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August 7, 2018

Here are AP Business News’ latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s coverage, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org.

TOP STORIES:

FAA-CONGRESS — Congress is considering a sweeping tally of proposals that could affect travelers, from dictating seat size and legroom to rolling back rules that require airlines to advertise the full price of a ticket. By David Koenig. UPCOMING: 800 words, photo at 6 a.m.

CHINA TARIFFS-TECHNOLOGY — The price of headphones, speakers, high-tech lighting, and smart watches could all go up if the Trump administration’s trade war with China continues. It remains unclear exactly how much prices might go up, since some of the duties on Chinese products are still pending. Some large technology companies might also absorb the extra costs in order to keep prices low. By Michael Liedtke and Eleni Gill. UPCOMING: 1,000 words, photos by 10 a.m.

MARKETS & ECONOMY:

FINANCIAL MARKETS — A report on global markets, starting in Asia and updated through the close of trading on Wall Street.

JOB OPENINGS — The Labor Department reports on job openings and labor turnover for June. By Christopher Rugaber. UPCOMING: 130 words after release of report at 10 a.m. 350 words by 11:15 a.m., photo.

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