Toyota says parts plant preparing to resume output after Hokkaido quake

Toyota says parts plant preparing to resume output after Hokkaido quakeToyota Motor Corp said on Monday its transmission factory in northern Japan was preparing to resume production some time during the night shift starting at 8:30 p.m. (1130 GMT), after a powerful quake halted work last week. The shutdown of the transmissions factory in Tomakomai on the island of Hokkaido halted production at 16 of Toyota’s 18 domestic assembly plants on Monday. Toyota said it would decide in the next few hours on production plans for Tuesday.


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Regime, Russian air raids resume on Syria's Idlib

Regime, Russian air raids resume on Syria's IdlibRegime and Russian air raids pounded Syria’s last major rebel bastion of Idlib on Sunday after an overnight lull, killing at least one child, a monitor said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitoring group, said heavy attacks resumed on the northwestern region near the Turkish border around midday Sunday. “Regime helicopters dropped more than 60 barrel bombs on the village of Hobait in Idlib’s southern countryside, killing at least one young girl” and wounding six other people, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said.


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As Nafta Talks Resume, US and Canada Aren't Budging on Key Priorities

  1. As Nafta Talks Resume, US and Canada Aren’t Budging on Key Priorities  New York Times
  2. NAFTA talks to resume in afternoon after Canada cites ‘goodwill’  Reuters
  3. Why Morgan Stanley Is Only Lukewarm On NAFTA  Forbes
  4. NAFTA talks resume as questions grow about Trump’s ability to deliver  CBC.ca
  5. Canada braves Trump’s threats and insults in hopes of closing NAFTA deal  Washington Post
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Trump hails Kim, sees no need to resume U.S.-South Korea war games

Trump hails Kim, sees no need to resume U.S.-South Korea war gamesTrump’s statement came a day after his defense secretary hinted that the drills, which North Korea denounces as rehearsals for invasion, could resume. Trump tweeted a White House statement in which he once again questioned China’s role in helping to resolve the crisis over North Korea’s development of nuclear weapons that threaten the United States. The statement said Trump believed North Korea was under “tremendous pressure” from China, but Beijing was also supplying Pyongyang with “considerable aid,” including fuel, fertilizer and commodities.


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Mexico, U.S. closing in on NAFTA deal, talks to resume Monday

Mexico, U.S. closing in on NAFTA deal, talks to resume MondayEarlier, Guajardo told reporters the two sides were likely “hours” away from reaching a common position, but in the evening he said more work still needed to be done, and that talks would start again on Monday at 9 a.m. local time in Washington. “We’ve continued making progress,” Guajardo said. The Mexico-U.S. discussions have focused on crafting new rules for the automotive industry, which U.S. President Donald Trump has put at the heart of his drive to rework the 24-year-old pact he says has been a “disaster” for American workers.


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