For One California Company, Trump's Tariffs Have Unintended Consequences

For One California Company, Trump's Tariffs Have Unintended Consequences

Cans are lined up at the Pacific Coast Producers plant in Oroville, Calif. The company, which cans fruits for sale in supermarkets, says new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration on steel imports will eat into its profits.The administration says the steel and aluminum tariffs will raise costs just slightly. But in a low-margin business like canned goods, a little extra cost can take a deep bite out of profits.

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For One California Company, Trump's Tariffs Have Unintended Consequences

Long Kept Secret, Amazon Says Number Of Prime Customers Topped 100 Million

Long Kept Secret, Amazon Says Number Of Prime Customers Topped 100 Million

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos says more than 100 million people around the world pay for Prime membership.Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has for the first time disclosed the number of paying members in a letter to shareholders. It also illustrates the vast multi-dimensional scope of Amazon’s business.

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Long Kept Secret, Amazon Says Number Of Prime Customers Topped 100 Million

N.Y. Attorney General, Invoking Trump, Calls For Albany To Close Pardon 'Loophole'

N.Y. Attorney General, Invoking Trump, Calls For Albany To Close Pardon 'Loophole'

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has asked lawmakers in Albany to amend state law so a presidential pardon might not protect its recipient against state-level prosecution.Eric Schneiderman asked state lawmakers to alter New York criminal law so that a presidential pardon might not protect someone from state-level prosecution.

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N.Y. Attorney General, Invoking Trump, Calls For Albany To Close Pardon 'Loophole'

Billionaire Democratic activist Tom Steyer endorses Kevin de León in his insurgent bid against Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Billionaire Democratic activist Tom Steyer is endorsing Kevin de León in his insurgent challenge of U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, and did not rule out funding an outside effort to boost the state senator’s chances.

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Judiciary Seeks 2019 Funding, Highlights Cost-Saving Successes

Judiciary Seeks 2019 Funding, Highlights Cost-Saving Successes

Representatives of the federal Judiciary today asked Congress to provide $7.22 billion in fiscal year 2019 to fund continuing operations of the judicial branch. The request includes funding to sustain cybersecurity initiatives and ensure sufficient security at federal courthouses.
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Judiciary Seeks 2019 Funding, Highlights Cost-Saving Successes