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Trump vows response to China tariffs on $75B of US goods

Trump vows response to China tariffs on $75B of US goods

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had "hereby ordered" American companies with operations in China "to immediately start looking for" an alternative after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory tariffs.
June retail sales flat as Raptors effect offsets auto and gas slump: StatCan

June retail sales flat as Raptors effect offsets auto and gas slump: StatCan

Canadian retail sales edged expectations in June with merchandise and sporting goods sales climbing as the Toronto Raptors made their NBA championship winning run, according to the latest numbers from Statistics Canada.
US new home sales slid 12.8% in July

US new home sales slid 12.8% in July

WASHINGTON — Sales of new U.S. homes fell a steep 12.8% in July as higher prices and limited inventory sidelined would-be buyers. The Commerce Department said Friday that new homes sold at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 635,000 units.

Nebraska court upholds state's approval of pipeline path

LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska's highest court lifted one of the last major hurdles for the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday when it rejected another attempt to derail the project by opponents who wanted to force the developer to reapply for state approval.

Peppa Pig to get new owner: GI Joe maker Hasbro

NEW YORK — Hasbro is going whole hog on Peppa Pig. The maker of Monopoly and GI Joe will pay about $4 billion to buy Entertainment One Ltd.
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