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A faltering US-China trade deal is now the nations' strongest link

Current and former U.S. government officials and trade experts in both countries say the Phase 1 deal, signed in January after nearly two years of tit-for-tat tariffs and angry rhetoric, is the one area where the world's two largest economies are still cooperating. Aug 14, 2020

US seizes Iranian fuel cargoes for first time: Report

US prosecutors filed a lawsuit last month to seize the gasoline aboard four tankers that Iran is trying to ship to Venezuela, the latest attempt by the Trump administration to increase economic pressure on the two US foes. Aug 14, 2020