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Soybeans are getting whacked after Trump hit China with tariffs on $50 billion worth of goods

Soybeans slid Friday morning as the Trump administration hit the world's biggest importer of soy with tariffs on tens of billions of dollars worth of goods, a move Beijing has said it will push back on with its own levies on major American agricultural goods.
A cyclist rides beneath Oxford's Bridge of Sighs.

6 ways college is different in the US and the UK

College in the United Kingdom looks pretty different than in the United States. UK college students pay less for education, don't have GPAs, and spend less time completing their degrees compared to American students. Here are seven ways college is different in the UK and US.

‘What if China suddenly disappeared?’: A top strategist just published a reality check for those freaking out about the rise of China

China is the world's largest trader and is part of almost every supply and value chain. But a team of Macquarie Research analysts led by Viktor Shvets argue in a recent research note that the trade importance of China is "overstated" and "distorted."
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump

Canada’s trade surplus with the US widened in April

The loonie climbed against the dollar early Wednesday and data showed Canada's trade surplus with the US widened in April.

A ‘dangerous’ inflation trend is taking place in America and it could signal the economy is overheating

The unemployment rate last month fell to the lowest level in 18 years at 3.8%, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics data out Friday. While President Donald Trump touted the report, the dropoff leaves some concerned that the economy is growing at an unsustainable rate.

Stocks soar as Apple hits an all-time high

Stocks rose Monday, as markets shifted focus from trade tensions to last week's upbeat jobs data. The dollar slipped, and Treasury yields inched up.

A US pilot allegedly kidnapped and tried to deport a student back to China — and it points to a much larger trend

In a case the police described as "very strange," the pilot of a California flight school, along with his assistant, allegedly kidnapped and tried to deport a Chinese student. The two offenders threatened the student and battered him, before taking him to a local airport where they were arrested.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un greets a member of the special delegation of South Korea's President at a dinner in this photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on March 6, 2018.

US reportedly backs off new North Korea sanctions as talks about a future summit progress

The US has decided to push back additional planned sanctions against North Korea as the countries progress on talks of a future summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. Trump has long emphasized the US commitment to a "maximum pressure" policy on North Korea,
John Bolton.

John Bolton will reportedly meet with Israeli national security adviser to ratify joint approach to Iran

US National Security Adviser John Bolton will reportedly meet with his Israeli counterpart, Meir Ben-Shabat, in Washington on Tuesday to talk about Iran. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will also discuss Iran with several European leaders next week.
A US Navy soldier stands aboard the USS Higgins destroyer.

China’s navy ‘warned off’ US warships that sailed through disputed South China Sea

China's military says it took "immediate action" against "unauthorized" US ships sailing in its waters in the South China Sea. The move comes at a sensitive time, as the US disinvited China from an international military exercise, and the two countries continue to spar over trade and foreign policy.