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China says it will sanction US firms over Taiwan warplanesChina says it will impose sanctions on U.S. companies involved in plans for an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighters to Taiwan
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
FILE - In this June 3, 2019, file photo a shopping cart sits in the parking lot of a Target store in Marlborough, Mass. Target Corp. reports financial results Wednesday, Aug. 21. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes, File)
No misfires from Target in second quarter and profits soarTarget topped expectations on just about every level as the company pushes faster delivery and invested heavily in private label brands.
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump acknowledges China policies may mean US economic painPresident Donald Trump says his administration is looking at a variety of tax cut proposals but not as a response to a potential recession
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Pedestrians walk on a sidewalk in eastern Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
Iran moves to strike 4 zeroes from its battered currencyIran's president sends bill to parliament to slash 4 zeroes off value of rial, country's sanctions-battered currency
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Strike by Ryanair cabin crew in Portugal has little impactA strike by Portuguese cabin crew working for budget airline Ryanair is causing little impact, with only some minor delays reported
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Asia stock markets followed Wall Street lower Wednesday as investors looked ahead to a speech by the Federal Reserve chairman for signs of possible plans for more U.S. interest rate cuts. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Global stocks are mixed before US Fed releaseGlobal stocks are mixed as investors await a speech by the U.S. Fed chairman for the outlook on rate cuts
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this July 25, 2019, photo, a worker walks past a cargo train bound for Europe at a train station in Dalian in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. Authorities in China's rust-belt region are looking for support for its revival from Beijing's multibillion-dollar initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad. (AP Photo/Olivia Zhang)
Rust-belt China looks abroad as economy slows, tariffs biteChina's northeastern rust-belt region is trying to capitalize on a multibillion-dollar national initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 19, 2019, file photo specialist Stephen Naughton, left, and trader Michael Milano work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street on Tuesday, Aug. 20, as major U.S. indexes give back a bit of the ground they won over the previous three days. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower before US Fed releaseAsian stocks follow Wall Street lower as investors await speech by the U.S. Fed chairman for outlook on rate cuts
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, May 13, 2019 file photo, Howie Mandel, from the cast of "America's Got Talent," attends the NBC 2019/2020 Upfront at The Four Seasons New York. With the top two most-watched television shows last week, NBC's "America's Got Talent" continues its dominance when the heat is on. It's the summer's most-watched television series for six summers in a row. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
'America's Got Talent' continues summer dominance for NBCWith the top two most-watched television shows last week, NBC's 'America's Got Talent' continues its dominance when the heat is on
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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