Trade regulation

February 08, 2018 - 7:26 am
LONDON (AP) — With the global economy growing strongly, the Bank of England has turned more confident about Britain's near-term prospects and indicated it could raise interest rates in coming months — even in the face of uncertainties over the country's exit from the European Union. Though it kept...
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FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 file photo, Esmond Martin, an expert on the illegal ivory trade, attends a news conference at his home in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya police and officials say Esmond Martin, the American investigator into the illegal ivory and rhino horn trade, has been found stabbed to death in his house in the Karen neighborhood. (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
February 05, 2018 - 1:49 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Esmond Bradley Martin, a Kenya-based American conservationist whose dogged investigations of the elephant ivory and rhino horn trades over decades were seen as critical in efforts to protect the threatened species, was found stabbed to death in his Nairobi home, Kenyan...
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February 05, 2018 - 5:13 am
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese government spokesman said Monday an anti-dumping probe of imported U.S. sorghum is a "normal case of trade remedy" following suggestions it might be retaliation for Washington's investigation of Chinese steel and other goods. The Ministry of Commerce announced Sunday it was...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters upon arrival at the White House in Washington, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 26, 2018 - 8:00 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attendance at the World Economic Forum (all times local): 1:45 a.m. (7:45 p.m. EST) President Donald Trump has returned to Washington after what he says was a "very, very successful trip" to Davos. Trump tells reporters as he enters...
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President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One at the Zurich International Airport to fly to Washington, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 in Zurich, Switzerland after attending the Davos World Economic Forum. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
January 26, 2018 - 12:49 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attendance at the World Economic Forum (all times local): 6:45 p.m. President Donald Trump is blaming Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer for complicating negotiations over the fate of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants...
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January 26, 2018 - 9:29 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Authorities in Tanzania plan an auction of 3.5 tons of hippo teeth next week, drawing criticism from conservation groups who say the sale could encourage increased killing of the vulnerable species for its body parts. Licensed dealers on Monday can bid for the 12,500 pieces of...
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U.S. President Donald Trump delivers a speech during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 26, 2018 - 8:54 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attendance at the World Economic Forum (all times local): 2:40 p.m. President Donald Trump is airing his long-running critique of the news media at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Trump says during a question-and-answer session...
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Participants watch the appearance of U.S. President Donald Trump on screen from an adjacent room, during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 8:27 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attendance at the World Economic Forum (all times local): 2:20 p.m. President Donald Trump is getting a muted response during his speech at the World Economic Forum. Trump is making his debut appearance before the crowd in Davos on...
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US President Donald Trump holds up Swiss newspaper 'Blick' as he arrives at the Congress Center on the last day of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 26, 2018. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
January 26, 2018 - 7:58 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's attendance at the World Economic Forum (all times local): 1:50 p.m. President Donald Trump plans to say in his Davos address, "America is open for business and we are competitive once again." The White House is releasing excerpts of...
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FILE- This April 20, 2011, file photo shows some of the 30,000 solar panels that make up the Public Service Company of New Mexico's new 2-megawatt photovoltaic array in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn’t bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels. The solar business in the U.S. has boomed in recent years, driven by falling prices for panels, thanks in part to cheap imports. That has made solar power more competitive with electricity generated from coal and natural gas. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan,File)
January 22, 2018 - 8:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday approved tariffs on imported solar-energy components and large washing machines in a bid to help U.S. manufacturers. The president's decision followed recommendations for tariffs by the U.S. International Trade Commission. "The president's action...
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