Regional trade

President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd while speaking at a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
August 23, 2017 - 2:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a week into talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump is already threatening to abandon the 23-year-old pact with Canada and Mexico. At a high-profile campaign-style rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night, Trump predicted that the United...
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President Donald Trump gestures to the crowd while speaking at a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
August 23, 2017 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a week into talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump is already threatening to abandon the 23-year-old pact with Canada and Mexico. At a high-profile campaign-style rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night, Trump predicted that the United...
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President Donald Trump stands before speaking at a rally at the Phoenix Convention Center, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 22, 2017 - 11:55 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Arizona (all times PDT): 8:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says he thinks the U.S. will "end up probably terminating" the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico "at some point." Trump tells supporters at a Phoenix,...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office in Washington. Of all the trade deals he lambasted on the campaign trail as threats to American workers, Trump reserved particular scorn for one: The North American Free Trade Agreement. Five days of talks aimed at overhauling NAFTA begin Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, in Washington, with negotiations to follow in Mexico and Canada. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
August 16, 2017 - 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States won't settle for cosmetic changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement, the top U.S. trade negotiator said, as negotiations to rework terms of the pact began. President Donald Trump has called the 23-year-old trade pact the "worst" in history and vowed to...
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Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, second from right, applauds with ASEAN Foreign Ministers Don Pramudwinai of Thailand, Pham Binh Minh of Vietnam, and Kyaw Tin of Myanmar during the ASEAN-Australia ministerial meeting Sunday, Aug.6, 2017 in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. The annual forum, hosted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), brings together the top diplomats from 26 countries and the European Union for talks on political and security issues in Asia-Pacific. (Mohd Rasfan, Pool via AP)
August 06, 2017 - 10:42 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China's top diplomat said Sunday that talks for a nonaggression pact aimed at preventing clashes from erupting in the disputed South China Sea may start this year if "outside parties" don't cause a major disruption. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the start of talks...
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Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, second from right, applauds with ASEAN Foreign Ministers Don Pramudwinai of Thailand, Pham Binh Minh of Vietnam, and Kyaw Tin of Myanmar during the ASEAN-Australia ministerial meeting Sunday, Aug.6, 2017 in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. The annual forum, hosted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), brings together the top diplomats from 26 countries and the European Union for talks on political and security issues in Asia-Pacific. (Mohd Rasfan, Pool via AP)
August 06, 2017 - 7:18 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China's top diplomat said Sunday that talks for a nonaggression pact aimed at preventing clashes from erupting in the disputed South China Sea may start this year if "outside parties" don't cause a major disruption. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the start of talks...
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Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, second from right, applauds with ASEAN Foreign Ministers Don Pramudwinai of Thailand, Pham Binh Minh of Vietnam, and Kyaw Tin of Myanmar during the ASEAN-Australia ministerial meeting Sunday, Aug.6, 2017 in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. The annual forum, hosted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), brings together the top diplomats from 26 countries and the European Union for talks on political and security issues in Asia-Pacific. (Mohd Rasfan, Pool via AP)
August 06, 2017 - 6:20 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — China's top diplomat said Sunday that talks for a nonaggression pact aimed at preventing clashes from erupting in the disputed South China Sea may start this year if "outside parties" don't cause a major disruption. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the start of talks...
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Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, second from right, applauds with ASEAN Foreign Ministers Don Pramudwinai of Thailand, Pham Binh Minh of Vietnam, and Kyaw Tin of Myanmar during the ASEAN-Australia ministerial meeting Sunday, Aug.6, 2017 in suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. The annual forum, hosted by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), brings together the top diplomats from 26 countries and the European Union for talks on political and security issues in Asia-Pacific. (Mohd Rasfan, Pool via AP)
August 06, 2017 - 4:37 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Disagreements over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests and territorial disputes in the South China Sea prevented the region's foreign ministers from promptly issuing their joint communique after an annual gathering in Manila, two Southeast Asian...
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Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, fourth left, applauds with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations foreign ministers and their representatives as they take part in the ASEAN-Canada ministerial meeting of the 50th ASEAN foreign ministers' meeting and its dialogue partners. Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017 in suburban Pasay city, south Manila, Philippines. The Philippines is the chair of the meeting which is represented by Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Enrique Manalo, center. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, POOL)
August 06, 2017 - 3:34 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Disagreements over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests and territorial disputes in the South China Sea prevented the region's foreign ministers from promptly issuing their joint communique after an annual gathering in Manila, two Southeast Asian...
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Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, fourth left, applauds with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations foreign ministers and their representatives as they take part in the ASEAN-Canada ministerial meeting of the 50th ASEAN foreign ministers' meeting and its dialogue partners. Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017 in suburban Pasay city, south Manila, Philippines. The Philippines is the chair of the meeting which is represented by Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Enrique Manalo, center. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, POOL)
August 06, 2017 - 3:32 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Disagreements over North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missile tests and territorial disputes in the South China Sea prevented the region's foreign ministers from promptly issuing their joint communique after an annual summit in Manila, two Southeast Asian diplomats...
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