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May 17, 2018 - 8:38 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp. says the sale of its computer memory chip business to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity has cleared all anti-trust regulatory approval, including a final one it was awaiting from China. Toshiba said Thursday that means the deal,...
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A woman walks with her child at the fishermen's village of Kbal Chroy on the Mekong River bank near Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Thursday, May 17, 2018. A Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway, according to a three-year study commissioned by the Cambodian government. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
May 17, 2018 - 5:37 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway, according to a three-year study commissioned by the Cambodian...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 1996, file photo, villagers ride a dugout up the Mekong River near Sambor, Cambodia where a major dam has been proposed. A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
May 17, 2018 - 5:15 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway, according to a three-year study commissioned by the Cambodian...
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May 17, 2018 - 3:54 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk says its first-quarter revenue increased by 30 percent to $9.3 billion, but also noted increased uncertainties due to geopolitical risks, trade tensions and other factors impacting freight rates, bunker prices and rate of exchange...
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May 17, 2018 - 3:37 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A study says a Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed millions and worsen tensions with Vietnam, the downstream country with most to lose from dams on the waterway. The three-year study, posted on the website of the...
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May 16, 2018 - 3:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A construction company working on a supertall condo tower and other New York City buildings has been indicted on charges it stole $1.7 million in workers' wages and cheated the state out of $7.8 million by underreporting its payroll. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said...
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In this photo released Tuesday, May 15, 2018 by the Syrian official news agency, SANA, a convoy of Syrian government forces and police hold portraits of Syrian President Bashar Assad, as they enter a village in the northern countryside of Homs province, Syria. With the latest capitulation by the armed opposition, Syrian government forces have regained control of the largest single swath of land, enabling it to secure roads between the country's three main cities which were before either in rebel hands or the roads leading to them were in the line of fire. (SANA via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 1:23 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military said Wednesday it has restored government control over a large area in central Syria, securing a power station, a refinery and a cement factory after uprooting the armed opposition. With the latest military victory, Syrian government forces secure roads between the...
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May 16, 2018 - 9:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factories cranked out more appliances, computers and aircraft last month, lifting manufacturing production for only the second time in five months. The Federal Reserve says that factory output rose 0.5 percent in April after a flat reading in March. In the past year,...
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In this frame from NASA TV, NASA astronaut Ricky Arnold, left, and NASA astronaut Drew Feustel work on shuffling around a couple of space station pumps at the International Space Station on Wednesday, May 16, 2018. (NASA TV via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 8:57 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA astronauts took a spacewalk Wednesday to shuffle around a couple of space station pumps. Popping out early, Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold quickly began rearranging the International Space Station's external cooling system by swapping the positions of two spare...
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In this photo taken Monday, May 16, 2018, and released by a passenger who wishes to remain anonymous, ground crew are seen leaving the Sichuan Airline flight that made an emergency landing in Chengdu in southwestern China's Sichuan province. Chinese authorities and Airbus are investigating why the plane's cockpit windshield detached during a flight, forcing an emergency landing in an unusual mishap in one of the world's fastest growing aviation markets. (Passenger via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 4:18 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese authorities and Airbus are investigating why a plane's windshield blew out midflight, forcing an emergency landing, in an unusual mishap for a country with a booming aviation market and exemplary air safety record. Sichuan Airlines flight 8633 was en route from Chongqing,...
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