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Scoop: Justin Clark to head White House Office of Public Liaison

I'm told that Justin Clark is going to be the head of the Office of Public Liaison at the White House, according to three sources with knowledge of the decision.

What it means: Clark, who served on the Trump campaign, is currently a deputy assistant to the president and the White House director of intergovernmental affairs. His new job will be to build coalitions outside the White House. It's a job that could be powerful, but under this administration has been incredibly weak.

Ina Fried 6 hours ago
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Craigslist pulls personal ads after passage of sex-trafficking bill

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Craigslist site, with personals still listed as an option. Screenshot: Axios

Online classified site Craigslist has pulled its entire personal ad section after Congress passed a new sex-trafficking bill that puts more liability on Web sites.

Why it matters: Smaller tech companies and advocates for sex workers had feared a chilling effect if the bill becomes law.

Khorri Atkinson 8 hours ago
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China slaps reciprocal tariffs on U.S. imports

China's President Xi Jinping speaks next to President Trump. Photo: Nicolas Asfouri// AFP / Getty Images

China announced plans to impose reciprocal tariffs on $3 billion of imports from the U.S., hours after President Trump ordered levies on a range of Chinese goods.

The details: China's plan includes a 25% tariff on U.S. pork imports as well as 15% tariffs on American steel pipes, fruit and wine, according to Bloomberg.