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Democrats’ Memo Released Countering GOP Account of Russia Probe

The House Intelligence Committee released a lengthy rebuttal by House Democrats to a Republican memo alleging bias and misconduct by the FBI and Justice Department early in their investigation of Russian election interference. Read the memo here. After the memo’s release, its author, Democratic Representative Adam Schiff said, “The Democratic response memo released today should put…

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Buffett Says He Needs to Make a ‘Huge’ Deal

Warren Buffett and his business partner Charles Munger are still on the hunt for a large deal after a quiet 2017. “Berkshire’s goal is to substantially increase the earnings of its non-insurance group. For that to happen, we will need to make one or more huge acquisitions,” Buffett, the chairman and chief executive officer of…

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Xi’s Top Economic Aide Plans U.S. Trip Amid Trade Row

Bloomberg News President Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser Liu He will head to the U.S. next week in a sign of an expanded role managing the mounting trade tensions between the governments in Beijing and Washington, said a person familiar with the matter. As President Donald Trump considers harsh tariffs on steel and aluminum imports…

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Nafta Negotiators Dig In for Long Haul

It’s looking increasingly likely Nafta talks will extend beyond a March target, meaning negotiators will have to deal with the added political uncertainty of a Mexican election campaign. Thorny issues such as content rules for cars remain unsolved as negotiators prepare to meet Sunday through March 5 in Mexico City for the seventh round of talks.…

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