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Asian shares retreat on poor Japan trade data, China jitters

Nov. 20, 2019 12:59 AM 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...

Taylor scores 22 to lead Wyoming past Detroit 76-49

Nov. 19, 2019 11:36 PM EST

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — TJ Taylor scored a career-high 22 points on his birthday and Wyoming routed Detroit 76-49 on Tuesday night, breaking a three-game losing streak. A.J. Banks added 15 points for Wyoming (2-3). Hunter Maldonado added 13 points and seven assists. Jake Hendricks had 12 points and 10...

Andrews, Lovett lift FIU over Cleveland St. 107-61

Nov. 19, 2019 10:48 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — Devon Andrews had 16 points to lead five Florida International players in double figures, Osasumwen Osaghae had a double-double, and the Panthers rolled past Cleveland State 107-61 on Tuesday night. Osaghae finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Eric Lovett added 14 points, Isaiah Banks...

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,...

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,...

‘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...