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AP FACT CHECK: Have Trump aides caught his exaggeration bug?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The administration officials who gave President Donald Trump's tax plan a splashy debut in recent days seem to have caught the exaggeration bug from their boss....

For Trump in White House, conflicts of interest range widely
NEW YORK (AP) -- When it comes to avoiding conflicts of interest in the White House, President Donald Trump has ripped up the playbook in his first 100 days....

At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- President Donald Trump is turning from his dramatic debut as an outsider president to focus on advancing his plans to cut taxes and get tough on trade deals....

EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks with UK
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly."...

Turkish court formally blocks access to Wikipedia
ISTANBUL (AP) -- In a move that social media users called censorship, a Turkish court on Saturday blocked access to Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, enforcing an earlier restriction by Turkey's telecommunications watchdog....

Macron hunts for French rural votes, Le Pen cheers new ally
USSEAU, France (AP) -- French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron hunted Saturday for votes in rural France where his far-right opponent, Marine Le Pen, is making inroads among country folk who feel left behind....

Hacker claims release of stolen copies of Netflix series
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black."...

US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result fell far short of President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets and underscores the challenges of accelerating economic expansion....

Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump's 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stopgap spending bill Friday that amounted to more of a defeat for the president than a victory....

Dole settles suits over listeria outbreak blamed for death
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) -- Court documents show that Dole Fresh Foods has recently settled two lawsuits filed by families of people stricken by a listeria outbreak after eating salads packaged in Ohio....

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Time board: company not for sale; stock plunges

US stocks close modestly lower, but end higher for the week

Alphabet, Amazon surge; Time Inc. and Starbucks fall

US rig count rises 13 this week to 870; Texas up 11

Recalls this week: child backpack carriers, infant booties

GM is motoring, profit spikes 34 pct on US truck, SUV sales