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  • WASHINGTON, Aug 19- In the opening NAFTA session of talks, the United States did not give precise details of how much it wanted to boost North American content for autos, a source directly familiar with the negotiations said on Saturday. The United States had autos and auto parts trade deficits of $74 billion with Mexico and $5.6 billion with Canada last year, both...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 19- In the opening NAFTA session of talks, the United States did not give precise details of how much it wanted to boost North American content for autos, a source directly familiar with the negotiations said on Saturday. The United States, Canada and Mexico on Wednesday opened talks in Washington to modernize the North American Free Trade...

  • LONDON, Aug 20- Britain will issue a cluster of new papers this week to outline its strategy positions in divorce talks with the European Union, ranging from regulation of goods to data protection, the UK's Brexit department said on Sunday. Last week, Britain issued proposals for a future customs agreement with the EU and a solution for Northern Ireland to avoid a...

  • LONDON, Aug 20- Britain will issue a cluster of new papers this week to outline its strategy positions in divorce talks with the European Union, ranging from regulation of goods to data protection, the UK's Brexit department said on Sunday. Last week, Britain issued proposals for a future customs agreement with the EU and a solution for Northern Ireland to avoid a...

  • LONDON, Aug 20- Britain will issue a cluster of new papers this week to outline its strategy positions in divorce talks with the European Union, ranging from regulation of goods to data protection, the UK's Brexit department said on Sunday. Last week, Britain issued proposals for a future customs agreement with the EU and a solution for Northern Ireland to avoid a...

  • LONDON, Aug 20- Britain will issue a cluster of new papers this week to outline its strategy positions in divorce talks with the European Union, ranging from regulation of goods to data protection, the UK's Brexit department said on Sunday. Last week, Britain issued proposals for a future customs agreement with the EU and a solution for Northern Ireland to avoid a...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 19- In the opening NAFTA session of talks, the United States did not give precise details of how much it wanted to boost North American content for autos, a source directly familiar with the negotiations said on Saturday.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 19- In the opening NAFTA session of talks, the United States did not raise its previously stated demands to boost North American content for autos, a source directly familiar with the negotiations said on Saturday. The United States, Canada and Mexico on Wednesday opened talks in Washington to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement,...

  • WASHINGTON/ BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Aug 19- President Donald Trump's ouster of chief strategist Steve Bannon is unlikely to mark the abandonment of the administration's "America First" agenda that has unnerved investors and trade partners and split the White House into nationalist and globalist camps. Bannon can now do more to further conservative causes because "...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 19- In the opening NAFTA session of talks, the United States did not raise its previously stated demands to boost North American content for autos, a source directly familiar with the negotiations said on Saturday.

  • CONCORD, N.H.— New Hampshire will be getting $1 million from EpiPen maker Mylan as part of a national settlement. The company this week finalized a $465 million federal agreement settling allegations it overbilled Medicaid for its emergency allergy injectors for a decade— charges brought after rival Sanofi filed a whistleblower lawsuit and tipped off the...

  • MEXICO CITY— Mexican authorities say an explosion at an illegal fuel pipeline tap has killed a person and injured five more in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz. Veracruz's Public Safety Department published photos showing a thick column of smoke rising from an agricultural field and some charred vehicles. Fuel theft is a growing form of organized crime in...

  • WASHINGTON— Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who resigned Friday from an unpaid post as President Donald Trump's adviser on deregulation efforts, stepped down as The New Yorker was preparing to publish a lengthy article detailing Icahn's potential conflicts of interest and questioning the legality of his actions. But The New Yorker wrote that in 2012,...

  • Yet it would be hard to find men less likely to make radical changes than John Melle of the United States, Steve Verheul of Canada and Kenneth Smith of Mexico, the three nations' chief negotiators. Delegates say they expect the talks to intensify when officials reconvene in Mexico in September. One option for Mexico and Canada would be to reject some U.S. proposals,...

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California lawmakers return Monday from a monthlong break with a busy agenda that includes tackling the state's housing crisis and deciding whether to make California a statewide sanctuary for people living illegally in the U.S. Brown, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon agreed to advance a package...

  • HONOLULU— American Girl has made its first Native Hawaiian doll. The doll's name is Nanea Mitchell and she goes on sale Monday. "We hope Nanea's powerful story of resilience, responsibility to others, and contributing for the common good— or kokua, as it's known in Hawaii— will resonate with girls and show them they have the power within to face the obstacles that come...

  • NEW YORK— For longtime Bruce Springsteen fan Debbie Elster, there's never been any doubt the competition to get tickets for his upcoming Broadway shows is going to be fierce. Verified Fan has been used for concert sales for artists such as Ed Sheeran and Harry Styles, and is now showing up for Broadway sales. " Springsteen on Broadway, "running from Oct. 3 to Nov. 26, is...

  • PARIS— A report that a cooperating witness has emerged out of Ukraine to help the FBI's inquiry into the 2016 hacking of the Democratic National Committee is drawing confusion and denials in Ukraine. A front-page story published by The New York Times says a malware author linked to the hacking of the DNC's servers had turned himself in and was cooperating with...

  • *Ongoing spat between founders, board complicates CEO search. By Sankalp Phartiyal and Nivedita Bhattacharjee. MUMBAI/ BENGALURU, Aug 19- The dramatic departure of Vishal Sikka as chief executive of Infosys, following a months-long public battle with the tech giant's founders, has left the company with another messy problem: how to find someone willing to...

  • TOKYO, Aug 19- Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geo-positioning satellite into orbit after a week-long delay, the government said. The launch of Japan's third geo-positioning satellite is part of its plan to build a version of the U.S. global positioning system to offer location information used for autopiloting and possible national...