Your Evening Briefing
War broke out among friends Thursday as U.S. President Donald Trump, who has been rattling economic sabers with China, turned on America's allies, imposing tariffs on goods from Canada, Mexico and the European Union. They quickly pledged retaliation.
Here are today’s top stories
Trump is imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum, the most aggressive trade action taken yet against major U.S. trading partners.
United Airlines was accused of a broad anti-union campaign that involves subjecting inflight food service employees to constant, televised anti-labor messaging in the workplace.
Cryptocurrency exchange Bittrex, which lets users swap almost 200 different digital coins, said it forged banking agreements that will allow some customers to trade in U.S. dollars.
What you’ll need to know tomorrow
- It’s now official: Facebook just isn't cool anymore.
- Things are going from bad to worse at Deutsche Bank.
- The Italian meltdown has slowed, and the populists are back on top.
- Why it's bad news that there aren’t traffic jams in Caracas anymore.
- How did Airbus afford to make just seven of the longest-haul planes around?
- Traders are furious after computers botched a stock sale.
- West Hollywood will soon have some pot lounges mixed in with the bars.
What you’ll want to read tonight
Elderly cruise ships are getting a second chance to party. Most have an official lifespan of 30 years, but there are several surprising ways that companies are keeping these giants, well, afloat.
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