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Derided by critics, trickle-down economics gets another try
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Does money roll downhill?...

Shares of online styling service Stitch Fix has flat debut
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stitch Fix, an online clothing styling service, had a lackluster first day on the stock market Friday....

Report shows Takata recall still moving slowly
DETROIT (AP) -- A new report on recalls of potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators shows that automakers have replaced only 43 percent of the faulty parts even though recalls have been under way for more than 15 years....

Retailers rise again, but tech leads other US stocks lower
NEW YORK (AP) -- Retailers and smaller U.S. companies jumped again Friday as they continued to report strong third-quarter results, but technology companies and other big U.S. corporations couldn't add to the previous day's gains....

US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Construction of new homes climbed 13.7 percent in October, the biggest jump in a year as builders broke ground on more apartments and single-family houses....

VA exploring idea of merging health system with Pentagon
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As part of its effort to expand private health care, the Department of Veterans Affairs is exploring the possibility of merging its health system with the Pentagon's, a cost-saving measure that veterans groups say could threaten the viability of VA hospitals and clinics....

California's legal pot countdown: What's coming by Jan. 1
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- California has published the rules that will govern its legal marijuana economy in 2018, giving businesses and consumers a glimpse into the future....

EU leaders warn broadening of Brexit talks could be in doubt
GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) -- European Union leaders warned Britain on Friday that it must do much more to convince them that Brexit talks should be broadened to cover future relations and trade from next month onward....

Defense lawyer calls witness at FIFA bribery trial 'liar'
NEW YORK (AP) -- A lawyer for one of three South American soccer officials charged in the FIFA bribery scandal labeled a key witness at their U.S. trial a "serial liar" on Friday over accusations that his client used hand gestures in court to threaten the witness....

Jobless rates fell in 12 US states, hit record lows in 3
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Unemployment rates fell to record lows in Alabama, Hawaii and Texas last month, and dropped in nine other U.S. states....

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