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European Central Bank President Mario Draghi arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. European Union leaders gathered again Friday after deciding that the political crisis in Britain over Brexit poses too great a threat and that action is needed to protect the smooth running of the world's biggest trading bloc. (Julien Warnand, Pool Photo via AP)
March 27, 2019 - 7:09 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank is ready to take further action to help the economy if the outlook takes a sudden turn for the worse, bank President Mario Draghi said Wednesday. Draghi told a conference that the bank would take "all the monetary policy actions that are necessary...
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March 27, 2019 - 7:09 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — With the Trump administration again taking aim at the Affordable Care Act, Centene will spend more than $15 billion on rival WellCare Health Plans, both big players in the ACA market. The deal Wednesday comes two days day after the administration attacked the ACA in court, saying...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2019, file photo, bottles of Canola Harvest brand canola oil, manufactured by Canadian agribusiness firm Richardson International, are seen on a shelf of a grocery store in Beijing. China said Wednesday, March 27, 2019 its suspension of the license of a second major Canadian canola exporter is justified by safety concerns, as the sides continue to feud over Ottawa's detention of a top executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
March 27, 2019 - 7:07 am
BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday that its suspension this week of the license of a second major Canadian canola exporter is justified by safety concerns, as the sides continue to feud over Ottawa's detention of a top executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei. China's actions were "scientific and...
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March 27, 2019 - 7:07 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Swedish authorities were raiding the headquarters of one of Sweden's largest banks on Wednesday as part of an investigation into whether Swedbank was connected to a massive money laundering scandal in the Baltic countries. Sweden's Economic Crime Authority said chief...
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Brexit protesters demonstrate near the House of Parliament in London, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May's government says Parliament's decision to take control of the stalled process of leaving the European Union underscores the need for lawmakers to approve her twice-defeated deal. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 27, 2019 - 6:57 am
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are preparing to vote Wednesday on alternatives for leaving the European Union as they seek to end an impasse following the overwhelming defeat of the deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May. The House of Commons has scheduled a five-hour debate on the various...
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March 27, 2019 - 6:56 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The headquarters of one of Sweden's largest banks are being raided by authorities as part of an investigation into whether Swedbank was connected to a massive money laundering scandal in the Baltic countries. Sweden's Economic Crime Authority says Wednesday's search was...
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March 27, 2019 - 6:53 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — With the Trump administration again taking aim at the Affordable Care Act, Centene will spend more than $15 billion on rival WellCare Health Plans, both big players in the ACA market. The deal Wednesday comes two days day after the administration attacked the ACA in court, saying...
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March 27, 2019 - 6:29 am
BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday that suspension of the license of a second major Canadian canola exporter is justified by safety concerns, as the sides continue to feud over Ottawa's detention of a top executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei. China's actions were "scientific and reasonable,"...
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Brexit protesters demonstrate near the House of Parliament in London, Tuesday, March 26, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May's government says Parliament's decision to take control of the stalled process of leaving the European Union underscores the need for lawmakers to approve her twice-defeated deal. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 27, 2019 - 6:05 am
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are preparing to vote on alternatives for leaving the European Union on Wednesday, seeking to end an impasse following the overwhelming defeat of the deal negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May. The House of Commons is scheduled to debate the various alternatives,...
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An investor monitors share prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Shares were mixed in Asia early Wednesday after U.S. stocks finished broadly higher on Wall Street, erasing modest losses from a day earlier. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 27, 2019 - 2:44 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday after U.S. stocks finished broadly higher on Wall Street, erasing modest losses from a day earlier. Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 0.2 percent to close at 21,378.73 while the Shanghai Composite added 0.4 percent to 3,008.58. Hong Kong's Hang Seng...
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