Chinese Economy Starts to Feel Tariff Impact

Updated July 31, 2018 9:02 a.m. ET BEIJING—China’s leadership pledged to ensure economic stability as its trade fight with the U.S. started to pinch growth, signaling that a bigger stimulus could be on the horizon. A Tuesday meeting of the Politburo, whose members are China’s top arbiters of power, highlighted the external challenges faced by…

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UN: Attack on Yemen’s Hudaida to have ‘catastrophic’ impact

The United Nations has warned that a military attack or siege by pro-Yemeni government forces supported by a Saudi-led coalition on the port city of Hudaida will impact hundreds of thousands of innocent civilians. Lise Grande, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Yemen, said on Friday that humanitarian agencies “fear, in a prolonged worst case, that as…

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