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After meeting AFL-CIO, Pelosi says USMCA must be enforceable for workers to win passage

8 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday conditioned her support for a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal on better enforcement of its labor provisions, defying pressure by the Trump administration to get the deal done quickly.
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U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says enforcement is key to USMCA trade deal

8 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday an agreement with the Trump administration on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal can be reached if it is enforceable.
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Trump bans U.S. transactions with TikTok and WeChat starting September 20

Trump bans U.S. transactions with TikTok and WeChat starting September 20

President Donald Trump banned U.S. transactions with China's ByteDance, owner of video-sharing app TikTok, and Tencent, operator of messenger app WeChat., Read more ...

Trump's vaguely-worded executive order targeting Tencent initially wiped $45...

Trump's vaguely-worded executive order targeting Tencent initially wiped $45 billion off its value

Tencent's stock fell as much as 10% after Trump issued a vaguely-worded executive order banning US individuals and companies from doing business with its chat app WeChat. A... Read more ...

Trump's attempt to ban TikTok and WeChat could face legal trouble for...

Trump's attempt to ban TikTok and WeChat could face legal trouble for infringing on free speech, according to a First Amendment expert

Trump signed executive orders Thursday attempting to ban TikTok and WeChat from operating in the US, citing national security concerns. In the orders, the president invoked a... Read more ...

Greece & Egypt sign deal on exclusive economic zone amid tensions with Turkey

Greece & Egypt sign deal on exclusive economic zone amid tensions with Turkey

Egypt and Greece signed an agreement on Thursday, designating an exclusive economic zone in the eastern Mediterranean between the two countries, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh... Read more ...

Uber reports a $1.78 billion loss as its food-delivery business outshines...

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Uber on Thursday reported a wider loss for the second quarter than Wall Street expected. The company's main rides business was hit hard by the coronavirus, and it leaned on... Read more ...

Facebook is letting its employees work from home until July 2021 due to the...

Facebook is letting its employees work from home until July 2021 due to the pandemic

Facebook is extending its work-from-home policy until June 2021. The company will let employees work remote until summer of next year due to the pandemic. Facebook also expects... Read more ...

Austria's Foreign Ministry warns against travel to Spain except Balearic &...

Austria's Foreign Ministry warns against travel to Spain except Balearic & Canary islands

The Foreign Ministry in Vienna on Thursday warned against trips to Spain except for the Balearic and Canary Islands. The measure will take effect from Monday, and people... Read more ...

Rocket Companies jumps as much as 22% in its first day of public trading

Rocket Companies jumps as much as 22% in its first day of public trading

Rocket Companies, the parent company of Quicken Loans and Rocket Mortgage, priced its initial public offering at $18 per share Wednesday, below its previously planned... Read more ...

Twitter temporarily blocked the Trump campaign from tweeting after it shared...

Twitter temporarily blocked the Trump campaign from tweeting after it shared a video of the president spreading COVID-19 misinformation

Twitter briefly banned the Trump campaign's account from tweeting Wednesday after it violated the company's policies against COVID-19 misinformation, a spokesperson told... Read more ...

Pence slams Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as 'a disappointment to...

Pence slams Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as 'a disappointment to conservatives'

Vice President Mike Pence called Republican-appointed Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts 'a disappointment to conservatives' on Thursday. Pence pointed to recent SCOTUS... Read more ...