Wilbur Ross Predicts 'Substantial Progress' in Trade Talks

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said that he foresees “substantial progress” in trade talks within a year. “The new president of Mexico (Andres Manul Lopez Obrador) has changed his rhetoric quite considerably,” Ross said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” Lopez Obrador “likes the idea of redoing NAFTA…he’s More...

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By SLPundit On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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DUP MP Ian Paisley says rule breach a personal embarrassment

DUP MP Ian Paisley has apologised in the House of Commons and admitted “deep personal embarrassment” after failing to declare two luxury holidays paid for by the Sri Lankan government. Choking with More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Sharks attack two children in New York, officials say

Two children have been injured in shark attacks off the coast of Long Island in New York in the first such incidents in the state for 70 years, officials said. A 12-year-old girl and a 13-year-old boy were treated More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Brexit: Watchdog warns of need to issue driving permits

Plans are being drawn up to issue millions of permits so Britons can drive on EU roads after Brexit. Up to seven million International Driving Permits could be needed inside a year if the UK and the EU do not More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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New Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab set for talks with EU

The UK’s new Brexit secretary will hold his first talks with the EU’s chief negotiator in Brussels later. Dominic Raab was appointed when David Davis resigned in protest at Theresa May’s plans More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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The cabinet shuffle: Trudeau channels his inner Chrétien

“Sunny ways, my friends, sunny ways,” a beaming Justin Trudeau said on Oct. 19, 2015, as he accepted a mandate from the nation’s voters to form a majority Liberal government. Two weeks later, More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Browder: Trump Handing Patriots to Putin for Questioning Is 'Treason'

Financier Bill Browder, who lobbied for 2012 sanctions against Russia after the death of his Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky in prison, Wednesday called President Donald Trump's consideration of letting Moscow More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Boris Johnson: It is not too late to save Brexit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Boris Johnson has said it is “not too late to save Brexit” as he accused Theresa May of “dithering” over the UK’s strategy More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Brett Kavanaugh’s years as a government lawyer

WHEN Donald Trump was considering his choice for Justice Anthony Kennedy’s seat on the Supreme Court, Senator Mitch McConnell reportedly asked the president to steer clear of Brett Kavanaugh, the long-time More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Why cabinet shuffles are a lot like weddings and graduations

The installation of new ministers to the federal cabinet unfolds a lot like those other occasions when a bunch of nicely dressed people who are mostly strangers to one another but have a rooting interest in one More...