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AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates scope of cease-fire deal 21.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A look at President Trump’s rhetoric on the temporary cease-fire to Turkish-Kurdish hostilities and other subjects over the past week as well as a sampling of statements from the latest Democratic presidential debate:
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Democrats warm to Trump's revised NAFTA trade deal after Mexico pledges labor reforms 10.10.2019 LA Times: Business

House Democrats say Mexican officials agreed to labor standards that would smooth passage of USMCA, the proposed update of the NAFTA trade deal.

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AP fact check: Trump mistruths on Ukraine, impeachment fight 30.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A whistle blew, an impeachment inquiry swung into motion and the president at the center of it all rose defiantly to his own defense, not always in command of the facts.
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Opinion: Look, Americans like free trade again 19.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

A new national poll found that nearly two-thirds of those surveyed agreed that free trade was good for the country. All it takes is a few tariffs and a trade war to change minds.

China Says U.S. Is Perfect Example of What Not to Do as 'World's Biggest Power' 30.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Don't do things like the U.S. does" has become a popular catchphrase in China, according to a Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
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Trump’s NAFTA replacement needs to have its tires kicked 5.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump would like to see the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement ratified without delay. It’s a bit like a used car salesperson giving you 10 minutes to accept the deal of the century. You may want to look under the hood and test-drive the vehicle first.

USMCA is largely an updated and...

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U.S. proposes more tariffs on EU goods, escalating Airbus-Boeing subsidy dispute 2.7.2019 LA Times: Business

The U.S. added more European Union products to a list of goods it could hit with retaliatory tariffs in a long-running transatlantic subsidy dispute centered on Boeing Co. and European plane maker Airbus.

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative published a list Monday of $4 billion worth of...

How America's Biggest Companies Made China Great Again 24.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Big business made China great by bending to Beijing's will. Here's how it all happened.
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Iran Says Donald Trump Can't Be Trusted to Make the Deal He Wants 18.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The entire world recognizes the U.S. as a country reneging on its promises," President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.
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How to turn five green silver bullets into silver buckshot to tackle the climate crisis 12.6.2019 Business Operations |
The CEO of one of the UK's leading clean tech innovators offers some pointers for how to turbo-charge our response to climate change.
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Justin Trudeau to Address 'Backsliding of Women's Rights' With Mike Pence 30.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I will have a broad conversation with the vice president in which, of course, that'll come up," Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said of his planned meeting with Mike Pence.
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The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Deal Improves on NAFTA 24.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
When NAFTA was written, Amazon didn't exist. The new North American trade agreement will modernize the alliance.
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Trump’s new NAFTA would hit the auto sector, report finds 19.4.2019 LA Times: Business

President Trump’s new North American trade deal would lead to higher car prices for U.S. consumers and a decline in auto sales even as it modestly helps the nation’s broader economy, an independent government report released Thursday estimated. That undercuts one of the White House’s key sales...

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Will the U.S. crash out of NAFTA? 15.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

President Trump’s NAFTA 2.0 trade accord — the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement — is in trouble. Trump carries part of the blame; after all, how does Congress ratify a major trade agreement that includes Mexico even as the U.S. president is threatening to completely shut down the border?


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EU readies retaliatory tariffs against U.S. in dispute over aviation subsidies 9.4.2019 LA Times: Business

The European Union is preparing retaliatory tariffs against the United States over subsidies to Boeing Co., significantly escalating transatlantic trade tensions hours after Washington vowed to hit the EU with duties over its support for Airbus SE.

The two sets of punitive measures are the latest...

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Trump threatens to tariff EU cheese, wine, helicopters, over Airbus subsidies 9.4.2019 LA Times: Business

The Trump administration is proposing tariffs on new passenger helicopters, various cheeses and wines, ski suits and certain motorcycles in response to harm the U.S. says is being caused by European Union subsidies to Boeing Co. rival Airbus SE.

In issuing the list, which includes many other items,...

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Trump has cited national security to justify tariffs. A new WTO ruling spells trouble 6.4.2019 LA Times: Business

The World Trade Organization published its first ruling on national security Friday, setting a legal precedent that is likely to lead to a clash with the United States over tariffs.

The landmark ruling, on a dispute between Russia and Ukraine, both affirms the rights of nations to impose trade...

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Trump needs Nancy Pelosi, his biggest adversary, to help pass revamped NAFTA 5.4.2019 LA Times: Nation

President Trump is showing surprising deference to his top political adversary, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, as he feels pressure to fulfill a signature election promise — approval of a revised trade deal with Mexico and Canada.

In many ways, Trump has no choice, as the president and his allies...

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Trump Touts Benefits of USMCA, Which Isn’t Approved Yet 15.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“BIG NEWS for U.S. Auto Workers! The USMCA is already fixing the broken NAFTA deal,” Trump wrote on Twitter.
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New Nafta Is Threatened by Partisan Split Over Enforcement 14.2.2019 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Disagreements between Democrats and the Trump administration over how to enforce trade rules is threatening to push off a congressional vote on the new version of Nafta.
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