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Trump cutting hundreds of planned regulations

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has withdrawn or delayed 860 proposed regulations in its first five months, the beginnings of a regulatory overhaul meant to bolster economic growth. Federal agencies have [Read entire story]

US retail sales fall for 2nd month as consumers pull back

WASHINGTON — Americans curtailed their shopping in June, with less spending at restaurants, department stores and gas stations. The spending cuts came despite a healthy job market and suggests that economic growth [Read entire story]

US economic growth in 1st quarter upgraded to 1.4 percent

The Commerce Department said Thursday that gross domestic product, the broadest measure of economic health, grew at an annual rate of 1.4 percent in the first quarter — better than a previous estimate of 1.2 percent [Read entire story]