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Stock market today: Global shares mostly fall as dive for Big Tech stocks hits Wall St rally

Jul. 18, 2024 05:07 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly lower Thursday, with Tokyo’s benchmark dipping more than 2%, after Wall Street’s record-breaking rally slammed into a wall of worries over potentially worsening trade tensions with China. France's CAC 40 inched down less than 0.1% in...

GOP vice presidential pick Vance talks Appalachian ties in speech as resentment over memoir simmers

Jul. 18, 2024 01:49 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Newly minted vice presidential nominee JD Vance built his Wednesday night speech to the Republican National Convention around his own Appalachian roots, but it wasn't the first time he had shared his personal story. Long before he was a U.S. senator from...

Hundreds gather to remember former fire chief fatally shot at Trump rally in Pennsylvania

Jul. 18, 2024 01:14 AM EDT

SARVER, Pa. (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered Wednesday to remember the former fire chief shot and killed at a weekend rally for former President Donald Trump in a rural area of Pennsylvania shaken by violence perpetrated by a local 20-year-old man. Outside Lernersville Speedway...

Stock market today: Asian shares mostly fall as dive for Big Tech stocks hits Wall St rally

Jul. 18, 2024 00:36 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Thursday, with Tokyo’s benchmark dipping more than 2%, after Wall Street’s record-breaking rally slammed into a wall of worries over potentially worsening trade tensions with China. By early afternoon, Japan's Nikkei 225 index was...

House Oversight panel subpoenas Secret Service director to testify on Trump assassination attempt

Jul. 17, 2024 20:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Accountability Committee issued a subpoena Wednesday to the Secret Service director compelling her to appear before the committee on Monday for what is scheduled to be the first congressional hearing into the attempted...

What to watch as the Republican National Convention enters its third day in Milwaukee

Jul. 17, 2024 12:45 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The third day of the Republican National Convention kicks off Wednesday with Republicans — led by the newly nominated Donald Trump and JD Vance — shifting to issues of national security and foreign policy. Republicans are expected to focus on Democratic...

Homeland Security inspector general opens investigation into the Secret Service's handling of Trump's security at rally

Jul. 17, 2024 08:38 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security inspector general opens investigation into the Secret Service's handling of Trump's security at rally.

Stock market today: Asian stocks slip, while Australian index tracks Wall St rally to hit record

Jul. 17, 2024 02:15 AM EDT

Asian stocks were mostly lower Wednesday even as investors wagered that the Federal Reserve will come ahead with a cut to interest rates, while Australia’s benchmark hit a new record. U.S. futures were mixed and oil prices were little changed. In Tokyo, the Nikkei...

Biden and Trump offer worlds-apart contrasts on issues in 2024's rare contest between two presidents

Jul. 16, 2024 20:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden and Donald Trump are two presidents with unfinished business and an itch to get it done. Their track records and plans on abortion, immigration, taxes, wars abroad — you name it — leave no doubt that the man voters choose in November will seek to...

The man killed at a Trump rally died shielding his family. Neighbors share stories of 2 others hurt

Jul. 16, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

BUTLER, Pa. (AP) — The bystander killed when a sniper opened fire at a rally for former President Donald Trump in Pennsylvania was a beloved family man and girl dad who served his community with “quiet resilience,” his loved ones said Monday. Corey D. Comperatore, 50, of...