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Dow tanks more than 700 points amid fears of China trade war
The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 700 points today amid Wall Street fears of a potential trade war with China sparked by punishing tariffs announced by President Donald Trump . At the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange, the Dow finished the day down 724 points to 23,957.
New leadership council reveal by Chinese President Xi Jinping shows no successor in sight
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Beijing’s most powerful leader since Chairman Mao , unveiled his seven-man leadership lineup Wednesday morning at the Great Hall of the People with himself at the helm. There was no clear successor among the seven men on the dais, which sends a strong signal that Xi
The 'Super Bowl' of Chinese politics takes place this week
This week Beijing marks the opening of China’s most important political event: the 19th Communist Party Congress. This gathering, held every five years, brings together China’s top Communist Party members and the country's top leaders. It is the Super Bowl of Chinese politics, if the the Super Bowl
Putin on Trump's withdrawal from Paris Accord: 'Don't worry, be happy'
Russian President Vladimir Putin today appeared to come to the defense of President Trump over his decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement Putin, speaking at an economic forum in Russia, said that although he thinks it would have been better for the U.S. to try to change the
Terror Attack on Nice: 84 Dead After Grenade-Filled Truck Plows Into Crowd
Eighty-four people -- including several children -- died in the French city of Nice after a terrorist plowed a truck, which was "loaded with" grenades and other arms, into a large crowd during Bastille Day celebrations Thursday night, according to officials and the French president. As of 8 a.m.
Chinese Cruise Ship Capsizes: Rescuers Desperately Listen for Sounds of Survivors in Submerged Hull
Rescuers attempted dramatic rescue efforts, at least one with a hammer, to reach hundreds of passengers trapped in an overturned cruise ship on China 's Yangtze River after it capsized in a storm. Search teams heard people calling out from within the partially submerged ship, state broadcaster CCTV
Argentina's President Faces Criticism After Tweet Mocks Chinese Accent
Argentina’s President found herself in a diplomatic firestorm Thursday, after apparently mocking the Chinese accent on Twitter during an official state visit to China . Tweeting to her 3.53 million followers, President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner wrote: “Are they all with La Campola?” in
Kerry on NKorea: US Would Not Rule Out Talks, But Only If Denuclearization Steps Taken
Kerry's Visit to Japan Comes as Pyongyang Ramps Up Its Rhetoric Towards Tokyo