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Coli O157: H7. The affected products include cauliflower with the Adam Brothers Family Farms logo, as well as green and red leaf lettuces that were sold in bulk without packaging. Only about five items have those ingredients, the ones that do have substitutions or they are buying produce from approved farmers. Red leaf lettuce only was distributed in Minnesota and Tijuana, Mexico.
  • Huawei CFO to appear in Canada court in U.S. extradition case

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    Some element of calm was restored in Asia on Wednesday after supportive comments from Beijing - its first reaction to hopes a new trade agreement between the United States and China could be reached within a 90-day deadline. The arrest drew an immediate and severe reaction from China, which demanded Meng be released immediately. Later, other sources claimed that the arrest had been made to investigate whether Huawei violated U.S.
  • Huawei executive arrested in Canada for 'violating US sanctions on Iran'

    Huawei executive arrested in Canada for 'violating US sanctions on Iran'

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    Officials for the Canadian and U.S. Justice Departments did not immediately respond to a request for comment. US authorities have suspected Huawei's alleged involvement in Iranian sanctions violations since at least 2016, when the USA investigated ZTE Corp., Huawei's smaller Chinese rival, over similar violations.
  • Trump claims wrong drug concession from China

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    The appointment of Lighthizer, the hardline U.S. trade representative, to lead the talks instead of Treasury Secretary Mnuchin puts one of the administration's toughest China critics in charge. As part of that the US said it had agreed to hold off on raising tariffs January 1 while negotiations took place. President Trump even reminded his Twitter followers Tuesday morning: "I am a Tariff Man ".
  • Ag Reacts to USMCA Signing

    Ag Reacts to USMCA Signing

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    Trump signed the new deal with the president of Mexico and Canada's prime minister, following through on a campaign promise he made to renegotiate the long controversial NAFTA agreement. "NFU urges Congress to ensure the administration negotiates improvements to USMCA to create a fair trade framework that benefits family farmers, ranchers and rural communities".
  • Fed's grades slip in Wall Street's latest report card

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    Rather, he said, the Fed will assess the most recent economic and financial data in deciding whether or how fast to keep raising rates. Powell said "interest rates are still low by historical standards, and they remain just below the broad range of estimates of the level that would be neutral for the economy".
  • President Trump reaches truce with Chinese officials

    President Trump reaches truce with Chinese officials

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    And Beijing agreed to reconsider a takeover by USA chipmaker Qualcomm that it had previously blocked. The two sides also exchanged views on the Korean Peninsula issues, according to Wang. President Trump heralded the meeting as "amazing and productive", saying it brought about "unlimited possibilities for both the United States and China".
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    Xi and Trump are scheduled to have a dinner on Saturday evening to talk about their trade differences and potentially call a ceasefire in the ongoing trade war between the two countries. Whether such a cease-fire would be enough to get Trump to delay higher or expanded tariffs is unclear. Adding to the tensions is a new report from the US trade representative that accused Beijing of stepping up efforts to steal technology.
  • Fed retunes message for 2019, opening door to 'slow down'

    Fed retunes message for 2019, opening door to 'slow down'

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    The current Federal Fund rate is 2.25 per cent, and there is a 77 per cent probability of a 25-basis point increase in the December meeting scheduled in the week before Christmas. "Powell is not suggesting that since they are just below the range they may stop soon". And Powell's own communications plans to end each meeting with a news conference starting next year mean he needs a clear message for each meeting, starting next month.
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    Fundamentally, investors remain concerned about the continuous flow of USA supply along with new worries that Saudi Arabia is insisting that it will not cut production on its own to stabilize supply and prices. USA energy firms this week added oil rigs for a third week in four and increased the rig count for the fifth month in a row, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said in its closely followed report on Friday.
  • Trump ready to levy 10 percent import tariff on iPhone, MacBook

    Trump ready to levy 10 percent import tariff on iPhone, MacBook

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    The comments ran counter to recent speculation about a possible deal when Trump meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires later this week. "I don't want to go overboard, but he's indicated some optimism". Cellphones and computers, among China's biggest exports to the United States , have thus far been spared as the administration has sought to minimise the impact on U.S.
  • Trump Slams Ungrateful GM, Threatens to Cut Off Subsidies After Plant Closures

    Trump Slams Ungrateful GM, Threatens to Cut Off Subsidies After Plant Closures

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    But we will all together get the point across to General Motors. "We are now looking at cutting at GM subsidies, including [subsidies] for electric cars", the president said in a tweet Tuesday afternoon. "The industry is changing very rapidly", Barra said. In the meantime, external forces-particularly, China , GM's largest market-have dented GM's bottom line, wiping out much of the company's savings from the GOP tax reform.