Industry regulation

March 05, 2018 - 3:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten years after a financial crisis rocked the nation's economy, the Senate is poised to pass legislation that would roll back some of the safeguards Congress put into place to prevent a relapse. The move to alter some key aspects of the Dodd-Frank law has overwhelming Republican...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018 file photo, people walk by the U.S. Capitol on the second day of the federal shutdown as lawmakers negotiate behind closed doors in Washington. After last year’s big win on taxes, Republicans controlling Capitol Hill are opting for a scaled-back, controversy-free agenda. President Donald Trump’s trillion dollar-plus plan to boost infrastructure has landed with a thud. Hopes in the House of taking on so-called welfare reform seem likely to fizzle in the Senate. Instead, the GOP-controlled Congress is looking ahead to a year of abbreviated work weeks and low-profile and small-bore initiatives. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 05, 2018 - 1:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After last year's successful drive to cut taxes, what do President Donald Trump's allies in Congress do for an encore? The answer seems to be, "Not so much." For sure, Republicans in Washington feel good about the effect their overhaul of the nation's tax code is having on the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, file photo, Riley Starks of Lummi Island Wild shows three of the farm-raised Atlantic salmon that were caught alongside four healthy Kings in Point Williams, Wash. The Washington Legislature on Friday, March 2, 2018, voted to phase out marine Atlantic salmon aquaculture, an industry that has operated for decades in the state but has come under fire after tens of thousands of nonnative fish escaped into local waters last summer. (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP, File)
March 02, 2018 - 11:21 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Legislature on Friday voted to phase out marine Atlantic salmon aquaculture, an industry that has operated for decades in the state but came under heavy criticism after tens of thousands of nonnative fish escaped into waterways last summer. After lengthy debate, the...
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March 02, 2018 - 9:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a late-winter storm's impact on New York (all times local): 9 p.m. A spokeswoman for American Airlines says a hangar belonging to the airline at New York's LaGuardia Airport remains structurally sound despite damage to its roof from high winds. Dramatic footage posted...
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March 02, 2018 - 8:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a late-winter storm's impact on New York (all times local): 8 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says more than 363,000 utility customers without are without power in the state as winds and snow down tree limbs and power lines. Cuomo says tractor-trailers are banned on...
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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 - 8:11 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China has warned that U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose high tariffs on steel and aluminum would have a "huge impact" on the global trading order and said Beijing would work with other nations to protect its interests. A Commerce Ministry official said late Friday that...
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March 02, 2018 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a late-winter storm's impact on New York (all times local): 4 p.m. Tractor-trailers and buses are banned from New York's Mario Cuomo Bridge after three trucks overturned on the bridge because of high winds from a winter storm. The state Thruway Authority says the...
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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 - 10:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — China had no immediate reaction Friday to U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose high tariffs on steel and aluminum, which he followed up by insisting that trade wars "are good, and easy to win." Chinese leaders have threatened in the past to retaliate if Trump raises trade...
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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 - 9:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — China had no immediate reaction Friday to U.S. President Donald Trump's vow to impose high tariffs on steel and aluminum, which he followed up by insisting that trade wars "are good, and easy to win." Chinese leaders have threatened in the past to retaliate if Trump raises trade...
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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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