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WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s claims on border, drugs, Mattis

WASHINGTON —Jan 02, 2019 — President Donald Trump is, at once, demanding billions of dollars from the U.S. Treasury for a border wall and insisting the wall won’t really cost America anything. As he’s done before, Trump argued Wednesday that Mexico is footing the bill thanks to a revised trade agreement. That’s not true. If the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s claims on border, drugs, Mattis

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s skewed theory of paying for wall

WASHINGTON —Jan 02, 2019— President Donald Trump is, at once, demanding billions of dollars from the U.S. treasury for a border wall and insisting the wall won’t really cost America anything. As he’s done before, Trump argued Wednesday that Mexico is footing the bill thanks to a revised trade agreement. That’s not true. If the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s skewed theory of paying for wall

BEIJING | China promises prompt action on US trade pact

BEIJING — China’s government said Thursday it will promptly carry out a tariff cease-fire with Washington and is confident they can reach a trade agreement, suggesting Beijing wants to avoid disruptions due to the arrest of a tech executive. Talks during the 90 day period during which President Donald Trump has agreed to suspend U.S. … Continue reading BEIJING | China promises prompt action on US trade pact

BRUSSELS | The Latest: N Ireland party leader rejects Brexit deal

BRUSSELS  — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 5 p.m. The leader of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party has used her keynote speech at the annual conference to reject the British government’s planned Brexit deal. Arlene Foster said in Belfast on Saturday that the deal agreed by Prime Minister Theresa May is unacceptable … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: N Ireland party leader rejects Brexit deal

BRUSSELS | UK’s May travels to Brussels for Brexit summit

BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister Theresa May is kicking off a big Brexit weekend as she travels to the European Union headquarters in Brussels for talks on Saturday with key leaders. Spanish objections over the status of Gibraltar — the tiny territory ceded to Britain in 1713 but is still claimed by Spain — is … Continue reading BRUSSELS | UK’s May travels to Brussels for Brexit summit

TORONTO | Canada relieved trade deal done, won’t forget Trump attacks

TORONTO — U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to make Canada pay after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he wouldn’t be bullied in trade talks. Trump called Trudeau “weak” and “dishonest.” He threatened tariffs on cars and slapped them on steel. The unprecedented attacks on America’s closest ally left a bitter taste. But Canadians mostly feel … Continue reading TORONTO | Canada relieved trade deal done, won’t forget Trump attacks

LONDON | Global shares solid as US and Mexico reach trade agreement

LONDON  — News that the U.S. has reached a preliminary agreement with Mexico on replacing a North American free-trade deal has helped shore up global stock markets on Tuesday. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France’s CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to 5,496, while Germany’s DAX was up 0.2 percent at 12,561. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 … Continue reading LONDON | Global shares solid as US and Mexico reach trade agreement