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US Trade Deficit Surges in July To Highest in 12 Years

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit surged in July to $63.6 billion, the highest level in 12 years, as imports jumped by a record amount. The Commerce Department reported that the July deficit, the gap between what America buys and what it sells to foreigne...
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Senate Passes US-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal, a Trump Priority

WASHINGTON — The Senate overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade agreement Thursday that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico and gives President Donald Trump a major policy win before senators turn their full attention to his impeachme...
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Trump Ecstatic as Wall Street Sets Records Galore

Retailers and technology companies powered stocks broadly higher on Wall Street Thursday, extending the market's record-setting run. The Nasdaq composite climbed above 9,000 points for the first time as Appl...
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Ripples From Boeing’s 737 Max Quagmire Begin to Spread

Boeing is suspending production of the 737 Max as hopes of getting its marquee aircraft back in the air quickly fade. The ramifications are likely to ripple beyond the factory floor of Boeing's plant in Renton, Washington, across both the aviation and manuf...
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Pence Takes Swipe at NBA, Nike in Critical Speech on China

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence took a swipe at Nike and the NBA on Thursday in a speech criticizing communist China's record on trade and human rights, saying American corporations have been too willing to ignore censorship and repression in pursuit of...