Mexico's business sector will support a two-way trade deal with the United States if negotiations fall through on a three-way deal with Canada, the head of the country's biggest employers' association said Tuesday.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday there is a chance of reaching agreement on a continental trade deal with the US and Mexico by the end of the week.
The death of senator John McCain has left his Republican party ever more firmly in the hands of Donald Trump, without a voice willing to challenge the president's most extreme statements and policies.
Russia will flex its military muscles and hold the biggest war games since the Cold War era next month, including almost 300,000 troops and 1,000 aircraft, the defence ministry said Tuesday, leading NATO to warn of a "more assertive Russia".
With talks with the United States about to resume, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday he will only sign a new trade pact that is good for his country.
Wall Street stocks rose Monday ahead US-China trade talks that have lifted hopes for an agreement after months of tit-for-tat tariff announcements, including those due to hit this week.
The United States on Monday launched into a key week for trade policy, with Washington due to slap fresh tariffs on a host of Chinese goods even as it holds hearings to target thousands more.
Among giant slabs of the collapsed concrete bridge which once stretched above them, hundreds of Italian rescuers pull apart debris in search of survivors.
The United States said Wednesday it was imposing new sanctions on Russia, as it accused the government in Moscow of using a "lethal" nerve agent in an attempted assassination in Britain.
Rick Gates, the key witness in the trial of Donald Trump's former campaign chief Paul Manafort, described in detail on Tuesday how he helped his ex-boss evade US taxes on millons of dollars for political consulting work done in Ukraine.