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This means trade war: Is Trump's economic team up for it?

President Donald Trump's economic advisers face questions about whether they are up to the challenges of his trade war against China

The Latest: Tech group calls for end to US-China…

President Donald Trump says products coming from China that were slated to be hit with a 10% tariff on Sept. 1 will now face a 15% tariff

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Top publishers sue Audible over planned captioning feature

Some of the country's top publishers are suing Audible, citing copyright infringement as they ask a federal judge to enjoin the audiobook producer-distributor's planned use of captions for an education-driven program

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Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at…

Billionaire David Koch, a major donor to conservative causes and educational groups, dies at 79

Markets Right Now: Markets shudder as trade…

Stocks are falling sharply after President Donald Trump unleashed a verbal attack on China, saying U.S. companies were "hereby ordered" to find an alternative to doing business with the country.

The Latest: Fed vice chairman made no time for Trump tweet

The Latest: Fed vice chairman says he made no time for Trump tweet

The Latest: France halts Brazil trade deal over…

France is accusing President Jair Bolsonaro of having lied to French leader Emmanuel Macron and says it now opposes a trade deal with the South American bloc Mercosur because of his environmental back-peddling

Walmart, Tesla pause in legal fight over fiery…

Walmart and Tesla pause in lawsuit over fiery rooftop solar panels

Appeals court insulates Qualcomm from FTC's…

An appeals court is temporarily protecting mobile chip maker Qualcomm from key parts an antitrust ruling against the company

Nebraska court upholds state's approval of…

Nebraska's highest court has rejected another attempt to derail the Keystone XL pipeline that could have forced the developer to reapply for state approval and delayed the $8 billion project yet again

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Pilots union announces dates for British Airways strikes

British Airways pilots will go on strike for three days next month in a long-running pay dispute with the airline

The Latest: Some see signal in Powell speech of…

The Latest: Some see signal in Powell speech of future rate cuts

US new home sales slid 12.8% in July

US new home sales slid 12.8% in July amid higher prices and limited inventory

Hungary investigating local angles of Microsoft bribery case

Hungarian prosecutors say they have launched an investigation into a bribery scheme involving Microsoft's Hungarian office

Danish leader speaks with Trump amid Greenland…

Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen's office says she has had a phone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump amid a dispute about Greenland

VW recalls 679K cars in US to fix potential rollaway problem

Volkswagen is recalling about 679,000 cars in the U. S. to fix a problem that could let the cars to roll away unexpectedly

Japan leader says S. Korea ending intel deal…

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says South Korea's decision to cancel a deal to share military intelligence is damaging mutual trust

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After 45 years, G-7 endures despite the Trump tweets

For the 45th year in a row, seven of the most powerful people in the world will get together Saturday through Monday for an informal but influential summit in Biarritz, France.

Security squeeze in French resort for G-7 leaders…

Security is getting even tighter in the southern French beach resort of Biarritz ahead of the G-7 summit beginning this weekend

Australia, Vietnam concerned about China actions…

Australia and Vietnam have expressed concern over tensions in the disputed South China Sea, where Hanoi says China's gas survey ship has infringed on its territory and has disrupted Vietnam's exploration activities