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SINGAPORE | World shares fall after China protests Huawei exec’s arrest

SINGAPORE — Shares fell in Europe and Asia on Monday after China demanded the release of a senior executive of telecoms supplier Huawei Technologies, as the two sides prepared for negotiations on trade and other issues. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Germany’s DAX lost 1.0 percent to 10,684.93 and the CAC 40 in France declined 0.7 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | World shares fall after China protests Huawei exec’s arrest

SINGAPORE  | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truce

SINGAPORE  — Asian markets were broadly lower Monday after China protested the arrest of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei, who is suspected of trying to evade U.S. trade curbs on Iran. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 slid 2.2 percent to 21,197.74 after revised data showed that the economy shrank by a … Continue reading SINGAPORE  | Asian shares fall as Huawei arrest imperils China-US truce

WASHINGTON | US, China holding security talks amid trade tensions

WASHINGTON — Even as the United States and China butt heads over trade, their top diplomats and defense chiefs will be meeting in Washington Friday, looking to tamp down tensions on other issues that have put a chill on relations between the two world powers. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US, China holding security talks amid trade tensions

AP FACT CHECK: 3 Iowa stores closed under Fred Hubbell

Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds campaign launched an ad critical of Democratic opponent Fred Hubbell’s management of a once-popular Iowa department store chain called Younkers. Hubbell is a wealthy businessman who hails from one of the state’s best-known families. He’s hoping to unseat Reynolds, who is seeking a four-year term after succeeding former Gov. Terry Branstad … Continue reading AP FACT CHECK: 3 Iowa stores closed under Fred Hubbell