Free trade

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, center, European Union's Council President Donald Tusk, left, and European Union's Commission President Jean-Claude Junker pose after signing a contract, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at the prime minister's office in Tokyo. (Martin Bureau/Pool Photo via AP)
July 17, 2018 - 8:40 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The European Union and Japan signed a landmark deal on Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade. The ambitious pact signed in Tokyo runs counter to President Donald Trump's moves to hike tariffs on imports from many U.S. trading partners. It covers a third...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, second right, and staff arrive at Los Pinos presidential residence for a visit with Mexico's President Enrique Nieto in Mexico City, Friday, July 13, 2018. Both Mexican and American officials are meeting throughout the day to discuss border, crime, and trade issues affecting both countries. (AP Photo/Anthony Vazquez)
July 13, 2018 - 10:42 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday urged a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to quickly reunite migrant families separated at the border. Pena Nieto said in a statement he called for "a permanent alternative that prioritizes the well-being and...
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Queen Elizabeth II and President Donald Trump walk together to inspect the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 13, 2018 - 3:12 pm
ELLESBOROUGH, England (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 7:50 p.m. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold their summit Monday at the presidential palace in Helsinki. The Finnish government says the two leaders will be...
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Queen Elizabeth II and President Donald Trump walk together to inspect the Guard of Honour at Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 13, 2018 - 1:01 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump and Queen Elizabeth II are getting acquainted over tea at Windsor Castle. Towering over the queen, Trump and the monarch shared a few interactions Friday as they reviewed troops...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May takes the hand of President Donald Trump as they walk up red-carpeted steps to enter Blenheim Palace for a black tie dinner in Blenheim, England, Thursday, July 12, 2018. (Will Oliver/Photo via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 7:58 pm
LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump lobbed a verbal hand grenade into Theresa May's carefully constructed plans for Brexit, saying Thursday that the British leader had wrecked the country's exit from the European Union and likely "killed" chances of a free-trade deal with the United States...
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This is a handout photo provided by Downing Street showing a Cabinet meeting, in London, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May has met with her Cabinet as she tries to restore government unity after the resignations of two top ministers over Brexit. Tuesday's meeting comes after Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Brexit Secretary David Davis quit, saying May's plans for future relations with the European Union don't live up to their idea of Brexit. (Downing Street via AP)
July 12, 2018 - 6:27 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has accused British Prime Minister Theresa May of ruining what her country stands to gain from Brexit and says her "soft" blueprint for the U.K.'s future dealings with the...
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July 07, 2018 - 5:17 am
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The Chinese premier says free trade and international cooperation must be upheld to avoid slowing down the global economy. Premier Li Keqiang also praised the European Union, calling the 28-member bloc an "indispensable force" and very important for global peace, stability...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, bound for the House of Commons to face Prime Minister's Questions, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
July 06, 2018 - 5:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May corralled her Cabinet inside an English country house for a long, hot day Friday, and announced that the divided government had finally agreed on a plan for a future free-trade deal with the European Union. The proposal aims to keep the U.K. and the...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, London, Wednesday July 4, 2018. (PA via AP)
July 05, 2018 - 6:08 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May's office disclosed details Thursday of a plan for customs ties with the European Union that she hopes will unite warring pro-Brexit and pro-EU factions of her Conservative government. Whether it will get the approval of the bloc is another matter...
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A child holds a Mexican flag as supporters of presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador celebrate his victory, on Mexico City's Madero main square, the Zocalo, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Lopez Obrador has claimed victory in Mexico's presidential election, calling for reconciliation. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
July 02, 2018 - 9:00 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on Mexico's presidential election (all times local): 1:30 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump is predicting a positive relationship with Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. Trump says he "had a lot of good conversation" with the leftist leader Monday for...
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