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Asian shares track optimism on Wall Street over tariffs

Sep. 19, 2018 11:28 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly higher on Thursday with narrow trading after news of a fresh round of tariffs by the U.S. on $200 billion in Chinese goods received a muted reaction on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was flat at 23,672.91, ahead of the ruling Liberal Democratic...

Asian shares mixed as Trump orders new tariffs on China

Sep. 17, 2018 11:55 PM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Tuesday after President Donald Trump ordered tariffs on $200 billion more in Chinese goods, ramping up tensions between the world's top two economies. Investors have been expecting the move, even as U.S. officials proposed a new round of talks with their Chinese...

Twins beat Tigers 6-1 behind 6 sharp innings from Stewart

Sep. 17, 2018 11:38 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ron Gardenhire encountered a familiar face during the pregame lineup exchange. It was his son — representing the opposing team. Toby Gardenhire is spending some time with the Twins as a coach, an opportunity made even more special Monday by the fact that Minnesota was facing Detroit....

Markets Right Now: Technology stocks lead US indexes lower

Sep. 17, 2018 4:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. Technology stocks led the way downward on Wall Street as traders braced for more tariffs to be announced on China. Apple lost 2.7 percent Monday, Netflix slumped 3.9 percent and Twitter gave up 4.2 percent. Most...

McGuire with 3 TDs leads W. Illinois past Montana 31-27

Sep. 15, 2018 8:20 PM EDT

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Sean McGuire threw for three touchdowns and Eric Carrera's late interception preserved the lead as Western Illinois edged Montana 31-27 on Saturday. The Leathernecks (1-2) were trailing 27-17 late in the fourth quarter when Steve McShane took a punt return 58 yards for a score, cutting...

Da Silva's candidate vows to be his own man in Brazil

Sep. 12, 2018 8:22 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — In his first full day as the presidential candidate for Brazil's Workers' Party, Fernando Haddad pledged Wednesday to be his own man if elected and not bow to financial markets or the interests of other countries, including the United States. His promise to be his own man came a day after...

Markets Right Now: US stocks end mostly flat on Wall Street

Sep. 12, 2018 4:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4:00 p.m. After wobbling between gains and losses, U.S. stocks are finishing with a split decision as technology companies dropped, canceling out gains for energy companies. U.S. crude rose 1.6 percent Wednesday and closed...

The Latest: Republican slams John Dean over Watergate role

Sep. 7, 2018 4:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has ended with a testy exchange between Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana and John Dean of Watergate...

Nick Foles will start for Eagles vs Falcons in season opener

Sep. 3, 2018 6:13 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Super Bowl MVP gets the first start of the season. Nick Foles will be under center when the defending champion Philadelphia Eagles host the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night. Coach Doug Pederson made the announcement on Monday, one day after a testy exchange with reporters in which...

AP sources: Former spy said Russia had 'Trump over a barrel'

Sep. 1, 2018 6:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior Justice Department lawyer says a former British spy told him at a breakfast meeting two years ago that Russian intelligence believed it had Donald Trump "over a barrel," according to multiple people familiar with the encounter. The lawyer, Bruce Ohr, also says he learned that a...