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Eurozone growth halves in Q2 but inflation inches up in July


Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Official figures show that economic growth across the 19-country eurozone halved in the second quarter of the year, a development that's probably...full story
updated 2016-07-29 05:42 PM
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Sumiteru Taniguchi, a survivor of the nuclear bombing at Nagasaki, Japan, participates in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Street signs on a light post mark the intersection where Freddie Gray was arrested, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Survivors of the nuclear attacks on Japan in 1945 hold photographs during an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Fredricka Gray, center, the twin sister of Freddie Gray, speaks during a media availability at City Hall, after violence occurred after a march for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A man, center, shields himself after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Two men are on the ground after being struck after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) A protestor, right, pulls a bag away from a group of women after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Marchers block the Pratt Street after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
    Updated: 2016/07/29 20:00 GMT+08:00
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Eurozone growth halves in Q2 but inflation inches up in July

Associated Press

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Official figures show that economic growth across the 19-country eurozone halved in the second quarter of the year, a development that's probably....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

The Latest: Pope arrives at Auschwitz death camp

Associated Press

OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) -- The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Poland (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Pope Francis has walked beneath the notorious "Arbeit Macht Frei"....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

This time, an adoring He looks on as She accepts nomination
By NANCY BENAC
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- This time, Bill Clinton was the adoring spouse, smiling and clapping when the cameras cut away from the candidate in the spotlight. It....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

Clues in DNC hacking point to Russia, despite Trump claims
By ERIC TUCKER and TED BRIDIS
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said is reasserting that whoever hacked the Democratic National Committee and stole years of internal emails remains....Fullstory

2016-07-29 03:22 PM

US growth is thought to have rebounded in April-June quarter
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fears about China, shrunken oil prices and turbulent markets held the U.S. economy to a sluggish pace at the start of the....Fullstory

2016-07-29 03:22 PM

After charges dropped, mystery of Levy's death unresolved
By MATTHEW BARAKAT
Associated Press

In the weeks and months before the Sept. 11 attacks, the disappearance of Washington intern Chandra Levy was the biggest story in the U.S. Speculation....Fullstory

2016-07-29 03:22 PM

Microsoft making additional job cuts in phone business

Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Microsoft says it is cutting 2,850 jobs, about 2.5 percent of its workforce, as it further scales back its troubled smartphone....Fullstory

2016-07-29 09:22 AM

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi to visit Washington in September

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House says Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi will visit Washington in mid-September. White House deputy national security adviser....Fullstory

2016-07-29 06:22 AM

Board rejects Trump challenge to Vegas hotel union effort
By MICHELLE RINDELS
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Workers at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's Las Vegas hotel scored a victory in their effort to unionize, although it could....Fullstory

2016-07-29 06:01 AM

3,200-pound air conditioner falls off trailer, kills worker

Associated Press

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities say a 3,200-pound commercial air conditioner has fallen off a truck, crushing a worker at a Pennsylvania plant. Jennifer Wright was....Fullstory

2016-07-29 06:01 AM

Minority Dem delegates frustrated with 'Bernie or Bust'
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering "Bernie or Bust" movement is stirring frustration at the party's convention among delegates....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

AP EXPLAINS: Conventions depict contrasting views of America
By KEN GUGGENHEIM
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Democratic and Republican party conventions have starkly framed the core question facing voters in November: Is America broken? Do they live in....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech
By CHRISTOPER S. RUGABER and BRADLEY KLAPPER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out....Fullstory

2016-07-29 05:42 PM

Sony's profit falls on yen, lagging cellphones, Japan quake

Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) -- Sony Corp.'s fiscal first-quarter profit dipped 74 percent to 21.2 billion yen ($205 million), as earnings got hammered by a strong yen....Fullstory

2016-07-29 03:22 PM

Pope to visit Auschwitz, will become 3rd pope to do so

Associated Press

KRAKOW, Poland (AP) -- Pope Francis is traveling to the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau for a somber visit at the site of....Fullstory

2016-07-29 03:22 PM

Indonesia executes 4 people convicted of drug crimes
By ANDI JATMIKO and STEPHEN WRIGHT
Associated Press

CILACAP, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia executed four people convicted of drug crimes on Friday despite international protests and said it would decide later when as....Fullstory

2016-07-29 03:22 PM

The Latest: Wisconsin official says police let reporter in

Associated Press

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) -- The Latest on a Washington Post reporter being denied entrance to a campaign stop by Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence....Fullstory

2016-07-29 06:22 AM

Amazon's already large distribution empire keeps expanding
By MAE ANDERSON
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Online shoppers want their packages -- now. And Amazon is spending heavily to make sure that happens. Amazon's Prime service has, at....Fullstory

2016-07-29 06:01 AM

Venezuelan opposition seats lawmakers in challenge to Maduro

Associated Press

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's congress has sworn in three opposition lawmakers in violation of a Supreme Court ruling that is likely to further inflame....Fullstory

2016-07-29 06:01 AM

Court rejects Ohio law that bans police from sex with minors
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS
Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday declared unconstitutional a law that made it illegal for police officers to have sex....Fullstory

2016-07-29 06:01 AM

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