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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Asian shares fell muted trading Monday, ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
November 20, 2017 - 3:40 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly lower in muted trading Monday ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S., as gloom carried over from Friday's retreat on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 fell 0.1 percent in early trading to 5,312.37, while Germany's DAX lost 0.3 percent to 12,...
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In this March 24, 2017, photo, workers stand at a seaside construction site with the pier of a container terminal in the background in Tokyo. Japan's trade surplus fell more than 40 percent in October from a year earlier, despite strong growth in exports to China, the U.S. and the EU, as costs for imports of oil, gas and coal surged. Customs figures released Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, showed imports rose almost 19 percent from the same month a year earlier in October to 6.41 trillion yen ($57 billion) while exports were up 14 percent at 6.7 trillion yen ($59 billion). (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 19, 2017 - 11:23 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's exports grew 14 percent over a year earlier in October on strong demand for vehicles, electronics and machinery. However, customs data released Monday showed even faster growth in imports of oil, gas and coal that caused the trade surplus to fall more than 40 percent from the...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. Asian shares fell muted trading Monday, ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
November 19, 2017 - 10:02 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell in muted trading Monday ahead of the Thanksgiving holidays in the U.S., as gloom carried over from Friday's retreat on Wall Street. Japan reported its exports rose 14 percent in October from a year earlier on strong demand from China and the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Japan'...
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White House adviser Ivanka Trump and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speak in Bayville, N.J., Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, about tax overhaul, where they promised legislation moving through Congress would simplify the tax code and ease burdens on taxpayers. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
November 19, 2017 - 10:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) says he's been having "very good discussions" with Republican senators who oppose or have concerns about tax-cut legislation expected to be voted on after Thanksgiving. Mnuchin tells "Fox News Sunday" that he wants to make sure the...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2017 file photo, is One Canada Square house, center, that hosts the offices of the European Banking Authority EBA, headquarters in London. Brexit is still well over year away but two cities on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 will already be celebrating Britain's departure from the European Union. Two major EU agencies currently in London will be given a new home to move to and the two prizes are hotly fought over by most of the other 27 nations. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
November 19, 2017 - 5:30 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Brexit is still well over year away but two European cities on Monday will already be celebrating Britain's departure from the European Union. Two major EU agencies now in London — the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority — must move to a new EU city because...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 file photo, Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., speaks during a legislative summit featuring Nebraska's elected Congressional and House officials, in Ashland, Neb. Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year's elections. The Nebraska Republican, who addressed an evangelical conservative group Saturday night, Nov. 18, 2017, told reporters after his speech that he likes the tax bill moving in the Senate. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
November 19, 2017 - 12:16 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse says Republican leaders are overstating how much passing tax-cut legislation can protect their party in next year's elections. The Nebraska Republican, who addressed an evangelical conservative group Saturday night, told reporters after his speech that he...
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November 18, 2017 - 12:18 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine's intelligence agency says it has detained a man wanted for the high-profile murder of an American journalist in Russia 13 years ago. Paul Klebnikov, the U.S.-born editor of Forbes magazine's Russian edition, was gunned down outside his Moscow office in July 2004. Many people...
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President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he walks with Vice President Mike Pence as he departs Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. Trump urged House Republicans Thursday to approve a near $1.5 trillion tax overhaul as the party prepared to drive the measure through the House. Across the Capitol, Democrats pointed to new numbers showing the Senate version of the plan would boost taxes on lower and middle-income Americans. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
November 18, 2017 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses — like President Donald Trump and his family — do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House. Want to toast the anticipated tax win with...
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November 18, 2017 - 11:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched. The recall announced Saturday covers vehicles from the 2011-17 model years. About 800,000 of the affected minivans were sold in the United States. Honda...
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FILE - A Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 file photo of Tunisian-born fashion designer Azzedine Alaia arriving at Christian Dior's Spring/Summer 2015 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris, France. Alaia, an iconoclast whose clingy dresses marked the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died at age 77. The French Haute Couture Federation announced Alaia's death on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, without providing details. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
November 18, 2017 - 9:43 am
PARIS (AP) — Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia, a fashion iconoclast whose clingy styles helped define the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died at age 77. The French Haute Couture Federation announced Alaia's death on Saturday without providing details...
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