Trump orders huge tariffs on China, raises trade war worries

A television screen on the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange shows the closing number for the Dow Jones industrial average, Thursday. (Richard Drew/AP photo)

WASHINGTON — Primed for economic combat, President Donald Trump set in motion tariffs on as much as $60 billion in Chinese imports to the U.S. on Thursday and accused the Chinese of high-tech thievery, picking a fight that could push the global heavyweights into a trade war.