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A plane with Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla taxies onto the special plane terminal of the Beijing International airport ahead of the Belt and Road Forum held in Beijing on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, Pool)
April 25, 2019 - 4:08 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's finance minister tried Thursday to dispel complaints its Belt and Road infrastructure-building initiative leaves developing countries with too much debt, promising "sustainable financing" as leaders gathered to celebrate the project. Liu Kun's comments came as Chinese...
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A currency trader walks by the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Asian shares were mixed Thursday after U.S. stocks closed lower, giving back some of its gains a day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 25, 2019 - 3:04 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday, with the Shanghai benchmark sharply lower, after U.S. stocks gave back some gains from Tuesday's rally on Wall Street. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.5% to 22,307.58. South Korea's Kospi fell 0.5% to 2,190.50. Hong Kong's Hang Seng sank 0.5%...
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In this undated photo, former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn leaves his lawyer's office in Tokyo. A Japanese court approved the release for detained Nissan ex-chair Ghosn on 500 million yen, or $4.5 million, bail Thursday, April 25, 2019.(Kyodo News via AP)
April 25, 2019 - 2:19 am
TOKYO (AP) — Detained former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn paid 500 million yen ($4.5 million) in bail, the Tokyo District court said Thursday, clearing the way for his release but under strict conditions. Prosecutors appealed the decision by the court earlier in the day to grant release on bail...
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Huawei founder and CEO Ren Zhengfei, right, explains the 5G network system to Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, left, as Mahathir visits to Huawei Executive Briefing Center in Beijing, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Mahathir is in Beijing to attend the Belt and Road Forum which start on this weekend. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 25, 2019 - 12:27 am
BEIJING (AP) — Security is tight and traffic snarled in the Chinese capital as world leaders gather for a conference on Beijing's sweeping "Belt-and-Road" infrastructure initiative. The meeting starting Thursday brings together leaders or envoys from three dozen countries including Malaysia,...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, a Kashmiri Muslim woman with her face covered prays as the head priest displays a relic at the Hazratbal shrine on the occasion of Mehraj-u-Alam, believed to mark the ascension of Prophet Muhammad to heaven, in Srinagar Indian controlled Kashmir. The Associated Press is joining with the Religion News Service and the nonprofit publisher The Conversation to form a global initiative to expand news reporting on religion in the United States and around the world. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin, File)
April 24, 2019 - 10:17 pm
The Associated Press is joining with the Religion News Service and the nonprofit publisher The Conversation to form a global initiative to expand news reporting on religion in the United States and around the world. The collaboration is being funded by an 18-month, $4.9 million grant from Lilly...
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A currency trader walks by the screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Asian shares were mixed Thursday after U.S. stocks closed lower, giving back some of its gains a day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 24, 2019 - 10:14 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Thursday after U.S. stocks closed lower, giving back some of its gains a day after the S&P 500 and Nasdaq hit record highs. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.2% in early trading to 22,247.14. South Korea's Kospi fell nearly 0.3% to 2,195.56. Hong Kong'...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019 file photo, employees prune marijuana plants at a Fotmer SA, greenhouse in Nueva Helvecia, Uruguay. On April 24, 2019, Fotmer in Uruguay and another company in Colombia announced they will become the first to export legal medical marijuana products from Latin America to Europe, part of what the firms hope will become a growing trade. (AP Photo/Matilde Campodonico, File)
April 24, 2019 - 9:41 pm
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Two companies from Uruguay and Colombia will become the first in Latin America to export medical marijuana products to Europe under deals announced Wednesday. Fotmer Life Sciences of Uruguay and Clever Leaves of Colombia will export cannabis extract and dried marijuana...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2018, file photo, a visitor poses for a photo with the Facebook logo reflected on her sunglasses at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook reports earnings Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
April 24, 2019 - 9:34 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook said it expects a fine of up to $5 billion from the Federal Trade Commission, which is investigating whether the social network violated its users' privacy. The company set aside $3 billion in its quarterly earnings report Wednesday as a contingency against the...
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FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo the Tesla Model Y is unveiled at Tesla's design studio in Hawthorne, Calif. Tesla, Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, April 24. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
April 24, 2019 - 7:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk had prepped Wall Street for a first quarter loss but analysts were still stunned by its size: $702.1 million, among the company's worst quarters in the past two years. The net loss was more than double what analysts had predicted as Tesla's sales slumped 31...
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April 24, 2019 - 6:24 pm
The Associated Press is joining with the Religion News Service and the nonprofit publisher The Conversation to form a global initiative to expand news reporting on religion in the United States and around the world. The collaboration is being funded by an 18-month, $4.9 million grant from Lilly...
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