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Tag Archives: China

Opioids settlement will likely be less than expected

Welcome to Monday, the 219th anniversary of the House of Representatives’ breaking in Thomas Jefferson’s favor an Electoral College tie for the presidency between Jefferson and Aaron Burr. Here are some news items to get your week started: — Opioids ...

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China’s state-owned firm’s interest in Metro causes concern (access required)

WASHINGTON — China’s state-owned rail car manufacturer has shown interest in building the next generation of rail cars for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, and federal officials are worried about possible cybersecurity risks. The Washington Post reported Monday that China Railway ...

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Brexit need not be necessarily so, E.U.’s top court rules

Welcome to Monday, the 54th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Britain can change its mind about exiting, E.U. high court says. — ...

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Trump imposes tariffs on $200B more of Chinese goods (access required)

The Trump administration will impose tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods starting next week, escalating a trade war between the world's two biggest economies and potentially raising prices on goods ranging from handbags to bicycle tires.

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