Asian shares mostly up as markets get over Brexit shock
Asian shares were mostly up Thursday as markets continued to gradually get over the shock set off by Britain's vote last week to leave the European Union. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 edged ...
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In New Mexico, New Deal legacy gets a second lookSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) ? Amid the misery of the Great Depression, Rupert Lopez gratefully worked for $1 a day for the Civilian Conservation Corps, making adobe-block walls for a new regional National Park Service administration building in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Japan says Chinese military activity in East China Sea escalatingJapan's top military commander said on Thursday that Chinese military activity was escalating in the East China Sea, with a spike in emergency jet scrambles in the past three months. "It appears that Chinese activity is escalating at sea and in the air," Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano, chief of the Japanese Self-Defence Forces, said at a regular press briefing in Tokyo. Japanese air force jet scrambles rose by more than 80 in the three months ending on Thursday from 114 a year earlier, he said.
Judge faces deadline for decision on Indiana abortion lawINDIANAPOLIS (AP) ? A federal judge is facing a deadline for deciding whether to block a new Indiana law banning abortions sought because of fetal genetic abnormalities.
41 dead in Istanbul airport carnage blamed on IS
Turkey pointed the finger of blame at Islamic State jihadists after suicide bombers armed with automatic rifles attacked Istanbul's main international airport, killing 41 people, including foreigners. Witnesses described scenes of terror and panic on Tuesday evening as the attackers began shooting indiscriminately and then blew themselves up at the entrance to Ataturk airport, one of Europe's busiest hubs. The assault, which comes at the start of Turkey's crucial tourist season, was the latest in a wave of attacks in Istanbul and the capital Ankara blamed either on Islamic State (IS) jihadists or Kurdish rebels.
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Talks continue as Atlantic City casino strike deadline nears
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) ? With Atlantic City's lucrative July 4th holiday weekend fast approaching, the struggling seaside gambling resort is trying to avoid a strike against five of its eight casinos.
Police: Man plotted armed mannequin, bomb attack on officersHARTVILLE, Ohio (AP) ? Police in Ohio have arrested a man who they say was plotting to attack a police station using armed mannequins and explosives.