EU Envoys Agree That Brexit Extension Is Needed, No Date Set

LONDON — Less than a week before Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, ambassadors from the bloc's 27 other nations agreed Friday to grant the U.K.'s request for another extension to the Brexit deadline — but they did not settle on how long that de...
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China Imports From US Plunge 31% in June Amid Tariff War

BEIJING — China's trade with the United States plunged last month as a tariff war battered exporters on both sides of the Pacific Ocean. Chinese imports of U.S. goods fell 31.4% from a year earlier to $9.4 billion, while exports to the American market decli...
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Trump and Xi Agreement Buys Time In Trade War

WASHINGTON — The dinner table diplomacy that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping of China conducted over the weekend produced something as vague as it was valuable: an agreement to keep talking. "The prospects for real progress on substantive issues with...