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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., discusses her recent visit to the UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid, Spain, during a news conference with the congressional delegation to that summit at the Capitol in Washington on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.<br>J. Scott Applewhite/AP

Trump, Democrats reach tentative deal on North American trade pact

House Democrats have reached a tentative agreement with labor leaders and the White House over a rewriting of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal that has been a top priority for President Donald Trump, according to a Democratic aide not authorized to discuss the talks who was granted anonymity.


US dollar is going further in Cuba, as value of the convertible peso drops

The Cuban government recently reintroduced the U.S. dollar to the island's economy, hoping to capture more of the currency it desperately needs. It has opened shops that sell appliances and automotive parts only in dollars.


To reach this Canadian island, mail crosses through Maine. Now US agents are opening it.

The parcel was sent from Niagara, Ontario, shipped via Canada Post, and addressed to Campobello Island, New Brunswick. But when it arrived at Dale Calder's home, he found it had been opened by agents of a foreign government.

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