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Trump threatens China with new tariffs on $200 billion in goods

WASHINGTON/BEIJING U.S. President Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from Beijing of retaliation, as the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies quickly escalated.

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