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The Latest: Wisconsin GOP defends Foxconn ahead of vote

Aug 17, 2017

Wisconsin Republicans say they are not moving too quickly on a bill that would extend up to $3 billion in tax breaks to Taiwan-based electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group to locate a massive $10 billion factory in the state

Minnesota releases review on disputed Enbridge oil pipeline

Aug 17, 2017

Minnesota regulators have released the final environmental review of Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline, which carries Canadian crude across northern Minnesota to Wisconsin

Cleveland Clinic will pull event from Mar-a-Lago resort

Aug 17, 2017

A leading U.S. hospital says it will pull an annual fundraiser from Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort after all

US weekly requests for jobless aid down 12,000 to 232,000

Aug 17, 2017

Fewer Americans applied for jobless aid last week, as the number of people seeking benefits remained close to historic lows. The Labor Department says that weekly unemployment applications fell by 12,000 to a seasonally-adjusted 232,000.

Wisconsin Assembly set to approve $3 billion for Foxconn

Aug 17, 2017

The Wisconsin Assembly is preparing to approve a $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a new display panel factory in the state

New Zealand lawmaker says good chance of Pacific trade deal

Aug 17, 2017

New Zealand's trade minister says he believes there's an odds-on chance that a group of 11 Pacific nations including Japan and Australia will sign a free trade deal, despite the U.S. pulling out

Cambodia's tax agency denies crackdown is political

Aug 17, 2017

Cambodian tax authorities have denied there is a political motive for a crackdown on delinquent taxpayers that prominently targets media and civil society organizations critical of the government

Tense days for business owners without legal status in US

Aug 17, 2017

A growing number of immigrant business owners who don't have legal residency in the U.S. are struggling to get their affairs in order amid a crackdown on illegal immigration under President Donald Trump

Neo-Nazi site's publisher says he's got no home on internet

Aug 16, 2017

A neo-Nazi publisher says his website, The Daily Stormer, has "effectively been banned from the internet" after mocking the victim of a deadly car attack at a white nationalist rally in Virginia.

US demands big NAFTA changes, setting stage for tough talks

Aug 16, 2017

US demands big changes to NAFTA, setting stage for tough talks with Canada, Mexico

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