Japan, US move closer to tariff deal

TOKYO -- Working into the night, negotiators from Japan and the U.S. have entered what may be the final stretch toward an understanding on tariffs, a crucial step to completing the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. At the behest of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Barack Obama, both sides are coming together on market access for U.S. beef, one of the biggest unresolved issues. Abe and Obama told their respective camps to work h...