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October 5, 2018 7:20 PM Exclusive: U.S. Commerce head Ross sees wage increases for steel workers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Friday that wage increases are a likely outcome of the current contract talks between U.S. steel companies and the United Steelworkers union, and said that they would be a bellwether for the broader U.S. labor market. “In many ways the current negotiations between the steel companies 61

October 4, 2018 6:47 AM Britain should get off 'high horse' for sake of Brexit deal

BERLIN (Reuters) - Britain needs to climb down from its “high horse” and face the reality that its European Union partners will not allow cherry picking in negotiations on its planned exit from the bloc, a senior German conservative lawmaker said on Thursday. “Britain is urged to bring a resolute position to the negotiations,” Gunther Krichbaum, chair 63

October 3, 2018 10:26 PM Talks to reinstate Kuwait heading "in a positive direction"

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Negotiations to lift an Olympic ban on Kuwait are making progress but more issues still need to be ironed out before the country’s Olympic return, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said on Wednesday. Kuwait’s national Olympic committee (KOC) has been banned since October, 2015 after the government was accused of interference 60

September 29, 2018 1:52 AM California extends Trump's border mission by 6 months

FILE - In this Aug. 18, 2010, file photo, California National Guard Sgt. Howard Schwenke stands in formation with California National Guard troops, who are part of Task Force Sierra, which is training for future deployment at the border along with Border Patrol Agents, near the California/Mexico border in San Diego. California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday 81

September 28, 2018 2:05 PM Swiss to press on with EU treaty talks without new concessions

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government proposed on Friday continuing negotiations with the European Union on clinching a new treaty without making any major new concessions, adding it was committed to protecting high Swiss pay levels. That has been a major bone of contention with Brussels, which has been pushing to wrap up a treaty by the end of the year. Swiss 55

September 27, 2018 2:35 PM UK foreign minister says PM's Chequers plan still basis for Brexit deal

LONDON (Reuters) - British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he believes that Prime Minister Theresa May’s Chequers Brexit plan should remain the basis for Britain’s exit from the European Union, and that negotiations should take place around it. Hunt told Sky News on Thursday that May’s Brexit proposals, known as Chequers after the country house where 41

September 27, 2018 2:33 PM Trudeau dismisses Trump's NAFTA attack, says Canadians are tough

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday dismissed U.S. President Donald Trump’s criticism of the slow pace of talks to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, saying Canadians were tough negotiators. Trudeau spoke a day after Trump blasted Canada’s negotiating position, said he had rejected the Canadian leader’s 53

September 27, 2018 6:52 AM Japan auto lobby hopes for forward-looking trade talks with U.S

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s automaking lobby on Thursday said that it welcomed the fact that the United States would refrain from raising tariffs on Japanese car imports for the moment after the two countries agreed to start discussing a new trade framework. “We welcome the fact that U.S. tariffs related to the Section 232 investigation into auto imports 45

September 24, 2018 6:34 PM UK watchdog considers fining Tesco Bank over cyberattack: Sky News

(Reuters) - Britain’s finance watchdog is considering fining the banking arm of Tesco Plc more than 30 million pounds ($39 million) over a 2016 cyberattack, Sky News reported on Monday. Tesco Bank is contesting the scale of the Financial Conduct Authority’s proposed penalty and is in active negotiations with the watchdog about it, Sky reported, citing 84

September 24, 2018 11:37 AM Macron does not want Brexit talks to drag: French presidency official

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron is reluctant to let negotiations over Britain’s divorce from the European Union drag and is raising pressure on London to break an impasse, an Elysee Palace official said on Monday. At a summit in Austria last week where European leaders tore up British Prime Minister Theresa May’s so-called Chequers 50