A van drove into the crowd at a tourist spot in Barcelona on Thursday, killing 13 and injuring more than 100 people, including one American, and another vehicle attack in the coastal town of Cambrils, Spain, killed one. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility but hasn't produced proof.
Lighthizer, left, with US General Counsel Stephen Vaughn (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said during North American Free Trade Agreement talks Wednesday that the government has certified that 700,000 Americans have lost their jobs because of the agreement. A USTR official said this was a conservative number that represents petitions related to trade agreement job displacement during the first seven years of NAFTA, but Glenn Kessler writes that it doesn't represent net gains or losses and most economists believe trade policy simply changes the mix of jobs rather than the number.
If President Donald Trump stopped using Twitter, the company could lose as much as $2 billion, or almost one-fifth of its value, Monness Crespi Hardt & Co. analyst James Cakmak said. "There is no better free advertising in the world than the president of the United States," he said.