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Fitbit employees charged with having stolen trade secrets

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U.S. prosecutors have charged six current and former employees of San Francisco-based Fitbit, Inc. with possessing trade secrets stolen from rival company Jawbone. An indictment filed Thursday in federal court...
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Trump set to announce tariffs on $50B worth of Chinese goods

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President Donald Trump is expected to announce Friday that he has decided to impose tariffs on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods in response to U.S. concerns about theft of intellectual property and forced technology transfers, a source briefed on the matter said. A White House spokeswoman confirmed that Trump has made a decision about the tariffs, but declined to say what the decision is. “I'm not going to get out ahead of the announcement,” she said. But on May 29, the White House said it would announce by June 15 a list of Chinese imported goods that will be slapped with 25 percent...
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Ontario's Doug Ford to make case for NAFTA deal to U.S. counterparts

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TORONTO - Doug Ford says he will help the federal government stress the importance of trade with Canada by meeting face-to-face with U.S. governors as complex NAFTA talks continue.
Ontario's newly elected premier-designate met today with Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and Canada's ambassador to the United States for a briefing on the negotiations.
After their nearly hour-long discussion, Ford vowed to help federal efforts by travelling to the U.S. to discuss trade with U.S. politicians.
Ford, whose Progressive Conservatives won a majority last week, will be continuing work...
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Group of Canadian and U.S. mayors speaks out against trade tariffs

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AJAX, Ont. - A group of Canadian and U.S. mayors says the economies in the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence River area are tightly integrated and the imposition of trade tariffs would impact both sides of the border.
The mayors attending the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative annual conference in Ajax, Ont., cautioned Thursday against isolationist trade policies.
Niagara Falls, N.Y., Mayor Paul Dyster says the American mayors “stand shoulder to shoulder with our Canadian cousins in the face of escalating rhetoric that threatens to damage 200 years of peace and economic prosperity...
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