Trump announces US-China trade truce, Huawei still on blacklist

U.S. 06/29/19, 09:09

President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping agreed Saturday, June 29 to a new cease-fire in a yearlong trade war between the two nations, but Huawei is still on the blacklist. During a 80-minute meeting with Xi, President Trump agreed not to proceed with plans to impose a 25 % ...

President Trump jokes to Putin: Not to meddle in upcoming US election

U.S. 06/28/19, 07:23

President Donald Trump playfully told President Vladimir Putin not to meddle in the 2020 U.S. election as the U.S. and Russian leaders were speaking to reporters in Japan on Friday, June 28. During a meeting held on the sidelines of G-20 Summit in Osaka, a reporter asked whether President Trump would ...

President Trump talks about trade, Iran, as he heads for Asia

U.S. 06/27/19, 13:33

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday, June 26, left the White House Oval Office, accompanied by Vice President Mike Pence. The president spoke with journalists on a number of issues before he left for Japan for the annual G-20 Summit held in Osaka, Japan, this year. President Trump kicked off the press ...

Update: 2nd hour of debate derailed by tech problems

2022 Campaign 06/26/19, 21:25

The Latest on the Democratic presidential debates (all times local): ___ 10:10 p.m. The second hour of the first Democratic presidential debate has been derailed by technical difficulties. As debate moderators Rachel Maddow and Chuck Todd took over Wednesday for the next round of the debate, the 10 candidates on stage were unable to ...

China Xi visits North Korea before a meeting with President Trump

World 06/20/19, 23:21

China leader Xi Jinping on Thursday, June 20, began a two-day state visit to North Korea, less than two weeks before he is expected to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at the G-20 summit in Japan. Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) has not any updated news about the visit. A ...

Update: North Korea worries linger as Trump leaves Japan

Politics 05/27/19, 19:57

The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Japan (all times local): 11 p.m. President Donald Trump appears to have offered little to reassure Japanese leaders on some of their key worries as he wraps up a four-day state visit. President Donald Trump toasts with Japanese Emperor Naruhito during a State Banquet at ...

Japan’s Abe talks trade with EU chiefs ahead of US visit

Europe 04/25/19, 11:13

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and top European Union officials are discussing trade, bilateral ties and North Korea, on the latest leg of Abe's international tour to prepare for the G-20 summit in June.The Japanese premier, EU Council President Donald Tusk and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker are likely Thursday ...

G-20 chiefs: World economic growth to revive later this year

Business 04/12/19, 23:43

The global economy is likely to pull out of a brief growth slump later this year — with a little help from the world's central banks and from U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators. Global finance leaders gathered from the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank agree ...

China’s Yi: Envoys discussed avoiding currency as trade tool

Business 03/09/19, 23:21

China's central bank governor says American and Chinese envoys discussed sticking to promises to avoid currency devaluations to boost exports during negotiations aimed at ending a tariff war.Yi Gang gave no indication the two sides reached any agreements during their latest round of talks in Washington beyond previous commitments made ...

Moscow says it’s open to having a Putin-Trump summit

Europe 12/24/18, 09:01

A senior Russian diplomat says Moscow is open to having a summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump.Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said in remarks carried Monday by the Interfax news agency that it's important to have a meeting between the two world leaders.They were going ...

Kremlin: Putin doesn’t feel snubbed by Trump canceling talks

Politics 12/04/18, 08:50

The Kremlin says President Donald Trump's refusal to have a full-fledged meeting with President Vladimir Putin hasn't ruffled the Russian leader. The two leaders had been scheduled to have talks on the sidelines of last week's Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires, but Trump abruptly canceled the encounter over the ...

Stocks climb after US-China trade truce; oil price surges

Business 12/03/18, 11:49

Stocks moved higher in morning trading on Wall Street Monday after the U.S. and China agreed to a 90-day truce in their escalating trade dispute.Technology companies led the rally, which followed gains in overseas markets as investors welcomed news of the temporary stand-down, which was agreed to over dinner between ...

Markets Right Now: Stocks open sharply higher on Wall Street

Business 12/03/18, 09:41

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):9:35 a.m.Stocks are opening sharply higher on Wall Street, following gains in overseas markets after the U.S. and China struck a 90-day truce in their trade dispute.The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped more than 400 points in early trading Monday following ...

Saudi crown prince in Algeria on tour of Arab nations

World 12/03/18, 07:26

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was holding meetings in Algeria as he continued his tour of Arab nations after attending the Group of 20 summit in Argentina.Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, left, is greeted by Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia upon his arrival at Algiers international airport, Algeria, ...

Shares advance in Asia following Xi-Trump tariffs truce

Business 12/03/18, 02:12

Asian markets were broadly higher on Monday after the U.S. and China reached a 90-day truce in a trade dispute that has dampened global growth and rattled investors worldwide.KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng surged 2.4 percent to 27,149.63 and the Shanghai Composite index jumped 2.5 percent to 2,651.53. ...

Trump and Xi agreement buys time in trade war

Politics 12/03/18, 01:33

The dinner-table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend produced something as vague as it was valuable: an agreement to keep talking.Forged over grilled sirloin at the Group of 20 summit Saturday in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the ceasefire Trump and Xi agreed to ...

S. Korea’s Moon: Trump wants to grant Kim Jong Un’s wishes

World 12/02/18, 22:30

South Korea's president says U.S. President Donald Trump told him he has a "very friendly view" of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and wants to grant his wishes if he denuclearizes. North Korea has sought security guarantees from the U.S. and relief from international sanctions. President Moon Jae-in's office quoted Moon ...

U.S.-China trade truce seen boosting U.S. stock market

Business 12/02/18, 20:13

The truce in the trade dispute between the U.S. and China should boost rattled financial markets, at least likely through year's end, experts say. But the stock market's wild gyrations of recent months likely will persist as the two countries strain to reach a permanent accord. "The all-clear sign hasn't flashed ...

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