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Huawei warns US patent curbs would hurt global tech

Jun. 27, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei warned Thursday a U.S. senator's proposal to block the company from pursuing damages in patent courts would be a "catastrophe for global innovation." The proposal comes amid mounting U.S. action against Huawei, the biggest maker of switching gear for phone...

Trump heads to Asia for talks on trade, Iran, North Korea

Jun. 27, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Heading into what is likely his most consequential overseas trip of the year, President Donald Trump will be forced to grapple with a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations and a growing global to-do list. Trump goes first to Osaka, Japan, for the annual Group of 20 summit,...

China's president, other leaders in Osaka for G-20 meetings

Jun. 27, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping and other world leaders are gathering in Osaka for a summit of the Group of 20 major economies that is likely to be overshadowed by both trade and geopolitical tensions. President Donald Trump was due to arrive later Thursday, and to meet with Xi on Saturday...

Asian shares rise on optimism around Trump-Xi meeting

Jun. 26, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks advanced Thursday ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan this week. Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.8% to 21,262.10 and the Kospi in South Korea climbed 0.9% to 2,139.91. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.9%...

Trump heads to Asia for global talks on trade, Iran and more

Jun. 26, 2019 9:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fun and flattery are largely over for President Donald Trump as he embarks on his third overseas trip in a month, this time facing a flurry of international crises, tense negotiations and a growing global to-do list. Trump heads first to Osaka, Japan, for the annual Group of 20...

Huawei loses trade-secret case, but jury awards no damages

Jun. 26, 2019 8:12 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas jury ruled Wednesday that Chinese technology giant Huawei stole trade secrets from a Silicon Valley startup, but jurors declined to levy damages, saying Huawei didn't benefit from the theft. The jury in U.S. District Court in Sherman, Texas, also rejected Huawei's claims that Cnex...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely accuses Mueller of a crime

Jun. 26, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday falsely accused special counsel Robert Mueller of deleting messages that would support the president's contention that the Russia investigation was out to get him. The provocative allegation of a "crime" by Mueller was one in a series of distorted...

Trump: China needs to reach a trade deal more than he does

Jun. 26, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he's under little pressure to reach a trade deal with China when he meets late this week with President Xi Jinping and is prepared to impose further tariffs on Chinese imports. "The Chinese economy's going down the tubes," Trump said in an...

Defense: Chinese scholar's killer offered to locate body

Jun. 26, 2019 6:04 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Lawyers for a former University of Illinois doctoral student who faces a possible death sentence for kidnapping and killing a visiting scholar from China say their client offered after his arrest to plead guilty and divulge where her remains were in exchange for a life sentence. The...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Jun. 26, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

Stocks closed slightly lower on Wall Street Wednesday after an early rally fueled by optimism over the next round of trade talks between the U.S. and China lost momentum toward the end of the day. Stocks rose early after comments from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin raised hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal....