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BEIJING | China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

BEIJING —January 20, 2019—  China‘s 2018 economic growth fell to a three-decade low as activity cooled amid a tariff war with Washington. The world’s second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 percent over a year earlier, down from 2017’s 6.9 percent, official data showed Monday. Growth in the three months ending in December cooled to 6.4 percent from … Continue reading BEIJING | China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

BEIJING | China’s 2018 economic growth edges down amid trade war

BEIJING —January 20, 2019—   China‘s 2018 economic growth decelerated to 6.6 percent after activity in the final quarter of the year declined amid a tariff battle with Washington. Data announced Monday showed economic growth cooled to a post-global crisis quarterly low of 6.4 percent in the three months ending in December from the previous quarter’s … Continue reading BEIJING | China’s 2018 economic growth edges down amid trade war

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump offers ‘Dreamers’ deal for border wall

WASHINGTON— January 19, 2019—The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 9:10 p.m. President Donald Trump on Saturday has offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the Saturday move … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump offers ‘Dreamers’ deal for border wall

WASHINGTON | Trump offers temporary ‘Dreamers’ deal for border wall

WASHINGTON  —January 19, 2019— In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange or his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the move as a “common-sense compromise,” Democrats … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump offers temporary ‘Dreamers’ deal for border wall

WASHINGTON| Trump celebrates new citizens in Oval Office ceremony

WASHINGTON—Jan 19, 2019— On a day focused on his demand for a border wall, President Donald Trump used music and pageantry to welcome “the five newest members of our great American family” during a naturalization ceremony in the Oval Office. In a ceremony Saturday that began to the strains of a violin and ended with … Continue reading WASHINGTON| Trump celebrates new citizens in Oval Office ceremony

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the wall, drugs, Russia, vets

WASHINGTON—Jan 19, 2019— It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in President Donald Trump‘s Washington. Trump assailed Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., for playing on the beach in Puerto Rico, though she never went. His vice president echoed Trump’s declaration of victory against the Islamic State group despite a deadly … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on the wall, drugs, Russia, vets

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Schumer dismisses Trump plan to end shutdown

WASHINGTON —Jan 19, 2019—The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says President Donald Trump‘s proposal for ending the 29-day partial federal shutdown is simply “more hostage taking.” The New York Democrat says Trump’s plan offers “one-sided and ineffective remedies.” Trump on Saturday proposed granting temporary … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Schumer dismisses Trump plan to end shutdown

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump offers immigration deal to end shutdown

WASHINGTON —Jan 19, 2019—The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 4:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is offering to extend temporary protection for people brought to U.S. illegally as children in a bid to secure border wall funding. Trump has struggled to find a way out of a four-week partial government shutdown over … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump offers immigration deal to end shutdown