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US stocks take more losses as investors fear trade war
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks are turning lower on Wall Street Friday following a huge slump a day earlier as worries about an escalating trade conflict between the U.S. and China continue to rattle investors. Losses for chipmakers pulled technology companies lower and banks also fell. Markets dropped in Europe and Asia....

China targets $3 billion of US goods in tariff spat
BEIJING (AP) -- China announced a $3 billion list of U.S. goods for possible retaliation in a tariff dispute with President Donald Trump and girded Friday for a bigger battle over technology policy as financial markets sank on fears of global disruption....

EU deplore US tactics in negotiating tariffs
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union leaders vented their frustration Friday at U.S. President Donald Trump's trade tactics, saying he is putting undue pressure on key allies by allowing barely a month of time to negotiate an exemption from punitive tariffs on steel and aluminum....

The Latest: Trump announces press conference on budget
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the $1.3 trillion spending bill (all times local):...

AP News Guide: Facebook's widening crisis over user data
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook is facing the most serious crisis in its 14-year history as it deals with fallout from a major leak of user data to political consultants associated with the 2016 Trump campaign....

US new-home sales dipped in February, but demand is solid
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sales of new U.S. homes slipped 0.6 percent in February, a third straight monthly decline. But year to date, sales are up 2.2 percent compared with 2017 in a sign that buyer demand remains solid....

US charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration announced criminal charges and sanctions Friday against Iranians accused in a government-sponsored hacking scheme to pilfer sensitive information from hundreds of universities, private companies and American government agencies....

Trump says he is "considering" veto of $1.3 trillion budget
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump cast doubt on whether he would back the massive spending bill needed to avert a government shutdown Friday, saying he was "considering" a veto over concerns about a program protecting young "Dreamer" immigrants that he moved to end and money for his promised border wall....

WTO doing 'detailed analysis' of Trump tariffs against China
GENEVA (AP) -- The World Trade Organization says it's making a "detailed analysis" of President Donald Trump's decision to impose tariffs on up to $60 billion worth of Chinese imports amid rising concerns of a trade war....

Wayne Huizenga, who went from trash to billions, dies at 80
MIAMI (AP) -- College dropout Wayne Huizenga started with a trash hauling company, struck gold during America's brief love affair with VHS tapes and eventually owned three professional sports teams....

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