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US factory orders tumbled 3.3 percent in July

FILE - In this May 25, 2017, file photo, an employee works on a factory floor at a Stihl Inc. production plant in Virginia Beach, Va. On Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. factory orders for July. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File) Source: The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders at U.S. factories tumbled in July, dragged down by a sharp fall in orders for civilian aircraft.

The Commerce Department said Tuesday that

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