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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2018. A central bank survey released Monday showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, underlining fears in this export-reliant economy about trade tensions. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 02, 2018 - 2:48 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Global markets fell Monday as weaker-than-expected Asian economic surveys ratcheted up worries over the potential impact of higher tariffs due to be imposed by China and the U.S. in a festering trade dispute. Over in Europe, a prolonged German government crisis weighed on sentiment...
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From left, handy Japan CEO Hiro Katsuse, Tink Labs Founder and CEO Terence Kwok and Softbank President and CEO Ken Miyauchi pose for a photo during a press conference in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2018. Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank is investing in a mobile device service for hotel guests, called handy Japan, offering tourist spot information and internet access. Handy, developed by Hong Kong-based Tink Labs, is available in 650,000 rooms in 4,000 hotels in 82 countries. (AP Photo/Nicola Shannon)
July 02, 2018 - 2:30 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese technology conglomerate SoftBank is investing in a mobile device service for hotel guests, called handy Japan, that offers information on tourist attractions and internet access. Terms of the deal, announced Monday, were not disclosed. Handy, developed by Hong Kong-based Tink...
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In this image made from video, Philippines Mayor Antonio Halili is seen on the ground after being shot during a flag-raising ceremony, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Tanauan city, south of Manila, Philippines. Mayor Halili known for parading drug suspects in public but also alleged to have drug ties himself was shot and killed by a sniper Monday in a brazen attack in front of horrified employees and village leaders. (AP
July 02, 2018 - 2:22 am
TANAUAN, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine provincial city mayor known for parading drug suspects in public but also alleged to have drug ties himself was shot and killed by a sniper Monday in a brazen attack during a flag-raising ceremony in front of hundreds of horrified employees and village...
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In this Monday, June 25, 2018, photo, a man inspects cooking woks in a factory in Hangzhou in east China's Zhejiang province. Surveys show Chinese manufacturing decelerated in June as exports weakened, Beijing tightened lending controls and trade tensions with Washington rose. (Chinatopix via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 12:57 am
BEIJING (AP) — Two surveys show Chinese manufacturing slowed in June as exports weakened, Beijing tightened lending controls and trade tensions with Washington rose. The business magazine Caixin said Monday its monthly purchasing managers' index edged down to 51.0 from May's 51.1 on a 100-point...
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July 01, 2018 - 11:12 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state media say protesters have clashed with police over water scarcity in the southwest for a second night. IRNA says protesters threw stones and debris at police and set a car on fire in a protest that began late Sunday in the city of Abadan. The report says police...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, July 2, 2018. A central bank survey released Monday showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, underlining fears in this export-reliant economy about trade tensions. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
July 01, 2018 - 9:27 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Monday after surveys showed a deterioration in the outlook for Chinese manufacturing ahead of the expected imposition of higher tariffs by Beijing and Washington starting Friday. Japan also reported weaker data. U.S. attempts to gain an upper hand...
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FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, people enter the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo. A central bank survey released Monday, July 2, 2018 showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, underlining fears in this export-reliant economy about trade tensions. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
July 01, 2018 - 8:45 pm
TOKYO (AP) — A central bank survey released Monday showed Japan's corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, highlighting risks to this export-reliant economy from trade tensions. The Bank of Japan's "tankan" survey measuring confidence among large-scale manufacturers was at 21 points,...
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Presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, of the MORENA party, during general election in Mexico City, Mexico, Sunday, July 1, 2018. Mexicans were voting Sunday in a potentially transformative election that could put in power a firebrand vowing to end politics and business as usual in a country weary of spiraling violence and scandal-plagued politicians. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
July 01, 2018 - 8:42 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Furious at spiraling corruption and violence, Mexican voters appeared to have unleashed a political earthquake Sunday by electing a leftist firebrand and giving him a broad mandate to overthrow the political establishment and govern for the poor. A prominent exit poll gave...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2017 file photo German Chancellor and Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party chairwoman Angela Merkel waves after her speech at an election campaign rally besides Bavarian state governor Horst Seehofer in Munich. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
July 01, 2018 - 5:11 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A resolution to Germany's government crisis proved elusive Sunday after the head of the Bavaria-only Christian Social Union in Angela Merkel's conservative bloc offered his resignation rather than back down from his stance against the chancellor's migration policies. A nearly eight-...
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Spain's Andres Iniesta, above, comforts Spain's Jordi Alba at the end of the round of 16 match between Spain and Russia at the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
July 01, 2018 - 4:11 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Add this to your book of Russian proverbs: He who only passes is passed. Mighty Spain dominated the field at Luzhniki Stadium, dulled the senses with mind-numbing ball movement around the perimeter of the penalty area Sunday. It was the classic "tiki-taka" style that led to a World...
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