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White House adviser differs with coal-loving president
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The president's chief economic adviser is casting doubt on the future of U.S. coal, saying it "doesn't really make that much sense anymore as a feedstock," directly contradicting President Donald Trump's repeated promises to revive the struggling coal industry....

G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- Leaders of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies on Friday put pressure on internet companies and social media sites to do more to stop the spread of "hateful ideology," appealing to their sense of social responsibility to more swiftly identify and remove terror propaganda....

US growth in Jan.-March upgraded to still-slow 1.2 pct. rate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy began 2017 with a whimper - though not quite as weak a whimper as the government had first estimated....

Company faces backlash for pulling Hannity ads
NEW YORK (AP) -- Financial services firm USAA, facing a backlash to its decision to pull advertising from Sean Hannity's show on Fox News Channel, says it is withdrawing from other opinion-based television programs....

The Latest: Merkel reminds Trump about German investment
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- The Latest on the G-7 summit in Taormina, Sicily (all times local):...

Trump criticizes German trade surplus, again
TAORMINA, Sicily (AP) -- President Donald Trump has criticized Germany's trade surplus with the United States, drawing attention to a contentious issue at a summit of world leaders where trade is already a sticking point....

Off-lease used cars are flooding market, pushing prices down
DETROIT (AP) -- In 2014, Infiniti leased more than 28,000 Q50 luxury sedans for as little as $329 per month in a growing U.S. market. The leases accounted for more than three-quarters of Q50 sales....

Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips
Stable gasoline prices are expected to fuel a slight increase in long trips this Memorial Day weekend....

Trump views on climate 'evolving' amid push from Europeans
TAORMINA, Italy (AP) -- President Donald Trump's views on climate change are "evolving" following discussions with European leaders who are pushing for him to stay in the Paris climate accord, a top White House official said Friday....

Hard Rock charts different path for Trump's former casino
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Jim Allen once worked for Donald Trump in Atlantic City. Now, the chairman of Hard Rock International is doing all he can to scrub the influence of the man who is now president of the United States from his signature casino....

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