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Tokyo stocks open lower as strong yen hurt exporters

Japan Economic Newswire | |

Tokyo stocks opened lower Monday as export-oriented issues were hurt by the yen's advance against the U.S. dollar. In the first 15 minutes of trading, the 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average fell 176.51 points, or 0.88 percent, from Friday to 19,923.24. The bro

New York Times asks 'Fox & Friends' for apology

Associated Press | |

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Times says Fox News' morning show "Fox & Friends" should apologize for what the newspaper calls a "malicious and inaccurate segment" about intelligence leaks and the Islamic State that aired Saturday. The segment referred to co

The Latest: Hundreds watch USS Constitution prep for return

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BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the USS Constitution's return to Boston Harbor (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Hundreds of spectators were watching workers prepare for the world's oldest commissioned warship to return to Boston waters. The USS Constitution is und

Correction: Chicago-Pokemon Go story

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CHICAGO (AP) — In a story July 22 about the Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago, The Associated Press misidentified one of the attendees as John Haberkorn. His name is Mark Haberkorn. A corrected versiosn of the story is below: Chicago festival to mark Pokemon Go a

20,000 receive refunds at tech-marred Pokemon Go Fest

UPI Top Stories | |

Organizers at the Pokemon Go Fest in Chicago offered refunds to all 20,000 attendees because of technical problems. Niantic, the company that created the location-based augmented reality game, issued full $20 ticket refunds Saturday to the players attendin

Ahead of key vote, details of GOP health bill still unknown

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health care bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace the Affordable Care Act or simply repeal it. That's according to John Thune of Sou

Average US gas prices rise a penny, reversing 11-week trend

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CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose about a penny nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the slight increase comes after 11 we

Norfolk Islanders say census result hurts bid for self-determination

Guardian Web | |

Norfolk Islanders are deeply concerned about the 2016 census, which shows the number of residents with Pitcairn Island heritage has declined dramatically in the past five years. They are suspicious of the result, and say it hurts their attempt to challenge

Charlie Gard's parents condemn abuse levelled at hospital staff

Guardian Web | |

The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard have condemned the abuse and death threats levelled at doctors and hospital staff where he is being treated, but said they have also faced an online backlash. Connie Yates and Chris Gard, who have been involv

Few US cities mandate sprinklers in old residential towers

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HONOLULU (AP) — A high-rise fire recently claimed the lives of three people in Honolulu, and the apartment building where the blaze broke out had no fire sprinklers. The tower overlooking Waikiki was constructed in 1971, before sprinkles were required for

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