Mike Pompeo calls China's detention of two Canadians 'wrong'

World / Politics Aug 23, 2019

Mike Pompeo calls China's detention of two Canadians 'wrong'

The United States is working to secure the release of two Canadians held by China, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday, calling their detention "arbitrary and unacceptable" after he met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and other Canadian officials. The two Canadians — former ...

U.S. talks tough on trade deficit as talks on NAFTA revisions begin

Business Aug 17, 2017

U.S. talks tough on trade deficit as talks on NAFTA revisions begin

The United States drew a hard line for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement on Wednesday, demanding major concessions aimed at slashing trade deficits with Mexico and Canada and boosting U.S. content for autos. At the start of talks in Washington, U.S. President Donald ...