The daily business briefing: June 22, 2018
1. The European Union on Friday imposed tariffs on $3.3 billion worth of U.S. imports in retaliation for President Trump's levies on steel and aluminum. The EU tariffs, most of them set at 25 percent, apply to such products as bourbon, orange juice, peanut butter, and motorcycles. The move was designed in part to "make noise" by targeting politically important states like Kentucky, Florida, and...
On separating families, the human tribe spoke loudest
John Dickerson reflects on a week marked by outrage over President Trump's "zero tolerance" immigration policy
WHAT'S HAPPENING: Border confusion after Trump about-face
WHAT'S HAPPENING: A class-action lawsuit over the treatment of teenage migrants detained in Virginia is adding more pressure for immigration reform.
OPEC, Having Bolstered Oil Prices, Considers Ramping Up Production
The shift effectively ends a deal that had more than doubled prices and raised revenues for oil producers, but that drew the ire of President Trump.
Trump urges Republican lawmakers to drop immigration effort
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump urged Republicans lawmakers on Friday to drop their efforts to pass comprehensive immigration legislation until after the November elections that he hopes will see more party members voted into Congress.
Wife of freed NYC cop killer committed suicide just weeks after his release, coroner reveals
The wife of a cop killer who plunged to her death after leaping off the roof of a California nursing home in May did it as an act of suicide, it has emerged.
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