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China's manufacturing shows zero growth in July BEIJING (AP) China's manufacturing recorded no growth in July, in a sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy, according to data released by an industry group on Saturday.
Yahoo! News | Aug 1, 2015 04:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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On Army Day, China warns of growing border security risks China says it is a threat to nobody, but needs to update outdated equipment and has to be able to defend what is now the world's second largest economy. "The maritime security environment is more complicated, and the undercurrents in the East an
Yahoo! News | Aug 1, 2015 03:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pacific trade ministers announce progress in Hawaii talks LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations made significant progress this week toward a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said Friday.
Yahoo! News | Aug 1, 2015 02:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Greek bailout talks with auditors begin as market to reopen Senior EU-IMF auditors held their first meetings with Greek ministers to finalise a new three-year bailout as the Athens stock market prepares to reopen after being shut down for over a month by the debt crisis. Greece's main stock exchange in Athens
Yahoo! News | Aug 1, 2015 02:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China manufacturing index slows in July The official Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) came in at 50.0 last month, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said in a statement. The reading, which tracks activity in China's vast factory and workshop sector, decelerated slightly from 50.2
Yahoo! News | Aug 1, 2015 02:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pacific Rim free trade talks unlikely to end in deal: sources Talks on a Pacific Rim free-trade pact are unlikely to end in a final deal, sources involved in the talks said on Friday, with a dispute between Japan and the United States over autos, New Zealand digging in over trade in dairy products and no agreement o
Yahoo! News | Aug 1, 2015 12:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Hillary Clinton Knocks Jeb Bush's Slogan At Urban League Conference Presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley addressed the National Urban League Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Friday morning.
NPR.org | Jul 31, 2015 8:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Spain raises pay before elections, warns on Catalonia Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy nevertheless warned of the economic risk posed by "political uncertainty" over the Catalonia region's drive to break away from Spain. "The clear improvement in the economy allows us to reverse little by lit
Yahoo! News | Jul 31, 2015 7:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Extended slump in oil taking toll on industry, economy NEW YORK (AP) As drivers, shippers and airlines continue to enjoy lower fuel prices, the oil industry is responding to much lower profits with sharp cuts in spending and employment that are hurting economic growth.
Yahoo! News | Jul 31, 2015 6:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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IMF approves $1.7 bn loan installment to Ukraine The International Monetary Fund announced Friday the approval of a $1.7 billion loan installment to Ukraine despite uncertainty about the country's debt sustainability and a conflict with separatist forces. The IMF executive board backed the release
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