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Top economies drop no-protectionism vow

G-20 finance leaders yield to U.S. pressure

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Photographs by AP/FRANZISKA KRAUFMANN

Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen speaks with Mark Carney (left), governor of the Bank of England, and Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, during the G-20 finance ministers meeting Saturday in Baden-Baden, Germany.

The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism after push-back from President Donald Trump's administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit American companies and workers.

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