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Women stand in the rain in front of an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, May 25, 2017. Shares in Asia are higher after an overnight advance on Wall Street spurred by the latest meeting minutes from the Federal Reserve. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 25, 2017 - 5:43 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Most world stock markets rose Thursday as investors assessed the Federal Reserve's latest meeting minutes, while crude oil's rally fizzled out ahead of an OPEC meeting on production. KEEPING SCORE: Most European benchmarks climbed after an early wobble. France's CAC 40 added 0.3...
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FILE -- In this Nov. 1, 2006 file photo, a Qatari employee of Al Jazeera Arabic language TV news channel walks past the logo of Al Jazeera in Doha, Qatar. Hackers allegedly broke into the website of Qatar's state-run news agency and published a fake story quoting the ruling emir, authorities there said Wednesday, May 24, 2017, as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates responded by blocking Qatari media, including broadcaster Al-Jazeera. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
May 25, 2017 - 1:56 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Bahrain and Egypt on Thursday apparently joined Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates in blocking access to websites run by the pan-Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera, part of a growing regional dispute with Qatar after an alleged hack of its state-run news...
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U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands at the Israel Museum, in Jerusalem, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
May 24, 2017 - 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Donald Trump tells it, Iran would be a collapsed state by now if only the Obama administration had refused the 2015 deal that eased economic sanctions in return for a freeze on Iranian nuclear development. This starved-into-submission scenario, however, doesn't fit...
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May 24, 2017 - 3:02 am
BEIJING (AP) — China is shutting down its only undersea coal mine, state-run newspapers reported Wednesday, as the government struggles to rein in rising production that threatens to frustrate a planned shift to cleaner-burning fuels. The Beizao coal mine in Shandong Province will shut down in...
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May 23, 2017 - 1:21 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A botulism outbreak linked to contaminated nacho-cheese dip sold at a Northern California gas station has killed one man and left at least nine other people hospitalized, health officials said Monday. The San Francisco County coroner's office identified the dead man as...
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May 22, 2017 - 2:29 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Dakota Access pipeline system leaked more than 100 gallons (380 liters) of oil in two separate incidents in North Dakota in March as crews prepared the pipeline for operation. They're the $3.8 billion pipeline's second and third known leaks. A state Health Department...
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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)
May 22, 2017 - 12:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Monday as software and chip makers and other technology companies climb. Defense contractors are also rising as the market bounces back from a turbulent week. Ford is up after it replaced CEO Mark Fields. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
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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)
May 22, 2017 - 11:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Monday as the market bounces back from a turbulent week. Defense contractors are making gains and technology and consumer-focused companies are also rising. Ford is up after it replaced CEO Mark Fields, while chemicals maker Huntsman is rising after it agreed...
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People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 22, 2017. Asian stocks rose Monday, cheered by the latest rally on Wall Street and relative quiet in U.S. politics as President Donald Trump began his first official trip overseas as president. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
May 22, 2017 - 4:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed on Monday, with Asian markets cheered by the latest rally on Wall Street and relative quiet in U.S. politics while benchmarks in Europe mostly drifted lower in early trading. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC was down 0.1 percent in early trading at 5,317.51. Germany...
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In a Friday, May 19, 2017 photo, Oklahoma state Rep. Jason Dunnington, D-Oklahoma City, asks a question during a oint Committee on Appropriations and Budget committee meeting in Oklahoma City. After back-to-back midyear budget cuts, two elementary schools in Democratic state Rep. Jason Dunnington's urban Oklahoma City district can no longer afford to pay for art teachers. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 21, 2017 - 12:39 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma state budget has been cut so deeply that two elementary schools in state Rep. Jason Dunnington's district can no longer afford to pay for art teachers. A hospital is struggling after lawmakers axed a fund for uncompensated care. Beyond the cuts, the situation has...
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