• America, Allies And A Changing World Order

    4 days ago - By NPR

    President Trump continues to alienate U.S. allies. What next?
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  • EU, Mexico, Volkswagen among those to testify at U.S. import tariff hearing

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    The European Union, Japan, Canada, Mexico, along with automotive trade groups, Volkswagen AG , and the United Auto Workers union are among those scheduled to testify at a July 19 hearing on the Trump administration's investigation into whether imported autos and parts pose a national security threat, according to a document seen Thursday by Reuters.
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  • U.S. soybean farmers hope trade war with China ends soon

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    Raymond Schexnayder, a soybean farmer in Erwinville, Louisiana, is one of many who will get hit by the tit-for-tat trade war between the U.S. and Chine. Fred Katayama reports.
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  • Build-A-Bear gave fans exactly what they wanted, and it backfired spectacularly

    4 days ago - By Fast Company

    Too much love is not a good thing.
    As we reported earlier this week, DIY toy taxidermy shop Build-A-Bear had decreed that Thursday, July 12, was Pay Your Age Day in shops across the U.S., Canada, and U.K. The self-explanatory event lets bear lovers make a furry friend, stuff it with love, and pay a dollar amount that matched their current age-a payment model that vastly favored spoiled one-year-old kneebiters over 50 year olds who just needed something to love.
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  • Trump Administration's Tariffs Starting To Trickle Down To Small Communities

    4 days ago - By NPR

    In the U.S. the aluminum and steel tariffs that the Trump administration proposed are starting to be felt in Alabama, the third largest state for auto exports. State officials are raising concerns about the tariffs, and that could put Alabama at odds with the president.
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  • Facebook Named Best Company to Work For in the U.S. by Indeed

    4 days ago - By Fortune

    Facebook Inc.-despite suffering through what could be charitably described as a turbulent year-was ranked as best place to work in 2018, according to Indeed.
    The career website compiled its annual list of the 50 top-rated workplaces, based on 72 million employer ratings and reviews of Fortune 500 companies. The social media platform was fourth on last year's list.
    "Clearly, Facebook's employees over the last two years believe that there's been transparency internally, from the top down," said Paul Wolfe, senior vice president at Indeed. "The company is also focused on perks and benefits...
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  • U.S. senators want ban on China's ZTE, despite Trump action

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    Republican and Democratic U.S. senators said on Thursday they want the government to reinstate penalties on ZTE Corp, despite a Trump administration agreement paving the way for an end of a ban on the Chinese telecommunications company.
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