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White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions

The move would require telecom giants like Nokia and Ericsson to move production out of China to keep serving the U.S.       ...

White House considers banning all 5G technology made in China amid trade tensions

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Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions Amid bellicose rhetoric mounting between the US and Iran, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration...
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US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions....
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U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely...
20:36, 05/19/2019

US Warship Sails In Disputed South China Sea Amid Trade Tensions The U.S. military said one of its warships sailed near the disputed Scarborough Shoal claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a move likely...
22:12, 05/19/2019

China gives more chip design firms a tax break amid trade tensions China is making preferential tax treatment available to more chip design and software firms, in an effort to support domestic industries amid escalati...
07:48, 05/22/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 bln outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for co...
00:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. Ambassador Makes Rare Visit to Tibet Amid Trade War Tensions With China The U.S. Ambassador to China is scheduled to visit Tibet this week, making the first trip by an American envoy to the highly restricted area in four y...
03:36, 05/20/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 bln outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended...
15:12, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 bln outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended...
14:00, 05/16/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $12.27 billion outflows amid U.S.-China trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled $12.27 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended...
14:00, 05/16/2019

How Congress can strengthen US-India relations amid rising trade tensions and curb China threat As the world's largest democracy and a solid partner in the Indo-Pacific region, India is ideologically congruent and strategically central to U....
14:24, 06/28/2019

White House: China indicates it wants trade deal Trade delegations from Washington and Beijing are scheduled to begin their latest round of talks on Thursday. Government and private-sector sources ea...
09:00, 05/08/2019

White House says China has indicated it wants to make trade deal The United States has received an indication from China that Beijing wants to make a trade deal, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters ...
09:36, 05/08/2019

White House's Kudlow: U.S. looking for 'enforceable' trade deal with China - Fox The United States wants to continue trade discussions with China that focus on structural changes and enforcement mechanisms when talks continue late ...
12:24, 06/18/2019

U.S.-China trade talks to continue on Friday: White House U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin have agreed with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He to continue trade ...
20:36, 05/09/2019

No preconditions in trade talks with China: White House's Kudlow There are no preconditions set ahead of any trade talks with China, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday ahead of U.S. President...
12:48, 06/27/2019

White House's Navarro says China trade deal will take time: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday U.S. trade talks with China are heading in the right direction and any concessions to Beijing ...
09:36, 07/02/2019

White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a...
10:12, 08/18/2019

White House says latest China trade talks were 'constructive,' but no breakthroughs U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin concluded two days of "constructive" trade talks with Beijing offici...
10:36, 07/31/2019

Kudlow says White House will be 'very aggressive' in China trade talks with US economy doing so well National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Friday that the strength of the U.S. economy gives it leverage over China as the two countries tr...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Trade war update: White House expects China to retaliate on tariffs The U.S. is awaiting retaliation from China over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade.     ...
14:36, 05/12/2019

White House's Mulvaney says China trade talks will be resolved one way or another within two weeks Speaking at the Milken Institute Global Conference, Mulvaney said the U.S. would not accept an trade agreement with China unless it was a great deal....
08:36, 04/30/2019

White House's Navarro says still expecting next round of China trade talks White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Friday the United States was still planning to hold another round of trade talks with Chinese negotiat...
20:48, 08/09/2019

White House's Kudlow hopeful on U.S.-China trade talks, agriculture buys White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on Tuesday called it a good sign that top U.S. officials would be traveling to China to discuss reviving sta...
16:12, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 2-White House's Navarro says China trade deal will take time -CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said on Tuesday U.S. trade talks with China are heading in the right direction and any concessions to Beijing ...
19:24, 07/02/2019

UPDATE 2-White House says no recession in sight, pushes China trade talks White House officials pushed back on Sunday against concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying they saw little risk of recession despite a...
12:36, 08/18/2019

U.S. Considers Requiring 5G Equipment for Domestic Use Be Made Outside China The Trump administration is considering requiring that next-generation 5G cellular equipment used in the U.S. be designed and manufactured outside Chi...
17:36, 06/23/2019

Trump will meet China's Xi to discuss trade on Saturday morning in Japan: White House The meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to be the most closely watched event at the G-20 summit in ...
19:24, 06/26/2019

Amid trade, Huawei furors, U.S. House panel launches China 'deep dive' The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee launched on Thursday a "deep dive" focus on China this year and next, one of several moves by...
10:24, 05/16/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administrati...
00:36, 05/14/2019

White House Considers Restoring the Daily Briefing for the Next Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham, currently the spokeswoman for the first lady, Melania Trump, is one of those under consideration to succeed Sarah Huckabee Sanders....
16:48, 06/14/2019

White House considers move to designate Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist group Sarah Sanders says ‘designation working its way through internal process’ after Trump personally lobbied by Egypt president SisiThe White House has co...
09:24, 05/01/2019

In a White House Summit on Quantum Technology, Experts Map Next Steps Academics and government officials met on the White House grounds to discuss the urgent need to collaborate to advance the country’s prowess in quantu...
22:12, 06/01/2019

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known...
20:36, 06/04/2019

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation...
16:00, 07/24/2019

House panel delays Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid White House talks The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday that it had postponed a vote on whether to recommend that White House counselor Kellyanne Conway be ...
04:24, 07/25/2019

Israel considers banning entry to outspoken US congresswomen Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is holding consultations with senior ministers and aides to reevaluate the decision to allow two Democratic...
06:36, 08/15/2019

China considers canceling trade talks with U.S. after Trump vows new tariff hike: WSJ China is considering canceling trade talks with the United States this week after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to hike tariffs on China, the Wall...
22:36, 05/05/2019

Apple considers banning app after report claims it’s riddled with prostitution Apple is reviewing whether to boot a streaming and dating service from its app store after receiving a scathing report claiming the app is riddled wit...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Nashville considers banning electric scooters after death of 26-year-old man The mayor of Nashville has recommended that the city ban electric scooters from the streets of Tennessee's capital, a month after a 26-year-old man wa...
18:36, 06/26/2019

LA considers banning horse racing after deaths at nearby racetrack Los Angeles is reportedly taking measures to ban horse racing in the city — a move that comes as dozens of race horses have died this season at ...
20:24, 07/23/2019

Fertilizer StocksWilt Amid Trade Tensions Shares of farm-supply companies came under further pressure following disappointing quarterly results from fertilizer maker Mosaic Co. amid an escalat...
19:12, 08/06/2019

Oil prices drop amid trade tensions Oil fell on Tuesday amid worries over the outlook for demand after the latest signs that international trade disputes have been dragging on the global...
19:24, 07/08/2019

Joe and Jill Biden have made $15M since leaving White House WASHINGTON – “Middle Class Joe” is now rolling in dough. Former Vice President Joe Biden and wife, Jill, raked in more than $15.6 million in the two y...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Broadcom Lowers Revenue Outlook Amid Trade Tensions Broadcom missed revenue targets for its second quarter, citing slowing sales in its wireless business and weaker demand as a result of trade tensions ...
15:36, 06/13/2019

Global Stocks Fall Amid Political and Trade Tensions Stocks on Wall Street were set to slide and 10-year U.S. government bond yields reached a 52-week low as disappointing economic data and worries over ...
04:36, 05/23/2019

US, India 'working together' amid Iran crisis, despite trade tensions Despite growing disagreements over trade and tariffs, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss internat...
15:24, 06/26/2019

Futures slide amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions an...
05:12, 08/13/2019

Made in Vietnam: US-China tensions spark a manufacturing shift but not without growing pains CNBC's Carl Quintanilla reports from Hanoi, ahead of the Trump-Xi trade meeting, to look at Vietnam's manufacturing boom and whether it can ...
08:24, 06/25/2019

US STOCKS-Futures slide amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions an...
05:36, 08/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexican president urges oil independence amid U.S. trade tensions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would tender six constructi...
19:24, 06/02/2019

US labor force hits new high amid rising trade tensions The US labor force grew to a new high of 163.4 million last month — a record that was overshadowed Friday by rising trade tensions. The Labor Departme...
01:24, 08/03/2019

China may restrict access to its technology as US trade dispute escalates China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the US restricts the access of Chinese companies to American tech a...
08:24, 06/09/2019

China Claims It Will Restrict Its Technology in Growing Trade Dispute With U.S. (BEIJING) — China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companie...
09:12, 06/09/2019

Joe and Jill Biden made more than $15 million in two years after leaving the White House Joe Biden and his wife Jill took in more than $15 million in the two years after the former vice president left the Obama administration, according to...
16:00, 07/09/2019

Megan Rapinoe won’t back down, says ‘I stand by the comments I made’ about the White House The U.S. soccer star said her protest is about using the platform she has been given "for good, and for leaving the game in a better place and hopeful...
15:12, 06/27/2019

Flag burned in front of White House as tensions mount ahead of Trump's 'Salute to America' Multiple protestors were arrested in front of the White House on Thursday after an American flag was set ablaze in protest to President Trump’s “Salut...
21:00, 07/04/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global co...
15:00, 06/26/2019

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data rel...
03:48, 05/31/2019

Pompeo meets Indian leaders amid trade tensions, Iran crisis The U.S. secretary of state and his Indian counterpart have downplayed growing disagreements over trade and tariffs, arguing that the two countries ca...
05:48, 06/26/2019

US warship sails through Taiwan strait amid China tensions Taiwan says the U.S. Navy is free to sail through its strait after a warship did so shortly after China issued warnings against foreign interference i...
00:24, 07/25/2019

Canada says another citizen detained in China amid diplomatic tensions A Canadian citizen has been detained in the Chinese city of Yantai, a Canadian government spokesman said on Saturday, an incident that comes amid chil...
20:24, 07/13/2019

China Raises Tariffs On US Goods Amid Escalating Tensions China on Saturday increased tariffs on billions worth of US goods as it prepares to unveil a blacklist of "unreliable" foreign companies that analysts...
04:00, 06/01/2019

Taiwan navy holds drill amid China tensions Taiwan’s navy has held a major annual live-firing exercise off the island’s east coast in an area increasingly threatened by Chinese ships and planes...
02:24, 05/22/2019

The U.S.-China Trade War is a Threat to Beijing’s Ambition to Become a Key Player in Global Technology (BEIJING) — China’s intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing’s ambition to transform itself into ...
03:00, 05/13/2019

How Trump's trade war threatens China's ambition to lead the world in technology China's intensified tariff war with the Trump administration is threatening Beijing's ambition to transform itself into the dominant player ...
12:48, 05/12/2019

Asia stocks set to trade lower amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an add...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Fear and fervor propel Shanghai's tech board amid trade, Huawei tensions Chinese companies and investors are lining up in spades to take part in Shanghai's new Nasdaq-style tech board, with a groundswell of patriotic suppor...
02:12, 06/11/2019

Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions: Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico,...
16:00, 06/06/2019

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall St opens lower amid geopolitical tensions, trade worries U.S. stocks opened lower on Tuesday, tracking a global shift out of riskier assets, as investors grappled with simmering geopolitical tensions and fea...
08:24, 08/13/2019

San Francisco to vote on banning face recognition technology SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors will vote on surveillance oversight legislation Tuesday that includes a ban on the use of facial recognition...
00:36, 05/14/2019

China Appeals For "Calm, Restraint" Amid Growing US-Iran Tensions China on Tuesday urged "calm and restraint" as tensions between the US and Iran escalate following US President Donald Trump's new sanctions on Iran....
10:36, 06/25/2019

China gives green light for local 5G rollout amid tech tensions with US China has given licenses to major state-owned mobile carriers for the commercial rollout of 5G with analysts suggesting launches could come this year....
06:36, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Investors piled into U.S. Treasuries, money-market funds amid trade tensions -Lipper Investors' aversion to risk-taking intensified in the latest week, stemming from trade tensions between the United States and China as well as Mexico,...
16:24, 06/06/2019

Oil soars near 5% on easing U.S.-China trade tensions Oil prices rose almost 5% on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns ov...
12:13, 08/13/2019

Oil soars 4% on easing US-China trade tensions Oil prices rose almost 5% on Tuesday after the United States said it would delay imposing a 10% tariff on certain Chinese products, easing concerns ov...
14:36, 08/13/2019

Oil hovers around $60 as U.S.-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices rebounded slightly on Tuesday from big falls in recent sessions, but Brent crude remained near seven-month lows around $60 a barrel due to ...
08:48, 08/06/2019

Oil falls 1.9% as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices fell slightly on Tuesday, with Brent crude remaining near seven-month lows just below $60 a barrel because of increasing trade tensions bet...
22:48, 08/06/2019

Oil hovers around $60 as US-China trade tensions weigh Oil prices rebounded slightly on Tuesday from big falls in recent sessions, but Brent crude remained near eight-month lows around $60 a barrel due to ...
10:48, 08/06/2019

China says will fight to end if U.S. escalates trade tensions China will fight to the end if the United States decides to escalate trade tensions, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, as U.S. President Donald ...
01:24, 06/06/2019

San Francisco moves closer to banning facial-recognition surveillance technology San Francisco's government won't be allowed to use facial-recognition surveillance under a new ordinance, becoming the first city in the nation to ban...
18:12, 05/14/2019

Oil Prices Slide on Trade Tensions and China Fears Oil prices slumped to a three-month low as concerns about President Trump’s trade policy and the slowdown in the Chinese economy cast doubt on the out...
05:12, 05/31/2019

Dow plunges 500 points as US-China trade tensions escalate The Dow plunged more than 500 points on Tuesday as investors grew jittery over President Trump’s threats to slap new tariffs on Chinese goods. B...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Britain concerned by U.S.-China trade tensions: UK PM's spokeswoman Britain is concerned by the escalating tariff tensions between the United States and China and believes no one benefits from a trade war, a spokeswoma...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Wall Street Declines on U.S.-China Trade Tensions U.S. stocks posted broad-based declines on Tuesday, led by tariff-sensitive industrial companies, as renewed worries over trade negotiations with Chin...
08:12, 05/07/2019

UK sees risk of serious damage from U.S.-China trade tensions British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Friday he was hopeful the United States and China would step back from a potential trade war that risk...
06:00, 05/10/2019

China says economic impact of U.S. trade tensions 'controllable' China's state planner said on Friday trade frictions with the United States has had some impact on China's economy, but it was "controllable" and cou...
23:00, 05/16/2019

IMF's Lagarde: it is imperative to resolve U.S.-China trade tensions International Monetary Fund (IMF) head Christine Lagarde said on Tuesday that China and the United States must resolve their trade tensions because th...
03:00, 05/07/2019

China denies Hong Kong port visit for U.S. Navy ships amid tensions China has denied a request for two U.S. Navy warships to visit Hong Kong in the coming weeks, U.S. officials said on Tuesday, as the political crisis ...
13:02, 08/13/2019

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting ...
02:36, 06/14/2019

Election security push stumbles amid White House resistance Senate Democrats and Republicans can agree on perhaps just one thing about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation — that Russia interfered in ...
03:36, 05/02/2019

China slams U.S. blacklisting of Huawei as trade tensions rise China on Thursday slammed a decision by the U.S. government to put telecom equipment giant Huawei on a blacklist and said it will take steps to protec...
04:00, 05/16/2019

Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China...
18:36, 07/25/2019

Brent oil in bear market as China-U.S. trade tensions mount Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday, with Brent crude settling near seven-month lows below $60 a barrel as trade tensions between the U.S. and Chi...
20:00, 08/06/2019

Behind Summit Smiles, Australia Says U.S.-China Trade Tensions Still Fester There has been no sign of a speedy resolution to U.S.-China trade tensions in recent meetings with American officials, Australia’s top finance ministe...
05:12, 07/05/2019

US briefing: China trade war, Iran tensions and Philippine election Monday’s top story: markets dip as investors brace for China’s retaliation to US tariffs. Plus, a farewell to Veep, the funniest, sweariest show on TV...
04:36, 05/13/2019

France urges U.S. and China to avoid escalation in trade tensions The United States and China must avoid escalating trade tensions in their current negotiations to keep global growth on track, French Finance Minister...
03:00, 05/07/2019

Tim Cook says China has not targeted Apple despite an escalation in trade tensions Tim Cook told CBS News that China has not targeted Apple as a result of the trade dispute with the U.S. — and he doesn't expect Beijing to do so....
11:12, 06/05/2019

US labels China a currency manipulator as trade tensions flare First such move since 1994 fulfills Trump campaign promise and comes as stock markets fall The US has labeled China a currency manipulator, in a move ...
23:36, 08/05/2019

Mortgage rates fall sharply on China trade tensions Trade tensions with China may be a boon to the U.S. housing market. Investors are rushing into the relative safe-haven of the bond market, cause the y...
12:00, 05/23/2019

Trade Tensions Take Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China Germany’s economy shrank in the second quarter and China reported a raft of weak data, sharpening fears of a slowdown spiral in Europe and Asia’s two ...
09:00, 08/14/2019

Trump threatens new tariffs as U.S.-China trade tensions spike again U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday moved to impose a 10% tariff on a remaining $300 billion list of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, after U.S. ...
13:24, 08/01/2019

Chinese markets plunge more than 5% as US-China trade tensions escalate U.S. President Donald Trump said in a tweet Sunday afternoon that the current 10% levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods will rise to 25% on Fr...
01:12, 05/06/2019

White House Ratchets Up Trade Fight Prospects for a speedy conclusion to the U.S.-China trade fight dimmed Monday after U.S. officials accused Beijing of reneging on its promises and vow...
17:48, 05/06/2019

White House Unveils $50 Billion Economic Plan for Palestine Amid Doubts WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Saturday unveiled a $50 billion Palestinian investment and infrastructure proposal intended to be the e...
19:24, 06/22/2019

Pakistan's Khan to meet Trump at White House amid strained ties Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday amid strained relations between the ...
09:24, 07/22/2019

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump has recently made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, a period in which Mr. Trump has publicly pres...
12:48, 07/05/2019

Trump Welcomes ‘Red Socks’ to White House Amid Concerns of Racial Divide (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump honored the World Series champion Boston Red Sox — well, some of them — at the White House on ...
16:12, 05/09/2019

China made 3 demands to end the trade war, only one of them is legit Thomas Peter/Reuters One sticking point of China's in the trade war is the amount of US goods the Trump administration wants China to buy. This is a ...
19:36, 05/13/2019

WRAPUP 2-U.S., China exchange barbs over Huawei as trade tensions flare The United States and China had a heated exchange on Thursday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accusing Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technolo...
12:24, 05/23/2019

Nikkei tumbles to 5-week low on fears of deeper U.S.-China trade tensions Japan's Nikkei tumbled to a five-week low on Wednesday morning as fears there might be a breakdown in U.S.-China trade negotiations continued to pull ...
20:36, 05/07/2019

Asia markets mostly decline as investors worry over US-China trade tensions Asia Pacific markets were mostly in negative territory on Friday morning as investors remained worried over trade tensions between the United States a...
20:48, 05/23/2019

Sleepy equity options jolted by renewed U.S.-China trade tensions Months of calm in U.S. stocks gave way to a surge in activity in the options market on Tuesday as investors spooked by escalating trade tensions betwe...
13:36, 05/07/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold prices buoyed as U.S.-China trade tensions mount Gold prices were steady on Friday, buoyed as investors shied away from riskier assets amid worries that a rift over trade between the United States an...
21:48, 05/09/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy ...
00:36, 06/05/2019

iPhone production could leave China if trade tensions rise, Foxconn says Production of Apple iPhones bound for the U.S. could be shifted out of China should the trade war between the U.S. and Beijing continue to escalate, a...
13:12, 06/11/2019

UPDATE 4-Dow cuts 2019 spending forecast on U.S-China trade tensions Dow Inc forecast current-quarter revenue below analysts' expectations on Thursday and cut 2019 spending as chemical companies grapple with U.S.-China ...
20:48, 07/25/2019

FDA defends oversight amid questions of safety of generic drugs made in India and China The FDA defends its track records of inspections of overseas drug factories as a new book raises question about the safety of generic drugs  &#...
20:48, 05/17/2019

Trade war 'hasn't made America great again,' says China Beijing has blamed the US for the ongoing trade dispute and said it will not compromise on "major issues of principle." Washington plans to impose mor...
13:24, 06/02/2019

Futures point to higher open as focus remains on US-China trade tensions U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher start to the trading day after President Donald Trump declared a national emergency over threats against ...
03:24, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Tensions with China help U.S. see importance of North American trade -Mexican official Tense U.S.-China relations are helping the United States understand the importance of a North American trade bloc, a senior Mexican diplomat said on F...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Stocks endure another turbulent day as investors remain wary of U.S.-China trade tensions The week’s volatility was ignited by tweets last weekend from Trump, who threatened to increase tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion ...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions be...
07:00, 05/16/2019

U.S. recession risk rises as U.S.-China trade tensions heat up: Reuters poll Over the last month the U.S.-China trade war has boosted the risk of a U.S. recession, say a strong majority of economists polled by Reuters, who now ...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook's new policy banning white nationalism ignores content that doesn't explicitly use the term 'white nationalism,' auditors say Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Facebook's new policy, which bans white nationalism from its platform, is too narrow, civil rights auditors ...
05:24, 07/02/2019

Stock futures sink after US labels China a currency manipulator, increasing trade tensions U.S. stock futures slumped in after-hours tr.ading Monday after the Treasury Department designated China as a currency manipulator    ...
04:48, 08/06/2019

White House will not sign on to Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social m...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Trump, Britain's Johnson discussed trade, security, 5G: White House U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson about trade, next-generation 5G mobile networks and global security, White...
04:36, 08/04/2019

Trump-Xi trade meeting set for Saturday morning in Osaka: White House U.S. President Donald Trump is set to hold much-anticipated trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Osaka at 11:30 a.m. (0230 GMT) on Saturda...
20:36, 06/26/2019

Vice President Mike Pence plans hawkish China speech as trade tensions boil Pence's remarks are expected to bring a censure on China's human rights record from one of the Trump administration's highest ranking C...
12:12, 05/30/2019

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle between reporters, North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press. ...
16:12, 06/30/2019

White House moves to speed vote on North America trade deal The Trump administration took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled H...
00:36, 05/31/2019

White House moves to speed vote on North American trade deal The Trump administration on Thursday took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the mo...
18:00, 05/30/2019

Donald Trump welcomes Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to White House for trade talks President Donald Trump welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House on Friday as the two leaders prepared for a weekend of trade tal...
05:53, 04/28/2019

White House blames China for Iranian missile threat China bears significant blame for Iran’s success in developing a dangerous new array of ballistic missiles, a top White House adviser said the same da...
06:24, 05/09/2019

White House: Google’s work in China is not a security risk Earlier this month, Facebook board member and billionaire investor Peter Thiel accused Google of working with China's government. Today, The Wall...
14:12, 07/24/2019

China's Communist Party made a flashy graphic to show everyone what it thinks about the trade war The People's Daily, China's official newspaper for the Communist Party, publishes a post titled "This, is China's attitude!" on its off...
04:48, 05/14/2019

US-China relations near new low amid trade battle WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and China have gone through rough patches before but U.S.-Chinese relations may be testing a new low. The world’s two...
02:48, 05/11/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 bln in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may...
17:36, 05/13/2019

Amid trade war, China’s Xi talks up economy BEIJING (AP) — Amid the trade war with the United States, Chinese President Xi Jinping is expressing confidence in the resilience of the Chinese econo...
02:00, 06/05/2019

Amid US-China trade war, Americans need to know who they're dealing with China is a bad actor that has no interest in making the lives of Americans better, and American politicians on both sides should be quick to remember ...
18:24, 05/15/2019

Worsening trade tensions between US and China rattle stock market, sending Dow Jones Industrial Average down 473 points NEW YORK (AP) — Worsening trade tensions between US and China rattle stock market, sending Dow Jones Industrial Average down 473 points....
14:24, 05/07/2019

As Democratic voters warm to free trade, White House candidates struggle for positions Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren is churning out reams of policy proposals on everything from daycare to manufacturing. But despite ...
12:12, 06/13/2019

NATO Considers Missile Defense Upgrade, Risking Further Tensions With Russia Some alliance officials think the move is needed to counter Russia’s new cruise missiles, but it could be “a point of no return with the Russians,” on...
00:12, 07/05/2019

White House expects China will fight back over Trump’s new tariffs The United States raised tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports from 10 per cent to 25 per cent on Friday after American officials accused Beijing...
15:00, 05/12/2019

Wall St. falls as White House vows to raise China tariffs U.S. stocks fell on Monday after President Donald Trump pledged to raise tariffs on Chinese goods, though Wall Street finished well off its session lo...
18:36, 05/06/2019

China to buy more U.S. farm products, talks to resume in September: White House China will ramp up purchases of American agricultural exports, a White House spokeswoman said on Wednesday after U.S.-China trade talks concluded in ...
09:00, 07/31/2019

U.S. plans more aid for farmers amid China trade spat U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said on Friday that President Donald Trump had asked him to create a plan to help American farmers cope with t...
15:12, 05/10/2019

The U.S. and China Will Resume Talks Amid Ongoing Trade War U.S. officials and some outside experts say they expect this week’s meeting between President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to head off...
09:12, 06/24/2019

China is lowering tariffs on other countries amid trade war with the US As Beijing has raised duties in response to the Trump administration's spate of tariff announcements, it also lowered trade barriers for exporter...
07:00, 06/19/2019

Dow Jones drops over 600 points amid US-China trade war BEIJING — Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President ...
20:12, 05/13/2019

Amid Trade War With US, China's Xi Jinping Says No Civilization Superior China will only be more open to the world, President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, as he denounced as "stupid" those who believe in cultural superiori...
06:12, 05/15/2019

Oil prices mixed amid US-China trade impasse Oil futures were mixed on Monday, with U.S. crude edging lower, as investors and traders fretted over global economic growth prospects amid a standoff...
21:24, 05/12/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in the midst of last-ditch talks...
05:00, 05/10/2019

Pew survey: 60% in US hold dim view of China amid trade war Rising tensions over trade have dimmed Americans' opinions of China. A new Pew Research Center poll finds that 60% say they have an unfavorable v...
15:48, 08/13/2019

China's yuan slips to 11-year low amid trade war China's yuan has slumped to an 11-year low following the latest threat from US President Donald Trump to slap more tariffs on Chinese imports. The div...
06:00, 08/05/2019

Oil prices steady amid US-China trade dispute Oil prices steadied on Wednesday after falling at the start of the session, with the potential for damage to the global economy and fuel demand from t...
22:48, 08/06/2019

The Latest: Amid trade war, China’s Xi heads to Moscow NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on rising trade tensions between the U.S. and China (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Chinese President Xi Jinping is talking u...
09:48, 06/05/2019

U.S. escalates trade war amid negotiations, China says it will hit back The United States escalated a tariff war with China on Friday by hiking levies on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods amid last-ditch talks to rescue ...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Markets Take a Nosedive Amid Trump’s Trade War With China (Bloomberg) — U.S. stocks sank, with contracts on the Dow Jones Industrial Average sliding as much as 460 points, after China retaliated with hi...
11:36, 05/13/2019

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help U.S. farmers whose products may...
02:36, 05/14/2019

China's GDP growth slumps to 27-year low amid trade war with US China's second-quarter growth has slowed to 6.2%, its weakest rate in almost three decades. The figure reflects trade pressure from the US and weakeni...
01:00, 07/15/2019

Trump will host Hungary's Orban at White House: White House U.S. President Donald Trump will welcome Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban at the White House on May 13, where they will discuss trade, energy, an...
07:36, 05/07/2019

China to issue white paper on trade talks with U.S. on Sunday The information office of China's State Council, or cabinet, said it would release a white paper on U.S.-China trade talks on Sunday, the official Xin...
04:00, 06/01/2019

Ex-White House cybersecurity chief says Peter Thiel is right to call out Google on China "Here's what I think is true: Google refused to work for the Pentagon on artificial intelligence" and it works on AI in China, says Richard Clark...
07:00, 07/17/2019

Apple Risks Infuriating the White House as It Reportedly Moves Assembly of Mac Pro to China Back in 2012, it was a Big Deal when Apple decided to assemble the Mac Pro in Austin, Texas. Fast forward seven years, and now it seems Apple will man...
23:12, 06/28/2019

White House Report Card: A- for a good week on Iran, China, immigration This week’s White House Report Card has our grader Jed Babbin giving President Trump an A- for his actions on international policy. And the conservati...
11:00, 05/18/2019

White House official: New sales to China's Huawei to cover only widely available goods President Donald Trump's decision to allow expanded sales of U.S. technology supplies to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei will only apply to pr...
11:24, 06/30/2019

U.S. Expects China Retaliation Over Increased Tariffs, White House Economic Adviser Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. is awaiting retaliation from China over increased tariffs, after talks in Washington ended without a deal on trade, the ...
14:00, 05/12/2019

Trump reveals $16B farm aid package amid trade war with China WASHINGTON — President Trump announced $16 billion in fresh aid to help farmers and ranchers who have been hurt by his year-long trade war with ...
14:36, 05/23/2019

U.S. Seeks to Resolve Other Trade Disputes Amid China Impasse With U.S.-China trade talks at an impasse, President Trump moved to tackle festering trade disputes with U.S. allies and North American neighbors. The...
16:36, 05/17/2019

China to Hit U.S. With Tariffs on $60 Billion in Goods Amid Escalating Trade War (BEIJING) — Deepening its trade battle with the U.S. and sending financial markets spinning, China announced tariff hikes Monday on $60 billion ...
11:36, 05/13/2019

China says it will never surrender to foreign pressure amid trade dispute China's foreign ministry said on Monday the country will never surrender to foreign pressure after Washington renewed its threat to impose tariffs on ...
00:48, 05/13/2019

Trump Gives Farmers $16 Billion in Aid Amid Prolonged China Trade War The Trump administration announced an aid package for farmers on Thursday to mollify an important political constituency hurt by a trade clash with Ch...
11:12, 05/23/2019

Asia markets set to decline amid US-China trade jitters Shares in Asia were poised to decline at the open on Wednesday as investors continued to digest U.S.-China trade developments that sent U.S. stocks tu...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Love The Position We're In: Trump On China Amid Trade Dispute Amidst escalating trade tensions, US President Donald Trump on Monday announced that he would meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the G20 summi...
23:12, 05/13/2019

Asia markets slide amid US-China trade jitters Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told CNBC on Wednesday that a trip to Beijing to resume trade negotiations has not been scheduled yet, reducing hope...
18:12, 05/22/2019

Asia stocks slip amid US-China trade uncertainty Asia markets pared earlier losses but still saw declines on Tuesday as the U.S.-China trade war intensified, after Beijing confirmed it is suspending ...
03:36, 08/06/2019

Amid Trade War Between US, China, India Finds An Opportunity: Report Economies, including Vietnam and Malaysia, have benefited from businesses trying to sidestep tariffs, while India has largely missed out on any invest...
11:24, 06/25/2019

U.S. and China Resume Trade Talks Amid Dim Prospects for Deal American officials are playing down the likelihood of an agreement as they restart negotiations with their Chinese counterparts in Shanghai this week....
15:00, 07/29/2019

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war A top U.S. business lobby in China said on Wednesday that nearly half of its members are seeing non-tariff barrier retaliation in China as a result of...
19:48, 05/21/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Is ‘Doing Very Well With China’ Amid Continuing Trade Talks President Donald Trump said the U.S. is “doing very well with China, and talking!” in a Twitter message sent hours after his top economic ...
22:00, 08/18/2019

White House trade adviser Navarro sees Mexico reacting 'favorably' to tariff threat: CNBC White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said in a television interview on Friday that he believes Mexico will respond "favorably" to U.S. President Do...
10:48, 05/31/2019

Trump to meet religious persecution victims from 17 countries, including China: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday was set to meet with survivors of religious persecution from 17 countries, including China, Turkey, North Kor...
13:48, 07/17/2019

White House Economic Advisor Contradicts President Trump on Who Actually Pays for the Tariffs on China White House Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow seemed to contradict President Donald Trump on Sunday, admitting that Trump’s increasing tariffs...
23:48, 05/12/2019

UPDATE 1-White House official: New sales to China's Huawei to cover only widely available goods President Donald Trump's decision to allow expanded sales of U.S. technology supplies to Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei will only apply to pr...
16:00, 06/30/2019

China's Growth Struggles Mount Amid Prolonged Trade Battle China reported a raft of weak economic data, adding to evidence that the world’s second-largest economy is slowing further as it remains locked in a t...
09:00, 08/14/2019

US is preparing big weapons sale to Taiwan in a challenge to China amid trade war The United States is pursuing the sale of more than $2 billion dollars worth of tanks and weapons to Taiwan, four people familiar with the negotiation...
19:48, 06/05/2019

U.S. tariffs kick in amid trade talks; China vows to hit back After talks failed to prevent new U.S. tariffs from taking effect, China vowed countermeasures against the United States Friday for its raising tariff...
09:36, 05/10/2019

US Says To Take Action To Ensure Rare Earths Supply Amid China Trade War The United States says it will take "unprecedented actions" to ensure the supply of strategic elements and rare earths, as China mulls possible export...
08:12, 06/05/2019

U.S., China move trade talks to Shanghai amid deal pessimism U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators shift to Shanghai this week for their first in-person talks since a G20 truce last month, a change of scenery for t...
07:24, 07/29/2019

China may restrict access to tech amid spiraling trade dispute with U.S. China is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American tech...
22:00, 06/09/2019

One of the world's biggest investors warns of low returns amid US-China trade war GIC, Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, says it's investing in countries such as Vietnam to cushion the impact from heightened political unc...
18:36, 07/02/2019

Oil falls 1% amid U.S.-China trade dispute, uncertainty on supply cuts Oil prices fell more than 1% on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude and as major producers Saudi Arabia and Rus...
13:36, 06/10/2019

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam assets subdued amid U.S.-China trade fears A benchmark Latin American stock index fell on Thursday, while most Latin American currencies softened against the dollar, with investors shifting to ...
15:36, 05/09/2019

China's central bank is poised to cut interest rates amid trade war, economist says The People's Bank of China is expected lower rates twice later in 2019 and once in 2020 amid the country's trade fight with the U.S., said a...
19:48, 06/05/2019

Goldman downgrades Caterpillar, citing weakness in China business amid trade war Goldman Sachs downgraded Caterpillar and said it saw production cuts in the North America and China construction equipment markets due to the ongoing ...
06:24, 08/08/2019

Amid stocks rout, Warren Buffett warns U.S.-China trade war would be ‘bad for the whole world’ Stocks are reeling after President Trump tweeted on Sunday that he will raise tariffs on billions worth of Chinese imports, despite ongoing trade talk...
14:48, 05/06/2019

Dow futures slightly higher amid fresh optimism on US-China trade talks U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as market participants prepared for another day of corporate earnings and fresh data rel...
02:00, 04/29/2019

China's yuan sinks amid fears Beijing may give up on US trade talks Leadership could be ‘weaponising’ its currency, says one analyst, as Asia stock markets sink to six-month lowThe simmering trade tensions between the ...
01:12, 08/05/2019

METALS-Copper falls amid lack of progress on U.S.-China trade talks Copper prices on the London Metal Exchange fell on Tuesday, on track for a third straight decline, amid a lack of news on steps to settle a prolonged ...
20:12, 07/08/2019

U.S. Treasury Department Labels China a Currency Manipulator Amid Trade War Escalation WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department labeled China a currency manipulator Monday after Beijing pushed down the value of its yuan in a drama...
20:00, 08/05/2019

Asia shares linger near five-week low amid renewed U.S.-China trade jitters Asian shares wallowed near five-week lows on early Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to raise tariffs re-ignited worries about U.S.-C...
19:00, 05/06/2019

Asia Pacific stocks mixed amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty Stocks in Asia were mixed on Tuesday amid renewed tensions between the U.S. and China after Washington said tariffs on Chinese goods will rise on Frid...
08:48, 05/07/2019

Wall Street banks are bailing on troubled American farmers amid US-China trade war In the wake of the US housing meltdown of the late 2000s, JPMorgan Chase & Co hunted for new ways to expand its loan business beyond the troubled mort...
10:48, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 2-Japan's Marubeni stops some new soybean sales to China amid trade dispute Marubeni Corp said on Friday that its U.S.-based unit, Columbia Grain Trading Inc, has stopped all new soybean sales to China because falling sales vo...
16:36, 07/26/2019

Top US port for China ocean trade reports decline in June imports amid dispute The Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, the nation's busiest and the No. 1 for ocean trade with China, handled 5.1% fewer inbound containers...
19:48, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan's Marubeni stops some new soybean sales to China amid trade dispute Marubeni Corp said on Friday that its U.S.-based unit, Columbia Grain Trading Inc, has stopped all new soybean sales to China because falling sales vo...
03:36, 07/26/2019

Chinese shares surge amid positive US-China trade development; yuan jumps Stocks in Asia rose in Wednesday morning trade following positive developments overnight on the U.S.-China trade front, while the offshore yuan jumped...
21:12, 06/18/2019

Auto stocks lead European shares lower amid U.S.-China trade standoff European shares extended losses early on Monday from the biggest weekly slump this year as the U.S.-China standoff quelled hopes that the two largest ...
02:36, 05/13/2019

Exclusive: Foxconn eyes sale of $8.8 billion China plant amid trade war woes - sources Taiwan's Foxconn is exploring the sale of its new $8.8 billion display panel factory in China, people familiar with the matter told Reuters, as demand...
10:36, 08/02/2019

Asia stocks slip amid renewed US-China trade uncertainty; Singapore exports tumble U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Washington and Beijing have a long way to go on trade, adding that America could place tariffs on an add...
08:00, 07/27/2019

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the cou...
10:48, 07/12/2019

Iran's president says White House is 'afflicted by mental retardation' amid threat of diplomatic breakdown with the US Iran has warned that new US sanctions on supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei mean the "permanent closure" of diplomacy between Tehran and Washington...
17:36, 06/25/2019

Austrian lower house backs bill banning all uses of weedkiller glyphosate Austria's lower house of parliament on Tuesday approved a bill banning all uses of the weedkiller glyphosate, amid concerns that the chemical can caus...
10:24, 07/02/2019

Missouri House Sends to Governor Bill Banning Abortion After 8 Weeks of Pregnancy Missouri’s governor got just what he asked for: The state’s House members on Friday passed and sent to him for his signature a bill that would become ...
02:36, 05/18/2019

Trump’s banning of Huawei could be the beginning of the biggest trade war ever | John Naughton Don’t expect the Chinese government to roll over in the fight against the tech giantUntil recently, the only thing the average citizen could have told...
13:12, 06/02/2019

METALS-Base metals fall amid trade uncertainty, weak China data Industrial metals declined on Thursday amid a lack of progress in resolving the U.S.-China trade dispute and weak data from top metals consumer China....
22:36, 06/12/2019

METALS-Most metals rise amid strong US, China data; trade tight ahead of holidays Most metals advanced on Monday amid surprisingly strong data on U.S. economic growth and solid profit numbers from Chinese industrial firms, although ...
01:48, 04/29/2019

David Price highlights tweet on 'white Sox' attending White House ceremony, clarifies comment ​​​​​​​Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price highlighted a tweet Monday which showcased the cast of team members that were going to the White House to me...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Tesla considers raising prices in China from September: sources U.S. electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is considering lifting its prices in China from September amid yuan-related uncertainty, two people familiar wit...
04:00, 08/07/2019

Apple partner considers moving production out of China due to tariffs President Donald Trump has threatened to expand the tariffs currently imposed on Chinese exports to the U.S. The next group of products in line to get...
13:36, 05/15/2019

Tesla considers raising vehicle prices in China, report says Tesla is mulling price hikes in September amid uncertainty over the yuan, Reuters reported, citing two people familiar with the matter. China allowed ...
23:12, 08/08/2019

Carrefour considers sale of stake in China business: sources Carrefour, Europe largest retailer, is exploring the sale of a minority stake in its loss-making business in China and has started sounding out potent...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Boeing to replace 900 inspectors with technology amid increased scrutiny over 737 Max Boeing plans to cut about 900 inspection jobs, using technology replacements at its Seattle area factories, despite uproar over the 737 Max.  &#...
03:48, 05/06/2019

The Mad King’s Minions Tell Former White House Lawyer Don McGahn Not to Testify Before House Committee The White House has reportedly directed former White House counsel Don McGahn not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, arguing ...
17:36, 05/20/2019

House Democrat says impeachment inquiry needed if ex-White House counsel does not testify A Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee said on Monday an impeachment inquiry would be warranted if former White House counsel Don McGahn...
14:48, 05/20/2019

White House said it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) called the stance “the latest example of the president’s widespread and growing obstruct...
09:48, 05/01/2019

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key w...
14:00, 08/07/2019

White House asserts 'executive privilege' as House panel takes aim at Barr The White House on Wednesday took the aggressive step of invoking "executive privilege" to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

House Panel Approves Subpoena for White House Emails From Private Accounts The House Oversight Committee voted to authorize a subpoena for all official texts and emails sent or received by senior White House officials on pers...
14:12, 07/25/2019

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against th...
22:00, 08/06/2019

U.S. House panel requests White House provide nondisclosure agreements The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform on Tuesday reissued a request made last year for copies of the non...
16:24, 05/14/2019

White House rejects House request for documents for Trump investigation The White House on Wednesday rejected a request by the House judiciary committee for documents related to an investigation into possible obstruction o...
15:24, 05/15/2019

White House threatens veto on current House emergency aid bill The White House threatened late Monday to veto the $4.5 billion House bill which would provide emergency funding at the border over concerns that legi...
04:00, 06/25/2019

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be h...
13:12, 06/04/2019

House panel to interview ex-White House security clearance chief The Democratic chairman of a congressional committee has put off holding a former White House security clearance chief in contempt until after the pan...
11:36, 04/28/2019

Ex-White House aide agrees to testify to House panel about Trump Another senior ex-White House aide has agreed to provide testimony, initially in writing, to congressional investigators probing possible obstruction ...
12:00, 06/24/2019

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federa...
12:36, 07/01/2019

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to pr...
10:36, 06/27/2019

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House on Tuesday again directed former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instruc...
15:00, 06/04/2019

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citize...
06:24, 06/05/2019

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics law...
16:00, 07/15/2019

House Judiciary chief calls White House stance on panel probe 'preposterous' U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Wednesday that the White House's refusal to cooperate with his panel's probe of allegat...
14:00, 05/15/2019

House Dems authorize subpoenas for senior White House aides' official communications The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Thursday to authorize subpoenas for senior White House officials’ communications via private email a...
13:36, 07/25/2019

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about spec...
14:12, 05/21/2019

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler gaveled open a Trump-Russia hearing Tuesday with an empty witness chair and a stern warni...
13:48, 05/21/2019

White House Memo: A Strategy Emerges to Counter House Democrats: Dare Them to Impeach The president seems eager to force the hand of Democrats who are investigating him as if they were conducting an impeachment inquiry without actually ...
18:36, 05/09/2019

U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum to disclose any communications between the White House and fed...
14:24, 06/19/2019

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemptio...
18:48, 06/19/2019

House panel reaches agreement to question former chief of staff to onetime White House counsel The House Judiciary Committee will accept written answers from Annie Donaldson, former chief of staff to Donald McGahn. Donaldson’s written notes were...
17:24, 06/24/2019

White House threatens to veto House bill aimed at improving treatment of migrant families The White House threatened Monday to veto a Democratic-written $4.5 billion bill aimed at improving the treatment of migrant families detained after c...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Trump’s tweet derails House bill opposed by lobbyist with close White House ties Matthew Schlapp is lobbying for the operator of two casinos that could lose business if H.R. 312 is passed. Schlapp’s wife, Mercedes, is White House s...
03:24, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. House Democrats ask Marathon Petroleum to detail White House talks on vehicle rules Three key U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Wednesday asked Marathon Petroleum Corp to disclose any communications between the White House an...
14:24, 06/19/2019

White House blocks Conway from House oversight hearing WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Monday it will not allow presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway to appear before a House committee looking int...
21:48, 06/24/2019

White House orders McGahn not to comply with House subpoena ​The Trump administration is directing former White House counsel Don McGahn not to comply with a subpoena from the House Judiciary Committee to turn ...
09:12, 05/07/2019

'No do-over': White House says House Democrats trying to overturn Mueller report White House counsel Pat Cipollone rebuffs document requestsLetter to Jerry Nadler promises to ‘resist overbroad demands’Congress has no right to condu...
14:24, 05/15/2019

White House Directs Conway Not to Testify Before House Panel Kellyanne Conway, President Trump’s counselor, was asked to answer questions about her violations of a federal law that bars government officials from...
20:48, 06/24/2019

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's offi...
15:48, 05/21/2019

House panel votes to authorize subpoenas for all White House work communications sent via personal email, cellphone The House Oversight Committee had asked the Trump administration about reports that some top White House officials used personal email and encrypted a...
17:48, 07/25/2019

China considers limited support for petrol-electric hybrids in boon for Toyota, Honda China is considering re-classifying petrol-electric hybrid vehicles so they get more favorable treatment than all-petrol or diesel counterparts under ...
04:48, 07/12/2019

U.S. Considers Export Ban on Surveillance Company That Helps Send Muslims to China's Concentration Camps: Report The U.S. government is considering a tech export ban that would target Hikvision, a Chinese video surveillance company that’s been instrumental in sen...
08:00, 05/22/2019

Oil tankers targeted amid Iran-US tensions Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were ev...
08:00, 06/13/2019

Oil rises for a third day amid escalating Mideast tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an ...
21:48, 05/15/2019

These are the 8 top technology trends to watch in China This is a preview of 2019 Technology Trends Report in China from Business Insider Intelligence and EqualOcean. EqualOcean is offering this report for ...
23:12, 05/05/2019

Forced or Not? Why U.S. Says China Steals Technology It’s one of the most contentious fronts in the U.S.-China trade war: so-called forced technology transfers. The term refers to a spectrum of practices...
18:00, 06/15/2019

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran President Donald Trump's national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the ...
22:24, 05/28/2019

New US commander in Europe amid NATO worries and tensions The United States is installing new military leadership in Europe at a moment of heightened worries about Russian aggression, doubts about the future ...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Dow futures higher amid growing tensions between Iran and the US U.S. stock index futures were slightly higher Monday morning, as traders monitor geopolitical tensions, in particular between the United States and Ir...
02:12, 06/24/2019

Oil Prices Rise Amid Tensions in Persian Gulf Crude prices climbed as investors reacted to the latest escalation in tensions between Iran and the West, though ample global oil supply could keep cr...
08:48, 07/22/2019

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an att...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Arctic Council meets amid tensions over resources The eight-member Arctic Council is looking at ways to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth. The thawing of ice has some countries scr...
05:36, 05/06/2019

Stocks Slip Amid Middle East Tensions U.S. stocks meandered lower in quiet trading Friday as tepid economic data and rising tensions in the Middle East added to concerns over growth and tr...
17:48, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Another US warship in Mideast amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The U.S. Navy...
03:36, 06/24/2019

Oil rises amid escalating Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Thursday for a third straight session, as the risk of conflict in the Middle East stoked fears of supply disruptions, negating an u...
02:24, 05/16/2019

Amid Iran tensions, a look at Mideast’s powers and proxies As long-simmering tensions heat up between the United States and Iran in the Middle East, a look at the various countries or players involved, and wh...
19:48, 05/20/2019

US squadron of F-15E fighters arrive in UAE amid Iran tensions A squadron of American F-15E Strike Eagles arrived in United Arab Emirates on Thursday as part of reinforcements against the Iranian threat as announc...
12:00, 06/18/2019

Turkey launches new gas drillship amid tensions with Cyprus Turkey is launching a second drillship that it says will drill for gas off neighboring Cyprus despite European Union warnings to stop such “illegal ac...
05:24, 06/20/2019

The Latest: Kuwait's emir in Baghdad amid regional tensions The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Kuwait's emir has a...
04:12, 06/19/2019

Iranian hackers wage cyber campaign amid tensions with US WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between...
06:36, 06/22/2019

Arctic nations to meet amid tensions over environment, resources Top diplomats from the United States, Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the pol...
17:24, 05/05/2019

US sending troops to Mideast amid Gulf tensions over Iran The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply w...
08:00, 06/18/2019

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south ...
04:00, 07/20/2019

Kuwait moves to protect its ports amid Gulf tensions Kuwait's navy and ports authority will prepare security plans to protect the key OPEC exporter's ports, state news agency KUNA said on Saturday, amid ...
20:24, 07/13/2019

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president sai...
07:12, 06/15/2019

FAA bars US planes from flying over Mideast areas amid tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration says it has barred U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Pe...
06:12, 06/21/2019

Serbia holds military parade amid tensions with Kosovo BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia is holding a military parade to mark Victory Day, the defeat of Nazi Germany in World War II, in an apparent show of fo...
03:48, 05/10/2019

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, U.S. and Iranian officials said, the latest in an escalating series of incidents across the Middle East that has...
07:36, 06/20/2019

Airlines to avoid Iranian airspace amid rising tensions The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf an...
14:48, 06/21/2019

Kuwait's ruler in Baghdad amid rising Gulf tensions Kuwait's ruling emir arrived on a state visit to Iraq on Wednesday and is expected to discuss escalating regional tensions after attacks on oil tanker...
07:36, 06/19/2019

Navy to deploy hospital amid escalating tensions in Venezuela The U.S. Navy is slated to deploy a hospital ship to Latin America next month to provide humanitarian medical support to countries hosting Venezuelans...
14:48, 05/07/2019

US to sell tanks, missiles to Taiwan amid tensions with Beijing The US State Department approved a sale of $2.2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, including over 100 tanks, despite protests from Beijing. The move still ...
05:48, 07/09/2019

Guatemala votes for new president amid tensions over violence, migration Guatemalans on Sunday began voting for a new president, who will face the challenge of curbing drug gang violence that has convulsed the country and ...
12:48, 06/16/2019

Pompeo skips visit to Greenland amid new tensions with Iran LONDON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has canceled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran. ...
06:24, 05/09/2019

Investors favor U.S. stocks amid political tensions overseas American investors are shying away from foreign stocks. The No. 1 reason they cite: concerns about political tensions between the U.S. and other natio...
10:00, 06/24/2019

Iran President Rejects Talks With US Amid Heightening Tensions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected talks with the United States on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump said Iran would call and ask for negot...
08:48, 05/21/2019

US Deploys F-22 Stealth Fighters To Qatar Amid Iran Tensions The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said Friday, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid ten...
04:36, 06/29/2019

Trump freezes Venezuelan government assets amid tensions The Trump administration froze all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with Nicolas Maduro that places his socialist adm...
10:00, 08/06/2019

US issues security alert on Iraq amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. Embassy in Iraq has issued a security alert, warning U.S. citizens of “heightened tensions” in Iraq and advising a...
03:24, 05/13/2019

Amid growing tensions with Russia, Poland says it's going to buy 32 F-35 fighter jets U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman R. Alex Durbin Poland's defense minister says his country will buy 32 F-35A fighters to replace Soviet-era jets. W...
12:24, 05/28/2019

Iran quadruples uranium-enrichment production amid US tensions Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the US over Tehran’s nuke program, officials said Monday, just aft...
21:48, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Qatar trying to defuse tensions amid Iran crisis The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local...
00:24, 05/16/2019

German mediator heads to Iran amid escalating tensions with U.S. A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal o...
12:12, 05/23/2019

Iran supreme leader criticizes politicians amid US tensions Iran’s supreme leader publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 201...
14:36, 05/22/2019

Additional US fighter planes sent to Gulf amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says nearly a dozen Air Force F-22 stealth fighters have deployed to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. They are par...
13:12, 06/28/2019

OPEC to Consider Easing Oil Cuts Amid Middle East Tensions OPEC and its allies are set to debate a potential increase in crude output at a meeting on Sunday, as they attempt to balance global oil supply amid r...
09:00, 05/17/2019

Pompeo Visits Germany Amid Rising Tensions Between the U.S. and Iran (BERLIN) — Mike Pompeo is making his first visit to Germany as secretary of state at the start of a four-nation European trip as tensions rise b...
02:48, 05/31/2019

Oil extends gains into third session amid Middle East tensions Oil prices edged up on Thursday to extend gains into a third straight session, as tensions in the Middle East stoked fears of potential disruptions to...
19:48, 05/15/2019

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S...
11:00, 05/16/2019

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid Iran tensions with U.S., Saudi Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Java...
03:48, 05/25/2019

| Sudanese military invites protesters to talks amid tensions Sudan's ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organisers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended ...
12:00, 04/28/2019

Iraq offers to mediate between US, Iran amid ongoing tensions Iraq offered to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran's nuc...
23:36, 05/26/2019

Kashmir tensions intensify amid India-Pakistan skirmishes Tensions have soared along the volatile, highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as India ...
05:00, 08/04/2019

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops a...
20:00, 05/24/2019

The Latest: Embassies warn Americans amid increased tensions U.S. embassies in Lebanon, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates are warning American citizens of heightened tensions in the region amid escalation with I...
08:01, 05/15/2019

Polish ambassador spat at in Israel amid rising tensions Poland's ambassador to Israel was spat at while sitting in his car in Tel Aviv, Israeli police said, and the Polish government condemned the incident,...
07:24, 05/15/2019

Pakistan PM Warns Against Risk Of War In Region Amid Iran Tensions Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Java...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Kashmir tensions intensify amid India, Pakistan skirmishes Tensions have soared along the volatile, highly militarized frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir as India d...
02:12, 08/04/2019

Red Sox pitcher David Price signal-boosts tweet about 'white Sox' visiting Trump's White House The World Series champion Boston Red Sox are set to be honored at the White House on Thursday with President Donald Trump.     &#...
14:24, 05/06/2019

A.I. can improve health care in China, says Ping An Technology CEO Ping An Technology has developed AI-powered services that it claims can predict chronic illnesses and infectious diseases with high accuracy as well a...
01:48, 07/09/2019

China Ready To Share 5G Technology With Partners, Says Xi Jinping China President Xi Jinping said on Friday that China was ready to share its expertise, including on 5G technology, with partner countries. "China is r...
10:24, 06/07/2019

U.S. Orders Partial Evacuation of Embassy in Iraq Amid Tensions With Iran (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is s...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Trump warns Iran, says country will 'suffer greatly' if it does 'anything' amid tensions President Trump on Monday warned Iran that it will “suffer greatly” if the country does “anything” amid reported threats against the United States fro...
15:24, 05/13/2019

Mike Pompeo cancels trip to Moscow amid tensions with Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday canceled his trip to Moscow -- but not to Sochi -- opting instead to stop in Brussels amid rising tensio...
21:12, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Israel holds army drill amid regional tensions BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Isra...
03:36, 06/19/2019

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy...
18:00, 06/23/2019

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid ...
00:24, 07/18/2019

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions U.S. diplomats are warning that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being "misidentified" amid heightened tensions...
23:36, 05/17/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forc...
18:36, 05/23/2019

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force pres...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Amid Iran Tensions, US Orders Partial Evacuation Of Embassy In Baghdad The US State Department on Wednesday ordered all non-emergency staff to leave its embassy in Baghdad and consulate in Arbil, as tensions mount between...
04:12, 05/15/2019

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frida...
09:48, 05/24/2019

Mike Pompeo visits Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran Secretary of state abruptly pulls out of Berlin meeting with the German chancellor, Angela MerkelThe US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has abruptly ...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong police fight with protesters amid rising tensions Police in Hong Kong have fought with protesters as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the Chinese terri...
09:24, 07/14/2019

At Least 1 Dead as Syria and Israel Exchange Fire Amid Regional Tensions (DAMASCUS, Syria) — Syria said an Israeli attack against a military post in the country’s south on Monday killed a soldier and injured ano...
15:24, 05/27/2019

Pompeo makes unannounced trip to Iraq amid tensions with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made an unannounced, dead-of-night jaunt to Iraq on Tuesday, showing support for the country’s government in the ...
20:48, 05/07/2019

Oman's top diplomat in Iran talks amid mounting Gulf tensions Oman’s minister responsible for foreign affairs held talks with Iran's foreign minister on Saturday, Iranian state media reported, as tensions mount i...
04:24, 07/27/2019

England fans escorted from stadium amid Cameroon World Cup tensions • ‘It’s not something we’ve ever experienced before’• Cameroon supporters infuriated by VAR decisionsEngland fans have told how they were escorted fro...
07:00, 06/24/2019

Internet Services Suspended In Aligarh's Tappal Amid Tensions Over Murder Authorities maintained a tight vigil in Aligarh's Tappal on Monday suspending internet services and deploying additional forces, a day after police th...
11:48, 06/10/2019

Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Amid tensions with US, Iran’s foreign minister warns: ‘Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes i...
05:12, 06/10/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escala...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could ser...
06:12, 05/13/2019

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That t...
18:00, 07/19/2019

What to Know About the British-Flagged Oil Tanker Seized by Iran Amid Escalating Tensions Iranian forces on Friday seized the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, a geopolitically vital sea route connecting the P...
10:36, 07/22/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Escalating Tensions The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in a dramatic step bound to further escalate ...
21:48, 07/31/2019

US warns airliners flying over Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions The US aviation regulator has warned that "military activities" and "political tensions" could put flights at risk. Washington has increased its milit...
10:12, 05/18/2019

High-Level Cyber Intrusions Hit Bahrain Amid Tensions with Iran Suspected Iranian hackers infiltrated critical infrastructure and government computers in the Persian Gulf nation of Bahrain within the last month, ra...
20:24, 08/07/2019

Iranian Hackers Wage Cyber Campaign Amid Ongoing Tensions With the U.S. WASHINGTON — Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown betwee...
14:48, 06/22/2019

Joe Biden pleads for party unity amid tensions over segregationist remarks Joe Biden is pleading for party unity after a week of harsh attacks from his presidential rivals. “Here’s the deal — whomever the Democratic nominee i...
17:00, 06/22/2019

Australians fear China but want its technology: Lowy Institute poll Despite rising fears of China, more Australians want the government to focus on getting the best or cheapest technology rather than protecting against...
22:48, 06/25/2019

More Companies Feel Pressured to Hand Over Technology in China, Report Says (BEIJING) — The number of foreign companies that feel compelled to hand over technology in exchange for Chinese market access — an issue t...
03:36, 05/20/2019

New bill aims to stop China from getting its hands on sensitive US technology A bill introduced by Republican senator Josh Hawley aims to stop the Chinese government from obtaining sensitive American technology by placing limits...
12:12, 05/15/2019

China escalates rare earths threat at U.S. in response to technology ban   There's a growing sense in both capitals that the two largest economies need to diversify their supply chains and unwind a system of mutual economic d...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Professor convicted of sending US missile chip technology to China The American government is particularly wary of China these days, and it's determined to make an example out of those who would share US secrets ...
22:00, 07/06/2019

Pompeo makes surprise visit to Iraq amid rising tensions with Iran The secretary of state’s trip came on the eve of the first anniversary of President Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear agreement with Iran. Washingto...
22:12, 05/07/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks tick up, oil rises amid U.S.-Iran tensions Asian shares edged up on Monday as investors pinned their hopes on any signs of a thaw in Sino-U.S. trade negotiations, while oil prices firmed on hei...
00:48, 06/24/2019

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a ...
20:48, 07/11/2019

Guatemalans head to the polls to elect president amid tensions over migration, violence Nineteen candidates will compete in the election, which is expected to yield no outright winner, forcing the top two vote getters to face off in a sec...
15:12, 06/16/2019

US orders non-essential embassy staff to leave Iraq amid Iran tensions Order comes as Iran’s supreme leader issues warning over country’s nuclear capabilitiesThe US embassy in Baghdad has ordered all non-essential and non...
04:36, 05/15/2019

FAA bars U.S. airlines from flying over Persian Gulf amid escalating tensions with Iran The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order prohibiting U.S.-registered aircraft operators from flying over the Persian Gulf an...
23:00, 06/20/2019

North Korea holds mass celebration in Xi's honor amid talks on US tensions Xi Jinping and Kim Jong Un attended an elaborate celebration in Pyongyang Thursday celebrating 70 years of diplomatic relations between China and Nort...
21:36, 06/20/2019

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices advanced on Friday amid tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rat...
19:48, 06/20/2019

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against U.S. forces, detected by U.S. intellig...
17:12, 05/23/2019

U.S. oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incide...
18:24, 07/10/2019

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, ...
23:12, 06/17/2019

John Bolton warns Iran of ‘unrelenting force’ amid tensions in Gaza John Bolton warned on Sunday that the Trump administration would send a “clear and unmistakable message” to Iran as a carrier strike group...
20:48, 05/05/2019

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against ...
21:24, 06/28/2019

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions ...
20:24, 07/11/2019

ExxonMobil Employees Begin Evacuating an Iraqi Oil Field Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions (BAGHDAD) — Employees of energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the...
10:36, 05/18/2019

US warns commercial flights near Persian Gulf could be 'misidentified,' amid tensions with Iran Commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf could be “misidentified” and targeted amid the increasing escalation between the U.S. and Iran...
03:24, 05/18/2019

US oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incide...
19:00, 07/10/2019

President Trump Says U.S. Warship Destroyed Iranian Drone Amid Heightened Tensions (WASHINGTON) — A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trum...
17:12, 07/18/2019

| Egypt's Sisi hosts Abu Dhabi crown prince amid Gulf tensions Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has met Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince, Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the presidency says, amid rising tens...
03:12, 05/16/2019

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "af...
18:24, 06/22/2019

Trade Tensions Whipsaw Hog Prices Global trade tensions weighed on trader expectations that China will continue to rely on U.S. pork exports, leading to a volatile session in hog futur...
14:48, 08/05/2019

India denies Pakistan's claims of illegal bombs amid renewed tensions over Kashmir Pakistan accused India on Saturday of using illegal cluster bombs, killing two civilians and wounding 11, in the contested Kashmir region that both co...
08:36, 08/03/2019

Amid Global Tensions, 24 Indian Crew Members Of Seized Iranian Ship Freed All 24 Indian crew members who were aboard the Grace 1 -- an Iranian tanker seized by Gibraltar authorities with the help of British marines over a mo...
10:36, 08/15/2019

German, Dutch military suspend training operations in Iraq amid U.S.-Iran tensions Germany and the Netherlands said on Wednesday they were suspending military training operations in Iraq as the United States warned of increased threa...
07:24, 05/15/2019

British ships to get Royal Navy escort in Gulf amid rising tensions with Iran British-flagged ships will be accompanied by a Royal Navy escort in the Strait of Hormuz amid growing tensions with Iran, the Government has announced...
13:24, 07/25/2019

Oil inches up amid Middle East tensions; frail demand outlook caps gains Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday amid lingering concerns about possible supply disruptions in the Middle East, but an overall weaker demand outlook ...
22:36, 07/22/2019

Beijing bans solo travel to Taiwan amid rising cross-strait tensions The Chinese government announced Wednesday that it will suspend a program allowing solo tourists from 47 cities to visit Taiwan, amid rising cross-str...
04:36, 07/31/2019

Pompeo to meet with Russian President Putin amid heightened tensions over Iran, Venezuela Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Russian President Vladimir Putin will talk about a thicket of thorny issues, from Iran and Venezuela to nuclear arm...
09:24, 05/14/2019

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing...
19:24, 05/24/2019

U.S. warns commercial airliners flying in the Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified” amid heightened tens...
06:24, 05/18/2019

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credi...
13:36, 05/24/2019

Pentagon weighs requesting several thousand more troops in Mideast amid Iran tensions: official The Pentagon is slated to request several thousand more U.S. troops be deployed to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran, a senior U.S. d...
17:24, 05/22/2019

Sales of Japanese cars in South Korea slump amid growing diplomatic tensions Industry data out of South Korea on Monday showed Toyota Motor sales in the country tumbled 32% from a year earlier and Honda's sales skidded 34%...
23:00, 08/04/2019

UK navy to escort British-flagged vessels through Strait of Hormuz amid tensions with Iran Sources tell Sky News that the British Department of Transport is asking the shipping industry to alert the government of its travel plans in the gulf...
16:48, 07/25/2019

U.S. Consumers Boost Spending Despite Trade Tensions American shoppers ramped up their spending in May, providing critical fuel for the U.S. economy’s continued expansion despite trade tensions and slowi...
11:12, 06/14/2019

Fed officials say trade tensions could threaten growth The recent ratcheting up of U.S.-China trade tensions is creating uncertainties for businesses and could threaten economic growth, four Federal Reserv...
20:24, 05/23/2019

U.S. manufacturing stumbles under weight of trade tensions U.S. manufacturing activity slowed to near a three-year low in June, with a measure of new orders received by factories tumbling, amid growing anxiety...
16:00, 07/01/2019

G-20 leaders express 'serious concerns' about trade tensions Leaders from some of the world's largest economies discussed concerns over trade tensions amid ongoing international issues such as the trade war betw...
19:12, 06/09/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Get Lift From Trade Tensions U.S. government bond prices rose, pushing the yield on the 10-year Treasury note below 2.5%, after new tariff threats by President Trump left investor...
09:12, 05/06/2019

Energy ETFs lower on trade tensions Todd Rosenbluth of CFRA and Matt Bartolini of State Street join 'ETF Edge' to discuss what they're watching as energy ETFs continue to ...
17:36, 05/29/2019

Stocks Sink on Mounting Trade Tensions The stock market’s declines deepened, with the Dow sliding more than 450 points, as investors braced for the increased likelihood the U.S. will raise ...
14:00, 05/07/2019

We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby The scientific community is now struggling to grapple with the ethics of human germline editing as another woman pregnant with a gene-edited baby is s...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo makes unannounced stop in Iraq amid increased tensions in region Pompeo met with Iraq's defense and intelligence chiefs, as well as the country's foreign minister and several other officials.   ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

State Department orders non-essential staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all non-essential staff to leave the country right away.   &#...
08:12, 05/15/2019

State Department orders nonemergency staff to leave Iraq amid escalating tensions with Iran U.S. military put its forces in Iraq on high alert and the State Dept. orders all nonemergency staff to leave the country right away.   ...
17:12, 05/15/2019

Trump hosts US airline executives — and their Qatari rival — amid tensions over Gulf state subsidies Executives from United Airlines and American Airlines were "shocked" that state-owned airline Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker was also invited to the...
14:00, 07/19/2019

Secretary of State Pompeo Makes Surprise Trip to Iraq Amid Increasing Tensions With Iran BAGHDAD — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made an unannounced trip to Iraq as Washington warns Iran against any action against American ...
17:48, 05/07/2019

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following...
21:48, 06/23/2019

U.S. Stocks Close Lower as Trade Tensions Simmer Major indexes fell, as the dimming likelihood of an imminent trade deal upended earlier gains and sent investors seeking less risky assets like U.S. g...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Factories Stall on Strong Dollar, Trade Tensions U.S. manufacturers are having a hard time mounting an encore to last year’s strong performance. Factories are on track for their weakest showing this ...
10:00, 06/01/2019

IMF sees dangers from trade tensions and says the dollar is overvalued The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday said that the U.S. dollar was overvalued by 6% to 12%, based on near-term economic fundamentals, while th...
04:00, 07/18/2019

Global tensions and trade issues hit Trump's G-20 President Donald Trump heads to the G-20 summit in Japan this week, weighed down by escalating tensions with Iran, stalled negotiations over North Kor...
14:00, 06/26/2019

U.S. Government Bonds Rise as Trade Tensions Ripple U.S. government bond prices rose after the European Union lowered its forecast for German economic growth for the second time this year amid persisten...
14:00, 05/07/2019

Treasury Yields Drop as Trade Tensions Escalate Government-bond yields fell to fresh 2019 lows after new trade tensions between the U.S. and China exacerbated concerns about slowing economic growth....
09:12, 08/05/2019

G20 finance leaders agree trade tensions have 'intensified' World financial leaders are meeting in Japan amid increasing trade and geopolitical tensions. Following rocky negotiations, they have reportedly pledg...
22:00, 06/08/2019

Consumer Confidence Slid in June on Trade Tensions U.S. optimism about the economy deteriorated in June to its lowest level in 21 months as consumers fretted over escalating trade tensions and a coolin...
17:48, 06/25/2019

India-US trade tensions threaten the ties that bind The US and India are long-standing allies, and trade is an important part of the relationship. However, a row over market access and tariffs has escal...
07:36, 06/17/2019

IMF warns of trade tensions in global outlook downgrade With uncertainty on the horizon, the IMF has downgraded its outlook for the world's economic output. It warned that US tariffs on European cars, a no-...
15:36, 07/23/2019

Stocks drop as trade tensions threaten earnings Stock markets around the world broadly fell on Tuesday as trade tensions weighed on the outlook for corporate earnings and as hopes dwindled over a he...
09:48, 07/09/2019

Futures lower on Iran tensions, trade worries U.S. stock futures were pulled lower by Iran tensions and trade worries on Tuesday, with investors focusing on Federal Reserve officials for more clar...
05:24, 06/25/2019

Maersk profit in line but trade tensions a concern Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk on Friday posted first-quarter profit close to expectations and warned that trade tensions and slowing econom...
02:00, 05/24/2019

Black woman claims bartender made her give up seat for white customers A woman in Michigan has filed a class-action lawsuit against J. Alexander’s restaurant after alleging she was the victim of racial discrimination at a...
16:12, 06/26/2019

Trump has made it clear: the only 'real Americans' are white and Christian | Theodore R Johnson In a recent tirade from his bully pulpit on Twitter, Trump revealed who he thinks belongs in the United States – and who doesn’tOn Sunday morning, whi...
08:48, 07/16/2019

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Associat...
12:48, 07/17/2019

Tensions flare over Pelosi’s comments about four House Democratic women and border bill The speaker faced criticism from some of the four first-term lawmakers as animosity over the emergency aid package lingered in the Democratic caucus....
16:36, 07/07/2019