LA Port Chief Warns China Trade War Could Hurt Local EconomyChina and Hong Kong were the port’s biggest trade partner last year, accounting for $153 billion in goods.
China To Launch World’s First Artificial MoonThe fake moon would act as a nightlight for the city of Chengdu, deflecting sunlight to earth. Chinese scientists believe it could help to conserve energy.
China-US Tariffs: Trade War Will Push Prices Up, Growth DownThe United States slapped a 25 percent tax on $34 billion worth of Chinese imports starting Friday, and China is retaliating with taxes on an equal amount of U.S. products, including soybeans, pork and electric cars.
Dogs Find Forever Homes In US After Escaping Meat Trade In ChinaSome of the dogs have also been used for experiments in labs.
President Trump Hits China With 25 Percent Tariffs On Tech ImportsChina sells the U.S. $375 billion more in goods than it buys, a number Mr. Trump has been determined to lower.
Smugglers Caught Trafficking Thousands Of Poached California SucculentsRare and native plants were pulled from the sea cliffs and shipped overseas, in an international smuggling ring that was trafficking not in guns or drugs, but native California succulent plants called Dudleyas.
China's Xi Jinping Pledges To Cut Auto Tariffs Amid US Trade ClashThe pledge addresses one of the gripes of President Donald Trump, who has threatened to impose new tariffs on $150 billion of Chinese goods in a trade dispute.
Stocks Pare Losses After Initial Trade War FearsAmong the biggest decliners are U.S. carmakers, aerospace companies and chipmakers, with concerns that these companies may be hurt in a trade war. Boeing (BA) shares dropped nearly 3 percent.
China Targets American Cherries, Almonds And Wine With Tariffs On $3B Worth Of US ImportsChina will put 15% tariffs on American cherries, almonds, wine, ethanol and steel pipes, and 25% on pork meat and recycled aluminum.
Dow Surges 669 Points As Trade War Fears CoolThe Dow surged 669 points — its third-biggest point gain in history — and had its best day in two and a half years. Investors were cheered by signs that the United States and China are talking behind the scenes to avoid a clash between the world's two biggest economies.
5 Of The Best New Year's Eve Celebrations In The WorldA look at five of the best New Year's Eve celebrations from around the world.