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NEW DELHI (AP) — India's state-owned banks are conducting a massive campaign to open millions of accounts for poor Indians who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money lenders.Tens of thousands have already lined up to ope ...more

AP News - 32 mins ago

PARIS (AP) — Facing pitiful poll numbers, Francois Hollande has cast his lot: The French president who once decried global finance and vowed a 75-percent tax on millionaires has quashed dissent from his Socialist government's left flank and appointed a ...more

AP News - 2 hours ago

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Federal Labor Office says the country's jobless rate ticked up slightly to 6.7 percent in August as 30,000 more people joined the ranks of the unemployed.The office said Thursday there were 2.90 million people out of work ...more

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TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets were muted Thursday ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 slipped 0.4 percent to 4,377.14 in early European trading, while Britain's FTSE 100 was ...more

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai-based port operator DP World said Thursday its profit rose 26 percent in the first half of the year as it was able to process more cargo thanks to new capacity and a pick-up in global trade.The government ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.In her twenties, Oh traveled around South Korea to learn dog meat recipes from ...more

AP News - 3 hours ago

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The change made by the Kansas City Chiefs a few years ago was subtle — one word, really — yet it ushered a pronounced change in the way the franchise viewed its most important fans.Season-ticket holders became known as "s ...more

AP News - 4 hours ago

BERLIN (AP) — A German union representing pilots says it is planning a new round of strikes in a long-running dispute over wages and early retirement benefits.The Vereinigung Cockpit union says in a statement it will order pilots of Germanwings, ...more

AP News - 6 hours ago

TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Thursday but gains were muted ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.KEEPING SCORE: The Nikkei 225, the benchmark for the Tokyo Stock Exchange, inched down 0.5 ...more

AP News - 7 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are more anxious about the economy now than they were right after the Great Recession ended despite stock market gains, falling unemployment and growth moving closer to full health.Seventy-one percent of Americans say ...more