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Business Highlights: Job growth slows, stocks post records

___ US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles WASHINGTON (AP) — The recovery of America’s job market hit a pause last month as many businesses — from ...

Asian shares mostly rise on US rally; eyes on jobs data

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly rose Friday on optimism about the rally on Wall Street and an economic rebound in the U.S., as investors awaited the release of jobs data. Japan's b...

AP: Trooper charged in child rape hid checkered FBI past

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama state trooper arrested last week on charges he raped an 11-year-old girl had been kicked out of the FBI amid a string of sexual misconduct allegations but was hired ...

Beach in eastern Taiwan to reopen in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Shan Yuan Beach in Beinan Township, Taitung County will reopen at the end of June after the county government finishes repairs to the boardwalks and improves the surro...

Asia shares flat, holidays help blunt US tech retreat

Asian shares risked falling for a fourth straight session on Wednesday (May 5) as sentiment took a knock from a selloff in large-cap Wall Street tech darlings, combined with talk of rising U.S. intere...

Deputy shooting becomes part of city's long history on race

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was wrapping up when Dakwon Gibbs told a friend that George Floyd’s killing — and others like it — would...

NFL draft ratings nearly even compared to 2 years ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — NFL draft ratings were flat compared to 2019, but it was still enough to make it the third- most-watched draft on record. The April 29-May 1 draft in Cleveland avera...

Apartment rental demand surges as expats move to Taiwan in midst of COVID-19: Agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's aggressive efforts to fight the coronavirus early paid off, as the country posted strong economic growth in 2020, with a significant increase in the number of...

Asia off to slow start ahead of US data deluge

Asian share markets got off to a slow start on Monday (May 3) as holidays in China and Japan crimped volumes and investors awaited a raft of data this week which should show the U.S. leading a global ...

Urquidy pitches 7 scoreless innings, Astros beat Rays 3-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jose Urquidy scattered four hits over seven shutout innings and the Houston Astros made an early lead stand up, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 Saturday. J...

Deputy shooting becomes part of city's long history on race

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (AP) — The murder trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was wrapping up when Dakwon Gibbs told a friend that George Floyd’s killing — and others like it — would...

Big Tech stocks flex muscles again after a rough winter

NEW YORK (AP) — Big Tech stocks are flexing their enormous strength again, after getting knocked around a bit earlier this year. Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Google's parent company and...

Determined volunteers still search for capsized ship missing

COCODRIE, La. (AP) — The volunteers gather around a map, suntanned fingers tracing over the bayous, lakes and islands where they'll search. They talk about where they've already been and where they'll...

Mullins' sac fly propels Orioles past Yankees 4-3 in 10

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins delivered a winning sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, Trey Mancini had his first three-hit game since returning from colon cancer surgery, and the Baltimore Orioles bea...

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ April 29 The Los Angeles Times on how Biden agenda makes up for decades of fe...