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Chinese warns against 'trade war,' appeals for cooperation
BEIJING (AP) -- A top Chinese official has warned a "trade war" would harm all sides but gave no indication of Beijing's possible next move in a spiraling dispute with President Donald Trump over steel and technology....

'Vote them out!': Hundreds of thousands demand gun control
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo....

Delta helps hundreds of students fly to DC for gun protest
Delta Air Lines has donated three round-trip charter flights that allowed hundreds of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students to participate in the "March for Our Lives" protest against gun violence in Washington....

Student protesters say they're fed up, ready for gun reform
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Student survivors of the Florida school massacre anchored a massive rally against gun violence Saturday in Washington, D.C., while throngs of young people took to the streets in sister marches across the U.S. Some students also participated in counter protests in places like Helena, Montana, and Salt Lake City....

Why Trump's latest steps heighten risk of a global trade war
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Ronald Reagan once likened trade wars to the pie fights in old Hollywood comedies. One pie in the face leads to another. And then another....

China tells US it will defend interests after Trump tariffs
BEIJING (AP) -- China's newly appointed economic czar told U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday that Beijing is ready to defend its interests after President Donald Trump announced plans to slap tariffs on nearly $50 billion in Chinese imports....

Can Facebook restore public trust after privacy scandal?
CHICAGO (AP) -- It's a scandal of privacy, politics and an essential ingredient of business success - public trust....

UK watchdog evaluates evidence from Cambridge Analytica
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's information regulator said Saturday it was assessing evidence gathered from a raid on the office of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica, part of an investigation into alleged misuse of personal information by political campaigns and social media companies like Facebook....

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

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....

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