International trade

November 17, 2017 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican on the House Foreign Affairs Committee says the Trump administration's decision to allow importation of body parts from African elephants shot for sport is the "wrong move at the wrong time." Rep. Ed Royce of California on Friday called on the administration to...
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November 17, 2017 - 1:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tilllerson called on African nations Friday to do more to isolate North Korea, which relies on trade and military relationships on the continent as a source of hard currency. Speaking to African foreign ministers at the State Department, Tillerson said North...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU social summit for fair jobs and growth in Gothenburg, Sweden, Friday, Nov. 17, 2017. (Jonas Ekstromer/TT News Agency via AP)
November 17, 2017 - 4:21 am
GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) — European Union leaders warned Britain Friday that it must do much more to convince them that Brexit talks should be broadened to cover future relations and trade from December. At an EU summit in Sweden, Prime Minister Theresa May's government was urged to clarify how much...
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November 16, 2017 - 11:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States said Thursday that Sudan will cut all military and trade ties to North Korea, a move that would be a significant victory in the Trump administration's efforts to isolate the Stalinist nation amid increasing tensions over the North's testing of nuclear weapons and...
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November 16, 2017 - 12:43 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have gained more flexibility if they want to try to sign star Japanese pitcher/outfielder Shohei Otani. They acquired an additional $500,000 for their international signing bonus pool from the Chicago White Sox in a trade for Brazilian right-hander Thyago...
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Former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad speaks at the ASEAN@50 in Retrospect, a regional Southeast Asia forum, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand. Mahathir, who led Malaysia through the final two decades of the 20th century and has waded back into its politics in recent months said Thursday the country’s current government is deeply problematic and “must go.” (AP Photo/Ted Anthony)
November 16, 2017 - 8:15 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The man who led Malaysia through the final two decades of the 20th century and has waded back into its politics in recent months says the country's current government is deeply problematic and "must go." "We are facing a lot of difficulties with a government that ignores the rule of...
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From left, Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, Indonesia President Joko Widodo, Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak and Thailand Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha link arms as they pose for a group photo during the East Asia Summit in Manila, Philippines on Tuesday Nov. 14, 2017. (Erik De Castro/Pool Photo via AP)
November 16, 2017 - 4:50 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Southeast Asian nations avoided mention Thursday of China's construction of islands in the South China Sea and a U.N.-linked arbitration ruling that invalidated Beijing's claims in the disputed waters in the latest show of China's regional clout. President Rodrigo Duterte...
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President Donald Trump waves as he walks on the South Lawn upon his return to the White House in Washington, from a five-nation Asia tour, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 14, 2017 - 9:17 pm
President Donald Trump declared his first Asian tour "tremendously successful" as he hopped on a plane bound for Washington. But when he landed at the White House late Tuesday he arrived with few concrete accomplishments in hand. As he jetted across the region, to five nations, six cities and three...
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U.S. President Donald Trump waves goodbye as he enters Air Force One after participating in the East Asia Summit, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Manila, Philippines. Trump finished a five country trip through Asia visiting Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 14, 2017 - 2:12 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's return from Asia: 7:55 a.m. (Hawaii time) For all the pageantry and promises on his lengthy Asia trip, President Donald Trump is returning to Washington with few concrete accomplishments in hand and leaving uncertain Asian capitals...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, center, shakes hands with Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, left, and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte during a photo session of the ASEAN-Canada 40th Commemorative session in Manila, Philippines, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 14, 2017 - 10:27 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he was angered and insulted on Tuesday by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's comments about the Philippine government's war on drugs, which has earned widespread condemnation for leaving thousands of suspects dead. Trudeau...
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