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US Warns China on Behavior towards its Asian Neighbors

The United States warned China on Saturday against threatening its neighbors' sovereignty and said Washington is investing in new military technology to defend its Asian allies.

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Trump Digs in on Mexican Import Tariffs Despite Uproar

Despite pushback from U.S. business, Mexico and Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump is doubling down on his threat to slap a 5% tariff on Mexican imports unless America's southern neighbor cracks down on Central American migrants trying to cross the U.S. border.

U.S. manufacturers said the tariff, set to take effect June 10, would have devastating consequences on them and American consumers. U.S. stocks tumbled on Wall Street in response to Trump's planned action.

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Huawei 'Too Close' to Chinese Government to Be Trusted, Says US

Telecommunications giant Huawei is "too close" to the Chinese government, making it difficult to trust the company at the heart of an escalating trade war between Washington and Beijing, the US defence chief said Saturday.

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Canada Economy Grew 0.4 Percent in Q1

Canada's economy grew 0.4 percent in the first three months of 2019, failing to meet already low expectations, the government reported Friday.

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India Growth Slumps to 5.8 Percent in First Quarter

India's economic growth suffered a third straight quarterly fall in the first three months of 2019 to 5.8 percent, according to government figures, throwing up an immediate challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new administration.

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S&P Boosts Indonesia's Credit Rating after Widodo Re-election

Ratings agency S&P lifted Indonesia's credit rating Friday, citing strong prospects for Southeast Asia's biggest economy after the re-election of president Joko Widodo.

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China Slams US 'Lies' as Tariff Hike Looms

China on Friday accused the United States of repeatedly lying about the effects of the trade war on its economy as Beijing prepares to hike tariffs on American goods ranging from wine to pianos and condoms.

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Trump Says China Suffering from Trade Conflict

U.S. President Donald Trump repeated his claim on Thursday that China is suffering most in the trade conflict with the United States, saying the punitive tariffs are having a "devastating effect."

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Brazil Economy Shrinks 0.2 Percent in First Quarter

Brazil's economy shrank in the first quarter of the year, official data showed Thursday, taking Latin America's biggest country to the brink of recession for the first time in two years. 

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U.S. Economic Growth Revised Down to 3.1% in Q1

U.S. economic growth at the start of 2019 was slightly slower than originally reported but remained robust despite President Donald Trump's extended government shutdown, according to new data released Thursday.

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