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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 6:10 p.m.

Fresh U.S.-China trade worries erase early gains for stocks

Wall Street closed out a volatile week with losses Friday as investors worried that upcoming trade talks aimed at resolving the costly trade war between Washington and Beijing could be …


Trump says he doesn’t need China trade deal before election

As China and the U.S. near a new round of trade talks, President Donald Trump said Friday he doesn’t feel he needs to secure an agreement before next year’s election.


China attacks Pelosi for meeting Hong Kong activists

China’s foreign ministry on Thursday accused U.S. congressional leader Nancy Pelosi of making irresponsible remarks about pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, one day after she welcomed activists from the city …


Huawei debuts phone without Google apps as US sanctions bite

Huawei launched a new flagship smartphone on Thursday but it comes without popular Google apps such as Chrome or YouTube after U.S. sanctions kicked in, limiting its appeal to consumers.


Hong Kong cancels China national day fireworks amid protests

An annual fireworks display in Hong Kong marking China’s National Day on Oct. 1 was called off Wednesday as pro-democracy protests show no sign of ending.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 12:39 p.m.

South Korea culls pigs after confirming African swine fever

South Korea is culling thousands of pigs after confirming African swine fever at a farm near its border with North Korea, which had an outbreak in May.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 7:03 p.m.

China to lift punitive tariffs on U.S. soybeans, pork

China will lift punitive tariffs imposed on U.S. soybeans and pork in a trade war with Washington, a state news agency said Friday, adding to conciliatory gestures by the two …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 7:21 p.m.

U.S., China exchange goodwill gesture ahead of trade talks

The United States and China traded conciliatory gestures, raising hopes they can de-escalate a standoff over trade that has shaken financial markets and cast gloom over the global economy.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 6:12 p.m.

China to remove tariffs on some U.S. products, but not pork or soybeans

China extended an olive twig, rather than a branch, to the United States in their trade war Wednesday, announcing it would exempt 16 American-made products from tariffs as a sign …


China to boost Serb military with drones, other equipment

BELGRADE, Serbia – Serbia praised China on Tuesday for boosting the Balkan nation’s military with drones and other equipment amid Western concerns that the arms buildup could threaten fragile peace …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 6:21 p.m.

Former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura held to four points in blowout loss to Team USA

Team USA’s dominant performance made for a tough outing for former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura and his Japanese teammates Thurdsay at the FIBA World Cup in China.


U.S., Chinese envoys to meet in October for tariff war talks

U.S. and Chinese envoys will meet in early October for more talks aimed at ending a tariff war that threatens global economic growth.


U.S. stocks jump on planned resumption of US-China trade talks

Stocks moved broadly higher as investors cheered plans for the U.S. and China to resume trade negotiations in October.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 4:12 p.m.

U.S. trade gap fell 2.7% in July including the gap with China

The U.S. trade deficit declined in July, including the gap with China that has been the focus of President Donald Trump’s tariffs.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 8:12 p.m.

Domantas Sabonis helps Lithuania past Canada, ex-Zags teammates Kevin Pangos and Kyle Wiltjer at FIBA World Cup

Gonzaga’s international success in recruiting has been on display at the FIBA World Cup in China, including one matchup Tuesday involving three former Zag teammates.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 6:41 p.m.

Viral Chinese app replaces your face with Leonardo DiCaprio’s in ‘deepfake’ videos

Zao is only available in China. After launching Friday, the app quickly gained popularity and was the most downloaded iPhone app in China on Monday, according to data and analytics …


In escalating trade war, U.S. consumers may see higher prices

Americans are facing potentially higher prices for some clothes, shoes, sporting goods and other consumer items now that the U.S. and China have put in place their latest tariff increases …


‘They’re on,’ Trump says of tariffs set to kick in on Sunday

Expect a direct hit on many U.S. consumers from President Donald Trump’s latest round of tariffs on Chinese imports


Chen Guangcheng: Trump has the right strategy on Beijing

President Trump is on to something. Tariffs and economic threats may be blunt tools, but they are the kind of aggressive tactics necessary to get the attention of the Chinese …


China denies visa, expelling Wall Street Journal reporter

Chinese authorities have declined to renew the press credentials of a Beijing-based Wall Street Journal reporter, effectively expelling a journalist who extensively covered President Xi Jinping and Communist Party politics.


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 5:24 p.m.

U.S. companies in China say they’ve been hurt by trade war

Caught in the crossfire of a trade war, American businesses operating in China say they’ve been hurt by the hostilities between the world’s two biggest economies and are facing increasingly …


Hong Kong leader starts dialogue, but not budging on demands

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said Tuesday that she had met with a group of young people about the pro-democracy protests gripping the city, but she showed no sign of …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 11:40 a.m.

Trump portrays G-7 as a lovefest, papering over differences

Never mind his differences with world leaders on China, trade, Russia, Iran and more. President Donald Trump’s takeaway message from the Group of Seven summit in France was “unity.” In …


US exports to lobster-loving China go off cliff amid tariffs

U.S. lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift the seafood business farther north.


Trump on US-China trade: ‘Sorry, it’s the way I negotiate’

Brushing off concerns about global economic instability, President Donald Trump on Monday defended the way he is trying to squeeze a trade deal out of China, saying it’s what worked …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 26, 2019, 4:50 p.m.

U.S. stocks rally on optimism for a U.S.-China trade war thaw

Stocks are marching broadly higher on Wall Street in early trading after President Donald Trump claimed China was willing to reopen talks on the costly trade war that has roiled …


China lets yuan sink, Trump says serious talks to start

China allowed its yuan to sink Monday and U.S. President Donald Trump said the two sides will talk “very seriously” about their war over trade and technology following tit-for-tat tariff …


U.S. exports to lobster-loving China go off cliff amid tariffs

America’s lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift seafood business north to Canada.


Doubts over China trade war and rifts over Iran dominate G-7 summit of world leaders

Mixed signals over the trade war with China and rifts over Iran dominated the opening of the annual G-7 summit.


Trump sends mixed messages to China on trade war

President Donald Trump is sending mixed messages about the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit in France push him to ease frictions with Beijing over tariffs and …