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China waiving tariff hikes on US soybeans, pork

China is waiving punitive tariffs on U.S. soybeans and pork while the two sides negotiate a trade deal, the Ministry of Finance said Friday.

Trump insists there’s more to Mexico deal than meets the eye

Stung by criticism that his deal to avert threatened Mexican tariffs mostly ramps up existing efforts, President Donald Trump is insisting there's more to it than meets the eye.

Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs

President Donald Trump says he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country "has agreed to take strong measures" to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States.

Trump: ‘Good chance’ now for tariff deal with Mexico

After a week of threats, President Donald Trump declared Thursday that now "there is a good chance" the U.S. will strike a deal with Mexico to avert the tariffs he had scheduled for Monday to force the U.S. ally to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States.

US employers add a weak 75,000 jobs; unemployment stays 3.6%

U.S. hiring slowed in May as employers added just 75,000 jobs, a sign that businesses may have become more cautious in the face of slowing global growth and widening trade conflicts.

Mexican officials try to stave off tariffs at White House

Mexican and U.S. officials met late into the day Tuesday at the White House trying to stave off President Donald Trump's threatened tariffs on all Mexican goods flowing into the United States.

Trump, Japan’s Abe at odds over North Korean missile tests

President Donald Trump said Monday he is not "personally" bothered by recent short-range North Korean missile tests and doesn't believe they violated U.N. Security Council resolutions, breaking with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is hosting the president on a four-day state visit full of pageantry and pomp.

Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America's allies — lifting import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum and delaying auto tariffs that would have hurt Japan and Europe.

China retaliates on tariffs, stock markets go into a slide

Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump's latest penalties on Chinese products.

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UNCW calls fall semester a success, will test students for COVID-19 more frequently in spring

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New Hanover & Topsail changing classes in latest NCHSAA realignment plan

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Despite challenges Seaside Chapel Living Nativity open in Carolina Beach

It's been a tough week for Seaside Chapel in Carolina Beach. Last Sunday part of their Living Nativity set came toppling to the ground because of a storm, but with help from the community they were ready for opening night on Friday.