International trade

FILE - This is a Sept. 13, 2017 file photo of the Bombardier Aerospace plant in Belfast, Northern Ireland. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is "bitterly disappointed" by the U.S. government's decision to slap duties of nearly 220 percent on Canada's Bombardier C series aircraft. May took to Twitter on Wednesday Sept. 27, 2017 to say Britain will continue to work with the company to try to protect jobs, including some 4,000 in Northern Ireland. May has a key alliance with the Northern Ireland-based Democratic Unionist Party. (Brian Lawless/PA, File via AP)
September 27, 2017 - 9:09 am
LONDON (AP) — U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May said she was "bitterly disappointed" with the U.S. government's decision to slap duties of almost 220 percent on Bombardier's C series aircraft, which threatens more than 4,000 jobs in Northern Ireland. May took to Twitter to vow she'll work with the...
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U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross listens to a reporter's question during a press conference in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Ross said Wednesday that the Trump administration’s priorities as it prepares to tackle bigger and “more difficult” trade issues with China are better market access, less protectionism and protecting intellectual property rights. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
September 27, 2017 - 3:28 am
HONG KONG (AP) — U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Wednesday that the Trump administration's priorities as it prepares to tackle "bigger" and "more difficult" trade issues with China are better market access, less protectionism and protecting intellectual property rights. Ross spoke to...
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FILE- This April 18, 2017, file photo shows the suburban Minneapolis headquarters of Syngenta in Minnetonka, Minn. Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta said Tuesday, Sept. 26, that it has agreed to settle tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits by farmers over the company's rollout of a genetically engineered corn seed variety before China approved it for imports. Terms weren't disclosed. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)
September 26, 2017 - 6:40 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta said Tuesday it has agreed to settle tens of thousands of U.S. lawsuits by farmers over the company's rollout of a genetically engineered corn seed variety before China approved it for imports. Terms weren't disclosed. Syngenta said in a...
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FILE- This May 12, 2005, file photo, shows the port of Longview on the Columbia River at Longview, Wash. The Department of Ecology said Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, it rejected a water quality permit that Millennium Bulk Terminals wanted because the proposed facility near Longview in southwest Washington state would have caused "significant and unavoidable harm" to the environment. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
September 26, 2017 - 6:29 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A company that wants to build and operate a large terminal to export coal from the western U.S. to Asia was denied a key permit by Washington state on Tuesday because of environmental concerns. The Department of Ecology rejected a water quality permit that Millennium Bulk...
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September 19, 2017 - 6:11 am
BEIJING (AP) — A business group urged China on Tuesday to carry out promises to open its economy and warned that inaction might fuel a backlash against free trade amid mounting U.S. and European criticism. The European Union Chamber of Commerce said in a report that Beijing is backtracking in some...
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September 15, 2017 - 12:12 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea conducted its longest-ever test flight of a ballistic missile Friday, sending an intermediate-range weapon hurtling over U.S. ally Japan into the northern Pacific Ocean in a launch that signals both defiance of its rivals and a big technological advance. Since...
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September 14, 2017 - 11:14 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on another missile launch by North Korea (all times local): 12:10 p.m. Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull harshly condemned North Korea's missile launch as "reckless and dangerous," and called for even tougher punishments against Pyongyang. "This is...
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September 14, 2017 - 10:02 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on another missile launch by North Korea (all times local): 10:55 a.m. President Moon Jae-in has instructed South Korean officials to pursue "stern" diplomatic and military measures to discourage North Korea from further provocations after its latest missile...
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September 14, 2017 - 9:03 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on another missile launch by North Korea (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The U.N. Security Council has scheduled an emergency meeting on North Korea's missile launch. Ethiopia's U.N. Mission, which holds the council presidency this month, said closed-door...
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China's United Nations Ambassador Liu Jieyi speaks after voting to adopt a new sanctions resolution against North Korea during a meeting of the U.N. Security Council at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 12, 2017 - 12:08 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. Security Council's attempt to rein in North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs (all times local): 11:30 p.m. South Korea and Japan have welcomed the U.N. Security Council's new sanctions on North Korea in response to the country's latest...
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