US Chamber of Commerce sounds alarm about a NAFTA pullout

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's biggest business group is warning the Trump administration that a withdrawal from the North American Free Trade Agreement would be a "political and economic debacle" that would cost hundreds of thousands of U.S. jobs.

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  • Written by By PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Writer

Not so sweet: 75 percent of honey samples had key pesticide

WASHINGTON (AP) — When researchers collected honey samples from around the world, they found that three-quarters of them had a common type of pesticide suspected of playing a role in the decline of bees. Even honey from the island paradise of Tahiti had the chemical.

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  • Written by By SETH BORENSTEIN , AP Science Writer

AP-NORC Poll: Trump fares poorly in public's view

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just 24 percent of Americans believe the country is heading in the right direction after a tumultuous stretch for President Donald Trump that included the threat of war with North Korea, stormy complaints about hurricane relief and Trump's equivocating about white supremacists. That's a 10-point drop since June, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.

  • Written by By JULIE PACE and EMILY SWANSON , Associated Press