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Q&A: Who'd gain from a Trump border wall? Hint: Not Mexico
(Jason Hoekema - The Brownsville Herald via AP)
By ALEX VEIGA
From Associated Press
March 27, 2017 4:29 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a billionaire developer, Donald Trump built casinos, luxe condo towers and lush golf courses. Now, as president, Trump aims to develop perhaps his most ambitious and surely his most contentious project yet: A wall along the nearly 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border.
NEW YORK (AP) — Worries that Washington may not be able to help businesses as much as once thought knocked stock indexes down hard early Monday, but they clawed back most of their losses and ended the day mixed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's largest manufacturer of civilian drones is proposing that the craft continually transmit identification information to help government security agencies and law enforcement figure out which might belong to rogue operators.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The operator of Dubai's largest mall said Monday it made an $880-million offer to purchase the Middle East's biggest online retailer Souq.com, adding new corporate intrigue to the website's rumored sale to Amazon.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law has volunteered to answer questions before the Senate Intelligence Committee about arranging meetings with the Russian ambassador and other officials, the White House confirmed Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hoping to drive his priorities forward following the crumbling of the Republican health care bill but GOP finger-pointing is rampant, underscoring how tough it will be to produce the unity the party will need.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from record companies that want to pursue copyright infringement claims against music site Vimeo for hosting unauthorized recordings from the Beatles, Elvis Presley and other classic artists.
LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump's failure to reform U.S. health care, his first legislative setback since entering the White House in January, weighed on global stock markets Monday, with many investors cautious about his ability to deliver on other campaign promises, such as tax cuts and big infrastructure spending.
PARIS (AP) — French Guiana faced a nationwide strike Monday over crime and economic difficulties, amid protests that have paralyzed the French territory in South America, halted flights and a rocket launch and prompted a U.S.
LONDON (AP) — Tim Barlow pushes a green stamp onto the edge of an unfinished plate, leaving behind the words "Made in England." It's still a piece of unglazed gray clay, a far cry from the gleaming decorated disc of Wedgwood Jasperware it will become, but Barlow and his employers are betting those words will be a selling point as Britain begins the process of leaving the European Union.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found.