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Trump, Canada's Trudeau try to build momentum for trade pact

3 days ago   |   Boston Herald

By KEVIN FREKING WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sought to demonstrate a united front Thursday in the uphill effort to get a...
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USTR Robert Lighthizer says he will meet with Chinese counterpart ahead of Trump-Xi meeting at G-20

5 days ago   |   CNBC

But it's still unclear when the currently stalled trade negotiations between the two economic superpowers will restart, Lighthizer said.
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Americans should brace for cost hikes to toys, clothing, car seats, phones, and more, trade group says

Americans should brace for cost hikes to toys, clothing, car seats, phones, and more, trade group says

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Americans should expect to pay more for phones, toys, party supplies, car seats, and more, according to the Retail Industry Leaders Association , a retail trade...
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Lighthizer agrees to do whatever it takes to get new NAFTA passed

6 days ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Two days before Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's arrival at the Oval Office, U.S. trade czar Robert Lighthizer has pledged to work with Democrats to do whatever it...
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USMCA lacks provisions to change drug patent laws

6 days ago   |   Reuters

The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement has no provisions that would force changes to U.S. laws with respect to pharmaceutical companies, U.S. Trade Representative Robert...
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Trump's tariff war leaves allies fretting about losing strong economy

Trump's tariff war leaves allies fretting about losing strong economy

24 days ago   |   Politico

Donald Trump's aides and allies scrambled Friday to put a positive spin on the president's threat to hit Mexico with new tariffs, fearing that the move could cost him his...
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It's been more than a year since the US-China trade war started. Here's a timeline of everything that's happened so far

It's been more than a year since the US-China trade war started. Here's a timeline of everything that's happened so far

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

It's been more than a year since President Donald Trump ignited a trade war with China. Since then, the two sides have together placed tariffs on more than $360 billion worth...
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USTR Lighthizer to meet Motegi for trade talks in Japan on May 24: sources

1 month ago   |   Reuters

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will visit Japan on May 24 to meet with Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi to accelerate trade talks ahead of a summit meeting...
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Trump delays auto tariffs

Trump delays auto tariffs

1 month ago   |   Politico   |   5 articles

The United States will delay for six months a move that would impose tariffs on automobiles from the European Union, Japan and other countries, according to a proclamation...
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Trump's new NAFTA back from the dead

Trump's new NAFTA back from the dead

1 month ago   |   Politico

Donald Trump's flailing domestic agenda received a spark of life on Wednesday, with top lawmakers in both parties expressing new hope that the president's North American trade...
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Lithgow, Bening and more stars to perform Mueller report

Lithgow, Bening and more stars to perform Mueller report

Former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign is getting the theatrical treatment. Read more ...

'There's bleach on me. They poured bleach on me': Chicago PD just released...

'There's bleach on me. They poured bleach on me': Chicago PD just released files and footage from the Jussie Smollett case

The Chicago Police Department released records and videos on Monday, related to the investigation into "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, who police alleged organized an attack... Read more ...

Trump signs executive order requiring hospitals to disclose prices to patients

Trump signs executive order requiring hospitals to disclose prices to patients

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Italy's Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy's Milan-Cortina to host 2026 Winter Olympics

International Olympic Committee officials voted between the Italian bid and one from the Swedish city of Stockholm-Are. Read more ...

GOP state senators in Oregon strike for 5th day over climate change bill

GOP state senators in Oregon strike for 5th day over climate change bill

The Oregon Senate is unable to conduct business for a fifth day because of a Republican boycott of the Legislature over major climate change legislation. Read more ...

Trump announces 'hard hitting' new sanctions against Iran

Trump announces 'hard hitting' new sanctions against Iran

"We will continue to increase pressure on Tehran," Trump said. "Never can Iran have a nuclear weapon." Read more ...

Bernie Sanders wants to make Wall Street pay off the US's $1.6 trillion in...

Bernie Sanders wants to make Wall Street pay off the US's $1.6 trillion in student debt

Bernie Sanders will release legislation Monday that would propose cancelling $1.6 trillion of US student loan debt. The plan would be paid for by taxes on stock, bond, and... Read more ...

Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes very emotional after winning NBA MVP

Giannis Antetokounmpo becomes very emotional after winning NBA MVP

SANTA MONICA, Calif. - The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals. They won big at the NBA Awards. A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player... Read more ...

Kellyanne Conway declines to appear before House panel

Kellyanne Conway declines to appear before House panel

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway on Monday turned down a request to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on possible violations of the Hatch Act... Read more ...

Hernández walk-off, single lifts Red Sox over White Sox 6-5

Hernández walk-off, single lifts Red Sox over White Sox 6-5

BOSTON - Marco Hernández beat out an infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Monday night. Read more ...