Tag: Government policy

Argentina truckers gridlock traffic to protest Macri reforms

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Tens of thousands of Argentines joined a demonstration on Wednesday organized by truckers and other labor unions in the first...
Fed officials: Stronger economy boosts chance for rate hikes

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve officials at their January meeting believed that a brightening global economic picture and the effects of recently passed tax cuts...
Canada, Mexico officials: trade pluses should outweigh fear

TEMPE, Ariz. — Senior Canadian and Mexican officials on Wednesday expressed frustration with current American skepticism about free trade, saying the benefits for all...
White House says US could reach 3 percent growth rate

WASHINGTON — The White House's top economist said Wednesday the U.S. could achieve annual growth rates of 3 percent through the next decade if...
Spike in bond yields upends US stock market rally

U.S. stocks closed broadly lower Wednesday, erasing an early gain, as investors reacted to a late-afternoon surge in bond yields. ...
Russia criticizes Western pressure to turn away from Moscow

BELGRADE, Serbia — Russia's foreign minister on Wednesday criticized Western policies toward his country, blasting the European Union for failing to maintain good relations...
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ST. LOUIS — Washington University says a fraternity member at the St. Louis school has been suspended after an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and a...
French government unveils tough measures for asylum-seekers

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron's government on Wednesday presented a bill to enforce tougher immigration rules, decried by human rights organizations as repressive...
White House: New policy won’t affect Trump’s son-in-law

WASHINGTON — It's a week of reckoning for White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and dozens of other officials who have been working without...
New Zealand says Pacific trade deal will boost GDP 1 percent

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand estimates a Pacific trade deal would boost its economy by up to 1 percent as exporters would face...

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