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THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION said that China has agreed to remove tariffs on imported automobiles. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ OILAI SHEN

Mnuchin says China agrees to lower auto tariffs; Beijing silent

NEW YORK - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said China has agreed to remove tariffs on imported automobiles but declined to detail the specifics of...
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...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP center, speaks as Ivanka Trump, daughter of Trump, from left, Bayo Ogunlesi, chairman of Global Infrastructure Partners, Ginni Rometty, president and CEO of International Business Machine Corp., Indra Nooyi, chairman and CEO of PepsiCo Inc., Stephen Schwarzman, co-founder and CEO of Blackstone Group LP, Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors Co., Gary Cohn, director of the U.S. National Economic Council, Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., and Laurence Fink, chairman and CEO of BlackRock Inc., listen. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ANDREW HARRER

Trump’s CEO brain trust comes up short on big ideas for...

NEW YORK - Elon Musk of Tesla and Walt Disney’s Bob Iger have quit. Jeffrey Immelt of General Electric Co. and JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie...
SEAN SPICER HAS RESIGNED his position as White House press secretary. BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/OLIVIER DOULIERY

Spicer resigns as Trump hires Scaramucci as communications director

NEW YORK - White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday after President Donald Trump hired financier Anthony Scaramucci as his communications director,...
DONALD TRUMP JR., son of U.S. President Donald Trump, stands in an elevator at Trump Tower in New York. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/ALBIN LOHR-JONES

Trump’s son was told Russia sought to hurt Clinton, emails show

NEW YORK - Donald Trump Jr. released emails he exchanged ahead of a meeting with a Russian lawyer last year that said the Russian...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP summoned some of America’s most prominent corporate executives to the White House Thursday and told them he intends to put them to work restoring manufacturing jobs and U.S. dominance in trade. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO

Trump vows to put CEOs to work restoring U.S. manufacturing

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump summoned some of America’s most prominent corporate executives to the White House Thursday and told them he intends to...
DEMONSTRATORS HOLD signs and march towards Federal Plaza protesting U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order blocking visitors from seven predominantly Muslim nations in New York on Sunday, Jan. 29. Court decisions temporarily blocked the U.S. administration from enforcing parts of Trump's order after a day in which students, refugees and dual citizens were stuck overseas or detained and some businesses warned employees from those countries not to risk leaving the United States. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/JEENAH MOON

Trump deflects migrant ban chaos by blaming Delta, protesters

(Updated 9:47 a.m.) WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump defended the immigration clampdown that sparked a global backlash over the weekend by blaming the confusion at...

U.S. retailers get late shopping surge, lifting holiday sales

NEW YORK - A late surge in shopping and pent-up demand for woman’s clothing gave a boost to holiday sales, according to early spending...

Online sales surge ahead of retailers’ holiday deals bonanza

NEW YORK - U.S. e-commerce sales surged on Thanksgiving, raising questions about how many shoppers will show up for brick-and-mortar retailers’ promotions on Black...

Disney aims Nerf crossbows in global push for ‘Star Wars’ toys

LOS ANGELES - For “Star Wars” fans, Christmas is coming early this year: on Sept. 4, when the toys tied to Walt Disney Co.’s...
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