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BEIJING (AP) — Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier have announced plans to build 400 charging stations for electric cars.The plan announced Friday calls for China Unicom Ltd. to provide space for construction and basic servi ...more

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.The staff reduction represents about 30 perc ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders.The Agriculture Department is trying to stop them. Since June ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Japan's vital signs remained weak in July as wages fell further and household spending dropped, signaling continued weakness in the world's third-largest economy.Data released Friday showed the inflation rate was unchanged from the ...more

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart should be back in his comfort zone at a NASCAR track, ready for racing.His return from a three-week hiatus isn't so simple.Stewart will emerge from seclusion Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway for the fir ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — China is showing off the growing sophistication of its defense industries by featuring its newest attack helicopters and main battle tanks at a multinational live-firing military exercise in the country's north.State media said th ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of passengers are feeling the impact of a pilots strike in Germany after negotiations between the country's biggest airline Lufthansa and the union representing pilots collapsed over a long-running dispute regarding wages and ea ...more

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QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador is planning to create the world's first government-issued digital currency, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar, which the government cannot ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Tokyo stocks led declines in most Asian markets on Friday after Japanese economic data showed that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike.KEEPING SCORE: The Nikkei 225, the benchmark f ...more

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GENEVA (AP) — The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is accelerating and could grow six times larger to infect as many as 20,000 people, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The U.N. health agency unveiled a new road map for containing the virus, an ...more