Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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U.S. plans tariff hike on virtually everything from China

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/14/19, 11:39 am

U.S. trade officials issued a list Tuesday of $300 billion more of Chinese goods targeted for possible tariff increases. The list “covers essentially all products” exported from China that haven’t already been hit with tariff increases, the U.S. Trade Representative’s office said. It includes laptop computers, saw blades, turbine parts, tuna, and garlic.

The United States and China appear locked in a battle of wills after trade talks hit a setback and President Donald Trump announced new duties on Chinese imports last week. China responded with more tariffs of its own Monday.

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China fires back with more tariffs

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/13/19, 11:13 am

China on Monday announced retaliatory tariff increases on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods. The trade war between the two countries entered a new phase as negotiations broke down last week and President Donald Trump said he would raise tariffs from 10 percent to 25 percent on $200 billion in Chinese exports. The United States blames China for trying to renegotiate already-agreed-upon parts of a trade pact.

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Bible teacher Warren Wiersbe dies at age 89

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 5/03/19, 11:32 am

Warren Wiersbe, a pastor and teacher whose many Bible commentaries brought the Word of God to life for late 20th- and early 21st-century Christians, died Thursday. He was 89. Wiersbe’s grandson Dan Jacobsen confirmed in a blog post that “my grandfather, Dr. Warren Wiersbe, breathed his last breath in his earthly body and took his first breath in glory.” Wiersbe had been in declining health for several years, Jacobsen wrote.

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