U.S. poverty rate drops for the third year in a row

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Mail Online—The national poverty rate has fallen 2.5 percentage points since 2014, making 2017 the third year in a row that the rate of poor Americans has declined overall, according to U.S. Census data.

U.S.-China Trade War: Alibaba’s Jack Ma Warns U.S.-China Trade War Could Last 20 Years. Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma sent out a grave warning regarding the trade war between the U.S. and China: It’s going to last longer and have a bigger impact than most people think. The chairman of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. said the dispute could last 20 years and persist beyond the presidency of Donald Trump, as the world’s two strongest economic powers battle for global supremacy.