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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn tr ...more

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PARIS (AP) — Eurostar trains suffered long delays overnight and at least one train was sent back to Paris, causing delays for hundreds of passengers amid reports of migrants on the tracks in the French port of Calais.The problems are the latest ...more

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FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — As a small northern Illinois community mourned a popular veteran police officer who was fatally shot while on duty, authorities scoured the area overnight in search of three men wanted in his slaying.Helicopters were to aid ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks recovered from sharp losses in volatile trading Wednesday as investor sentiment improved amid reports of renewed Chinese government efforts to bolster share prices.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index in main ...more

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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's economy grew a slower-than-expected 0.2 percent in the three months through June, dragged down by waning Chinese demand for resources including iron ore and coal, government figures showed Wednesday.Economi ...more

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BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian, a Dane and a Kazakh blasted off on Wednesday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station.The rocket lifted off from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, a Russian launch facility i ...more

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BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) — Soyuz craft carrying Russian, Dane and Kazakh blasts off for International Space Station. ...more

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HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks extended a global market sell-off Wednesday as poor manufacturing data from the world's two biggest economies dampened investor sentiment.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China led declines in ...more

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BEIJING (AP) — The death toll from an explosion at a chemical factory in eastern China has risen to five and the cause of the blast is still under investigation, state media reported Wednesday.The factory that produces adhesive materials explode ...more

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UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new United Nations report says Gaza could be "uninhabitable" in less than five years if current economic trends continue.The report released Tuesday by the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development points to the eight year ...more

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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation will deploy drones across the territorial waters of Africa's largest oil producer as part of a series of new efforts to help curb rampant oil theft, a company official said Tuesday.< ...more

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___US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing reportNEW YORK (AP) — Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest econo ...more

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Automakers reported U.S. sales for August on Tuesday. Here are top selling cars and trucks, the number sold and the percentage change from last August.<table> <tr> <td>Vehicle</td> <td>Total sold</td> <td>Percent change from Augus ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:NYSEValeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., down $6.55 to $224.05The drug developer is buying ...more

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Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest economy is slowing more than previously anticipated.For the day:The Dow fell 469. ...more

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TORONTO (AP) — Canada has fallen into a recession, dragged down by falling energy prices and economic troubles in China.The Canadian economy retreated at an annual pace of 0.5 percent from April through June after sliding 0.8 percent the first t ...more

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars want to be London's team for the foreseeable future.Jaguars owner Shad Khan said Tuesday he expects to sign a long-term deal to continue playing annually in London. If Khan gets his way, it will ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday.Hotels should also be required to include any m ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — MTV boosted the viewership of its annual Video Music Awards, this year hosted by Miley Cyrus, with a little help from its friends.The Nielsen company said just over 5 million people watched the program on MTV on Sunday night, whi ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — As China's auto market recoils, the U.S. remains a bright spot as it rolls on toward its best performance in more than a decade.China is still the No. 1 market, but sales there are slowing as the economy cools and cities impose ca ...more

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MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's second-largest passenger airline, the struggling Transaero, will be taken over by the country's top carrier, Aeroflot.Transaero said Tuesday in a statement that its "consolidation ... into the Aeroflot group" has been appr ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Some 1,500 companies and over 250,000 people are expected to visit Europe's flagship technology show, the IFA in Berlin, when it opens to the public on Friday.The event, which runs through Sept. 9, will showcase a range of new mobi ...more

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Hilton is hailing the ride sharing service Uber to help guests reach its hotels and then explore the city where they are staying.The companies said Tuesday that Hilton guests will be able to set up automatic notifications to request Uber rides t ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong dollar and China's economic slowdown dragged growth at U.S. factories to the lowest level since May 2013.The Institute for Supply Management reported Tuesday that its manufacturing index slid to 51.1 last month from 52 ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. construction spending in July climbed to its highest level in more than seven years, boosted by an increase in the building of houses, factories and power plants.The Commerce Department said Tuesday that construction spend ...more

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