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Adidas, Nike, PUMA say new tariffs on China would be 'catastrophic'

Adidas, Nike, PUMA say new tariffs on China would be 'catastrophic'

Adidas, Nike and PUMA on Tuesday urged US President Donald Trump to prevent the shoe industry from falling victim to the trade war with China, saying new tariffs could be ‘catastrophic.’

Palestinians shun Bahrain conference proposed by US

Palestinians shun Bahrain conference proposed by US

The Palestinian leadership has not been consulted about a US-led conference in Bahrain next month in support of Washington's Middle East peace plan, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said.

Call for Iran-US talks in either Iraq or Qatar

Call for Iran-US talks in either Iraq or Qatar

A senior Iranian legislator has called for the United States and Iran to hold talks in Iraq or Qatar to defuse tensions amid a US military build-up in the Gulf.

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

Trump delays decision on auto tariffs for up to six months

President Donald Trump on Friday announced he will delay by six months a decision on imposing steep tariffs on imported autos.

US air strike kills at least 8 police in southern Afghanistan: official

US air strike kills at least 8 police in southern Afghanistan: official

A US air strike killed at least eight policeman in Afghanistan's Helmand province, a government official said on Friday, the latest casualties from a rise in air and ground operations against the Afghan Taliban.

US farmers receive $8.52 billion in aid to date, USDA says

US farmers receive $8.52 billion in aid to date, USDA says

The US Department of Agriculture has to date paid out $8.52 billion in direct payments to American farmers as part of the 2018 aid program, designed to offset losses from trade tariffs by China ...

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs for six months: industry sources

Trump plans to delay auto tariffs for six months: industry sources

President Donald Trump plans to hold off on imposing steep tariffs on imported autos while the US pursues agreements with key trading partners, industry sources told AFP Wednesday.

FAA grilled again over Boeing 737 MAX crisis

FAA grilled again over Boeing 737 MAX crisis

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration faced another grilling in Congress Wednesday following revelations that pilots complained to Boeing about the 737 MAX in the aftermath of the Lion Air crash.

Trump denies planning to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran

Trump denies planning to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran

President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a report that he is considering sending 120,000 troops to counter Iran, but didn't rule out deploying ‘a hell of a lot more’ soldiers in the future.

Trump, Xi could meet next month on trade: White House aide

Trump, Xi could meet next month on trade: White House aide

US President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping could meet next month on the sidelines of the G20 summit to hash out their differences on trade, but no new talks are scheduled, ...

US, Taliban hold new round of talks in Doha

US, Taliban hold new round of talks in Doha

Qatar said on Thursday it welcomed a new round of talks between the United States and Afghan Taliban being held in Doha.

Spike in US teen suicides after Netflix '13 Reasons Why' release: study

Spike in US teen suicides after Netflix '13 Reasons Why' release: study

The suicide rate among US teenagers spiked in the months after the release of the controversial Netflix drama ‘13 Reasons Why’, which follows the story of a high school girl who kills herself, a new study has found.