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Trader Patrick Casey, left, and specialist Michael Pistillo work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning after huge gains the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
November 29, 2018 - 12:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are slightly lower Thursday after huge gains the day before. Technology companies are taking some of the largest losses and banks are down with interest rates, but energy companies are rising as oil prices turn higher. Health care companies, which have done far better...
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France's President Emmanuel Macron greets bystanders during at the Playa de Mayo square in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Macron will attend the two-day G20 summit starting Friday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Pani)
November 29, 2018 - 12:49 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — World leaders began arriving in Buenos Aires on Thursday for the summit of the globe's largest economies, with attention expected to focus on issues including a trade war between the United States and China, a new North American trade deal and the conflict in Ukraine...
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FILE - This Wednesday, April 4, 2018, file photo shows a U.S. position, installed near the tense front line between the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council and the Turkish-backed fighters, in Manbij, north Syria. U.S. forces have set up an observation point in a Syrian town controlled by its Kurdish-led Syrian allies along the border with Turkey in northeastern Syria, scene of recent tension. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
November 29, 2018 - 12:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Syria's warring sides and the mediators meeting in Kazakhstan failed to agree on the formation of a committee meant to draft a new constitution for the war-torn country, the U.N. special envoy to Syria said Thursday, calling it a "missed opportunity." Staffan de Mistura was in the...
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Ministro Pistarini international airport to attend the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Leaders from the Group of 20 industrialized nations will meet in Buenos Aires for a two-day summit starting Friday. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
November 29, 2018 - 10:25 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — World leaders began arriving in Buenos Aires on Thursday for the summit of the globe's largest economies, with attention expected to focus on issues including a trade war between the United States and China, a new North American trade deal and the conflict in Ukraine...
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FILE- In this Nov. 14, 2018, file photo specialist Michael Pistillo center, works with traders at is post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Nov. 29 (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
November 29, 2018 - 10:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning after huge gains the day before. Technology and internet companies are taking some of the largest losses. The S&P 500 index is coming off its largest rally in eight months and has climbed nearly 4 percent this week. Deutsche Bank skidded...
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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at the Ministro Pistarini international airport to attend the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Leaders from the Group of 20 industrialized nations will meet in Buenos Aires for a two-day summit starting Friday. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
November 29, 2018 - 9:55 am
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — World leaders began arriving in Buenos Aires on Thursday for the summit of the globe's largest economies, with attention expected to focus on issues including a trade war between the United States and China, a new North American trade deal and the conflict in Ukraine...
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FILE - This Wednesday, April 4, 2018, file photo shows a U.S. position, installed near the tense front line between the U.S-backed Syrian Manbij Military Council and the Turkish-backed fighters, in Manbij, north Syria. U.S. forces have set up an observation point in a Syrian town controlled by its Kurdish-led Syrian allies along the border with Turkey in northeastern Syria, scene of recent tension. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
November 29, 2018 - 8:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Syria's U.N. ambassador on Thursday urged Western powers to lift crippling economic sanctions against the war-torn country if they are serious about helping millions of Syrian refugees to return to their homeland. Bashar Ja'afari spoke in the Kazakh capital of Astana where Russia,...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the pace of interest rate increases might slow.(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
November 29, 2018 - 7:09 am
BEIJING (AP) — Most global stock markets rose Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the pace of U.S. interest rate increases might slow. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, London's FTSE 100 advanced 0.3 percent to 7,025 and France's CAC 40 gained 0.4 percent to 5,000. Germany'...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher on Thursday after U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the pace of interest rate increases might slow.(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
November 29, 2018 - 3:52 am
BEIJING (AP) — Most global stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell suggested the pace of U.S. interest rate increases might slow. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX gained 0.6 percent to 11,369.42 points and London's FTSE 100...
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This photo released by Conflict Armament Research taken in Feb. 2017 is said by them to show an L-39 jet trainer/ground attack aircraft at the international airport in Juba, South Sudan. The Conflict Armament Research report released Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, says Uganda diverted European weapons to South Sudan's military despite an EU arms embargo and asks how a U.S. military jet ended up deployed in South Sudan in possible violation of arms export controls.(Conflict Armament Research via AP)
November 29, 2018 - 2:33 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A key broker of the latest deal to end South Sudan's civil war diverted European weapons to South Sudan's military despite an EU arms embargo, a new report says. It also asks how a U.S. military jet ended up deployed in South Sudan in possible violation of arms export controls...
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