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'Dramatic slowing' seen in global trade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 3:40am

The World Trade Organization is decrying a "dramatic slowing of trade growth" as it revises downward its projections, saying trade is now on track this year to grow at the slowest pace since 2009.

DC appeals court set to hear Clean Power Plan case

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:40am

The federal appeals court in Washington is set to hear arguments Tuesday in the legal fight over President Barack Obama's plan to curtail greenhouse gas emissions.

Global stocks up as traders follow US presidential debate

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:40am

Global stock markets were higher Tuesday as traders followed the U.S. presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Air France workers on trial over ripping off bosses' shirts

Philippe Sotto, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:30am

Fifteen current and former Air France workers went on trial Tuesday for alleged violence during a union protest last year at the airline's headquarters that saw two company executives flee over a fence with their shirts ripped off.

Analysis: In debate, Clinton was prepared, Trump was Trump

Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:10am

She was at her best. He was not at his worst.

Clinton puts Trump on the defensive in combative debate

Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:10am

Donald Trump aggressively tried to pin the nation's economic and national security problems on Hillary Clinton in the first presidential debate, belittling the former senator and secretary of state as a "typical politician" incapable of delivering the change many Americans crave.

Debate Takeaways: Clinton gets under Trump's skin in debate

Lisa Lerer and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:10am

Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing agitated at times as they tangled over the economy, her use of a private mail server and his unwillingness to release his income tax returns. Clinton maintained an even demeanor, smiling indulgently when Trump turned aggressive.

ADB says developing Asian economies are holding steady

Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:41am

Developing economies in Asia are holding steady and will grow at the earlier forecast rate of 5.7 percent this year and next, buoyed by resilience in the region's two largest economies, China and India, the Asian Development Bank said Tuesday.

Vietnamese fishermen sue Taiwan steel firm over fish deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:41am

Hundreds of Vietnamese fishermen have filed claims seeking compensation from a Taiwanese steel company that acknowledged its toxic chemicals caused a massive fish kill, a local priest helping the fishermen said Tuesday.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate

Christopher S. Rugaber and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:40am

Donald Trump's habit of peddling hype and fabrication emerged unabated in the first presidential debate while Hillary Clinton played it cautiously in her statements, though not without error. They both denied making statements that they are on the record as saying.

Wildfire forces evacuations in California mountains

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:10am

Fire crews in Northern California turned their attention to a blaze in the Santa Cruz Mountains that has destroyed one home and is threatening hundreds of others.

Michigan inmates get job training in 'vocational village'

David Eggert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:10am

Few states have been more aggressive in releasing inmates and diverting offenders than Michigan, where a decade ago, 1 out of every 200 people was in prison, and penal costs were beginning to crowd out basic government services.

Cranberries at 200: Market changes, drought create a crisis

Bob Salsberg, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:00am

All is not well in cranberry country this harvesting season, the 200th anniversary of the world's first known commercial cultivation.

APNewsBreak: Firm hopes to be 1st with skill-based slots

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:40pm

A New York firm hopes to be the first in the world to install skill-based slot machines on casino floors in which the main determining factor in how much a player can win is his or her ability to play the game.

Duterte: After tough talk, damage control prevails

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:30pm

The new Philippine president uses an expletive to warn key ally Barack Obama not to lecture him on human rights and, in another impromptu speech, declares a dramatic policy change in policy such as removing U.S. counterterrorism forces out of his country's volatile south. His key officials walk back the remarks and say everything is normal.

AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on jobs

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:10pm

A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's tax payment

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:31pm

A claim from the presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts:

China sentences 3 to suspended terms over labor activism

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:21pm

A court in southern China's industrial heartland has sentenced three labor organizers who led strikes to suspended prison sentences.

Debate Takeaways: Clinton gets under Trump's skin in debate

Lisa Lerer and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:13pm

Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing agitated at times as they tangled over the economy, her use of a private mail server and his unwillingness to release his income tax returns. Clinton maintained an even demeanor, smiling indulgently when Trump turned aggressive.

Asian stocks mixed as traders follow US debate

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:04pm

Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday as traders followed the U.S. presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.