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China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks

China sending trade envoy to Washington for talks amid spiraling tariff dispute

Japan Post Trade Deficit Amid Higher Oil Prices

Aug.15 -- Higher oil prices pushed up the value of Japanese imports in July, sending the trade balance into deficit even as exports rose for a 20th straight month. Bloomberg's Gearoid Reidy reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

Federal agency issues proposals for downsized…

The U.S. government on Wednesday issued proposals for managing two national monuments in Utah that were significantly downsized by President Donald Trump last year.

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See Milder Growth for China's Property Market in…

Aug.15 -- Henry Chin, head of Asia-Pacific research at CBRE, discusses the resilience in China's property markets, land auctions and how the trade tensions may impact the sector. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

Verify announces New Canadian Subsidiary

Stocks tumble as investors fret about China's…

Global stock indexes fell sharply as investors worried about economic growth, especially in China. Technology stocks and oil and metals prices skidded.

The Latest: Report-CEO rethinking 'core parts' of…

Report: Twitter CEO Dorsey is rethinking 'core parts' of the service to fight disinformation

Best Buy to buy a provider of health devices for the aging

Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is pushing more into the health field, acquiring a company that provides emergency response devices for the aging

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout in riskier assets including technology stocks, copper and crude oil

Shopify bans merchants from selling certain firearms

Shopify, a platform used by more than 600,000 businesses to sell their goods, says it will no longer allow them to sell some firearms and parts.

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Macy's and JD tumble while Energen and Canopy Growth rise

Macy's and JD.com skid while Energy and Canopy Growth climb

The Latest: White House says Turkey treated…

The White House says "we won't forget" how Turkey has treated a detained American pastor, after a court rejected his appeal for release

Uber narrows 2Q loss as company polishes…

Uber narrows its losses but still struggles to make money while the ride-hailing service's CEO deals with the headaches left behind by his predecessor

Markets Right Now: Tech weakness pulls stock indexes lower

Stocks are ending broadly lower on Wall Street led by declines in technology companies. Energy and mining companies also fell in tandem with commodities prices.

Church helped former priest accused of abuse get Disney job

A report into child sexual abuse in Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania says church officials gave a former priest a positive reference to work at Disney World, even though they'd fielded at least one complaint about him sexually abusing a boy

Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with…

With little apparent progress in denuclearization talks with North Korea, the Trump administration on Wednesday stepped up pressure on the isolated nation by punishing three foreign companies accused of helping the North evade international sanctions

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Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis…

Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a Cold War-era alliance

Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork industry.

A rising concern? After straws, balloons get more…

Now that plastic straws seem headed for extinction, could Americans' love of balloons be next to go pop?