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Stocks tumble on trade fears; S&P has worst week in 2 years
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks around the world plunged Friday as investors feared that a trade conflict between the U.S. and China, the biggest economies in the world, would escalate. A second day of big losses pushed U.S. stocks to their worst week in two years....

Trump signs $1.3 trillion budget after threatening veto
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump grudgingly signed a $1.3 trillion federal spending measure Friday and averted a midnight government shutdown - but only after undercutting his own negotiators and setting off a mini-panic with a last-minute veto threat. The episode further eroded the already damaged credibility of both the president and a White House staff that had assured the nation he was onboard....

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....

Mozilla, Tesla, other businesses take a Facebook pause
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mozilla, Tesla and other companies are distancing themselves from Facebook following revelations of a major leak of user data to political consultants associated with the 2016 Trump campaign....

Wayne Huizenga, who built his fortune from trash, dies at 80
MIAMI (AP) -- H. Wayne Huizenga, a college dropout who built a business empire that included Blockbuster Entertainment, AutoNation and three professional sports franchises, has died. He was 80....

UK data watchdog raids Cambridge Analytica office in London
LONDON (AP) -- Officers from Britain's information regulator are raiding the London offices of data firm Cambridge Analytica after being granted a warrant as part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information....

Lobbying pays off for small drugmaker in budget bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tucked in the massive congressional budget bill is a provision that props up the price Medicare pays for a handful of medications, costing taxpayers millions at a time when the Trump administration is vowing to reduce the cost of prescription drugs....

Trump draws ire of farmers targeted in Chinese trade dispute
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- From hog producers in Iowa to apple growers in Washington state and winemakers in California, farmers expressed deep disappointment Friday over being put in the middle of a potential trade war with China by the president many of them helped elect....

Trump tariffs undermine trust in rules-based global commerce
GENEVA (AP) -- The Trump administration's move to impose tariffs on countries like China undermines the rules-based system of global commerce that the United States itself helped create after World War II, experts and trading partners say....

Shares of Dropbox surge in first day of trading
NEW YORK (AP) -- Shares of the digital file storage company Dropbox soared Friday in their stock market debut....

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