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China Retaliates for $200 Billion in US Tariffs

China Retaliates for $200 Billion in US Tariffs

BEIJING — China says it has no choice but to retaliate to U.S. President Donald Trump’s 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, risking a further escalation of trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. On Tuesday, China announced a tariff hike on $60 billion…

US Tariffs Hurting American Businesses in China

US Tariffs Hurting American Businesses in China

BEIJING — Even before U.S.-China trade tensions began escalating dramatically, foreign businesses who operate in China were warning about the impact tariffs could have. And now, according to a newly released joint survey from the American Chamber of Commerce in China and AmCham Shanghai, many are already feeling the pinch. More…

US Threatens Sanctions if ICC Investigates Afghan War Crimes Allegations

US Threatens Sanctions if ICC Investigates Afghan War Crimes Allegations

The Trump administration threatened sanctions Monday if the International Criminal Court in The Hague carries out an investigation into allegations of war crimes by U.S. military and intelligence personnel in Afghanistan. A speech by U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton at the conservative Federalist Society in Washington took…

U.S. Tribes Applaud Court Decision Rejecting Trans Mountain Pipeline

U.S. Tribes Applaud Court Decision Rejecting Trans Mountain Pipeline

Seattle — A landmark court decision issued Thursday casts doubt on whether Kinder Morgan’s troubled and controversial Trans…

Trump Reimposes Iranian Economic Sanctions

Trump Reimposes Iranian Economic Sanctions

The United States has reimposed economic sanctions on Iran that were originally put in place to pressure the…

US Navy’s Top Admiral Cites Increased Threat in Ocean Nearest Washington

US Navy’s Top Admiral Cites Increased Threat in Ocean Nearest Washington

PENTAGON — Chinese military vessels are now operating in the Northern Atlantic, and Russian submarines are prowling those same…

At Least 82 Killed as Deadly Earthquake Rocks Indonesia’s Lombok Island

At Least 82 Killed as Deadly Earthquake Rocks Indonesia’s Lombok Island

At least 82 people have been killed when a powerful earthquake rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok Sunday,…

Report: Russia Set Up Clandestine Network For N. Korea Oil Shipments

Report: Russia Set Up Clandestine Network For N. Korea Oil Shipments

SEOUL — Russia engaged in more extensive oil exports to North Korea than had been previously reported, by setting…

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