On Politics: Trump Increases Tariffs on China

Good Friday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today.


Tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods increased after a pivotal round of trade talks on Thursday between the United States and China failed to produce an agreement. The talks are set to continue Friday.

North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Thursday, the South Korean military said. It was the second such launch in less than a week.

The Justice Department said that the United States seized a North Korean ship that was violating American law and international sanctions, a move certain to escalate tensions.

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