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Gaza bomb suspect, two Hamas security officers killed in raid

The man Hamas called the main suspect in a bomb attack against the Palestinian prime minister in Gaza was killed in an arrest raid on Thursday that also left two members of the Islamist movement’s security forces dead. One of chief suspect Anas Abu Koussa’s alleged accomplices in last week’s …

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Dow plummets more than 700 points as Trump’s China tariffs ignite fears of trade war

US stocks saw deep losses Thursday amid escalating trade tensions as President Donald Trump planned to unveil roughly $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese exports. Industrial, financial, and technology stocks led major indexes lower. Follow the Dow Jones industrial average in real time. US stocks declined Thursday as President Donald Trump announced …

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‘China is not afraid of and will not recoil from a trade war’: China strikes back at Trump with new tariffs as trade fight escalates

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Donald Trump announced new tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods on Thursday. Chinese officials strongly condemned the move. “China does not want a trade war with anyone,” the Chinese Embassy in Washington, DC, said. “But China is not afraid of and will not recoil from …

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China, Philippines discuss joint South China Sea projects

BEIJING (AP) — Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano hailed a "golden period" in ties with China on Wednesday despite differences over the South China Sea as the countries discussed how they might conduct joint development projects in the disputed waters.

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Facebook shares are up after a rough 2 days (FB)

Facebook is up Wednesday, after a tough two days where around $50 billion was wiped off the company’s market capitalization.  Watch the stock trade in real time here. Facebook shares are up more than 2% to a high of $173 apiece Wednesday. The gain comes after a rough two days …