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Nearing 100 days, Trump says his presidency is 'different'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For nearly 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions....



Justices turn away GM appeal over ignition switches
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Supreme Court on Monday turned away an appeal from General Motors Co. seeking to block dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignition switches that one plaintiffs' attorney said could expose the company to billions of dollars in additional claims....



Sheryl Sandberg's new book a tale of grief, resilience
NEW YORK (AP) -- Though perhaps best known as Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing in Mexico, she added "widow" to the list....



French stocks soar to near-decade highs as Macron
LONDON (AP) -- As relief rallies go, this is as good as they come....



Vive le rally: Global markets soar after French election
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks joined a worldwide rally Monday after results from the first round of France's presidential election raised expectations that the European Union will hold together. A candidate seen as pro-business won the most votes Sunday, and many investors expect him to win a runoff against the remaining anti-EU candidate, which is set for May 7....



Farmers fear losing immigrant workers under Trump crackdown
SALEM, Ore. (AP) -- The head of Bethel Heights Vineyard looked out over the 100 acres of vines her crew of 20 Mexicans had just finished pruning, worried about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its crackdown on immigrants....



Qatar Airways sees 'manageable' decline in flights to US
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The CEO of one of the Middle East's largest carriers said Monday passenger numbers to the United States have dipped slightly over fears by some Muslim passengers that their visas may be rejected upon arrival, but expressed confidence in President Donald Trump as a "very good businessman."...



Survey of economists finds optimism about growth prospects
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Business economists are generally optimistic about the U.S. economy with most expecting stronger growth than last year's poor performance....



Luxury shoe brand Jimmy Choo goes up for sale
LONDON (AP) -- Shares in Jimmy Choo have leapt 11 percent after its board put the luxury shoe brand up for sale....



Report: Companies not complying with Bangladesh garment plan
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Dozens of global clothing companies are not complying with a plan to ensure better safety in Bangladesh garment factories following the deadly collapse of a building four years ago, a rights group said Monday....