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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates winning his semifinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas in five sets, 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 4-6, 6-1, at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
October 09, 2020 - 2:12 pm
PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic seemed well on his way to yet another ho-hum victory, yet another French Open final, yet another matchup against rival Rafael Nadal. And then, suddenly, what had been a gallop became a grind. Slightly more than two hours into his semifinal against Stefanos Tsitsipas on...
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Pedestrians pass the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, in New York. Stocks are rising on Wall Street Friday as talks appear to be continuing in the start-and-stop drive on Capitol Hill to deliver more aid to the ailing economy. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
October 09, 2020 - 10:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are rising on Wall Street Friday as talks appear to be continuing in the start-and-stop drive on Capitol Hill to deliver more aid to the ailing economy. The S&P 500 was 0.9% higher in afternoon trading, on track for its third straight gain. It’s also on pace to close out...
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A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in the rain in Tokyo Friday, Oct. 9, 2020. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday on hopes Washington will provide more aid to the struggling U.S. economy. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
October 08, 2020 - 9:13 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher on Friday on hopes Washington will provide more aid to the struggling U.S. economy. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Hong Kong, South Korea and Australia advanced. Tokyo was off 0.1%. Wall Street gained Thursday after President Donald Trump...
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Judge Maria Lepenioti, center, delivers the verdict in a court in Athens, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. The court has ruled the far-right Golden Dawn party was operating as a criminal organization, delivering landmark guilty verdicts in a politically charged five-year trial against dozens of defendants, including former lawmakers of what had become Greece's third largest party. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
October 08, 2020 - 7:20 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court is expected Thursday to sentence the 18 former lawmakers of the extreme right-wing Golden Dawn party, including its leader, a day after the three-member panel of judges delivered a landmark verdict deeming the party a criminal organization. Wednesday’s verdict...
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The TIPCO tower stands in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. One of Asia's biggest asphalt companies, Tipco Asphalt, is helping Venezuela skirt harsh U.S. sanctions by moving hundreds of millions of dollars on behalf of the state-run oil company PDVSA, according to an Associated Press investigation. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
October 08, 2020 - 5:31 am
MIAMI (AP) — Back in January, a yearlong campaign of U.S. sanctions was taking its toll at Venezuela’s state-run oil company. Many of PDVSA’s overseas bank accounts had been frozen or closed, hampering its ability to pay vendors on whom it relies to keep the nation’s crude flowing. So, as the bills...
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A man wearing a face mask stands near a screen showing the Korea Composite Stock Price Index (KOSPI) at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020. Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on optimism that U.S. stimulus may be coming, as President Donald Trump appeared to reverse his earlier decision to halt talks on another economic rescue effort. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
October 07, 2020 - 8:42 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher on Thursday on optimism U.S. stimulus may be coming after all, as President Donald Trump appeared to reverse his earlier decision to halt talks on another economic rescue effort. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 0.9% to 23,636.35. South Korea's Kospi...
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October 07, 2020 - 10:50 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The White House said Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump plans to appoint a man who once advised creditors in financial disputes involving Puerto Rico and Argentina to a federal control board overseeing the U.S. territory's finances. Justin Peterson is expected...
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A man walks under a screen showing the KOSPI, Korea Composite Stock Price Index at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020. Stocks were mixed in Asia on Wednesday despite an overnight decline on Wall Street after President Donald Trump ordered a stop to talks on another round of aid for the economy. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
October 07, 2020 - 4:16 am
World shares were mostly lower on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a stop to talks on another round of aid for the economy. U.S. futures were up slightly after dropping on Trump's announcement the day before. Markets were down slightly in Germany, France and Japan but closed...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2020 file photo, trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange at the end of the trading day. Stocks are drifting between small gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020, a day after a broad rally. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
October 06, 2020 - 2:03 pm
Stocks dropped on Wall Street Tuesday after President Donald Trump ordered a stop to negotiations with Democrats on a coronavirus economic stimulus bill until after the election. The S&P 500 index slid 1.4% after having been up 0.7% prior to the president’s announcement, which he made on...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 file photo, supporters of Greece's extreme right Golden Dawn raise torches during a rally commemorating a 1996 military incident which cost the lives of three Greek navy officers and brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war, in Athens. Greek police officials they are planning to deploy about 2,000 officers around Athens as the leadership of the extreme right group Golden Dawn faces a landmark criminal trial verdict. Eighteen former lawmakers from the party founded in the 1980s as a neo-Nazi organization are among 69 defendants who have been on trial for the past five years. The verdict is expected Wednesday Oct. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis, File)
October 06, 2020 - 8:20 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police officials said Tuesday they are planning to deploy about 2,000 officers around Athens as the leadership of the extreme right group Golden Dawn faces a landmark criminal trial verdict. Eighteen former lawmakers from the party founded in the 1980s as a neo-Nazi...
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