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Trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Stocks are rising early Tuesday as Wall Street continues to thrive in June. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 11, 2019 - 12:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks gave up early gains and flattened in midday trading Tuesday on Wall Street, weighed down by technology and industrial companies. The pullback threatens to end a five-day winning streak that has so far helped recoup much of May's sharp losses. Around midday, stocks were...
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This photo released on the official twitter page of the Lebanese General Security Directorate, shows Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim, right, chief of Lebanese General Security Directorate, and Nizar Zakka, left, a Lebanese citizen and permanent U.S. resident who was released in Tehran after nearly four yeas in jail, aboard the flight from Iran to Lebanon, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Iran's Revolutionary Guard detained Zakka in 2015 after he attended a conference in Tehran on the invitation of one of the country's vice presidents. He was convicted of spying and sentenced to 10 years in prison. (The official twitter page of the Lebanese General Security Directorate via AP)
June 11, 2019 - 10:50 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released in Iran following years of imprisonment arrived in his native Lebanon on Tuesday, a development that comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S. after President Donald Trump withdrew America from Tehran's...
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This photo released on the official twitter page of the Lebanese General Security Directorate, shows Maj. Gen. Abbas Ibrahim, right, chief of Lebanese General Security Directorate, and Nizar Zakka, left, a Lebanese citizen and permanent U.S. resident who was released in Tehran after nearly four yeas in jail, aboard the flight from Iran to Lebanon, Tuesday, June 11, 2019. Iran's Revolutionary Guard detained Zakka in 2015 after he attended a conference in Tehran on the invitation of one of the country's vice presidents. He was convicted of spying and sentenced to 10 years in prison. (The official twitter page of the Lebanese General Security Directorate via AP)
June 11, 2019 - 10:41 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S. permanent resident and Lebanese businessman who was released in Iran following years of imprisonment arrived in his native Lebanon on Tuesday, a development that comes amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S. after President Donald Trump withdrew America from Tehran's...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2019, file photo trader James MacGilvray, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are rising Monday, June 10, as investors welcome a deal between the U.S. and Mexico that avoids the imposition of tariffs. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 10, 2019 - 11:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks marched broadly higher in midday trading Monday after the U.S. and Mexico averted a trade war and potentially damaging tariffs, while several companies inked billion-dollar deals. Monday's gains follow the strongest week for stocks since November. U.S. President Donald...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2019, file photo trader James MacGilvray, right, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are rising Monday, June 10, as investors welcome a deal between the U.S. and Mexico that avoids the imposition of tariffs. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 10, 2019 - 10:27 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in early trading Monday on Wall Street after the U.S. and Mexico averted a trade war and potentially damaging tariffs, while several companies inked billion-dollar deals. The solid opening follows the strongest week for stocks since November. U.S...
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New Austrian Chancellor Hartwig Loeger, left, is sworn in by Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen, right, during an inauguration ceremony at Hofburg palace in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, May 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
May 28, 2019 - 7:31 am
VIENNA (AP) — Austria's president formally dissolved the country's government Tuesday, a day after Chancellor Sebastian Kurz lost a no-confidence vote in parliament. President Alexander Van der Bellen's move followed more than a week of turmoil that began with the publication of a video showing a...
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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, of the Austrian People's Party, OEVP, addresses the media during a news conference in Vienna, Austria, Monday, May 20, 2019. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after the resignation of his vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache from the Freedom Party spelled an end to his governing coalition. (AP Photo/Michael Gruber)
May 20, 2019 - 1:11 pm
VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on the video scandal that's rocked the Austrian government (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he expects the far-right Freedom Party to leave his government as it has threatened to do. Kurz, who has asked Austria's president to remove...
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Austrian President Alexander van der Bellen addresses the media during a press conference at the Hofburg palace in Vienna, Austria, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after the resignation of his vice chancellor spelled an end to his governing coalition. (AP Photo/Michael Gruber)
May 19, 2019 - 7:40 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Austria's president says the first few days of September would be the best time to hold an early election after a covert video scandal shook up the country's politics. President Alexander Van der Bellen spoke Sunday after meeting with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2018 file photo Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache speaks during a press conference after talks with Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic in Belgrade, Serbia. Two German newspapers are reporting that the head of Austria's far-right Freedom Party offered government contracts in return for support for his party from a potential Russian donor shortly before the Austrian's 2017 parliamentary election. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak,file)
May 18, 2019 - 7:27 pm
VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after his vice chancellor resigned over a covertly shot video that showed him apparently promising government contracts to a prospective Russian investor...
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Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (Austrian People's Party) addresses the media during a press conference at the Federal Chancellors Office in Vienna, Austria, Saturday, May 18, 2019. Kurz has called for an early election after the resignation of his vice chancellor spelled an end to his governing coalition. (AP Photo/Michael Gruber)
May 18, 2019 - 4:42 pm
VIENNA (AP) — The Latest on Austrian politics (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after his vice chancellor resigned over a covertly shot video that showed him apparently promising government contracts to a prospective Russian investor...
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