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A budget deficit challenge for Trump's tax plan

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump plans to stick with his campaign pledge to slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, but the dramatic cut raises a problematic question for the White House: How can the president deliver the "massive" tax cut he promised without also blowing a massive hole in the budget?...
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ECB unlikely to signal stimulus end, despite French optimism

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Europe's strengthening economy dodged a banana peel when a pro-EU candidate won the first round of the French presidential election....
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Ivanka Trump vows push for change for women, defends father

BERLIN (AP) -- Ivanka Trump pledged to push for "incremental, positive change" for women in the U.S. economy and defended her father's attitudes toward women as she made her first international outing Tuesday as a White House adviser....
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Google targets 'fake news,' offensive search suggestions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions from souring its results....
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US new-home sales climb to 8-month high in March

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. sales of new homes shot up in March to the fastest pace in 8 months, as more Americans are upgrading their houses in a positive sign for the broader economy....
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The Latest: Wells Fargo executives apologize to shareholders

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- The Latest on Wells Fargo's annual meeting after a scandal over the bank's sales practices (all times local):...
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LVMH to consolidate hold on Dior in multibillion-euro deal

PARIS (AP) -- The French magnate behind LVMH moved to incorporate Christian Dior into his luxury goods empire in a 12 billion-euro ($13 billion) deal....
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Healthy profits for McDonald's, others vault stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) -- Profits are climbing for companies, and so are their stock prices....
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