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Stocks plunge again; Dow's two-day loss reaches 1,300 points

NEW YORK (AP) - U.S. stocks sank more than 2 percent Thursday, the second day of steep declines around the globe driven by concerns about rising interest rates and trade tensions that could slow economic growth.

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How Trump's China trade war plays out in one Pa. congressional race

Montgomery County's Fourth Congressional District race highlights sharp differences over China. The Republican wants to punish the Chinese with tariffs for years of technology theft while the Democrat calls tariffs dangerous. Her husband's firm imports bicycles from China.

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How Trump's China trade war plays out in one Pa. congressional race

Montgomery County's Fourth Congressional District race highlights sharp differences over China. The Republican wants to punish the Chinese with tariffs for years of technology theft while the Democrat calls tariffs dangerous. Her husband's firm imports bicycles from China.

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China's trade surplus with the United States widened to a record $34.1 billion in September as exports to the American market rose by 13 percent over a year earlier despite a worsening tariff war. Exports to the United States rose to $46.7 billion, down from August's 13.4 percent growth, customs...

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Insurance inequalities must end for mental illness, substance use | Opinion

The goal of parity is to cover every person for every healthcare service needed. However, the law has not been fully implemented and it is not adequately enforced. By Debra L. Wentz For the past seven years, Rachel S. has been investing inordinate amounts of energy and money in her efforts to...

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Nordstrom Rack and other big-name stores sold jewelry with toxic metal

The jewelry was found on shelves at national chains such as Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya, the Associated Press reported. Jewelry with the toxic metal cadmium is showing up on the shelves of national retailers including Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya, according to newly released test results....

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Canceled practice means no comment form Wolves on Butler drama

In a full transcript of his ESPN interview from Wednesday, Butler confirmed he told Tom Thibodeau that he wanted a trade. "We've been talking al summer long."

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Dow drops over 500 points, with stock market extending slide following Wednesday's plunge

The stock market -- after its worst slide in eight months -- remains under pressure Thursday as investors weigh risks of higher interest rates, trade.        

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Dow drops over 500 points, with stock market extending slide following Wednesday's plunge

The stock market -- after its worst slide in eight months -- remains under pressure Thursday as investors weigh risks of higher interest rates, trade.         

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The Absurdity of the Jimmy Butler Mess in Minnesota

The Jimmy Butler saga has dragged on to absurd levels, with practice ploys and pr stunts taking center stage. But while Butler might have taken control of the narrative surrounding his trade request, the truth is no one is winning here. 

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Dow drops 545 points as stock market slide continues

Carnage on Wall Street deepened on Thursday, with the Dow plunging more than 500 points as fears grew that rising trade tensions and interest rates could put a cap on economic growth. The Dow’s drop — which came on the heels of a day-earlier tumble of 831 points, the worst since February —...

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Our trade partnership with Saudi Arabia doesn’t absolve the kingdom of responsibility for its actions.

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Yankees' David Robertson: I'd 'like' to return, but ...

Yankees reliever David Robertson will be a free agent at the end of the 2018 season. So, too, will be Zach Britton. Watch video NEW YORK -- Could David Robertson bolt the Yankees for a bigger payday again? The valued reliever said he likes the idea of being part of the future in the Bronx but...

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U.S. stocks sank more than 2 percent Thursday, the second day of steep declines around the globe driven by concerns about rising interest rates and trade tensions that could slow economic growth. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 545 points after dropping 831 points Wednesday. The two-day...

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What happens next with Jimmy Butler? Here are five scenarios

Welcome to the Thursday edition of The Cooler, where you can’t win without me. Let’s get to it: It’s one of those single-subject days here because, really, what else is there to talk about aside from what transpired with Jimmy Butler on Wednesday? Given everything we know about about...

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Jimmy Butler reportedly held Timberwolves players-only meeting, said he'll play with them

After a tense and awkward practice earlier this week, Butler held a players-only meeting to air how he feels about his trade situation.

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Trump, Xi to meet amid trade war tensions

The White House is moving ahead with plans for President Trump to sit down with China’s leader amid increasing tensions between the two countries over trade during a G-20 summit meeting next month in Argentina, according to a report Thursday. The Trump administration — pushed by Treasury...

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The heads of the World Bank and IMF appealed Thursday to the U.S. and China to cool their dispute over technology policy and play by world trade rules, as tumbling share prices drove home potential perils from a clash between the world's two biggest economies.

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The White House is moving ahead with plans for President Trump to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping at a summit in November, to try to devise a way out of the countries’ trade battle.

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