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Indian Americans go wild for Trump appearance at unity rally

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It appears President Donald Trump has the votes of Indian Americans if a rally in Houston is any indication, Trump joined tens of thousands of Indian Americans on Sept. 22 who were packed ...

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China given time as their industrial output plunges

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China is looking to narrow the scope of negotiations with the U.S. to only trade matters. The news comes as China’s industrial output has plunged to its lowest level since 2002 – ...

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Black unemployment hits historic low even with trade war

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The unemployment rate among black Americans reached 5.5 percent in August—a historic low. That’s even down from 6 percent the month before and a substantial 0.4 percentage point below the previous record in May ...

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News Briefs: Dorian turns north; 25 dead, more missing from boat fire; Diet caused blindness; New tariffs

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Today’s news briefs: Hurricane Dorian turning north Dorian has destroyed thousands of homes in the Bahamas and left an entire island without power. The hurricane, which was a Category 5 storm for over ...

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Here’s how to really view the economy

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As media headlines focus on underperforming areas of the economy, the early story is not getting told.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released some revised employment numbers showing 500,000 fewer jobs ...

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Media says G-7 a failure but facts tell different story

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President Donald Trump has secured a major concession from leaders of the Group of Seven after they issued a declaration on Aug. 26 committing to fair trade.  It has been Trump’s central effort ...

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Honduras, El Salvador to join Guatemala, Mexico agreements with U.S

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Shortly after overseeing the signing of a historic “safe third country” asylum agreement with Guatemala at the Oval Office on July 26, President Donald Trump told reporters that he expects to soon sign similar deals with Honduras and ...

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Tariffs working as Apple moves factories from China

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American media scoffed when President Donald Trump suggested American companies would move factories out of China as a result of new tariffs. Now, one of the largest companies in the world is ...

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Pelosi ‘deeply disappointed’ migrants will stay in Mexico

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) responded to the June 8 announcement that the United States and Mexico had reached an agreement on immigration, saying, “We are deeply disappointed by the administration’s expansion of its failed ...

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Myths of tariffs finally debunked

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You wouldn’t know it from the media reports on tariffs and the trade war with China. Tariffs leveled by the U.S. against unfair trading partner countries aren’t that bad for our economy. ...

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In ironic victory, Trump secures China’s first purchase of American rice

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In a move that would be funny if it weren’t such good news for American farmers, President Trump has sold the Communist nation of China of all things…rice. Supporters of the president ...

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China bows, America pauses trade war

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China has apparently bowed to economic pressures brought on by increased tariffs under the Trump administration. In a closed-door dinner between Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 ...

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China is fast losing the trade war

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NEWS ANALYSIS: Two years ago, Beijing was flying high. Well on its way to dominating the world. Or so it thought. Sure, the newly elected American president had talked tough on trade, ...

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Historic new trade deal with Canada reached

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President Trump and his team have negotiated a victory for American manufacturers and farmers in a new trade deal with Canada. The announcement comes after Canada ultimately gave in to demands by ...

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As China increases tariffs, new markets open for farmers

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Missouri rice farmers could soon have a new export market. Greg Yielding, with the Missouri Rice Council and U.S. Rice Producers says Egypt is very interested in buying Missouri’s unmilled rice. Water ...

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Explosive growth of economy creates challenges for businesses finding enough workers

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With the U.S. unemployment rate the lowest it has been since the early 1960s, American workers are prospering in ways they rarely have. Businesses are adding more hours for part-timers and converting ...

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Rural Missourians and Congressional delegates support tariffs

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Missouri’s Republican Congressional representatives are finding rural support America’s tariffs to protect agricultural export. President Trump had said it would not be long before other countries began to reduce their high tariffs ...

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ANALYSIS: The truth behind tariffs and what it means

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America’s new auto, aluminum and steel tariff policies have now triggered retaliatory tariffs from other nations including Canada, the EU and China. Last week Trump imposed new tariffs on more than $30 ...

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China blinks, bends to Trump pressure over tariffs

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In a huge victory for the Trump administration’s tough talk on trade with China, the communist country has announced it will cut import tariffs on a range of consumer items including apparel, cosmetics, home appliances, and fitness products ...

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Will new tariffs on China create more fair trade?

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It’s no secret that each year, China floods the U.S. market with cheap goods–with many of these products made in conditions that would be illegal in most of the world. Add to ...

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