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Fox's James Murdoch slams Trump's Charlottesville response
NEW YORK (AP) -- The CEO of 21st Century Fox denounced racism and terrorists while expressing concern over President Donald Trump's reaction to the deadly violence surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia....

China to limit overseas investments in real estate, sports
BEIJING (AP) -- China's government is moving to curb domestic companies' investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, following a series of high-profile, multibillion-dollar acquisitions by Chinese firms....

Chinese traders furious after crackdown on N. Korean imports
BEIJING (AP) -- Furious Chinese businesspeople said Friday that Beijing's decision to enforce U.N. sanctions on North Korean seafood imports would hobble the economy of an entire northeastern city, sparking a rare public protest earlier this week after the surprise move suddenly choked off border trade....

11 US states added jobs in July
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hiring increased in 11 U.S. states in July, while the unemployment rate tumbled to record lows in two states....

Skeptics dismiss Bannon's call for economic war with China
WASHINGTON (AP) -- White House adviser Steve Bannon isn't alone in pondering America's possibly generation-defining question about China's emerging superpower status - but his call for an "economic war" puts him far outside the mainstream....

3 charities cancel Mar-a-Lago events amid Trump backlash
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's comments about the white nationalist rally last weekend are hurting not just his political standing, but his pocketbook....

Hot stock tip: Chicken Soup for the Soul
NEW YORK (AP) -- "These are the times that try men's souls," was written more than two centuries ago, but given events this week, they could have popped up in any blog or tweet in recent days....

The real revolution in NKorea is rise of consumer culture
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Like all North Korean adults, Song Un Pyol wears the faces of leader Kim Jong Un's father and grandfather pinned neatly to her left lapel, above her heart. But on her right glitters a diamond-and-gold brooch....

Tech companies continue efforts to banish extremist accounts
NEW YORK (AP) -- Tech companies' efforts to banish extremist groups and individuals are continuing as a social network popular with extremists disappeared from Google's Android app store....

Tech companies banishing extremists after Charlottesville
NEW YORK (AP) -- It took bloodshed in Charlottesville to get tech companies to do what civil rights groups have been calling for for years: take a firmer stand against accounts used to promote hate and violence....

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