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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks fell Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and Japanese factory activity weakened.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 2 percent to 3,167. ...more

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ROME (AP) — The Italian energy company Eni SpA announced Sunday it has discovered a "supergiant" natural gas field off Egypt, describing it as the "largest-ever" found in the Mediterranean Sea.The news came a day after Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi m ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Some travelers trying to cross the English Channel are stranded because French workers are blockading the port of Calais.British ferry operator P&O Ferries warned passengers that the blockade began Sunday evening as a result of ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — For the world's best sprinters, passing the baton in the 4x400 relay is about as easy as rolling out of bed in the morning.Picking a winner in that race used to be easy, too.Not anymore.An awkward exchange between U. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China's economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years.But the world's second-largest economy isn't collapsing — certainly not yet, ...more

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A large fire broke out Sunday in the basement of a sprawling residential complex in Saudi Arabia's oil-rich east, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 200, officials in the kingdom said.The blaze b ...more

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QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Gunmen attacked a small airport in restive southwestern Pakistan on Sunday, killing two officials, authorities said.The attackers stormed Baluchistan province's Jewni airport and destroyed navigational equipment there aft ...more

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LONDON (AP) — A tiny, wireless pacemaker could offer some heart patients a surgery-free alternative to the traditional devices, a new study says. Some doctors, however, say there are lingering safety questions and warned patients not to rush to get the ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — More than 300 grade schools in the Chinese neighborhood shaken by this month's deadly blasts will start the fall semester on time, the district government of Binhai in the port city of Tianjin said Sunday.All the schools in the di ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen AG and Suzuki Motor Corp. say an arbitration tribunal has formally put an end to a failed alliance between the two companies to develop green cars, and Suzuki will buy back the 19.9 percent stake that Volkswagen held.The ...more