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Men stand in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street sank on worries the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 28, 2017 - 1:38 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street sank on worries that the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1 percent to 19,174.56 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng advanced 0.5 percent to 24,317.93. The...
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March 28, 2017 - 1:03 am
TRUMP-RUSSIA-PROBE UPDATE: Intelligence breakdown WASHINGTON (AP) — The ranking Democrat on the House intelligence committee says the panel's chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs), should step away from the investigation of Russian interference in the election and ties between the Trump campaign...
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March 27, 2017 - 11:38 pm
TRUMP-RUSSIA-PROBE Dem calls on House intel chair to recuse himself WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says Chairman Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs) should recuse himself from heading the lawmakers' investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and ties...
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Specialists Glenn Carell, right, and James Denaro work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday, March 27, 2017. Banks and industrial companies are leading stocks lower on Wall Street in early trading. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 27, 2017 - 11:24 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street sank on worries the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 gained 1 percent to 19,175.48 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng advanced 0.5 percent to 24,308.32. The Shanghai...
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March 27, 2017 - 10:54 pm
TRUMP-RUSSIA-PROBE Dem calls on House intel chair to recuse himself WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says Chairman Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs) should recuse himself from heading the lawmakers' investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and ties...
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March 27, 2017 - 7:59 pm
TRUMP-RUSSIA-PROTESTS White House calls on Russia to release protesters WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is calling on Russia to immediately release all peaceful protesters arrested over the weekend during a large anti-government demonstration. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the U.S...
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March 27, 2017 - 11:40 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Monday reduced the tax rate for Saudi Aramco as plans move forward to publicly list shares of the state-owned oil giant. The new code, rolled out by royal decree from King Salman, taxes Aramco at 50 percent on income retroactively starting Jan. 1. Aramco...
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March 27, 2017 - 10:14 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia has announced a new tax code for oil and gas producers amid plans to publicly list shares of state-oil giant Saudi Aramco. The new code, rolled out by royal decree from King Salman, taxes Aramco at 50 percent on income retroactively starting Jan. 1. The...
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March 26, 2017 - 7:17 am
KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Russia's energy minister says there's "94 percent" compliance on a six-month oil production cut among OPEC members and non-cartel nations, as well as discussions about continuing the cuts to boost crude prices. Alexander Novak made the comments Sunday in Kuwait at a compliance...
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March 25, 2017 - 4:58 pm
SEVERE WEATHER Storm destroys church as threat continues in Midwest, South RINGGOLD, La. (AP) — Authorities say an apparent tornado demolished a church as a large system of storms threatened several states across the South and Midwest. The Bienville Parish Sheriff's Office said on Saturday that the...
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