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U.S., China grant trade concessions as fresh talks loom

7 days ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday welcomed China's decision to exempt some U.S. anti-cancer drugs and other goods from its tariffs and announced a short delay to scheduled tariff hikes on billions worth of Chinese goods.
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China and Trump Exchange Goodwill Gestures on Tariffs

China and Trump Exchange Goodwill Gestures on Tariffs

7 days ago   |   By Newser

At China's request, President Trump said Wednesday that the increase in tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese exports will be moved from Oct. 1 to Oct. 15. Trump said the request was made "due to the fact that the People's Republic of China will be celebrating their 70th Anniversary" on...
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Trump announces delay on next China tariff hike until Oct. 15

Trump announces delay on next China tariff hike until Oct. 15

7 days ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he was delaying plans to impose an additional 5 percent duty on $250 billion worth of Chinese goods until Oct. 15, or two weeks later than now scheduled. “At the request of the Vice Premier of China, Liu He, and due to the fact that the People's Republic of China will be celebrating their 70th Anniversary on October 1st, we have agreed, as a gesture of good will, to move the increased Tariffs on 250 Billion Dollars worth of goods , from October 1st to October 15th,” Trump said in a pair of tweets. The move followed China's announcement earlier...
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Trudeau campaign rocked by 'brownface' report

Trudeau campaign rocked by 'brownface' report

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau painted his face, hands and arms brown for a party at a school where he taught 20 years ago, TIME magazine reported Wednesday, evoking the same... Read more ...

Trump says Fed Chair Powell's job is 'safe'

Trump says Fed Chair Powell's job is 'safe'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday acknowledged Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's job is “safe" even as he continued to batter his handpicked chief of the U.S. central... Read more ...

Trump Names New National Security Adviser

Trump Names New National Security Adviser

President Trump has named hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to be his new national security adviser, reports the AP. Trump tweeted Wednesday that he has "worked long & hard... Read more ...

Trump visits border to tout wall construction

Trump visits border to tout wall construction

President Donald Trump on Wednesday showed off a swath of his wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, boasting about its impenetrability for the cameras to the point that he was... Read more ...

Once A 'Rocket Ship,' National Security Council Now Avoided By Government Pros

Once A 'Rocket Ship,' National Security Council Now Avoided By Government Pros

Career foreign policy professionals tell NPR they increasingly fear that joining the NSC, which is part of the White House, will taint them as political operatives. (Image... Read more ...

'Bond King' Jeff Gundlach says the Fed may start expanding its balance sheet...

'Bond King' Jeff Gundlach says the Fed may start expanding its balance sheet after injecting $128 billion into markets

Jeffrey Gundlach said that the Federal Reserve may look to expand its balance sheet after a spike in overnight purchase agreements that prompted the Fed to put $128 billion... Read more ...

New York State Extends Statute Of Limitations For Rape Survivors

New York State Extends Statute Of Limitations For Rape Survivors

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law on Wednesday extending the statute of limitations for survivors of second- and third-degree rape. Read more ...

Netanyahu's future in doubt after Israeli elections

Netanyahu's future in doubt after Israeli elections

JERUSALEM - After a decade of mesmerizing world leaders, subduing his rivals and eking out dramatic election victories, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's political future is... Read more ...

Omar urges Twitter to take down Trump's false tweet

Omar urges Twitter to take down Trump's false tweet

Rep. Ilhan Omar today called on Twitter to take action against President Donald Trump's account and remove a tweet in which he shared a false claim that Omar had “partied” on... Read more ...

GOP State Senator Arrested For Child Sexual Abuse, Child Porn

GOP State Senator Arrested For Child Sexual Abuse, Child Porn

Pennsylvania state Sen. Mike Folmer admitted "he had received child pornography through his Tumblr blog.” Read more ...