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U.S. Senate bill could give Tesla, GM electric car tax credit boost

1:19am BST

WASHINGTON Tesla Inc and General Motors Co , which have lobbied Congress to lift a cap on electric vehicles eligible for a $7,500 tax credit, could get their way for up to four years under a new proposal from a Republican senator.

Waive wireless bills for some Hurricane Michael victims: U.S. FCC chief

12:29am BST

WASHINGTON U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Tuesday called for wireless carriers to waive October bills for people hardest hit by Hurricane Michael after some Florida residents expressed frustration in getting mobile phone service restored.

Trump administration says to open trade talks with EU, UK, Japan

16 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representative's office told Congress on Tuesday it intends to open trade talks with the European Union, the United Kingdom and Japan.

Trump administration says to open trade talks with EU, UK, Japan

16 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Trade Representative's office told Congress on Tuesday it intends to open trade talks with the European Union, the United Kingdom and Japan.

Senate will not vote on new North America trade pact in 2018: McConnell

16 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate's top Republican said on Tuesday that senators will not vote to approve a revised North American trade pact in 2018, leaving the issue to the next Congress.

Trump says family separations deter illegal immigration

14 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that separating migrant families at the border could deter illegal immigration and that he was considering several options to tighten border security. | Video

Jared Kushner 'likely' paid little or no income taxes for years - NYTimes

13 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, likely paid little or no federal income taxes between 2009 and 2016, the New York Times reported on Saturday, citing confidential financial documents.

Google tells U.S. lawmakers it is mulling options on China services

12 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON Alphabet Inc's Google unit has told U.S. lawmakers it was considering "a variety of options" to offer additional services in China, but declined to detail plans for addressing Chinese censorship.

U.S. defends FCC's repeal of net neutrality rules

12 Oct 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration defended the Federal Communications Commission repeal of landmark open internet rules known as net neutrality, urging a federal appeals court to reject a challenge.

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