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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 3, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after a Japanese manufacturing indicator showed conditions improving, a glimmer of upbeat news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after a resounding defeat of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo municipal elections on Sunday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 03, 2017 - 8:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets rose Monday after a survey showed Japan's manufacturing outlook improving and as oil prices continued to recover from a recent slide. Trading was thin, however, due to a holiday in the U.S. on Tuesday. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC-40 gained 1 percent to 5,172 and...
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 3, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after a Japanese manufacturing indicator showed conditions improving, a glimmer of upbeat news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after a resounding defeat of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo municipal elections on Sunday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 03, 2017 - 5:17 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks rose Monday after a surveyed showed Japan's manufacturing outlook improving. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC-40 rose 0.8 percent to 5,164.01 and Germany's DAX added 0.6 percent to 12,402.15. London's FTSE 100 advanced 0.5 percent to 7,346.91. On Friday, the DAX and CAC-40...
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 3, 2017. Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after a Japanese manufacturing indicator showed conditions improving, a glimmer of upbeat news for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe after a resounding defeat of his ruling Liberal Democratic Party in Tokyo municipal elections on Sunday. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 03, 2017 - 1:47 am
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Monday after a surveyed showed Japan's manufacturing outlook improving and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's party was defeated in Tokyo municipal elections. KEEPING SCORE: Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.3 percent to 20,089.03 and Sydney's S&P-ASX 200...
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FILE- In this June 28, 2017, file photo, protesters holds signs as they gather for a demonstration on the University of Cincinnati campus demanding that a white former police officer be tried a third time in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist in Cincinnati. As cities and towns host July 4th parades and fireworks shows, some minority residents are expressing mixed feelings about the holiday used to reaffirm the country's founding based on equality and civil liberties. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
July 02, 2017 - 3:49 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As many in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, some minorities have mixed feelings about the revelry of fireworks and parades in an atmosphere of tension on several fronts. How do you celebrate during what some people of color consider troubling times?...
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FILE - In this Thursday Jan. 6, 2011 file photo, a traditional dhow floats in the Corniche Bay of Doha, Qatar, with tall buildings of the financial district in the background. Qatar likely faces a deadline this weekend to comply with a list of demands issued to it by Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties to the energy-rich country, though its leaders already have dismissed the ultimatum. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das, File)
July 02, 2017 - 2:40 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar likely faces a deadline this weekend to comply with a list of demands issued by Arab nations that have cut diplomatic ties to the energy-rich country, though its leaders already have dismissed the ultimatum. Here's a look at the ongoing crisis, the worst to...
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July 01, 2017 - 3:13 pm
HELENA, Okla. (AP) — An earthquake has shaken part of northwestern Oklahoma. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 6:50 a.m. Saturday more than 10 miles (16 kilometers) northeast of Helena in Alfalfa County. The earthquake was recorded at a depth of about 3...
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July 01, 2017 - 10:04 am
PARIS (AP) — An oil tanker and a large cargo ship collided Saturday in the Dover Strait between Britain and France but no casualties or pollution from the accident have been reported so far, French authorities say. The local Maritime Prefecture said the collision between the two Honk Kong-flagged...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 30, 2017 - 5:10 pm
Wall Street closed out the final day of the second quarter with slight gains after a broad rally faded in the last few minutes of trading Friday. The Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor's 500 index eked out tiny gains, while the Nasdaq composite closed essentially flat...
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President Donald Trump speaks at the Department of Energy in Washington, Thursday, June 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 30, 2017 - 4:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — And then there was one. The five-member commission that oversees natural gas pipelines and other energy projects is down to a single commissioner as one of the panel's two remaining members is stepping down. The departure Friday of Democrat Colette Honorable from the Federal...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 13, 2015, file photo, the American flag flies above the Wall Street entrance to the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stocks are mixed early Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, as health care companies including Biogen and Celgene rise, but airlines continue to take steep losses as investors worry about rising costs and the possibility of falling fares. The dollar is weakening further as the U.S. currency remains at three-year lows. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 30, 2017 - 3:10 pm
U.S. stock indexes edged higher in afternoon trading Friday, recovering some of their losses from a day earlier. Industrial stocks and consumer-focused companies led the gainers. Energy companies also rose as crude oil prices headed higher. Real estate and banks lagged. Investors were sizing up the...
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