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Trump talks of 'good sessions' with Mexico, sparking jump in peso on trade deal hopes

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The Mexican peso and Canadian dollar both moved slightly higher after President Donald Trump said the U.S. may do a trade deal with Mexico and then do a deal with Canada later.
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Iran takes U.S. to court over violating Iran deal, builds factory for centrifuge parts

Iran takes U.S. to court over violating Iran deal, builds factory for centrifuge parts

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Iran has resorted to one of the few legal mechanisms at its disposal to call the United States to the mat: It filed a lawsuit before the International Court of Justice, alleging President Donald Trump's May decision to pull out of the 2015 nuclear deal and impose sanctions is a violation of a 1955 treaty between the two countries.
Reuters reported Wednesday that the U.S. State Department finds the complaint without merit, telling the wire service that “Iran's application is baseless.”
In a tweet, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wrote:
Today Iran filed a complaint CIJ ICJ to hold US...
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Novartis hints at 2018 outlook hike despite drug price freeze

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Novartis may ratchet up its 2018 sales outlook, its finance chief said on Wednesday, despite halting planned U.S. drug price hikes amid pressure on the industry from President Donald Trump's administration over the high cost of medicines.
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Asked if Russia still targeting U.S., Trump says 'no'

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President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he does not believe Russia is still targeting the United States, contradicting U.S. intelligence assessments that Moscow was continuing to meddle in American elections.
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U.S. Professor Fired from Chinese University After Criticizing Communist Government's Censorship

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Under the leadership of Xi Jinping, experts have pointed to an increasing crackdown on free speech.
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Trump says U.S. may pursue separate trade deal with Mexico

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President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States may hammer out a separate trade deal with Mexico, continuing to sow doubts about the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement that he has frequently criticized, and then do a deal with Canada later.
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Trump's ‘America First' Policy Could Leave U.S. Defense Industry Behind

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Fallout from Trump's moves on trade and foreign relations was evident at a major international air show.
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U.S. Opens Inquiry Into Uranium Imports in Sign That Trade War Is Spreading

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The Trump administration cited national security concerns in announcing that it was starting an investigation into imported uranium ore, a key ingredient in America's nuclear arsenal.
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Kudlow: Chinese leader doesn't want a trade deal

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White House National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said Chinese President Xi Jinping is showing no signs of wanting to compromise on U.S. trade demands and said the onus is on Beijing to try to reach a deal. “I don't think President Xi at the moment has any intention of following through on the discussions we made, and I think the president is so dissatisfied with China on these so-called talks that he is keeping the pressure on, and I support that,” Kudlow said Wednesday morning at the Delivering Alpha conference. Kudlow said China has not responded “at all” to U.S. demands that...
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Donald Trump's two-night stay at his Scotland resort reportedly cost U.S. government $68,800

Donald Trump's two-night stay at his Scotland resort reportedly cost U.S. government $68,800

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The U.S. government paid $68,800 to President Donald Trump's golf resort in Turnberry, Scotland to cover the cost of Trump's visit to the course last weekend, according to a report Tuesday in the Scotsman newspaper.
The money came from the U.S. State Department, the Edinburgh-based paper reported, and it paid for hotel rooms used by Trump and his staff. The president visited the resort - which he bought in 2014 - from Friday night to Sunday afternoon.
Reached on Tuesday afternoon, the Trump Organization did not dispute the paper's findings.
U.S. President Donald Trump drives a golf buggy...
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'It's a lot of money' - Trump's tariffs take a toll on farmers in Pennsylvania, a key state in the fight for Congress

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As the U.S. exchanges blows with global trading partners in a widening series of conflicts, candidates across the country have had to adapt to a changing trade landscape.
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Larry Kudlow Blames China's Xi for Stalling Trade Deal

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President Donald Trump's top economic adviser blamed Chinese President Xi Jinping for holding back talks aimed at easing a trade confrontation with the U.S.
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Trade War Spills Into Uranium as U.S. Weighs Import Tariffs

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The Trump administration began an investigation into whether uranium imports threaten national security, a move that may lead to tariffs on the nuclear power plant fuel.
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US stocks waver; transports rise but energy companies slip

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U.S. stocks are mixed in early trading Wednesday as energy companies fall with the price of oil, but industrial companies including railroads and airlines climb after a round of strong...
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BREAKING: Bruce Crochetiere abruptly drops out of 1st District U.S. House race

BREAKING: Bruce Crochetiere abruptly drops out of 1st District U.S. House race

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In a unexpected move Wednesday morning, Hampton Falls Republican businessman Bruce Crochetiere said that he is dropping out of the 1st Congressional District, citing family and business considerations.
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White House's Kudlow blames China's Xi for blocking U.S. trade deal

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U.S. President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said on Wednesday that Chinese President Xi Jinping was "holding up" a deal to resolve a "significant trade dispute" between the United States and China.
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