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January 30, 2018 - 6:03 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Another person has died in Malaysia after a faulty Takata airbag inflator exploded when the Honda it was installed in crashed, raising the known death toll linked to the defect in the Southeast Asian country to six. The driver was killed when the 2004 Honda City car...
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FILE - In this Sept. 14, 2017 file photo, Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, center, speaks at the Capitol in Washington. Frelinghuysen has announced he will not seek re-election. The New Jersey Republican was facing his first competitive re-election race in decades and joins a growing roster of GOP veterans who are heading for the exits. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 30, 2018 - 6:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers spend their careers eying coveted committee chairmanships, angling for the chance at the perks and power that came with the top spot. New Jersey Republican Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is bowing out after one term. Frelinghuysen's announcement Monday that he would not seek...
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A man watches the sun rise over the buildings of the banking district in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
January 30, 2018 - 5:53 am
LONDON (AP) — The eurozone economy, for so long a source of uncertainty, has enjoyed its best year in a decade, clear evidence it has broken out of its prolonged and acute debt crisis that raised fears about the very survival of the euro currency. In its first estimate for the fourth quarter,...
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January 30, 2018 - 5:41 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is flying to China seeking a major economic partner for post-Brexit Britain. She leaves behind a divided government, a feuding Conservative Party — and a question mark over how long she will remain leader once she returns. May leaves Tuesday for a three-day...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, lights shine inside the U.S. Capitol Building as night falls in Washington. President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in his Jan. 30, State of the Union address. The speech marks the ceremonial kick-off of Trump’s second year in office and is traditionally a president’s biggest platform to speak to the nation. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
January 30, 2018 - 5:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will herald a robust economy and push for bipartisan congressional action on immigration in Tuesday's State of the Union address, as he seeks to rally a deeply divided nation and boost his own sagging standing with Americans. The speech marks the ceremonial...
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A man watches the sun rise over the buildings of the banking district in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
January 30, 2018 - 5:35 am
LONDON (AP) — The eurozone economy, for so long a source of uncertainty, has enjoyed its best year in a decade, clear evidence that it has broken out of its prolonged and acute debt crisis that raised fears about the survival of the euro currency itself. In its first estimate for the fourth quarter...
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January 30, 2018 - 5:23 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Japanese carmaker Honda says another person has died in Malaysia after a flawed Takata airbag inflator exploded, raising the number of deaths linked to the defect in the Southeast Asian country to six. Honda said Tuesday in a statement that the driver was killed when...
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A man watches the sun rise over the buildings of the banking district in Frankfurt, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
January 30, 2018 - 5:03 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Official figures are confirming that the eurozone economy in 2017 enjoyed its best year in a decade. Eurostat, the European Union's statistics agency, said Tuesday that the eurozone expanded by 0.6 percent in the final quarter of the year from the three months before. That means...
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In this Jan. 23, 2018 photo, a youth moves quickly to collect grains of corn on the street that fell from a truck that was looted outside the port in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela. At the country's biggest port, people swarmed a corn-carrying truck and began filling up sacks with the grain while the driver was held at gunpoint. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
January 30, 2018 - 5:02 am
PUERTO CABELLO, Venezuela (AP) — The cab of Carlos Del Pino's big rig gave him a nerve-rattling front-row seat to a surge in mob attacks on Venezuela's neighborhood markets, cattle ranches and food delivery trucks like his. Shortly after pulling away from the docks at Puerto Cabello, the country's...
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A man looks at an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Asian shares were lower Tuesday following Wall Street's biggest loss in more than four months. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
January 30, 2018 - 4:26 am
TOKYO (AP) — World shares skidded Tuesday following Wall Street's biggest loss in more than four months. KEEPING SCORE: The DAX in Germany lost 0.4 percent to 13,271.33 and the CAC 40 in France shed 0.3 percent to 5,506.27. Britain's FTSE 100 gave up 0.4 percent to 7,642.05. S&P 500 futures...
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