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US-China trade war could soon pose a serious economic threat

Sep. 18, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking better-skilled workers, Cedar Electronics decided last year to return some of its manufacturing to the United States from the Philippines, only to run smack into a worsening U.S.-China trade war. Cedar makes radar and laser detection systems. When it shifted the assembly of those...

Asian stocks rise on possible US-China talks amid tensions

Sep. 12, 2018 11:24 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday after a report that the U.S. had proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China quelled fears that a dispute between the world's two largest economies was spiraling out of control. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.8...

Trump: Apple can avoid tariffs by shifting production to US

Sep. 8, 2018 3:07 PM EDT

President Donald Trump concedes that some Apple Inc. products may become more expensive if his administration imposes "massive" additional tariffs on Chinese-made goods, but he says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the U.S. "Start building new plants now. Exciting!" Trump said Saturday...

Detroit program helps female ex-felons

Jul. 30, 2018 1:02 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — In a small room full of decorative handbags and clutches, Tonya Carswell is seated at a table as she meticulously constructs a handbag. All the while, she talks about life after her release from prison. Carswell was riding in a car in 1974 when the woman driving pulled up next to a man named...