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Despair in Burgundy and Beyond, As U.S. Tariffs Hit EU Goods

Despair in Burgundy and Beyond, As U.S. Tariffs Hit EU Goods

By Claire Parker and Angela Charlton | Oct 20
French vintners are begging for government aid. Italian farmers are scrambling for new export markets. And American shoppers are about to face supermarket sticker shock on European products.

Proposal Seeks to Modernize Campgrounds at National Parks

Proposal Seeks to Modernize Campgrounds at National Parks

By Felicia Fonseca | Oct 20
Food trucks. Wi-Fi. Hot showers. Those campground upgrades could be coming to a national park near you.

White House Plans G-7 Agenda, Tells World to 'Get on Board'

White House Plans G-7 Agenda, Tells World to 'Get on Board'

By Kevin Freking | Oct 20
Get on board, world. That's the message from the White House as it starts shaping plans for next year's Group of Seven summit in Florida.

Trump Administration Defends Its Get-Tough Trade Policies

Trump Administration Defends Its Get-Tough Trade Policies

By Martin Crutsinger and Bani Sapra | Oct 19
The Trump administration is defending its get-tough approach to trade against widespread attacks from America's trading partners while at the same time arguing that many countries must increase government spending to boost global growth.

Liz Weston: In 'SIM Swap,' Criminals Really Have Your Number

Liz Weston: In 'SIM Swap,' Criminals Really Have Your Number

By Liz Weston | Oct 19
This scam allows criminals to hijack your cell phone number. Once they have your number, the bad guys can clean out your financial accounts, confiscate your email, delete your data and take over your social media profiles.

U.S. Officials Propose Less Paperwork for Mineral Royalty Cuts

U.S. Officials Propose Less Paperwork for Mineral Royalty Cuts

By Mead Gruver | Oct 19
Mining companies filing for lower royalty rates wouldn't have to describe exactly where the minerals would be mined or how much they've mined recently.

Hong Kong's Cathay Says September Passenger Traffic Slumps

Hong Kong's Cathay Says September Passenger Traffic Slumps

Oct 18
Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific says passenger traffic slumped last month on plummeting demand from mainland Chinese travelers.

Trump's Use of Military Money for Wall Survives Senate Test

Trump's Use of Military Money for Wall Survives Senate Test

By Andrew Taylor | Oct 18
The Senate voted Thursday to sustain President Donald Trump's veto of Democratic-sponsored legislation reversing his raid of military base project money to pay for the U.S.-Mexico border wall.

World Finance Officials Facing Host of Problems

World Finance Officials Facing Host of Problems

By Martin Crutsinger | Oct 18
The leaders of the 189-nation International Monetary Fund and its sister organization, the World Bank, are laying out their visions for the future, hoping to achieve a world with less extreme poverty and more economic growth.

China's Economic Slowdown Deepens, Weighing on Global Growth

China's Economic Slowdown Deepens, Weighing on Global Growth

By Joe McDonald | Oct 18
China's economic growth sank to a 26-year low in the latest quarter amid pressure from a trade war with Washington, adding to a deepening slump that is weighing on global growth.

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