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Southwestern US States Close to Sealing Drought Deal

LAS VEGAS — Water managers from seven Southwestern states that depend on the Colorado River for drinking and irrigation water are getting closer to finalizing an unprecedented drought contingency plan they may have to enact in 2020, officials said Thursday. The federal government's top water official, Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner...

Japan, EU Sign Trade Deal Eliminating Nearly All Tariffs

TOKYO — The European Union and Japan signed a landmark deal Tuesday that will eliminate nearly all tariffs on products they trade. The ambitious pact signed in Tokyo runs counter to President Donald Trump's moves to hike tariffs on imports from many U.S. trading partners. It covers a third of...