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Curbing disease – Economics focus

Get our daily newsletter Upgrade your inbox and get our Daily Dispatch and Editor’s Picks. IN RECENT years, researchers have developed methods to confront a range of diseases—illnesses, in many cases, that put an especially heavy burden on the world’s poor. Across much of the planet, but particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, the costs of diseases […]

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Manafort trial to focus on lavish lifestyle, not collusion

Manafort trial to focus on lavish lifestyle, not collusion

WASHINGTON (AP) – The trial of President Donald Trump’s onetime campaign chairman will open this week with tales of lavish spending, secret shell companies and millions of dollars of Ukrainian money flowing through offshore bank accounts and into the political consultant’s pocket. What’s likely to be missing: answers about whether the Trump campaign coordinated with […]

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Trump praises report showing U.S. economic growth

Trump praises report showing U.S. economic growth

By LOUIS NELSON 07/27/2018 10:57 AM EDT Updated 07/27/2018 01:27 PM EDT 2018-07-27T01:27-0400 President Donald Trump on Friday morning touted a Department of Commerce report estimating that the nation’s gross domestic product grew 4.1 percent in the latest quarter. “These numbers are very, very sustainable. This isn’t a one-time shot. I happen to think we’re […]

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US existing-home sales fell 0.6 percent in June

US existing-home sales fell 0.6 percent in June

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. sales of existing homes fell 0.6 percent in June, the third straight monthly decline as higher prices and a relative lack of inventory has sidelined many would-be buyers. The National Association of Realtors said Monday homes sold last month at a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 5.38 million in May. Over […]

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