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Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump

WASHINGTON — 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.
Tesla shares bounce on leaked memo about rising sales

Tesla shares bounce on leaked memo about rising sales

Shares of Tesla, suffering one of the worst stretches in company history, rebounded Thursday after CEO Elon Musk told employees that orders are up. The company's stock closed up 1.4% to $195.49 on a volatile day that started out with a loss.
Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot

Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot

WILMINGTON, Del. — An inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage was acquitted of all charges Thursday and will soon be freed.
Strong showing for pro-EU parties in Dutch EU vote

Strong showing for pro-EU parties in Dutch EU vote

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Pro-European Dutch parties were predicted Thursday to win most of the country's seats in the European Parliament, with right-wing populist opponents of the European Union managing to take only four of the nation's 26 seats.

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed

CHICAGO — A judge in Chicago ordered the file in Jussie Smollett's criminal case unsealed Thursday, saying the actor's actions did not appear to be those of someone seeking to maintain his privacy.
Michael Jackson's estate and former manager settle lawsuit

Michael Jackson's estate and former manager settle lawsuit

LOS ANGELES — A years-long lawsuit between Michael Jackson's estate and one of the superstar's former managers has been settled, ending one of the final legal fights over the King of Pop's assets.

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic

HOMER GLEN, Ill. — Wearing a black shirt with "Fight for your happiness" on the front and "Sick not weak" on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his wife makes a cappuccino nearby and their oldest daughter scampers around the kitchen.

Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub

MARLBOROUGH, Mass. — Whoever broke into a Massachusetts man's home last week didn't take a thing. They did, however, leave the house spotless.