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Trade Chief Froman Urges Trump to support TPP

Trade Chief Froman Urges Trump to support TPP

Outgoing U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says Americans need more information to understand the benefits of trade. “We need to make it clear that disrupting trade means cell phones will only be for the wealthy, not for the single mother using her cell phone to FaceTime with her kids during her break.”

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Trade Chief Froman Urges Trump to support TPP

Outgoing U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says Americans need more information to understand the benefits of trade. “We need to make it clear that disrupting trade means cell phones will only be for the wealthy, not for the single mother using her cell phone to FaceTime with her kids during her break.”

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Obama should free all Guantanamo detainees, protesters say

On the 15-year anniversary of terrorism suspects being imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, protesters Wednesday demanded that Congress close the detention facility and urged President Barack Obama to release the remaining detainees before he leaves office Jan. 20.

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Mali native on a mission at Obama’s summit

WASHINGTON – A Mali native visited the nation’s capital on a mission to help African children through the Young African Leaders Initiative(YALI) program started by President Barack Obama. "If I had given up, I would not be in (the) U.S. today," said Alfousseni Sidibe,...

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Democrats urge Obama to take action in National Park struggle

WASHINGTON— Democrats are urging President Barack Obama to sidestep congressional Republicans who are blocking increased funding for the National Park Service and use his executive authority to expand the national park system. Reps. Raul Grijalva of Arizona, Dina...

Got milk? Possibly not for long if policies continue hurting dairy farmers’ bottom lines…

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the price of milk in June was about $15 per 100 pounds, or cwt — more than a 40 percent drop from 2014 milk prices. Meanwhile, the USDA estimated milk production costs were about $22 dollars per cwt.

Former Commissioner of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Darrel Aubertine said many small family farms now face a difficult decision: sell the family dairy farm to larger dairy farms, borrow money from banks, or diversify their operations into other types of agriculture, such as growing crops.

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