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Hillary Clinton

Democratic Platform Stresses Stronger Trade Deals for U.S. Workers

The party’s platform shifted further left on trade, expressing more skepticism about its benefits.

The owners and top management of the company where the attack occurred remained on the run.

Bangladesh Boy’s Death Puts Spotlight on Country’s Child Labor Issue

The 10-year-old boy worked at a textile factory near Dhaka and died after allegedly being attacked by coworkers.

Columbia Sportswear

SAC Creates Materials Sustainability Index

The Higg MSI provides a common lens for assessing materials impact on climate change, land use, water scarcity, resource depletion, eutrophication and chemistry.

Container port

WTO Report Urges Members to Resist Protectionism

The report shows that 22 new trade-restrictive measures were initiated by WTO members per month during the mid-October to mid-May review period.

Philip Green

Sir Philip Green Castigated by Parliament Report

Report said further investigations are planned, while Green may lose his honorary title.

Panama Canal

Panama Canal Launches Environmental Recognition Award

Panama Canal customers that meet and exceed environmental standards set by the International Maritime Organization or other globally recognized standards will be considered.

Anthony Foxx

U.S.-Mexico Air Transport Agreement Goes Into Effect

The new agreement will allow increased market access for passenger and cargo airlines between Mexico and the U.S.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz at the Democratic National Convention, Charlotte, N.C. in 2012.

Democratic Convention Kicks Off Overshadowed by E-mail Scandal

Dems spent part of the day trying to get back on message after the head of the Democratic National Committee said she would step down in the wake of an e-mail scandal that reportedly could be tied to the Russians.

A BHS store

Parliamentary Committee Slams Sir Philip Green Over BHS Sale

The committee described the BHS affair as “the unacceptable face of capitalism.”