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As new disease wipes out Caribbean coral, scientists tear up reefs to stop the spread

26 Sep 2019

ST THOMAS, Virgin Islands/NEW YORK Off the coast of St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands, a group of scientists is tearing a reef apart in a feverish attempt to save some of its coral. | Video

Trump favors 'whole deal' with China, two sides prepare for trade talks

13 Sep 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday he preferred a comprehensive trade deal with China but did not rule out the possibility of an interim pact, even as he said an "easy" agreement would not be possible. | Video

Biofuel plan faces fresh backlash from U.S. agricultural trade groups

06 Sep 2019

NEW YORK U.S. agricultural trade groups on Friday told the Trump administration a proposed biofuel reform package falls short of expectations, four sources familiar with discussions said, complicating plans the administration had for presenting the proposal to President Donald Trump.

Trump to meet with USDA, EPA officials about biofuels plan: sources

06 Sep 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to meet with Department of Agriculture and Environmental Protection Agency officials late Thursday to consider a plan that would include boosting biofuels requirements for 2020 by 1 billion gallons, according to two sources familiar with the discussions.

U.S., Chinese negotiators hold 'constructive' phone talks on trade

10 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK U.S. and Chinese trade officials held a "constructive" phone conversation on Tuesday, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said, marking a new round of talks after the world's two largest economies agreed to a truce in a year-long trade war.

U.S., China to relaunch talks with little changed since deal fell apart

10 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The United States and China are set to relaunch trade talks this week after a two-month hiatus, but a year after their trade war began there is little sign their differences have narrowed.

U.S., China to relaunch talks with little changed since deal fell apart

09 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, July 9 The United States and China are set to relaunch trade talks this week after a two-month hiatus, but a year after their trade war began there is little sign their differences have narrowed.

Apple, Keurig Dr Pepper, Dollar Tree, Fitbit press U.S. to drop China tariff plan

21 Jun 2019

NEW YORK Apple Inc, Keurig Dr Pepper Inc, Dollar Tree Inc and Fitbit Inc have joined other companies in filing letters of opposition to a Trump administration plan for more U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, including iPhones, MacBooks, and single-serve coffee brewers.

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