Government policy

U.S. Attorney David Weiss holds a press conference Thursday, May 3, 2018, at his district office in Wilmington, Del., after 11 women and a man returned guilty verdicts for all four defendants in the Wilmington Trust fraud trial. (Suchat Pederson /The News Journal via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 11:15 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — As plans for strip malls and new residential communities stalled in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, with weeds instead of houses sprouting in former farm fields, developers in Delaware were having a hard time paying off millions of dollars in construction loans owed...
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In this image taken from video footage by China's CCTV via AP Video,Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, right, meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, May 3, 2018. China's foreign minister congratulated North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday on his moves to reduce tensions with South Korea, China said. Their meeting in Pyongyang underscored warming ties and Beijing's desire to remain a key player in the Korean Peninsula peace process. (CCTV via AP Video)
May 03, 2018 - 8:19 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister congratulated North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday on his moves to reduce tensions with South Korea, China said. Their meeting in Pyongyang underscored warming ties and Beijing's desire to remain a key player in the Korean Peninsula peace process...
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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, second right, meets with Chinese Foreign MinisterWang Yi at the Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, May 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
May 03, 2018 - 7:31 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister congratulated North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday on his moves to reduce tensions with South Korea, China said. Their meeting in Pyongyang underscored warming ties and Beijing's desire to remain a key player in the Korean Peninsula peace process...
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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, second right, meets with Chinese Foreign MinisterWang Yi at the Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, May 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
May 03, 2018 - 6:14 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister congratulated North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday on his moves to reduce tensions with South Korea, China said. Their meeting in Pyongyang underscored warming ties and Beijing's desire to remain a key player in the Korean Peninsula peace process...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, May 3, 2018. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday as investors analyzed the Fed's latest decision and turned their focus to upcoming talks between U.S. and Chinese officials in Beijing aimed at resolving simmering trade tensions. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
May 03, 2018 - 4:55 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets were mixed on Thursday as investors analyzed the Fed's decision to keep interest rates unchanged and kept an eye out for developments from China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing. KEEPING SCORE: European shares slipped in early trading. France's CAC 40 lost 0.3...
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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, second right, meets with Chinese Foreign MinisterWang Yi at the Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, May 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
May 03, 2018 - 4:51 am
BEIJING (AP) — China says its foreign minister has met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a visit to Pyongyang, underscoring the vast improvement in relations between the neighbors. The Foreign Ministry announced the meeting in a one-line statement on its official microblog Thursday but...
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In this May 3, 2016, photo, visitors look at chips at a showroom of TF-AMD Microelectronics in Suzhou in east China's Jiangsu province. TongFu Microelectronics (TFME) is a leading IC package and testing enterprise in China and bought over AMD's factories in Suzhou and Penang through fundings by China's National Integrated Circuit Industry Investment Fund. (Chinatopix via AP)
May 03, 2018 - 4:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — A high-powered U.S. delegation arrived in Beijing on Thursday for talks with Chinese officials on defusing tensions that are propelling the world's two largest economies toward a trade war. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is leading the group, which includes Commerce Secretary...
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North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, second right, meets with Chinese Foreign MinisterWang Yi at the Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang, North Korea Wednesday, May 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Jon Chol Jin)
May 03, 2018 - 4:14 am
BEIJING (AP) — China says it fully backs North Korea's efforts to develop its economy following the imposition of United Nations sanctions that have cut trade between them by around 90 percent. The Foreign Ministry quoted Minister Wang Yi as telling his North Korean counterpart during a visit to...
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In this April 26, 2018, photo, a robot entertains visitors at the booth of a Chinese automaker during the China Auto 2018 show in Beijing, China. Under President Xi Jinping, a program known as "Made in China 2025" aims to make China a tech superpower by advancing development of industries that in addition to semiconductors includes artificial intelligence, pharmaceuticals and electric vehicles. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
May 03, 2018 - 3:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — A high-powered U.S. delegation arrived in Beijing on Thursday for talks with Chinese officials on defusing tensions that are propelling the world's two largest economies toward a trade war. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is leading the group, which includes Commerce Secretary...
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People walk past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a bank in Hong Kong, Thursday, May 3, 2018. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Thursday as investors analyzed the Fed's latest decision and turned their focus to upcoming talks between U.S. and Chinese officials in Beijing aimed at resolving simmering trade tensions. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
May 03, 2018 - 2:05 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Thursday as investors analyzed the Fed's decision to keep interest rates unchanged and kept an eye out for developments from China-U.S. trade talks in Beijing. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's benchmark Hang Seng index slumped 1.2 percent to 30,359.94 and South...
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