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No U.S.-China Trade Deal Yet; Talks To Resume In September

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (left) looks on as U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer speaks with and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in Shanghai on Wednesday.

The White House called the brief talks in Shanghai this week between top U.S. and Chinese officials “constructive” and said negotiations are expected to pick up again in early September.

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U.S.-China Trade Talks Resume

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

As slow-moving trade talks with China resume this week, NPR’s Ari Shapiro speaks with Wendy Cutler, a veteran U.S. trade negotiator.

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Huawei Says Revenue Jumped 23% Despite Tensions With U.S.

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Huawei Chairman Liang Hua (second from left) appears at a news conference to announce earnings results Tuesday in Shenzhen, China.

Sales in the six months through June were just over $58.3 billion. But Huawei Chairman Liang Hua says the company will “face difficulties” in the second half because of U.S. restrictions.

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Boeing 737 Max Grounding Takes Toll On Airlines And Passengers

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

Boeing 737 Max airplanes are stored in an area adjacent to Boeing Field, on June 27, in Seattle. Airlines around the world are cutting flights because of the grounding of the plane.

Airlines around the world are cutting flights because of the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max. That’s created disruptions for passengers during the busy summer travel season and hit airlines financially.

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Yum Yum Sauce: The Making Of An American Condiment

Monday, July 29th, 2019

Japanese steakhouses often serve a creamy orange-pink sauce alongside a steaming meal. The popularity and intrigue around the sauce led one teppanyaki restaurant owner, Terry Ho, to start bottling it in bulk under the name Yum Yum Sauce.

Japanese steakhouses often serve a creamy orange-pink sauce alongside a steaming meal. Online, fans obsess over hacking the recipe for this “Japanese classic,” but its roots are firmly American.

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