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BANGKOK | Asian shares advance following strong Wall Street finish

BANGKOK — Shares rose in Asia on Thursday after a strong overnight finish on Wall Street. Traders were encouraged by a Wall Street Journal report saying the Chinese government might make changes to its “Made in China 2025” economic development plan. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index gained 1.0 percent to 21,823.03 and Hong Kong’s … Continue reading BANGKOK | Asian shares advance following strong Wall Street finish

NEW YORK | Earnings send US stocks mostly higher in uneven trading

NEW YORK — Stocks are mostly higher Tuesday as investors were encouraged by solid earnings reports from several big U.S. companies. Oreo maker Mondelez rose after reporting its latest quarterly results. Banks rose as interest rates climbed, and media companies also gained ground. Real estate investment trusts rose. They’ve done far better than the rest … Continue reading NEW YORK | Earnings send US stocks mostly higher in uneven trading

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: PROBE INTO KHASHOGGI CASE FAR FROM OVER Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in Turkey, where a newspaper detailed the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in gruesome detail. ‘NO, I … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

MADISON, Ill. | IndyCar’s Frye: Wickens’ car performed as it was designed

MADISON, Ill. — The head of competition for IndyCar said Friday that Robert Wickens’ car performed exactly as it was designed when it tore to pieces during a frightening wreck at Pocono, leaving the Canadian driver hospitalized with serious injuries to his spinal cord and extremities. Jay Frye also acknowledged that a host of improvements … Continue reading MADISON, Ill. | IndyCar’s Frye: Wickens’ car performed as it was designed

ALEXANDRIA, Va | Jury in Manafort trial: What if we can’t agree on 1 count?

ALEXANDRIA, Va— The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort asked the judge Tuesday what it should do if it cannot reach a consensus for a single count in the case. Jurors posed the question to U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis III on their fourth day of deliberations, asking … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | Jury in Manafort trial: What if we can’t agree on 1 count?

WHAT TO WATCH: Primaries test GOP, Democratic identities

Democrats hope to grab a House seat that Republicans have held for decades. A tweet from President Donald Trump could tip a GOP gubernatorial primary in Kansas. Democrats continue to decide how far to the left the party should move. And critical Senate races are coming into focus. What to watch as voters in five … Continue reading WHAT TO WATCH: Primaries test GOP, Democratic identities