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Electric promise: Volvo Cars opens first US factory
June 20th, 2018  7:39 AM

Volvo Cars is officially opening in South Carolina, where the Swedish carmaker's first plant in the United States will make electric vehicles

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Samsung commits to using only renewable energy by 2020
June 14th, 2018  2:53 AM

Samsung Electronics has pledged to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy by 2020

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NBCSN to simulcast Telemundo World Cup game, encroaching Fox
June 12th, 2018  2:31 PM

NBCUniversal stepped up efforts to draw viewers to its Spanish-language World Cup coverage in the United States by scheduling a simulcast on the NBC Sports Network of Sunday's match between Brazil and Switzerland

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Mexico publishes retaliatory tariffs on US imports
June 5th, 2018  2:16 PM

Mexico has published the tariffs it's imposing on products imported from the United States in response to the Trump administration's duties on Mexican steel and aluminum

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US, China discuss American exports in bid to ease trade spat
June 2nd, 2018  11:43 PM

Ross says U.S. and Chinese officials have discussed specific American export items Beijing might buy as part of its pledge to narrow its trade surplus with the United States

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US, China discuss American exports in bid to ease trade spat
June 2nd, 2018  11:32 PM

Ross says U.S. and Chinese officials have discussed specific American export items Beijing might buy as part of its pledge to narrow its trade surplus with the United States

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US singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs
June 2nd, 2018  9:10 PM

The United States is being singled out by some of its allies over the imposition of tariffs that they warn will undermine open trade and weaken confidence in the global economy

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EU in flux as US alliance creaks, populists rise in Italy
June 1st, 2018  1:17 PM

For decades, European leaders and businesses knew that the United States is an essential trade partner and that Italy is one of the pillars of the EU. Friday's events showed that neither of those is as certain as it used to be

EU in flux as US alliance creaks, populists rise in Italy
The Latest: EU files challenge to US tariffs at trade body
June 1st, 2018  11:38 AM

The European Union has formally set in motion its trade retaliation against the United States over tariffs, filing on Friday a request for consultations at the World Trade Organization.

The Latest: EU files challenge to US tariffs at trade body
The Latest: UK trade expert says US tariffs are 'stupid'
June 1st, 2018  4:59 AM

Former British trade minister Francis Maude has condemned the United States' decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports as "stupid" and counterproductive.

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Puerto Rico grid 'teetering' despite $3.8 billion repair job
May 31st, 2018  6:14 PM

After an eight-month, $3.8 billion federal effort to end the longest blackout in United States history, officials say the largest public utility in the nation _ the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority _ is almost certain to collapse again in a hurricane

Puerto Rico grid 'teetering' despite $3.8 billion repair job
Puerto Rico grid 'teetering' despite $3.8 billion repair job
May 31st, 2018  12:03 AM

After an eight-month, $3.8 billion federal effort to end the longest blackout in United States history, officials say the largest public utility in the nation _ the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority _ is almost certain to collapse again in a hurricane

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Putin: We're held hostage to political strife around Trump
May 25th, 2018  4:30 PM

Putin: 'We are hostages to this internal strife in the United States' around Trump

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Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia
May 25th, 2018  10:04 AM

Russia's former ambassador to the United States says "toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Russia.

Gennady Timchenko, Viktor Vekselberg
China says US commerce secretary due June 2 for talks
May 25th, 2018  8:03 AM

China says U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross will arrive in Beijing on June 2 for more talks on settling a sprawling dispute over technology policy and China's trade surplus with the United States

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Tommy Chong reflects on pot's evolution as he turns 80
May 24th, 2018  6:05 PM

About to turn 80, Tommy Chong says he never doubted he'd live to see the day when marijuana legalization would be sweeping the United States

Tommy Chong reflects on pot's evolution as he turns 80
Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs
May 24th, 2018  6:48 AM

China, Japan and the European Union are condemning the Trump administration's decision to consider tariffs on imports of vehicles and automotive parts into the United States.

Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs
Merkel in China stresses dialogue on human rights, tech
May 24th, 2018  12:03 AM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday stressed the importance of dialogue with China during a visit to Beijing that comes amid shared concerns over trade with the United States and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal

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Germany's Merkel in China to talk trade, Iran, human rights
May 23rd, 2018  11:04 PM

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on her visit to China amid tension in Beijing and the European Union over trade issues with the United States and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal

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Russian adopts bill that could stymie trade with US
May 22nd, 2018  8:42 AM

Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia

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