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Asian stocks gain after US, China announce truce on tariffs

Oct 14, 2019

Asian stock markets rise after Washington and Beijing announce a truce on tariff hikes in a trade war

Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warns of mudslides

Oct 14, 2019

Rescue crews dig through mudslides and search near swollen rivers for those missing after a typhoon caused serious damage in central and northern Japan

China's September imports from US fall 20% amid tariff war

Oct 14, 2019

China's September imports from the United States fall 20.6% amid tariff war

Impeachment dominates, but much other work awaits Congress

Oct 13, 2019

Impeachment may have leapfrogged to the top of the national agenda, but members of Congress still have their day jobs as legislators _ and they're returning to work this coming week with mixed hopes of success.

The Latest: Germany to curtail arms exports to Turkey

Oct 12, 2019

Germany's foreign minister has announced that the country will curtail its arms exports to Turkey, which has started a military offensive into northeastern Syria against Syrian Kurdish fighters

Xi becomes 1st Chinese president in 2 decades to visit Nepal

Oct 12, 2019

Xi Jinping has become the first Chinese president in more than two decades to visit Nepal, where he's expected to sign agreements on major infrastructure projects

Iran says oil tanker struck by missiles off Saudi Arabia

Oct 11, 2019

Iranian officials say missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia

The Latest: Man connected to campaign scheme held in Calif.

Oct 11, 2019

A federal judge in San Francisco has ordered Andrey Kukushkin held pending a bail hearing

Cracks were found in a key structural part on 38 Boeing jets

Oct 10, 2019

More than three dozen older Boeing 737 jets have been found to have structural cracking in a part that helps keep wings from falling off the plane

Retiree checks to rise modestly amid push to expand benefits

Oct 10, 2019

Social Security says millions of retirees will get a modest 1.6% cost-of-living increase in 2020 _ and that comes to about $24 more a month more the average retired worker

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