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Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Does money roll downhill?...

Shares of online styling service Stitch Fix has flat debut
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stitch Fix, an online clothing styling service, had a lackluster first day on the stock market Friday....

Report shows Takata recall still moving slowly
DETROIT (AP) -- A new report on recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators shows that automakers have replaced only 43 percent of the faulty parts even though recalls have been under way for more than 15 years....

Honda recalls 900,000 Odyssey minivans; 2nd row seat may tip
NEW YORK (AP) -- Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched....

Winners and losers under the Senate tax overhaul proposal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses - like President Donald Trump and his family - do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House....

Bonn climate talks end with progress despite US stance
BONN, Germany (AP) -- As the first glimmer of dawn appeared across the Rhine River, delegates stumbled out of an all-night negotiating session at this year's global climate talks, expressing satisfaction Saturday at the progress made toward creating a comprehensive rule book for fighting global warming....

Retailers rise again, but tech leads other US stocks lower
NEW YORK (AP) -- Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn't add to the previous day's gains....

US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses....

VA exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagon
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics....

California's legal pot countdown: What's coming by Jan. 1
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- California has published the rules that will govern its legal marijuana economy in 2018, giving businesses and consumers a glimpse into the future....

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