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US and Mexico: More talks, no deal yet to avert tariffs

Jun. 6, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ending a second day of tense negotiations, U.S. and Mexican officials failed Thursday to reach a deal to avert import tariffs that President Donald Trump is threatening to impose as he tries to strong-arm Mexico into stemming the flow of Central American migrants across America's southern...

Trump sees progress in Mexico talks but 'not nearly enough'

Jun. 5, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Straining to stave off threatened U.S. tariffs, Mexican and American officials claimed progress in White House talks late Wednesday, but President Donald Trump declared it was "not nearly enough" to halt the import taxes he is holding out as a way to force Mexico to stanch the flow of...

Trump's tariffs: What are they? How do they work?

Jun. 2, 2019 2:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has once again turned to tariffs to try to get his way with a U.S. trading partner. This time, the target is Mexico: Trump plans to impose 5% tariffs on Mexican imports starting June 10 and to ratchet them up to 25% by Oct. 1 if the Mexicans don't do more to stop...

Trump's tariffs: What are they? How do they work?

Jun. 1, 2019 4:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has once again turned to tariffs to try to get his way with a U.S. trading partner. This time, the target is Mexico: Trump plans to impose 5% tariffs on Mexican imports starting June 10 and to ratchet them up to 25% by Oct. 1 if the Mexicans don't do more to stop...

How Trump's Mexico threat imperils his own economic agenda

Jun. 1, 2019 4:55 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's vow to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports risks sabotaging not just his drive to forge more favorable trade deals but also a U.S. economy that he says has strengthened under his watch. Trump announced Thursday that he would impose a 5% tax on all Mexican...

US companies are in line of fire of tariffs aimed at Mexico

May. 31, 2019 9:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's surprise threat to impose escalating tariffs on Mexican imports jolted industry leaders throughout the U.S. economy Friday, sparked opposition even from usual Trump allies and set the stage for American consumers to face higher prices. It also sent stock markets...

Wet spring delays California crops, snow elsewhere in West

May. 21, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California growers are frustrated by an unusually wet spring that has delayed the planting of some crops like rice and damaged others including strawberries and wine grapes. The state's wet conditions come as much of the West is experiencing weird weather. Colorado and Wyoming got an...

Trump's defense of tariffs based on dubious claims

May. 14, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — He's been contradicted by one of his top advisers, dinged in regular fact checks and called out by top economists. Still, President Donald Trump has held firm to dubious declarations about trade policy, raising questions among experts and even his allies about whether he either can't...