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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 - 8:28 am
TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets mostly fell on Thursday as investors digested the minutes to the last policy meetings of the Federal Reserve and European Central Bank. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX edged 0.1 percent lower to 12,253 and the CAC 40 of France fell 0.2 percent to 5,166. Britain's FTSE 100...
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In this Aug. 15, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump points to members of the media as he answers questions in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump’s racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans’ deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament, in an extraordinary public airing of worries and grievances about a sitting president by his own party. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
August 17, 2017 - 7:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils, an attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. "...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 22, 2017, file photo, Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Hackett speaks after being introduced as the automaker's new chief executive in Dearborn, Mich. Hackett says the company isn’t taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
August 17, 2017 - 7:08 am
DETROIT (AP) — The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn't taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. Jim Hackett, who replaced Mark Fields in May, says new mobility projects such as buying a shuttle company and the purchase of an artificial...
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FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. The Wisconsin Assembly plans to approve a $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a new display panel factory in the state. The incentive package up for a vote Thursday, Aug. 16, 2017, would be the largest in state history and the biggest to a foreign company in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
August 17, 2017 - 6:59 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly planned to approve a $3 billion tax break Thursday for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state, a project President Donald Trump touted as a transformational win for the U.S. economy. Democratic critics...
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August 17, 2017 - 5:55 am
LONDON (AP) — Retail sales in Britain, a key component of the economy, rose by a solid if unspectacular 0.3 percent in July from the month before as consumers remain constrained by falling real incomes. The rate of increase reported by the Office for National Statistics was unchanged from June's...
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August 17, 2017 - 5:50 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Thursday warned "there is no winner in a trade war" after an aide to President Donald Trump called in published comments for a tougher stance toward Beijing. A foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, appealed for dialogue to preserve stable relations when...
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August 17, 2017 - 5:28 am
BEIJING (AP) — China has warned "there is no winner in a trade war" after an aide to President Donald Trump called in published comments for a tougher stance toward Beijing. A foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, said Thursday both sides have benefited from trade. In comments to The American...
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August 17, 2017 - 4:49 am
LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that retail sales in Britain rose by a solid if unspectacular 0.3 percent in July from the month before. The increase was half the rate recorded in June but slightly ahead of market expectations for a 0.2 percent rise. The Office for National Statistics said...
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In this Aug. 15, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump points to members of the media as he answers questions in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump’s racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans’ deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament, in an extraordinary public airing of worries and grievances about a sitting president by his own party. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
August 17, 2017 - 3:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils_an apparent attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. With corporate chieftains...
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In this Aug. 15, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump points to members of the media as he answers questions in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Trump’s racially fraught comments about a deadly neo-Nazi rally have thrust into the open some Republicans’ deeply held doubts about his competency and temperament, in an extraordinary public airing of worries and grievances about a sitting president by his own party. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
August 17, 2017 - 3:40 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has abruptly dismantled two of his White House business councils_an apparent attempt to manage his increasing isolation and the continued fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump announced the...
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