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Mexico becomes first country to pass USMCA

Mexico becomes first country to pass USMCA

6 minutes ago   |   Politico

Mexico's Senate on Wednesday passed the USMCA, making it the first country to ratify the new North American trade pact. "USMCA passes! Mexico goes first with clear signal that...
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No budget deal reached as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy

No budget deal reached as spending cuts, debt ceiling threaten economy

6 minutes ago   |   Politico

Congressional leaders and the Trump administration left a critical meeting on Wednesday still with no budget agreement, deadlocked over how much to increase domestic spending...
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Fed Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged but Signals Possible Future Cuts

1 hour ago   |   Time

The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday but signaled that it's prepared to start cutting rates if needed to protect the U.S. economy from trade...
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Here are the US states that could be hit hardest by the 'tech cold war'

Here are the US states that could be hit hardest by the 'tech cold war'

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Trade relations between the US and China have been deteriorating recently. To get a sense of how a broader trade war could affect various states' economies, we took a look at...
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UK economy: inflation eases but Brexit gloom gathers

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

Britain's inflation rate cooled in May but a survey shows factory orders slid in June against a backdrop of stoppages in car production. David Pollard reports.
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Here comes the Fed

Here comes the Fed

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Federal Reserve is expected to leave borrowing costs unchanged at the end of a two-day policy meeting Wednesday. The central bank has signaled it could slash interest rates...
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AP FACT CHECK: In 2020 debut, Trump exaggerates growth

4 hours ago   |   Washington Times   |   3 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump officially opened his 2020 campaign Tuesday with a speech exaggerating what he's done for the economy and against illegal immigration. Some...
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Trump is threatening to disrupt the $5 trillion currency market by inserting clauses into trade deals. Here's how that could change how the entire global economy functions

Trump is threatening to disrupt the $5 trillion currency market by inserting clauses into trade deals. Here's how that could change how the entire global economy functions

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

HSBC says the Trump administration could shake up most of the $5 trillion currency market with clauses it's trying to insert into trade agreements. Global head of FX research...
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Top US trade official plans to meet Chinese counterpart

5 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   3 articles

The top U.S. trade negotiator says he will meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss a trade dispute between the world's two biggest economies before a summit next week in...
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Which foreign states support the global use of the Chinese renminbi? The international political economy of currency internationalisation

6 hours ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract The internationalisation of the Chinese renminbi has taken a path distinct from most cases involving previous international currencies, in that policy measures adopted...
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Capt. 'Sully' criticizes Boeing, says pilots need practice on simulators before flying 737 Max jets

Sullenberger, a U.S. Airways pilot in 2009 when he safely landed an Airbus jet on New York's Hudson River after bird strikes knocked out the engines, said all 737 Max pilots... Read more ...

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

EPA rolls back Obama-era plan limiting coal-fired power plant emissions

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday said states can set their own carbon emissions standards for coal-fired power plants - a rule that the agency itself says could... Read more ...

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors reach verdict in Nxivm ‘sex cult' leader Keith Raniere's trial

Jurors in the Nxivm trial have reached a verdict Wednesday. The panel of four women and eight men sent a note during their lunch break saying they reached a unanimous decision... Read more ...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional...

Hope Hicks won't answer questions about the White House in congressional interview

White House attorneys are objecting to all questions related to the White House, Democrats say, all the way down to where Hicks sat in the West Wing. Read more ...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn...

'Hot weather means hot pavement!': Experts warn owners after dog's pads burn off during walk

"Olaf walked over a mile on the Fish Trap Trail before his owner realized his pads were burned, and even then he wasn't whining or limping!" Read more ...

FBI assisting Dominican government in investigation of tourist deaths

FBI assisting Dominican government in investigation of tourist deaths

Officials in the Dominican Republic or the U.S. have not said the deaths are connected. Read more ...

People in water at Myrtle Beach unaware of sharks lurking inches away

People in water at Myrtle Beach unaware of sharks lurking inches away

Terrifying photos show sharks just inches away from people standing in the water. Read more ...

Trump campaign raises $24.8M in less than 24 hours

Trump campaign raises $24.8M in less than 24 hours

President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million in the less-than 24 hours after kicking off his re-election campaign. Read more ...

Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony...

Ta-Nehisi Coates ripped into Mitch McConnell during congressional testimony where he made the case for reparations for the descendants of slaves

Influential writer Ta-Nehisi Coates passionately condemned Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell during a Wednesday congressional hearing on reparations for the descendants of... Read more ...

Judge's Order Sets Up Potential New Block Against Census Citizenship Question

Judge's Order Sets Up Potential New Block Against Census Citizenship Question

The Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on the Trump administration's plans for a citizenship question. But an order by a federal judge in Maryland could complicate the... Read more ...