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In this Aug. 1, 2016 photo, laborers work in the steel market in Yichang in central China's Hubei province. China has expressed “grave concern” about a U.S. trade policy report that pledges to pressure Beijing but had no immediate response to President Donald Trump’s plan to hike tariffs on steel and aluminum. The Commerce Ministry said Friday, March 2, 2018, that Beijing has satisfied its trade obligations and appealed to Washington to settle disputes through negotiation.(Chinatopix Via AP, File)
March 02, 2018 - 5:37 am
BEIJING (AP) — After threatening to retaliate if U.S. President Donald Trump raised trade barriers, Chinese leaders need to decide whether his hikes in steel and aluminum tariffs justify starting a fight that might disrupt access to one of China's biggest markets. Beijing had no immediate reaction...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with steel and aluminum executives in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Washington. From left, Roger Newport of AK Steel, John Ferriola of Nucor, Trump, Dave Burritt of U.S. Steel Corporation, and Tim Timkin of Timken Steel. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 02, 2018 - 5:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ordering combative action on foreign trade, President Donald Trump has declared that the U.S. will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, escalating tensions with China and other trading partners and raising the prospect of higher prices for American consumers and...
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Senator Steve Henson, D - Stone Mountain, speaks Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Atlanta, in opposition to HB 918. He said that while he supported portions of the bill, he thought the state should look to funding programs such as education. The Georgia Senate passed legislation to lower the state income tax rate now that the bill no longer includes a tax break for Delta. The House may take it up as well, giving it final approval and sending it to Gov. Nathan Deal, who has promised to sign it. Deal cleared the way for it Wednesday, agreeing to sign the measure without the Delta break he wanted. The governor said he will seek the Delta tax break in separate legislation (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 5:31 am
ATLANTA (AP) — As companies across America take a stand on guns after the Florida school massacre, Delta Air Lines withstood swift political retribution in its home state of Georgia for cutting ties with the National Rifle Association. Ignoring warnings that the state's business-friendly image...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Friday, March 2, 2018. Asian shares posted steep declines Friday, adding to global stock market losses after President Donald Trump vowed to impose stiff steel and aluminum tariffs, sparking fears of a trade war. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
March 02, 2018 - 4:43 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets posted steep declines Friday, adding to global losses after U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to impose stiff steel and aluminum tariffs, sparking fears of a trade war. KEEPING SCORE: European shares sank in early trading. France's CAC 40 lost 1.2 percent to 5,...
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Cars in snowy conditions on the A192 road near Blyth, north east England, Thursday March 1, 2018. Persistent snow and freezing conditions are causing delays in many parts of Britain, with roads and train service hit particularly hard. Emergency officials said many drivers had to be rescued from stranded vehicles. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 4:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's military is being deployed to central and western England to help get hospital workers to their jobs and to rescue people from snowbound vehicles as unusually cold weather gripped the country. The army is sending 20 troops and 10 four-wheel drive vehicles to Shropshire, and...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2005 file photo a steel worker takes a sample at the blast furnace of ThyssenKrupp steel company in Duisburg, western Germany. Ordering combative action on foreign trade, President Donald Trump has declared that the U.S. will impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, escalating tensions with China and other trading partners and raising the prospect of higher prices for American consumers and companies. (AP Photo/Frank Austin, file)
March 02, 2018 - 4:35 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister says President Donald Trump risks sparking a trade war with Europe over proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, which will only benefit others. Trump on Thursday said he would levy penalties of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on aluminum. Germany...
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In this Aug. 1, 2016 photo, laborers work in the steel market in Yichang in central China's Hubei province. China has expressed “grave concern” about a U.S. trade policy report that pledges to pressure Beijing but had no immediate response to President Donald Trump’s plan to hike tariffs on steel and aluminum. The Commerce Ministry said Friday, March 2, 2018, that Beijing has satisfied its trade obligations and appealed to Washington to settle disputes through negotiation.(Chinatopix Via AP, File)
March 02, 2018 - 1:49 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese leaders need to decide whether President Donald Trump's planned hike in steel and aluminum tariffs justifies starting a fight that might disrupt access to one of China's biggest markets. Beijing has threatened retaliation if Trump raised trade barriers but had no immediate...
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Senator Steve Henson, D - Stone Mountain, speaks Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Atlanta, in opposition to HB 918. He said that while he supported portions of the bill, he thought the state should look to funding programs such as education. The Georgia Senate passed legislation to lower the state income tax rate now that the bill no longer includes a tax break for Delta. The House may take it up as well, giving it final approval and sending it to Gov. Nathan Deal, who has promised to sign it. Deal cleared the way for it Wednesday, agreeing to sign the measure without the Delta break he wanted. The governor said he will seek the Delta tax break in separate legislation (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 1:25 am
ATLANTA (AP) — As companies across America take a stand on guns after the Florida school massacre, Delta Air Lines withstood swift political retribution in its home state of Georgia for cutting ties with the National Rifle Association. Ignoring warnings that the state's business-friendly image...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, a Chinese worker performs welding work on steel rods using a steel drill at a construction site in Beijing. China has expressed “grave concern” about a U.S. trade policy report that pledges to pressure Beijing but had no immediate response to President Donald Trump’s plan to hike tariffs on steel and aluminum. The Commerce Ministry said Friday, March 2, 2018, that Beijing has satisfied its trade obligations and appealed to Washington to settle disputes through negotiation.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
March 02, 2018 - 12:55 am
BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday expressed "grave concern" about a U.S. trade policy report that pledges to pressure Beijing but had no immediate response to President Donald Trump's plan to hike tariffs on steel and aluminum. The report Thursday accused China of moving away from market principles...
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Friday, March 2, 2018. Asian shares posted steep declines Friday, adding to global stock market losses after President Donald Trump vowed to impose stiff steel and aluminum tariffs, sparking fears of a trade war. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
March 02, 2018 - 12:43 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares posted steep declines Friday, adding to global stock market losses after President Donald Trump vowed to impose stiff steel and aluminum tariffs, sparking fears of a trade war. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 2.2 percent to 21,257.13 and South Korea's...
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