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BEIJING | Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

BEIJING— Lu Yushan, a retired salesman, has advice for investors in China’s slumping stock market: Sell. Lu’s shares soared over the past decade. But the 65-year-old cashed out this year, driven away by plunging prices, insider trading scandals, a cooling economy and a tariff war with Washington. “Investors should get out,” said Lu, watching flickering … Continue reading BEIJING | Chinese leaders struggle to dispel stock market gloom

WASHINGTON | Saudi Arabia, Turkey have no US ambassadors amid crisis

WASHINGTON — The disappearance of journalist and U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi after visiting a Saudi consulate in Turkey has thrown the large number of diplomatic vacancies under President Donald Trump into the spotlight — notably in Turkey and Saudi Arabia. It’s a gap the administration says it has been trying to fix but with limited … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Saudi Arabia, Turkey have no US ambassadors amid crisis