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Britain will find ways to stay competitive if no EU deal - Hammond


DAVOS, Switzerland British Chancellor Philip Hammond warned the European Union on Thursday that if there was no "comprehensive trading relationship" after Brexit, the government would be forced to find ways to remain competitive.


Teen shoots four, self at American school in northern Mexico 18 Jan 2017

MEXICO CITY A teenage student suffering from depression opened fire at a private American school in northern Mexico on Wednesday, injuring three students and a teacher then shooting himself in what state officials called an unprecedented attack that was caught on security video.


Global growth outlook shaky on trade protectionism fears - Reuters poll 18 Jan 2017

The global economic outlook remains shaky, despite recent pockets of resilience, according to the overwhelming majority of economists polled by Reuters who said a rise in protectionist trade policies would hamper growth.


Mexico's Slim to launch TV channel in U.S. for Mexicans 18 Jan 2017

MEXICO CITY Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim's cell-phone company, America Movil, said on Tuesday it would launch a television channel in the United States targeting Mexican audiences later this year, putting it into competition with broadcasters like Univision and Telemundo.

U.S., Mexico, Cuba ready to sign 'Doughnut Hole' deal in Gulf waters 18 Jan 2017

MEXICO CITY The United States, Mexico and Cuba aim to sign an agreement determining territorial water limits before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office on Jan. 20, three diplomatic officials familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.


At least four killed in gunfight in Mexico's Cancun 18 Jan 2017

CANCUN, Mexico At least four people were killed after gunmen opened fire at government offices in the Mexican beach resort of Cancun on Tuesday, a day after at least five people died in a shooting at a music festival nearby.


Howard and Dos Santos back Pan-American tournament idea 18 Jan 2017

MANHATTAN BEACH, California Two of the leading players for the United States and Mexico national teams have given their backing to the idea of a regular Pan-American soccer tournament.


General Motors says to invest additional $1 billion in U.S. 18 Jan 2017

WASHINGTON General Motors Co on Tuesday confirmed it will invest an additional $1 billion (807.82 million pounds) in its U.S. factories in 2017 and will move some parts production from Mexico to the United States that was previously handled by a supplier.


At least five dead, 15 hurt in shooting at Mexico's BPM music festival 17 Jan 2017

MEXICO CITY At least five people, including foreigners, were killed and 15 were wounded early on Monday, when a gunman opened fire at a nightclub in Mexico's Playa del Carmen resort during the BPM electronic music festival.


Trump threatens BMW with border tax on cars built in Mexico 15 Jan 2017

BERLIN President-elect Donald Trump has warned the United States will impose a border tax of 35 percent on cars that German carmaker BMW plans to build at a new plant in Mexico and export to the U.S. market.


EU leaders welcome Brexit clarity, Merkel says EU united ahead of talks

BERLIN EU leaders on Wednesday welcomed clarity from Britain over what it wants from Brexit talks, with Germany's Angela Merkel promising a united front in what will be "very intensive" negotiations.