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A man takes a look at a smartphone in front of an electronic stock board showing global stock index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, April 28, 2017. Asian stocks were mostly lower Friday amid jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump about U.S. trade policy. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
Asian stocks lower as North Korea jitters flareAsian stock markets have declined amid jitters over North Korea and conflicting signals from President Donald Trump about U.S. trade policy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
People waiting for the green light to cross the street are reflected on the electronic stock board showing global stock index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, April 28, 2017. Japan reports that its manufacturing output and household spending fell in March, while the jobless rate remained at a 22-year low. The data released Friday generally were slightly weaker than analysts had forecast, though the outlook for the world’s third-largest economy remained upbeat. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
Japan economy's vital signs dull in March, but views upbeatJapan reports that its manufacturing output and household spending fell in March, while the jobless rate remained at a 22-year low of 2.8 percent
The Associated Press2 hours ago
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to reporters during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
GOP says it can pass short-term spending without DemocratsRepublicans say they will push a short-term spending bill keeping the government open through the House on Friday with only GOP votes, if necessary
The Associated Press2 hours ago
House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, flanked by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., leaves the podium during a news conference after a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Short of support, House won't vote on health bill this weekA House GOP leader says the House won't vote on Republican legislation scuttling much of President Barack Obama's health care law until at least next week
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Trump to sign order aimed at expanding offshore drillingPresident Donald Trump will sign an executive order Friday that could lead to the future expansion of drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, April 13, 2017, file photo, Thomas Demetrio, an attorney for Dr. David Dao, speaks at a news conference, in Chicago. On Thursday, April 27, 2017, United Airlines reached a settlement with Dao, the passenger who was dragged off a United Express flight on April 9, igniting a debate about poor service and a lack of customer-friendly policies on U.S. airlines. United and Dao's lawyers declined to disclose financial terms of the settlement. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford, File)
Passenger who was dragged off jetliner settles with UnitedThe passenger who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to airline employees has settled with the airline for an undisclosed sum
The Associated Press5 hours ago
President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, left, head to the motorcade to go to the Department of Veterans Affairs to sign an Executive Order on "Improving Accountability and Whistleblower Protection," Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
White House wants to push tax overhaul without DemocratsA senior administration official says the White House plans to push its tax overhaul without any support from congressional Democrats
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE- In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, Anthony Levandowski, head of Uber's self-driving program, speaks about their driverless car in San Francisco. Levandowski, an autonomous vehicle expert who defected from Google last year, notified Uber’s staff of that he is stepping aside Thursday, April 27, 2017, in an email. He will remain at Uber, but won’t oversee a crucial self-driving project targeted in lawsuit filed by Waymo, a rival started by Google. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Uber self-driving car exec steps aside during Google lawsuitThe executive running Uber's self-driving car division is stepping aside while the company defends itself against charges that he provided the project with technology stolen from a Google spinoff
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo, Labor secretary-designate Alexander Acosta testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Senate is poised to confirm Acosta as President Donald Trump’s secretary of labor. The vote expected Thursday, April 27, 2017, would make Acosta the only Hispanic in the Cabinet and complete Trump’s Cabinet as he approaches the 100-day mark of his presidency. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Senate confirms Alex Acosta as Trump's secretary of laborThe Senate has confirmed law school dean Alex Acosta as President Donald Trump's Labor secretary
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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