Workplace shooting suspect described as 'perfect neighbor'
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) ? The man authorities say killed a former co-worker and wounding three others at a rail car factory in Virginia was described by neighbors as a good friend and hard worker who showed no signs of violence.
Bayer boosts forecast after strong third quarter
German chemicals and pharmaceuticals giant Bayer on Wednesday said it had slightly increased its forecast for the whole year after boosting sales and profits in the third quarter. Based on its performance, Bayer said it would target a "high single-digit percentage increase in adjusted profits per share" for the whole year rather than the "mid-to-high" increase it had in its sights previously. Bayer's agriculture activities are in the spotlight as it prepares for a 58.8-billion-euro takeover of US maker of genetically modified seeds and pesticides Monsanto, the biggest ever acquisition by a German company.
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San Francisco filmmaker won't face criminal chargesSAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? A well-regarded San Francisco filmmaker and community activist arrested in connection with a fatal shooting won't immediately face criminal charges, prosecutors said.
Asian shares hit by gloom on Wall Street, lower oil prices
Markets fell broadly in Asia on Wednesday after a gloomy session on Wall Street, where shares of household names like appliance maker Whirlpool and athletic apparel maker Under Armour suffered their worst ...
Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out
TOKYO (AP) ? Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking in a country that hosts 50,000 U.S. troops, said Wednesday that he wants his country to be free of foreign troops, possibly within two years.
Tourism overtakes dairy as New Zealand's top overseas earner
Hyundai Motor blames strike as profit hits 7-year-low
Hyundai Motor's third-quarter profit fell to its lowest level in nearly seven years, well below forecasts, due to a strike that dented production and weak demand in emerging markets. South Korea's largest ...
Pakistan city shuts down, mourns 61 killed at police academy
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) ? Pakistan's city of Quetta is in shutdown following a militant rampage at a police academy this week and funerals are underway as families bury some of the 61 people killed in the attack.
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