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China exempts US soybeans and pork from tariffs

China will exempt American soybeans and pork from its latest round of tariffs, in what appears to be another move to ease tensions between the countries as they prepare for a new round of trade talks.

Soybeans, oil among products hit by Chinese tariffs on US

China on Friday unveiled tariffs on another $75 billion worth of US goods, the latest escalation in the trade war between the two countries. The additional tariffs of 5% or 10% will be levied on 5,078 products, including soybeans, coffee, whiskey, seafood and crude oil.

Gilroy festival shooting: What we know about suspect

Santino William Legan looked like an "average guy," said witness Julissa Contreras. He appeared older than his 19 years, but he didn't seem angry as he opened fire on innocent people at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in Northern California.

Gilroy assault-style rifle illegal to sell in Calif.

An AK-47 style rifle legally purchased in Nevada and used to attack people at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in northern California couldn't have been purchased legally in California, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra said Monday.

FDA: Romaine lettuce E. coli outbreak tied to 9 more illnesses

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention continues to warn against eating any romaine lettuce harvested from the central Coastal growing regions of Northern and Central California amid a multistate outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to romaine lettuce. The agency also reported Thursday that nine additional people have been reported ill since November 26.