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China’s tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – 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 Read More

China’s tough trade rhetoric leaves talks with U.S. in limbo

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – 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 Read More

Tough talk from China leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo

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WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) – 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. A container is carried onto a truck in a logistics center near Tianjin Port, in northern China, May Read More

Italy’s antitrust watchdog to probe Google over abuse of market dominance

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Italy has joined a growing list of nations to challenge US tech giant Google in connection with alleged abuse of the corporation’s market power in the smart device sector. The Italian Antitrust Authority said it launched an investigation into antitrust practices. According to a statement, the move comes after Google refused to integrate the application Read More

U.S. Treasury secretary plans China visit as trade war clouds world economy

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he will likely travel to China soon to continue talks as Washington and Beijing seek to resolve a trade war that has cast a pall over the global economy and financial markets. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Read More

Cellphones and laptops on latest USTR China tariff list, drugs excluded

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A list of products subject to possible U.S. tariffs on about $300 billion of Chinese imports will include cellphones and laptop computers but not pharmaceuticals and rare earth materials, the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office said on Monday. It said a public hearing will be held on June 17 on its list of Read More

‘Easier & quicker’: Trump says tariffs are actually better than deal with China

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Increased levies on Chinese goods would work faster and better than a traditional agreement so there is no need to speed up ongoing trade talks, US President Donald Trump said after slapping Beijing with additional duties. The US’ decision to hike tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent came into effect on Friday, as the Read More

The debate behind Trump’s move to tighten Iran oil sanctions

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s unexpected decision to ban all Iranian oil purchases after May 1 – ending exemptions for eight nations – came after hawkish economic and security advisors allayed the president’s fears of an oil price hike, according to three sources familiar with the internal debate. FILE PHOTO: Oil tankers pass Read More

‘Women are not your bloody property!’: Indian politician hailed as hero for slapping groper

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Indian actress-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar has become a viral sensation this week for doling out swift justice after she was groped while campaigning in Bangalore. The Indian National Congress candidate faced a torrent of jeers and what appeared to be flying vegetables as she was making her way through heaving crowds in the city in southern Read More

Right-wing Israeli politician’s foot fetish VIDEO shows up on Pornhub

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An Israeli right-wing politician is reaching a whole new (and unexpected) audience after a video of him engaging in a bizarre foot-tickling interview appeared in Pornhub’s gay category. Leader of the Zehut party Moshe Feiglin appeared on a Ynet web series interview on Saturday, in which he engaged in mutual bare foot slaps and massages Read More