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GDP numbers out Wednesday show the U.S. economy lost some steam in the third quarter. President Trump is banking on a strong economy as his ticket to a second term. William Deshazer/Reuters hide caption

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Economy

As Growth Slows, The Economy Is Falling Short Of Trump's Target

GDP numbers out Wednesday show the U.S. economy lost some steam in the third quarter. President Trump is banking on a strong economy as his ticket to a second term.

Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Czech Republic President Milos Zeman shake hands in Prague in March 2016. For years, the Czech Republic kept its distance from Beijing. But this changed when Zeman, a populist, took office in 2013. Petr David Josek/AP hide caption

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Czech-Chinese Ties Strained As Prague Stands Up To Beijing

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Bill Conway (left) and Matt Saincome (right) collected their favorite articles from their satirical website The Hard Times for a new book. Stefan Vleming/Courtesy of the authors hide caption

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The Satire Continues With 'The Hard Times: The First 40 Years'

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GDP numbers out Wednesday show the U.S. economy lost some steam in the third quarter. President Trump is banking on a strong economy as his ticket to a second term. William Deshazer/Reuters hide caption

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As Growth Slows To 1.9%, The Economy Is Falling Short Of Trump's Target

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NCAA Athletes And Money

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