Clinton, Sanders rivalry in spotlight as Democrats debate

...held for decades on education, the environment and the economy.After Clinton announced her opposition to a sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal, a pact she had previously called the "gold standard," Sanders said he was glad she'd come to that...
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Approaching debate, Clinton, Sanders showing differences

...lead to a "never-ending U.S. entanglement in that region."___TRADE: Sanders has blasted the 12-nation Pacific Rim trade accord, calling it a giveaway to Wall Street and large corporations that will cost American jobs. Clinton has...
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United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal

WASHINGTON - Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim countries, the Obama administration now faces a potentially tougher task: selling the deal to a skeptical Congress.The countries...
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Job creator or job killer? A look at Pacific trade deal

WASHINGTON - The sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal now being debated would...sell goods and services across the Pacific Rim.CHINA ISN'T MENTIONED; WHY...counter China's influence in the Pacific Rim. U.S. Trade Rep. Michael Froman...
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Clinton, Sanders clash in debate

...look at what's happening in the world," Clinton said. Pressed specifically on her newly announced opposition to a Pacific Rim trade deal she touted while serving in the Obama administration, Clinton said she had hoped to support it but ultimately...
Five cities set to be in running for 2024 games "the western capital of the United States, the northern capital of Latin America and the eastern capital of the Pacific Rim."It also said the bid enjoys the full support of state and regional leaders - something significantly missing from...
Senate vote moves Obama's trade agenda to brink of enactment

...Obama's hopes for a 12-nation Pacific-rim trade agreement, a keystone of...consumers, and voters." When the Pacific-rim proposal becomes public, the...China could eventually join the Pacific-rim pact, but China would have to...
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In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in room

...the U.S. over a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement - a 12-nation deal to liberalize commerce around the Pacific rim. The U.S. and Japan are the biggest participants in the negotiations.Welcoming his guest a day early, Obama took...
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On the Trails: Despite being tiny, bird brains can beat out humans

...brain of a hummingbird (smaller than a pea) is capable of guiding the bird on extended migrations, up and down the Pacific Rim (in the case of our rufous hummer), and over the Gulf of Mexico (in the case of the ruby-throated hummer). No...
Anchorage Museum exhibition examines transformation of Alaska's largest city in 1915, Anchorage has transformed from a small town of tents into Alaska's urban center. The hub of both the Pacific Rim and the circumpolar North, the area is now home to one of the most diverse communities in the nation. "City Limits...


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