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SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed on fears of more US tariffs on China

SINGAPORE— Asian shares were mostly lower on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump declared he was considering tariffs on an additional $267 billion in Chinese goods, ratcheting up tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. It overshadowed a strong U.S. jobs report that kept the Fed on track to raise interest rates. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian stocks mixed on fears of more US tariffs on China

DUBLIN | Pope in Ireland decries abuse cover-up; victims disappointed

DUBLIN  — Pope Francis faced a lukewarm reception and scattered protests Saturday on his trip to Ireland, with even his vow to rid the church of the “scourge” of sexual abuse and his outrage at those “repugnant crimes” dismissed as an insult by Ireland’s wounded victims. The abuse scandal — which has convulsed Ireland since … Continue reading DUBLIN | Pope in Ireland decries abuse cover-up; victims disappointed

CLEVELAND | Ohtani hits 2 homers, goes 4 for 5, Angels top Indians 7-4

CLEVELAND  — Shohei Ohtani, who sometimes wows opponents with his pitching, put on a display with his bat. Ohtani hit two home runs in a game for the first time in the major leagues, had a career-high four hits and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Friday night. Ohtani, who also … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Ohtani hits 2 homers, goes 4 for 5, Angels top Indians 7-4

ATLANTA  | Home Depot’s 1Q profit overshadowed by same-store sales

ATLANTA  — Home Depot is reporting strong first-quarter profits, though sales at comparable stores was weaker than most had expected, as was revenue. The Atlanta company posted net income of $2.4 billion, or $2.08 per share. That’s 2 cents better than Wall Street expected, according to a survey by Zacks Investment Research. Revenue was $24.95 … Continue reading ATLANTA  | Home Depot’s 1Q profit overshadowed by same-store sales

Trump’s likely tax victory overshadowed by probe

WASHINGTON /December 17, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Poised to bask in the triumph of his first major legislative victory, President Donald Trump’s team on Sunday was again forced to grapple with the growing Russia probe that has shadowed the White House for much of the president’s initial year in office. Republicans in Congress planned to muscle … Continue reading Trump’s likely tax victory overshadowed by probe