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FILE - In this Sept. 20, 2016, file Roger Johnson, President of the National Farmers Union, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. As Johnson prepares to step down after 11 years leading the group, he's well aware of the many challenges facing its members: A painful trade war, issues of climate change and the march of farm consolidation. But Johnson, a North Dakota native, says smaller operators can still find a way to carve out a living. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Retiring Farmers Union president: Family farms still viable National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson is retiring after a lifetime of farming and advocating for agriculture
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Leader of Britain's main opposition Labour Party, Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in north London, Saturday Dec. 14, 2019.  Corbyn has pledged to stand down from the party leadership following the collapse of the party vote in the recent general election and is under fire from within his own party. (Isabel Infantes/PA via AP)
No letup for UK lawmakers: Johnson presses ahead with BrexitThere will be no letup for lawmakers weary after Britain’s bruising election campaign
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this April 25, 2018, file photo, attendees visit the Ford booth during Auto China 2018 show held in Beijing, China.  China’s government says it will postpone planned punitive tariffs on U.S.-made automobiles and other goods following an interim trade deal with Washington. Sunday, Dec. 15, 2019’s announcement came after Washington agreed to postpone a planned tariff hike on $160 billion of Chinese goods and to cut in half penalties that already were imposed. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
China delays tariffs on US autos, other goods in trade dealChina is postponing punitive tariffs on U.S.-made automobiles and other goods following an interim trade deal with Washington
The Associated Press10 hours ago
In this photo taken Wednesday Dec. 11, 2019, a baby goat sit as the sheep take they food at 'Riverland' farm in Kampia village near Nicosia, Cyprus. Cyprus' halloumi cheese, with a tradition dating back some five centuries, is the island nation's leading export. It's goat and sheep milk content makes it a hit with health-conscious cheese lovers in Europe and beyond. It's added appeal is that unlike other cheeses, it doesn't melt when heated up. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
White gold: Cyprus' halloumi cheese entangled in politicsHalloumi cheese is the leading export of Cyprus
The Associated Press10 hours ago
This Dec. 12, 2019, photo shows a sign at the Mundipharma International headquarters at Cambridge Science Park in England. Mundipharma is the international affiliate of Purdue Pharma, the maker of the blockbuster painkiller OxyContin. Mundipharma is now marketing Nyxoid, a new brand of naloxone, an opioid overdose reversal medication. (AP Photo/Leila Coker)
Big Pharma empire behind OxyContin now selling overdose cureOxyContin maker Purdue Pharma has been widely blamed for unleashing the American overdose epidemic
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this July 10, 1984, file photo, Felix Rohatyn, center, is surrounded by Judith Jamison and Alvin Ailey during a champagne supper at the New York State Theater in New York, to honor Rohatyn for his contribution to the cultural and business life of New York City. A banker who was credited with saving New York City from financial ruin, Rohatyn died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, at his home in Manhattan. He was 91. (AP Photo/Rene Perez, File)
Banker, New York City savior Felix Rohatyn dies at 91A banker who was credited with saving New York City from financial ruin has died at age 91
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Under pressure, Hallmark pulls gay-themed wedding adsUnder pressure from a conservative group, The Hallmark Channel has pulled ads for a wedding planning site that featured two brides kissing at the altar
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, Pacific Gas & Electric crews work on restoring power lines in a fire ravaged neighborhood in the aftermath of a wildfire in Santa Rosa, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom's opposition to PG&E's restructuring plan just a week after it struck a $13.5 billion settlement with fire victims is forcing the nation's largest utility to go back to the negotiating table and come up with a solution fairly quickly. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
California utility scrambles to renegotiate wildfire dealCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom's opposition to Pacific Gas & Electric's restructuring plan is forcing the nation's largest utility to go back to the negotiating table and come up with a solution quickly
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Deputy Prime Minister of Canada Chrystia Freeland, second left, acknowledges the applause as Mexico's top trade negotiator Jesus Seade, right, Mexico's Treasury Secretary Arturo Herrera, second right, and Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, left, applaud after signing an update to the North American Free Trade Agreement, at the national palace in Mexico City, Tuesday, Dec. 10. 2019.(AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Mexico objects over US bill on ratifying trade pactMexico is objecting to legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress as part of an eventual ratification of the recently agreed trade deal to replace NAFTA
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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