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___ CEOs get $800,000 pay raise, leaving workers further behind NEW YORK (AP) — Pay for CEOs at the biggest U.S. companies climbed 7% last year, widening the chasm between the top executives and their workers, whose pay didn't rise as quickly.

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___ Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, and financial markets shook Thursday on the growing realization that the U.S. and China are far from settling a bitter, year-long trade dispute.

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___ US stocks fall on mixed earnings, trade tensions; oil slumps U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday, weighed down by mixed corporate earnings from big retailers and uncertainty over the trade spat between the U.S. and China.