MONTREAL - U.S., Canadian and Mexican negotiators opened a key week-long round of talks to modernize NAFTA amid persistent concerns the Trump administration is preparing to walk away from the trade deal.
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Senate Democratic leader says border wall offer 'off the table'
U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Tuesday he had withdrawn an offer to provide some funding for Republican President Donald Trump's desired border wall with Mexico because it had been part of a larger agreement that was not honored.
Turkey says seeks no clash with U.S., Russia, but will pursue Syria goals
Turkey seeks to avoid any clash with U.S., Russian or Syrian forces but will take any steps needed for its security, a Turkish minister said on Tuesday, the fourth day of its air and ground offensive against Kurdish forces in northwest Syria.
S&P, Nasdaq get Netflix boost; Dow dragged by J&J, Procter
U.S. stocks advanced on Tuesday, as strong results from Netflix helped lift the S&P and Nasdaq Composite, but declines in Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble kept the Dow Industrials in check.
Police sought Secrets Act probe of Reuters reporters an hour after their arrest
Myanmar police sought permission from the nation's president to go ahead with an investigation into whether two Reuters journalists had breached the Official Secrets Act only an hour after arresting them last month, a court heard on Tuesday.
Venezuelan President Maduro set to run for re-election in 2018 vote
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked sure to stand for re-election in a presidential vote due by the end of April where the ruling Socialists hope to trump a squabbling opposition despite an economic crisis and foreign sanctions.
Apple launches HomePod voice speaker, takes on Google, Amazon
After missing the critical holiday shopping season, Apple Inc has jumped into the voice speaker wars with the HomePod smart speaker, a device that will use its Siri voice assistant and compete against offerings from Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google.
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The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State said it killed nearly 150 militants in strikes carried out on Saturday in the Syrian middle Euphrates River Valley.