China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

Aug 16, 2018

China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks amid spiraling tariff dispute

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on black unemployment

Aug 15, 2018

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and aides take unjustified credit for recent job gains by black Americans

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Aug 15, 2018

Deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout in riskier assets including technology stocks, copper and crude oil

Brazil's economy contracts almost 1 percent in 2nd quarter

Aug 15, 2018

Brazil's Central Bank says the country's economy contracted nearly 1 percent in the second quarter due to a trucker strike

The Latest: White House says Turkey treated pastor 'badly'

Aug 15, 2018

The White House says "we won't forget" how Turkey has treated a detained American pastor, after a court rejected his appeal for release

New president takes over in Paraguay, vows to cut poverty

Aug 15, 2018

Mario Abdo Benitez has taken over as Paraguay's new president, vowing to combat poverty and corruption

Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

Aug 15, 2018

With little apparent progress in denuclearization talks with North Korea, the Trump administration on Wednesday stepped up pressure on the isolated nation by punishing three foreign companies accused of helping the North evade international sanctions

Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

Aug 15, 2018

Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a Cold War-era alliance

Fed rate policy unintentionally pressures emerging economies

Aug 15, 2018

Fed's rate policy unintentionally pressures Turkey and other developing economies

Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

Aug 15, 2018

Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of certain U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis


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