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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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June 16, 2017 - 4:38 am
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, says protecting the British economy should be the main purpose of upcoming negotiations over the country's exit from the European Union. Arriving to a meeting with his counterparts in the 28-country EU, Hammond said his "clear view" is "...
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June 16, 2017 - 4:38 am
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, says protecting the British economy should be the main purpose of upcoming negotiations over the country's exit from the European Union. Arriving to a meeting with his counterparts in the 28-country EU, Hammond said his "clear view" is "...
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German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, speaks with from right, European Commissioner for Economy Pierre Moscovici, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, and French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Luxembourg on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Eurogroup finance ministers met on Thursday to review the bailout program for Greece. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 16, 2017 - 4:15 am
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Greece avoided another potential brush with bankruptcy after striking a deal with European creditors to tide it over for the rest of the year and gained assurances that its repayment burden will be eased when it can stand on its own after nearly a decade on financial life support...
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German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, speaks with from right, European Commissioner for Economy Pierre Moscovici, Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, and French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Luxembourg on Thursday, June 15, 2017. Eurogroup finance ministers met on Thursday to review the bailout program for Greece. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
June 16, 2017 - 4:15 am
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Greece avoided another potential brush with bankruptcy after striking a deal with European creditors to tide it over for the rest of the year and gained assurances that its repayment burden will be eased when it can stand on its own after nearly a decade on financial life support...
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June 16, 2017 - 4:11 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Bank of Japan opted Friday to keep its lax monetary policy intact, while noting signs of improvement in the world's third largest economy. A statement issued by the central bank said it expects demand to accelerate, supporting a "moderate expansion." The central bank's key interest...
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June 16, 2017 - 4:11 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Bank of Japan opted Friday to keep its lax monetary policy intact, while noting signs of improvement in the world's third largest economy. A statement issued by the central bank said it expects demand to accelerate, supporting a "moderate expansion." The central bank's key interest...
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June 16, 2017 - 3:56 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. authorities have accused a Chinese company of helping North Korea evade financial sanctions and asked a court to seize $1.9 million they said was improperly moved through American financial institutions. A complaint released Thursday in Washington accused Mingzheng International...
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June 16, 2017 - 3:56 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. authorities have accused a Chinese company of helping North Korea evade financial sanctions and asked a court to seize $1.9 million they said was improperly moved through American financial institutions. A complaint released Thursday in Washington accused Mingzheng International...
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FILE - In this June 1990 file photo, Tetris, an addictive brain-teasing video game, is shown as played on the Nintendo Entertainment System in New York. From the simple “pings” of the ground-breaking “Pong” in 1972, video game music has come of age, with its own culture, sub-cultures and fans. This weekend, June 17-18, 2017, audiences will pack the Philharmonie de Paris' concert hall to soak in the sounds of orchestras performing video game music and wallow in the nostalgia of hours spent with a Game Boy, Sonic the Hedgehog and the evergreen Mario. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
June 16, 2017 - 2:45 am
PARIS (AP) — The electronic bleeps and squawks of "Tetris," ''Donkey Kong" and other generation-shaping games that you may never have thought of as musical are increasingly likely to be playing at a philharmonic concert hall near you. From the "ping ... ping" of Atari's 1972 ground-breaking paddle...
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