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U.S. stock futures, dollar fall on rising concerns over Trump

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By Hideyuki SanoTOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. share futures and the dollar tumbled on Wednesday on worries about more U.S. political turmoil after media reports said President Donald Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end a probe into Trump's former national security advisor.The reports raised questions over whether obstruction of justice charges could be laid against Trump, weakening confidence in the U.S. president's ability to push through an aggressive stimulus programme that investors had been banking on since his election in November.S&P 500 mini futures, the world's most liquid ...

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First Published: Wed, May 17 2017. 12:01 IST
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