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North American leaders confront rising tide of protectionism
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- The leaders of North America confront a rising tide of economic protectionism and nationalism as they hold a summit Wednesday in the Canadian capital....

The Latest: Clinton: Understands fear of foreign trade
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):...

Trump's 'America First' echoes old isolationist rallying cry
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump boils down his foreign policy agenda to two words: "America First."...

'Move on' from Benghazi? Republicans say it's unlikely
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton says it's "time to move on" after a congressional report on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks accused the Obama administration of lethal mistakes, but produced no "smoking gun" pointing to wrongdoing by the former secretary of state....

Senate set to begin voting on Puerto Rico rescue package
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate is set to begin voting on a rescue package for debt-stricken Puerto Rico, just two days before the island is expected to default on a $2 billion debt payment....

Trump breaks with party on trade as he threatens tariffs
MONESSEN, Pa. (AP) -- Republican Donald Trump vowed to tear up the nation's trade deals, threatened new tariffs and called for a new era of economic "Americanism" in a speech that underscored just how far removed he is from typical GOP orthodoxy....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's vision improbably recalls past
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump laid out an economic future Tuesday that improbably resembles the past, declaring "it will be American steel" that once again builds gleaming skyscrapers and fortifies the bridges and American factories that broadly revive a manufacturing economy long gone....

Trump Taj bankruptcy leaves 'little guy' contractors angry
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Weak from heart surgery and a sepsis infection that would soon kill her, Patricia Paone was resting at home last summer when an apparition appeared on the TV - a famous businessman who had struck a deal with her husband years before....

US compensates family of child killed in motorcade incident
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hoping to make amends for a tragic accident, the United States has provided a wide range of compensation to a Cameroonian family whose child was killed by a vehicle in U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power's motorcade. The package included everything from cash to cows, U.S. officials said....

Comparison of congressional reports on 2012 Benghazi attack
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A comparison of key findings in investigations into the 2012 attacks on the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya that killed U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans:...

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