Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. "We're starting the negotiation right now, but we know very much where it's going", Trump said after talks with European counterparts. While declaring it as a "very big day for free and fair trade",... In the end, what Trump and Juncker outlined Wednesday sounds more like a handshake deal that could lead to a formal deal-but also might not.
The oldest person in the world has died at age 117 , officials in her home state in Japan confirmed Friday. He gained the title of oldest living male after the death of Francisco Nuñez Olivera from Spain in January 2018. Chiyo's husband, Shoji, worked for Japanese National Railways, which meant that she had the chance to travel. At age 117, she was not just their ancient, reigning monarch but also the oldest person in the entire world.
European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday met Trump in a bid to stop the United States from extending its import tariffs on EU steel and aluminium to cars and auto parts. "It's all politics", said Stan Collender, adjunct professor at the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University. But the idea drew sharp and immediate criticism from some Republicans on Capitol Hill, who described it as "welfare" for one sector of the economy affected by the tit-for-tat ...
Mattis said there had been no decision. But speaking to reporters in South Africa, where he was attending a summit of BRICS nations, Putin said another meeting with Trump was still on the agenda. The White House on Wednesday postponed that invitation until next year, when a federal investigation of Russian election interference could be finished.
However, market watchers said that Europe has already been a heavy buyer of US soybeans since prices plunged in June as China has largely stopped buying them in retaliation for trade measures that Trump has targeted at Beijing. liquefied natural gas to Europe. In May, the United States and China initially appeared willing to strike a deal that would see China reduce its $350 billion surplus in the trading of goods by buying more US agriculture and energy products.
Zuckerberg had been tied with Warren Buffett as the world's fourth-richest person, but the Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRKa.N chairman's current $83 billion fortune tops Zuckerberg's $66 billion, Forbes magazine said . "Unlike Netflix , whose quarterly shortfall we saw as temporary, here we see an evolution of the story, albeit a portion of which we expected", said Daniel Salmon, analyst at BMO Capital Markets.