Latest News Asian Stocks Tumble as Sell-Off Over Trade Fears Continues 2018-03-23T06:34:08.000000000+00:00 A brewing trade war between China and the United States sent markets reeling across Asia on Friday, and Europe looked ready to follow suit. Congress Approves $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill, Averting a Shutdown 2018-03-23T06:30:16.000000000+00:00 With a possible government shutdown looming this weekend, the House and Senate passed a vast spending plan that funds the government through September. Responding to Trump, China Plans New Tariffs on U.S. Goods 2018-03-23T05:13:11.000000000+00:00 China proposed tariffs on $3 billion worth of American fruit, pork, wine and other goods, striking back just hours after President Trump’s announcement. Europe Edition: Tariffs, Strikes, Facebook: Your Friday Briefing 2018-03-23T04:57:01.000000000+00:00 Here’s what you need to know to start your day. Emmanuel Macron Becomes France’s Answer to Strongman Populism 2018-03-23T03:44:58.000000000+00:00 With the National Assembly firmly in his pocket, France’s president has had almost unchecked authority to carry out his agenda. Protests Grip Sacramento After Police Fatally Shoot Unarmed Black Man 2018-03-23T03:27:47.000000000+00:00 Stephon Clark was shot dead by officers searching for a man who had been breaking windows. They said they thought he was armed, but no weapon was found. Man in the News: John Bolton, an Undiplomatic Voice for American Might 2018-03-23T03:20:57.000000000+00:00 If President Trump wanted a national security adviser who would match his confrontational approach to the world, then Mr. Bolton fits the bill. Ex-Playboy Model Karen McDougal Details 10-Month Affair With Donald Trump 2018-03-23T03:10:06.000000000+00:00 In a lengthy television interview, Ms. McDougal said she was hurt when the president offered her money after sex, but added that they ended up in love. Trump Hits China With Stiff Trade Measures 2018-03-23T02:49:29.000000000+00:00 President Trump said he will impose tariffs on about $60 billion worth of Chinese imports. Trump Chooses Bolton for 3rd Security Adviser as Shake-Up Continues 2018-03-23T02:32:24.000000000+00:00 President Trump named John R. Bolton, a hard-line former American ambassador to the United Nations, to replace Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster.