OTTAWA — Large parts of a free trade deal between Canada and the European Union should come into force next year, Canada’s trade minister said on Tuesday, even though the EU’s executive commission opted against fast-track approval.
“This is a really important and great next step,” Chrystia Freeland said in a interview.
The commission, facing increased popular suspicion about big trade deals, said on Tuesday it would give member states’ national parliaments the right to approve or reject the free trade agreement.
As amazing as it may seem, alleged conservative Mitt Romney's position on trade with China is now way to the left of that taken by leading liberal Democrats including Erza Klein who writes for the Washington Post, and Paul Krugman and his New York Times "Conscience of a Liberal" blog
Paul Krugman comments on An Issue Whose Time Has Passed written just prior to the debate on foreign policy between Romney and Obama.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Thursday’s federal appellate court ruling against reinstating his refugee and immigration order was a “political decision” that jeopardized national security.
“We have a situation where the security of our country is at stake and it’s a very, very serious situation so we look forward … to seeing them in court,” Trump said. “We’re going to win the case.”
Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesSHANGHAI (AP) — China on Thursday defended its handling of 38 trademarks it recently approved provisionally for President Donald Trump, saying it followed the law in processing the applications at a pace that some experts view as unusually quick.
Mario Tama/Getty ImagesWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised Friday to take action "very rapidly" to protect the US and its citizens, a day after a federal appeals court firmly kept his travel ban on hold. He didn't reveal his planned next step to control travel into the US from countries that he considers potential terrorist threats.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has unanumously ruled for the U.S. to remain open to refugees and visa holders from seven Muslim-majority countries while the Trump administration fights to reinstate a travel ban in the name of national security.
REUTERS/Scott AudetteDuring the GOP presidential debate Thursday night, Sen. Marco Rubio accused frontrunner Donald Trump of running a "fake university" — a reference to the now-defunct Trump University.
Since 2005, Google has mapped 28 million miles of road in 194 countries. And it won't rest until the whole planet is on its servers. Tom Chivers reports on the mammoth operation and asks: is it ruining the way we travel?