Government policy

FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2010 file photograph, a worker rides a bicycle in front of the reactor building of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, just outside the southern city of Bushehr. Iran's deputy foreign minister said Thursday, Jan 31, 2019, that he believes European Union nations soon will announce they've created a program for Iran to continue trade there and avoid re-imposed U.S. sanctions over its nuclear program. (AP Photo/Mehr News Agency, Majid Asgaripour, File)
January 31, 2019 - 7:37 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's deputy foreign minister says he believes European Union nations soon will announce they've created a program for Iran to continue trade there and avoid re-imposed U.S. sanctions. Abbas Araghchi told Iranian state television by telephone on Thursday that he expected the...
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January 31, 2019 - 7:23 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's deputy foreign minister says he believes European Union nations soon will announce they've created a program for Iran to continue trade there and avoid re-imposed U.S. sanctions. Abbas Araghchi told Iranian state television by telephone on Thursday that he expected the...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Shares rose in Asia on Thursday after a survey of Chinese manufacturers showed factory activity improved slightly in December. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 31, 2019 - 7:23 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Stock markets mostly rose Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it would be cautious in raising interest rates and as investors monitor U.S-China trade talks. Economic data was mixed, with one survey pointing to improved Chinese manufacturing but another showing a slowdown...
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January 31, 2019 - 7:19 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's deputy foreign minister says he believes European Union nations soon will announce they've created a program for Iran to continue trade there and avoid re-imposed U.S. sanctions. Abbas Araghchi told Iranian state television by telephone on Thursday that he expected the...
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Pro and Anti Brexit protesters demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another bruising week in Parliament as lawmakers plan to challenge her minority Conservative government for control of Brexit policy.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 31, 2019 - 6:16 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's carmakers issued a stark assessment Thursday about Brexit's impact on the industry, warning Thursday that two-thirds of the country's global trade is at risk if the U.K. leaves the European Union without an agreement on future trade. Investment in the industry fell 46...
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Pro and Anti Brexit protesters demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another bruising week in Parliament as lawmakers plan to challenge her minority Conservative government for control of Brexit policy.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 31, 2019 - 4:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's carmakers have issued a stark warning about Brexit's impact on the industry, warning that two-thirds of the country's production is at risk if the U.K. leaves the European Union without an agreement on future trade. The Society of Motor Manufacturing said Thursday that the...
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This June 2018 photo shows protesters walking along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center, in El Paso, Texas. Federal immigration officials are force feeding some of the immigrants who have been on hunger strike for nearly a month inside the Texas detention facility, The Associated Press has learned. (Rudy Gutierrez/The El Paso Times via AP)
January 31, 2019 - 3:50 am
Federal immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants through plastic nasal tubes during a hunger strike that's gone on for a month inside a Texas detention facility, The Associated Press has learned. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 11 detainees at the El Paso Processing...
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A man walks by a Lunar New Year decoration on display outside a commercial office building in Beijing, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. China's manufacturing improved in January, a survey showed Thursday, but forecasters said activity remains sluggish as Beijing tries to resolve a tariff battle with Washington. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
January 31, 2019 - 2:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's manufacturing improved in January but activity was sluggish, a survey showed Thursday, as U.S. and Chinese negotiators wrangled in Washington over a tariff war. A measure of factory activity issued by the government statistics agency and an industry group rose 0.1 points on a...
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A man rides a bicycle past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Shares rose in Asia on Thursday after a survey of Chinese manufacturers showed factory activity improved slightly in December. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 31, 2019 - 1:54 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday after a survey of Chinese manufacturers showed factory activity improved slightly in December. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index gained 1.1 percent to 20,773.49 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong climbed 1.0 percent, to 27,830.43. South...
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This June 2018 photo shows protesters walking along Montana Avenue outside the El Paso Processing Center, in El Paso, Texas. Federal immigration officials are force feeding some of the immigrants who have been on hunger strike for nearly a month inside the Texas detention facility, The Associated Press has learned. (Rudy Gutierrez/The El Paso Times via AP)
January 31, 2019 - 12:47 am
Federal immigration officials are force-feeding six immigrants through plastic nasal tubes during a hunger strike that's gone on for a month inside a Texas detention facility, The Associated Press has learned. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 11 detainees at the El Paso Processing...
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