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The Latest: Pence appeals to Donnelly for tax plan support

Sep 22, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence is making a direct appeal to his home state's Democratic senator to support the Republican-led federal tax code overhaul

How major US stock market indexes fared Friday

Sep 22, 2017

U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies made up for losses elsewhere

Trade panel: Cheap imports hurt US solar industry

Sep 22, 2017

A U.S. trade commission has found that low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to U.S. solar manufacturers

Senate bill would make online political ads more transparent

Sep 22, 2017

Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communications

Markets Right Now: Stocks end mostly higher

Sep 22, 2017

Stocks struggled to a mostly higher finish on Wall Street as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies made up for losses elsewhere.

Lawsuit filed to stop mining near Yellowstone in Montana

Sep 22, 2017

Opponents of mining near Yellowstone National Park are challenging a decision by Montana environmental regulators to allow a Canadian company to explore for precious metals just north of the park

Tech firms and lawmakers celebrate new trans-Atlantic cable

Sep 22, 2017

Lawmakers and tech industry leaders have announced the completion of a new high-speed data cable that stretches across the Atlantic Ocean.

The Latest: Panel votes against cheaper solar panel imports

Sep 22, 2017

A U.S. trade panel has found that low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to U.S. solar manufacturers

Macron signs decrees to implement major labor reform

Sep 22, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron has signed Friday five decrees paving the way to the implementation of labor measures aimed at boosting growth, his first major reform since his election

AP FACT CHECK: Kimmel's take on health care harder to refute

Sep 22, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Considering all the arguments, TV host Jimmy Kimmel's take on the Republican health care bill is harder to refute

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