US, China sign historic phase one trade deal

‘It doesn’t get any bigger than this’ President Trump signed a landmark trade agreement with China, heralding a period of detente in a trade war between the world’s two largest economies fueled by decades of complaints that Beijing was manipulating its currency and stealing … Read More

North Korea Threatens To Restart Nuclear Program If US Won’t Lift Sanctions

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Things have been quiet in North Korea since Secretary of State Mike Pompeo enjoyed a harmonious surprise lunch with Kim Jong Un during a visit to Pyongyang last month, where Pompeo and the Hermit Kingdom’s ‘Dear Leader’ tentatively agreed to a second … Read More

Trade rocks already unstable U.S.-China relations

FILE – In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shakes hands during a news conference at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Trump’s trade battle with China will exacerbate … Read More

China presses Europe for anti-U.S. alliance on trade

FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags are set up for a meeting during a visit by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at China’s Ministry of Transport in Beijing, China April 27, 2018. PHOTO/COURTESY: REUTERS/Jason Lee In Summary Senior Chinese … Read More