US-China trade war leaves Europe as collateral damage
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Like a sleek Mercedes crunched between two freight trucks, Europe's economy is being knocked off course by the conflict between the U.S. and China over trade.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The unregistered gun silencers, each stamped "Made in Kansas, were arranged in a display case at a military surplus store in a rural Kansas town. Beside them was a copy of a...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For many Americans, President Donald Trump's trade war may soon get very real.
His administration is preparing to extend 25% tariffs to practically all Chinese imports not...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Three decades ago, Lori Ann Bourgeois was guarding fighter jets at an air base. After her discharge, she fell into drug addiction. She wound up living on the streets and was...
Micron outperforms, but trade war costs emerge
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Micron's stock is down nearly 6 percent ahead of the opening bell with collateral damage from the U.S.-China trade war overshadowing a strong performance from the chipmaker in its most recent quarter.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European businesses are unsettled as they watch the U.S. and China collide over trade. And for good reason: the nascent global trade war could represent the biggest single threat to the economic upswing that has helped the region get past its financial crisis.
In theory, some European companies could benefit, jumping into market niches if Chinese businesses are kept out of the U.S. market. But that would only be a few companies or sectors.
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — France says it is willing to have talks on revamping the World Trade Organization and the global trading system if U.S. President Donald Trump permanently exempts the European Union from punitive steel and aluminum tariffs.
French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said ahead of a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers that the 28-nation bloc should not become "collateral damage of a possible trade war between the U.S. and China" if Trump ends an EU tariff exemption by May 1.
SHANGHAI (AP) — It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S. clothing company was expecting a 20 percent jump in online sales on Alibaba's Tmall, thanks to the e-commerce giant's massive reach.
But executives soon learned that what Alibaba gives, it can also take away.
SHANGHAI (AP) — The rivalry is so notorious it's been called the "great cat-and-dog war." On one side towers Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., China's e-commerce market leader, embodied by the black cat mascot of its Tmall platform. On the other is JD.com Inc., a fast-growing upstart represented by its white dog logo.
Bannon’s warRe: “Trump adviser challenges GOP establishment with war,” Nation & World, Oct. 15:I find it both amusing and appalling that Steve Bannon continues to be one of the main spokesmen for the GOP. He is a disgusting presence no matter where he shows up, always spouting a vile line of hate to fellow Republicans. Now he is conducting “war” on his own party, which is fine with me.Remember, though, there is always collateral damage, injury inflicted on something other than the intended...
Duterte orders troops to blast militants and their hostages
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he has ordered his troops to bomb extremists who flee with their captives in a bid to stop a wave of kidnappings at sea, calling the loss of civilian lives in such an attack "collateral damage."
I am a registered Democrat. I live in Floyd County, Georgia. I have a lot of experience being on the losing side of elections. And yet I number with those who were devastated by the results of the presidential election. On the Wednesday after, I could not focus; I could not comprehend. I was discouraged in a way that I have never been after an election. I have yet to completely move beyond that discouragement.