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BANGKOK (AP) — Global stocks turned higher on Tuesday, recovering from recent losses, though investors were monitoring protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, as a potential risk to stability in Asian trading.KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC ...more

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DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Walgreen Co. (WAG) on Tuesday reported a loss of $239 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.On a per-share basis, the Deerfield, Illinois-based company said it had a loss of 25 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring co ...more

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SCOTT, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say the body of an Arkansas real estate agent who disappeared Thursday has been found in a shallow grave at a concrete company.Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Lt. Carl Minden says Beverly Carter's body was found ea ...more

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TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The World Bank is lending Albania $150 million (€118 million) to help overhaul its dysfunctional state-run power sector and pay for electricity imports from other Balkan states.The Energy Ministry said Tuesday the loan wil ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China's phone regulator said Tuesday it has approved Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 for use on Chinese networks after the company promised never to install "backdoors" to give other governments access to users' information. Apple said sales start ...more

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ABOARD THE COCONUT PRINCESS (AP) — On a cruise more about politics than pleasure, Zhang Jing watched the gray shells of the Paracel Islands emerge from the purple, pre-dawn South China Sea.Cheers erupted on board at the sight of the distant land ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China's manufacturing activity in September held steady at the previous month's low level, indicating the world's second-largest economy faces risks to growth, a survey showed Tuesday.HSBC Corp.'s monthly purchasing managers' inde ...more

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BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly lower Tuesday after Wall Street's losses overnight and pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong, a major financial center, added to worries about political risk.KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index tumble ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico says it has nabbed five suspected members of a ring believed to have stolen over 1 million gallons (4 million liters) of oil per month in a northeastern state.The Attorney General's office says the suspects include the ...more

AP News - 11 hours ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doc Rivers loves nothing more than talking basketball. And with the scandal involving former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling beginning to fade into the background, Rivers welcomes returning the focus squarely to the team a ...more