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February 25, 2018 - 10:34 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks rose Monday after Wall Street rallied as investors looked ahead to the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman's congressional testimony this week for insights into its economic outlook. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.3 percent to 3,299.83 and Tokyo's Nikkei...
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Traders Frank O'Connell, James Riley, and Michael Smyth, left to right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 23, 2018 - 4:56 pm
Wall Street capped several days of choppy trading Friday with a broad rally that gave the stock market a modest gain for the week. Technology companies, banks and health care stocks accounted for much of the market's gains. Energy companies also rose along with crude oil prices. The rally came as...
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Traders Frank O'Connell, James Riley, and Michael Smyth, left to right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 23, 2018 - 3:22 pm
Technology and health care companies helped drive U.S. stocks broadly higher Friday, placing the market on course to finish a volatile week with a slight gain. Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP led the gainers among technology stocks. Energy companies also rose along with crude oil prices. Bond...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin gestures as he answers questions during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The Trump administration announced new sanctions on more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses in its latest bid to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 23, 2018 - 3:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. has now blacklisted virtually all ships being used by the...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, center left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, center right, walk together to a media conference at the end of an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders met without Britain Friday looking to plug a major budget hole after Brexit and endorse a plan to streamline the European Parliament by sharing out the country's seats. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
February 23, 2018 - 3:17 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The European Union warned Turkey on Friday to rein in its navy after Turkish warships threatened and blocked a rig from reaching a site southeast of Cyprus where it was to drill for natural gas. EU leaders said they could abandon a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip...
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Traders Frank O'Connell, James Riley, and Michael Smyth, left to right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 23, 2018 - 2:15 pm
Technology and health care companies helped drive U.S. stocks broadly higher Friday as investors pored through the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP led the gainers among technology stocks. Energy companies also rose as crude oil prices headed higher...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin gestures as he answers questions during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The Trump administration announced new sanctions on more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses in its latest bid to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 23, 2018 - 1:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. has now blacklisted virtually all ships being used by the...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin gestures as he answers questions during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The Trump administration announced new sanctions on more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses in its latest bid to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 23, 2018 - 12:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration hit more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses with sanctions Wednesday in its latest bid to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program. The administration billed it as the largest installment of North Korean economic restrictions to...
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Traders Frank O'Connell, James Riley, and Michael Smyth, left to right, work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street, led by gains in technology companies and banks. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 23, 2018 - 11:33 am
Technology companies were helping drive U.S. stocks broadly higher Friday as investors pore through the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. Hewlett Packard Enterprise and HP led the gainers among technology stocks. Blue Buffalo Pet Products jumped after General Mills agreed to buy the...
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February 23, 2018 - 6:32 am
SERHETABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Construction has begun on the Afghanistan stretch of an ambitious pipeline that is to carry natural gas from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. The 1840-kilometer (1140-mile) TAPI pipeline is to carry 33 billion cubic meters of gas a year, an important...
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