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Canadian Retailers See Potential NAFTA Change As Threat

Canadian Retailers See Potential NAFTA Change As Threat

By Rob Gillies | Sep 24
A relatively little-noticed aspect of negotiations to recast the NAFTA trade treaty is hugely important to store owners who fear it will drive more customers to larger U.S.-based online competitors.

Former Obama Officials Launch Legal Group to Challenge DeVos

Former Obama Officials Launch Legal Group to Challenge DeVos

By Maria Danilova | Sep 24
A group of former Obama education officials on Thursday launched a legal aid organization to challenge the Trump administration's policies on student lending and civil rights.

Uber to Lose Its License to Operate in London

Uber to Lose Its License to Operate in London

By Danica Kirka | Sep 24
Uber's license to operate in London won't be renewed because its practices endanger public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture.

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's Take on Health Care Harder to Refute

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's Take on Health Care Harder to Refute

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Sep 24
Who's right - President Donald Trump and Sen. Bill Cassidy, or late-night host Jimmy Kimmel?

Solar Boom or Bust? Companies Seek Tariffs on Solar Imports

Solar Boom or Bust? Companies Seek Tariffs on Solar Imports

By Matthew Daly | Sep 24
Cheap solar panels imported from China and other countries have led to a boom in the U.S. solar industry, where rooftop and other installations have surged 10-fold since 2011.

Prospects for Air Traffic Control Privatization Appear Slim

Prospects for Air Traffic Control Privatization Appear Slim

By Joan Lowy | Sep 23
President Donald Trump has made airlines' longtime goal of privatizing air traffic control a key part of his agenda to boost America's infrastructure. But his prospects for closing the deal with Congress appear slim.

GOP Health Bill Offers Provisions Aimed at Helping 2 States

GOP Health Bill Offers Provisions Aimed at Helping 2 States

By Alan Fram | Sep 23
Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored the legislation.

Heading to Mexico? Busiest U.S. Crossing Closing This Weekend

Heading to Mexico? Busiest U.S. Crossing Closing This Weekend

By Julie Watson | Sep 23
The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico.

After Equifax, Public Shaming but GOP Wary of New Rules

After Equifax, Public Shaming but GOP Wary of New Rules

By Kevin Freking | Sep 23
Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans.

UK Leader to Try to Break Brexit Logjam in Italy Speech

UK Leader to Try to Break Brexit Logjam in Italy Speech

By Jill Lawless and Alessandra Tarantino | Sep 22
British Prime Minister Theresa May will try Friday to revive foundering Brexit talks - and unify her fractious government - by proposing a two-year transition after Britain's departure from the European Union in 2019.

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