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AP Exclusive: CEOs got biggest raise since 2013

NEW YORK (AP) -- The typical CEO at the biggest U.S. companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, raking in $11.5 million in salary, stock and other compensation last year, according to a study by executive data firm Equilar for The Associated Press. That's the biggest raise in three years....
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Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts to programs supporting low-income individuals to balance the government's books over the next decade....
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Sony chief promises profitability, but is short on specifics

TOKYO (AP) -- Sony's leader promised a comeback for the Japanese electronics and entertainment company having its best profitability in two decades....
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German business confidence hits 26-year high in May

BERLIN (AP) -- A survey shows that business confidence in Germany has risen to its highest level in 26 years. The strong showing was slightly above economists' expectations....
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Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Uncertainty over the future of health care is growing deeper for millions of Americans who buy their own policies....
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European markets push higher on strong economic news

LONDON (AP) -- European markets were buoyed Tuesday by some further good economic news that helped offset the concerns and anguish stoked by the blast in Manchester, England which killed at least 22 people....
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With catcalls and applause, Cannes debates rise of Netflix

CANNES, France (AP) -- This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in catcalls and applause, and some of the biggest names in cinema staking out their positions....
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Macron tries to sell plan to reform France's labor market

PARIS (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron is holding meetings with unions and business organizations to discuss reforming the country's labor market, which many blame for France's sub-par economic performance over recent years....
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Opinion Poll

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Should the DNC be required to refund Pennsylvania the money paid for staff bonuses and grants awarded to special interests? <More Info>

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96%
No
4%
Total Votes: 6,057

Yesterday's Poll

Should the U.S. withdraw from NATO if other members refuse to commit more to their common defense?

Yes
68%
No
32%
Total Votes: 10,411