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AP FACT CHECK: Budget chief slams Obama growth forecastAP FACT CHECK: Budget chief glosses over differences in Obama and Trump economies as he slams previous administration on growth forecasts
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In this photo taken Tuesday, May 23, 2017, a worker install light bulbs at a cafe undergoing renovation in Beijing, China. Credit rating agency Moody's has cut its credit rating for China on Wednesday, May 24, 2017, citing slowing economic growth and rising debt that it says will erode the country's financial strength. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Moody's cuts China credit rating over rising debtThe Moody's ratings agency has cut its credit rating for China due to the country's surging debt, prompting a protest by Beijing and highlighting its challenges in overhauling a slowing economy
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Go player Ke Jie of China, third from right, and other participants place pieces on a checkered cube during the opening ceremony of the Future of Go Summit in Wuzhen in eastern China's Zhejiang Province, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Ke Jie, the world's top-ranked Go player, started a three-round showdown on Tuesday against Google's artificial intelligence program, AlphaGo, which beat a South Korean Go master in a five-round showdown last year. (AP Photo/Peng Peng)
China blocks online broadcast of computer go matchCensors blocked China's internet users from seeing Google's online broadcast of a national go champion's game against a computer
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Chinese stocks sank Wednesday after Moody's cut the country's debt rating and other Asian markets rose following Wall Street's advance. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Markets brush aside China rating downgradeGlobal stock markets traded in narrow ranges Wednesday, with investors brushing aside Moody's decision to cut China's debt rating
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OPEC likely to extend output cuts into next yearOPEC oil ministers will likely decide to prolong production cuts in an effort to support prices, when they meet Thursday. But even a slight rise in value per barrel will fuel further U.S. shale production, meaning more and cheaper oil down the road.
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This photo combination of images shows the 10 highest paid women CEOs in 2016, according to a study carried out by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Top row, from left: IBM CEO Virginia Rometty; Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer; PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi; General Motors CEO Mary Barra, and General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic. Bottom row, from left: Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson; Mondelez International CEO Irene Rosenfeld; Duke Energy CEO Lynn Good; Mylan CEO Heather Bresch; and Reynolds American CEO Susan Cameron. (AP Photo)
Women CEOs earned more last year, but few were in top jobWomen CEOs earned big bucks last year, but there's still very few of them running America's largest companies.
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A boy walks past a Proton showroom at Kepong in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Chinese automaker Geely has agreed to buy a 49.9 percent stake in Malaysian manufacturer Proton, in a deal aimed at reviving the loss-making company. (AP Photo/Daniel Chan)
China's Geely buys stakes in Malaysia's Proton, LotusThe Chinese owner of Sweden's Volvo Cars is expanding its presence in Southeast Asia with an agreement to buy 49.9 percent of Malaysian automaker Proton
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. arrives for a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, costCongressional Republicans are about to learn more about whether their drive to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law has been worth the political pain they've been experiencing
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Eric Ueland, Republican staff director, Senate Budget Committee holds a copy of President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 federal budget, before distributing them to congressional staffers on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety netAs a candidate Donald Trump promised to improve health care, but as president his first full budget calls for deep cuts to popular safety net insurance programs
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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