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Beijing tariff demands may expand U.S.-China 'phase one' trade deal significantly
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 23:20:32 -0500
A "phase one" trade deal between the United States and China was supposed to be a limited agreement that would allow leaders from both countries to claim an easy victory while soothing financial markets.
Alibaba to price shares at HK$176 in $12.9 billion Hong Kong listing: sources
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:57:24 -0500
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will raise up to $12.9 billion in its Hong Kong secondary listing and is set to price its shares at HK$176 each, a 2.8% discount to their New York share price, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.
'Couldn't believe what I was hearing': White House aides testify in impeachment probe
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:46:54 -0500
Senior U.S. officials told impeachment investigators in Congress on Tuesday they were concerned by President Donald Trump's effort to get Ukraine to investigate a political rival, with one White House official calling it a “shock.”
'Still a lot of water to go down this creek': reaction to Trump impeachment hearing
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:46:54 -0500
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its third day of public hearings on Tuesday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, with four witnesses testifying on two panels.
Options fade for last Hong Kong campus protesters as U.S. bill angers China
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:32:44 -0500
The last band of anti-government protesters trapped inside a besieged Hong Kong university were weighing a narrowing range of options early on Wednesday as police outside appeared ready to simply wait them out.
Seller of bullets to Las Vegas gunman pleads guilty to ammo licensing offense
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:31:17 -0500
An ammunition dealer who acknowledged selling hundreds of incendiary tracer rounds to the gunman who killed nearly 60 people at a Las Vegas music festival two years ago pleaded guilty on Tuesday to manufacturing bullets without a license.
Highlights: Protesters in a Hong Kong university search for escape route
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:21:49 -0500
The last band of anti-government protesters trapped inside a besieged Hong Kong university were weighing a narrowing range of options on Wednesday as police outside appeared ready to simply wait them out.
U.S. Senate passes HK rights bill backing protesters, angers Beijing
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 22:02:01 -0500
The U.S. Senate unanimously passed legislation on Tuesday aimed at protecting human rights in Hong Kong amid a crackdown on a pro-democracy protest movement, drawing condemnation from Beijing.
Asia shares trapped in a trade maze, oil nurses losses
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:43:00 -0500
Asian shares stumbled on Wednesday as the Sino-U.S. trade talks produced nothing but a stream of conflicting messages, while concerns about a glut of supply left oil prices nursing their biggest one-day loss in seven weeks.
California's PG&E customers may face new round of mass outages
Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:33:41 -0500
About 180,000 California homes and businesses were notified on Tuesday they may lose power in the latest precautionary outage contemplated by utility giant PG&E to reduce wildfire risks posed by extremely dry, windy weather in the forecast.

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