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Two deals in pocket but no holiday cheer for U.S. trade chief Lighthizer

By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was looking forward to some holiday peace and quiet after wrapping up trade deals with the United States’ most important trading partners – China, Mexico, and Canada – last week. Instead, the long-standing member of President Donald Trump’s inner circle who normally eschews public […]

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Few minds changed, but political passions roused, as Trump formally impeached

By Andrew Hay, Gabriella Borter, Brendan O’Brien and Zachary Fagenson PHOENIX (Reuters) – Jim Williams, a 66-year-old steelworker and supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump, watched in astonishment this week as hundreds of people gathered on a Phoenix street corner to demand the House of Representatives impeach the Republican. “I had to come and see […]

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Turkish Airlines prepping case against Boeing over 737 MAX: news agency

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish Airlines <THYAO.IS> is preparing to open a court case against Boeing Co <BA.N> due to uncertainty regarding the plane manufacturer’s 737 MAX jetliner, Demiroren news agency said on Thursday evening. The 737 MAX has been grounded since March after two crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia killed 346 people within five months, […]

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SEC proposes allowing more investors access to private companies

By Katanga Johnson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed changes to its decades-old definition of a professional investor in order to allow more Americans to buy shares in private companies. The agency hopes the changes will boost retail investors’ access to the swelling pool of companies that are staying […]