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Democrat wants FCC to open T-Mobile, Sprint settlement for comment

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FILE PHOTO: Congressman David Cicilline talks to reporters during a news conference at a hotel in Yangon, Myanmar November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative David Cicilline urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Thursday to give the public the chance to comment on a draft order that would grant Read More

No chance of US-UK free trade deal if Brexit risks peace in Ireland – Pelosi

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Nancy Pelosi has warned that there is “no chance” of a US-UK free trade deal passing Congress post-Brexit if it puts peace on the island of Ireland at risk. The US speaker of the House of Representatives released a statement on Wednesday following recent comments from President Donald Trump’s National Security Advisor John Bolton, who Read More

Energy interests applaud changes to endangered species protections

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Highlights Expected to speed decision-making on infrastructure Federal agencies have had trouble tracking ESA requirements California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey, as well as some environmental groups, have vowed to challenge the Trump administration’s sweeping changes to Endangered Species Act protections. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & Read More

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel

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FILE PHOTO: German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a news conference with Finland’s new Social Democrat Prime Minister Antti Rinne, at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, July 10, 2019. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke STRALSUND (Reuters) – Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding Read More

Democratic senator warns of Trump involvement in Pentagon contract

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FILE PHOTO: Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) questions David Marcus, head of Facebook’s Calibra (digital wallet service), during testimony before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on “Examining Facebook’s Proposed Digital Currency and Data Privacy Considerations” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Erin Scott (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Mark Warner Read More

Senate panel advances U.S. sanctions against Allseas, Saipem on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

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7/31/2019 WASHINGTON (Bloomberg) – The Senate Foreign Relations Committee advanced legislation Wednesday that would impose sanctions on undersea construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline for shipping gas from Russia to Germany. The bill, introduced by Texas Republican Ted Cruz and New Hampshire Democrat Jeanne Shaheen, was approved by the committee 20-2 with bipartisan support. Read More

Trump threatens worse trade deal for China if Beijing stalls until after his re-election

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US President Donald Trump has once again criticized China’s trade practices, warning negotiations could get tougher. The statements come as Beijing and Washington are headed into another round of trade negotiations in Shanghai. In a series of tweets on Tuesday, Trump warned if China waits and he wins re-election, the trade deal will be much Read More

Democrat calls for ‘good faith’ talks with USTR on USMCA trade deal

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic head of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee on Friday called for “good faith” negotiations with the Trump administration to address concerns about the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement and pave the way for its passage. FILE PHOTO: Flags of the U.S., Canada and Mexico fly next to each other Read More

Sprint, T-Mobile win U.S. antitrust approval for $26 billion merger

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – T-Mobile US Inc won U.S. antitrust approval for its $26 billion takeover of rival Sprint Corp, the Justice Department said Friday, clearing a major hurdle to a deal that merges the nation’s third and fourth largest wireless carriers. The companies have agreed to divest Sprint’s prepaid businesses, including Boost Mobile, to satellite Read More

Ethanol vs. environment: Democratic hopefuls campaign on clashing agendas

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is a champion of the corn-based ethanol industry when she campaigns in rural towns dotting the U.S. Farm Belt. FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and his wife Jane Sanders wave as they march during the Independence Day Parade in Waukee, Iowa July Read More