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FILE - In this April 26, 2017, file photo, rows of motorcycles are behind a bronze plate with corporate information on the showroom floor at a Harley-Davidson dealership in Glenshaw, Pa. Harley-Davidson, facing rising costs from new tariffs, will begin shifting the production of motorcycles heading for Europe from the U.S. to factories overseas. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
June 25, 2018 - 7:45 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Harley-Davidson, up against spiraling costs from tariffs, will begin to shift the production of motorcycles headed for Europe from the U.S. to factories, to overseas facilities. The European Union on Friday began rolling out tariffs on American imports like bourbon, peanut butter...
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Chris Miller
June 25, 2018 - 7:22 am
Do you take regular lunch breaks at work? How long do you spend at lunch? A new survey finds some workers worry about what their bosses will think if they break for lunch, and as it turns out, a significant number of them are justified in feeling that way. According to the study of American and...
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A man looks at an electronic board displaying stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, June 25, 2018.Asian stock markets fell Monday and oil prices gave up some of their gains after Chinese regulators freed up extra money for bank lending amid a trade dispute with Washington. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
June 25, 2018 - 7:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets sank Monday and oil prices were mixed amid simmering worries about U.S.-Chinese trade tensions. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 1.3 percent to 12,414 and London's FTSE 100 gave up 1.4 percent to 7,575. France's CAC 40 shed 0.8 percent to 5,343. On Wall Street,...
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June 25, 2018 - 6:45 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry has expressed concern over reports that U.S. President Donald Trump plans to curb Chinese investments in the United States, and urged Washington to provide a "good, fair, and predictable" environment for Chinese companies. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng...
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June 25, 2018 - 6:18 am
BEIJING (AP) — The vice president of the European Union's governing body says Europe and China will form a group aimed at updating global trade rules to address technology policy, subsidies and other emerging complaints in a bid to preserve support for international commerce. European Commission...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 file photo, an Uber App is displayed on a phone in London. Uber is beginning its court case to remain on the streets of London, arguing that the ride-hailing app has made significant changes since a regulator refused to renew the company's operating license last year. Lawyers for the company are opening their case Monday, June 25, 2018 at Westminster Magistrates Court in an effort to overturn Transport for London's ruling last September that Uber was not a "fit and proper" company after repeated lapses in corporate responsibility. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
June 25, 2018 - 5:51 am
LONDON (AP) — Uber is beginning its court case to remain on the streets of London, arguing that the ride-hailing app has made significant changes since a regulator refused to renew the company's operating license last year. Lawyers for the company are opening their case Monday at Westminster...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, June 20, 2018, an anti-Brexit, pro-EU supporter holds an EU flag and a placard during a protest backdropped by the Houses of Parliament in London. The divisions opened up by the 2016 referendum have not healed, but hardened, splitting Britain into two camps: leavers and remainers. Almost the only thing the two groups share is pessimism about the way Brexit is going. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
June 25, 2018 - 3:52 am
LONDON (AP) — A survey finds that almost half of European Union business leaders have cut U.K. investment since Britain voted to leave the European Union two years ago. The report published Monday by law firm Baker McKenzie surveyed over 800 business leaders in six key EU countries. It finds that...
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The Tenaris $1.8 billion state-of-the-art seamless pipe mill is shown Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Bay City, Texas. Tenaris, which imports steel from it's facilities around the world, is seeking an exemption from the steel tariff. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 25, 2018 - 12:08 am
BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump says his tariffs on imported steel and other goods will put U.S. companies and workers on stronger footing by winding back the clock of globalization. But they could end up backfiring on the very people he is aiming to help. The Commerce Department has...
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June 24, 2018 - 10:15 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China says it will cut the amount of money some banks are required to keep on hand in part to free up funding for small businesses, amid a brewing trade war with the United States. The central bank said the cut of 50 basis points, or half a percentage point, in the reserve...
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In this April 25, 2018, photo, Gary Ramey, owner and founder of Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., holds a part from one of the company's firearms. Ramey and others in the gun industry are finding corporate America distancing itself from gunmakers and gun dealers, discontinuing discounts or refusing business. (AP Photo/Lisa Marie Pane)
June 24, 2018 - 5:54 pm
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — With Gary Ramey's fledgling gun-making business taking off in retail stores, he decided to start offering one of his handguns for sale on his website. That didn't sit well with the company he used to process payments, and they informed him they were dropping his account...
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