Economy & Business

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he speaks to the foreign media in Ramallah, in the Israel-occupied West Bank, June 23, 2019.
White House initiative calls $50 billion in investment, but Palestinians insist prosperity cannot happen without political settlement
Patsy Widakuswara, Senior White House Correspondent
June 25, 2019
Harriet Tubman was a famous abolitionist during and after the American Civil War in the mid-1800s.
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Senator Chuck Schumer says Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's explanation for the delay lacked credibility
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June 25, 2019
FILE - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro talks at the government house in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 6, 2019.
Jair Bolsonaro, a far-right firebrand, has softened his stance on Brazil's largest trading partner since taking office in January and will meet with Xi for 40 minutes on Friday morning before summit kicks off in Osaka
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By Reuters
June 25, 2019
Visitors line up at the Supreme Court in Washington as the justices prepare to hand down decisions, June 17, 2019.
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Justices say law violates First Amendment
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June 24, 2019
President Donald Trump signs an executive order that calls for upfront disclosure by hospitals of actual prices for common tests and procedures to keep costs down at the White House in Washington, June 24, 2019.
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President signs executive order that he says will mean 'quality, affordability, and fairness' in the US healthcare system
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June 24, 2019
A Chinese woman wearing an Apple AirPods while browsing her iPhone past by a booth bearing a percent sign at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing, Thursday, April 4, 2019. The U.S. and China opened a ninth round of talks on Wednesday,…
Trump's administration is preparing to levy tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese imports after a public comment period ends on July 2 if the US and Chinese presidents cannot relaunch talks to end their trade war.
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By Reuters
June 24, 2019
FILE PHOTO: Ann Sarnoff, former BBC studio chief,  has been named CEO at Warner Bros, June 24, 2019.
WarnerMedia names Sarnoff head of Warner Bros. where she replaces former studio chief Kevin Tsujihara, who departed in March over misconduct allegations
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June 24, 2019