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US Delays Tariffs on Some Chinese Goods, Drops Others

WASHINGTON — The United States is delaying tariffs on Chinese-made cellphones, laptop computers and other items and removing other Chinese imports from its target list altogether in a move that triggered a rally on Wall Street. The news sent the Dow Jones I...
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Economy Grew at Solid 3.1% Rate in Q1; Slowdown Expected

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew at a solid 3.1% rate in the first three months of the year, but much of that gain was based on temporary factors that will likely fade, leaving growth much slower in the current quarter. The Commerce Department said Thursd...

Tariffs Will Send Tomato Prices Soaring in US, Mexico Says

MEXICO CITY — Mexico's Economy Department says U.S. consumers could pay 38% to 70% more for tomatoes after the U.S. Commerce Department announced it would re-impose anti-dumping duties on Mexican imports. The Mexican agency says the country exports about $2...