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Trump administration proposes slapping new tariffs on $2.4 billion worth of French goods to retaliate against big tech tax

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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The US proposed retaliatory tariffs against France on Monday for its new digital services tax.
Critics said the tax has disproportionately hit technology companies based in the US.
The US has separately prepared to broaden tariffs against the EU bloc as part of a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies.
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The United States proposed retaliatory tariffs against France on Monday for its new digital services tax, which has targeted American technology giants like Amazon and Facebook.
The Trump administration said in...
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Why the US pays so much to station troops overseas, and why Trump's demands for host countries to pay more are so unusual

Why the US pays so much to station troops overseas, and why Trump's demands for host countries to pay more are so unusual

8 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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President Donald Trump has criticized how much the US spends to house troops in other countries since he started his presidential campaign in 2015.
Since taking office, Trump has demanded more money from the allies who host those troops - demands that are both novel for the US and irritating for allies.
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Since the start of Donald Trump's run for the US presidency in 2015, he has been critical of the amount of money US allies contribute to their own defense .
Now, the Trump administration is demanding that Japan and...
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