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Tariffs miss the mark, Protectionism favors powerful nations, Children should not be targeted for taking a stand, Five Star Movement’s win in Italy continues a populist trend, Better avenues needed for reporting sexual harassment
“The cost of The Donald’s policy of imposing heavy import tariffs on steel and aluminium continues to rise, with the resignation of ... Gary Cohn, his top economic adviser...,” writes Richard Harris. “Steel and aluminium are poor targets for an American trade war.... [T]hey miss the fundamental issue of seeking to rebalance trade with China. Targeting steel allies would hammer Canada, the European Union (EU) and South Korea, who export something like 13 times more steel to the US than China.... Western companies complain that business always seems to be on China’s terms.... You cannot blame the central government for wanting to ‘make China great’.

Readers write: Kindness and justice for victims in Bangladesh, age difference depicted in film, a sport for each country
Kindness and justice for victims in Bangladesh

White House turnover: the appeal and the risks for Trump
National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is about to lose his White House job. It’s Chief of Staff John Kelly who is on the way out, perhaps as soon as today. As Mr. Trump heads into his second year in office, widespread and conflicting reports about upheaval among top White House and executive branch staff have created an air of turmoil and uncertainty in Washington as important decisions on tariffs, North Korea, and other big issues loom ahead.

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

L.L. Bean rebuffs boycott over granddaughter’s big Trump donation
A man wipes off the headlights of the L.L. Bean Bootmobile in the parking lot at the facility where the famous outdoor boot is made. L.L. Bean is pushing back against a boycott led by a group urging consumers not to shop at retailers that support President-elect Donald Trump after it was revealed that Linda Bean, heir of the Maine-based company’s founder, had donated to a political action committee that helped elect Trump. “We are deeply troubled by the portrayal of L.L. Bean as a supporter of any political agenda,” Shawn Gorman, L.L. Bean’s executive chairman, said in a statement posted to Facebook late Sunday.

Union leader who says Trump lied about Carrier deal refuses to back down
Trump tours a Carrier factory in Indianapolis, Dec. 1, 2016. Chuck Jones, the union leader who claims President-elect Donald Trump lied to Carrier employees while touting a deal to keep jobs in the U.S., says he started receiving harassing phone calls a half hour after Trump slammed him on Twitter. “I’ve been doing this job for 30 years,” Jones, president of the United Steelworkers Local 1999, told CNN on Thursday morning.

Working, eating and sleeping at the office
The sight of workers sleeping on the job is common in China, where a surplus of cheap labor can lead to downtime and employees at startup companies work long hours.

Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines

Saudi Crown Prince Must Answer For Atrocities In Yemen
Saudi Arabia's much-discussed Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is coming to

Rubio: McCabe "should have been allowed to finish through the weekend"
In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fl.) tells Chuck Todd that he would have done things differently when it came to Fmr. FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe.

Bridge Design Team Had Meeting On Crack Hours Before Deadly Florida Collapse
Florida International University's bridge design team met hours before the

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