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  • WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, May 17- China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course. The tough talk capped a week that saw Beijing unveil fresh retaliatory tariffs, U.S. officials accuse China of...

  • WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, May 17- China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course. The tough talk capped a week that saw Beijing unveil fresh retaliatory tariffs, U.S. officials accuse China of...

  • WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, May 17- China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course. The tough talk capped a week that saw Beijing unveil fresh retaliatory tariffs, U.S. officials accuse China of...

  • WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, May 17- China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course. The tough talk capped a week that saw Beijing unveil fresh retaliatory tariffs, U.S. officials accuse China of...

  • WASHINGTON/ BEIJING, May 17- China struck a more aggressive tone in its trade war with the United States on Friday, suggesting a resumption of talks between the world's two largest economies would be meaningless unless Washington changed course. The tough talk capped a week that saw Beijing unveil fresh retaliatory tariffs, U.S. officials accuse China of...

  • Stephen Bannon 

    The standoff with China "cuts to the core of what the United States is going to be in the future," says the hardline ex-White House chief strategist.

  • WASHINGTON, May 7- U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday that Republicans must treat the territory of Puerto Rico equally to other states slammed by disasters if a disaster aid package is to be passed. "You can't treat Puerto Rico differently than you can treat the other states that need the help... Stop the politics, treat everyone equally and...

  • *China vice premier due in Washington this week, may not go. BEIJING/ WASHINGTON, May 6- China said on Monday that a delegation is still preparing to go to the United States for trade talks, after U.S. What I can tell you is that China's team is preparing to go to the United States for the discussions, " Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a news briefing.

  • WASHINGTON, May 5- President Donald Trump dramatically increased pressure on China to reach a trade deal by announcing on Sunday he would hike U.S. tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods this week and target hundreds of billions more soon. But a less than rosy update from United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, including details that...

  • May 2- Economic commentator Stephen Moore has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the U.S. Federal Reserve Board after weeks of criticism about his political partisanship, shifting views on interest rate policy, and sexist comments about women. "Steve Moore, a great pro-growth economist and a truly fine person, has decided to withdraw from the Fed process,"...

  • May 2- Economic commentator Stephen Moore has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the U.S. Federal Reserve Board after weeks of criticism about his political partisanship, shifting views on interest rate policy, and sexist comments about women. "Steve Moore, a great pro-growth economist and a truly fine person, has decided to withdraw from the Fed process,"...

  • WASHINGTON, April 30- Doubts mounted on Tuesday over U.S. Republican Senators Joni Ernst and Lindsey Graham, respectively, signaled growing resistance to Trump's bid to put a loyalist on the Fed's policy-setting panel after remarks denigrating women, made over nearly two decades of writing and commentating, were widely reported last week.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, April 24- Despite new criticism from top Democrats for comments denigrating women and the Midwest, economic commentator Stephen Moore still has the backing of U.S. President Donald Trump for a seat at the Federal Reserve Board. "Steve Moore is in," White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Fox Business Network, adding that once the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, April 24- Stephen Moore, the economic commentator that U.S. President Donald Trump has said he will nominate to the Federal Reserve Board, is drawing new fire from top Democrats for his comments denigrating, among other targets, women and the Midwest. But Republicans, whose 53 to 47 majority in the U.S. Senate gives them the final say on whether...

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer will meet with President Donald Trump on April 30 at the White House to discuss the fate of proposals to boost U.S. infrastructure repairs by at least $1 trillion, according to a congressional aide and an administration official. In February 2018, Trump asked...

  • WASHINGTON, April 23- U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer will meet with President Donald Trump on April 30 at the White House over the fate of proposals to boost U.S. infrastructure repairs by at least $1 trillion, according to a congressional aide and an administration official. Pelosi said in New York on Tuesday the...

  • U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, a Democrat from California, speaks to members of the media while departing a House Democratic Caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., March 26, 2019.

    Pelosi said she is "very optimistic" about finding a bipartisan path to passing both an infrastructure proposal and a measure to cut drug prices.

  • April 22- Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party as U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to fill a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, withdrew Monday from consideration for the post, citing what he said would be a decrease in influence and pay. Four Republican U.S. senators have expressed reservations about seating Cain at the Fed, likely enough...

  • April 22- Herman Cain, facing resistance from his own political party, has withdrawn from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board, U.S. Cain has been a public advocate of many of Trump's policies, as has Stephen Moore, a fellow at the conservative Heritage Foundation think tank, who Trump has also said he wants to nominate for one of two vacant seats on...

  • A customer at Takoma Wellness Center in Takoma Park, is shown inventory by Stephanie Kahn, owner of the medical marijuana dispensary.

    Marijuana is now legal in 10 states and Washington, D.C. A handful of states are actively considering allowing adult recreational use.