International agreements

Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess talks with reporters after meeting with President Donald Trump at the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 04, 2018 - 8:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and executives from Germany's biggest automakers discussed the companies' investments in the U.S. on Tuesday as trade tensions with the Europeans and Trump's threat to impose tariffs on foreign cars sold here loomed overhead. Trump "shared his vision of all...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade negotiations with China, at the White House, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 04, 2018 - 7:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration raised doubts Tuesday about the substance of a U.S.-China trade cease-fire, contributing to a broad stock market plunge and intensifying fears of a global economic slowdown. Investors had initially welcomed the truce that the administration said was...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade negotiations with China, at the White House, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 04, 2018 - 5:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration raised doubts Tuesday about the substance of a U.S.-China trade cease-fire, contributing to a broad stock market plunge and intensifying fears of a global economic slowdown. Investors had initially welcomed the truce that the administration said was...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg prior to a meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday took aim at China, Iran, Russia and others for violating numerous treaties and multi-state agreements and questioned whether many pillars of international trade and diplomacy are still relevant. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool)
December 04, 2018 - 4:57 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States warned Russia Tuesday it has 60 days to start complying with a landmark missile treaty or Washington could abandon the pact, creating doubts about nuclear security in Europe. At NATO talks in Brussels, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of "cheating at...
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FILE- In this Nov. 28, 2018, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Dec. 4. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
December 04, 2018 - 4:41 pm
Stocks slumped on Wall Street Tuesday as traders worried that the U.S. and China made less progress than originally thought on defusing their dispute over trade. Bond prices surged, sending yields sharply lower as investors turned to lower-risk assets. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell nearly...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg prior to a meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday took aim at China, Iran, Russia and others for violating numerous treaties and multi-state agreements and questioned whether many pillars of international trade and diplomacy are still relevant. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool)
December 04, 2018 - 2:19 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States warned Russia Tuesday it has 60 days to start complying with a landmark nuclear missile treaty or Washington will abandon the pact, raising concern about Europe's future security. At NATO talks in Brussels, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Russia of "...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, shakes hands with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg prior to a meeting at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday took aim at China, Iran, Russia and others for violating numerous treaties and multi-state agreements and questioned whether many pillars of international trade and diplomacy are still relevant. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool)
December 04, 2018 - 1:01 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States will suspend its obligations under a landmark nuclear treaty in 60 days in response to Russia's alleged violation of the pact, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday. Pompeo announced the decision after NATO allies meeting in Brussels supported Washington's...
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A general view of a meeting of the North Atlantic Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. Russia takes center-stage at NATO Tuesday, as allied foreign ministers meet to debate ways to dissuade Moscow from destabilizing Ukraine and respect a landmark Cold-war era nuclear treaty. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 04, 2018 - 12:35 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on a meeting of foreign ministers from NATO nations: (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States will suspend its obligations under a landmark nuclear treaty in 60 days in response to Russia's alleged violation of the pact. Pompeo...
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Participants work in a computer room during the Climate Change Conference COP24 in Katowice, Poland, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 04, 2018 - 11:06 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Negotiators at the U.N. climate talks got down to the nitty-gritty task Tuesday of finalizing the rules for the Paris accord, a landmark agreement by countries three years ago to curb global warming. The 2015 accord set a goal of keeping average global temperature increases...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters about trade negotiations with China, at the White House, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 04, 2018 - 10:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is celebrating the 90-day truce it reached in its trade war with China as a significant breakthrough despite scant details, a hazy timetable and widespread skepticism that Beijing will yield to U.S. demands anytime soon. "This is just an enormous, enormous...
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