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Trump`s NAFTA autos goals to collide with industry as talks start

Trump`s NAFTA autos goals to collide with industry as talks start

Published 14/08/2017

The Trump administration has set a collision course with the auto industry as it launches renegotiations of the 23-year-old NAFTA trade pact this week, aiming to shrink a growing trade deficit with Mexico and tighten the rules of origin for cars and parts. [more…]

Merkel rounds on German auto executives in opening election rally

Merkel rounds on German auto executives in opening election rally

Published 12/08/2017

Chancellor Angela Merkel kicked off her re-election campaign on Saturday with a stinging attack on German auto executives, pressing them to innovate to secure jobs, and win back trust lost by a diesel emissions scandal. [more…]

The future of U.S. caregiving: High demand, scarce workers

The future of U.S. caregiving: High demand, scarce workers

Published 03/08/2017

If you are hovering around retirement age today, you will be closing in on your eighties in the year 2030. With any luck, you will be healthy and mobile - but imagine for a moment that you are not. Let's say a debilitating illness requires that you receive care in a nursing home. [more…]

First Jobs: Very small roles for future Broadways stars

First Jobs: Very small roles for future Broadways stars

Published 03/08/2017

Even for a jaded town like New York City, there is something magical about a Broadway show. [more…]

Change of Labour leader breathes fresh life into New Zealand election

Change of Labour leader breathes fresh life into New Zealand election

Published 01/08/2017

Jacinda Ardern (C), New Zealand's new opposition Labour leader, speaks to the press alongside members of her party after Andrew Little stepped down in Wellington, New Zealand, August 1, 2017.

New Zealand's opposition Labour party appointed Jacinda Ardern as its new leader on Tuesday, less than two months before a general election, in a last-minute gamble to challenge the National Party's decade-long hold on power.

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Deutsche Bank seals deal with Land Securities for new London HQ

Deutsche Bank seals deal with Land Securities for new London HQ

Published 01/08/2017

FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of Germany's Deutsche Bank is seen early evening in Frankfurt, Germany, January 26, 2016.

Deutsche Bank has exchanged a pre-let agreement for its new City of London headquarters, the building's developer Land Securities said on Tuesday.

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Australia`s central bank keeps rate steady, dismayed at high-flying A$

Australia`s central bank keeps rate steady, dismayed at high-flying A$

Published 01/08/2017

FILE PHOTO: A businessman walks past the Reserve Bank of Australia in Sydney February 4, 2014.

Australia's central bank on Tuesday marked a full year without changing interest rates, and many economists suspect rates could stay at record lows of 1.5 percent for yet another year as it wrestles with a strong currency and weak inflation.

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In Canada, a nation of realtors braces for the end of the boom

In Canada, a nation of realtors braces for the end of the boom

Published 01/08/2017

Houses under construction are seen at a subdivision near the town of Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada May 13, 2017.

Canada's long housing boom has drawn thousands into the sector, from realtors and home stagers to construction workers, and a looming slowdown threatens to trigger an exodus that could wipe out many of those jobs and force the economy to shift down.

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Trump fires communications director Scaramucci in new White House upheaval

Trump fires communications director Scaramucci in new White House upheaval

Published 01/08/2017

FILE PHOTO: New White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci, flanked by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, speaks at the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. July 21, 2017.

U.S. President Donald Trump ousted recently hired White House communications chief Anthony Scaramucci on Monday over an obscene tirade, sources familiar with the decision said, in the latest staff upheaval for the six-month-old administration.

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