Fri 20 Sep 2019 | 12:50 EDT

Canada's Trudeau pledges assault rifle ban, pivots campaign amid blackface scandal 12:28pm EDT

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, embroiled in a blackface picture scandal, on Friday pledged to ban military-style assault rifles in the country's most ethnically diverse city in a bid to get his campaign back on issue.  Full Article

U.S. lifts tariffs on 400 Chinese products, Trump cites trade progress 12:41pm EDT 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said his administration was "making a lot of progress" with China on Friday, as deputy-level trade talks continued for a second day and Washington lifted tariffs on over 400 Chinese products.  Full Article