Government policy

FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, a pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
July 11, 2018 - 11:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock indexes are falling Wednesday after the Trump administration released a list of $200 billion in goods that could be hit with tariffs and China said it would to retaliate. Energy and industrial companies and basic materials makers are taking some of the worst losses...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, a pedestrian walks past the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
July 11, 2018 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Global stock indexes are falling Wednesday after the Trump administration released a list of $200 billion in goods that could be hit with tariffs and China said it would to retaliate. In the U.S., industrial companies and basic materials makers are taking some of the worst losses...
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FILE - In this file photo from April 27, 2018, President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Trump said in Brussels on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, that a pipeline project has made Germany "totally controlled" by and "captive to Russia." The steady drum of anti-German rhetoric from one of the country’s traditionally closest friends has started people wondering whether to get ready for a messy breakup. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 11, 2018 - 8:22 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's export surplus, migration policies and defense spending have all been on President Donald Trump's Twitter and diplomatic hit list. Now it's Germany's energy policy and joint gas pipeline venture with Moscow, which he says leaves Berlin "totally controlled" and "captive to...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Asian markets are broadly lower after the Trump administration said it was preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports, upping the ante in the trade war between the world's two largest economies. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 11, 2018 - 3:54 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets have tumbled after the Trump administration's move to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports was criticized by Beijing, upping the ante in the trade war between the world's two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 1.2...
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A man looks at an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, July 11, 2018. Asian markets are broadly lower after the Trump administration said it was preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports, upping the ante in the trade war between the world's two largest economies. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 11, 2018 - 2:39 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets have tumbled after the Trump administration's move to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports was criticized by Beijing, upping the ante in the trade war between the world's two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost 1.2...
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July 11, 2018 - 1:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio City and his security detail violated both Mexican and U.S. immigration laws by crossing the border on foot during a visit near El Paso, Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection alleges in a letter obtained by The Associated Press. The mayor's office...
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July 11, 2018 - 12:51 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's government has criticized the latest U.S. threat of a tariff hike as "totally unacceptable" and vowed to retaliate in their escalating trade war. The Commerce Ministry on Wednesday gave no details, but Beijing responded to last week's U.S. tariff hike on $34 billion of...
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Trader Michael Capolino works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. Energy and industrial companies are leading stocks higher in early trading on Wall Street following three straight days of gains for the market. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 11, 2018 - 12:22 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets are broadly lower after the Trump administration said it was preparing to impose tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese exports, upping the ante in the trade war between the world's two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 fell 0.9...
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July 10, 2018 - 11:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is readying tariffs on another $200 billion in Chinese imports, ranging from burglar alarms to mackerel, escalating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies. The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative proposed 10 percent tariffs Tuesday on a...
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A sign that reads "Families belong Together" hangs on a fence outside the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The Trump administration rushed to meet a deadline Tuesday for reuniting dozens of youngsters forcibly separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 10, 2018 - 8:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's use of DNA testing to match migrant children separated from their parents is justifiable as a last resort, medical experts say, but raises a host of ethical problems. That includes the risk of damaging the family fabric by revealing that an adult thought...
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