and internet access. Handy, developed by Hong Kong-based Tink Labs, is available in 650,000 rooms in 4,000 hotels in 82 countries. (AP Photo/Nicola Shannon)
July 02, 2018 - 5:30 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank is investing in a mobile device service for hotel guests, called handy Japan, that offers information on tourist attractions and internet access. Terms of the deal, announced Monday, were not disclosed. Handy, developed by Hong Kong-based Tink...
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FILE - In this Dec. 14, 2017, file photo, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai arrives for an FCC meeting in Washington. Prosecutors say a Southern California man is accused of threatening to kill the family of Pai. Markara Man, of Norwalk, Calif., was arrested Friday, June 29, 2018, after he admitted that he made the threats because he was "angry" over the federal agency's attempt to repeal net neutrality rules and wanted to "scare" the chairman. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
June 29, 2018 - 8:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California man who told investigators he was upset about the repeal of net neutrality rules was arrested Friday and is accused of threatening to kill Federal Communication Commission Chariman Ajit Pai's family, authorities said. Markara Man, 33, of Norwalk told investigators...
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FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, a pedestrian passes the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, June 29. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 29, 2018 - 2:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday, and banks are rallying after the Federal Reserve approved their plans to pay bigger dividends and buy back billions of dollars in stock. Nike is surging after it reported strong results in its latest quarter including improved sales in North America...
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