Examining Trump’s Asia Deals That He Says Are Worth Billions

President Trump advertised his deal-making prowess during his Asia trip this week, claiming to have struck economic, energy and military trade agreements with Japan, South Korea and China worth billions of dollars. Whatever bill of goods Mr. Trump is selling, his claims require more context. In the latest claim, issued on Friday, the White House released twostatements saying the United States and […]

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Calif Agency Says PG&E Should Pay $2.25B for Blast

The California agency investigating the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood recommended Monday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pay a $2.25 billion fine for its negligence leading up to the blast. The penalty would be the largest ever assessed by a state regulator, officials said. The California Public Utilities Commission recommended the fine […]

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U.S. finalizes $3.4 billion settlement with American Indians

Thousands of American Indians are now in line to receive part of a $3.4 billion settlement with the federal government, ending a long-running dispute over government mismanagement of tribal lands and accounts. After an initial agreement was outlined in 2009, Congress approved it in November 2010 and it spent the last two years going through an appeals process. It was […]

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