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How the US ended up in an escalating trade dispute with China

“April 10, 2018: China filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization about Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports” writes Str Afp for cnbc.com. May 23, 2018: Trump tweeted that trade talks with China will probably have to go in a new direction in order to near a resolution.June 15, 2018: The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative released a list of 1,102 Chinese imports worth about $50 billion. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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US stock markets fall sharply amid fears of global trade war

“Chinese stocks recorded their steepest falls since the trade dispute started on Tuesday” writes Dominic Rushe for theguardian.com. The news roiled global stock markets as investors feared that escalating tensions could trigger an international trade war.The trade dispute between the US and China escalated on Tuesday, with a senior Trump official accusing China of “theft” and Beijing accusing the US of blackmail.In Europe, all the major markets fell, with the FTSE down 31 points (0.42%) and Germany’s DAX down over 1%.Navarro said China had far more to lose than China…

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Air France unions suspend four-day strike from June 23

“FILE PHOTO: Air France logo is pictured at the Air France check-in at Bordeaux-Merignac airport, as Air France pilots, cabin and ground crews unions call for a strike over salaries in Merignac near Bordeaux Thomson Reuters PARIS (Reuters) – Unions at Air France on Monday suspended a planned four-day strike starting on June 23 over a continued pay dispute that prompted the resignation of parent company Air France-KLM’s chief executive last month” reports businessinsider.com. The pay dispute has already resulted in 15 days of walkouts this year, costing the group…

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A majority of Americans side with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on trade policy over President Trump, according to a new poll.

“A majority of Americans side with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on trade policy over President Trump, according to a new poll” reports washingtonexaminer.com. A Global News/Ipsos poll found that 57 percent of Americans approve of how Trudeau is managing the recent trade dispute while only 37 percent approve of Trump’s handling.Seventy-one percent of Americans and 81 percent of Canadians agree this has damaged relations between the neighboring countries while only 29 percent of Americans and 28 percent of Canadians don’t believe the trade dispute has a damaging effect. Source: washingtonexaminer.com…

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Black Couple Handcuffed Over Waffle House Bill Dispute

“King says Waffle House employees called police after the man asked to talk to management, Fox reports” writes Rob Quinn for newser.com. (Newser) – Waffle House says its CEO has apologized to a woman who was handcuffed along with her boyfriend over a dispute over a $1.50 charge at one of its restaurants.The company says employees at the restaurant will receive additional training—and the couple were given a full refund the next day. Source: newser.com Share This:

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Menudo Trademark Dispute Resolved, Latin Boyband Planning Comeback & 40th Anniversary Concert

“Combining a blue-chip brand like Menudo with today’s digital marketing capabilities is a no-brainer,” added Menudo International, LLC CEO Paul Tarnopol” writes Colin Stutz for billboard.com. He said in statement, “There has never been a better time for Latin music, and the Menudo brand and formula has the potential to dominate the very lucrative pre-teen space.”.  Source: billboard.com Share This:

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‘We have a deal,’ say Greece and Macedonia over name dispute

“Under the deal, Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said his country would officially be called the “Republic of Northern Macedonia”” writes Robert Atanasovski Afp for cnbc.com. The name dispute has soured relations between the two neighbors at least since 1991, when Macedonia broke away from former Yugoslavia, declaring its independence under the name Republic of Macedonia.Greece and Macedonia have reached an historic accord to resolve a dispute over the former Yugoslav republic’s name that has troubled relations between the two neighbors for decades. Source: cnbc.com Share This:

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High Court Won’t Get Involved in Wrigley Field Dispute

“The Supreme Court declined Monday to hear the case, leaving the lower court decisions in place” writes Associated Press for pbs.org. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is leaving in place a court decision dismissing a lawsuit filed against the Chicago Cubs by the owners of rooftop clubs adjacent to Wrigley Field.Judge Virginia Kendall said the board was allowed because the agreement allowed “any expansion of Wrigley Field approved by governmental authorities.” A three-judge panel of the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in September upheld the decision to dismiss the…

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UK steps into G7 trade dispute, warns of tit-for-tat dangers

“Rather than imposing tariffs on each other we should instead be increasing pressure on China to reduce its excess steel capacity,” the official said” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. LA MALBAIE, Canada (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday warned both U.S. President Donald Trump and the European Union of the dangers of entering a tit-for-tat trade war over tariffs, urging both sides to instead focus on China’s excess steel production. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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