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Asian stocks fall ahead of US tariff deadline, US, EU rates

Asian stocks fall ahead of US tariff deadline, US, EU rates

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December 09, 2019 at 9:09 pm

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday as investors looked ahead to U.S. tariff deadline on Chinese imports and American and European interest rate decisions. Markets also were wat...

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Chile military plane with 38 is missing on way to Antarctica

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December 09, 2019 at 8:43 pm | SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's air force said it lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight Monday evening to the country's base in Antarctica. It said the military ...

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Up to 13 feared dead in volcanic eruption off New Zealand

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December 09, 2019 at 7:30 pm | WHAKATANE, New Zealand (AP) — Unstable conditions hampered rescue workers Tuesday from searching for at least eight people missing and feared dead after a volcano off the New Zealand coast erupted in...

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Up to 13 feared dead in volcanic eruption off New Zealand

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December 09, 2019 at 3:32 pm | TAURANGA, New Zealand (AP) — A volcano off the New Zealand coast erupted Monday with a towering blast of ash and scalding steam as dozens of tourists were exploring its moon-like surface, killing fiv...

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Too much of a Greta thing? Activist urges focus on others

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December 09, 2019 at 1:31 pm | MADRID (AP) — With dozens of cameras pointing at her across a room full of reporters, celebrity teen environmentalist Greta Thunberg had an unexpected message: Look the other way. “Our stories ha...

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Messi's hometown offers emotional trip to his childhood

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December 09, 2019 at 10:32 am | ROSARIO, Argentina (AP) — Soccer wasn't always Lionel Messi's favorite activity. When he was a child in the modest neighborhood of La Bajada in his Argentine hometown of Rosario, he spent his ti...

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Finland's new young female prime minister breaks the mold

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December 09, 2019 at 10:06 am | COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Finland's next government is breaking the mold in multiple ways. Sanna Marin, the 34-year-old transport minister, was tapped over the weekend by the ruling Social Democ...

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Anti-doping agency imposes 4-year ban on Russia

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December 09, 2019 at 9:01 am | LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russia was slapped Monday with a four-year ban from international sports events, including next summer's Tokyo Olympics, over a longstanding doping scandal, although its ...

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North Korea calls Trump 'erratic' old man over tweets

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December 09, 2019 at 6:42 am | SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea insulted U.S. President Donald Trump again on Monday, calling him a “heedless and erratic old man” after he tweeted that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wouldn’t...

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