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Arkansas QB Ty Storey will start at No. 9 Auburn

Sep. 17, 2018 6:11 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — When freshman quarterback Connor Noland entered the game against North Texas at the 6:17 mark in the third quarter, what was left of the Arkansas crowd made its cheers heard loud and clear. Stepping on the field deep in his own territory with little chance of putting together a...

World stocks rise on report of US-China trade talks

Sep. 13, 2018 8:35 AM EDT

SINGAPORE (AP) — Many global markets climbed Thursday following a report that the U.S. has proposed a new round of trade negotiations with China before going ahead with plans to slap tariffs on $200 billion or more in Chinese goods. Investors also appeared heartened by an interest rate increase by Turkey...

The Latest: Kavanaugh hearing begins with partisan rancor

Sep. 4, 2018 9:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 9 p.m. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says the court "must never, never be viewed as a partisan institution." But his argument came at the end of a marathon day marked by rancorous...

Rams keep CB Shields and RBs Davis, Kelly in final cuts

Sep. 1, 2018 5:05 PM EDT

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Tight end Temarrick Hemingway and linebacker Ejuan Price are among the players waived by the Los Angeles Rams in their final roster cutdown. Backup running backs Justin Davis and John Kelly made the defending NFC West champions' roster Saturday. Cornerback Sam Shields also made...

Tariffs stirring fear at many US points of entry for imports

Aug. 31, 2018 3:11 PM EDT

To understand why the impact of President Donald Trump's tariffs could be felt throughout the United States, consider this: From the West Coast to the Great Lakes and the Gulf of Mexico, at least 10 percent of imports at many ports could be hit by new tariffs if Trump's proposals take full effect, according to an...

Global markets lose steam in European trading

Aug. 17, 2018 8:09 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — World stock markets turned lower during European trading hours Friday as investors worried again about Turkey's financial trouble, after Asian stocks rose on news China is preparing to resume trade discussions with the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.3 percent to 7,537 and the...

European stock markets pick up after losses in Asia

Aug. 16, 2018 7:31 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets are higher in European trading as Turkey's currency crisis abated somewhat and after a downbeat day in Asia. Benchmarks in Germany and France rose Thursday while shares in Tokyo, Shanghai and Hong Kong declined. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX added 0.5 percent to 12,221 and in...

Asian stocks slide as investors fret over China's economy

Aug. 16, 2018 12:48 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares fell Thursday after deepening worries about global economic growth, particularly in China, set off a rout on Wall Street. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 index fell 0.2 percent to 22,158.75 and the Hang Seng in Hong Kong lost 0.6 percent to 27,155.66. The Shanghai Composite...

Global markets sink on growth concerns, Turkey jitters

Aug. 15, 2018 8:22 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Stock markets turned lower Wednesday amid concerns about economic growth and continued tensions over Turkey, which announced it was increasing tariffs on imports of some U.S. products. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 1.1 percent to 12,220 and in France, the CAC 40 dropped 1.2 percent to...

US retailers small companies rally as Turkey fears ease

Aug. 14, 2018 4:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rallied Tuesday as banks, retailers, and smaller companies jumped. That helped the market recover most of its losses from the previous two days. The Turkish lira steadied as officials from Turkey and the U.S. said the countries are in talks to ease diplomatic tensions, which...