NEWSWORLDA.NEWS: Latest News and Analysis 17:56, 2019-08-25

Donald Trump says US, Japan have reached agreement 'in principle' on new trade pact

President Trump said Sunday the U.S. and Japan have agreed in principle on a new trade deal that calls for the Japanese to buy U.S. surplus corn.      ...

Donald Trump says US, Japan have reached agreement 'in principle' on new trade pact

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Trump Says U.S. and Japan Have Reached Trade Deal in Principle President Trump said the U.S. and Japan had reached a trade deal “in principle” that would pave the way for more U.S. farm exports to Japan, while dropping the threat of U.S. tariffs on Japanese cars....
12:14, 2019-08-26

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars, report says Japan is seeking to stay in President Trump’s good graces to avoid costly tariffs and retain positive relations with an ally that ensures its security against the likes of China and North Korea. ...
04:42, 2019-08-24

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no tariff cuts on Japan cars: Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, with Washington maintaining tariffs on Japanese autos but Tokyo cutting tariffs on U.S. beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday....
07:28, 2019-08-24

US Reaches Trade Deals With Japan, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday Washington had struck trade agreements with Tokyo that could be implemented without congressional approval, but stopped short of assuring Japan that new......
07:56, 2019-09-17

Trump says agreement reached with Guatemala to restrict asylum seekers Immigrant rights advocates say the ‘safe third country’ agreement is cruel and unlawful, though it could still be blockedDonald Trump announced Friday that Guatemala was signing an agreement to restrict asylum applications to the US, a move that immi...
21:28, 2019-07-27

PM Modi, Donald Trump Discuss Trade, Defence, 5G In Japan: 10 Points US President Donald Trump said today that he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi "have become great friends and our countries have never been closer". PM Modi and Mr Trump discussed various bilateral......
06:14, 2019-06-28

Japan, U.S. reach framework on new trade pact The broad deal retains U.S. tariffs on Japanese vehicles -- 2.5 percent on cars and 25 percent on trucks -- while removing barriers to beef and pork exports to Japan, media reports say. President Trump had threatened to raise levies on about $50 bill...
14:14, 2019-08-24

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no U.S. concessions seen - Nikkei The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday, with Tokyo making concessions on its agriculture but none immediately apparent from Washington on automobiles....
07:28, 2019-08-24

South Korea warns Japan of security pact risk, calls for 'cooling-off' in trade row South Korea is exploring all options in a bitter trade row with Japan, including scrapping an intelligence sharing pact, but wants a cooling off period with Tokyo, a senior South Korean official said on Saturday....
13:14, 2019-08-03

South Korea pulls out of intel sharing pact with Japan amid trade dispute Withdrawing from an intelligence sharing agreement with Japan alarmingly expands the scope of their trade dispute beyond being purely political and economic, making it also about security....
06:00, 2019-08-23

The Latest: Japan says Trump criticism of pact ‘irrelevant’ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Japan’s top government spokesman is responding to President Donald Trump’s criticism that the U.S.-Japan security pac...
10:42, 2019-06-27

Trump's criticism of U.S.-Japan security pact could be headache for Abe President Donald Trump's call for changes to the decades-old U.S.-Japan security treaty could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to revise Japan's pacifist constitution....
11:42, 2019-07-01

US and Mexico reach agreement to avoid tariffs, says US President Donald Trump President Donald Trump has said he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country "has agreed to take strong measures" to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States....
10:28, 2019-06-08

Pact is reached in Mozambique but prospects for peace still uncertain With a handshake, Mozambique's leaders hope to close the book on a decades-long conflict on Tuesday. But an election in October and new causes of violence mean lasting peace is far from assured....
12:56, 2019-08-06

Trump Says U.S. Has Reached Trade Deal With Mexico The U.S. has reached a deal to avoid tariffs on Mexican imports, President Trump tweeted Friday, saying Mexico had agreed to take “strong measures” to slow migration over the southern U.S. border....
03:28, 2019-06-08

Trump reassures Tokyo he will stick with security pact: Japan government U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday reassured Japan he was committed to a military treaty that both nations have described as a cornerstone of security in Asia, after a media report said he had spoken privately about withdrawing from the pact....
12:56, 2019-06-25

Japan denies report of Trump remarks on decades-old defense pact Japan has moved to swiftly deny a press report suggesting U.S. President Donald Trump is considering withdrawing from the 1951 U.S.-Japan security treaty....
15:56, 2019-06-25

Agreement reached to hold off Mexico tariffs President Trump tweeted Friday he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico. The Mexican Ambassador to the US said on Friday that the two countries will work together. (June 7)        ...
19:56, 2019-06-10

No agreement reached to stave off Mexico tariffs After two days of talks between U.S. officials and Mexico, there is no agreement between the two sides to stave off 5 percent tariffs that are expected to begin Monday. (June 6)        ...
05:28, 2019-06-07

Donald Trump’s ‘peace agreement’ is a betrayal of Afghanistan and its people | Simon Tisdall This cut-and-run policy will leave the country trapped in a conflict with the Taliban and fail the casualties of warIf Donald Trump has his way a “peace agreement” in Afghanistan will be finalised in the coming days. It’s a sure bet the US president ...
04:14, 2019-08-20

Trump says U.S. can sell to Huawei again after truce reached in trade war U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping called a truce to the trade war between the U.S. and China at the G20 summit in Japan. And as we suspected all along, Huawei was used as a bargaining chip. Bloomberg reports that the ...
16:14, 2019-06-29

Trump questions Japan defense pact, says if US is attacked, 'they can watch on a Sony television' President Donald Trump on Wednesday questioned the fairness of the United States's longstanding defense pact with Japan just days before heading to the country for the G-20 summit of world leaders....
16:00, 2019-06-26

UPDATE 1-Trump reassures Tokyo he will stick with security pact -Japan govt U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday reassured Japan he was committed to a military treaty that both nations have described as a cornerstone of security in Asia, after a media report said he had spoken privately about withdrawing from the pact....
14:00, 2019-06-25

Dutch PM Rutte hopes agreement will be reached on top EU jobs Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday said he hoped EU leaders would reach a decision on filling the bloc's top posts, but declined to speculate about the chances of Dutchmen Frans Timmermans becoming the next European Commission president....
11:28, 2019-07-02

Trump calls for taking up trade pact before infrastructure WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico before taking up a bill to boost the nation’s infrastructure. The president made his requ...
02:14, 2019-05-22

Pelosi Calls for Surgical Changes to Trump Trade Pact House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the pending U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement may need to be reopened and changed with surgical precision before the House will vote on the trade pact....
22:42, 2019-06-27

Motion filed after plea agreement reportedly reached in case against Nogales BP agent TUCSON – A plea agreement appears to have been reached Thursday in the case of Matthew Bowen, the Border Patrol agent accused of depriving a migrant of his rights under the color of law and falsifying records after he reportedly struck the flee...
00:00, 2019-08-13

Hunger strike ends after agreement is reached on Indigenous Peoples’ space in Ottawa Polson was protesting the fact the Algonquin Nation was not an equal partner in the redevelopment of the building in the former U.S. Embassy, which is meant to become a centre known as the Indigenous Peoples Space....
04:42, 2019-07-03

U.S., Japan have not discussed revising security pact: Japan Japan's top government spokesman said on Thursday that Japan and the United States have not discussed revising the U.S.-Japan security treaty after U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the defense pact in a television interview....
06:56, 2019-06-27

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
23:00, 2019-05-25

Trump to announce EU beef trade agreement: source U.S. President Donald Trump will formally announce an agreement to open up European markets to more U.S. beef exports, a person familiar with the deal told Reuters....
14:28, 2019-08-02

Trump to trigger process to accelerate congressional vote on N.A. trade pact The White House plans to trigger a process that would allow President Trump to submit his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to Congress within 30 days, a challenge to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who had warned against such a step....
00:42, 2019-05-31

Trump says U.S. and Mexico have reached a deal on trade and migration, with the threat of tariffs on Mexican imports ‘indefinitely suspended’ “I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico,” President Trump tweeted Friday. “The Tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefinitely suspend...
02:56, 2019-06-08

Global pact to fight workplace violence and harassment nears agreement A global treaty aimed at protecting workers from violence and harassment is expected to be agreed next month, though some "tricky" issues remain, the International Labour Organization (ILO) said on Wednesday....
15:56, 2019-05-29

Japan To Buy 105 F-35 US Stealth Warplanes: Donald Trump Japan plans to buy 105 US-made stealth warplanes, US President Donald Trump said on Monday, giving it the largest F35 fleet of any US ally, according to the American leader....
12:42, 2019-05-27

President Donald Trump in Japan for state visit U.S President Donald Trump arrived for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era.        ...
18:56, 2019-05-26

Donald Trump arrives in Japan to cement 'powerful' ties US President Trump has touched down in Tokyo, kicking off a four-day visit to the Far East. Trade will be the main focus of the trip, but sports and a meeting with the new Japanese emperor are also on the agenda....
18:14, 2019-05-25

Donald Trump speaks to U.S. troops to conclude 4-day Japan visit President Donald Trump left Tokyo Tuesday afternoon after a four-day state visit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, making foreign and domestic news....
16:14, 2019-05-28

Donald Trump Says "Unfair" Defence Treaty With Japan Needs To Be Changed US President Donald Trump on Saturday said he had told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the......
20:42, 2019-06-29

Donald Trump Becomes First Foreign Leader To Meet Japan's New Emperor Donald Trump on Monday became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan's newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito -- an honour Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes will help charm the US president when it comes......
08:14, 2019-05-27

Donald Trump in Japan ahead of G20 summit: 'We take care of our allies' U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Thursday for the G20 summit, where he'll meet with world leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping....
15:00, 2019-06-27

Donald Trump Arrives In Japan At Start Of State Visit US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Saturday for a four-day trip likely to be dominated by warm words and friendly images, but relatively light on substantive progress over trade....
20:42, 2019-05-25

Donald Trump welcomes Japan's offer of mediation with Iran President acknowledges Abe’s close links to Tehran and says US ‘would like to talk’ Donald Trump has said he would support Shinzo Abe’s efforts to act as a mediator between the US and Iran, as reports suggested the Japanese prime minister would visit...
12:00, 2019-05-27

'Agreement in principle' reached with Taliban to withdraw 5,000 US troops within five months U.S. negotiators agreed to remove 5,000 troops over the next five months if the Taliban meets conditions in the agreement. Trump still has to approve the deal.        ...
00:14, 2019-09-03

'Americans stand' With Japan Mass Stabbing Victims: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said Tuesday that Americans "stand with the people of Japan" after a mass stabbing attack south of Tokyo in which two people were feared dead....
04:28, 2019-05-28

Donald Trump’s steam catapult speech grabs headlines in Japan President Donald Trump's preference for steam-powered catapults on U.S. aircraft carriers is drawing attention in Japan, where Trump recently met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for a multi-day summit....
20:00, 2019-05-29

Brazil foreign trade secretary says EU-Mercosur trade pact still under review A proposed agreement between the Mercosur trade bloc and the European Union is being reviewed by lawyers, a process that may take six to seven months to finalize, Brazilian Foreign Trade Secretary Marcos Troyjo said on Tuesday....
18:42, 2019-08-27

Donald Trump's trade war hurting China more than US, says IMF Brexit uncertainty and impact of Iran sanctions also likely to slow world growth, says FundDonald Trump’s claim that his protectionist measures are hurting China more than the US has received support from the International Monetary Fund in new foreca...
17:14, 2019-07-23

"A Little Squabble," Says Donald Trump On US China Trade War U.S. President Donald Trump insisted on Tuesday that trade talks with China have not collapsed and called the widening U.S.-China tariff war "a little squabble," even as his administration readies 25%......
20:56, 2019-05-14

Possible We May Make Trade Deal With China: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday it was possible he would emerge from a meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping this week with a deal that means there was no need to impose more tariffs on......
20:56, 2019-06-26

Donald Trump Says September Trade Talks With China "Still On" President Donald Trump said Thursday the planned trade talks with China set for September will go ahead, and the sides continue to negotiate by phone....
04:14, 2019-08-16

"Not Ready" For US-China Trade Deal, Says Donald Trump President Donald Trump cast more doubt on chances for a trade deal with Beijing on Friday, signaling he might cancel talks set for September amid an intensifying US-China trade war....
01:56, 2019-08-10

Take That, Trump: Aerosmith Has Asked Donald Trump To Stop Playing Their Hit 1998 Single ‘President Donald Trump Rocks’ At His Rallies One of America’s biggest rock bands has just drawn a line in the sand and made it 100% clear that they don’t want their name attached to the current presidential administration in any way. Aerosmith has asked Donald Trump to stop playing their 1998 s...
17:28, 2019-05-02

U.S. president confirms no withdrawal from security pact: Japan Japan's top government spokesman said on Tuesday the United States has confirmed its defense treaty with Japan after a report suggested U.S. President Donald Trump considered withdrawing from the pact....
11:14, 2019-06-25

Donald Trump launches attack on China over trade 'rip-off' – as it happened Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as stock markets and the pound fallSterling slumps further as fears mount over no-deal Brexit Chief of British Gas owner Centrica to step down as it posts loss Mark Carney fails to make shortlist fo...
16:56, 2019-07-30

Donald Trump Warns China To Not "Retaliate" Against US Trade Tariffs President Donald Trump on Monday warned China not to retaliate after Washington raised punitive duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent....
23:00, 2019-05-13

Donald Trump says he’s confident China wants to reach trade deal President Trump said Monday he’s confident that China is sincere about wanting to reopen talks to end the escalating trade war between the two countries that has sent tariffs soaring. “I think they want to make a deal very badly,” T...
22:14, 2019-08-26

Donald Trump Asks Theresa May To "Stick Around" For Trade Deal May gave Trump a copy of one of the most significant documents in the transatlantic "special relationship" -- a framed copy of Winston Churchill's personal draft of the 1941 Atlantic Charter that......
15:42, 2019-06-04

Donald Trump Says China Is Killing Us With Unfair Trade Deals U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his tough stance on China's economic and trade policies would ultimately benefit the American economy, even as Beijing signalled it could strike back by......
01:14, 2019-08-08

Donald Trump Says He Has "A Feeling" US Will Make Trade Deal With China US President Donald Trump voiced confidence Wednesday that the United States and China would strike a deal in their high-stakes trade standoff. The two countries have hit each other with steep tariffs......
19:56, 2019-06-12

EU Leaders Round On Donald Trump Over Trade Threats At G7 Summit EU leaders rounded on US President Donald Trump over his trade threats on Saturday as they arrived in the chic French seaside resort of Biarritz for a G7 summit overshadowed by trans-Atlantic tensions......
07:56, 2019-08-25

US-China Trade Talks Resume, Donald Trump Says Deal Still "Possible" US and Chinese officials returned to the bargaining table late Thursday amid a sudden flare-up in hostilities, while President Donald Trump held out hopes of salvaging a trade deal....
05:42, 2019-05-10

"China Was Killing Us With Unfair Trade Deals," Says Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his tough stance on China's economic and trade policies would ultimately benefit the American economy, even as Beijing signalled it could strike back by......
11:42, 2019-08-08

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. The $70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the U.S. is dwar...
06:00, 2019-05-25

Trump says he’ll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’ll hold trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week at a summit of nations in Japan. In an escalating trade dispute with Beijing, Trump has already imposed 25% tariffs on $250 billion...
17:42, 2019-06-18

Trump at G-20: There Will Be 'Very Big' Trade Deals With India, Japan President Trump struck a conciliatory tone with other world leaders as the Group of 20 summit got started in Japan, soothing worries that he would provoke fresh tensions....
05:56, 2019-06-28

US rebukes South Korea for scrapping security pact with Japan A dispute between South Korea and Japan is strengthening China’s hand at the expense of both countries as well as the United States, according to leading defense officials....
05:56, 2019-08-29

Donald Trump tweets ‘great progress’ in Japanese trade negotiations President Trump tweeted early today that “great progress being made in trade negotiations with Japan,” where he’s conducting talks with that country’s leaders. He added “agriculture and beef heavily in play.” But h...
14:56, 2019-05-26

US Plans To Give $15 Billion Aid To Farmers Amid Trade War: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration was planning to provide about $15 billion in aid to help US farmers whose products may be targeted with tariffs by China in a deepening......
18:00, 2019-05-14

US President Donald Trump terminates preferential trade status for India Washington accuses New Delhi of deploying a wide range of trade barriers that negatively affect US commerce. Media reports say that India could impose higher import duties on US goods in response to Trump's latest move....
10:28, 2019-06-01

Donald Trump claims trade war is working as China's economy slows Chinese economic growth falls to slowest pace since 1992 – but is expanding faster than the USDonald Trump has claimed that his tariff battle with China is working after official data from Beijing showed growth in the world’s second biggest economy d...
09:56, 2019-07-16

Donald Trump to land in UK amid rising anger over trade demands US ambassador’s suggestion that NHS should be ‘on the table’ in future negotiations sparks alarmDonald Trump will land in the UK on Monday amid anger over comments made by his ambassador suggesting the NHS should be “on the table” in future trade neg...
01:00, 2019-06-03

U.S., Mexico start trade talks after Donald Trump's tariff threat Top economic officials of the U.S. and Mexican governments meet in Washington Monday to discuss trade, just days after President Donald Trump threatened tariffs if Mexico doesn't stop migrants from crossing the border....
16:42, 2019-06-03

President Donald Trump slams China as U.S. begins new trade talks The United States and China resumed trade negotiations Tuesday in Shanghai, for the first talks away from the capital cities of Washington and Beijing....
01:14, 2019-07-31

Donald Trump launches attack on China over trade 'rip-off' – business live Rolling coverage of business, economics and markets as US president’s criticism drags down stock marketsSterling slumps further as fears mount over no-deal Brexit Chief of British Gas owner Centrica to step down as it posts loss Mark Carney fails to ...
14:28, 2019-07-30

How Donald Trump’s trade tariff tweet put Mexico’s back to the wall U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to impose a five per cent tariff on Mexican goods in an attempt to prevent asylum seekers from entering the U.S. at the southern border....
14:00, 2019-05-31

President Donald Trump says U.S., Chinese trade negotiators will meet Thursday President Donald Trump said the United States and China were set to hold new trade talks on Thursday, although he said they would be on a "different level."...
23:00, 2019-08-29

Tariffs: Donald Trump's trust in trade war tactic is big electoral gamble Following his instincts, the president has slapped tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports but the consequences are unpredictableDonald Trump’s obsession with tariffs may be based on one of his few core beliefs. Or it may be part of a grand strategy to ...
11:56, 2019-05-12

Trade Wars: Duties Imposed By Donald Trump And US Trading Partners Donald Trump has rattled the world trade order by imposing unilateral tariffs to combat what he calls unfair trade practices by China, the European Union and other major trading partners of the United......
10:14, 2019-05-06

Donald Trump and Theresa May discuss climate change, Huawei and trade US president Donald Trump is on his first state visit to the UK. Amid the ceremony and speeches, he discussed cybersecurity with UK Prime Minister Theresa May...
18:14, 2019-06-04

Donald Trump’s UK trade promises are hot air – his aim is Brexit chaos | Michael H Fuchs If Boris Johnson seriously believes the US will shower rewards on Britain after leaving the EU he is mistakenAs the UK races towards a potential no-deal Brexit, President Donald Trump is cheering it on. But Brexit – especially without a deal in place...
20:28, 2019-08-20

Donald Trump Says European Union Treats US Worse Than China Does On Trade US President Donald Trump said the European Union is less fair to the United States on trade than even China, which is embroiled in a months-long trade war with Washington....
02:56, 2019-05-18

Trump, Xi set for high-stakes trade war talks in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage trade talks or plunge the world's two largest economies into a deeper trade war....
02:14, 2019-06-29

Trump hopes to announce more on trade deal with Japan very soon The United States and Japan hope to have more to announce very soon on a trade deal, President Donald Trump said on Monday after meeting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a state visit....
10:42, 2019-05-27

Trump, Abe say U.S. and Japan have agreed in principle on trade deal The United States and Japan agreed in principle on Sunday to core elements of a trade deal that U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said they hoped to sign in New York next month....
19:28, 2019-08-25

Trump to Press for Trade Deal in Trip to Japan President Trump travels to Japan this week to keep up the pressure for a trade deal that has raised hackles among Japanese companies, while showing he is still aligned with Tokyo on North Korea policy....
18:14, 2019-05-21

Trump, in Japan, says Tokyo has ‘substantial’ trade advantage over US President Trump, in his first day of a four-day visit to Japan, said in Tokyo on Saturday that the country has a “substantial” trade over the U.S. -- and that he hopes a future trade agreement will rebalance the situation....
23:28, 2019-05-25

If Trump wants tariffs with China, then look to Taiwan and Japan for trade With both sides retreating to their respective corners, it appears the trade conflict between the United States and China, the two largest economies in the world, isn’t going to end anytime soon....
04:42, 2019-05-21

South Korea Ends Pact to Share Military Information With Japan The defense agreement allowed the countries to share intelligence on North Korea’s military, and the decision weakens the U.S. alliance network in East Asia....
13:42, 2019-08-22

Donald Trump 'Not Ready' For China Trade Deal, Dismisses Recession Fears U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House officials dismissed concerns that economic growth may be faltering, saying on Sunday they saw little risk of recession despite a volatile week on global......
11:00, 2019-08-19

China Trade Talks "Back On Track", New Tariffs On Hold: Donald Trump The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in......
11:56, 2019-07-01

Donald Trump: Hong Kong crackdown would hurt China trade deal The US president has said that he'd "like to see Hong Kong worked out in a very humanitarian fashion." Trump warned that a Tiananmen Square-style crackdown would damage talks on a US-China trade deal....
16:14, 2019-08-19

Is China ready to negotiate? Donald Trump has no clue on how to deliver a trade deal. China isn't going to be forced to change by a U.S. president who has isolated his country on the world stage and can't see beyond his tweets: Our view       ...
02:14, 2019-08-27

Donald Trump welcomes Japanese PM Shinzo Abe to White House for trade talks President Donald Trump welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to the White House on Friday as the two leaders prepared for a weekend of trade talks....
14:48, 2019-04-28

U.S., China agree to renewed trade talks as Donald Trump, Xi Jinping prepare for G20 Ahead of the G20 economic summit in Japan this week, the United States and China have agreed to officially resume trade negotiations with designs on ending a trade conflict that's now into its second year....
19:14, 2019-06-25

Markets fall sharply as Donald Trump attacks China over trade talks US president sends series of tweets and suggests agreement might be delayedMarkets have fallen sharply across Europe after Donald Trump reignited trade war fears with a series of tweets attacking China’s handling of negotiations with the US.With a tw...
02:00, 2019-07-31

Japan, Taking a Page From Trump, Uses Trade Against South Korea Tokyo has moved to limit exports of chemicals to big chip makers like Samsung, citing vague national security concerns. Seoul says a political dispute is the real reason....
12:14, 2019-07-15

Trump hopeful about trade deal with Japan; host not as optimistic President Donald Trump is hopeful about a trade agreement with Japan by August though his host at the summit in Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is not nearly as optimistic....
18:56, 2019-05-27

Trump hopeful about trade deal with Japan; host not as optimitic President Donald Trump is hopeful about a trade agreement with Japan by August though his host at the summit in Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, is not nearly as optimistic....
17:42, 2019-05-27

Trump says US reaches trade deals with Japan, no vote needed President Donald Trump said Monday that the U.S. has reached initial trade agreements with Japan on tariff barriers and digital trade that will not require congressional approval....
07:28, 2019-09-17

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit and trade talks Visit will stress ties between the two countries as tensions over exports rise amid the US-China trade warDonald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday for a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as ...
14:28, 2019-05-25

Trump fetes sumo champ in Japan before grappling with trade Visit to sumo wrestling’s spiritual home followed by golf and burgers as Abe tries to keep president on sideOn one side of the sumo ring stood a tall, hefty man with an unconventional hairstyle, bowing and smiling as the crowd applauded; opposite Don...
15:14, 2019-05-26

Trump and Xi trade talks loom large over G20 meeting in Japan The US and Chinese presidents are expected to discuss the year-long dispute, but experts say substantive agreement is unlikelyTrade talks between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping are expected to dominate the upcoming G20 summit in Osaka, where the two lea...
06:00, 2019-06-26

Trump says U.S. reaches trade deals with Japan, no vote needed U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that the United States has reached initial trade agreements with Japan on tariff barriers and digital trade that will not require congressional approval....
02:42, 2019-09-17

UPDATE 1-Trump, Xi set for high-stakes trade war talks in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are set for a high-stakes meeting in Japan on Saturday that could salvage trade talks or plunge the world's two largest economies into a deeper trade war....
05:00, 2019-06-29

Trump, Xi hold high-stakes trade war talks at G20 in Japan U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was open to a potentially "historic" trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping, as they began talks that could ease tensions or plunge the world's two largest economies into a deeper trade war....
06:00, 2019-06-29

How the U.S.-China Trade War Reached a Turning Point Since December, a truce has kept the trade war between the world’s two biggest economies from escalating. Under the agreement between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, the U.S. postponed indefinitely a threatened increase,...
07:00, 2019-05-06

South Korea officially notifies Japan of ending of intelligence-sharing pact: NHK South Korea has officially notified Japan that it is ending their intelligence-sharing pact, public broadcaster NHK reported, citing the Japanese foreign ministry....
11:14, 2019-08-23

South Korea Withdrawal From Intelligence Pact With Japan Caught U.S. by Surprise, Top Official Says U.S. national security officials were blindsided last week when South Korea said it was withdrawing from an intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, the Pentagon’s senior Asia policy official said Wednesday....
02:14, 2019-08-29

South Korea scraps intelligence-sharing pact with Japan in blow to US alliance South Korea is ending its intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, delivering a blow to U.S. and allied missile defenses, in a dispute over human rights abuses during World War II....
12:00, 2019-08-23

White House 'ordered USS ship named after John McCain to be kept away from Donald Trump' on visit to Japan The White House ordered the US Navy to keep a warship named after late senator John McCain out of Donald Trump's sight during his trip to Japan, officials have said....
15:42, 2019-05-30

Amid Trade Talks, Donald Trump Takes Golf Buddy Shinzo Abe For Rematch He played with Tiger Woods earlier this year, but on the golf course Saturday US President Donald Trump faced an easier -- and more familiar -- opponent: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
14:52, 2019-04-28

G20 summit: Donald Trump and Xi Jinping reach deal to restart US-China trade talks President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to resume talks in a year-long trade war that has fuelled a global economic slowdown....
10:14, 2019-06-29

Trump slammed Japan for having a ‘substantial edge’ over the US on trade as tensions simmer Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump said Japan had a "substantial edge" over the US on trade while speaking to business leaders in Tokyo. Trade tensions between both countries are simmering amid the US and China's back-and-forth tariffs o...
04:00, 2019-05-26

Japan, a Champion of Free Trade, Takes a Page From Trump's Playbook Japan’s decision to use its technology exports as a weapon in diplomatic combat signals a strategy upheaval for a resource-poor country long aware of its vulnerability in an interconnected world....
14:28, 2019-07-02

Trump celebrates 'progress' in trade negotiations during eventful Japan visit President Trump is celebrating a busy trip to Japan, where he says he is making headway on a trade deal, in addition to taking in the culture by presenting a new sumo championship....
09:42, 2019-05-27

Japan woos Trump with pomp and circumstance, looks to avoid trade battle Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will treat U.S. President Donald Trump to an imperial banquet, front row seats at a sumo tournament and a trip to the country's biggest warship on a state visit as Tokyo seeks to avoid a bust-up over trade....
08:14, 2019-05-22

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as trade tensions loom U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo even as trade tensions loom....
16:28, 2019-05-25

Japan calls US trade deal ‘very valuable,’ denies it gave Trump too much Japan’s top government spokesman denied on Monday that Tokyo made too many concessions in trade talks with the United States, saying the fact the two countries were able to reach a broad agreement was “very valuable.” The United Sta...
15:01, 2019-08-26

Asia markets set to trade cautiously; Trump is in Japan for a state visit Stocks in Asia were set to trade cautiously on Monday, amid U.S. President Donald Trump's state visit to Japan against the backdrop of global trade tensions....
02:14, 2019-05-27

Trump digs at Japan for 'substantial' trade advantage and calls for more investment in US The president's state visit comes amid tensions with carmaker Toyota over potential auto tariffs. Trump has repeatedly threatened Japanese and European carmakers with tariffs....
16:14, 2019-05-25

U.S., Japan rush to finish trade deal by Trump’s tight deadline While President Trump told reporters that the U.S. wouldn’t impose new tariffs on autos and auto parts imported from Japan “at this moment,” the president wasn’t clear if he’d agreed to that as a concession....
14:00, 2019-09-05

Opinion: The world has reached a crossroads in trade policy It's not too late for US trading partners to decide which path to take: one based on retaliation leading to trade destruction, or a path where tariffs are reduced. The window to decide is closing, says Dennis Snower....
13:28, 2019-08-15

EU leaders fail to reach agreement on replacements for Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker European Union leaders have failed to reach an agreement on who should replace the likes of Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker as they gathered for a summit in Brussels....
05:14, 2019-06-21

South Korea to scrap intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid dispute over history South Korea said on Thursday it will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, drawing a swift protest from Tokyo and deepening a decades-old dispute over history that has hit trade and undercut security cooperation over North Korea....
06:56, 2019-08-23

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports, but Donald Trump insists U.S. is well-positioned in trade fight The new duties, announced Monday, will take effect on June 1, escalating a trade war as negotiations between the two countries have stalled.        ...
00:28, 2019-05-14

Tariffs as a weapon? Immigration deal with Mexico may embolden Donald Trump in trade talks with China White House says threat of tariffs helped the U.S. reach an immigration deal with Mexico. Could it have the same result in trade talks with China?       ...
22:00, 2019-06-11

South Korea scraps military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan South Korea is scrapping its military intelligence-sharing agreement with Japan, the latest escalation in a trade dispute that threatens global supply chains for smartphones and other gadgets....
21:14, 2019-08-22

Japan adopts long-term emissions strategy under Paris Agreement Japan's cabinet adopted a long-term emissions reduction strategy under the Paris Agreement on Tuesday, including the goal to be carbon-neutral soon after 2050....
14:28, 2019-06-11

President Trump Opened His State Visit to Japan by Needling the Japanese on Trade (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United States. “Maybe that’s why you like me so much,” he joshed. Trump also promoted the U.S...
19:28, 2019-05-25

Trump arrives in Japan, kicking off 4-day state visit with trade talks at its center President Trump and first lady Melania Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, kicking off a highly anticipated state visit -- with the president to become the first foreign leader to meet Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito....
12:14, 2019-05-25

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs amid EU, Japan trade talks President Trump faces a May 18 deadline over how to proceed with his threat to slap a tariff of as much as 25 percent on imported cars and parts in the name of U.S. national security....
20:00, 2019-05-15

Trump presses Japan over trade gap, expects 'good things' from North Korea U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday to even out a trade imbalance with the United States and said he was happy with how things were going with North Korea but was in no rush to reach a peace deal....
10:42, 2019-05-27

Japan says ending intelligence pact shows South Korea fails to appreciate North Korean threat Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate the growing national security threat posed by North Korean missiles....
06:56, 2019-08-23

Trump will meet China's Xi to discuss trade on Saturday morning in Japan: White House The meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to be the most closely watched event at the G-20 summit in Osaka....
07:00, 2019-06-27

China's Xi, Japan PM Abe agreed on need for 'free, fair trade': Japan official Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on Thursday to work together to promote "free and fair trade" as they discussed a wide range of topics including a "complicated" global economic landscape, a Japanese official...
17:28, 2019-06-27

Donald Trump will present huge 'President's Cup' trophy to sumo wrestling champ at tournament in Japan Donald Trump will attend a sumo wrestling tournament in Tokyo, and he has his own huge trophy -- the 'President's Cup' -- for the tournament champion.        ...
20:14, 2019-05-25

Trade curbs for South Korea to hit exports of Japan's chip-making gear: Japan lawmaker Japan's plan to drop South Korea from its "white list" of nations with minimum trade curbs will probably hit 630 billion yen ($5.8 billion) in annual exports of microchip-making gear to its neighbor, a Japanese lawmaker said on Wednesday....
16:00, 2019-07-24

Hedge fund manager Kyle Bass says a US-China trade deal can't be reached Billionaire hedge fund manager Kyle Bass is doubtful a trade deal between the U.S. and China can be reached and believes rate cuts are less effective these days....
23:14, 2019-07-25

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’...
11:42, 2019-06-13

Mexico Ratifies Trade Pact with U.S., Canada Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly voted for a broad revision of trade rules between the United States, Canada and Mexico—making the nation the first of the three partners to ratify the pact designed to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement....
00:00, 2019-06-20

Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Seoul leader Moon Jae-in discuss Japan security agreement Defense chief Mark Esper and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed trilateral security cooperation with Japan on Friday, amid a trade and diplomatic dispute between the Asian neighbors....
18:42, 2019-08-09

Post-Brexit trade pact with US may take some time, says Liam Fox Trade secretary says there are potential complications and no deal can be agreed pre-BrexitThe international trade secretary, Liam Fox, has said a post-Brexit trade arrangement with the US may take longer to agree than some people hope, after reports...
11:56, 2019-07-15

Lighthizer says he can 'work out' Democrat concerns over trade pact U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said he believes core concerns held by Democratic lawmakers over enforcement of labor and environmental provisions in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement can be sorted out quickly....
23:42, 2019-06-19

Brazil official says EU-Mercosur trade pact still under review Brazilian Deputy Economy Minister for Foreign Trade Marcos Troyjo said on Tuesday that a proposed agreement between the Mercosur trade bloc and the European Union is being revised by lawyers, a process that may take 6-to-7 months to finalize....
23:28, 2019-08-27

U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
22:00, 2019-05-30

Bolton says US ready to negotiate post-Brexit trade pact with UK National Security Adviser John Bolton said after meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that a piecemeal approach to trade negotiations was "not unprecedented."        ...
05:56, 2019-08-15

EU signs free trade agreement with Vietnam The European Union has signed a landmark free trade deal with Vietnam. The agreement needs approval from the European Parliament, with concerns from some lawmakers about the country's human rights record....
15:00, 2019-06-30

Reading the tea leaves: What's behind Donald Trump's sudden shift in tone on China trade talks? Some analysts believe the president's threats to increase China tariffs are a pressure tactic to get Beijing to sign off on a new trade deal.        ...
18:56, 2019-05-07

U.S. tech firms tell Congress: Pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact now Eleven trade groups on Monday urged U.S. lawmakers to pass the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement as soon as possible but warned Congress not to let the Trump administration change the thresholds for duty-free shipments into the United States....
21:42, 2019-09-09

Tech firms want Congress to pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade pact soon The joint letter, signed by Internet Association, the Semiconductor Industry Association and other trade groups, said the new trilateral agreement would set global standards for access and usage of digital trade....
03:00, 2019-09-10

Canada Introduces Legislation to Ratify North American Trade Pact Canada’s Liberal government introduced legislation that would ratify the revised version of the North American free-trade pact, moving ahead less than two weeks after the Trump administration lifted tariffs on the country’s steel and aluminum exports...
08:00, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
20:42, 2019-05-30

Oil steady as fate of output pact unclear, U.S.-China trade war lingers Oil prices steadied on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
15:28, 2019-06-10

Pelosi says U.S. lawmakers trying to move ahead on Mexico, Canada trade pact U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Democratic lawmakers made clear to Mexican officials they wanted to move forward with the new North American trade agreement....
01:14, 2019-06-06

UPDATE 4-U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
00:56, 2019-05-31

Asia Pacific trade pact can go on without India 'for the time being:' Malaysian PM Mahathir Sixteen Asia Pacific countries have been negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership since 2013, with India's reluctance to open up its markets a major sticking point....
01:00, 2019-06-24

UPDATE 3-U.S. wants new trade pact with Canada, Mexico passed by summer -Pence U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Thursday he was pushing to get the U.S. Congress to ratify the new North American trade agreement this summer after both Canada and Mexico signaled they are ready to start the approval process....
23:28, 2019-05-30

John Bolton Says the U.S. Is Ready to Negotiate a Post-Brexit Trade Pact LONDON (AP) — The United States is ready to negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal with the U.K. “in pieces” to help speed the process as Britain prepares to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, National Security Adviser John Bolton sai...
09:28, 2019-08-13

Japan says South Korea fails to grasp North Korea threat with scrapping of pact Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact was regrettable and showed it failed to appreciate the growing security threat posed by North Korea....
11:14, 2019-08-23

Mexico first to ratify new North American trade agreement Mexico has become the first country to ratify the new trilateral trade deal pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump as a replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement....
22:28, 2019-06-20

Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing? The newly signed African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a mammoth project with little chance of ever coming true by others....
12:00, 2019-07-09

EU, South American Countries Reach Agreement on Trade The European Union and South America’s Mercosur customs union clinched a deal that forges a trade bloc of 780 million people after 20 years of contentious negotiations....
02:42, 2019-06-29

Donald Trump wants Brexit impasse 'resolved soon' in order to strike trade deal with UK, Mike Pompeo says The United States has urged Prime Minister Theresa May and the Government to resolve the impasse over Brexit in order to push ahead with a trade deal with the UK....
18:42, 2019-05-08

U.S. trade representative says he can resolve Democrats' concerns on North America pact quickly The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat outlined roadblocks to the deal's approval....
22:14, 2019-06-19

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi cites key problems in way of USMCA trade pact approval U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday outlined several key impediments to congressional approval of a U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to arrive in Washington to push for ...
17:00, 2019-06-19

UPDATE 5-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
02:42, 2019-05-18

UPDATE 3-U.S. trade rep says he can resolve Democrats' concerns on North America pact quickly The top U.S. trade negotiator said on Wednesday he is ready to work with lawmakers "sooner rather than later" to address concerns over a new North American pact, even as a leading Democrat outlined roadblocks to the deal's approval....
21:42, 2019-06-19

Historic African free trade agreement enters into force JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African leaders are celebrating the entry into force of a continental free trade agreement that creates what they call the world’s largest trading market of 1.2 billion people. The agreement that entered into force on Thursd...
13:00, 2019-05-30

Alice Cooper explains 'death pact' with wife: 'We have a life pact' Alice Cooper made headlines this weekend when it was reported that he and his wife had a "death pact," but explained later that it's not a suicide pact....
20:00, 2019-06-24

U.S.-British trade pact won't pass Congress if Good Friday deal harmed: Pelosi There is no chance the U.S. Congress would approve a planned U.S.-British trade deal if Britain's exit from the European Union undermines the landmark 1998 Good Friday peace agreement for Northern Ireland, House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelos...
05:00, 2019-08-15

UPDATE 4-U.S. lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals, boosting trade pact's outlook The United States struck deals on Friday to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact....
00:28, 2019-05-18

Pelosi warns U.S.-UK trade pact won't pass Congress if Good Friday deal is undermined There is no chance that a trade agreement between the United States and Britain will pass Congress if Brexit undermines the Good Friday peace accord between Ireland and Northern Ireland, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday....
17:56, 2019-08-14

UK PM Hopeful Reiterates Post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement With India Britain's prime ministerial candidate Jeremy Hunt has reached out to the Indian diaspora to boost his chances against Boris Johnson, reiterating his plans to strengthen the "incredibly important"......
22:56, 2019-07-06

Mexico urges U.S. to ratify new NAFTA deal: ‘We want that free trade agreement’ The leaders of Mexico, the U.S. and Canada signed the new trade agreement last year after a long negotiation, but it requires ratification in each country's legislature to take effect....
16:14, 2019-05-01

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after US lifts metals tariffs Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum....
17:56, 2019-05-18

Canada vows 'full steam ahead' on ratifying trade pact after U.S. lifts metals tariffs Canada will move quickly to ratify the new North American trade pact, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Saturday, a day after the United States agreed to lift tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum....
01:28, 2019-05-19

Mnuchin cites 'conceptual' enforcement agreement ahead of China trade talks If the two countries can't strike "a deal that's good for us," then President Trump is "perfectly fine continuing the tariffs," Mnuchin says....
18:00, 2019-09-09

Donald Trump's security adviser says UK will be 'first in line' for trade deal with US The UK will be "first in line" for a trade deal with the US, Donald Trump's national security adviser has said following a meeting with Boris Johnson in London....
01:57, 2019-08-13

Trump says deal reached on spending, debt limit President Donald Trump said on Monday a two-year deal had been reached with congressional leaders to raise the Treasury Department's borrowing authority and to set budget spending caps....
01:00, 2019-07-23

Trump Jr to testify before Senate committee after deal reached Agreement averts confrontation over subpoena of president’s son in Russia investigationDonald Trump Jr will testify in a closed-door interview with the Senate intelligence committee next month, pulling the two sides back from a confrontation over a s...
04:14, 2019-05-15

Trump suspends tariffs on Mexico after deal on immigration reached U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that he has indefinitely suspended the threat of tariffs against Mexico after reaching "a signed agreement" on immigration....
03:28, 2019-06-08

Trump says he'll drop Mexico tariff as deal reached on migrants Mexico promised new steps to stem an influx of illegal migration into the U.S., Trump said. The deal preempts Trump's planned 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to the U.S. starting Monday....
04:00, 2019-06-08

Ukraine embassy says DNC operative reached out for dirt on Trump in 2016 Ukraine's embassy wrote that a Democratic National Committee (DNC) insider reached out in 2016 seeking dirt on President Trump's team, according to a bombshell new report Thursday that further fueled Republican allegations that Democrats were the one...
03:42, 2019-05-03

Mnuchin strikes positive note ahead of China trade talks, cites 'conceptual' enforcement agreement If the two countries can't strike "a deal that's good for us," then President Trump is "perfectly fine continuing the tariffs," Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said....
16:28, 2019-09-09

Trump Throws Huawei a Lifeline, but It Hasn't Reached Safe Harbor Yet President Trump’s decision to allow U.S. products to be sold to Huawei eases the administration’s toughest measure against the hobbled Chinese tech company, though it isn’t clear how far the reprieve will go....
00:00, 2019-07-01

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister...
05:28, 2019-05-29

Donald Trump UK visit: US President 'to bring Ivanka, Donald Jr and Tiffany' when he comes to meet the Queen next month US president will bring his children and their spouses on UK state visit next month, according to reports William and Kate will meet young Trumps and their partners Camilla to hold tea for Mr Trump and his wife at Clarence House...
13:14, 2019-05-23

Trump administration, Congress reached out to former adviser Flynn as he cooperated with Mueller, docs show Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn told the special counsel's office that people connected to the Trump administration and Congress reached out and contacted him as he cooperated with the Russia investigation, and he provided ...
07:56, 2019-05-17

Jason Chaffetz on Trump impeachment push: Democrats reached conclusions, now they are 'in search of facts' Democrats have already reached a conclusion on the impeachment of President Trump, but are now "in search of facts" to back it up, former congressman Jason Chaffetz said Wednesday. ...
16:56, 2019-05-22

Trump slams NYT story on Mexico pact as a ‘FRAUD’ and ‘hit job’ President Trump slammed The New York Times on Monday over an article on the administration’s immigration deal with Mexico that he called a “FRAUD” and a “hit job” -- while also warning that if Mexico's legislature does not approve the pact, he will m...
16:28, 2019-06-10

Trump teases mutual defense pact with Israel President Trump is exploring an expanded military alliance with Israel — days ahead of a crucial re-election bid for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Trump announced the possible pact in a pair of tweets just three days before Israel’s nation...
00:00, 2019-09-15

Trump says U.S. and UK will reach agreement on Huawei U.S. President Donald Trump said the United States and Britain could work out any differences over China's Huawei, dismissing any suggestion that disagreement could threaten intelligence-sharing between the two close allies....
17:14, 2019-06-04

Trump’s Asylum Agreement with Guatemala Is Ludicrous The Trump administration announced on Friday that it had signed a “safe third country agreement” with Guatemala that would “put human smugglers out of business and provide safety for legitimate asylum seekers.”...
00:14, 2019-07-28

Trump signs asylum agreement with Guatemala The United States and Guatemala reached an asylum agreement Friday that President Donald Trump said would provide safety for "legitimate" asylum seekers and cut down on human smuggling....
17:00, 2019-07-27

Trump's 'secret' agreement with Mexico revealed President Trump teased the media this week when he dangled a one-page document he said contained a "secret" deal with Mexico in front of journalists. Now that document has been released in full....
03:56, 2019-06-15

Trump says he, Putin discussed new nuclear pact possibly including China U.S. President Donald Trump said he and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed on Friday the possibility of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China in what would be a major deal between the globe's top three atomic ...
22:28, 2019-05-03

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content....
17:42, 2019-05-22

Putin sees common aims, pushing Trump on arms pact at G-20 MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he does not expect any breakthroughs at the Group of 20 summit that begins Friday in Japan but hopes leaders of the world’s biggest economies find a common understanding on how to give economi...
23:28, 2019-06-27

Border apprehensions plunge as Trump administration hails Mexico pact Immigration officials apprehended just over 64,000 migrants at the southern border in August – a dramatic drop that the Trump administration is presenting as a sign its diplomatic engagement with Mexico and other countries is having positive effects ...
21:14, 2019-09-09

Governors join California push for auto mileage pact with Trump In a joint statement, 23 governors called for a “common-sense approach” to nationwide requirements that will cut tailpipe greenhouse gas emissions to combat climate change and avoid regulatory uncertainty....
14:42, 2019-07-09

Justice Dept. Investigates California Emissions Pact That Embarrassed Trump The investigation escalates a standoff between President Trump, California and the auto industry over one of his most significant rollbacks of climate regulations....
21:14, 2019-09-06

The budget agreement is a huge win for Trump's pro-life policies President Trump and congressional leaders reached a sweeping bipartisan budget on Monday to suspend the debt ceiling and increase federal spending limits. Fiscal hawks concerned with unmanageable government spending are right to be concerned. But the...
01:28, 2019-07-24

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country “has agreed to take strong measures” to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States. But the...
06:42, 2019-06-08

Nancy Pelosi warns 'no chance' of trade deal between US and UK if Brexit puts Good Friday agreement at risk US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there is "no chance" of a US-UK trade deal passing through Congress if Brexit puts the Good Friday agreement at risk....
18:42, 2019-08-14

Iran seen breaking nuclear pact limit in days; Trump says 'no time pressure' Diplomats said Iran is on course to breach a threshold in its nuclear agreement within days but U.S. President Donald Trump, who has ratcheted up pressure on the Middle Eastern country, said there was "absolutely no time pressure" on the issue....
09:00, 2019-06-28

Alice Cooper clarifies story about 'death pact' with wife Sheryl Goddard: 'We have a LIFE pact' Alice Cooper would like to clear things up: he and wife Sheryl Goddard don't actually have a death pact.        ...
21:00, 2019-06-24

Trump says he has agreement with Guatemala to help stem flow of migrants at the border Trump announced the arrangement with Guatemala with a previously unscheduled appearance in the Oval Office with Enrique Degenhart, the Guatemalan minister of government, and acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan....
05:56, 2019-07-27

Trump threatens tariffs on Guatemala for not accepting asylum agreement President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on Guatemala as punishment for the country not signing a Safe Third Agreement, which would require Guatemala to process asylum claims....
23:14, 2019-07-23

Trump: North Korean missile tests may defy UN, but not his agreement with Kim U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that North Korea's missile tests may have violated United Nations resolutions but did not break his agreement North Korean leader Kim Jong Un....
22:56, 2019-08-02

Trump Suspends New Tariffs After US, Mexico Reach Agreement On Migration The United States and Mexico have reached an agreement on migration, President Donald Trump announced late Friday, with the punishing tariffs he had been threatening "indefinitely suspended."...
08:28, 2019-06-08

President Trump Signs Agreement With E.U. To Increase Beef Exports (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump celebrated a new agreement Friday to increase beef exports to the European Union, saying sales should increase by 46 percent in the first year. Trump portrayed the agreement as standing up for farmers and r...
22:56, 2019-08-02

Flores Agreement: States Sue to Block Trump's Attempt to Revoke It Lawsuits regarding the Flores Agreement and public charge rule argue that the federal government is interfering with states' efforts to enforce their laws....
22:14, 2019-08-27

Trump Pronounces Taliban Agreement "Dead" And Peace Talks Over President Donald Trump said Monday that negotiations with the Taliban "are dead" and indicated that he had no further interest in meeting with the group over an end to the Afghanistan war....
05:56, 2019-09-10

North Korean Missile Tests Break U.N. Rules, Trump Says---But Not His Agreement With Kim President Trump conceded that North Korea’s recent short-range missile tests might have broken United Nations resolutions but said he didn’t consider them a violation of Kim Jong Un’s commitments to the U.S. president....
06:56, 2019-08-03

No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on new gun control legislation....
06:56, 2019-09-11

Trump administration signs agreement with Guatemala to restrict asylum cases Reuters/Loren Elliott The Trump administration signed an agreement with Guatemala Friday that will restrict asylum applications to the U.S. from Central America. The so-called "safe third country" agreement would require migrants who cross into Guat...
04:56, 2019-07-29

| Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement on migration and tariffs 'indefinitely suspended' US President Donald Trump has said that Washington had reached an agreement with Mexico on migration, and that the punishing tariffs he had been threatening were "indefinitely suspended"....
11:28, 2019-06-08

Trump announces bipartisan budget agreement, would raise spending by $320 billion After negotiations with both Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress, President Trump announced the parties had come to a compromise on a two-year budget agreement....
01:00, 2019-07-23

Trump announces ‘landmark agreement’ with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims President Trump on Friday announced a so-called "safe third country" deal with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims to the United States from Central America, calling it a “landmark agreement” and arguing it “will put the coyotes and smugglers out of ...
00:56, 2019-07-27

Why Japan and South Korea Have Their Own Trade War Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partners and both U.S. military allies, have been at lo...
15:42, 2019-08-22

What’s at Stake in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade agreement, the U.S. and Japan -- the world’s largest and third-largest economies -- are negotiating a deal of their own. Both sides insist they want ...
19:00, 2019-04-29

Three Republicans join House Democrats to rebuke Trump on Paris climate agreement House Democrats rebuked President Trump for rejecting the Paris Agreement Thursday, passing a bill that would bar him from taking the U.S. out of the landmark international climate change accord....
21:28, 2019-05-02

Koch network slams $2 trillion infrastructure cost agreement between Trump and top Democrats "Instead of proposing a $2 trillion catch-all 'infrastructure' bill and asking hard-working Americans to fund it by paying more at the pump, Washington lawmakers should cut the red tape and stop wasting the tax dollars we give them," the gr...
23:28, 2019-04-30

Mexican foreign secretary denies Trump’s claim of secret concessions in agreement Three days after U.S. President Donald Trump announced a deal with Mexico to stem the flow of migrants at the southern border, the two countries appear unable to agree on exactly what’s in it....
02:56, 2019-06-11

Trump Waves Around Piece of Paper as Proof of Super-Secret Agreement With Mexico President Donald Trump continued to insist on Tuesday that his administration had signed a super-secret agreement with Mexico, going so far as to wave around a folded up piece of paper as proof that the deal definitely exists....
21:56, 2019-06-11

Japan OKs 1st export to S. Korea under new trade curbs Japan has granted the first permit for South Korea-bound shipment of chemicals for use in high-tech materials under Tokyo’s new export requirement that has increased tensions with Seoul...
09:42, 2019-08-08

Japan’s Abe wants G-20 to unite on trade, Middle East TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has pledged to seek a consensus on free trade and other contentious issues at this week’s summit of the Group of 20 countries in Osaka. Abe expressed hope that the U.S. and China will resolve thei...
11:56, 2019-06-26

Japan’s new trade chief has record of misogyny Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appointed an anti-Seoul politician known for his misogynistic views as trade minister during a cabinet reshuffle on Wednesday....
19:42, 2019-09-11

GRAPHIC-Take Five: Big in Japan - trade war, currency war, real war 1/TRUMP AND G19 It's been a pretty tumultuous first-half and whether things calm down from here hinges on a June 28-29 summit of the G20 world powers, where Presidents Trump and Xi are expected to meet and hopefully resolve their differences on trade...
15:42, 2019-06-21

After elections, Japan's leader Abe will be seeking a big win on trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his ruling coalition party are set for a victory at the polls on Sunday, and next, he'll be seeking out a big win in his dealings with other countries — such as trade, according to analysts....
15:00, 2019-07-19

Japan denies it gave away too much in trade talks with U.S Japan's top government spokesman denied on Monday that Tokyo made too many concessions in trade talks with the United States, saying the fact the two countries were able to reach a broad agreement was "very valuable."...
08:14, 2019-08-26

Kudlow says US-Japan trade deal is possible this month White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday that the U.S. could reach a trade deal with Japan by the end of this month, far exceeding all prior expectations....
20:14, 2019-05-03

RPT-GRAPHIC-Take Five: Big in Japan - trade war, currency war, real war 1/TRUMP AND G19 It's been a pretty tumultuous first-half and whether things calm down from here hinges on a June 28-29 summit of the G20 world powers, where Presidents Trump and Xi are expected to meet and hopefully resolve their differences on trade...
11:56, 2019-06-24

What’s at Stake and at Risk in U.S.-Japan Trade Talks Terms of Trade is a daily newsletter that untangles a world embroiled in trade wars. Sign up here.  More than two years after U.S. President Donald Trump walked away from a regional Asia-Pacific trade......
14:14, 2019-08-26

Mexico releases full text of migration agreement that Trump inadvertently flashed to cameras Mexico on Friday released a copy of a supplementary agreement to stop migrant flows into the U.S. -- days after Trump inadvertently flashed parts of the deal to cameras....
22:42, 2019-06-15

Japan Ratchets Up Trade Dispute With South Korea Japan removed South Korea from a list of preferential trading partners, widening a rift between the two U.S. allies that Tokyo says has become unbridgeable owing to a dispute over World War II reparations....
10:00, 2019-08-02

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by September: sources The United States and Japan are working on a trade deal involving agriculture and autos that could be agreed by President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when they meet in New York in September, three industry sources familiar with the di...
05:14, 2019-07-17

Japan’s trade negotiator: US won’t impose quotas on autos TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s trade negotiator has said Washington won’t be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. cou...
09:56, 2019-05-17

South Korea says 'won't be defeated again' as Japan trade row spirals South Korea fired back at Japan over a deepening trade dispute on Friday, pledging it would not be "defeated again" by its neighbor, laying bare decades-old animosity at the root of a row over fast-track export status....
14:56, 2019-08-02

Japan says gaps remain with U.S. on trade after 'very tough' talks Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Wednesday there were still gaps that needed to be filled before Tokyo and Washington could agree on a bilateral trade deal and that negotiations with his U.S. counterpart were "very tough."...
04:28, 2019-08-22

Japan PM Abe, China's Xi agree on need for 'free, fair' trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to work together to promote "free and fair trade" in talks on Thursday that included a "complicated" global economic landscape, a Japanese official said....
17:28, 2019-06-27

UPDATE 2-Japan and South Korea clash at WTO over trade row South Korea tried to bring international pressure to bear on Japan by airing its complaint at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday, the latest move in a festering dispute that has seen Washington's two biggest Asian allies lobbing accusati...
20:00, 2019-07-24

Japan's trade negotiator: US won't impose quotas on autos Japan's trade negotiator has said Washington won't be demanding any numerical restrictions on Japanese auto exports to the U.S. Toshimitsu Motegi, the economy minister, made the comment Friday after he spoke with his U.S. counterpart, Robert Lighthiz...
08:56, 2019-05-17

U.S., Japan eye possible small trade deal by Sept., report says An auto industry official said the deal could involve Japan offering U.S. farmers new access to its market in return for Washington reducing tariffs on certain Japanese auto parts, Reuters reported. The talks remain fluid....
13:14, 2019-07-17

South Korea raises Japan trade dispute at WTO South Korea is introducing a bilateral trade dispute with Japan as an urgent item for the agenda of the World Trade Organization's Council on Trade in Goods....
01:28, 2019-07-10

Japan PM Abe calls for strong G20 message on free trade Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday urged leaders from the Group of 20 major economies to deliver a strong message to support "free, fair and indiscriminate" trade as he expressed "deep concerns" over the current landscape of global trade....
09:00, 2019-06-28

Japan, U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks from July Japan and the United States agreed on Friday to hold working-level meetings intensively from early next month to accelerate progress towards a two-way trade agreement, Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said....
11:00, 2019-06-28

Lighthizer aims for trade deal with Japan in a few months U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday that he expected to work out a trade deal with Japan within a few months, and warned that the U.S. would lose market share in the country if talks failed....
05:42, 2019-06-19

Japan, South Korea step up trade dispute Japan and South Korea ratcheted up tension on Tuesday in a diplomatic dispute that threatens to disrupt global supply of smartphones and chips, with Seoul denouncing Japanese media reports that it transferred a key chemical to North Korea....
11:28, 2019-07-09

Trade war could turn Japan, Taiwan firms into casualties Leading electronics manufacturers in Japan and Taiwan are facing a crisis because of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to possibly place 25 percent tariffs on another $300 billion worth of "Chinese" goods....
21:56, 2019-05-15

Japan-South Korea trade spat gets worse South Korea has warned Japan against escalating a dispute that could upend a trade relationship worth around $80 billion and threaten the global supply chain for smartphones and electronic devices....
16:56, 2019-07-26

Japan Abe says G20 leaders confirm need for free, fair trade Group of 20 leaders have clearly confirmed the need for a free, fair and non-discriminatory trade policy, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Saturday, suggesting that members have agreed to the wording to be included in their communique....
09:42, 2019-06-29

Donald Trump, Melania Trump arrive in Britain for official state visit President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a three-day, pomp-filled official state visit, during which the president will meet with the queen and Prime Minister Theresa May....
15:56, 2019-06-03

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. over Trump Tower Moscow testimony The Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed President Donald Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., to answer questions about his claim to have just limited knowledge of an ultimately aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Mos...
01:42, 2019-05-09

Donald Trump’s No ‘Genius’: Ex Wharton School Official Calls B.S. on Trump’s Frequent Boast Despite his boasts to the contrary, Donald Trump’s no “super genius.” Nope, not a “genius” at all. That’s according to a man once described as the “friendly” admissions officer called upon to help get Trump into the Wharton School at the University o...
06:56, 2019-07-09

Future Iran agreement needs 'permanent prohibition' on nukes and must address ballistic missiles, Trump's Pentagon nominee says President Trump's nominee for defense secretary said a future nuclear agreement with Iran should include a more permanent end to the country's nuclear activities and address its ballistic missile program....
22:42, 2019-07-16

South Korea says Japan flatly rejects meeting over trade row South Korea's deputy trade minister Kim Seung-ho said on Wednesday he had asked a senior Japanese official for a face-to-face meeting on a trade row between Tokyo and Seoul but he had been flatly turned down....
17:00, 2019-07-24

South Korea to drop Japan as a preferential trade partner South Korea said on Monday it plans to drop Japan from its "white list" of countries with fast-track trade status from September, a tit-for-tat move that deepens a diplomatic and trade rift between the two countries....
11:28, 2019-08-12

Japan Imposes Broad New Trade Restrictions on South Korea The clash, which has its roots in World War II-era grievances, has spooked markets and provoked U.S. worries over the impact on China and North Korea....
06:00, 2019-08-02

Japan says Korea must rebuild trust to facilitate talks on trade South Korea has to rebuild trust with Japan in a deepening bilateral row, a Japanese government official said on Friday, adding that trade curbs Japan has put on South Korea do not threaten global high-tech supply chains....
13:00, 2019-07-19

Japan Finance Minister Aso says hopes U.S., China will resolve trade row Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso on Friday expressed hope that Washington and Beijing will resolve their trade dispute in a constructive manner through dialogue....
03:56, 2019-05-10

Japan's Abe hopes U.S., China resolve trade war through constructive talks Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he hoped the United States and China would resolve their trade war through constructive dialogue when they meet at a gathering of leaders from the Group of 20 major economies....
11:28, 2019-06-26

South Korea Retaliates Against Japan in Trade and Diplomatic Rift South Korea said it would remove Japan from its list of countries entitled to preferential treatment in trade, following a similar move by Japan this month....
00:00, 2019-08-13

Japan, US to hold working-level trade talks June 10-11 Japan and the United States will hold working-level talks on trade in the United States on June 10-11, Japan's economy minister said on Tuesday....
08:28, 2019-06-04

Japan shares hampered by trade worries, defensives gain Japan's Nikkei eked out small gains on Thursday but the market was hampered by concerns about the U.S. trade war with Mexico and China, prompting investors to buy domestic-demand oriented shares....
06:14, 2019-06-06

U.S., Japan officials meeting to advance trade talks, report says U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a leaders' summit a few days later, Reuters reported, citing sources with direct knowledge of the pla...
20:56, 2019-05-20

South Korea to drop Japan's trade status in tit-for-tat move South Korea has said it will withdraw Japan from its fast-track trade list. The announcement comes after Japan placed export restrictions on South Korea....
23:42, 2019-08-12

U.S. agriculture secretary urges Japan to reach trade deal U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urged Japan on Monday to move swiftly to clinch a trade deal with Washington on farm products and other goods, in a way that would treat his country fairly as "premier customer."...
10:56, 2019-05-13

Japan stocks slip to 1-week low on firmer yen, trade war worries Japanese shares shed more than 1% on Tuesday on the first trading day after a long weekend, as a firmer yen and fresh worries about the escalating U.S.-China trade war hit cyclical and exporter firms....
07:00, 2019-08-13

Expect a US-Japan trade deal in 6 to 9 months, says former USTR official The U.S. and Japan will likely reach a trade settlement in the next six to nine months that will "give each side something to claim credit for," says Glen Fukushima, former deputy assistant of United States Trade Representative for Japan and China....
04:28, 2019-05-27

G-20 talks trade, finance as Japan readies for Osaka summit FUKUOKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and economy ministers of the Group of 20 major economies are meeting in Japan to discuss ways to reorder trade rules and finances in an era of technological change and protectionism. The meetings of financial leaders in th...
07:42, 2019-06-09

US, Japan announce preliminary trade deal worth ‘billions’ ​WASHINGTON – President Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Sunday that the two countries had agreed to the framework of a trade deal. “We’ve been working on a deal with Japan for a long time. And we’ve agreed in principle,” ...
19:56, 2019-08-25

Japan's Aso says US-China trade uncertainty could hurt market confidence Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Saturday that uncertainty over U.S.-China trade friction, if not resolved early enough, could hurt market confidence in the outlook for the global economy....
11:14, 2019-06-08

S. Korea, Japan fail to resolve growing trade dispute South Korea and Japan have failed to immediately resolve their dispute over Japanese export restrictions that could hurt South Korean technology companies...
04:14, 2019-07-13

Japan automakers need not worry about U.S. trade talks outcome: Motegi Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday he did not think U.S.-Japan trade talks would result in an outcome that would cause concern for Japanese automakers....
06:42, 2019-08-27

Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips and smartphones erupted over forced labor in World War Two and banned trade with North Korea....
20:28, 2019-07-09

Japan Finmin Aso: Sino-U.S. trade war won't trigger economic crisis Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Tuesday the Sino-U.S. trade war would not immediately trigger an economic shock on the scale of the "Lehman shock", though the friction between the world's two largest economies is unlikely to be resolved ea...
07:14, 2019-05-14

Japan big manufacturers' mood hits near 3-year low as trade war bites Japanese big manufacturers' business confidence worsened to a nearly three-year low in the quarter to June, a central bank survey showed, in yet another sign of the growing economic toll exerted by slowing global demand and the U.S.-China trade ...
06:56, 2019-07-01

Japan downgrades second-quarter GDP as trade war dulls business investment Japan's economy grew at a slower pace than initially estimated in the second quarter as the U.S.-China trade war prompted a downward revision of business spending, intensifying calls for the central bank to deepen stimulus this month....
08:56, 2019-09-09

Tentative trade deal with Japan encourages U.S. farmers, ranchers Word that the United States has reached a tentative trade deal with Japan has given American farmers and ranchers a bright spot in an otherwise dismal year....
10:14, 2019-08-27

New York DA subpoenas Trump Organization over hush money paid to protect President Donald Trump from allegations of adultery Associated Press/Marcus Schreiber The president's family business, the Trump Organization, received a subpoena Thursday from the office of Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. The subpoena was for records related to payments that former Tr...
09:42, 2019-08-02

Countdown to US-Mexico tariff deadline: Trump says there's 'good chance' a deal can be reached Trump has threatened to slap tariffs on all Mexican imports unless the Mexican government stops the flow of Central American migrants into the U.S.        ...
21:42, 2019-06-07

Japan's first quarter GDP growth revised up, trade war poses risks to outlook Japan's economy grew slightly faster than initially estimated in the first quarter, thanks to stronger capital spending, but analysts say global trade tensions remain a drag on growth....
10:56, 2019-06-10

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24: sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a summit meeting scheduled a few days later, two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said ...
03:42, 2019-05-20

Trade, Climate Change and Iran Are in Focus as G-20 Leaders Arrive in Japan (OSAKA, Japan) — Trade and geopolitical tensions, and the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan, for a summit of the Group of 20 major economies. While...
19:28, 2019-06-27

Japan and U.S. must work to narrow differences on trade: economy minister Motegi Japan and the United States still need to work to narrow their differences on trade, Japan's economy minister said on Saturday, following a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer....
16:28, 2019-05-25

Japan, U.S. target broad bilateral trade deal by September: Nikkei Japan and the United States have agreed to target a broad deal on bilateral trade by September, seeking to bridge differences of opinion over tariffs on beef and the automobile sector, the Nikkei business daily reported on Sunday....
12:00, 2019-08-04

Samsung to prepare contingency plans for Korea-Japan trade scuffle Samsung leader JY Lee has told the company's semiconductor and display businesses to make contingency plans in the event that the trade dispute between South Korea and Japan continues to drag on....
13:14, 2019-07-15

Asian stocks up ahead of Bank of Japan decision, trade talks Asian stocks traded modestly higher Tuesday. Investors are waiting for clues on several key events, including rate decisions from the Bank of Japan and the Federal Reserve, as well as progress on US-China trade talks in Shanghai....
05:42, 2019-07-30

The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dispute with Seoul over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two....
15:00, 2019-07-08

Pompeo looking forward to completed U.S.-Japan trade deal at U.N. General Assembly U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was looking forward to a completed U.S.-Japan trade agreement at the United Nations General Assembly in New York later this month....
00:14, 2019-09-10

U.S., China did not raise trade at G20 finance, health ministers meeting: Japan Aso Neither the United States nor China raised the issue of trade at Friday's joint session of finance and health ministers of the Group of 20 major economies, Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso told reporters after the meeting....
19:42, 2019-06-28

US trade chief is expected to discuss China with officials from Japan and EU this week U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will meet with officials from the European Union and Japan at the ministerial meeting of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris....
05:42, 2019-05-22

Japanese official says negotiators working hard on U.S.-Japan trade deal U.S. and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on Wednesday, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future....
00:56, 2019-07-18

Most G20 members see trade row as huge risk for global growth: Japan MOF official Most Group of 20 finance leaders said escalating trade tensions pose a huge downside risk for the global economy, a senior Japanese Ministry of Finance said on Saturday....
17:14, 2019-06-08

Japan’s 2020 5G plans may be delayed by South Korea trade conflict A trade battle between the Japanese and South Korean governments is threatening the supply of 5G hardware to Japan ahead of a planned 2020 Olympic rollout.Read More...
14:56, 2019-08-06

Japan removes South Korea from trusted trade partner list The Japanese move is likely to disrupt supply chains and escalate tensions with South Korea. Tokyo said the decision was taken for national security reasons, but Seoul views it as retaliation....
10:28, 2019-08-02

USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24 -sources U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a summit meeting scheduled a few days later, two sources with direct knowledge of the plan said ...
05:56, 2019-05-20

Asia stocks poised to trade lower with G-20 summit set to kick off in Japan Stocks in Asia Pacific were set to trade lower on Friday as investors await the kickoff of the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan, where U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet....
02:00, 2019-06-28

S. Korean firms push for self-reliance amid trade spat with Japan An intensifying trade feud with Japan is pushing South Korean companies to look beyond their longtime business partners and enhance self-sufficiency on concerns that Tokyo's stronger export controls could choke off their supply chains....
13:56, 2019-08-27

South Korea Cancels Intelligence Sharing With Japan Over Trade Dispute (SEOUL, South Korea) — South Korea said Thursday it is canceling an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid a bitter trade dispute, a surprise announcement that is likely to set back U.S. efforts to bolster mutual security cooperation with tw...
18:28, 2019-08-22

South Korea asks Japan not to impose tougher trade conditions South Korea said on Wednesday a Japanese plan to remove South Korea from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions would impose tougher conditions without legitimate grounds and consultation....
08:56, 2019-07-24

South Korea asks Japan not to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a Japanese list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying it would undermine their decades-old economic and security cooperation and threaten free trade....
07:56, 2019-07-24

UPDATE 1-Japan denies imposing South Korean trade embargo at WTO Japan denied imposing a trade embargo on South Korea on Tuesday, after a complicated diplomatic dispute that could disrupt global supplies of chips and smartphones erupted over forced labour in World War Two and banned trade with North Korea....
20:42, 2019-07-09

South Korean sets himself on fire in protest at Japan's trade curbs A South Korean man set himself ablaze on Thursday to protest against Japan's recent trade curbs and was taken to hospital with critical injuries, a fire official said....
14:56, 2019-08-01

Japan removes South Korea from 'white list' of preferred trade partners Japan's cabinet decided on Friday morning to remove South Korea from a "white list" of preferred trading partners, the latest move in a growing diplomatic dispute between the two countries over trade policies and wartime...
08:56, 2019-08-02

Japan's Nissan mulls pulling out of South Korea as trade tensions rise: FT Nissan Motor Co is considering pulling out of South Korea, the Financial Times reported on Friday, as political and trade tensions between Japan and South Korea have caused sales of Japanese products in the neighboring country to plummet....
12:00, 2019-09-06

South Korea's Moon says any gains by Japan from trade curbs will be short-lived South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that Japan imposing tighter export curbs against South Korea will undermine Japan's international credibility for using its industrial advantage as a weapon against another country....
11:14, 2019-08-08

Japan to remove South Korea from 'white list' of favored trade partners South Korea would be the first country to be removed from Japan's white list, which currently has 27 countries including Germany, Britain and the United States....
08:28, 2019-08-02

Trade Wars Stoke Economic Fear as G-20 Finance Ministers Gather in Japan Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will meet China’s central bank governor in the first meeting of senior officials from the countries since trade talks broke down....
12:28, 2019-06-07

Japan, South Korea dispute over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
10:00, 2019-07-19

Japan, U.S. ministers meet for trade talks as hopes for early deal fade Japan and the United States will seek to narrow gaps on trade when their top negotiators meet this week, but hopes for a deal in September are fading as both sides fail to make concessions on agriculture and automobiles, sources say....
14:00, 2019-08-21

South Korea cancels Japan intelligence deal amid trade dispute South Korea will scrap an intelligence-sharing pact with Japan amid an intensifying dispute over history and trade, South Korea's presidential office said on Thursday....
00:56, 2019-08-23

South Korean president says any gains by Japan from trade curbs will be short-lived South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Japan imposing tighter export curbs against Seoul will undermine Japan's international credibility for using its industrial advantage as a weapon against another country....
06:28, 2019-08-08

South Korean boycott of Japan grows ahead of crucial trade decision As a trade spat with Japan threatens to intensify, South Koreans are striking back with a movement to boycott Japanese products that is growing in scale and organization....
16:56, 2019-08-01

U.S. adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday for a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
03:56, 2019-07-21

Many G20 heads voiced concern over trade tensions, global growth: Japan government Many Group of 20 leaders voiced concern over trade tensions and the risk they pose on the global economy at their meeting in Osaka, western Japan, on Friday, a senior Japanese government official said....
09:00, 2019-06-28

South Korean trade official says Japan's export curbs violate WTO rules Japan's decision to tighten curbs on tech material exports to South Korea violates World Trade Organization rules and Seoul would respond firmly, a senior official at South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday....
14:56, 2019-07-01

South Korea’s central bank lowers rate amid Japan trade row South Korea’s central bank has cut its policy rate for the first time in three years to combat a faltering economy that faces further risks from a heated trade dispute with Japan...
05:56, 2019-07-18

Nikkei edges up on hopes for Japan-U.S. trade progress, turnover lowest since 2014 Japanese stocks edged higher on Monday, when volume was low with U.S. markets closed, as investors awaited details from trade talks between the leaders of Japan and United States....
09:28, 2019-05-27

South Korea removes Japan from trusted trade list in retaliatory move South Korea announced Monday that it would be removing Japan from its top tier of preferred trading partners, a retaliatory move in an ongoing trade and diplomatic dispute....
02:42, 2019-08-13

Japan-South Korea feud deepens with disputed accounts of trade meeting A row between Japan and South Korea escalated on Saturday, with contested accounts of a frosty meeting the day before that had failed to make progress on a dispute that could threaten global supplies of microchips and smartphone displays....
18:00, 2019-07-13

Trump to give ‘Trump Award’ for top sumo wrestler during Japan trip The winner of a sumo tournament in Tokyo this weekend will take home a unique prize: a custom-made “Trump Award” presented by President Trump himself. Trump and first lady Melania Trump plan to attend the Summer Grand Sumo Tournament on May 26 while ...
09:14, 2019-05-23

UFC super villain Colby Covington beats Robbie Lawler in style with his 'family friends' Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump watching cageside Photo by AP Photo/Jim Young Colby Covington, UFC super villain, just scored the biggest win of his career, dominating Robbie Lawler after a five-round masterclass in New Jersey. Covington, a MAGA hat-wearing cagefighter with a megaphone, is one of D...
10:28, 2019-08-04

Trump's trade war with China is leaving tech with a growing tab, trade group warns Tariffs on imported Chinese products cost the US tech industry $1.3 billion in May 2019 alone, according to data from the Consumer Technology Association -- and the cost is expected to grow....
01:14, 2019-07-18

South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list in sign of growing tension South Korea said Monday that it has decided to remove Japan from a list of nations receiving preferential treatment in trade in what was seen as a countermeasure to Tokyo's recent decision to downgrade Seoul's trade status amid a diplomatic row....
01:42, 2019-08-13

Japan, South Korea diplomats trade words in escalating row over wartime forced labor Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
07:00, 2019-07-19

Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting Japanese Trade Minister Hiroshige Seko said on Tuesday it was "regrettable" that the South Korean government had made what he said was an erroneous explanation after the two sides sat down for a working-level meeting over Japan's export controls....
07:14, 2019-07-16

Top diplomats of S. Korea, Japan hold talks amid high tensions over trade, history The top diplomats of South Korea and Japan held bilateral talks in Beijing on Wednesday as Seoul is considering whether to renew a military information-sharing pact with Tokyo amid badly frayed relations....
16:56, 2019-08-21

South Korea protests Japan's 'grave' plan to drop it from smooth-trade list South Korea protested on Wednesday against a Japanese plan to remove it from a list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, saying it would undermine their decades-old economic and security cooperation and threaten free trade....
12:56, 2019-07-24

WRAPUP 2-Japan, S.Korea diplomats trade words in escalating row over wartime forced labour Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic row over compensation for Korean wartime forced labour that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
07:00, 2019-07-19

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group of 20 summit on Friday....
22:42, 2019-06-27

South Korea-Japan talks falter ahead of decision on favored-trade list South Korea called on Thursday for Japan to allow more time for diplomacy as talks on their most serious dispute in years failed to make progress, a day before Japan could remove South Korea from its list of favored trade partners....
10:56, 2019-08-01

Japan-South Korea dispute is a sign that the world order is 'collapsing,' says trade expert The trade conflict between Japan and South Korea is a sign that the global order is "collapsing," according to Deborah Elms, executive director at the Asian Trade Centre....
05:56, 2019-08-30

UPDATE 2-Japan's Marubeni stops some new soybean sales to China amid trade dispute Marubeni Corp said on Friday that its U.S.-based unit, Columbia Grain Trading Inc, has stopped all new soybean sales to China because falling sales volumes to the country due to the trade war with the United States have cut earnings....
02:28, 2019-07-27

South Korea warns of security impact if dropped from Japan's easy-trade list South Korea warned on Thursday that security cooperation with Japan might be hurt if it removes South Korea from its list of countries that face minimum trade restrictions, after talks failed to narrow their differences....
10:28, 2019-08-01

Wall Street was ready for the latest twist in the trade war. Here's how experts think Trump and Xi's trade truce will play out. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque The year-old trade war between the US and China reached a temporary truce as Presidents Donald Trump of the US and Xi Jinping of China said they're delaying new tariffs to let negotiations continue. That outcome of the G20 s...
01:42, 2019-06-30

China treads a fine line as it seeks to mediate in Japan-South Korea trade dispute China appears to be stepping up to mediate between Japan and South Korea as their trade battle intensifies — a move that could prompt the U.S. to get more involved in the region, one expert says....
12:00, 2019-08-22

U.S. national security adviser Bolton travels to Japan, South Korea amid trade dispute U.S. national security adviser John Bolton departed on Saturday on a trip to Japan and South Korea as the two countries are in the middle of a trade dispute....
01:56, 2019-07-21

South Korea holds off plan to drop Japan from 'white list': trade ministry officials South Korea on Thursday held off a plan to drop Japan from the so-called "white list" of countries with fast-track export status, two officials at South Korea's trade ministry said....
11:14, 2019-08-08

South Korean Moon calls for dialogue with Japan amid trade fight and hopes for 'One Korea' by 2045 South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Seoul will "gladly join hands" if Tokyo chooses dialogue as the two nations deal with an escalating trade row....
11:28, 2019-08-15

Asia markets inch higher ahead of trade talks; Bank of Japan keeps interest rates steady Stocks in Asia Pacific edged up in Tuesday afternoon trade as investors await developments from U.S.-China trade talks this week in Shanghai. The Bank of Japan opted to keep monetary policy steady....
08:00, 2019-07-30

Donald Trump Wants This More Than Anything Donald Trump’s taste is difficult to describe. You know it when you see it, but that’s not quite the same thing as knowing what it is. If you’re looking at a tufted velvet settee that looks like one of Michael Jackson’s bedazzled military-style blaz...
20:56, 2019-06-05

Donald Trump Just Can't Help Himself At a rally in Manchester, New Hampshire on Thursday evening, Donald Trump proved that he loves to shit talk. And he doesn’t even have to talk that much shit. As Trump demonstrated during his speech to a very enthusiastic crowd, his online habits mean...
17:00, 2019-08-16

Labeling Donald Trump as 'racist,' Colorado Springs residents aim to change Trump Avenue to Immigrant Way Although the street is not named after President Donald Trump, petitioners in Colorado Springs want to change Trump Avenue to Immigrant Way.        ...
12:28, 2019-08-01

Jimmy Kimmel rips Trump merchandise with Donald Trump Jr. 'G.I. Schmo' action figure Jimmy Kimmel's Donald Trump Jr. "G.I. Schmo" action figure "never served in the military, but he fights for freedom his own way: on Twitter."        ...
17:42, 2019-09-11

This Is Donald Trump's Legacy “These are sick people,” White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said in an interview on ABC this Sunday, after a pair of mass shootings—one perpetrated against Latinx people by a far-right, anti-immigrant extremist with a manifesto—again raised the...
18:00, 2019-08-05

Can there be a US-EU 'reset' under Donald Trump? The US is wooing Ursula Von der Leyen and her fellow incoming EU leaders before they even take office. Can early intervention with the fresh faces in Brussels smooth out serious trans-Atlantic relationship wrinkles?...
20:00, 2019-09-04

Somebody Had To Take China On, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the US economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
10:28, 2019-08-21

Donald Trump Is Scared AF Despite the liar-in-chief’s previous statement that he probably wouldn’t watch the highly anticipated House hearings on Wednesday, he started off his morning rage-tweeting in fear that his “no obstruction, no collusion” mantra would finally be expose...
20:00, 2019-07-24

The Next Donald Trump Will Be Worse As difficult as it may be while staring down a 2020 reelection campaign, it is worth taking some time to mull over this inevitability: Donald Trump is only a rickety trial run for the next far more dangerous Fascist 2.0 candidate that will come after...
19:28, 2019-06-18

US "Very Far" From Recession, Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump played down fears on Tuesday that the United States was heading towards recession while confirming that his administration was considering a payroll tax cut....
03:42, 2019-08-21

Why does Donald Trump want to buy Greenland? The US president’s talk of a ‘large real estate deal’ says a lot about his view of the world Greenland, and more specifically its purchase by the US, is being actively discussed in Donald Trump’s Oval Office. But what exactly is it that makes one of ...
01:28, 2019-08-20

Donald Trump UK visit day two: all you need to know US President Donald Trump will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May for "substantial" talks on the second day of his three-day state visit to the UK....
08:28, 2019-06-04

Donald Trump: I'm not looking for war with Iran Donald Trump has said he is not seeking war with Tehran and indicated he was ready to defuse tensions by reaching a deal to bolster Iran's flagging economy....
20:56, 2019-06-23

RIP Donald Trump (Balloon) Standing alongside British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday, President Donald Trump insisted the thousands of people who’d taken to the streets of London to protest his state visit were nothing but “fake news.”...
23:28, 2019-06-04

Can you solve it? The puzzle that is Donald Trump Reinventing the tangram The tangram was the first ever puzzle craze – and it is still going strong.You may have come across it before. You are shown a shape, and you must arrange seven pieces – five triangles, a square and a rhomboid – to make that s...
20:14, 2019-05-01

Too soon for Iran talks, says Donald Trump President says Macron consulted him about Iran invitation as Rouhani declares himself open to meetingDonald Trump has said it is “too soon” to hold talks with Iranian officials but confirmed he agreed to a French decision to invite Iran’s foreign min...
16:14, 2019-08-26

Donald Trump wants to be a dictator. It’s not enough just to laugh at him He cages children, he holds a military parade, he muses about being president for life. Yet we fail to see him for what he isMaybe we’re too busy laughing to see it. Perhaps it’s the jokes and memes that Donald Trump generates in abundance, the gift ...
23:28, 2019-07-05

Donald Trump Would Absolutely Do This to Greenland Donald Trump would like to buy Greenland, and despite Greenland’s assurance that it is absolutely not for sale, it seems he is not quite ready to drop the dream. And if he did manage to purchase the 57,000-population island—which, again, to be clear,...
05:28, 2019-08-20

Donald Trump Is Fearmongering About the Wind Now Donald Trump’s entire presidency is based on making people feel fear. His fascism and bigotry in both rhetoric and policies destroy lives. Now, in an exceptionally deranged speech delivered on Tuesday, he tried to make people worry about the wind som...
06:42, 2019-08-14

President Donald Trump arrives in the U.K. U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (June 3)        ...
12:56, 2019-06-03

"Can Tell You Iran Wants To Meet": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he believes that Iran's leadership wants a meeting, adding to expectations that he is trying to arrange a summit with his Iranian counterpart at the upcoming......
13:14, 2019-09-13

Donald Trump Says Iran "Will Want To Talk Soon" President Donald Trump on Wednesday predicted that Iran will "soon" want to negotiate and denied any discord in the White House over moves that critics say could lead to war in the Middle East....
08:42, 2019-05-16

Where the Hell Is Donald Trump? [UPDATED] Update, Sunday, 4:38 p.m. ET: Donald Trump has finally emerged from his New Jersey golf resort to comment about the dual white terrorist attacks this weekend. Trump, accompanied by Melania, spoke to reporters briefly before boarding Air Force One....
23:42, 2019-08-04

Donald Trump Says Any US War With Iran Would Not Last Long US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that any war between the United States and Iran would be swift, although he reiterated his desire to avoid a military confrontation....
16:28, 2019-06-26

Donald Trump Is Not Going To Let This Hurricane Thing Go It can be difficult to remember given that he routinely appears on television with toilet paper on the soles of both his shoes and at least one of his hands stuck in a big jug of peanut butter, but Donald Trump’s opening position in all things is tha...
04:28, 2019-09-06

Republican Senators Are Going to War With Each Other Over Donald Trump Jr. Republicans in Congress are so mad that the Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr. earlier this week they are going to war against members of their own party. Republican Sen. Richard Burr, who chairs the committee, has found himsel...
18:14, 2019-05-10

Why is Donald Trump ignoring Germany? With Trump due to attend the G-7 in France and later visit Poland, many are wondering why a stop-over with Angela Merkel in Berlin isn't on the list. Experts say the cold shoulder move is part of a wider strategy....
06:28, 2019-08-23

Cut US Interest Rate 'Down To ZERO, Or Less', Says Donald Trump President Donald Trump wants US "interest rates down to ZERO, or less," he tweeted Wednesday amid widespread expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut rates later this month....
23:14, 2019-09-11

President Donald Trump would consider another payroll tax cut President Donald Trump said Tuesday afternoon he would consider a temporary payroll tax cut even though he believes the economy is strong and there's no recession on the horizon....
01:42, 2019-08-21

Never A Vietnam War Fan, It Was Terrible: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he has no regrets about being able to avoid serving during the Vietnam war, because he was not a "fan" of the highly unpopular conflict....
19:56, 2019-06-05

No, that ‘Hadestown’ song isn’t really about Donald Trump NEW YORK (AP) — It’s one of the most striking moments in the multi-Tony Award-nominated “Hadestown” — when the character of Hades sings to his followers about “Why We Build the Wall.” Even though the Broadway hit is base...
20:56, 2019-06-03

Cryptocurrency Is "Not Money", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump expressed his mistrust of cryptocurrency Thursday, saying it was "not money" and warning that those wishing to join the trade would have to abide by banking regulations....
10:00, 2019-07-12

Donald Trump says US is not seeking war with Iran President tells UK officials he wants to engage in talks with Tehran to broaden nuclear dealDonald Trump has told British officials he is not seeking a military confrontation with Iran and is instead aiming for direct talks with Tehran over his plan ...
04:00, 2019-06-06

Donald Trump's economic #'s are through the roof. But ... Here's a great headline for Donald Trump as he turns toward his 2020 re-election bid: "CNN Poll: Trump's approval rating on the economy hits a new high."...
00:00, 2019-05-04

Somebody Had To Take China On, Says US President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had to confront China over trade even if it caused short-term harm to the US economy because Beijing had been cheating Washington for decades....
03:42, 2019-08-21

Donald Trump's five most dangerous attacks on the environment Trump’s administration has pursued cuts in environmental protections that are critical to the health of all AmericansDonald Trump is set to hail his administration’s “environmental leadership” on Monday in a speech in which he is expected to declare ...
18:56, 2019-07-08

Donald Trump says he is 'the chosen one' to take on China – video The US president said his life would be easier if he had not mounted a trade war with China but went on to say ‘I am the chosen one’ to take on Beijing. Donald Trump said the US would probably make a deal with ChinaWith boasts and insults, Trump sets...
02:28, 2019-08-23

‘Everything that Donald Trump says is offensive to some people,’ Mulvaney says The acting White House chief of staff defended Trump one day after the president attacked Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore on Twitter....
18:56, 2019-07-28

De Blasio ‘exploded’ over comparison to Donald Trump Mayor Bill de Blasio’s mind “exploded” when a reporter compared him to President Donald Trump at a Bronx press conference Tuesday. De Blasio was ducking media questions about a Department of Investigation report that found he’...
08:00, 2019-05-08

The Point: Can Donald Trump change the electoral map, again? Donald Trump is in New Mexico tonight for a campaign rally, the latest sign his 2020 reelection team believes he can carry the Land of Enchantment in 2020....
06:42, 2019-09-17

Ex-U.S. Rep. Joe Walsh to challenge Donald Trump for president Joe Walsh, a former U.S. representative from Illinois, announced Sunday he is the second challenger to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination next year....
07:28, 2019-08-26

Jeffrey Epstein Was a ‘Terrific Guy,’ Donald Trump Once Said. Now He’s ‘Not a Fan.’ Through a mutual appreciation of wealth, women and years of occupying adjacent real estate in Palm Beach and on Page Six, the lives of the two men routinely intersected for decades....
04:14, 2019-07-10

Considering Ban On Flavored Vaping Products, Says Donald Trump U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday that the country has a problem with vaping, and his top health official said the Food and Drug Administration intends to remove all flavored......
23:14, 2019-09-11

Donald Trump Arrives In France For D-Day Ceremonies US President Donald Trump arrived in northern France on Thursday for a second day of ceremonies to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings by Allied troops....
13:28, 2019-06-06

Donald Trump 'inept' and 'dysfunctional', UK ambassador to US says In ‘leaked’ diplomatic memos, Kim Darroch reportedly says presidency could ‘end in disgrace’Britain’s ambassador in the United States has described President Donald Trump and his administration as “inept” and “uniquely dysfunctional”, according to ‘l...
08:14, 2019-07-07

Donald Trump to propose ban on flavorings in e-cigarette President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping. (Sept. 11)        ...
09:14, 2019-09-12

"If Iran Wants To Fight, That Will Be Official End Of It": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed....
23:42, 2019-05-19