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  • Obama to sign executive order streamlining imports, exports

    WASHINGTON -- President Obama plans to sign an order Wednesday that officials say will cut the waiting time on permits to import and export goods "from days to minutes." Currently, businesses submit information to dozens of government agencies, often on...
  • Sempra Energy bets on liquefied natural gas to power future growth

    Sempra Energy bets on liquefied natural gas to power future growth
    Most people may take natural gas for granted. It fuels the flame on your stove, fires your furnace. It's there when you need it. For Sempra Energy, natural gas is big business. The San Diego company owns Southern California Gas Co., the nation's...
  • Ending currency manipulation could add millions of jobs, report says

    Ending currency manipulation could add millions of jobs, report says
    The United States could create 5.8 million jobs if it moved to end global currency manipulation, according to a report by the Economic Policy Institute. The group, a Washington think tank supported by organized labor, said that manipulation of...
  • Taiwanese students protest trade pact with mainland China

    TAIPEI, Taiwan -- As students occupied Taiwan’s legislative chamber Sunday for a sixth day to protest a free-trade agreement with China, President Ma Ying-jeou denounced the takeover as a threat to democracy. Government officials have pledged...
  • How the West is losing Ukraine

    There are heated debates here and abroad about what exact policies should be put in place in response to Russian President Vladimir Putin's decision to violate Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity by sending Russian troops to Crimea. And...
  • The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Who wins, who loses, why it matters

    The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Who wins, who loses, why it matters
    As President Obama travels to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, the one-day summit is expected to focus partly on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, an ambitious 12-nation trade...
  • President Obama condemns violence, supports trade during Mexico trip

    President Obama condemns violence, supports trade during Mexico trip
    TOLUCA, Mexico -- President Obama acknowledged Wednesday the hand of Russian President Vladimir Putin in two of the day’s most violent hot spots -- Ukraine and Syria -- but said the conflicts should not be viewed as a “Cold War chessboard.&...
  • At North American trade summit in Mexico, talks don't go far

    At North American trade summit in Mexico, talks don't go far
    TOLUCA, Mexico — They came to talk about their roles as powerhouses in world trade, but President Obama and his two North American counterparts made little progress Wednesday in boosting their ambitious plans to ease borders and expand into new...
  • Say no to Fast Track

    The Chicago Tribune sharply criticized Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s refusal to “give Obama the authority to negotiate trade agreements without meddling from Congress.” (“Obama’s trade push,” Editorial, Feb. 1)...
  • U.S., Mexico and Canada are asked to protect monarch butterflies

    MEXICO CITY – The annual migration to Mexico of millions of orange-and-black monarch butterflies is one of the nation’s cherished rituals. But it could come to a virtual halt if the insect’s natural habitat is not urgently salvaged....
  • Mexico becoming a driving force in auto production

    Mexico becoming a driving force in auto production
    The first Honda Fit rolled off the assembly line Friday at a new $800-million factory near Celaya, Mexico, a symbol of the growing might of the country's auto industry. Honda's U.S. factories spit out hundreds of thousands of Accords and Civics each...
  • Immigration Reform Vital To Republicans

    Distilled to their discouraging essence, Republicans' reasons for retreating from immigration reform reflect waning confidence in American culture and in the political mission only Republicans can perform — restoring America's economic vigor....