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Mexico, U.S. draw closer to finalizing USMCA: source

6 hours ago   |   Reuters

U.S. and Mexican negotiators are "very close" to finalizing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, a Washington-based source familiar with the talks said on Saturday, after...
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Amazon CEO says wants to work more with Pentagon

9 hours ago   |   Reuters

Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos said it would support the U.S. Department of Defense as technology companies vie for more defense contracts and the Pentagon seeks to...
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Trump thanks Iran for releasing American grad student: 'We can make deal'

10 hours ago   |   CNBC

The swap comes amid growing tensions between Iran and the U.S. and massive protests in Iran.
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Mexico, U.S. 'getting close' on finalizing USMCA: Mexican official

10 hours ago   |   Reuters

Mexico's deputy foreign minister for North America, Jesus Seade, said on Saturday that negotiators were making progress on revisions to the United States-Mexico-Canada...
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The Tequila Shortage Could Be Almost Over

The Tequila Shortage Could Be Almost Over

11 hours ago   |   Fortune

While it wasn't a drought, the spirits industry has been lamenting a tequila shortage over the past couple of years, boiling down to fewer agave plants being planted and then...
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Q&A: Does a manufacturing slump threaten the US economy?

12 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Defying fears and predictions, the U.S. economy is still shrugging off President Donald Trump's trade conflicts. Employers added a sizzling 266,000 jobs in...
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Russia and China Have Built a New Gas Pipeline That Has Everything-Except Profit

Russia and China Have Built a New Gas Pipeline That Has Everything-Except Profit

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

The new Russian-Chinese gas pipeline that opened this week is a perfect symbol of what has become one of the world's most important relationships: a long-term, strategically...
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The ‘Princess' and the Prisoner: How China's Huawei Lost Public Support at Home

15 hours ago   |   Fortune

Last Sunday, Dec. 1, Huawei Technologies chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou penned an open letter to mark the anniversary of her arrest in Canada. Publishing the letter on...
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The Case Against China ‘Panic'

17 hours ago   |   Fortune

Greetings from Hong Kong. President Trump is lashing out against the World Bank for lending to China, the US and China still don't have a trade deal, and global investors are...
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Ericsson to pay over $1 billion to resolve U.S. corruption probes

18 hours ago   |   Reuters

Swedish mobile telecoms company Ericsson has agreed to pay over $1 billion to resolve probes into corruption, including the bribing of government officials, the U.S. Department...
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Iran has released US man Xiyue Wang, who spent three years in jail, as part...

Iran has released US man Xiyue Wang, who spent three years in jail, as part of a prisoner swap deal

US PhD student Xiyue Wang has been freed as part of a prisoner swap deal with Iran that also saw Iranian academic Massoud Soleiami released. Wang, a Princeton graduate history... Read more ...

The 2 US Navy sailors being hailed as heroes in the Pensacola shooting were...

The 2 US Navy sailors being hailed as heroes in the Pensacola shooting were fresh out of military training

Two slain US service members who have been hailed for their perseverance during the mass shooting at Naval Air Station Pensacola in Florida recently finished their introductory... Read more ...

Reddit has said that Russia likely posted leaked UK trade documents as part...

Reddit has said that Russia likely posted leaked UK trade documents as part of a vast covert influence campaign

Reddit has said that leaked documents on US-UK trade deal discussions were likely posted on the site as part of a Russian influence campaign. The documents were cited by Jeremy... Read more ...

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for local rescue

'Dad Bods and Rescue Dogs' calendar raises money for local rescue

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Woman raising money for pacemaker for service dog

Woman raising money for pacemaker for service dog

A 10-year-old service dog needs a pacemaker to continue helping her owner. Without it, she will die, the owner says. Read more ...

US Naval Air Station in Florida on lockdown after reports of an active shooter

US Naval Air Station in Florida on lockdown after reports of an active shooter

An active shooter caused a US Navy base in Florida to enter lockdown on Friday morning. A spokesman for Naval Air Station Pensacola told the Pensacola News Journal an active... Read more ...

Elon Musk wins in defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet

Elon Musk wins in defamation trial over his 'pedo guy' tweet

A jury ruled on Friday that Elon Musk is not guilty of defaming the British diver Vernon Unsworth. Unsworth sued Musk in 2018, accusing him of defamation after the Tesla and... Read more ...

Our 7 best bets college football's championship weekend

Our 7 best bets college football's championship weekend

After a wild season, we've finally reached college football's championship weekend, with some of the biggest games of the year set to kickoff. Last weekend, our picks went 4-3... Read more ...

Nikki Haley says the Confederate flag represented 'service' and 'sacrifice'...

Nikki Haley says the Confederate flag represented 'service' and 'sacrifice' until racist shooter Dylann Roof 'hijacked' it

In an interview with Blaze TV's Glenn Beck , former US Ambassador to the UN and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said white supremacist gunman Dylann Roof "hijacked" the meaning... Read more ...

Job Market Surges As Employers Add 266,000 Jobs In November

Job Market Surges As Employers Add 266,000 Jobs In November

U.S. employers added a better-than-expected number of jobs last month, boosted in part by the return of General Motors workers who had been on strike in October. The... Read more ...