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Asian shares retreat on poor Japan trade data, China news

Nov. 19, 2019 10:34 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Shares retreated in Asia on Wednesday after Japan reported its worst monthly decline in exports in three years, putting pressure on the economy as growth slows following a sales tax hike. Adding to regional jitters, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution overnight to support human rights in...

No. 23 Lady Vols beat Stetson 73-46 to remain unbeaten

Nov. 19, 2019 9:22 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rennia Davis scored 15 points and Rae Burrell had a double-double as the 23rd-ranked Lady Volunteers rolled to a 73-46 victory over Stetson on Tuesday night. Burrell had 10 points and 11 rebounds. Jordan Horston scored 14 points, Jazmine Massengill had 12 and Kasiyahna Kushkituah...

Federal Reserve, FDIC approve merger of BB&T, SunTrust banks

Nov. 19, 2019 5:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. on Tuesday approved the $66 billion merger between BB&T and SunTrust, clearing the last hurdles in creating the sixth-largest bank in the U.S. The combination of BB&T Corp., which is based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina,...

9 Great white sharks suddenly show up near the Carolinas

Nov. 19, 2019 2:11 PM EST

OUTER BANKS, N.C. (AP) — It’s not officially Shark Week but for trackers along the East Coast, several great white sharks are putting on a show. The Charlotte Observer reports nine sharks tagged by the ocean data-gathering organization OCEARCH have appeared near the coast in a five-day span,...

Coast Guard responds to fuel spill after tug boat crash

Nov. 19, 2019 9:37 AM EST

NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it’s responding to a diesel spill after a tugboat collided with an old bridge on North Carolina’s Outer Banks. The Coast Guard said in a news release Monday that the fuel is coming from the semi-submerged tug. It had struck the Old Bonner Bridge in...

Protesters force postponement of Lebanese parliament session

Nov. 19, 2019 6:35 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Thousands of protesters rallying against the Lebanese political elite blocked roads in central Beirut on Tuesday, preventing lawmakers from reaching the parliament and forcing the postponement of a legislative session. The session had been scheduled even though the country is still without a...

Lebanese banks to reopen as withdrawal limits made official

Nov. 18, 2019 1:43 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s bank staff union announced Monday it’s ending a week-long strike after increased security and new regulations that officially limited withdrawal and dollar transfers. The union said banks will reopen Tuesday. Banks have been at the center of anti-government protests,...

Coast Guard: Tugboat collides with old North Carolina bridge

Nov. 18, 2019 7:24 AM EST

NAGS HEAD, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard says it’s investigating the collision of a tugboat with an old bridge on the Outer Banks. The Coast Guard said in a news release Sunday that that tugboat Miss Bonnie collided with the Old Bonner Bridge. The replacement for the aging Bonner Bridge opened earlier...

‘Ford v Ferrari’ speeds to No. 1; ‘Charlie’s Angels’ fizzles

Nov. 17, 2019 9:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — “Ford v Ferrari” left its competition in the rearview mirror, racing to an estimated $31 million debut at the box office in a No. 1 finish that counted as a win for big-budget originality. James Mangold’s racing drama rode into the weekend with strong reviews and Oscar...

No. 17 Miami women pull away late from IUPUI 74-65

Nov. 17, 2019 3:14 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Endia Banks scored 23 points, Beatrice Mompremier had 20 points and 11 rebounds and No. 17 Miami used a late 12-0 run to fend off IUPUI 74-65 on Sunday. Mykea Gray saved the Hurricanes, scoring all 16 of her points in the fourth quarter. A disastrous third quarter saw the Hurricanes (3-0) lose...