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World shares rise after upbeat talk on China-US trade

Oct. 22, 2019 7:55 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Global stock markets were rising Tuesday, spurred by upbeat talk from President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials on the status of trade negotiations with China. Investors were heartened by Trump's comment to reporters Monday that he hopes to sign a trade deal with China next month at a...

Asian stocks climb, lifted by upbeat talk on China-US trade

Oct. 22, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares are gaining in Asia after upbeat comments from President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials on the status of trade negotiations with China. The Kospi in South Korea led gains, jumping 1.3% to 2,090.88, thanks to gains in technology companies overnight on Wall Street. Australia's...

White House aides try disappearing act amid impeachment talk

Oct. 10, 2019 6:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — They've skipped the high-profile Sunday TV shows and avoided driveway chat sessions with reporters. Few who are typically eager to defend the president have appeared at all on television this month. White House officials close to President Donald Trump are pulling off a disappearing act,...

Hopes are dim as US and China resume high-stakes trade talks

Oct. 9, 2019 10:54 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping have plenty of reasons to call off their trade war. Both face weakening economies that would likely further deteriorate if their conflict escalates. Both are up against a formidable adversary that shows no inclination to yield. Both are...

White House vows total halt to impeachment probe cooperation

Oct. 8, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House declared Tuesday it will halt any and all cooperation with what it termed the "illegitimate" impeachment probe by House Democrats, sharpening the constitutional clash between President Donald Trump and Congress. Trump attorneys sent a lengthy letter to House leaders...

After stumbles, White House aims to hone impeachment defense

Oct. 7, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As House Democrats fire off more subpoenas, the White House is finalizing a high-stakes strategy to counter the impeachment threat to President Donald Trump: Stall. Obfuscate. Attack. Repeat. Trump aides are honing their approach after two weeks of what allies have described as a listless...

The Latest: House panel subpoenas White House documents

Oct. 4, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Democrats' impeachment inquiry (all times local): 6:25 p.m. A House committee has sent a subpoena to the White House demanding documents that could provide details on President Donald Trump's effort to push Ukraine to produce information that...

The Latest: Trump denies quid pro quo with Ukraine

Oct. 4, 2019 11:40 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Democrats' impeachment inquiry (all times local): 11:35 a.m. President Donald Trump is insisting that his call for China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden will have no bearing on upcoming high-stakes trade talks with the nation....

Nikki Haley moves back to SC, fuels political speculation

Sep. 20, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is moving back to her native South Carolina, re-establishing a home base and also fueling speculation that a return to politics is next on her to-do list. The 47-year-old former South Carolina governor, who left office in 2017 to join the Trump...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump and Democrats mangle science

Sep. 7, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Science took a beating in the political arena this past week as President Donald Trump sowed confusion about Hurricane Dorian's path and Democratic presidential candidates rang false alarms about the air we breathe. Trump found himself contradicted by his government's own meteorologists...