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Asian stock markets mostly higher in quiet trading day

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday on a quiet trading day with Hong Kong, Wall Street & London closed for holidays. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index…

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China says U.S. South China Sea actions 'irresponsible, dangerous'

By Sui-Lee Wee & David Brunnstrom BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China said on Friday it was "strongly dissatisfied" after a U.S. spy plane flew over part of the South China Sea…

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China may have edge in race to build California's bullet train

By Robin Respaut & Rory Carroll SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Chinese state firms are poised to be strong contenders in the race to make high-speed trains that will sprint between…

Greece faces June 5 default without bailout deal

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will not be able to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund early next month unless a deal is reached with its creditors to…

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UN, US condemn Russian embassy attack in Damascus

The United Nations & the United States condemned a mortar attack on the Russian embassy in Damascus that did not, however, cause any known injuries. Lithuanian Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaite, whose…

CAD software maker Autodesk's profit falls

(Reuters) – Autodesk Inc , which makes computer-aided design software, reported a 32.5 percent fall in quarterly profit, injure by an increase in operating expenses & cost of revenue. The…

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CANNES WATCH: Jane Fonda says gender pay gap 'unacceptable'

CANNES, France (AP) — Jane Fonda is starring in a film at Cannes, yet she moreover came to the film festival to pick up an honor. Fonda was celebrated by…