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Donald Trump

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the American Airlines Center on September 14, 2015 in Dallas, Texas.
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  • *Spot gold still targets $1,249- Technicals. Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,266.94 per. U.S. gold futures climbed 0.3 percent to $1,268.30.

  • PYONGYANG, North Korea— An acute shortage of gasoline in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang that has sparked price hikes and hoarding is raising fears of potentially crippling pain at the pumps if things don't get better soon— and driving rumors that China is to blame. China supplies most of energy-poor North Korea's fuel, and in lieu of official explanations,...

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, April 26- Even if President Donald Trump wins an appeal of a court ruling blocking his executive order on sanctuary cities, arguments made by the government in the case could permanently harm its efforts to cut off wide swaths of federal funding to targeted cities, some legal experts say. U.S. Justice Department attorneys defending the...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump on Wednesday told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to do just that. The White House made the surprise announcement in a read-out of calls between Trump, Mexican...

  • SHANGHAI, April 27- China's yuan weakened against the U.S. dollar on Thursday after the central bank set the midpoint at the lowest level in two weeks and as domestic companies sought greenback amid concerns the local currency could weaken further. The People's Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.8896 per dollar prior to market open, the weakest level since...

  • NEW YORK— Giving workers a raise, investing in new machinery. Brian Hart, the sole owner of a public relations company in Philadelphia, said he would reinvest any tax savings into Flackable, but doesn't expect to have enough to hire employees. Nearly 80 percent of businesses are pass-through entities, a survey by the National Small Business Association advocacy...

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    President Donald Trump agreed not to terminate the NAFTA treaty at this time in phone calls with the leaders of Mexico and Canada.

  • TOKYO, April 27- The dollar held gains against the yen on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump's tax plan offered no fresh surprises, slowing the greenback's rally, while the market awaited the European Central Bank's upcoming monetary policy decision. The Canadian dollar and Mexican peso, which had slumped earlier on reports the United States is...

  • President Donald Trump told the leaders of Canada and Mexico on Wednesday that he will not terminate the NAFTA treaty at this stage, but will move quickly to begin renegotiating it with them, a White House said. The announcement came after White House officials disclosed that Trump and his advisers had been considering issuing an executive order to withdraw...

  • MEXICO CITY, April 26- Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto spoke with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday and they agreed on the "convenience" of not scrapping the North American Free Trade Agreement, but instead renegotiating the treaty along with Canada. Mexico's peso gained more than 1 percent after the White House released a readout of calls Trump had...

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