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Fact-checking Trump's speech on the Paris Accord
When President Trump formally announced Thursday that the United States will be withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, he said the decision would help bring more jobs, less debt and cleaner air and water to the country. "As president, I can put no other consideration before the well-being of
Business leaders express disappointment in Trump's decision to pull out of Paris Accord
Also tonight here, mayors across this country and corporate America, all weighing in. The CEO of GE blasting the move, saying, climate change is real. ABC's Rebecca Jarvis tonight. Reporter: Tonight, moments a after president trump announced that exit. U.S. Companies firing back. General Electric
Democratic National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking the Speakers
The Democratic Party is holding its convention in Philadelphia this week. Every day, ABC News will be fact-checking speakers at the Democratic National Convention . DAY FOUR: Thursday, July 28 Fact Check: Economy Added 15 Million New Private-Sector Jobs Since Obama Inauguration Claim: The economy
US No. 3 Among World's Most Competitive Economies
Ranking by the World Economic Forum showed the U.S. rising from No. 7 in 2012 to No. 3 currently.
Record Visa 'Fraud' Fine as Tech Firms Under Fire for Relying on Foreign Workers
Tech companies have lobbied aggressively for immigration reform to allow more skilled foreign workers to enter the U.S. to increase America's global competitiveness. But the companies that request the most H1-B work visas for engineers are actually facilitating outsourcing, critics say, including a
U.S. – Latin American Relations: Paternalism to Partnership [Opinion]
U.S. – Latin American Relations: From Paternalism to Partnership [Opinion]
Deficit Tops Public's Priorities (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES SEQUESTER SHOWDOWN: There were no signs at the White House yesterday that both sides are actively talking to avert the sequester. But White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said yesterday there’s a “great deal of activity” behind the scenes to...
White House Unveils Strategy To Stem Trade Secret Theft
The White House announced its strategy to protect against trade secret theft Wednesday, just one day after a report indicated a Chinese military unit may be responsible for a string of cyber attacks on American infrastructure and corporations. “The theft of trade secrets impacts national...
Mexico's New President Faces Big Challenges
When Enrique Peña Nieto was sworn in as Mexico's president on Saturday, he agreed to lead a country of 115 million people that ranks as the world's thirteenth largest economy and has become one of the top ten tourist destinations in the world. Peña Nieto will make use of such data when he seeks
G.E. to Hire 5,000 Vets, Expand Aviation Operations
General Electric, the nation’s largest conglomerate, announced today it will hire 5,000 U.S. military veterans and spend $580 million to expand its domestic aviation manufacturing business. These and other announcements came at the start of a four-day, G.E.-sponsored event in Washington, D.C, ...