Government policy

FILE- This June 25, 2018, photo shows the New York Stock Exchange is seen in New York. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, July 2. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 02, 2018 - 10:24 am
U.S. stocks slid in early trading Monday, weighed down by concerns over escalating global trade tensions, weak economic data from Asia and an election result in Mexico that's likely to complicate talks on renegotiating the NAFTA trade agreement. Health care and consumer-focused companies took some...
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In this January 2017 photo, cars are parked waiting to be exported at Yokohama port near Tokyo. Japan’s government has warned in a report that a higher U.S. tariff on auto imports could backfire, jeopardizing hundreds of thousands of American jobs created by Japanese auto-related companies, raising prices for U.S. consumers and devastating the U.S. and global economy. (Kyodo News via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 8:40 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is slamming the Trump administration for considering tariffs on auto imports, saying they could lead to global retaliation against some $300 billion in U.S. goods. European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said Monday the U.S. investigation into the...
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Buena Ventura Martin-Godinez, left, hugs her daughter Janne after being reunited at Miami International Airport, Sunday, July 1, 2018, in Miami. Martin crossed the border into the United States from Mexico in May with her son, fleeing violence in Guatemala. Her husband crossed two weeks later with their 7-year-old daughter Janne. All were caught by the Border Patrol, and were separated. Her daughter was released Sunday from a child welfare agency in Michigan. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
July 02, 2018 - 7:17 am
MIAMI (AP) — It had been nearly two months since Buena Ventura Martin Godinez has seen her 7-year-old daughter after the frightened young mother was separated from her family trying to cross from Mexico into the U.S. They've spoken tearfully by phone, but seeing her at a Miami airport Sunday for...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2018. A central bank survey released Monday showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, underlining fears in this export-reliant economy about trade tensions. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 02, 2018 - 3:53 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower on Monday after surveys showed a deteriorating outlook for Chinese manufacturing ahead of higher tariffs expected to be imposed by Beijing and Washington starting Friday. Japan also reported weaker data. U.S. attempts to gain an upper hand in trade...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2018. A central bank survey released Monday showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, underlining fears in this export-reliant economy about trade tensions. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 02, 2018 - 3:37 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were broadly lower on Monday after surveys showed a deteriorating outlook for Chinese manufacturing ahead of higher tariffs expected to be imposed by Beijing and Washington starting Friday. Japan also reported weaker data. U.S. attempts to gain an upper hand in trade...
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Buena Ventura Martin-Godinez, left, hugs her daughter Janne after being reunited at Miami International Airport, Sunday, July 1, 2018, in Miami. Martin crossed the border into the United States from Mexico in May with her son, fleeing violence in Guatemala. Her husband crossed two weeks later with their 7-year-old daughter Janne. All were caught by the Border Patrol, and were separated. Her daughter was released Sunday from a child welfare agency in Michigan. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
July 01, 2018 - 11:06 pm
MIAMI (AP) — It had been nearly two months since Buena Ventura Martin Godinez has seen her 7-year-old daughter after the frightened young mother was separated from her family trying to cross from Mexico into the U.S. They've spoken tearfully by phone, but seeing her at a Miami airport Sunday for...
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July 01, 2018 - 10:37 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A central bank survey released Monday showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, underlining fears in this export-reliant economy about trade tensions. The Bank of Japan's "tankan" survey measuring confidence among large-scale manufacturers was at 21 points,...
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James Gutierrez, 15, and his sister, Lilah, 8, wore chains during a demonstration against the Trump administration's immigration policies Saturday, June 30, 2018.(Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
July 01, 2018 - 9:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's top health official could barely conceal his discomfort. As Health and Human Services secretary, Alex Azar was responsible for caring for migrant children taken from their parents at the border. Now a Democratic senator was asking him at a hearing whether his...
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James Gutierrez, 15, and his sister, Lilah, 8, wore chains during a demonstration against the Trump administration's immigration policies Saturday, June 30, 2018.(Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
July 01, 2018 - 5:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's top health official could barely conceal his discomfort. As Health and Human Services secretary, Alex Azar was responsible for caring for migrant children taken from their parents at the border. Now a Democratic senator was asking him at a hearing whether his...
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FILE- In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario. Canada announced Friday, June 29, billions of dollars in retaliatory tariffs against the U.S. in response to the Trump administration's duties on Canadian steel and aluminum, saying Friday it won't back down. (Patrick Doyle/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
July 01, 2018 - 2:54 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada began imposing tariffs Sunday on $12.6 billion in U.S. goods as retaliation for the Trump administration's new taxes on steel and aluminum imported to the United States. Some U.S. products, mostly steel and iron, face 25 percent tariffs, the same penalty the United...
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