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Trumps plot big hotel expansion, but political problems loom
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Trumps plot big hotel expansion, but political problems loom

(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). In this Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, photo, Trump Hotels CEO Eric Danziger poses for a portrait in his office at Trump Tower in...

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Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow
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Chicago has biggest population dip as southern states grow

By SOPHIA TAREEN and LAURIE KELLMANAssociated Press CHICAGO (AP)- The last straw that convinced Chicago native Marissa Marshall it was time to move...

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Feds: Trump DC hotel not in violation of government lease
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Feds: Trump DC hotel not in violation of government lease

(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File). FILE- In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. The federal agency overseeing...

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US new home sales rise despite higher mortgage rates
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US new home sales rise despite higher mortgage rates

By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and JOSH BOAKAP Economics Writers WASHINGTON (AP)- Americans responded to higher mortgage rates by snapping up new homes...

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Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future
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Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, shoppers walk into a Sears store in Pittsburgh. Sears said that...

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Sears, once a stalwart, has
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Sears, once a stalwart, has "substantial doubt" about future

Hard times for Sears as retailer notes doubt about future (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, file photo,...

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US home sales slowed in February after January surge
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US home sales slowed in February after January surge

WASHINGTON (AP)- Americans retreated from buying homes in February, a pullback after sales in January had surged to the fastest pace in a decade....

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Sears has
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Sears has "substantial doubt" about its future

(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File). FILE- In this Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, file photo, shoppers walk into a Sears store in Pittsburgh. Sears said that...

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Guardian of Rockefeller fortune, philanthropy dies at 101
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Guardian of Rockefeller fortune, philanthropy dies at 101

NEW YORK (AP)- David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great...

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David Rockefeller, last of generation in family, dies at 101
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David Rockefeller, last of generation in family, dies at 101

NEW YORK (AP)- David Rockefeller was the last of his generation in a famous American family that taught its children that wealth brings great...

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Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at age 101
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Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller dies at age 101

NEW YORK (AP)- David Rockefeller, the billionaire businessman and philanthropist who was the last in his generation of one of the country's most...

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Big box stores gird for battle with Wisconsin cities
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Big box stores gird for battle with Wisconsin cities

MADISON, Wis. (AP)- A battle pitting big-box retail giants including Menards and Wal-Mart against Wisconsin towns and cities is headed to the...

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US housing starts rose in Feb., led by single-family homes
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US housing starts rose in Feb., led by single-family homes

(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017, photo, new home construction is underway in a housing plan in Zelienople, Pa. On...

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Americans spent slightly more at retail stores last month
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Americans spent slightly more at retail stores last month

WASHINGTON (AP)- Americans spent only slightly more last month at retail stores compared with January, a sign of consumer caution despite rising...

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Raphael Bostic tapped to head Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank
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Raphael Bostic tapped to head Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank

WASHINGTON (AP)- Raphael W. Bostic, a former Obama administration housing official, has been selected as the new president of Federal Reserve Bank...

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RadioShack files for second bankruptcy in 2 years
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RadioShack files for second bankruptcy in 2 years

(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File). FILE- This Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 file photo shows a RadioShack store in Dallas. Troubled electronics retailer...

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RadioShack files for bankruptcy for second time in 2 years
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RadioShack files for bankruptcy for second time in 2 years

(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File). FILE- This Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015 file photo shows a RadioShack store in Dallas. Troubled electronics retailer...

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Ivanka Trump rents house from foreign billionaire suing US
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Ivanka Trump rents house from foreign billionaire suing US

WASHINGTON (AP)- President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law are renting a house from a foreign billionaire who is fighting the U.S....

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Venice Beach neighbors protest Snapchat owner
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Venice Beach neighbors protest Snapchat owner

(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). As Snap Inc. initial public offering shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 2, 2017,...

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Ex-Trump rival Ben Carson wins Senate OK as housing chief
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Ex-Trump rival Ben Carson wins Senate OK as housing chief

(AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File). FILE- In this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo, Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson testifies on...

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Next up in the Senate: Ben Carson, slated for HUD vote
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Next up in the Senate: Ben Carson, slated for HUD vote

(AP Photo/Zach Gibson, File). FILE- In this Jan. 12, 2017, file photo, Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson testifies on...

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Target rattles Wall Street with weak quarter, outlook
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Target rattles Wall Street with weak quarter, outlook

Target pledges to reinvest in business after weak quarter (AP Photo/Alan Diaz). This Wednesday, June 29, 2016, photo, shows a Target store in...

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Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in January
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Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in January

WASHINGTON (AP)- Fewer Americans signed contracts to purchase homes last month as rising prices, higher mortgage rates and a dwindling supply of...

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J.C. Penney to shut 130-plus stores, offer early retirements
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J.C. Penney to shut 130-plus stores, offer early retirements

(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). FILE- In this Aug. 16, 2005 file photo, customers walk out of a J.C. Penny department store in Dallas. J.C. Penney said...

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US new-home sales rise in sign of housing market health
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US new-home sales rise in sign of housing market health

WASHINGTON (AP)- Americans bought more new homes in January after a steep fall-off the previous month, a sign the housing market is healthy despite...

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Nordstrom reports better-than-expected quarterly profit
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Nordstrom reports better-than-expected quarterly profit

By The Associated PressNordstrom Inc., the department store recently scolded by President Donald Trump, reported a better-than-expected quarterly...

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Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade
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Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade

WASHINGTON (AP)- Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007. That has set off...

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Wal-Mart keeps working to make inroads against Amazon
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Wal-Mart keeps working to make inroads against Amazon

NEW YORK (AP)- The nation's largest retailer keeps working to make headway against the largest online seller. Wal-Mart drew more shoppers to its...

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'Day Without Immigrants': Protest closes restaurants in US
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'Day Without Immigrants': Protest closes restaurants in US

PHILADELPHIA (AP)- The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine restaurants in New York, San Francisco and the nation's...

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'Day Without Immigrants' protest closes many US restaurants
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'Day Without Immigrants' protest closes many US restaurants

'Day Without Immigrants': Protest closes restaurants in US PHILADELPHIA (AP)- The heart of Philadelphia's Italian Market was uncommonly quiet. Fine...

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