U.S. block forces court shutdown

The World Trade Organization faces a "serious crisis" because its appellate court will cease to function as early as Tuesday. The development came after the United States said it wouldn't back a proposal allowing the de facto Supreme Court of trade disputes to continue. The court needs a minimum of three judges to function, but two of the three remaining members of the panel retire on Tuesday. The Trump administration has been blocking appointments, and there are no replacements in sight because of the block. WTO spokesman Keith Rockwell said the organization has survived previous crises and will survive this one as we

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