America has half a million fewer jobs than initially believed

Where are the worst job losses due to China trade Peter Navarro believes the Trump administration is trying to stop these job losses. Wall Street Journal associate editor James Freeman says these tariffs might lead to a U.S. recession. The U.S. labor market isn’t as strong as initially believed, according to new figures published on Wednesday. Continue Reading Below The […]

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Argentina Treasury minister resigns, says 'significant renewal' needed amid economic crisis

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – Argentina´s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday he believed the government needed “significant renewal” in its economic team amid a crisis which saw the peso plunge this week. Dujovne said in a letter to Argentine President Mauricio Macri that he had given his “all” to the job, […]

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America isn’t a family business. Ivanka and Jared shouldn’t be horning in to run it.

Throughout recent history, the Justice Department, the White House Office of Legal Counsel and even the Solicitor General’s office have opined on whether family members of presidents can be appointed to commissions, take on policy leadership or hold formal roles in an administration. In 1967, six years after President Kennedy nominated his brother to be attorney general, the Federal Anti-Nepotism Statute […]

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Pedro Gonzalez: Whose America? US border wall nixed by … a water commission?

DHS: The only way to fix the border crisis is more money Reaction and analysis from retired INS agent Michael Cutler on ‘Fox & Friends First.’ Parse the Declaration of Independence and you will find nothing about governments instituted among men to secure the rights of international agencies. Nor does the United States Constitution mention “We the Commission.” And yet […]

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Liberty Latin America (LILA) Q1 2019 Earnings Call Transcript

Liberty Latin America (NASDAQ: LILA)Q1 2019 Earnings CallMay. 08, 2019, 9:00 a.m. ET Contents: Continue Reading Below Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Good morning, ladies and gentlemen, and thank you for standing by. Today's call is being recorded. I'll now turn the call over to Gagandeep Sethi, Vice President of Operations. Advertisement Gagandeep Sethi — […]

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Mexico, U.S. to discuss NAFTA replacement, border delays

MERIDA, Mexico (Reuters) – Mexican government and business leaders meet with their U.S. counterparts for a second straight day on Friday, seeking to hasten ratification of a trade deal, resolve border delays that are hurting exporters, and discuss metals tariffs. The talks coincide with renewed tensions over trade and the border after two years of uncertainty sparked by President Donald […]

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It’s Time to Ditch U.S. Frequent-Flyer Programs for International Ones

Are you a Delta loyalist? Fly only American Airlines or United? It’s time to switch. With the news last week that, like Delta, United will start pricing award tickets dynamically (i.e., more expensively) later this year, flyers were left wondering whether investing the time and effort to rack up miles with U.S. frequent-flyer programs is even worth it anymore. Even […]

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Liberty Vittert: America Must Increase Immigration or Risk Economic Disaster

Varney and Hilton on America Accepting Immigrants We have unprecedented levels of low unemployment in America. It could even be said that we really have too many jobs and not enough people to fill them. While this currently isn’t a problem, it will soon have devastating impacts on our nation’s economic stability, and the only answer is to increase immigration to […]

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America would run out of avocados in weeks if Trump shuts border with Mexico, grower warns

President Trump threatens to close the border with Mexico next week If President Trump follows through with his threat to close the Southern Border with Mexico this week, say goodbye to your avocado toast. A top distributor and grower of avocados has warned that the U.S. would run out of the fruit in three weeks if imports from Mexico are […]

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Pentagon chief says $1 billion of funding shifted to border wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Defense shifted $1 billion to plan and build a 57-mile section of “pedestrian fencing”, roads and lighting along the border between the United States and Mexico, the Pentagon chief said on Monday. Last week, the Pentagon gave Congress a list that included $12.8 billion of construction projects for which it said funds could […]

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