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US economy likely slowed last quarter, but rebound expected
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy likely slowed significantly in the first three months of the year, though economists foresee a sharp rebound in the current April-June quarter on the strength of solid job growth, higher consumer confidence and stock-market records....

General Motors profit up 34 percent on US truck, SUV sales
DETROIT (AP) -- General Motors' first-quarter profit rose 34 percent as the company's strong truck and SUV lineup helped it increase U.S. sales when the rest of the industry is slowing....

Passenger who was dragged off jetliner settles with United
CHICAGO (AP) -- The passenger who was dragged off a flight after refusing to give up his seat settled with United for an undisclosed sum Thursday in an apparent attempt by the airline to put the fiasco behind it as quickly as possible....

A robot that picks apples? Replacing humans worries some
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Harvesting Washington state's vast fruit orchards each year requires thousands of farmworkers, and many of them work illegally in the United States....

Trump finds that CEO-as-president isn't always a natural fit
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump won the White House by arguing that what America needed was a president who had proved himself as a steely and successful corporate leader with no political baggage - someone, say, like himself....

UK economy slows as Brexit weighs on consumers
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's economy slowed in the first three months of the year as concerns about the U.K.'s exit from the European Union spurred inflation and forced consumers to rein in spending....

Global stocks mixed as North Korea jitters flare
BEIJING (AP) -- Global stock markets were mixed Friday amid renewed jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump about U.S. trade policy....

Uber self-driving car exec steps aside during Google lawsuit
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The executive running Uber's self-driving car division is stepping aside while the company defends itself against charges that he provided the project with technology stolen from a Google spinoff....

Eurozone inflation rises to target as economy improves
LONDON (AP) -- Inflation in the 19-country eurozone rose to the European Central Bank's goal in April as an improvement in the economy helped drive up prices, stoking speculation that the bank could start winding down its stimulus measures sooner than previously thought....

AP FACT CHECK: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Getting to the bottom of President Donald Trump's tax plan is difficult because it exists so far as bullet points on a single page, with no detail. Still, there are reasons to be wary about some of the claims coming out of the White House about it....

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