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AS THE PERIOD FOR comment on a planned $200 billion of tariffs on Chinese goods ended, it was said that President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping as the two nations square off. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/QILAI SHEN

Kudlow says U.S. willing to talk with China as tariffs loom...

NEW YORK - President Donald Trump is willing to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping as the two nations square off over trade, but...
RICHARD CORDRAY, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will step down at the end of the month. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

CFPB’s Cordray to step down, allowing Trump to remake agency

NEW YORK - Richard Cordray will step down as the head of a controversial consumer watchdog at the end of the month amid growing speculation...
THE TOBEY STREET ON-RAMP for Route 6 West in Providence is an example of the nation's decaying transportation infrastructure, which is in need of a total of $2 trillion in addition to already budgeted investments to bring it all up to a "B" grade. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

U.S. infrastructure gets near flunking grade from engineers

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The report card is in, and U.S. infrastructure is almost flunking.The American Society of Civil Engineers on Thursday assigned a grade...
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, center, greets attendees during an election night party at the Hilton Midtown hotel in New York on Wednesday, Nov. 9. Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States in a repudiation of the political establishment that jolted financial markets and likely will reorder the nation's priorities and fundamentally alter America's relationship with the world. / BLOOMBERG NEWS/ANDREW HARRER

Trump invited to White House after stunning win over Clinton

Donald Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States in a stunning repudiation of the political establishment that jolted financial markets and...

Raimondo belies Republican juggernaut as Rhode Island’s governor

WASHINGTON - Democrat Gina Raimondo focused her campaign for Rhode Island’s governorship on turning around the New England state’s ailing economy by reviving factories...

Chafee, other governors look to Colo.’s experience with legal pot

(Corrected, 2:49 p.m.)WASHINGTON – Colorado Democrat John Hickenlooper has a firm answer to other U.S. governors asking him about marijuana as source of revenue:...
GOV. LINCOLN D. CHAFEE was one of several governors nationwide to call for more state oversight of local finances in the wake of bankruptcies in Detroit and Central Falls. / PBN FILE PHOTO FRANK MULLIN

Chafee, other governors call for more local finance oversight after Detroit

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Detroit’s record U.S. municipal bankruptcy shows that states need to do more to oversee localities’ finances and unfunded liabilities, Republican and...

U.S. governors have few answers as cities face bankruptcy risk

WASHINGTON - U.S. governors of states where municipalities filed for bankruptcy say there was little they could have done, even as cities such as...

Foreclosure deal may help states prop up budgets, raze homes

CHICAGO - Wisconsin plans to use part of its $140 million share of the national foreclosure settlement to fill a budget hole. Missouri would...
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