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An elderly man walks past wallets designed as Euro banknotes, outside a kiosk in central Athens, Friday, June 16, 2017. After months of haggling that raised fears of another escalation in Greece's debt crisis, the 19-country eurozone agreed late Thursday to clear the release of a further 8.5 billion euros ($9.5 billion) after the Greek government delivered on an array of reforms. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
June 16, 2017 - 8:06 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek stocks rallied to two-year highs on Friday, after the government struck a deal with European creditors that means the country won't face another brush with bankruptcy anytime soon. However, for austerity-weary Greeks the deal does little to lift the pall from years of...
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An elderly man walks past wallets designed as Euro banknotes, outside a kiosk in central Athens, Friday, June 16, 2017. After months of haggling that raised fears of another escalation in Greece's debt crisis, the 19-country eurozone agreed late Thursday to clear the release of a further 8.5 billion euros ($9.5 billion) after the Greek government delivered on an array of reforms. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
June 16, 2017 - 8:06 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek stocks rallied to two-year highs on Friday, after the government struck a deal with European creditors that means the country won't face another brush with bankruptcy anytime soon. However, for austerity-weary Greeks the deal does little to lift the pall from years of...
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June 16, 2017 - 7:41 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The head of Thailand's military government has used his special powers to cut through regulations and launch work on a much-delayed $5.27 billion (179 billion baht) joint Thai-Chinese project for a new railway from Bangkok to the northeast. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha utilized...
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June 16, 2017 - 7:41 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The head of Thailand's military government has used his special powers to cut through regulations and launch work on a much-delayed $5.27 billion (179 billion baht) joint Thai-Chinese project for a new railway from Bangkok to the northeast. Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha utilized...
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In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo, builders work on the roof of a home under construction at a housing plan in Jackson Township, Butler County, Pa. On Friday, June 16, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in May. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 16, 2017 - 6:45 am
A diminished supply of available homes is swelling prices in large U.S. metro areas from New York to Miami to Los Angeles, squeezing out would-be buyers and pushing up rents as more people are forced to remain tenants. The trend is pressuring Americans' budgets, with about one-third of households...
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In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo, builders work on the roof of a home under construction at a housing plan in Jackson Township, Butler County, Pa. On Friday, June 16, 2017, the Commerce Department reports on U.S. home construction in May. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 16, 2017 - 6:45 am
A diminished supply of available homes is swelling prices in large U.S. metro areas from New York to Miami to Los Angeles, squeezing out would-be buyers and pushing up rents as more people are forced to remain tenants. The trend is pressuring Americans' budgets, with about one-third of households...
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June 16, 2017 - 5:53 am
BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday it doesn't want governments to extend their laws to cover other countries after Washington asked a court to seize $1.9 million from a Chinese company accused of helping North Korea evade financial sanctions. The U.S. complaint Thursday comes as the administration of...
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June 16, 2017 - 5:53 am
BEIJING (AP) — China said Friday it doesn't want governments to extend their laws to cover other countries after Washington asked a court to seize $1.9 million from a Chinese company accused of helping North Korea evade financial sanctions. The U.S. complaint Thursday comes as the administration of...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, June 16, 2017. Asian stocks were mixed Friday as a tech sell-off overnight on Wall Street shaded sentiment among investors who continued to focus on central bank decisions, including an upcoming decision in Japan. Hang Seng rebounded 0.4 percent to 25,662.27 after dropping more than 1 percent the day before while the Shanghai Composite lost 0.2 percent to 3,127.72. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 16, 2017 - 5:17 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stocks are mostly higher Friday after Japan's central bank kept its ultra-lax monetary stance intact, lifting Asian sentiment and propping up the dollar. News of another Greek bailout shored up European shares. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. France's...
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A woman walks by an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, June 16, 2017. Asian stocks were mixed Friday as a tech sell-off overnight on Wall Street shaded sentiment among investors who continued to focus on central bank decisions, including an upcoming decision in Japan. Hang Seng rebounded 0.4 percent to 25,662.27 after dropping more than 1 percent the day before while the Shanghai Composite lost 0.2 percent to 3,127.72. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 16, 2017 - 5:17 am
HONG KONG (AP) — World stocks are mostly higher Friday after Japan's central bank kept its ultra-lax monetary stance intact, lifting Asian sentiment and propping up the dollar. News of another Greek bailout shored up European shares. KEEPING SCORE: European shares rose in early trading. France's...
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