China could buy far less from U.S. farms than forecast, USDA estimate suggests

The agency’s chief economist projected that farm exports to China would reach roughly $14 billion in the year that ends Sept. 30, a $4 billion increase from one year ago, but far short of what White House officials said would result from the recently announced “Phase One” trade deal.

5 factors that led to Victoria’s Secret’s fall

Shopping malls, Jeffrey Epstein and a barrage of provocative marketing have all hurt the lingerie brand, analysts say.
Voters line up outside the Culinary Workers Union Hall Local 226 in Las Vegas on Saturday, the first day of early voting for the upcoming Nevada Democratic presidential caucus. (Melina Mara/The Post)
Voters line up outside the Culinary Workers Union Hall Local 226 in Las Vegas on Saturday, the first day of early voting for the upcoming Nevada Democratic presidential caucus. (Melina Mara/The Post)

In Nevada, a last-minute scramble to make voting technology work

Nevada's Democratic Party cobbled together its own system using iPads and Google software after Iowa’s caucus debacle.
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A single-payer health care system would save more than 68,000 lives and $450 billion a year, a newly published study in The Lancet shows.
The deal marks the biggest takeover by a major U.S. bank since the 2008 financial crisis.
The 30-year fixed-rate average was slightly higher at 3.49 percent but has remained below 3.5 percent for the past three weeks.
Wexner has faced recent scrutiny for his ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
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Readers respond to a recent column about an employee fed up with a co-worker shopping and texting on the clock.

Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers predicts that if the president and Congress do not make any further policy changes, the U.S. economy will grow at a 2.4 percent annual pace this year.
The retailer whose mission is to “take the work out of dressing for work” wants to help ease the burden for female candidates this election season.
White House advisers drafting middle class tax cuts for Trump's "tax cut 2.0" are eyeing a new minimum tax on corporations.
The fast-food chain has removed preservatives from 90 percent of its ingredients. To celebrate, it wants you to watch a Whopper mold.
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This chore might not spark joy, but organizing your financial papers will mean a great deal less trouble for whoever handles your affairs should be die or become incapacitated.
He was known as the "junk bond king" and was a symbol of 1980s Wall Street greed. He pleaded guilty to securities-fraud charges and has been a major philanthropist since serving his prison term.
Growing cracks in China's supply chain are disrupting the world’s most powerful companies and threatening economic growth.
With $524 billion in annual sales, the Arkansas-based retailer is a bellwether for the rest of the industry.
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