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A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Asian stocks markets logged moderate gains on Wednesday after Wall Street closed mixed as investors assessed implications of political events around the world. Weaker than expected Chinese inflation data underscored concern that the economy is losing steam. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
May 10, 2017 - 4:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Share benchmarks are lower in early European trading after a mixed day in Asia following news that President Donald Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. Weaker than expected Chinese inflation data added to concern that the economy is losing steam. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's...
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May 10, 2017 - 4:44 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese internet, robot and solar company SoftBank Group is reporting a 12-fold climb in quarterly profit, boosted by a turnaround at its U.S. mobile unit Sprint, which had dragged earning previously. Tokyo-based SoftBank reported Wednesday January-March profit of 580.5 billion yen ($...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, file photo, former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship, left, walks out of the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse after the jury deliberated for a fifth full day in his trial, in Charleston, W. Va. Blankenship is finishing up his one-year federal prison sentence related to the deadliest U.S. mine explosion in four decades. According to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons website, Blankenship is set to be released Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from a halfway house in Phoenix. He must serve one year of supervised release. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley, File)
May 10, 2017 - 4:43 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is finishing up a one-year federal prison sentence arising from the deadliest U.S. mine explosion in four decades. According to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons website, Blankenship was set to be released Wednesday from a halfway house in...
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FILE - In a Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, file photo, former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship, left, walks out of the Robert C. Byrd U.S. Courthouse after the jury deliberated for a fifth full day in his trial, in Charleston, W. Va. Blankenship is finishing up his one-year federal prison sentence related to the deadliest U.S. mine explosion in four decades. According to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons website, Blankenship is set to be released Wednesday, May 10, 2017, from a halfway house in Phoenix. He must serve one year of supervised release. (AP Photo/Chris Tilley, File)
May 10, 2017 - 4:41 am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship is finishing up a one-year federal prison sentence related to the deadliest U.S. mine explosion in four decades. According to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons website, Blankenship is set to be released Wednesday from a halfway house in...
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May 10, 2017 - 3:13 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota says its profit fell 6.6 percent in the fiscal fourth quarter as an unfavorable exchange rate offset better sales. Toyota Motor Corp. reported Wednesday a 398.4 billion yen ($3.5 billion) January-March profit, down from 426.6 billion yen in the same period of...
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May 10, 2017 - 12:02 am
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's ruling communists fired the party boss in the southern commercial hub of Ho Chi Minh City after finding he made "serious mistakes and violations" while heading oil and gas monopoly PetroVietnam. Dinh La Thang had earlier been removed from the powerful Politburo, the...
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May 09, 2017 - 8:35 pm
BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — One person was arrested after a brawl erupted aboard a Southwest Airlines jet deplaning in Burbank after arriving from Dallas. A statement Tuesday from the Dallas-based air carrier said the incident happened Sunday aboard Flight 2530 during deplaning at Burbank Bob Hope...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2017 file photo, Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of N.Y. speaks with reporters at the Capitol in Washington. Senate Democrats asked Republicans Tuesday, May 9, 2017, to drop their bid to repeal President Barack Obama's health care law, offering to help improve the nation's health care system if they did. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
May 09, 2017 - 6:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell invited all Republicans on Tuesday to join with what's been an all-male working group of GOP senators to craft a health care bill, after facing criticism that women were being excluded. "McConnell stood up and said, 'Please come and...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. A luxury Caribbean property Trump purchased four years ago is for sale, raising the possibility that a buyer could see it as a way to get on the president’s radar. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 09, 2017 - 6:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — For sale: Luxury waterfront escape. Comes with two villas and five acres of paradise. And perhaps a bit of goodwill from the president of the United States? President Donald Trump's corporate trust is selling a multimillion-dollar Caribbean resort, presenting an enticing new way...
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FILE – In this May 13, 2015, file photo, emergency personnel work near the wreckage of a New York City-bound Amtrak passenger train following a derailment that killed eight people and injured about 200 others in Philadelphia. Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian won't be charged in the May 12, 2015, derailment, according to two lawyers for victims of the crash, Tom Kline and Robert Mongeluzzi. KYW-AM first reported Tuesday, May 9, 2017, that the lawyers say Bostian won't be charged. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
May 09, 2017 - 6:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The speeding Amtrak engineer involved in a derailment that killed eight people and injured about 200 others won't face criminal charges, the city district attorney's office said Tuesday. Prosecutors said they can't prove engineer Brandon Bostian acted with "conscious disregard"...
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