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China’s ban on scrap imports a boon to US recycling plants

|     Mary Esch     | ALBANY, New York (AP) — The halt on China's imports of wastepaper and plastic that has disrupted United States (US) recycling...

China’s central bank warns of economic uncertainties brought by trade frictions

BEIJING (Xinhua) - China's central bank has warned in a report that uncertainties brought by trade frictions between China and the United States (US)...

Luckin, a Starbucks rival in China, rises in US stock debut

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Luckin Coffee, a fast-growing rival to Starbucks in China, rose 20 per cent in their United States (US)...

Is there a way out of the US-China trade fight?

|     Paul Wiseman     | WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States (US) and China have been trading punches over trade for months. And the slugfest has...

Bear viewing industry boosts regional economy in Alaska

SAN FRANCISCO (Xinhua) - Bear viewing tourism generates about USD34 million annually for south-central Alaska, which is a strong boost to the region's economy,...

Two New Mexico counties among top oil producers

HOBBS, NM (AP) — Two New Mexico counties remain among the top oil-producing counties in the United States (US), according to new federal numbers. Data...

Sikhs say Nordstrom apologised for turban, waiting for Gucci

|     Anita Snow     | PHOENIX (AP) — Nordstrom has apologised to Sikhs for selling a turban they found offensive, but a representative with the United...

Brazil ups fine against Vale in face of possible dam rupture

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Authorities in Brazil have raised to USD73 million a fine that mining giant Vale will face if it does...

As bitcoin gyrates, less euphoria in evidence at blockchain gathering

NEW YORK (AFP) - The vibe at a gathering this week for blockchain enthusiasts felt decidedly less exuberant than its predecessor a year ago after...

Top telecom operators cover subway with 5G network in central China

BEIJING (Xinhua) - A subway line in central China has been covered by 5G networks of the country’s top three telecom operators, sources said. This...

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