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  • Oak Park voters to weigh in on trade agreement

    Oak Park voters to weigh in on trade agreement
    Oak Park voters in the upcoming election will be asked to weigh in on an international trade agreement, but whether the nonbinding referendum proposal passes is a secondary concern to the man who led the effort to get it on the ballot. "Whether or not...
  • Free trade needs a champion

    Free trade needs a champion
    The European Union just wrapped up a free trade deal with Canada that is widely seen as the road map for a larger deal between the EU and U.S. Now is the time for a clarion call on trade. President Barack Obama? Hello? After setting trade talks in...
  • India has until October 21 to back global customs deal: EU minister

    ROME (Reuters) - India has until next Tuesday to support a global trade deal struck last year or risk being left out of the agreement to ease worldwide customs rules, the chairman of EU trade ministers said on Wednesday. India in July blocked what...
  • China says U.S. investment talks could be concluded in two years

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Negotiations to bring about a bilateral investment treaty between China and the United States could be concluded within two years, but ratification would then be a tough process, China's vice finance minister said on Friday. Zhu...
  • Obama faces hurdles at U.N. Security Council meeting

    When he heads to the United Nations this week, President Obama will try to rally the world around military operations against Sunni extremists in Iraq, without invoking his predecessor's similar effort, which failed before the global body 11 years ago....
  • Airstrikes in Syria also target little-known Khorasan Group

    Airstrikes in Syria also target little-known Khorasan Group
    With motivated fighters from the United States and Europe streaming into Syria to join militant groups, Al Qaeda’s battered leadership in Pakistan recently saw an opportunity to pluck Western passport holders and train them to launch attacks in...
  • Israel must do more to break the impasse with Palestine

    Last year, I was full of hope that there could be a negotiated solution and peace between Palestinians and Israelis. I joined several of my colleagues in launching Breaking the Impasse, an initiative that we believed would lead Palestinian and Israeli...
  • Stew over European food names complicates trade talks

     Stew over European food names complicates trade talks
    As Europe and the United States pursue a lofty vision of a free trade pact that removes tariffs and eases regulatory burdens, it's not just disputes over automobile safety and digital privacy that are creating tensions. It is wine and cheese. And the...
  • BUSAN: China-Korea Co-Prod Treaty a Mixed Bag

    BUSAN -- Veteran Hollywood entertainment lawyer Thomas Leo of L.A.-based Sheppard Mullin briefed attendees at the BIFF Asian Film Market Sunday on the ins and outs of international co-producing. Titled "Borderless Collaboration with China: International...
  • Africa is more than disease and terrorism, says African Union leader

    When the headlines coming out of Africa are Ebola, terrorists who kidnap schoolgirls and various rebel movements taking over various governments, it’s difficult to talk about what Africa is beyond that collection of crises. But that’s part...
  • Trade deals worsen immigration pressures [Commentary]

    Trade deals worsen immigration pressures [Commentary]
    The root cause of undocumented immigration, whether from Mexico or Central America, is the poverty and lack of economic opportunity that have afflicted those nations as a result of failed economic policies — including their trade agreements with the...