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Children play on seesaws installed through US-Mexico border

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By Aubrey Allegretti, news reporter Children on both sides of the US-Mexico border have been able to play together, thanks to a set of seesaws being temporarily installed across it. The large pink toys were set up by a group of academics to show “the actions that take place on one side have a direct Read More

Back-to-back hurricanes churn towards Hawaii

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(Reuters) – Back-to-back hurricanes churned in the eastern Pacific on Wednesday towards Hawaii, with one set to lose punch when it reaches the U.S. archipelago state even as its mate gains might. The closest to Hawaii was Hurricane Erick, which swelled from a tropical storm on Monday to a Category 4 hurricane on Tuesday on Read More

Pence says clock ticking on USMCA, but Democrats won’t be rushed

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday said that a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal needs to be approved without delay, but Democrats and organized labor said certain provisions must first be improved. FILE PHOTO: Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks to the second Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom at the State Department Read More

Goodyear plant conditions raise concerns about Mexican labor reforms – U.S. lawmakers

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of U.S. Democratic lawmakers on Monday criticized Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT.O) for refusing to let them visit its Mexican plant, and said poor conditions there raised questions about Mexican labor reforms seen as key to ensuring passage of a new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement. FILE PHOTO: A U.S. flag Read More

‘Earthquake in criminal world’: Brazen assassination of 2 ‘Israeli mafiosi’ caught on VIDEO

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A notorious Israeli underworld figure and his bodyguard were gunned down in a brazen broad-daylight shootout inside a Mexico City restaurant by cartel-linked killers authorities believe to be hired by Israeli organized crime. Israeli crime boss and convicted murderer Ben Suthi and his bodyguard (and fellow underworld figure) Alon Azulay were murdered in a hail Read More

Pemex stabilizes crude production, targeting growth in H2

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Denver — Mexico’s state-owned Pemex stabilized its crude production in the second quarter of 2019, marking a first milestone for the company’s five-year business plan, executives said on an earnings call Friday. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now During the quarter, the company’s crude production averaged 1.66 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

Oil gains on U.S. economic data, Gulf crude tanker dispute

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices inched up on Friday, ending the week higher after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data brightened the crude demand outlook and concerns over the safety of oil transport around the Strait of Hormuz threatened supply. FILE PHOTO: Pumpjacks are seen against the setting sun at the Daqing oil field in Heilongjiang Read More

McDonald’s beats sales forecast on new deals, store revamp

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(Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) beat quarterly sales expectations at established U.S. restaurants on Friday, as the world’s largest burger chain’s attracted more diners with upgraded stores and new promotions, such as the 2 for $5 Mix and Match deal. FILE PHOTO: The logo of a McDonald’s Corp restaurant is seen oto in Los Angeles, Read More

Grupo Mexico says Navy found no environmental damage after sulfuric acid spill

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican mining and transport firm Grupo Mexico said on Monday that Mexico’s Navy Ministry reported it did not find environmental damage from the company’s sulfuric acid spill at its Guaymas facility on the Gulf of California. Mexico’s environmental prosecutor has ordered the partial and temporary closure of the site following the Read More