Trade barriers

President Donald Trump meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 26, 2017 - 11:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hugging outside the White House Monday, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist." Trump declared he was "true friend" of...
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President Donald Trump meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
June 26, 2017 - 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hugging outside the White House Monday, President Donald Trump and India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi heralded an increasingly close strategic partnership as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist." Trump declared he was "true friend" of...
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June 19, 2017 - 7:47 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014. EU foreign ministers said in a statement Monday that the 28-nation bloc "remains committed to fully implement its non-recognition policy" of Russia's...
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June 19, 2017 - 5:05 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers have agreed to prepare a joint response to cyberattacks in the 28-nation bloc, including imposing sanctions on offenders. The ministers said in a statement Monday that they would develop a "cyber-diplomacy toolbox" to respond to malicious activities...
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FILE - In this Feb. 20, 2016, file photo, North Korean children attend a ski class, at the Masik Pass Ski Resort in Wonsan, North Korea. North Korea is lashing out at international sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs, saying they are being misapplied to everything from frozen chicken to skis to swimming flippers. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
June 16, 2017 - 7:30 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday lashed out at international sanctions over its nuclear and missile programs, saying they are being used to block everything from frozen chicken to swimming flippers. In an unusually detailed and lengthy statement, North Korea's Foreign Ministry...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during his annual televised call-in show in Moscow on Thursday, June 15, 2017.(Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 7:21 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has climbed out of recession despite continuing Western sanctions, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, adding that the restrictions have forced the country to "switch on our brains" to reduce its dependence on energy exports. Speaking in a live call-in show televised...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during his annual televised call-in show in Moscow on Thursday, June 15, 2017.(Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 6:05 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has climbed out of recession despite the continuing Western sanctions, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, adding that the restrictions have forced the country to "switch on our brains" to reduce its dependence on energy exports. Speaking in a live call-in show televised...
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In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017, photo, Blake Hurst, a corn and soybean farmer and president of the Missouri Farm Bureau, walks to the tractor shed on his farm in Westboro, Mo. U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to redo the North American Free Trade Agreement, but NAFTA has widened access to Mexican and Canadian markets, boosting U.S. farm exports and benefiting many farmers. Hurst says NAFTA has been good for his business and worries that he'll lose out in a renegotiation. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
May 19, 2017 - 3:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sizable majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump's presidential bid, drawn to his calls to slash environmental rules, strengthen law enforcement and replace the federal health care law. But many farmers are nervous about another plank in Trump's agenda: His vow to...
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In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017, photo, Blake Hurst, a corn and soybean farmer and president of the Missouri Farm Bureau, walks to the tractor shed on his farm in Westboro, Mo. U.S. President Donald Trump has vowed to redo the North American Free Trade Agreement, but NAFTA has widened access to Mexican and Canadian markets, boosting U.S. farm exports and benefiting many farmers. Hurst says NAFTA has been good for his business and worries that he'll lose out in a renegotiation. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
May 19, 2017 - 6:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sizable majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump's presidential bid, drawn to his calls to slash environmental rules, strengthen law enforcement and replace the federal health care law. But last month, many of them struck a sour note after White House aides signaled that...
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In this April 28, 2016 photo, staff members from a social network company attend visitors at their booth which enable people to connect global clients during the 2016 Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. A coalition of 54 global business groups have appealed to China to postpone enforcing a cybersecurity law they warn will hamper trade and might harm information security. The letter sent Monday, May 15, 2017 to regulators adds to complaints Beijing is limiting access to its markets for technology products, possibly to support its own fledgling suppliers. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
May 15, 2017 - 2:41 am
BEIJING (AP) — A coalition of 54 global business groups appealed to Chinese authorities Monday to postpone enforcing a cybersecurity law they warned violates Beijing's free-trade pledges and might harm information security. The appeal by groups from the United States, Japan, Britain and other...
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