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Aimed at China, Trump's tariffs are hitting closer to home

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:57:56 GMT2018-04-24T04:57:56Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump's escalating dispute with China over trade and technology is threatening jobs and profits in working-class communities where his "America First" agenda hit home....

US brands suffer collateral damage in Chinese corporate war

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:08:15 GMT2018-04-23T16:08:15Z

SHANGHAI (AP) -- It was looking like a banner year for business in China. The U.S. clothing company was expecting a 20 percent jump in online sales on Alibaba's Tmall, thanks to the e-commerce giant's massive reach....

Trump likes coal, but that doesn't mean he's hostile to wind

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:23:17 GMT2018-04-23T14:23:17Z

BOSTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump has courted coal miners and cast doubt on whether fossils fuel contribute to climate change, but that hasn't translated into hostility for renewable energy - particularly offshore wind....

Survey: Economists' outlook is sunny but not due to tax cuts

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 04:12:03 GMT2018-04-23T04:12:03Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- America's business economists are sketching a bright picture for the coming months, with a survey finding that more of their companies foresee rising sales and expect to continue hiring and raising pay....

Supreme Court wrestles with administrative law judge case

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 17:34:25 GMT2018-04-23T17:34:25Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court wrestled Monday with a case brought by a former financial adviser known for his "Buckets of Money" strategy who is challenging the appointment of the administrative law judge who ruled against him....

Study: Bangladesh must do more to protect garment workers

Tue, 24 Apr 2018 05:52:51 GMT2018-04-24T05:52:51Z

DHAMRAI, Bangladesh (AP) -- The factory building had been expanded illegally, with additional floors stacked one on top of another. An engineer had declared it unsafe, and the thousands of people who worked inside, stitching garments for clothing brands from around the world, knew it was trouble....

Kushner plans to build twin-towers in New Jersey unraveling

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 23:13:23 GMT2018-04-23T23:13:23Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- First, Jared Kushner's big plans for a skyscraper in Manhattan fell apart. Now, it's the turn of his major twin-tower project across the river in New Jersey....