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President Donald Trump points to a member of the audience before being introduced during a "Made in America," product showcase featuring items created in each of the U.S. 50 states, at the White House, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 18, 2017 - 9:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law (all times local): 7:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is blasting Democrats and "a few Republicans" over the failure of the Republican effort to write a new health care law. "We will return," Trump...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2017, file photo, WhatsApp appears on a smartphone in New York. Users of WhatsApp in China and security researchers reported Tuesday, July 18, 2017, widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be at least partially blocked by authorities in the world's most populous country. The app was partly inaccessible unless virtual private network software was used to circumvent China's censorship apparatus, known colloquially as The Great Firewall. (AP Photo/Patrick Sison, File)
July 18, 2017 - 8:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — Users of WhatsApp in China and security researchers have reported widespread service disruptions amid fears that the popular messaging service may be at least partially blocked by authorities in the world's most populous country. WhatsApp users in China reported Tuesday on other...
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July 18, 2017 - 4:40 am
LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that inflation in Britain unexpectedly fell in the year to June, a development that's likely to ease market expectations that the Bank of England will raise interest rates soon. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday said consumer prices were 2.6 percent...
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Men walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Asian shares fell Tuesday as setbacks for a health care overhaul in the U.S. cast doubt over prospects for reforms backed by President Donald Trump. Expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will move cautiously in raising interest rates also sent the dollar lower. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
July 18, 2017 - 4:14 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares fell Tuesday as setbacks for a health care overhaul in the U.S. raised doubts over prospects for a range of reforms backed by President Donald Trump. Expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will move cautiously in raising interest rates also sent the dollar lower. KEEPING...
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Capitol Hill police officers prepare to arrest a group protesting the republican healthcare bill outside the offices of Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, July 17, 2017. The Senate has been forced to put the Republican's health care bill on hold for as much as two weeks until Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., can return from surgery. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
July 18, 2017 - 3:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The implosion of the Senate Republican health care bill leaves a divided GOP with its flagship legislative priority in tatters and confronts a wounded President Donald Trump and congressional leaders with dicey decisions about addressing their perhaps unattainable seven-year-old...
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July 18, 2017 - 3:42 am
BERLIN (AP) — A group representing German insurers says the rioting that accompanied the Group of 20 summit earlier this month could cost insurance companies up to 12 million euros ($13.8 million). Host city Hamburg saw three nights of violence amid anti-globalization protests as leaders of the...
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July 18, 2017 - 3:10 am
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis says its net profit rose 10 percent in the second quarter, helped by gains from divestments. Novartis said Tuesday that net earnings rose to $1.98 billion in the April-June period from $1.81 billion a year earlier. Net sales, however, were down 2...
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A man passes by advertisements of Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note Fan Edition at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Samsung Electronics said in a statement Tuesday, July 18, 2017, it will recover gold and other metals in the recalled Galaxy Note 7 and retrieve components from the fire-prone phones to reduce wastes. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
July 18, 2017 - 2:40 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics plans to recover gold and other metals and components from recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to reduce waste. The South Korean company said Tuesday that it expects to retrieve 157 tons of gold, silver, cobalt, copper and other metals from millions of...
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Men walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, July 18, 2017. Asian shares fell Tuesday as setbacks for a health care overhaul in the U.S. cast doubt over prospects for reforms backed by President Donald Trump. Expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will move cautiously in raising interest rates also sent the dollar lower. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
July 18, 2017 - 2:32 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell Tuesday as setbacks for a health care overhaul in the U.S. raised doubts over prospects for a range of reforms backed by President Donald Trump. Expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will move cautiously in raising interest rates also sent the dollar lower. KEEPING...
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Catherine Garoupa joins others critical of Gov. Jerry Brown's cap-and-trade program, calling for defeat of the bill at a news conference, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Sacramento, Calif. California lawmakers are expected to vote Monday on AB398, Monday, which critics say is too friendly to the oil industry. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
July 18, 2017 - 12:16 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers voted Monday to extend a climate change initiative that Gov. Jerry Brown holds up as a model for states and nations looking to lower carbon emissions. Brown's signature will add another decade of life to the state's cap-and-trade program, bolstering...
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