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US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

China US Trade

The world's two biggest economies are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after making...

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Whitewater river in Colorado a bright spot amid grim drought Average price of US gas jumps 10 cents, to $3 a gallon Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war Mnuchin says NAFTA negotiations could spill into 2019 International military company to be based in New Hampshire Asian...


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Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

South Korea Financial Markets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertainty. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.3 percent to 23,002.37. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng jumped...


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Economic talks between US-China result in truce in trade war

US China Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world’s two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America’s massive trade deficit with Beijing. “We are putting the trade war on hold,” Treasury Secretary Steven...


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Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body parts for medical training. Arthur Rathburn is returning to Detroit federal court on Monday, four months after he was convicted of fraud and shipping hazardous material. The...


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Sentence next for Detroit-area body parts broker

DETROIT (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking a 14-year prison sentence for a Detroit-area man convicted of dealing diseased body parts for medical training. Arthur Rathburn is returning to Detroit federal court on Monday, four months after he was convicted of fraud and shipping hazardous material. The...


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This Week: Fed minutes, home sales, durable goods orders

This Week in Business

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: READING BETWEEN THE LINES The Federal Reserve releases minutes from its most recent policymakers’ meeting on Wednesday. At the meeting earlier this month, the panel left the central bank’s key policy rate...


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Asian markets higher as US, China put trade war on hold

South Korea Financial Markets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were higher on Monday as investors cheered the outcome of negotiations between the United States and China that put a trade war on hold, clearing uncertainty. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 rose 0.5 percent to 23,042.54. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng jumped...


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NYPD probing sex allegations against Mario Batali

Mario Batali-Sexual Misconduct

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against celebrity chef Mario Batali. The NYPD confirmed the probe following a “60 Minutes” broadcast Sunday night in which an unnamed woman accused Batali of drugging and sexually assaulting her...


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Starbucks: You don't have to buy coffee to sit in our cafes or use our restrooms

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Starbucks is now allowing people to use its restrooms and sit in its cafes and patios even if they do not buy anything. The coffee giant on Saturday announced its new policy, which says that customers, including those who did not make a purchase, can come to its cafes...


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Critics fear China has trade edge over Trump

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump’s tough-guy persona is taking a beating from China, judging from the reaction of some of his allies on Capitol Hill and in the trenches of the trade wars. The former business executive, who prides himself on his negotiating savvy,...


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