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Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said a meeting about charity he attended Wednesday with Microsoft Corp. co-founder Bill Gates and dozens of China's super rich was "a tremendous success," despite earlier concerns that the country's newly minted millionaires would be pressured to give up their fortunes.
Stung by criticism that American taxpayers are footing the bill for China-owned companies to expand their influence overseas, a government development agency has said it will no longer award contracts to businesses owned by foreign governments.
China has been throwing its weight around a lot lately, and the administration, to its credit, has been pushing back. It shouldn't let up.
The House on Wednesday fired a warning shot at China by passing a bill with strong bipartisan support that would raise tariffs on Chinese imports if the Asian giant keeps an artificial lid on its currency.
In a blatant effort to bolster his Democratic Party's election prospects, House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer has touted a new manufacturing agenda for America. Mr. Hoyer's plan fails at the outset because our global competitors do not set manufacturing agendas year to year or election to election like we do. They plan for the next generation. If we are to compete and win, so must we.
The top U.S. commander for Baghdad warned Wednesday that Iraq's prolonged political crisis has encouraged militants to step up attacks and left civilians so frustrated they could be holding back crucial tips on suspected insurgent cells.
Dear Sgt Shaft: Is burning of U.S. flags now still appropriate? I heard that because of the chemicals used in the manufacture of flags, it was no longer the acceptable method.
Washington must realize that the currency bill is no panacea for the U.S. economic ills or even for the nation's trade policy failures.
China's ban on shipments to Japan of rare-earth metals that are crucial for advanced manufacturing threatens to undermine the Japanese economy, a top finance official said Tuesday amid a territorial row between the rival Asian powers.