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'Dramatic slowing' seen in global trade, as rhetoric rises
GENEVA (AP) -- The World Trade Organization dramatically slashed its forecast for trade growth this year by about a third to its lowest rate since 2009, when the global economy was mired in recession in the wake of the financial crisis....

Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo
LONDON (AP) -- As investors and investigators weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to open locks up and down the web....

WHY IT MATTERS: Social Security
WASHINGTON (AP) -- THE ISSUE: More than 60 million retirees, disabled workers, spouses and children rely on monthly Social Security benefits. That's nearly one in five Americans. The trustees who oversee Social Security say the program has enough money to pay full benefits until 2034. But at that point, Social Security will collect only enough taxes to pay 79 percent of benefits. Unless Congress acts, millions of people on fixed incomes would get an automatic 21 percent cut in benefits....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on discrimination in his business
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on Federal Reserve
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:...

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on jobs
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:...

Global stocks up as traders follow US presidential debate
BEIJING (AP) -- Global stock markets were higher Tuesday as traders followed the U.S. presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump....

Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis
ROCHESTER, Mass. (AP) -- All is not well in cranberry country this harvesting season, the 200th anniversary of the world's first known commercial cultivation....

APNewsBreak: Firm hopes to be 1st with skill-based slots
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- A New York firm hopes to be the first in the world to install skill-based slot machines on casino floors in which the main determining factor in how much a player can win is his or her ability to play the game....

Associated Press buys British Movietone film archive
LONDON (AP) -- The Associated Press has purchased the film archive of British Movietone, bolstering the news cooperative's collection with historic video from World War II, the Beatles' conquest of America and the romance between King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson....

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