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FILE - This Jan. 4, 2010, file photo shows an historic marker on Wall Street in New York. U.S. stocks continued to skid early Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, as industrial companies fell after a weak report from farm equipment giant Deere. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
August 18, 2017 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly higher Friday after they wiped away an early loss. Energy companies are rising with oil prices and banks are up in tandem with bond yields and interest rates. Technology companies are up as well, but sporting goods makers and retailers continue to take sharp...
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Venezuelan Constitutional assembly delegate and Leader of Venezuela's ruling socialist party Diosdado Cabello, center, and fellow delegate Pedro Carreno, left, leaf over their papers as they leave the General Prosecutors office in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Cabello is alleging that the husband and close aides of ousted chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega ran a multi million dollar extortion ring. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 17, 2017 - 1:21 pm
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's high court issued an arrest order for the ousted chief prosecutor's husband Thursday after authorities accused him of running a $6 million extortion ring, a ruling promptly denounced by government critics as a move aimed at silencing opponents of President...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, tracking gains overnight on Wall Street. The Nikkei index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 17, 2017 - 4:23 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in narrow trading Thursday, with European benchmarks falling back after recent gains. Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar, despite the release of upbeat trade data for July. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX edged 0.1 percent...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, tracking gains overnight on Wall Street. The Nikkei index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 17, 2017 - 4:21 am
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in narrow trading Thursday, with European benchmarks falling back after recent gains. Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar, despite the release of upbeat trade data for July. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX edged 0.1 percent...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, tracking gains overnight on Wall Street. The Nikkei index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 17, 2017 - 3:28 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares meandered Thursday in narrow trading following subdued gains on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar, despite the release of upbeat trade data for July. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1 percent lower...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, tracking gains overnight on Wall Street. The Nikkei index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 17, 2017 - 12:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday in narrow trading, tracking gains overnight on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1 percent lower to 19,718.09. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, tracking gains overnight on Wall Street. The Nikkei index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 17, 2017 - 12:05 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday in narrow trading, tracking gains overnight on Wall Street. Japan's Nikkei 225 index slipped as the yen strengthened against the U.S. dollar. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index edged 0.1 percent lower to 19,718.09. Hong Kong's Hang Seng was...
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August 16, 2017 - 8:50 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan reports it saw strong growth in both exports and imports in July reflecting a recovery in demand in China, Southeast Asia and the U.S. The data released Thursday showed exports rose more than 13 percent from a year earlier to 6.5 trillion yen ($59 billion) while imports jumped 16...
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August 16, 2017 - 5:58 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia official has ordered a supplier of pressurized gasses to pay $302,500 in civil penalties after a sheriff's deputy died from inhaling liquid nitrogen that leaked from one of its tanks. Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said Wednesday that...
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Trader Michael Capolino works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street following some encouraging results from retailers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
August 16, 2017 - 4:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose slightly Wednesday as Urban Outfitters and Target helped retailers rally. That was enough to cancel out more losses for energy companies. Urban Outfitters and Target did better in the second quarter than analysts expected, and Target raised its forecasts for the...
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