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U.S. lawmakers and the farm industry were skeptical of the Trump administration’s promise to shield farmers from the rapidly escalating trade dispute between the United States and China, concerned about the lack of details in protecting the U.S. agricultural export sector now embroiled in the back-and-forth.
The EPA is moving ahead with plans to close agency facilities in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to the last written notice received by a few dozen employees affected by the decision.
As the world entertains scenarios of peak oil demand based on the rise of electric vehicles, many agencies are warning that the far greater threat of an oil supply crunch looms
Falling inventories and strong demand expectations combined with global outages could soon lead to higher oil prices
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Two years ago, a Washington state paper mill was bought by a private equity firm with interests in everything from pizza and urinalysis to car rentals and chemicals.
That transaction, little noted a
U.S. President Donald Trump has temporarily excluded six countries, including Canada and Mexico, and European Union states from higher U.S. import duties on steel and aluminum meant to come into effect on Friday.
The pairings for the first two rounds of the Masters have been announced, which means that it’s time to try and pick a winner.
Read the full transcript of Bloomberg's interview with Saudi deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman.
John Cassidy on what the multibillion-dollar U.S. deal to sell arms to Saudi Arabia will mean for the civil war in Yemen.
Jacob Zuma was defiant today as he appeared in court to face corruption charges which have dogged his scandal-ridden nine years in power.The former South African president gave the thumbs up during the 90-minute court appearance to supporters who were waving and smiling at him throughout. When he le
Just two mines supply the United States with half of its silver production, and both are located in Alaska.
The Institute for Supply Management said its manufacturing index slipped to 59.3% last month from a 14-year high of 60.8% in February. Economists surveyed by MarketWatch had forecast the index to total 60%.
The escalating trade tensions between Beijing and Washington have pulled America’s farmers and agricultural exporters into the melee.
Some 53% of Venezuelans between 15 and 29 want to move abroad as economy is projected to shrink 15%
The centrist candidate’s victory over Marine Le Pen has avoided the worst – but the daunting work of reform in France and in Europe lies ahead
A veteran of the struggle, South Africa’s president has a knack for survival. But he may have gone too far in sacking half his cabinet last week, and his time as leader is drawing to a close
Once upon a time, we started subsidizing agriculture.
The question facing investors as they enter the new quarter probably isn’t where to find the biggest gains. It’s more likely how to avoid the worst losses.
As threats of a trade war heat up, is President Trump actually playing a very canny game?
Robin Wright on Saudi Arabia’s King Salam naming his son Mohammed bin Salman as Crown Prince.
You may be able to control your next iPhone without even touching it. Apple is working on touchless gesture control, company sources have said. The feature would allow users to perform tasks by moving their fingers close to the screen without tapping it, and it could be ready by 2020, someone fa
President Trump acknowledged Friday that US markets could face “pain” from his escalating trade beefs with China and other countries — but insisted...
Trump still thinks Pruitt has done "a fantastic job."
But President Donald Trump expressed confidence in the embattled EPA chief, who is facing another possible inspector general probe.
Woods, appearing in his first major tournament since 2015, shot a one-over-par 73 that required him to repeatedly dig out of trouble.
"How can we justify helping steelworkers at the expense of so many farms?” one farmer asked.
FOR the past drought-stricken year, most of the drinking water consumed in Beijing has travelled 1,432km (895 miles), roughly the distance from New York to Orlando, Florida.
The caravan, largely consisting of desperate Central Americans, is dispersing but plans to regroup elsewhere.
Soybean growers are particularly vulnerable to a small drop in exports.
But the White House says it's “reviewing“ the ethical storm surrounding the EPA chief.
In the interview that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman granted to The Atlantic, there were many questions that were not asked
President Rodrigo Duterte says that inadequate sewage treatment on the island, a tourism hot spot, has turned its beaches into a “cesspool.”
Republicans see a chance to flip a congressional seat in northern Minnesota, where President Trump’s steel tariffs are being celebrated as a boost for the mining industry.
Australia has disavowed its home minister’s view that white farmers needed refuge in a “civilized country,” South Africa’s top diplomat says.
But the EPA chief is continuing to push Trump's deregulation agenda — and that may help him hang on, allies say.
Beijing argued that it would be imposing the duties ‘in order to safeguard China’s interests,’ after President Donald Trump approved tariffs.
The move, against mainly agricultural products, will escalate tensions between the two trading nations.
U.S. Global Investors Chief Executive Officer Frank Holmes expects gold prices to climb this year to their highest level since 2013.
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Gold, just the word brings to mind value, rarity, wealth, beauty and jewelry. But what is gold? Yes the scientists tell us gold is an element with the chemical symbol Au. We know...
Fairly dividing jewelry in an estate can be tricky. This article explains the four main ways to value inherited jewelry and which ones you may want to avoid for your estate. We...
China’s reemergence as a coal importer has boosted the fortunes of U.S. producers who are now shipping more coal abroad than any time in the last two years.
Donald Trump picked Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to run the Environmental Protection Agency, signaling the president-elect will deliver on his vow to disassemble President Barack Obama's landmark effort to fight climate change.
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No motive has been released or suspects arrested in the Monday afternoon shootings that happened in east and west Oakland.
The BBC has appointed its first commissioning editor for podcasts, fuelling concerns that the corporation’s dominance of the increasingly popular audio format could undermine commercial podcast providers.Jason Phipps, who works for The Guardian, will start in the new role from May as part of
China’s state media confirmed this morning that Kim Jong-un had travelled to Beijing to meet President Xi in the North Korean leader’s first foreign trip since taking power in 2011.The “unofficial visit” was disclosed after days of speculation over who was on board a green and gold train that arr