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Weak US hiring report sends stocks lower on Wall Street

By KEN SWEET
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. and global stock indexes were lower for a second day early Wednesday, following a dismal report on job creation that...full story
updated 2016-05-04 11:01 PM
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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) 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) 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) A t-shirt made in memory of Freddie Gray is draped over former pay phone post near the intersection where 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) A protestor stands on a mailbox outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles 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) People participate 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) A protestor, left, fights with a bar patron outside of a bar near Oriole Park at Camden Yards 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) Survivors of the nuclear attacks on Japan in 1945 participate 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)
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Weak US hiring report sends stocks lower on Wall Street
By KEN SWEET
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. and global stock indexes were lower for a second day early Wednesday, following a dismal report on job creation that....Fullstory

2016-05-04 11:01 PM

Tensions surface between Turkish president, prime minister
By SUZAN FRASER
Associated Press

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Long-denied tensions between Turkey's president and prime minister are beginning to surface publicly, leading to speculation from political observers that the....Fullstory

2016-05-04 10:22 PM

Survey: US businesses add jobs at slowest pace in 3 years
By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. companies added jobs at the slowest pace in three years in April, a private survey found, a sign that slower growth....Fullstory

2016-05-04 09:02 PM

Airbus advises rotor checks of Norway helicopter crash model

Associated Press

HELSINKI (AP) -- The manufacturer of the helicopter that crashed in Norway last week, killing13 people, says it has sent an advisory to all customers....Fullstory

2016-05-04 09:02 PM

FIFA prosecutors want life ban for Webb in bribery case

Associated Press

ZURICH (AP) -- FIFA ethics prosecutors want a life ban imposed on former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb, who has pleaded guilty to racketeering charges....Fullstory

2016-05-04 08:22 PM

Israeli tanks open fire at Gaza after mortar attack

Associated Press

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli army says a tank has fired at a target in the northern Gaza Strip following an explosion on the Palestinian....Fullstory

2016-05-04 08:02 PM

Germany to allow medical cannabis consumption in some cases

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's Cabinet has approved a bill that will allow patients to get cannabis as a prescription-only medication. The Health Ministry said Wednesday that....Fullstory

2016-05-04 07:22 PM

CYNORA GmbH Announces Significant Progress in Highly Efficient Blue Materials for OLEDs

Associated Press

BRUCHSAL, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2016--CYNORA, a leader in TADF (thermally activated delayed fluorescence) materials, has made significant progress in its highly efficient blue material developments....Fullstory

2016-05-04 06:42 PM

US Defense Sec'y Carter: Campaign against IS 'far from over'
By ROBERT BURNS
Associated Press

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- U.S. defense Secretary Ash Carter says the latest American combat death in Iraq shows the military campaign against the Islamic State....Fullstory

2016-05-04 04:01 PM

Pakistani army chief confirms death sentences for 11 Taliban

Associated Press

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan's army chief has signed off on the death sentences of 11 members of the Taliban convicted of terrorism, kidnappings, attacks on....Fullstory

2016-05-04 04:01 PM

Group: 13 more Peuhls killed in latest attacks in Mali

Associated Press

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) -- Local community leaders in central Mali say pro-government fighters have killed more than a dozen members of an ethnic group accused....Fullstory

2016-05-04 10:22 PM

Malta PM makes lightening visit to Libya

Associated Press

VALLETTA, Malta (AP) -- Malta Prime Minister Joseph Muscat has become the first head of government to visit Libya since the formation of a Libyan....Fullstory

2016-05-04 09:22 PM

US productivity shrinks again in first quarter
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. productivity fell again in the first three months of the year, while labor costs rose at the fastest pace in more....Fullstory

2016-05-04 09:02 PM

Asian News Digest, AS

Associated Press

ASIA: AUSTRALIA-ELECTION -- Australia's election campaign will officially start soon with climate change policy and union corruption in the national building industry shaping into key battlegrounds....Fullstory

2016-05-04 08:42 PM

The Latest: Trump says he'll accept small contributions

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT): 7:28 a.m. Donald Trump says he's planning to accept more political contributions now that....Fullstory

2016-05-04 08:02 PM

Swiss defense chief says hackers targeted his ministry

Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) -- Switzerland's defense minister says his department was targeted by hackers in January and is indicating that the motive was industrial espionage. Guy Parmelin....Fullstory

2016-05-04 08:02 PM

UN envoy says talks to resume in Kuwait on ending Yemen war

Associated Press

KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- The U.N. envoy trying to negotiate an end to the war in Yemen says peace talks will resume in Kuwait. Ismail Ould....Fullstory

2016-05-04 06:42 PM

Southeast European business forum draws global investors

Associated Press

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- The countries of southeastern Europe are aiming to attract more investment from international business executives gathered at a conference in Sarajevo. The....Fullstory

2016-05-04 06:42 PM

SeaVsat Selects SES Enterprise+ Broadband Platform, Inks Capacity Deal to Connect Vessels Worldwide

Associated Press

LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2016--SES S.A. (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today that SeaVsat, a global mobile broadband communication solutions and maritime communications provider, has chosen to....Fullstory

2016-05-04 04:01 PM

Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign
By JULIE PACE and SCOTT BAUER
Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall....Fullstory

2016-05-04 04:01 PM

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