Trump administration delays tariffs on some Chinese goods, drops others

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WASHINGTON - The White House on Tuesday said it would delay imposing tariffs on Chinese imports of cellphones, laptop computers, video game consoles, and certain types of footwear and clothing until Dec. 15, significantly later than the Sept. 1 deadline President Donald Trump had threatened repeatedly.The announcement, which came from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, likely ensures that Apple products and other major consumer goods would be shielded from the import tax until at least December, potentially keeping costs on these products down during the holiday shopping season.The announcement moved the stock market sharply higher. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed more than 400 points, or 1.6 percent, on the news.The White House did...

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Trump administration delays tariffs on some Chinese goods, drops others

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