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A typhoon kills 3 as it nears Taiwan. It killed 13 in the Philippines, where people plead for rescue

Jul. 24, 2024 12:57 PM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A typhoon killed three people in Taiwan as it approached the island on Wednesday, while people trapped by rising floodwaters in the Philippines called for help in the Southeast Asian nation where at least 13 died. Taiwan's Central News Agency said more than...

Ukraine's foreign minister seeking 'common ground' with China in talks on ending war with Russia

Jul. 24, 2024 06:34 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Ukraine's Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba has said he is seeking “common ground” in talks this week with his Chinese counterpart on ending his country's war with Russia. Kuleba met Wednesday with Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Guangzhou, a major commercial and...

Chinese officials warn of risks from higher US tariffs, urge US business leaders to help mend ties

Jul. 24, 2024 03:50 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Chinese officials warned a delegation of top U.S. executives visiting Beijing this week that higher tariffs on imports from China will harm their businesses inside the country. The delegation of influential business people belonging to the U.S. China Business...

Hamas and Fatah agree to form a government. What does it mean and who are these Palestinian groups?

Jul. 23, 2024 15:02 PM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian factions and bitter foes Hamas and Fatah signed a declaration in China vowing to form a unity government to govern the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip following the end of the Israel-Hamas war. The agreement announced in Beijing on Tuesday,...

Rivals Hamas and Fatah sign a declaration to form a future government as war rages in Gaza

Jul. 23, 2024 14:52 PM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah agreed in Beijing to form a government together, the groups said Tuesday, in the latest attempt at resolving a longstanding rivalry that looms over any potential vision for the rule of Gaza after the war with Israel. ...

A very strong quarter at General Motors is overshadowed by potential headwinds for industry

Jul. 23, 2024 13:48 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. customers who bought a new General Motors vehicle last quarter paid an average of just under $49,900, a price that helped push the company's net income 15% above a year ago. And GM Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson said he doesn’t see his company cutting...

Taiwan's air force cancels drills as typhoon approaches. Naval and land exercises to continue

Jul. 23, 2024 13:06 PM EDT

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — An approaching typhoon prompted the cancellation of air force drills off Taiwan’s east coast on Tuesday, although naval and land exercises were set to continue in other parts of the self-governing island democracy that China threatens to invade. The Air...

Bernard Arnault has been dubbed the Olympics' godfather. Here's how he built LVMH's fortune

Jul. 23, 2024 09:51 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — For decades, France’s LVMH has been the face of luxury for the wealthy who tote Louis Vuitton bags, don Christian Dior clothing, spritz Bulgari perfume and sip Veuve Clicquot Champagne. This week, the world's dominant luxury group — home to 75 high-end brands...

China's Baosteel to buy out Nippon Steel's 50% stake in auto steel venture

Jul. 23, 2024 05:45 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — China’s Baosteel said Tuesday that it will acquire Nippon Steel’s 50% stake in their auto steel joint venture for about $242 million. The contract for the joint venture, Baosteel Nippon Steel Automotive Steel Sheets, was due to expire on July 30. ...

China's Baosteel says it will acquire Nippon Steel's 50% stake in their auto steel joint venture

Jul. 23, 2024 05:18 AM EDT
BANGKOK (AP) — China's Baosteel says it will acquire Nippon Steel's 50% stake in their auto steel joint venture.