Government policy

Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Gerald Butts, senior political advisor to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, walk in the loading dock of the Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council, in Ottawa on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 30, 2018 - 11:29 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The U.S. and Canada reached the basis of a free trade deal Sunday night, a senior Canadian government official said. The agreement preserved a NAFTA dispute-resolution process that the U.S. wanted to jettison, the official told The Associated Press ahead of an official announcement...
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Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Gerald Butts, senior political advisor to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, walk in the loading dock of the Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council, in Ottawa on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 30, 2018 - 11:16 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The U.S. and Canada reached the basis of a free trade deal Sunday night, a senior Canadian government official said. The agreement preserved a NAFTA dispute-resolution process that the U.S. wanted to jettison, the official told The Associated Press ahead of an official announcement...
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Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Gerald Butts, senior political advisor to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, walk in the loading dock of the Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council, in Ottawa on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 30, 2018 - 10:59 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on trade talks between U.S. and Canada (all times local): 10:55 p.m. A senior Canadian government official says the U.S. and Canada have reached the basis of a free trade deal. The official says the agreement preserves a NAFTA dispute-resolution process that the U.S...
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Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Gerald Butts, senior political advisor to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, walk in the loading dock of the Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council, in Ottawa on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 30, 2018 - 9:43 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on trade talks between U.S. and Canada (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a meeting with his Cabinet late Sunday after Canada and the U.S. made substantial progress in free trade talks. Two senior government officials confirmed the...
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Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland and Gerald Butts, senior political advisor to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, walk in the loading dock of the Office of the Prime Minister and Privy Council, in Ottawa on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 30, 2018 - 9:29 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a meeting with his Cabinet late Sunday after Canada and the U.S. made substantial progress in free trade talks. Two senior government officials confirmed the meeting. One of the officials said the discussions between Canada and the U.S...
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September 30, 2018 - 8:01 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's ambassador to Washington said the U.S. and Canada have made a lot of progress in free trade talks, but there is no deal yet. Ambassador David MacNaughton said Sunday evening in Ottawa there are a couple of tough issues left to resolve. MacNaughton said he isn't sure if they...
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September 30, 2018 - 10:51 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's defense secretary says the U.K. plans to boost its military presence in the Arctic next year amid concerns about increasing Russian aggression. Gavin Williamson told The Sunday Telegraph that the government is preparing a "defense Arctic strategy" that would deploy 800 army...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, a cargo truck drives amid stacked shipping containers at the Yangshan port in Shanghai. China’s export orders shrank in September as a tariff battle with Washington over technology escalated, adding to downward pressure on the world’s No. 2 economy, two surveys showed Sunday, Sept. 30. The reports add to signs Chinese trade, which had held up despite U.S. President Donald Trump's tariff hikes, might be weakening. That adds to pressure on an economy that already was forecast to cool due to slowing global consumer demand and lending controls imposed to rein in a debt boom. (AP Photo/File)
September 30, 2018 - 1:51 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's export orders shrank in September as a tariff battle with Washington over technology escalated, adding to downward pressure on the world's No. 2 economy, two surveys showed Sunday. The reports add to signs Chinese trade, which had held up despite U.S. President Donald Trump's...
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Foreign Minister for Eritrea, Osman Mohammed Saleh, addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 29, 2018 - 8:23 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The subjects have been varied, but what's been the main theme at the U.N. General Assembly this year? It's multilateralism - whether to work closely together or go it alone as nations. In speech after speech...
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Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 28, 2018 - 4:42 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Days after U.S. President Donald Trump denounced globalism before world leaders at the United Nations, China and Russia positioned themselves Friday as defenders of internationalism that are keeping promises when Washington is backing away from them. Chinese Foreign Minister...
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