Free trade

FILE - In this April 19, 2018 file photo, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her partner Clarke Gayford arrive in the East Gallery at Buckingham Palace in London as Queen Elizabeth II hosts a dinner during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). As citizens of a small and isolated nation, New Zealanders often seek validation from abroad. By that measure, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returned triumphant this week from a trip to Europe. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP, File)
April 24, 2018 - 7:33 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — As citizens of a small and isolated nation, New Zealanders often seek validation from abroad. By that measure, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern returned triumphant this week from a trip to Europe. Ardern met with the leaders of Germany and France and got support for a...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a bilateral meeting with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
April 15, 2018 - 4:17 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Thousands of miles from home, Vice President Mike Pence was thrust into a new, more immediate, role on the world stage Saturday: explaining President Donald Trump's military strike in Syria to a summit of Latin America leaders. Hours after Trump hailed the missile strike targeting...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, meets Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto during a bilateral meeting at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
April 15, 2018 - 2:06 am
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Latin America (all times local): 2 a.m. Vice President Mike Pence's office says the vice president walked out of the Summit of the Americas when Cuba's foreign minister was recognized to speak after him. Pence deputy chief of staff...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence receives a Venezuela's flag pin from Venezuelan opposition leader Antonio Ledezma during a meeting at the residence of the U.S. ambassador, in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Karel Navarro)
April 13, 2018 - 8:19 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Showing solidarity with opposition leaders, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Latin American allies on Friday to further isolate Venezuela, suggesting the Trump administration would seek additional sanctions to counter the country's political crisis. Pence, in Lima for the...
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Gov. Pete Ricketts, R-Neb., left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks to Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, during a meeting with governors and lawmakers in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Thursday, April 12, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 12, 2018 - 11:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a striking reversal, President Donald Trump has asked trade officials to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a free trade deal he pulled out of during his first days in office as part of his "America first" agenda...
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, left, shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minster and State Counselor Wang Yi before their meeting Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Beijing, China. (Parker Song/Pool Photo via AP)
April 08, 2018 - 3:36 am
BEIJING (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general and the Singaporean foreign minister voiced concerns about global trade tensions and rising protectionism during back-to-back meetings in Beijing on Sunday. Following remarks from his Chinese counterpart, Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan...
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President Donald Trump stops to speak to members of the media as he arrives for Easter services with first lady Melania Trump at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 02, 2018 - 8:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 7:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is calling for new border wall and immigration legislation, tweeting that moving to the "nuclear option" in the Senate is only way to muscle such a measure through Congress...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for Easter services at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 01, 2018 - 10:40 pm
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday declared "NO MORE" to a deal to help "Dreamer" immigrants and threatened to pull out of a free trade agreement with Mexico unless it does more to stop people from crossing into the U.S. He claimed they're coming to take advantage of...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for Easter services at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea, in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 01, 2018 - 11:28 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trumpx (all times local): 11:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says Mexico has "got to help us at the border." Trump says a lot of people are coming into the U.S. from Mexico because they want to take advantage of a U.S. program that protects...
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March 30, 2018 - 4:04 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says it is trying to find out what President Donald Trump meant when he made remarks linking the recently renegotiated South Korea-U.S. free trade agreement with talks on denuclearizing North Korea. South Korean President Moon Jae-in's office said Friday that...
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