United States http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/23149/all en GLOBAL MARKETS-U.S. bonds, world shares fall after Fed minutes http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/global-markets-us-bonds-world-shares-fall-after-fed-minutes <p>* World shares slip as Fed hints at tighter policy * 10-yr Treasury yields hit highest since May * Dollar index extends rally By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK, Jan 3 (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury debt prices slid and world stocks reversed course and dipped on Thursday after minutes from the latest meeting of the Federal Reserve's policy committee showed rising concern about the Fed's policy of buying bonds to stimulate growth. The Federal Open Market Committee's minutes also extended a rally in the U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/global-markets-us-bonds-world-shares-fall-after-fed-minutes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Company Location Dow Jones Industrial Average Economic history Economics Economy of the United States Emergency Economic Stabilization Act Federal Reserve System Government Labor Late-2000s financial crisis Law Person Career Person Location Quotation Subprime crisis impact timeline United States United States public debt US Federal Reserve Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:23 +0000 5731095 at http://www.globalpost.com CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-US auto sales close out 2012 on positive note http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/corrected-update-3-us-auto-sales-close-out-2012-positive-note <p>(Removes reference to 2012 in paragraph 5, to make clear that entire paragraph refers to 2013 industry projections) * Industry on pace to turn in best year since 2007 * Toyota, Honda gained market share in 2012 * Toyota's U.S. December sales up 9 pct, GM up 5 pct * Economic uncertainty in 2013 may dampen sales By Bernie Woodall and Ben Klayman DETROIT, Jan 3 (Reuters) - U.S.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/corrected-update-3-us-auto-sales-close-out-2012-positive-note" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive industry Bankruptcy Business Car classifications Chrysler Group LLC Company Affiliates Company Competitor Conference Call Ford Motor Co Ford Motor Company General Motors General Motors Co GM Honda Honda Motor Co Ltd. Hyundai Motor Company Late-2000s financial crisis Natural Disaster Nissan Motors Person Career Person Location Pickup truck Quotation Toyota Toyota Motor Corp Transport United States Volkswagen Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:30 +0000 5731097 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-US: Time not right for Google executive's North Korea trip http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-2-us-time-not-right-google-executives-north-korea-trip <p>* Schmidt a top figure in U.S. technology industry * Purpose of trip unclear, but visit seen as private * Washington, allies trying to intensify U.N. sanctions By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Thursday the time was not right for Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and former diplomat Bill Richardson to visit North Korea, which drew international criticism for a rocket launch last month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130103/update-2-us-time-not-right-google-executives-north-korea-trip" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Bill Richardson Bill Richardson Department of State Diplomatic Relations Divided regions Eric Schmidt Eric Schmidt executive Google Inc Member states of the United Nations North Korea North Korea Person Career Person Location Person Travel Political geography Politics Private Quotation Republics South Korea Technology United Nations United Nations United States Victoria Nuland Thomson Reuters Fri, 04 Jan 2013 04:15:36 +0000 5731098 at http://www.globalpost.com With no end-game in sight U.S. moves cautiously on Mali http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/no-end-game-sight-us-moves-cautiously-mali <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* U.S. ready to assist, but not taking the lead</p> <p>* African forces to get most American help</p> <p>* Algeria hostage drama highlights regional threats</p> <p>By Andrew Quinn</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - The United States is responding cautiously to Mali's widening civil war, hoping to limit U.S. exposure even as French troops go on the offensive against Islamist rebels in the African country and U.S. citizens are caught up in a hostage crisis unfolding in neighboring Algeria.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/no-end-game-sight-us-moves-cautiously-mali" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Political geography Politics United States War Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 23:15:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735880 at http://www.globalpost.com European shares stagger after weak UK and U.S. data http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/european-shares-stagger-after-weak-uk-and-us-data <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 18 (Reuters) - European shares slipped on Friday as disappointing economic data in the UK and U.S. dampened sentiment, but technical support and on-going central bank stimulus measures kept indexes at multi-month highs.</p> <p>The FTSEurofirst 300 index provisionally closed down 1.01 points at 1,164.53 points.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/european-shares-stagger-after-weak-uk-and-us-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economics United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 17:00:18 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736237 at http://www.globalpost.com COLUMN - America has multiple deficits: Lawrence Summers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/column-america-has-multiple-deficits-lawrence-summers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Lawrence Summers</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/column-america-has-multiple-deficits-lawrence-summers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Disaster Economics Entertainment Fiscal policy Public economics United States Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 14:15:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737742 at http://www.globalpost.com International adoptions by U.S. parents fall again in 2012 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/international-adoptions-us-parents-fall-again-2012 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* China biggest source of foreign adoptions, followed by Ethiopia, Russia</p> <p>* Falling numbers stem from Hague convention aimed at curbing corruption</p> <p>* Biggest source of U.S. adoptions is domestic foster care system</p> <p>By Alex Dobuzinskis</p> <p>Jan 24 (Reuters) - The number of children adopted internationally by American parents fell 7 percent last year, continuing a multi-year decline brought on in part by tightened adoption rules, a U.S. State Department report showed on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/international-adoptions-us-parents-fall-again-2012" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Adoption Business Family Hospitality International adoption Law Politics Social Issues United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 05:00:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739189 at http://www.globalpost.com Group urges long-term vision for U.S.-China trade, investment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/group-urges-long-term-vision-us-china-trade-investment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - A U.S. business group called on the United States and China on Wednesday to develop a long-term plan to address trade and investment concerns and to tackle cybersecurity threats that could undermine their relations.</p> <p>"Both governments should explore an economic liberalization framework that would comprehensively address opportunities and challenges in the relationship, rather than approach them incrementally," the U.S.-China Business Council's board of directors said in its 2013 policy recommendations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130130/group-urges-long-term-vision-us-china-trade-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business China Political geography Political philosophy Politics Technology United States Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 13:15:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741486 at http://www.globalpost.com US ban on LNG exports would violate WTO rules - experts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/us-ban-lng-exports-would-violate-wto-rules-experts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* US has challenged China export curbs at WTO</p> <p>* Business groups split on allowing more LNG exports</p> <p>* US has pledged against export restrictions in G20, APEC</p> <p>By Doug Palmer</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/us-ban-lng-exports-would-violate-wto-rules-experts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business International economics International trade Social Issues United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 16:45:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741879 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-US ban on LNG exports would violate WTO rules - experts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/update-1-us-ban-lng-exports-would-violate-wto-rules-experts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* US has challenged China export curbs at WTO</p> <p>* Business groups split on allowing more LNG exports</p> <p>* US has pledged against export restrictions in G20, APEC</p> <p>By Doug Palmer</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/update-1-us-ban-lng-exports-would-violate-wto-rules-experts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business International economics International trade Social Issues United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 31 Jan 2013 20:30:54 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742191 at http://www.globalpost.com US sues to block $20 bn AB InBev takeover of Modelo http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/us-sues-block-20-bn-ab-inbev-takeover-modelo-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>US antitrust authorities filed suit Thursday to block the $20.1 billion takeover of Mexican brewer Grupo Modelo by Belgian-US giant Anheuser-Busch InBev.</p> <p>The US Justice Department said the suit "seeks to prevent the companies from merging and to preserve the existing head-to-head competition between the firms that the transaction would eliminate."</p> <p>"If ABI fully owned and controlled Modelo, ABI would be able to increase beer prices to American consumers," said assistant attorney general Bill Baer, who heads the Justice Department's anti-trust division.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/us-sues-block-20-bn-ab-inbev-takeover-modelo-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Anheuser-Busch InBev Beer Beer and breweries by region United States AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 01:00:19 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742401 at http://www.globalpost.com Turkey-US-attack http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130201/turkey-us-attack <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Please ignore the just filed Turkey-US-attack,2ndlead-WRAP which moved in error. A new version will move shortly.</p> <p>afp</p> United States AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:30:05 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5743136 at http://www.globalpost.com Services trade deal could open U.S. to more foreign workers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/services-trade-deal-could-open-us-more-foreign-workers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* International services trade talks expected to begin in coming months</p> <p>* Many lawmakers objected to visa provisions of earlier trade pacts</p> <p>By Doug Palmer</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - The United States will face pressure to open its borders to more foreign workers in the service industry in talks slated to start later this year, a difficult issue for U.S. trade negotiators over the past decade, business officials said on Friday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130201/services-trade-deal-could-open-us-more-foreign-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> H-1B visa International relations International trade Politics Technology United States Thomson Reuters Sat, 02 Feb 2013 00:46:11 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5743731 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S. awaiting EU political signal for trade talks - official http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/us-awaiting-eu-political-signal-trade-talks-official <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* EU leader in U.S. to discuss task force recommendations</p> <p>* Biden says US wants to avoid long, drawn-out negotiations</p> <p>By Doug Palmer</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The United States needs a strong political signal from European Union leaders to put proposed talks on a transatlantic trade agreement into high gear, a U.S. senior administration official said on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130205/us-awaiting-eu-political-signal-trade-talks-official" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Doha Development Round European Union International relations United States World Trade Organization Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Feb 2013 23:30:57 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5747007 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Honduras 2 United States 1 - World Cup qualifying result http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/soccer-honduras-2-united-states-1-world-cup-qualifying-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 6 (Reuters) - Honduras 2 United States 1 - World Cup, CONCACAF qualifier result.</p> <p>In San Pedro Sula, Honduras</p> <p>Scorers:</p> <p>Honduras: Juan Carlos Garcia 39, Jerry Bengtson 78</p> <p>United States: Clint Dempsey 35</p> <p>Halftime: 1-1 (Reporting By Simon Evans)</p> Association football CONCACAF Gold Cup Sport in Honduras United States Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 00:00:46 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748297 at http://www.globalpost.com