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Donald Trump

President Donald Trump
The nation's 45th president


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  • TOKYO, July 28- Asian stock markets sagged on Friday after U.S. tech shares retreated from recent rallies, though optimism about U.S. corporate earnings and the global economy underpinned overall sentiment. European shares were expected to open lower, with spread-betters looking for Germany's DAX to fall 0.7 percent and Britain's FTSE to drop 0.6 percent.

  • *Hike to hurt U.S. beef producers, Japan restaurants- trade body. TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, July 28- Japan will raise tariffs from August on imports of frozen beef from the United States and other countries, in a move to protect domestic producers, the Ministry of Finance said on Friday. The hike threatens a significant sector of United States' access to the biggest Asian...

  • Senator Mitch McConnell during a press conference on February 11, 2016.

    Three GOP votes — Sens. Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and John McCain of Arizona — sank the measure in a 49-51 vote.

  • TOKYO, July 28- Asian stock markets sagged on Friday after U.S. tech shares retreated from recent rallies, though optimism about U.S. corporate earnings and the global economy underpinned overall sentiment. European shares were expected to open lower, with spread-betters looking for Germany's DAX to fall 0.7 percent and Britain's FTSE to drop 0.6 percent.

  • WASHINGTON— Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump's agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol. McConnell put the health bill on hold and announced that the Senate would move onto other legislation next week.

  • The Senate has rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health law, dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump and the GOP agenda. John McCain of Arizona, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine voted with Democrats to defeat the measure. It's a legislative maneuver so the Senate can pass a bill that a House-Senate...

  • *US M&A in China at $523 mln in 1 H, lowest since 2003. *US' China deals dropped 87 percent from the first half of 2015. The value of mergers and acquisitions involving American companies in China dropped 32 percent to just $523 million in the six months to June 30 from $771 million in the same period last year, and were down 87 percent from $4 billion in the first six months...

  • WASHINGTON, July 28- The U.S. economy likely accelerated in the second quarter as consumers ramped up spending and businesses invested more on equipment, which would confirm that the sluggish performance early in the year was temporary. The Commerce Department will release its advance second-quarter GDP estimate on Friday at 8:30 a.m. EDT.

  • TOKYO— In unwelcome news for American farmers, Japan said Friday that it was imposing emergency tariffs of 50 percent on imports of frozen beef, mainly from the U.S. Under World Trade Organization rules, Japan can introduce safeguard tariffs when imports rise more than 17 percent year-on-year in any given quarter. U.S. farmers had been hoping for wider access to...

  • *Hike to hurt U.S. beef producers, Japan restaurants- trade body. TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, July 28- Japan's Ministry of Finance said on Friday the country will raise tariffs on frozen beef imports from the United States and other countries from August to protect domestic producers. The increase threatens a significant sector of United States' access to the biggest Asian...

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