Economy

A pro EU protestor wears a hat opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, April 8, 2019. Britain's government and opposition parties are clinging to hope Monday of finding a compromise Brexit deal.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 08, 2019 - 9:06 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says he is confident European Union leaders will agree at a summit this week to grant Britain a delay to its departure from the bloc. The U.K. has asked for Brexit to be postponed until June 30 so...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during the National Action Network Convention in New York, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 08, 2019 - 7:43 am
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is quieting critics who questioned whether he could recapture the energy of his upstart 2016 campaign, surpassing his rivals in early fundraising and establishing himself as an indisputable front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, shakes hands with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during their meeting in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Monday, April 8, 2019. Russian President Vladimir Putin is hosting his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for talks expected to focus on the situation in Syria and their two nations' booming economic ties. (Maxim Shipenkov/Pool Photo via AP)
April 08, 2019 - 6:59 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday hosted his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, for talks expected to focus on the situation in Syria, the sale of Russian missiles to Turkey and other economic deals. Greeting Erdogan at the start of their talks at the Kremlin in...
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Chinese investors check stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Monday, April 8, 2019. Shares are mixed in Asia, after trade talks between China and the U.S. wrapped up with officials on both sides claiming progress. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
April 07, 2019 - 10:51 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Monday after trade talks between China and the U.S. wrapped up with officials on both sides claiming progress and the U.S. government reported a strong rebound in hiring in March. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.2% to 21,769.58 and the...
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From left to right, Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat, Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, Rwanda's First Lady Jeannette Kagame, and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, light the flame of remembrance at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Kigali, Rwanda, Sunday, April 7, 2019. Rwanda is commemorating the 25th anniversary of when the country descended into an orgy of violence in which some 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus were massacred by the majority Hutu population over a 100-day period in what was the worst genocide in recent history. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
April 07, 2019 - 2:47 pm
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Twenty-five years after the start of a genocide that killed some 800,000 people, Rwanda is rebuilding with hope and shines with a new light, President Paul Kagame said at commemoration services Sunday. He said Rwandans would never turn against each other again. "Our bodies and...
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April 06, 2019 - 1:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — China's official news agency says U.S.-Chinese trade talks "achieved new progress" in Washington this week and remaining issues will be handled through "various effective means." The terse statement by Xinhua on Saturday did not say where or when further discussions will happen...
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April 05, 2019 - 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says "significant work remains" in trade talks with China, and officials from both nations will be in continuous contact to resolve outstanding issues. The White House issued the statement Friday after three days of talks in Washington...
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April 05, 2019 - 3:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top economic adviser to President Donald Trump said Friday the administration is not trying to damage the independence of the Federal Reserve by appointing two of Trump's close political allies to the Fed board. Larry Kudlow, head of the president's National Economic Council,...
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FILE- In this Feb. 5, 2019, file photo trader John Panin works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, April 5. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
April 05, 2019 - 9:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks climbed Friday after a better-than-expected report on U.S. jobs eased worries that the economy is slowing too sharply. U.S. employers added 196,000 jobs last month, more than economists had forecast. More importantly, it gave encouragement to economists who said the prior...
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April 05, 2019 - 6:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Friday's jobs report (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Economists say solid hiring and modest wage gains in Friday's jobs report for March probably aren't enough to change the Federal Reserve's current plans to hold off on additional interest rate hikes. Fed officials as...
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