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April 16, 2019 - 10:17 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Shares were mixed in a narrow range Wednesday as China announced its economy grew at a 6.4% annual pace in the last quarter. Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 0.2% to 22,285.05 and the Shanghai Composite edged 0.1% higher to 3,256.26. Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was almost unchanged at...
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April 16, 2019 - 10:09 pm
SHANGHAI (AP) — China's economic growth held steady in the latest quarter amid a tariff war with Washington in a sign Beijing's efforts to reverse a slowdown might be gaining traction. The government reported Wednesday the world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.4 percent over a year earlier...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, actress Susan Sarandon poses for photographers at the photo call for the film 'The Death and Life of John F. Donovan' in Paris. From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money to their favorite Democratic presidential candidates. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
April 16, 2019 - 9:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favorite Democratic presidential candidates ahead of this week's first quarter fundraising deadline. For months, candidates in the...
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FILE - This 2018 file photo provided by the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minneapolis shows Chinese billionaire Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, the founder of the Beijing-based e-commerce site JD.com, who was arrested Aug. 31, 2018, in Minneapolis on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. A woman who said she was raped by Liu filed a lawsuit Tuesday, April 16, 2019, against the billionaire and his company alleging he and other wealthy Chinese executives coerced her to drink during a dinner in the hours before she was attacked. (Hennepin County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
April 16, 2019 - 8:59 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A woman who said she was raped by JD.com founder Richard Liu filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the billionaire and his company alleging he and other wealthy Chinese executives coerced her to drink during a dinner in the hours before she was attacked. Jingyao Liu, a student at the...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2019, file photo, Boeing 737 Max model aircraft are parked at the airport adjacent to a Boeing Co. production facility in Renton, Wash. A group that advises the FAA says airline pilots won't need new training on flight simulators to master the anti-stall system on Boeing's troubled new jet. The group says computer and classroom instruction should be adequate before flights resume on the Boeing 737 Max. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
April 16, 2019 - 8:55 pm
A group of technical experts appointed by federal aviation regulators says pilots won't need new training on flight simulators to learn how to operate the Boeing plane that was grounded after two deadly crashes involving a new anti-stall system. The group says there should be computer and classroom...
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April 16, 2019 - 8:23 pm
A group that advises federal aviation regulators says pilots won't need new training on flight simulators to learn how to operate the Boeing plane that was grounded after two deadly crashes involving a new anti-stall system. The group says there should be computer and classroom instruction about...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, actress Susan Sarandon poses for photographers at the photo call for the film 'The Death and Life of John F. Donovan' in Paris. From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money to their favorite Democratic presidential candidates. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
April 16, 2019 - 7:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From Ben Affleck and Susan Sarandon to Anna Wintour and Willie Nelson, celebrities lined up to give money — and a dash of star power — to their favorite Democratic presidential candidates ahead of this week's first quarter fundraising deadline. For months, candidates in the...
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FILE- In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo a sign advertises 5G at the Qualcomm booth at CES International in Las Vegas. Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet. The surprise truce announced Tuesday, April 16, came just as the former allies turned antagonists were facing off in a federal court trial that was supposed to unfold over the next month in San Diego. The resolution abruptly ended that trial. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 16, 2019 - 7:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple and mobile chip maker Qualcomm have settled a bitter financial dispute centered on some of the technology that enables iPhones to connect to the internet. The surprise truce announced Tuesday came just as the former allies turned antagonists were facing off in a federal...
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April 16, 2019 - 7:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Martha Stewart brand is getting a new home. Sequential Brands Group, which bought the Martha Stewart brand nearly four years ago for about $353 million, said Tuesday that it is selling it to Marquee Brands for about $175 million. As part of the deal, Marquee will also acquire...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018 file photo, then-Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke speaks at EPA headquarters in Washington. Zinke has landed a more than $100,000-a-year job with a Nevada gold-mining firm. Zinke confirmed by phone Tuesday, April 16, he has accepted a consulting and board position with U.S. Gold Corp., a company with business before Zinke's former agency, the Interior Department. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
April 16, 2019 - 7:23 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is quickly parlaying his time in President Donald Trump's cabinet into a lucrative private career. He's landed a more than $100,000-a-year post at a Nevada mining company and is pursuing involvement in natural gas exports that have...
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