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Pelosi announces agreement on North American trade pact

Pelosi announces agreement on North American trade pact

The announcement comes on the same day Democrats presented impeachment charges.

Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump

House members say US president committed ‘high crimes and misdemeanours’

Half of U.S. employers make workers promise to never "compete"

Accepting a job, even flipping burgers, often means renouncing doing similar work in the future

Asian shares buoyed by strong U.S. job data, China worry caps gains

Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street's momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data, although regional gains were capped by concerns about China's economic slowdown due

Walmart pulls sweater with snowman and lines of cocaine

Retailer faces blowback over clothing that showed Santa Claus in front of three white lines that look like cocaine.

White Castle recalls frozen burgers over listeria fears

Fast-food chain says bacteria that can cause serious infection linked to one of its manufacturing plants.
New iPhone 12 Leak Reveals Powerful Performance

New iPhone 12 Leak Reveals Powerful Performance

The latest leaks highlight the iPhone12's voracious need for more power from the battery.
Report Finds Russia Probe Was Justified, But Found Errors In Wiretap Application

Report Finds Russia Probe Was Justified, But Found Errors In Wiretap Application

The Inspector General found no evidence of an anti-Trump conspiracy.
Goldman Sachs sees gold soaring 9% in 2020 as Trump's trade war and recession fears grip investors

Goldman Sachs sees gold soaring 9% in 2020 as Trump's trade war and recession fears grip investors

The investment bank pointed to a host of reasons, even Modern Monetary Theory, as factors in its forecast.

Finland’s Marin becomes world’s youngest serving PM

Former transport minister to head leftwing coalition after Antti Rinne’s resignation

Former Fed chairman Paul Volcker dies aged 92

Central bank chief who vanquished 1970s-era inflation served under multiple US presidents

Russia banned from Olympics and football World Cup

Anti-doping agency excludes country from big sporting events for four years

UK election: will the real Boris Johnson please stand up?

If he wins the election, will the prime minister lead as a One Nation Tory or a Trump-style populist?
Ban on Surprise Medical Bills May Pass After All

Ban on Surprise Medical Bills May Pass After All

Congress is close to a deal that would help patients by resolving billing disputes between doctors and insurance companies.
Medicare chief under fire for asking taxpayers to cover stolen jewelry

Medicare chief under fire for asking taxpayers to cover stolen jewelry

Filed under: News, Politics, PolicyA top Department of Health and Human Services official is facing backlash after she asked taxpayers to reimburse her for jewelry and other items stolen with her
One of the world's largest basic-income trials, a 2-year program in Finland, was a major flop. But experts say the test was flawed.

One of the world's largest basic-income trials, a 2-year program in Finland, was a major flop. But experts say the test was flawed.

Two years after Finland launched a basic-income trial for unemployed residents, many of the recipients remained jobless.

Beijing orders removal of foreign computers and software

Communist party directive aims to boost domestic tech supply chain

Algerians set to boycott first poll since Bouteflika fall

Low voter turnout expected with landmark vote seen as way to preserve status quo

Ukraine agrees $5.5bn loan with IMF

Boost for Zelensky as he prepares to meet Putin in Paris for peace talks
Farms recruit Mexican veterinarians for animal scientist jobs, but end up milking and cleaning

Farms recruit Mexican veterinarians for animal scientist jobs, but end up milking and cleaning

Some U.S. dairy farms circumvent visa rules by luring Mexican professionals with offers of high-skilled jobs — then assign them menial tasks.