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U.S. terminates Turkey's preferential trade agreement, reduces tariffs on steel

17 May 2019

WASHINGTON The United States on Thursday terminated Turkey's preferential trade treatment that allowed some exports to enter the country duty free, but it has halved its tariffs on imports of Turkish steel to 25%.

Cellphones and laptops on latest USTR China tariff list, drugs excluded

14 May 2019

WASHINGTON A list of products subject to possible U.S. tariffs on about $300 billion of Chinese imports will include cellphones and laptop computers but not pharmaceuticals and rare earth materials, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office said on Monday.

Cellphones and laptops on latest USTR China tariff list, drugs excluded

14 May 2019

WASHINGTON A list of products subject to possible U.S. tariffs on about $300 billion of Chinese imports will include cellphones and laptop computers but not pharmaceuticals and rare earth materials, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office said on Monday.

Cellphones and laptops on latest USTR China tariff list, drugs excluded

14 May 2019

WASHINGTON A list of products subject to possible U.S. tariffs on about $300 billion (£231.41 billion) of Chinese imports will include cellphones and laptop computers but not pharmaceuticals and rare earth materials, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office said on Monday.

UPDATE 2-Cellphones and laptops on latest USTR China tariff list, drugs excluded

14 May 2019

WASHINGTON, May 13 A list of products subject to possible U.S. tariffs on about $300 billion of Chinese imports will include cellphones and laptop computers but not pharmaceuticals and rare earth materials, the U.S. Trade Representative's Office said on Monday.

Trump tries fresh approach with long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline

05 Apr 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed a new permission for TransCanada Corp to build the long-delayed Keystone pipeline for imports of Canadian oil, replacing his previous permits in a fresh attempt to get around the blocking of the $8 billion project by a court in Montana.

Israel's Mizrahi Tefahot to pay $195 million in U.S. tax case settlement

12 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd, Israel's third-largest bank, admitted to helping clients evade U.S. taxes and agreed to pay $195 million, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday, culminating a five-year investigation.

UPDATE 2-Israel's Mizrahi Tefahot to pay $195 mln in U.S. tax case settlement

12 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM March 12 Mizrahi Tefahot Bank Ltd, Israel's third-largest bank, admitted to helping clients evade U.S. taxes and agreed to pay $195 million, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday, culminating a five-year investigation.

U.S. Senator McSally, an Air Force veteran, says she was raped by a superior officer

08 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Senator Martha McSally, the first female combat pilot in the U.S. Air Force, said on Wednesday she had been raped by a superior officer but did not report it because she blamed herself and did not trust the system. | Video

Trump moves to scrap trade privilege for India, Delhi plays down impact

05 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI U.S. President Donald Trump looked set to open a new front in his trade wars with a plan to end preferential trade treatment for India that allows duty-free entry for up to $5.6 billion worth of its exports to the United States. | Video

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