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Fed Survey Finds Tariffs Pushing Up Prices, Pinching Profits

Fed Survey Finds Tariffs Pushing Up Prices, Pinching Profits

A new survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York found a growing conviction among businesses that President Donald Trump’s tariffs were hitting their bottom line.
U.S. Backs F-16 Sale to Taiwan in Move Likely to Anger China

U.S. Backs F-16 Sale to Taiwan in Move Likely to Anger China

The Trump administration has informally told Congress that it supports a potential sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that will likely anger China at a key moment in trade talks with the U.S.
72 Days Is a Long Road Ahead for Argentina’s October Vote

72 Days Is a Long Road Ahead for Argentina’s October Vote

The unexpected result of the primary election fueled a record plunge in the peso and drove bonds and stocks lower in a terrible week for Argentine assets, with the remaining 72 days until the October
ACLU Due in Court Over Continuing Separation of Migrant Families

ACLU Due in Court Over Continuing Separation of Migrant Families

Civil rights lawyers are due to square off in court against the Trump administration in a fight over whether hundreds of migrant families were improperly separated at the U.S. border with Mexico.
Portugal Truckers’ Union Offers to Suspend Strike to Start Talks

Portugal Truckers’ Union Offers to Suspend Strike to Start Talks

A statue of a lion sits on a plinth as the Portuguese national flag flies above the parliament building during a general strike in Lisbon, Portugal, on Thursday, June 27, 2013. Trains in Portugal
Can Trump Actually Buy Greenland? The Short Answer Is No

Can Trump Actually Buy Greenland? The Short Answer Is No

U.S. President Donald Trump has reportedly expressed an interest in buying Greenland, the world’s biggest island and a self-ruling territory of Denmark. While the seriousness of his intentions is
Trump Inches Toward Afghan Peace Plan to End Longest U.S. War

Trump Inches Toward Afghan Peace Plan to End Longest U.S. War

President Donald Trump met his top national security advisers on Friday as his team prepares to unveil an Afghanistan peace agreement with the Taliban that would help bring an end to America’s longest
Kremlin Notes Jailed Investor Freed Before Putin Trip to France

Kremlin Notes Jailed Investor Freed Before Putin Trip to France

The Kremlin highlighted a Moscow court’s decision to move French businessman Philippe Delpal from prison to house arrest days before President Vladimir Putin visits France for talks with Emmanuel
Congresswoman Rejects Israeli Visit as Effort to ‘Silence’ Her

Congresswoman Rejects Israeli Visit as Effort to ‘Silence’ Her

Rashida Tlaib, the Democratic U.S. House member barred by Israel because of her support of a boycott, said she is rejecting the country’s new offer to let her visit her grandmother in the West Bank
Warren Named as No. 2 Choice Among Democrats: Campaign Update

Warren Named as No. 2 Choice Among Democrats: Campaign Update

Elizabeth Warren is the second choice for the greatest number of Democratic primary voters, suggesting more upside for the Massachusetts senator as the field begins to narrow.
Even Andrew Cuomo Isn’t Sure of New York’s Near-Impossible Climate Goals

Even Andrew Cuomo Isn’t Sure of New York’s Near-Impossible Climate Goals

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo last month signed the most aggressive climate law in the nation. But even he’s not sure it’ll work out as planned, and Cuomo’s not alone.
Thousands Begin Dispersing After Rainy Rally: Hong Kong Update

Thousands Begin Dispersing After Rainy Rally: Hong Kong Update

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters defied a torrential downpour and gathered in centrally located Victoria Park for the weekend’s major rally, after two nights of demonstrations ended
India Hints It May Be Reconsidering Its Doctrine on Nuclear Weapons

India Hints It May Be Reconsidering Its Doctrine on Nuclear Weapons

India today hinted that it may be rethinking its doctrine of “No First Use” for nuclear weapons.
Does Trump Want to Buy Greenland? Denmark Isn’t Selling

Does Trump Want to Buy Greenland? Denmark Isn’t Selling

President Donald Trump wants to buy Greenland, the world’s biggest island. Denmark, unsure whether the former real estate developer is joking, isn’t selling.
Trump Has Talked About Buying Greenland for the U.S.

Trump Has Talked About Buying Greenland for the U.S.

Washington (AP) -- Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S.
States Struggle to Update Election Systems for 2020

States Struggle to Update Election Systems for 2020

U.S. states operating outdated and insecure voting machines face major hurdles in protecting them in time for the 2020 presidential election, officials said at a meeting of elections experts.
A Hellish Week for Cathay Buffeted Between China and Hong Kong

A Hellish Week for Cathay Buffeted Between China and Hong Kong

For more than half a century, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. has been Hong Kong’s gateway to the world, its British heritage and Asian high-altitude luxury fusing the city’s colonial past with its
Hong Kong Protests Go Global, Roiling China’s Fractured Diaspora

Hong Kong Protests Go Global, Roiling China’s Fractured Diaspora

Melbourne-based public health student Edwin Kwong is thousands of miles from Hong Kong, but he said his life has changed since his hometown descended into near-constant protest 11 weeks ago.
U.S. Unveils Warrant to Seize Iran Ship Stuck at Gibraltar

U.S. Unveils Warrant to Seize Iran Ship Stuck at Gibraltar

The U.S. government has issued a warrant to seize the supertanker Grace 1, which was detained last month on suspicion of hauling Iranian oil to Syria in violation of European sanctions.
U.S. Makes New Push for Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes

U.S. Makes New Push for Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes

U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans from lighting up.