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U.S., Mexico and Canada Near Deal on Metal Tariffs, Mnuchin Says

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

A potential thaw in trade relations comes as tension between the United States and China grows.
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Mnuchin says deal on steel tariffs with Canada, Mexico is ‘close'

Mnuchin says deal on steel tariffs with Canada, Mexico is ‘close'

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

The Trump administration is close to resolving a solution to the steel and aluminum tariffs it has on its North American partners, a move that would mark a major step toward approval of the new NAFTA. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said during a Senate subcommittee hearing Wednesday that U.S. officials are "close to an understanding with Mexico and Canada,” on the tariffs, which have been in place for nearly a year. “It is a priority of ours.” The comments mark the most significant sign yet from a Trump administration official that the three sides are nearing some sort of an agreement...
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Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker that was passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC's website, sepahnews.com, says the... Read more ...

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Spy world veteran Shelby Pierson will attempt to centralize election security efforts across the intelligence community with soon-to-be-designated agency leads. (Image credit... Read more ...

Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

The incident, involving two foreign ships, comes a day after Iran seized another tanker and the U.S. claimed to have downed an Iranian drone. Read more ...

President Trump calls for A$AP Rocky's release from Swedish custody

President Trump calls for A$AP Rocky's release from Swedish custody

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New Hampshire Passes Law Requiring Free Menstrual Products In All Public Schools

New Hampshire Passes Law Requiring Free Menstrual Products In All Public Schools

“This legislation is about equality and dignity,” Gov. Chris Sununu said after signing the bill into law. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

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The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...

CNN Announces Lineups For Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates

CNN Announces Lineups For Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg will be among the candidates facing off on the first night of the debate. Read more ...

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

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EPA Refuses To Ban Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children

EPA Refuses To Ban Pesticide Linked To Brain Damage In Children

The Trump administration handed big industry another win. Read more ...