Daily Archives: July 19, 2018

Automakers say no evidence auto imports hurt national security

Auto executives pushed back Thursday on the Trump administration’s proposal to dramatically raise tariffs on auto imports through the EU. Industry executives, testifying at the first of a two-day hearing being held by the U.S. Commerce Department, warned against the tariffs. They said brand new tariffs would likely hurt U.S. jobs, raise prices for consumers along with invite the European ...

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Trump touts Putin summit as ‘great success.’ Most Americans disagree

The summit was a political lightning rod long before Trump arrived in Helsinki. After special counsel Robert Mueller revealed indictments against 12 Russian intelligence officials Friday, three days before the summit, charging them with hacking Democrats as well as stealing voters’ information, an avalanche of Democratic lawmakers called on Trump to cancel the meeting. Instead, Trump had a closed-door, one-on-one ...

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Trump wants Putin to visit Washington from the fall, White House says

President Donald Trump has asked in which Russian leader Vladimir Putin be invited to Washington This particular fall, the White House said Thursday. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders, in a tweet said in which during Trump’s visit with Putin in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday, Trump “agreed to ongoing working level dialogue between the two security council staffs” of the ...

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Skechers drops more than 20 percent after earnings 

Shares of footwear maker Skechers tumbled more than 20 percent in aftermarket trading on Thursday after the company reported disappointing quarterly results in addition to forecast a weak outlook for the third quarter. The company reported earnings per share of 29 cents, well short of the 41 cents expected by analysts. Revenue of $1.12 billion was up 10.6 percent coming ...

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Approval of drug derived via cannabis not necessarily a win for weed

The cannabis plant produces hundreds of different compounds, many of which have differing effects inside body. Tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, can be the substance which can be most known for its psychoactive effects, or the “high” associated with marijuana. However, there are many various other substances via the cannabis plant which also produce effects inside body. Many of these differ via ...

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Democrats take early lead in race to raise campaign cash for House seats

Some of the outsize funding flowing to Democrats is usually the result of crowded primary fields in districts where multiple candidates are vying for the party’s nomination. The Democratic Party This particular year has made a concerted effort to field candidates in districts which they’ve left unopposed in past cycles. The biggest cash advantage for Democrats is usually coming in ...

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