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• A day after President Trump told Fox News Puerto Rico’s debt would be wiped out, which sent bond prices plummeting, his budget director, Mick Mulvaney, told CNN not to take the president’s statement “word for word.”

• Canadian grocer Metro agreed to buy pharmacy chain Jean Coutu for $3.6b

• Secretary of State Rex Tillerson deflected rumors that he’d called Trump a “moron” and intended

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