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Trump eyes auto tariffs in EU standoff

Trump eyes auto tariffs in EU standoff

President Donald Trump placed more pressure on the stalled trade talks with the European Union Wednesday, threatening tariffs on European automobiles if no deal is reached. “The European Union has been very tough on the United States for many years,” Trump told reporters on Wednesday, saying the auto tariffs were under review. “We’re looking at…MORE

Nevada Democrats announce changes to 2020 caucus

Nevada Democrats announce changes to 2020 caucus

Nevada Democrats proposed extensive changes to their 2020 caucus on Wednesday, recommending in-person early voting and a way for voters to caucus absentee as a way for the process to be more open to Democrats. The plan includes long-held proposals, like hosting caucus sites on the Las Vegas Strip for hospitality workers and offering bilingual…MORE

Starbucks is modernizing its stores

Starbucks is modernizing its stores

For years, Starbucks has invested in making sure its stores are seen as a third place for people to spend time, following home and work. It still wants to be a third place. But it’s time for an update. The company said on Wednesday that it will modernize its stores to focus on “convenience, comfort…MORE

Trump’s acting defense secretary under ethics probe over Boeing ties

Trump’s acting defense secretary under ethics probe over Boeing ties

An investigation has been launched to determine whether acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan violated ethics rules by promoting products made by his former employer, Boeing, while serving in his current role at the Pentagon, the Defense Department’s inspector general announced Wednesday. Shanahan, who worked at Boeing for more than 30 years prior to taking a…MORE

AT&T chief: China isn’t beating the United States on 5G — yet

AT&T chief: China isn’t beating the United States on 5G — yet

There’s a lot of concern from the Trump administration and policymakers about America’s ability to compete with China on building the next generation of wireless networks, but AT&T chief Randall Stephenson said Wednesday that China isn’t beating the United States on 5G — yet. While AT&T, which owns CNN’s parent company WarnerMedia, has 5G up…MORE

Trump claims his Syria strategy hasn’t changed

Trump claims his Syria strategy hasn’t changed

President Donald Trump on Wednesday disputed the characterization that he had changed his strategy in Syria by leaving some US troops there for a period, despite previously announcing that all US troops would be withdrawn. “No, no. We’re leaving 200 people there and 200 in another place closer to Israel,” he told reporters Wednesday on…MORE

CNN Poll: Support for impeachment falls among Democrats

CNN Poll: Support for impeachment falls among Democrats

Support for impeaching President Donald Trump has fallen 7 points since December, a CNN Poll conducted by SSRS finds, following Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi calling impeachment “so divisive to the country.” The decline — from 43% in favor in December to 36% now — stems largely from a change in Democratic views on…MORE

Schumer renews push to name Senate building in honor of McCain

Schumer renews push to name Senate building in honor of McCain

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer announced on Wednesday that he plans to renew his push to name a Senate office building in honor of the late Sen. John McCain. The announcement comes as several Republican senators are speaking out in defense of McCain’s legacy in the wake of a fresh round of attacks by President…MORE

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