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US trade deficit widens slightly to $38.8 billion

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit widened only slightly in August, dragged lower by a modest decline in exports. U.S. farmers sold fewer agricultural products overseas, offsetting the best month of sales for American-made cars on record. The trade deficit grew 0.4 percent in August to $38.8 billion, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. That's up from $38.6 billion in July....