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Smaller US trade gap could lift 2nd-quarter growth

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharp decline in the trade deficit with other nations suggests the U.S. economy grew this spring at a faster pace than previously estimated, helped by a record level of exports. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that the U.S. trade gap fell more than 22 percent in June from May to $34.2 billion. That's lowest level since October 2009. American companies shipped...