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Arizona News: Trade With Mexico, Canada On The Rise

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) – According to new data released by the United States Census Bureau, Arizona’s bilateral trade with its North American trading partners jumped in 2018 — reversing a downward trend of recent years. Trade with Mexico increased 7.7 percent from 2017 to 2018 to a total of $16.7 billion while trade with Canada … Continue reading Arizona News: Trade With Mexico, Canada On The Rise

Arizona News: NEW DATA: Trade With Mexico, Canada On The Rise

PHOENIX, Aa. (STL.News) — According to new data released by the United States Census Bureau, Arizona’s bilateral trade with its North American trading partners jumped in 2018 — reversing a downward trend of recent years. Trade with Mexico increased 7.7 percent from 2017 to 2018 to a total of $16.7 billion while trade with Canada grew … Continue reading Arizona News: NEW DATA: Trade With Mexico, Canada On The Rise

United States | Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon Travel to Canada

United States – Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon will travel to Toronto March 4-5. During his trip, Assistant Secretary Fannon will meet with senior Canadian officials and international energy and mining ministers as well as private sector representatives to discuss good governance in the extractive sector and regional cooperation on … Continue reading United States | Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon Travel to Canada

China accuses detained Canadians of stealing state secrets

BEIJING (AP) — China accused two detained Canadians on Monday of acting together to steal state secrets, just days after Canada announced it will proceed with a U.S. extradition request for a senior Chinese tech executive. China arrested the two Canadians on Dec. 10 in what was widely seen as an attempt to pressure Canada … Continue reading China accuses detained Canadians of stealing state secrets

Senators fire Guy Boucher, name Marc Crawford interim coach

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The NHL-worst Senators have fired coach Guy Boucher and named assistant Marc Crawford as the interim replacement. General manager Pierre Dorion says Ottawa needs “a different set of coaching and leadership skills to guide our team through this rebuild.” Boucher coached the Senators to within one victory of the Stanley Cup … Continue reading Senators fire Guy Boucher, name Marc Crawford interim coach

Gaudreau has 2 assists, Flames win season-high 7th straight

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Western Conference-leading Calgary Flames are rolling after finishing off the Eastern portion of their NHL schedule. Johnny Gaudreau set up two second-period goals and the Flames extended their season-high winning streak to seven games with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday night. “I think we’ve come … Continue reading Gaudreau has 2 assists, Flames win season-high 7th straight

Johnny Manziel released, barred from other CFL teams

MONTREAL  — Johnny Manziel‘s time in the Canadian Football League is over. The CFL terminated the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner’s contract with the Montreal Alouettes on Wednesday. The league also informed the eight other teams that it wouldn’t register a contract for Manziel if any tried to sign him. “We advised Montreal that Johnny had … Continue reading Johnny Manziel released, barred from other CFL teams

Another ceasefire: Can the US and China end their trade war?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Relief swept across world financial markets Monday after President Donald Trump pushed back a March 2 deadline in a trade dispute with China.But the respite might not last. The world’s two biggest economies have squared off over Beijing’s aggressive campaign to turn Chinese companies into world leaders in advanced industries such as … Continue reading Another ceasefire: Can the US and China end their trade war?

The Latest: Columbus acquires Rangers D McQuaid

The Latest on the NHL’s trade deadline day (all times Eastern): 3:15 p.m. The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired defenseman Adam McQuaid from the New York Rangers in exchange for fourth- and seventh-round draft picks this year. After adding two top forwards and a goaltender before the trade deadline, the Blue Jackets filled another need … Continue reading The Latest: Columbus acquires Rangers D McQuaid

Mariners’ Hernandez gets off to shaky spring start

Felix Hernandez says he’s all set for a bounce-back season. Now pitching entirely from the stretch, King Felix made his spring training debut Saturday, giving up four runs in 1 1/3 innings as the Seattle Mariners lost to the San Diego Padres 6-4. The six-time All-Star allowed four hits, only one of them solid. He … Continue reading Mariners’ Hernandez gets off to shaky spring start

WASHINGTON | Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., is backing Craft for the post, and she also has the support of Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton, according … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US ambassador to Canada

Redfin Will Launch Real Estate Brokerage and Search Site in Canada in Early 2019

  TORONTO/ Jan. 14, 2019 (STL.News) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — Redfin (www.redfin.ca), the next-generation real estate brokerage, plans to launch a national Canadian real estate search site and brokerage service in Toronto and Vancouver by March, with plans to expand to other provinces in the future. “Our goal is to make buying and selling Canadian homes … Continue reading Redfin Will Launch Real Estate Brokerage and Search Site in Canada in Early 2019

TORONTO | Canada gets access to detainee in China 6 days after arrest

TORONTO — Canada’s ambassador to China was given access Sunday to detained Canadian entrepreneur Michael Spavor six days after he was arrested, the country’s Global Affairs department said. Ambassador John McCallum also met with ex-diplomat Michael Kovrig on Friday. Both were detained in China last Monday in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top … Continue reading TORONTO | Canada gets access to detainee in China 6 days after arrest

United States | Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Mattis’ Meeting with Canada’s Foreign Minister Freeland and Defense Minister Sajjan

United States – Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis hosted Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Canadian Minister of Defense Harjit Sajjan for policy discussions at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. on December 14. The four reviewed joint security initiatives in the United States, Canada, … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo and Secretary Mattis’ Meeting with Canada’s Foreign Minister Freeland and Defense Minister Sajjan

LOS ANGELES | ‘Fantastic Beasts’ flies to top of weekend box office

LOS ANGELES  — “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” worked its magic at the weekend box office and opened as the top film. The latest offering from the Harry Potter universe earned $62.2 million for Warner Bros. in the United States and Canada, according to studio estimates Sunday. That fell short of the opening of … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ‘Fantastic Beasts’ flies to top of weekend box office

Massachusetts New: Dual/Iranian Canadian National, Omid Mashinchi Sentenced for International Money Laundering

BOSTON, Ms. – A dual citizen of Iran and Canada was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for international money laundering. Omid Mashinchi, 35, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton to two years in prison, one year of supervised release, ordered to pay a $20,000 fine, and a personal money … Continue reading Massachusetts New: Dual/Iranian Canadian National, Omid Mashinchi Sentenced for International Money Laundering

New York News: Delaware Woman, Dasiah Danae Cooper Charged With Attempting To Smuggle Marijuana Into The United States From Canada

CONTACT: Barbara Burns PHONE: (716) 843-5817 FAX #: (716) 551-3051 BUFFALO, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Dasiah Danae Cooper, 23, of New Castle, Delaware, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with possession and importation of a controlled substance, and smuggling goods into the United States. The charges carry … Continue reading New York News: Delaware Woman, Dasiah Danae Cooper Charged With Attempting To Smuggle Marijuana Into The United States From Canada

Canada News: Minister Morneau Concludes Successful G20, IMF, World Bank Meetings

CANADA – With a strong and growing economy, and a strong and growing middle class, Canada continues to work at home and abroad to ensure that the benefits of economic growth are shared by everyone. Finance Minister Bill Morneau participated in this week’s annual meetings of the G20, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank … Continue reading Canada News: Minister Morneau Concludes Successful G20, IMF, World Bank Meetings

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump hails trade pact with Canada, Mexico

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on a revamped North American free trade deal (all times local): 7 p.m. President Donald Trump is hailing his revamped North American trade agreement with Canada and Mexico as a breakthrough for U.S. workers, vowing to sign it by late November. But it still faces a lengthy path to congressional approval. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump hails trade pact with Canada, Mexico

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on new trade deal with Canada, Mexico

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump inaccurately described his new trade deal with Canada and Mexico as the biggest ever — it’s not even close — and glossed over some possible consequences of the agreement, such as higher car prices. Here’s a sampling of his expansive statements on the deal Monday and the complexities behind them: … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump on new trade deal with Canada, Mexico

WASHINGTON | AP Explains: How NAFTA 2.0 will shake up business as usual

WASHINGTON — American dairy farmers get more access to the Canadian market. U.S. drug companies can fend off generic competition for a few more years. Automakers are under pressure to build more cars where workers earn decent wages. The North American trade agreement hammered out late Sunday between the United States and Canada, following an … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP Explains: How NAFTA 2.0 will shake up business as usual

TORONTO | Canada, US make progress in trade talks but no deal yet

TORONTO — Canada’s ambassador to Washington said the U.S. and Canada have made a lot of progress in free trade talks but there is no deal yet. Ambassador David MacNaughton said Sunday evening in Ottawa there are a couple of tough issues left to resolve. MacNaughton said he isn’t sure if they will reach an agreement … Continue reading TORONTO | Canada, US make progress in trade talks but no deal yet

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain | The Latest: Gruda helps France reach quarters at World Cup

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain — The Latest on the Women’s World Cup quarterfinal qualifier (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Sandrine Gruda scored 20 points and Endene Miyem added 18 to help France beat Turkey 78-61 in the quarterfinal qualifier of the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup. France blew a 10-point halftime lead in the … Continue reading SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain | The Latest: Gruda helps France reach quarters at World Cup