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  • CHARLESTON, S.C.— If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it. It's rhetoric that doesn't always square with the realities of the relationship between the world's two largest economies, said experts on America's ties with China, even if it does make for nifty campaign sound bites. "When you're in the early...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C.— If there was ever a week for the Republican presidential candidates to talk tough on China, this was it: Spurred by the stock market's wild ride, they lashed out at the world's most populous nation. It's rhetoric that doesn't always square with the realities of the relationship between the world's two largest economies, said experts on America's...

  • German car makers are reviewing how many vehicles to send to China or the U.S., and U.S. dealers say they expect to get more Mercedes, Audi and BMW sport utility vehicles to sell as a result. Most global automakers have significant manufacturing operations in China they want to keep running. Before the market declines and the currency devaluation, demand for SUVs...

  • MIAMI— The United States must bolster its military, push for more free trade and hold China far more accountable on human rights, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio writes in an op-ed for The Wall Street Journal. The U.S. senator from Florida is expected to provide details of his China policy Friday morning in Charleston, South Carolina, when he speaks...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 27- Donald Trump had to do a bit of damage control on Thursday after repeatedly dropping Carl Icahn's name in a campaign speech and then saying most good business negotiators were "vicious, horrible, miserable human beings." Trump, who is leading the Republican field in the polls by a wide margin, was telling the audience at a rally in Greenville, South...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 27- U.S. lawmakers should work with the Department of Energy to restructure a project to convert excess U.S. weapons-grade plutonium into fuel for commercial nuclear reactors instead of abandoning it, former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson said. Richardson told Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid in an Aug. 21 letter that switching to a...

  • Bimbo Bakeries recalls bread sold in 11 states Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 6:44 PM ET

    NEW YORK— The maker of Sara Lee, Nature's Harvest and other brands is recalling about 48,000 packages of bread sold in 11 states because they may contain fragments of glass from a broken light bulb at a company factory. The recall covers seven different Sara Lee products, two each sold under the Nature's Harvest and Great Value brands, and one each for the Kroger,...

  • Walker talks tough on China while campaigning in Iowa Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015 | 3:51 PM ET

    DENISON, Iowa— GOP presidential candidate Scott Walker renewed his call Wednesday for President Barack Obama to cancel an official state visit with the president of China, saying the move would not hurt trade with states like Iowa, where he was spending the day campaigning, or Wisconsin where he is governor. Walker defended the call on Wednesday when asked about...

  • Aug 23- The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States remained steady in the past two weeks, as price rises in several Midwest cities offset cuts in the West, according to the Lundberg survey released on Sunday. Regular grade gasoline dropped just one-third of a cent to average $2.71 per gallon, according to the biweekly survey conducted on Aug. 21.

  • CAMARILLO, Calif.— The average price of gasoline has remained steady over the past two weeks, holding at $2.71 a gallon. The cheapest price recorded in the continental United States was Charleston, South Carolina, at $2.10. The highest was $3.67 a gallon in Los Angeles.

  • Economic issues occupied a small portion of the GOP's first presidential primary debate last month, a stark contrast from the primary debates of 2012, which focused heavily on jobs and the economy. In Nevada, which will pick Republican and Democratic nominees Feb. 20, unemployment is still high at 6.8 percent. Nevada has added about 45,000 jobs in the past year,...

  • South Carolina's jobless rate decreases again Friday, 21 Aug 2015 | 9:21 AM ET

    COLUMBIA, S.C.— Unemployment in South Carolina decreased for the second month in a row in July, state officials said Friday. South Carolina's jobless rate was 6.4 percent in July, according to the Department of Employment and Workforce. From July 2014 to July 2015, state officials say that South Carolina's employment level has increased by more than 59,000. The...

  • ScanSource beats Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 4:45 PM ET

    GREENVILLE, S.C. _ ScanSource Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $16.4 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 58 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in October, ScanSource expects its per-share earnings to range from 50 cents to 58 cents.

  • The report, obtained Thursday by The Associated Press, concludes that the program that includes the mixed-oxide fuel facility at the Savannah River Site needs up to $800 million annually over the next two to three years to be viable. The issue affects an agreement with Russia to convert both nations' spent nuclear materials. Construction began in 2007 at the...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C.— Years of planning to build a joint $4.5 billion Georgia-South Carolina container ship terminal on the Savannah River are nearing a milestone. Consultants told the South Carolina Ports Authority board on Wednesday that a permit will be sought this fall so the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can begin environmental studies of the massive project.

  • Trump's China attack ignores what charts say Wednesday, 12 Aug 2015 | 4:50 PM ET

    Beijing handed the Republican presidential hopeful more ammunition to rail against China when it devalued the yuan on Tuesday, and Trump did not miss a chance. Short-term events aside, though, data shows China's yuan has in fact been strengthening over the last 10 years, dramatically so. Over the last decade, the trade-weighted yuan index, a measure of its value...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 11- Senior U.S. lawmakers from both political parties on Tuesday condemned China's surprise currency devaluation as a grab for an unfair export advantage and urged inclusion of currency manipulation curbs in a new Pacific Rim trade deal. Several members of Congress said the devaluation of the yuan by China's central bank on Tuesday raised...

  • Trump: Treat me 'fairly' or I'll run 3rd party Sunday, 9 Aug 2015 | 2:47 PM ET
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    Donald J. Trump said he was singled out by the hosts of the Republican presidential debate, and threatened a third-party White House bid.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 9- The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell 11 cents in the past two weeks, pulled down by the ongoing slump in crude oil prices, according to the Lundberg survey released on Sunday. Regular grade gasoline fell to an average price of $2.71 per gallon, according to the biweekly survey dated Aug. 7, down 11 cents from the previous...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 6- Democratic presidential candidates will hold the first of six primary debates on October 13 in Nevada, the party said on Thursday, setting out a debate calendar that rivals of frontrunner Hillary Clinton say is insufficient. Announcing the calendar on the day of the first Republican primary debate, the Democratic National Committee set the...