Economy

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax plan, health care distortions

Oct 14, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: President Donald Trump is presenting a distorted picture of his tax plan, record and approach to health care

Duterte says he refused British aid, ready to lose Europe

Oct 14, 2017

The Philippine president says he's asked his finance secretary to reject an unspecified British financial aid package and that he's ready to lose diplomatic ties with all European countries critical of his deadly anti-drug crackdown

Cyprus president, 71, declares bid for second 5-year term

Oct 14, 2017

Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades has declared a bid for a second five-year term

The Latest: Trump cuts off insurers, rattling health market

Oct 14, 2017

President Donald Trump's cut-off of federal payments to insurers is jolting the health care and political worlds

AP FACT CHECK: Trump offers questionable reading of Iran

Oct 14, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump offers questionable reading of Iran's past economic condition when blaming Obama administration for lifting sanctions

Facing populism, world finance chiefs defend globalization

Oct 13, 2017

World finance officials defend efforts to promote closer links against anti-globalization forces

Canada PM talks wages on Mexico visit, amid NAFTA talks

Oct 13, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has raised the issue of Mexico's persistently low wages as the two countries continue to negotiate with the United States over the North American Free Trade Agreement

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's statements on Iran

Oct 13, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's view of Iranian actions and the facts

Catalan leader faces mounting pressure from all sides

Oct 13, 2017

Catalonia's leader is facing mounting pressure from all sides, with hardliners in the separatist movement demanding he declare independence from Spain once and for all

Storms surge and US retail sales surge; most in 2 ½ years

Oct 13, 2017

US retail sales jumped 1.6 pct. last month, most in 2 ½ years, as Americans replace hurricane-damaged property

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