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NEW YORK | Technology companies lead US stock indexes higher

NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are rising Thursday as technology companies like Apple resume their upward march. Software company CA is soaring after chipmaker Broadcom agreed to buy it for $18.9 billion. Health care and industrial companies are also climbing as the market recovers much of the previous day’s losses. KEEPING SCORE: The S&P 500 index … Continue reading NEW YORK | Technology companies lead US stock indexes higher

BRUSSELS | Trump says NATO members have agreed to spending increases

BRUSSELS — President Donald Trump on Thursday reaffirmed his commitment to the NATO alliance after he said member nations caved to his demands by making significant pledges to increasing defense spending. “The United States’ commitment to NATO remains very strong,” Trump told reporters at a surprise news conference following an emergency session of NATO members … Continue reading BRUSSELS | Trump says NATO members have agreed to spending increases

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s trouble with numbers

WASHINGTON/March 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump has a creative approach to numbers. Whether he’s talking about a half dozen or a half trillion, he tends to make them what he wants them to be. So it was at a political rally on the weekend following days of rhetoric on many fronts. A look … Continue reading AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s trouble with numbers

The Latest: Polish leader pushes European defense spending

MUNICH /February 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Poland’s prime minister says European nations need to beef up military spending rather than be content to continue a heavy reliance on the U.S. Poland is one of just five NATO members that already spends the recommended 2 … Continue reading The Latest: Polish leader pushes European defense spending