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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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Trump admin says 500 families reunified, but thousands unaccounted for

Trump admin says 500 families reunified, but thousands unaccounted for

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Caught on camera: Fire burns nearly a dozen cars in North Carolina parking lot

Caught on camera: Fire burns nearly a dozen cars in North Carolina parking lot

Multiple vehicles went up in flames at Carowinds amusement park Friday afternoon in Charlotte, North Carolina. Read more ...

Trump praises Supreme Court's sales tax decision in a shot at Amazon, but it...

Trump praises Supreme Court's sales tax decision in a shot at Amazon, but it could affect his own business too

President Donald Trump praised a Supreme Court ruling that could soon lead to online retailers having to collect state sales taxes in 45 states. But it could also have an... Read more ...

No narcotics found in Anthony Bourdain's system at death, say French officials

No narcotics found in Anthony Bourdain's system at death, say French officials

CNN said Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his award-winning CNN series, "Parts Unknown." Read more ...

9,000 barrels of bourbon crash to ground after collapse at Kentucky distillery

9,000 barrels of bourbon crash to ground after collapse at Kentucky distillery

The Kentucky building houses about 20,000 barrels of aging bourbon. Read more ...

Thousands of kids are still separated from their parents. It's unclear how...

Thousands of kids are still separated from their parents. It's unclear how they'll be reunited

Seven-year old Darwin Mejia-Mejia is likely one of the first kids to be reunited with his parent, after being separated from his mom at the southwest border for more than a... Read more ...

Police need warrant for cell phone location data, SCOTUS rules

Police need warrant for cell phone location data, SCOTUS rules

The US Supreme Court has ruled in favor of a defendant challenging the government's use of his cellphone location information without a warrant. Read more ...

Senators seek answers amid reports of migrant children being abused at...

Senators seek answers amid reports of migrant children being abused at Virginia facility

Two senators are pushing the Trump administration for answers about a juvenile detention facility in Virginia where immigrant children said they were bound, beaten and put in... Read more ...

Time for Dems to give Trump his wall and other commentary

Time for Dems to give Trump his wall and other commentary

Liberal take: End the Border Crisis and Give Trump His Wall Despite President Trump's backdown on separating migrant children from their parents, the immigration crisis is far... Read more ...

'I am confused and afraid:' School releases poem written by teen shot...

'I am confused and afraid:' School releases poem written by teen shot, killed by officer

Police have said the 17-year-old was unarmed and fleeing from a traffic stop when he was shot. Read more ...