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Chicago mayor brokers deal to end Symphony strike

The strike started in early March and has lasted for seven weeks.

Trump won’t sign China trade pact unless it’s ‘great’

US and China's trade war have since been striking out tariffs on more than US$360 billion, sapping out business confidence and economic growth.

Brexit must not be frustrated, UK PM Theresa May says

May says focus to deliver Brexit must be absolute.

Traders bet on pound gains as risk of no-deal Brexit seen...

Sterling has rallied this week amid reports saying the UK and EU were attempting to come to a compromise over the contentious Irish border backstop.

Britain’s May to meet EU leaders Thursday on Brexit

Juncker's spokesman Margaritis Schinas says while the commission's position is clear, they are waiting to see what the prime minister has to say.

UK’s May says she is ‘armed with fresh’ Brexit mandate

May writes in the Sunday Telegraph that she would be battling for Britain and Northern Ireland in her efforts to get rid of the agreement's unpopular backstop provision.

Business minister: UK would regret no-deal Brexit ‘for ever’

Clark's comments come as the paper reported government documents warning Britain's transport system could get overwhelmed after a no-deal Brexit.

UK PM May makes no change to demands in talks with...

May repeats her demands in talks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and Irish leader Leo Varadkar.

Sika to buy French firm Parex in US$2.5 billion deal

Depending on the closing date of the Parex deal, Sika said it expected sales to exceed 8 billion Swiss francs.

UK’s May could seek more time before final Brexit vote

The vote has been rescheduled for the week starting Jan. 14 after a debate which is scheduled to begin in the coming week.

May hopes to seal Brexit deal, stay as PM until 2021

The plans being floated would see May hang on to power until the autumn of 2021 when she would hand over to a new Conservative leader.

As Brexit muddles along, Trump roots for a full break

Trump, speaking to reporters soon after May announced her Brexit package, dismissed it as "a great deal for the EU."

Trump says ‘big’ China deal possible after US pressure

Trump's optimism followed China's decision earlier Friday to back off from extra punitive duties that had been imposed this summer on US-made cars and auto parts.

May leaves EU summit still seeking Brexit reassurance

In the intervening hours, those leaders had expressed frustration with May's "nebulous" strategy to get the withdrawal treaty past the House of Commons and insisted yet again that they will not renegotiate the text.

Official: May to address MPs amid reports Brexit vote to be...

May had been widely expected to lose Tuesday's vote amid strong opposition from all sides to the terms of the divorce, and a defeat could lead to her removal.

Brexit lawmakers committee slams May’s deal in latest blow ahead of...

A summary of the committee's report listed over a dozen problems with the deal in its current form.

EU leaders seal Brexit deal, urge Britons to back May

The 27 leaders took barely half an hour to rubber-stamp a 600-page treaty setting terms for Britain's withdrawal from the European Union on March 29.

Brexit deal critics gather in Belfast on eve of EU summit

Britain's former foreign minister Boris Johnson, a staunch critic of the deal, will be attending.

Four UK ministers on verge of quitting, EU rejects latest plan

May is trying to hammer out the final details of the British divorce deal but the talks have become stuck over how the two sides can prevent a hard border from being required in Ireland.

Business figures call for vote on Brexit terms

Firms are increasingly worried about the prospect of Britain leaving the world's biggest trading bloc in March without an agreement.

Trump risks backlash in zeal for deal to end China trade...

Discord has already arisen among Trump’s trade team.

US withdrawal from nuclear arms deal ‘dangerous step’, says Moscow

Sergei Ryabkov says the treaty is significant for international security and security in the sphere of nuclear arms.

German industry slams US pressure on Iraq over Siemens deal

Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding with General Electric Co. after US officials warned that US-Iraqi relations would be at risk if the government accepted the deal with Siemens.

Rouhani: US is seeking regime change in Iran

Rouhani says the United States is using psychological and economic warfare and questioning the legitimacy of the Islamic Republic to pursue regime change in Iran.