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___ Why the 'gig' economy may not be the workforce of the future WASHINGTON (AP) — The "gig" economy might not be the new frontier for America's workforce after all...

Fast facts on the escalating US-China trade war

WHAT'S HAPPENING? The Trump administration and China's government have imposed taxes on a big chunk of each side's products in an escalation of a trade war between the world's two bi...

Fed watchers seek hints about future rates amid likely hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will surprise no one if it does Wednesday what it seems poised to do for a third time this year: Raise its key short-term interest rate by a modest quarter-point ...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Monday, September 24, 2018 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the...

Global Forecast-Celsius

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10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. 2ND KAVANAUGH ACCUSER COMES FORWARD Deborah Ramirez descr...

Asian shares fall on reports China-US trade talks put off

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares have fallen in Asia after China reportedly rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their dispute over trade and technology. The slow start to the week followed a mix...

US, China hike tariffs as trade row intensifies

BEIJING (AP) — China and the United States imposed new tariff hikes on each other's goods Monday and Beijing accused Washington of bullying, giving no sign of compromise in an intensifying b...

Asian shares fall on reports China-US trade talks put off

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares have fallen in Asia after China reportedly rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their dispute over trade and technology. The slow start to the week followed a mix...

Some farmers worry Trump's bailout checks won't be enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald T...

Hong Kong bans pro-independence political party

HONG KONG (Deutsche Welle) -- The Hong Kong government on Monday banned a political party advocating independence from China, citing national security concerns. The Hong Kong National Party, founde...

Mystery around disappearance of Chinese star Fan Bingbing

BEIJING (AP) — X-Men star Fan Bingbing's Beijing management office is dark and abandoned. Her birthday passed almost unremarked in China's hyper-adrenalized social media environment. ...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Sunday, September 23, 2018 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the...

As aid checks go out, farmers worry bailout won't be enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald T...