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US appeals court hears arguments in Clean Power Plan case

US appeals court hears arguments in Clean Power Plan case

Lawyers for a coalition of states and businesses reliant on fossil fuels told a federal appeals court that President Barack Obama's plan to curtail climate-warming greenhouse gases is an unconstitutional power grab

'Dramatic slowing' seen in global trade, as rhetoric rises

'Dramatic slowing' seen in global trade, as rhetoric rises

The World Trade Organization dramatically slashed its forecast for global trade growth this year by around a third to its lowest rate since 2009 when the global economy was mired in recession in the wake of the financial crisis

WHY IT MATTERS: Debate Showed How Divisive Trade Has Become

WHY IT MATTERS: Debate Showed How Divisive Trade Has Become

Free trade has become a ripe target in the U.S. presidential campaign

Tech and consumer companies lead US stocks higher

Tech and consumer companies lead US stocks higher

US stocks rise as consumer and technology companies make big moves

Figures On Government Spending And Debt

Figures On Government Spending And Debt

Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars