Ford settles racial, sexual harassment probe for $10.1 million

Ford agreed to pay $10 million to settle sexual and racial harassment allegations by workers at two Chicago plants, resolving an investigation by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

UPDATED: 8/16/17 4:05 pm ET -- adds details, background

NAFTA negotiators aim for 'ambitious' start to talks

Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are aiming for an "ambitious" first round of trade talks, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday, as the countries try to fast-track a deal to modernize the 23-year-old pact by early next year.

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NAFTA's touchiest issue: rules of origin

Automakers and free-trade proponents warn that even minor adjustments to the rules of origin could upset the carefully constructed balance of economic interests among the U.S., Mexico and Canada.

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