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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2015 file photo, container ships wait to be unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles. The Commerce Department releases international trade data for March on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

POLLAK: Free Trade and the Conservative Intellectuals

Free trade enthusiasts who support President Trump are simply saying that his new approach deserves a chance. No one has abandoned free trade, and if the veterans of NeverTrump would put aside their wounded pride, they might see that there is less distance between them and the administration than they may care to admit.

BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 25:  A young woman from Syria (L) learns about job opportunities at the second annual jobs fair for refugees and migrants at the Estrel hotel and conference venue on January 25, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. The intiative brings together exhibitors from retail, the service industry, manufacturing, employment agencies and other branches who are recruiting people from among the hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees who arrived in Germany in recent years. Germany is taking active measures across both the public and private spheres to encourage the integration and employment of the newcomers.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Asylum Seeker Unemployment Up 33 Percent Since 2016

Asylum seeker unemployment numbers are up 33 percent in Austria despite the fact that the number of total migrants coming into the country has declined. The number of unemployed asylum seekers has risen to 28,720 in Austria, and the capital Vienna

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Trump Pushes ‘America First’ at Boeing Visit

Friday at a Boeing manufacturing facility in North Charleston, SC, President Donald Trump gave a speech that promoted the “America first” theme that was also a part of his 2016 presidential campaign. Trump’s stop in North Charleston was part of Boeing’s