• baseball Feb 20

    Padres Roster is Set … For Now

    For most of the off-season there were rumors swirling that the Padres were trying to trade outfielder Wil Myers. Those rumors continued right into the first week of Spring Training. On Thursday Padres general manager A.J. Preller addressed the speculation “I don’t think we ever comment on any kind of player trades or anything like that in terms of...

  • America Aug 9, 2019

    New Federal Guidelines Issued for Service, Emotional Animals on Planes

    The government is telling airlines and passengers how it will enforce rules governing animals that people bring on planes. The Transportation Department said Thursday that airline employees can bar any animal they consider a safety threat. Airlines, however, can be punished if they ban an entire dog or cat breed, such as pit bulls.

  • baseball Feb 9

    Padres Bolster Bullpen in Trade With Rays

    The Padres bullpen was already one of the best in baseball and arguably the best in the National League. The Padres had a bottleneck in the outfield with at least seven players vying for five or six spots. In one move the Friars gave the outfield some breathing room while making their ‘pen borderline scary. San Diego traded centerfielder Manuel…

  • San Diego Padres Jan 31

    #OnFriar Podcast: To Trade or Not To Trade for Mookie Betts

    The Padres seriously talking to the Red Sox about trading for Mookie Betts? Yup. That’s a thing. So let’s take a nice, long look at the possibility. On this week’s OnFriar Podcast, NBC 7’s Darnay Tripp and Derek Togerson take a look at what it’s going to take to get a trade done, who else is involved, and whether...

  • trade Jan 16

    Senate Passes US-Canada-Mexico Trade Deal, a Trump Priority

    The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade pact that rewrites the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico. Passage of the measure gives President Donald Trump a major policy victory before senators turns their full attention to his impeachment trial. The measure goes to Trump for his signature. It would replace the 25-year-old North American Free Trade...

  • China Jan 15

    Emphasis on US Exports, Trade Secrets in China Trade Deal

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday described an initial trade agreement with China as “righting the wrongs of the past and delivering a future of economic justice and security for American workers, farmers and families.”

  • trade Dec 31, 2019

    Trump Says He Will Sign ‘Phase One’ China Trade Deal on Jan. 15 at the White House

    President Donald Trump plans to ink the “phase one” trade deal with China at the White House on Jan. 15.  In a tweet Tuesday morning, the president said “high level representatives of China” will attend the signing. Trump added that he will travel to Beijing “at a later date” to start talks toward a second piece of the trade pact….

  • trade Dec 14, 2019

    China and US Reach Phase One Trade Deal

    President Donald Trump said Friday that as part of the U.S.-China trade deal Washington will not charge China with any new tariffs and slightly reduce existing tariffs.

  • Tijuana Dec 12, 2019

    Trade Deal Allocates $300M for Tijuana Sewage Problem

    House Democrats and the White House announced a deal Tuesday on a modified North American trade pact, which included significant funding to combat sewage pollution in the Tijuana River Valley. “We’re expecting a one-time appropriation of $300 million to be dispersed $75 million per year over four years via Border Water Infrastructure Program,” Democratic Congressman Mike Levin (CA-49) said of…

  • Tijuana Dec 11, 2019

    New Trade Deal With Mexico Will Impact San Diego’s Economy

    NBC 7’s Danny Freeman explains how the new trade deal with Mexico will affect San Diego.

  • Nancy Pelosi Dec 10, 2019

    Democrats, White House Forge New North American Trade Deal

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to announce her endorsement of a modified North American trade pact Tuesday morning. That concludes a long set of negotiations and gives President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the same day Democrats are set to announce impeachment their charges against him.

  • San Diego Aug 17, 2017

    Green Flash Brewing Expands Production Into Nebraska

    San Diego-based Green Flash Brewing Co. plans to expand into Nebraska, with a Lincoln production facility and tasting room set to open by the end of this year.

  • DONALD TRUMP Oct 4, 2019

    US Adds 136,000 Jobs, Unemployment Hits 50-Year Low of 3.5%

    The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.5% in September, the lowest level in nearly five decades, even though employers appeared to turn more cautious and slowed their hiring. The economy added a modest 136,000 jobs, enough to likely ease worries that an economy weakened by the U.S.-China trade war and tepid global growth might be edging toward a potential recession....

  • Attorney Jul 12, 2019

    California’s Black Market for Weed Threatens Legal Businesses

    The parking lot outside a stark-looking dispensary on a busy Los Angeles street is almost full on a weekday afternoon. Inside, jars of weed line the shelves behind a counter and colorful signs show prices. But if everything looks normal, it isn’t. The dispensary is part of a booming black market. “The black market is a huge problem,” said Patricia...

  • DONALD TRUMP May 9, 2019

    Trump Makes False Claims at Rally, News Conference

    President Donald Trump made 17 false or misleading statements over 17 hours on Wednesday and Thursday, according to, including on the issues of tariffs and the alleged conflicts of former special counsel Robert Mueller.

  • food May 7, 2019

    Walmart Is Opening Dozens of Veterinary Clinics in Its Stores and Launching an Online Pet Pharmacy

    Walmart is opening up dozens more veterinary clinics in its stores and launching its first online pet pharmacy, hoping to lure more U.S. pet owners who are spending billions of dollars each year on their dogs and cats. The biggest retailer in the world already operates 21 veterinary clinics in its stores across six states, but over the next 12...

  • head Mar 23, 2019

    Failed Alzheimer’s Trial Leaves Families and Patients Heartbroken

    Every month, a car would pick up Jeff Borghoff at his home in Forked River, New Jersey, and drive him to the Advanced Memory Research Institute of New Jersey. There, doctors would help him settle into a comfortable chair and hook him up to an IV. For the next 40 minutes to an hour, an experimental treatment aimed at slowing...

  • United States Mar 1, 2019

    Walmart to Make ‘Every Effort’ to Keep Greeters With Disabilities

    After more than a week of backlash, Walmart is pledging to make “every effort” to find other roles for disabled workers who’d accused the retailer of targeting them as it prepares to eliminate the “people greeter” job at 1,000 stores. Greg Foran, president and CEO of Walmart’s U.S. stores, said in a memo to store managers Thursday night that “we...

  • Facebook Feb 27, 2019

    Walmart is Getting Rid of Greeters, Worrying the Disabled

    As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar blue-vested “greeters” at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those jobs say they’re being ill-treated by a chain that styles itself as community-minded and inclusive. Walmart told greeters around the country last week that their positions would be eliminated on April 26 in favor of an expanded, more...

  • NBC Feb 18, 2019

    U.S. Car Buyers Could Face Higher Prices From Import Tariffs, Auto Industry Warns

    Automakers, car dealers and parts manufacturers have gone into high gear in a bid to derail the threat of new tariffs on foreign-made cars and car parts. The tariffs, they warn, could backfire, raising prices for U.S. consumers and sending the domestic automotive market into a tailspin, NBC News reported. The latest wave of concern was triggered by the Commerce...

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