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US Report Urges Steps to Reduce Reliance on Foreign Critical Minerals

US Report Urges Steps to Reduce Reliance on Foreign Critical Minerals

The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday recommended urgent steps to boost domestic production of rare earths and other critical minerals,...

Trump: ‘More Likely’ Tariffs Will Be Imposed on Mexican Products

Trump: ‘More Likely’ Tariffs Will Be Imposed on Mexican Products

VOA’s Michael Bowman contributed to this story. U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that it is “more likely” than not...

World’s Biggest Nutella Factory Blocked by French Workers

World’s Biggest Nutella Factory Blocked by French Workers

No more Nutella?! French workers are threatening as much, bringing the world’s biggest Nutella factory to a near-standstill in a...

Mexico Warns US Tariff Would Hurt Both Nations

Mexico Warns US Tariff Would Hurt Both Nations

Michael Bowman contributed to this report. Mexico warned Monday that President Donald Trump’s threatened new tariff on its exports to...

Pompeo Renews Warning to European Allies to Not Use Huawei for 5G

Pompeo Renews Warning to European Allies to Not Use Huawei for 5G

The United States is again calling on European allies to be careful of what it says are security risks posed...

Mexican President Urges Oil Independence Amid US Trade Tensions

Mexican President Urges Oil Independence Amid US Trade Tensions

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador reiterated on Sunday the need for oil independence as his government said it would...

China Blames Washington for Trade Talks Breakdown

China Blames Washington for Trade Talks Breakdown

Joyce Huang contributed to this report. China says Washington bears the “sole and entire responsibility” for the breakdown in trade...

Momentum Toward Trade Deal Hits Trump Turbulence

Momentum Toward Trade Deal Hits Trump Turbulence

The Trump administration had taken steps in recent weeks to work with Democratic and Republican lawmakers to address concerns about...

Mexico’s President Hints Migration Controls Could Be Tightened

Mexico’s President Hints Migration Controls Could Be Tightened

VOA News Center associate producer Jesusemen Oni contributed reporting from Washington.  Mexico’s president suggested Saturday that his country could clamp down on...

Energy Secretary: US Aims to Make Fossil Fuels Cleaner 

Energy Secretary: US Aims to Make Fossil Fuels Cleaner 

The Trump administration is committed to making fossil fuels cleaner rather than imposing “draconian” regulations on coal and oil, U.S....

IMF Denies Pressuring Venezuela to Release Economic Data

IMF Denies Pressuring Venezuela to Release Economic Data

The International Monetary Fund said on Thursday it had not pressured Venezuela to release economic indicators after years of silence,...

Wall Street Slump Continues on U.S.-China Trade Uncertainty

Wall Street Slump Continues on U.S.-China Trade Uncertainty

U.S. stocks lost ground again on Thursday, as conflicting comments on trade talks from President Donald Trump and Beijing  reinforced...