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Mexico auto group AMIA says will work to include Canada in NAFTA

August 28, 2018 - 4:35pm
Mexico's auto association AMIA said on Tuesday it would keep participating in the renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to integrate Canada and try to maintain regional integration and competitiveness in the sector.
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Haley says U.S. Rohingya report 'consistent' with U.N. findings

August 28, 2018 - 4:24pm
The findings of a U.S. State Department investigation into Myanmar's Rohingya crisis are "consistent" with those of a damning report by U.N. investigators released this week that called for Myanmar officials to face genocide charges, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said on Tuesday.
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S&P 500, Nasdaq eke out gains for third straight record high

August 28, 2018 - 4:12pm
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq edged up to record closing highs for the third consecutive session as investors struggled over whether to take profits following a rally on positive developments in trade disputes which have vexed the markets for much of the year.
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U.N. Rohingya report deserves 'serious consideration': Guterres

August 28, 2018 - 4:10pm
A report by United Nations investigators saying Myanmar's military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with "genocidal intent," and that the country's commander-in-chief and five generals should be prosecuted, deserves serious consideration, the U.N. secretary-general said on Tuesday.
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U.S. has not determined 'genocidal intent' for attacks on Rohingya: State Dept.

August 28, 2018 - 4:10pm
The U.S. State Department has not made a determination of "genocidal intent" for attacks on Rohingya in Myanmar for legal reasons, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
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Exclusive: Mexico's new government may halt oil auctions indefinitely - document

August 28, 2018 - 4:09pm
Mexico's incoming government is considering indefinitely suspending auctions for oil and gas projects as well as giving state-owned Pemex the authority to pick its own joint-venture partners rather than holding competitive tenders, according to policy guidelines seen by Reuters.
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Citing free speech, Trump seeks dismissal of Stormy Daniels defamation case

August 28, 2018 - 3:52pm
Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump have asked a federal judge to dismiss a defamation lawsuit by adult film actress Stormy Daniels, calling it an attempt to suppress the president's free speech.
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Trump's U.S.-Mexico trade deal meets bipartisan skeptics in Congress

August 28, 2018 - 3:48pm
President Donald Trump's bilateral trade deal with Mexico ran into questions, on substance and procedure, from both parties in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, with Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer saying the pact faces "serious legal concerns."
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Trump warns Google, Facebook, Twitter to be careful

August 28, 2018 - 3:17pm
U.S. President Donald Trump warned Google, Facebook and Twitter to tread carefully on Tuesday after recently accusing internet and social media firms of political bias and censorship, without providing evidence.
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3-D printed gun blueprints for sale after U.S. court order, group says

August 28, 2018 - 3:07pm
A Texas-based group that was barred by a U.S. federal judge from issuing blueprints for 3-D printed plastic guns on the internet said on Tuesday it has made the firearm designs available for sale.
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Senior U.S. Democrats question Trump's U.S.-Mexico trade deal

August 28, 2018 - 2:54pm
Senior Democrats in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday questioned President Donald Trump's bilateral trade deal with Mexico, with Senator Chuck Schumer saying there were "serious legal concerns" about the deal getting "fast-track" Senate consideration.
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Canada's Trudeau says he will defend dairy farmer protections in NAFTA

August 28, 2018 - 2:53pm
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday his position on the supply management system that protects Canada's dairy farmers has not changed and he will defend it as Canada works to renew the NAFTA trade deal with the United States and Mexico.
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Wall Street edges up as Canada takes trade spotlight

August 28, 2018 - 2:51pm
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq edged up to record highs for the third consecutive session on waning trade jitters that have vexed the markets for much of the year.
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Defenders rally around pope, fear conservatives escalating war

August 28, 2018 - 2:27pm
Supporters of Pope Francis have rushed to his defense after a former top Vatican official launched an unprecedented attack on him, a move they say dangerously escalates a campaign to weaken his papacy by conservatives who condemn him as too liberal.
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Ex-Trump campaign chief Manafort seeks to move second trial out of Washington

August 28, 2018 - 2:14pm
Lawyers for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Tuesday said they would seek to move his second trial, scheduled to start next month, out of Washington, D.C., due to the highly politicized environment in the nation's capital.
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Instagram says users can now evaluate authenticity of accounts

August 28, 2018 - 2:12pm
Photo-sharing app Instagram's more than 1 billion users will now be able to evaluate the authenticity of accounts, weeks after parent Facebook Inc rolled out similar measures in a bid to weed out fake accounts on its social media platform.
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Global stocks climb; markets hail U.S.-Mexico trade deal

August 28, 2018 - 2:07pm
A global stocks index advanced to more than five-month highs on Tuesday, the day after a U.S.-Mexico trade deal boosted investor confidence.
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White House investigating Google after Trump accuses it of bias

August 28, 2018 - 2:03pm
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Google's search engine was hiding "fair media" coverage of him and said he would address the situation, taking a swipe at the internet giant without providing evidence or giving details of action he might take.
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U.S. military hints could resume major exercises on Korean peninsula

August 28, 2018 - 1:34pm
The U.S. military has no plans yet to suspend any more major military exercises with South Korea, the defense secretary said on Tuesday, in the middle of a breakdown in diplomacy with North Korea over its nuclear weapons.
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Mattis signals U.S. to keep up support for Saudi-led coalition in Yemen

August 28, 2018 - 1:28pm
The U.S. military signaled on Tuesday it would continue its assistance to the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, even as it acknowledged U.S. support was not "unconditional" amid mounting concern about the war's toll on civilians.
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