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Leadsom Unveils Brexit Plan in Bid for Tory Leadership: Sun

Leadsom Unveils Brexit Plan in Bid for Tory Leadership: Sun

Andrea Leadsom, a prominent Leave campaigner who has thrown her hat in the ring to replace Theresa May as U.K. Prime Minister, has finally unveiled her three-step plan to leave the European Union,
Trump Urges U.K. to Send Farage as Brexit Negotiator, Sunday Times Says

Trump Urges U.K. to Send Farage as Brexit Negotiator, Sunday Times Says

U.S. President Donald Trump has urged Britain to name Nigel Farage, a flamboyant and popular advocate for leaving the European Union, to negotiate a final Brexit agreement, the Sunday Times reported.
Trump Defends Trade Moves, Says Tariff Is ‘a Beautiful Word’

Trump Defends Trade Moves, Says Tariff Is ‘a Beautiful Word’

Self-professed “Tariff Man” President Donald Trump on Saturday defended his decisions to impose or raise levies against imports from Mexico and China, respectively, saying “companies are moving to the
Harris Rips Trump as Warren Jabs Biden at California Summit

Harris Rips Trump as Warren Jabs Biden at California Summit

Senator Kamala Harris used her home state’s Democratic convention to deliver one of her sharpest critiques to date of President Donald Trump’s policies and performance in office.
Larry Hogan Won't Challenge Trump in 2020, Wash Post Reports

Larry Hogan Won't Challenge Trump in 2020, Wash Post Reports

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan will not challenge Donald Trump for the 2020 Republican presidential nomination, the Washington Post reported on Saturday.
U.S. Now Requiring Visa Applicants to List Social-Media Names

U.S. Now Requiring Visa Applicants to List Social-Media Names

The U.S. now wants to know the social-media user names of people applying for visas, part of stepped up screening of foreign visitors and immigrants.
China Trade War Risks Engulfing Embraer as Boeing Deal Nears

China Trade War Risks Engulfing Embraer as Boeing Deal Nears

For Embraer Commercial, the escalating rift between the U.S. and China is making things difficult.
China Targets FedEx in ‘Warning’ to U.S.

China Targets FedEx in ‘Warning’ to U.S.

China targeted FedEx Corp. in its escalating trade war with the U.S., giving a hint of the kind of foreign companies it may blacklist as “unreliable.”
Trump Mexican Tariff Threat Has Clear Penalty, Vague Demands

Trump Mexican Tariff Threat Has Clear Penalty, Vague Demands

President Donald Trump made clear that he’s prepared to impose tariffs on Mexico over a surge of migrants at the southern U.S. border. What he didn’t specify was what he wants Mexico to do to avoid
India Roiled as Trump Yanks Its Status as a Developing Nation

India Roiled as Trump Yanks Its Status as a Developing Nation

President Donald Trump terminated India’s designation as a developing nation under a trade program, eliminating an exception that allowed the country to export nearly 2,000 products to the U.S.
Dairy Industry Aid Should Reflect $2 Billion in Losses, CEO Says

Dairy Industry Aid Should Reflect $2 Billion in Losses, CEO Says

U.S. dairy farmers that have seen an unprecedented number of bankruptcies in some parts of the country are looking closely at what sort of boost they may get from the Trump administration’s trade aid
Democrats' Wall Funding Lawsuit Runs Into a Skeptical U.S. Judge

Democrats' Wall Funding Lawsuit Runs Into a Skeptical U.S. Judge

A U.S. House of Representatives attempt to block President Donald Trump from spending about $6.1 billion on a southern border wall ran into what could be a major obstacle of its own Thursday -- a
Trump's $16 Billion Farmer Trade Aid Package Leaves Few Happy

Trump's $16 Billion Farmer Trade Aid Package Leaves Few Happy

President Donald Trump’s new $16 billion aid package for farmers raises the federal government’s bill for the trade-war but isn’t easing anyone’s concerns about damage to the U.S. economy.
Lawsuit Seeks to Get Fox, Tree, Fish Onto Trump’s Endangered Species List

Lawsuit Seeks to Get Fox, Tree, Fish Onto Trump’s Endangered Species List

A fox, a butterfly, a fish and five other species of wildlife were on their way to the endangered list as President Barack Obama was on his way out of the White House. Two years later, the Trump
Bill Could Push Candy Crush Maker and Others to Curb Kids' Buys

Bill Could Push Candy Crush Maker and Others to Curb Kids' Buys

Video game makers including Activision Blizzard Inc. and Electronic Arts Inc. might have to block young players from buying some features or else face bans under a bipartisan measure proposed by
Congress Reaches Deal on Disaster Relief After Six-Month Fight

Congress Reaches Deal on Disaster Relief After Six-Month Fight

Lawmakers said that they agreed to a $19.1 billion disaster-aid bill after months of disagreement and that President Donald Trump said he will sign it.
Menendez Warns Trump Against Overturning Hold on Saudi Arms Deal

Menendez Warns Trump Against Overturning Hold on Saudi Arms Deal

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee warned the Trump administration not to bypass a congressional hold to sell billions of dollars worth of arms to Saudi Arabia.
Farm Aid Is 'Little Band Aid for a Big Problem': Sen. Tina Smith

Farm Aid Is 'Little Band Aid for a Big Problem': Sen. Tina Smith

Senator Tina Smith, a Democrat from Minnesota, discusses trade and tariffs on "Bloomberg Markets: Balance of Power." (Source: Bloomberg)
U.S. Beer Industry Blames Trump Tariffs for 40,000 Job Losses

U.S. Beer Industry Blames Trump Tariffs for 40,000 Job Losses

The U.S. beer industry is blaming a jobs hangover on the Trump administration’s tariffs.
Trump Wields a More Powerful Weapon Than Tariffs for Trade War

Trump Wields a More Powerful Weapon Than Tariffs for Trade War

President Donald Trump’s trade war against China has so far focused on attacking imports. His new front: Weaponizing American exports.
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