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White House urges Congress to pass separate aid bill for airlines

Sep 22 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is urging U.S. lawmakers to pass separate bills to aid airlines and other sectors, given failure to reach agreement on a broader package of stimulus funding, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said on Tuesday.

Biden would end trade war with EU, but focus on fixing imbalance in ag trade: adviser

Sep 22 2020

WASHINGTON Democrat Joe Biden would end the "artificial trade war" that U.S. President Donald Trump has waged against Europe, while working to address persistent imbalances in agricultural trade between the two blocs, a senior adviser said on Tuesday.

Biden adviser says unrealistic to 'fully decouple' from China

Sep 22 2020

WASHINGTON Democrat Joe Biden would seek to reset the terms of economic and technology ties with China while combating unfair practices and aggressively enforcing U.S. trade laws, a senior foreign policy adviser to the former U.S. vice president said on Tuesday.

Trump will nominate a woman next week to succeed Ginsburg on Supreme Court

Sep 21 2020

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C./WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Saturday he will nominate a woman to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, a move that would tip the court further to the right following the death of liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg. | Video

Biden or Trump, no guarantee of a post-Brexit U.S.-UK trade deal

Sep 18 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden's recent warning that Britain must honor Northern Ireland's 1998 peace agreement to secure a U.S. trade deal adds new complexity to already tough trade talks between the United States and the U.K.

ANALYSIS-Biden or Trump, no guarantee of a post-Brexit US-UK trade deal

Sep 18 2020

WASHINGTON, Sept 17 U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden's recent warning that Britain must honor Northern Ireland's 1998 peace agreement to secure a U.S. trade deal adds new complexity to already tough trade talks between the United States and the U.K.

Trump says coronavirus vaccine could be weeks away: ABC News town hall

Sep 16 2020

PHILADELPHIA U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said a vaccine against the deadly coronavirus could be three or four weeks away, despite cautionary notes sounded by some U.S. public health officials about that accelerated timeline.

Incoming IDB chief aims to help Argentina negotiate new IMF program

Sep 14 2020

WASHINGTON Mauricio Claver-Carone, the White House official elected to lead Latin America's regional development bank, on Monday said he aims to play a constructive role in Argentina's negotiations with the International Monetary Fund.

New Trump-backed chief of Latin American bank vows push for regional unity

Sep 14 2020

WASHINGTON Mauricio Claver-Carone, the first U.S. citizen elected to lead Latin America's main development bank, vowed on Monday to focus on strengthening its funding base and building more unity in the region after a contentious election.

Incoming IDB chief aims to help Argentina negotiate new IMF program

Sep 14 2020

WASHINGTON Mauricio Claver-Carone, the White House official elected to lead Latin America's regional development bank, on Monday said he aims to play a constructive role in Argentina's negotiations with the International Monetary Fund.

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