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FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table at a job fair in Hudson, N.Y. Middle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found. The economists, Anne Case and Angus Deaton, argue in a paper released Thursday, March 23, 2017, that the loss of steady middle-income jobs for those with high school degrees or less has triggered broad problems for this group. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
Less-educated middle-age US whites dying younger than othersMiddle-age white Americans with limited education are increasingly dying younger, on average, than other middle-age U.S. adults, a trend driven by their dwindling economic opportunities, research by two Princeton University economists has found
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at a press conference after the closing session of the National People's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Li is due to arrive in the Australian capital Canberra on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, on a mission to expand bilateral ties as U.S. President Donald Trump proposes an “America First” overhaul of global trade. Li’s visit to Australia and New Zealand is the first by a Chinese premier in 11 years. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
Chinese premier warns Australia against protectionismChina's premier has warned against protectionism, saying his country planned to close its $50 billion a year deficit with Australia by expanding the trading relationship rather than retreating from it
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A visitor walks by the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the train station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Shares fell in Asia early Wednesday after U.S. stocks took their biggest loss in five months. The sell-off overnight on Wall Street was spurred by obstacles to a health care bill backed by President Donald Trump that also raised questions over prospects for his agenda of boosting growth by cutting taxes and regulations. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Asian shares up as Wall Street steadies, with eye on US voteShares are modestly higher in Asia after Wall Street steadied overnight
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House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., left, confers with House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, during a meeting to shape the final version of the Republican health care bill before it goes to the floor for debate and a vote. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Leaders need votes for health bill on eve of House showdownPresident Donald Trump is dangling possible changes to the health care bill aimed at placating conservatives threatening to torpedo the legislation
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South Korea to inject $2.6 bln into ailing shipyard DaewooSouth Korea will inject 2.9 trillion won ($2.6 billion) into Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. to keep the world's second-largest shipbuilder from going bankrupt
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The House Rules Committee meets to shape the final version of the Republican health care bill before it goes to the floor for debate and a vote, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. From left to right are, House Budget Committee Chair Diane Black, R-Tenn., Rep. John Yarmuth, D-Ky., the Budget Committee ranking member, House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, R-Ore., House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., the ranking member of Ways and Means, and Rep. Frank Pallone, D-N.J., the ranking member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee. At top center on dais are Rules Committee Chairman Pete Sessions, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., the vice chair. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Koch network spending millions to stop GOP health care billThe conservative Koch network is promising to spend millions of dollars to defeat the health care overhaul backed by President Donald Trump and top House Republicans
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Senate votes to block another Obama-era ruleThe Republican-led Senate voted to block an Obama-era rule that critics said would have led to more citations for workplace safety record-keeping violations
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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