Tuesday, October 17, 2017

G-20

In this March 22, 2017 file photo, Labor secretary-designate Alexander Acosta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

BY LAURIE KELLMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is making public-private apprenticeships his debut issue as President Donald Trump’s point man on matching American workers with specific jobs. “CEO after CEO has told me that they are ...
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks with Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble at the G-20 Finance Minister and Central Bank Governors group photo, during the World Bank/IMF Annual Meetings at IMF headquarters in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.

BY MARTIN CRUTSINGER and MARIA DANILOVA WASHINGTON (AP) — World finance officials, still searching for ways to rejuvenate a sluggish global economy, now face the added problem of dealing with a growing anti-trade backlash that threatens to make the economic ...
President Barack Obama walks from the podium after speaking about attacks in Paris from the briefing room of the White House, on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, in Washington.

BY JULIE PACE WASHINGTON (AP) — The global anxiety sparked by a series of deadly attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group has given new urgency to President Barack Obama’s upcoming talks with world leaders. The crisis in Syria, ...
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| MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) — Finance officials from the world’s major economies are searching for the right mix of policies to bolster a still-weak global recovery nearly six years after the Great Recession while confronting a range of new threats ...
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