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U.S. surfboard makers not so stoked about China tariffs

U.S. removes some Chinese furniture, modems from planned 10% tariffs

"The call came on a day that saw all three major U.S. indexes close down roughly 3% amid ongoing concerns about the global economy."

Deere said it will reduce production by 20% at its facilities in Illinois and Iowa in the second of half of the year. The cuts will impact the production of large tractors.

Deere to slash costs after trade war hits earnings

Global rate cuts mark broadest policy shift since crisis: Fitch

Citing Economy, Trump Says That ‘You Have No Choice but to Vote for Me’

“If he is truly contemplating this, then this is final proof, that he has gone mad,” foreign affairs spokesman for the Danish People’s Party, Soren Espersen, told broadcaster DR.


More coal plants shut down in Trump's first two years in office than closed during Obama's entire first term.

76% of Americans say immigration is a good thing--the highest number since Gallup started asking the question.

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End of an era—Grand Central boards going digital.

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Some of the world’s leading trade economists say Trump’s tariffs are "the most consequential trade experiment seen since the 1930 Smoot-Hawley tariffs blamed for worsening the Great Depression." via

This is what commercial ships traveling in seas around Japan receive when North Korea fires off missiles. Like a weather report, for bombs.

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Maryland's crab processing industry just lost nearly half its workforce--because it didn't get visas for Mexican workers who come north each year to do the job.

Among other things, there's a "colony of ants living in chief of staff John Kelly's office."

Across the Midwest, growing numbers of grain farmers are choosing to shed their machinery and find renters for their land, all to stem the financial strain on their families, a dozen leading farm-equipment auction houses told Reuters.

“Apparent progress on trade turned to greater uncertainty, and our contacts in business and agriculture reported heightened concerns over trade developments,” Powell said, noting that business investment “seems to have slowed notably” in recent months.