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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Asian shares are mostly rising despite continuing fears about an outbreak of a new virus that began in China, which sent regional indexes mostly lower recently. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

Asian shares mostly rise while virus fears continue

Feb. 19, 2020 2:31 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, despite overnight losses on Wall Street and continuing fears about an outbreak of a new virus that began in China. The Nikkei 225 rose 1.0% in afternoon trading to 23,415.30. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 added 0.4% to 7,144.60. South Korea's Kospi declined...

People walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Shares have fallen in Asia as the impact from the virus outbreak that began in China deepened, with Apple saying it would fail to meet its profit target and China moving to cancel major events including the Beijing auto show. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Asian shares mostly rise despite continuing virus fears

Feb. 18, 2020 11:47 PM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Wednesday, despite overnight losses on Wall Street and continuing fears about an outbreak of a new virus that began in China. The Nikkei 225 rose 1.1% in morning trading to 23,453.59 after data for January showed Japan's exports fell less than expected in January....

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Feb. 18, 2020 5:44 PM EST

Major U.S. stock indexes closed mostly lower Tuesday, erasing some of the market's gains from the past two weeks. Banks and technology stocks accounted for most of the decline. The Nasdaq eked out a tiny gain that was good enough to nudge it to another record high. The selling came as investors weighed the...

Arzel J. Ivery is seen in an undated photo provided by the Shelby County, Tenn., Sheriff's Office. Ivery, boyfriend of Amarah Banks, is charged in Milwaukee County, Wis., Ivery is charged with three counts of first-degree homicide. The bodies of Amarah Banks, 5-year-old Zaniya Ivery and 4-year-old Camaria Banks were discovered Sunday. Feb. 16, 2020. Autopsies are planned Monday on the bodies of Banks and her two young daughters that were found in a Milwaukee garage more than a week after they were reported missing.  (Shelby County, Tenn.  Sheriff's Office via AP)

Charge: Man strangled girlfriend, 2 girls, burned bodies

Feb. 18, 2020 4:15 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee man strangled his girlfriend then killed her two young daughters, kissing the girls and telling them their mother wanted them to be in heaven with her, prosecutors said Tuesday. Arzel Ivery, 25, was charged in Milwaukee County with three counts of first-degree intentional...

FILE - In this May 4, 2018, file photo, a man walks past a branch of HSBC bank in Hong Kong. Europe's biggest bank has reported that its net profit fell 53% in 2019 to $6 billion. London-based HSBC, whose profit is mainly from Asia, said it plans to revamp its U.S. and European business and shed $100 billion in assets to improve its profitability.  (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)

HSBC cuts headcount by 35,000 in deep overhaul

Feb. 18, 2020 8:51 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Europe's biggest bank, HSBC, will shed some 35,000 jobs as part of an overhaul to focus on faster-growing markets in Asia and as it tries to cope with a slew of global uncertainties, from Brexit to the trade wars to the new coronavirus. The interim chief executive, Noel Quinn, said Tuesday...

Arzel J. Ivery is seen in an undated photo provided by the Shelby County, Tenn., Sheriff's Office. Ivery, boyfriend of Amarah Banks, is charged in Milwaukee County, Wis., with felony aggravated battery, online court records show. The bodies of Amarah Banks, 5-year-old Zaniya Ivery and 4-year-old Camaria Banks were discovered Sunday. Feb. 16, 2020. Autopsies are planned Monday on the bodies of Banks and her two young daughters that were found in a Milwaukee garage more than a week after they were reported missing.  (Shelby County, Tenn.  Sheriff's Office via AP)

Charge: Man had recently battered woman who was found slain

Feb. 17, 2020 4:57 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A woman who was found slain in a Milwaukee garage along with her two daughters had been beaten up by her boyfriend the day before she was reported missing — and just hours after the funeral of the couple's young son, according to a criminal complaint. The bodies of 26-year-old...

Saint Peter's remains atop MAAC beating Fairfield

Feb. 16, 2020 5:22 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Estrada had a season-high 20 points as St. Peter's beat Fairfield 61-44 on Sunday. The Peacocks remain a half-game ahead of Siena in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference action. Siena (13-10, 9-5) beat Manhattan on Sunday. Fousseyni Drame had 11 points and 10 rebounds for St....

Edert scores 18 to lead St. Peter's past Quinnipiac 84-72

Feb. 14, 2020 9:46 PM EST

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Doug Edert came off the bench to score 18 points to lead St. Peter's to an 84-72 win over Quinnipiac on Friday night. Edert hit 4 of 6 3-pointers. Daryl Banks III had 18 points for St. Peter's (12-11, 9-5 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference), which earned its fifth consecutive home...

Jackson scores 31 to lead Akron past Central Michigan 80-67

Feb. 14, 2020 9:34 PM EST

Loren Cristian Jackson scored 31 points for his third 30-plus game of the season, and Akron defeated Central Michigan 80-67 on Friday night. Jackson made 11-of-16 shots from the floor, including 5 of 9 beyond the arc, and all four of his free-throw attempts. He also reached the 30-point mark against Toledo (33)...

Man indicted in fatal shooting of Louisiana Walmart employee

Feb. 14, 2020 6:56 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a New Orleans Walmart employee and wounding a female customer has been indicted on murder charges, according to the district attorney's office. An Orleans Parish grand jury on Thursday indicted Kentrell Banks, 21, of second-degree murder and attempted...