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Japan's economy shrank in July-September as trade falls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:36pm

The Japanese economy has shrunk at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent in July-September, as consumer spending, investment and exports fell.

Expensive APEC summit sows division in host Papua New Guinea

Stephen Wright and Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:26pm

After three decades of promoting free trade as a panacea to poverty, the APEC grouping of nations that includes the U.S. and China is holding its lavish annual leaders meeting in the country that can least afford it.

Asian shares lower after Wall Street falls over oil concerns

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:13pm

Asian shares were mostly lower Wednesday, after the steepest drop in oil prices in more than three years put investors in a selling mood on Wall Street.

Japan's Shinzo Abe, US VP Mike Pence to visit Australia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:57pm

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Australia on Friday for talks on trade, investment, and the two countries' reconciliation after World War II.

PG&E sued over massive Northern California wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:40pm

People who lost homes in California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire sued Pacific Gas & Electric Co. Tuesday, accusing the utility of negligence and blaming it for the fire.

Hawaii retirement home clarifies assisted suicide rules

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:10pm

A Hawaii retirement home said Tuesday residents in its independent living wing may take advantage of the state's new medically assisted suicide law if they wish.

In factory after factory, Kim tries to grow N. Korea economy

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 6:33pm

For North Korean factory managers, a visit by leader Kim Jong Un is the highest of honors and quite possibly the most stressful event imaginable.

New Zealand crews to re-enter mine 8 years after 29 killed

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 6:08pm

Eight years after a methane explosion in an underground coal mine killed 29 workers, New Zealand's government says crews will re-enter the mine to better understand what went wrong and hopefully recover some of the bodies.

Indiana attorney general gets national post amid allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:01pm

Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill has been named vice chairman of the national Republican Attorneys General Association even as he resists calls from the state's GOP governor and legislative leaders to resign over allegations that he drunkenly groped a lawmaker and three legislative staffers.

EPA's Southeastern chief indicted on Alabama ethics charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:43pm

The man appointed by President Donald Trump's administration to run the Environmental Protection Agency's Southeastern regional office has been indicted, along with a former business partner, on state ethics charges in Alabama.

EPA's Southeastern chief indicted on Alabama ethics charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:07pm

The man appointed by President Donald Trump's administration to run the Environmental Protection Agency's Southeastern regional office has been indicted, along with a former business partner, on state ethics charges in Alabama.

Idaho transportation workers find 2 explosives under bridge

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:39pm

Idaho transportation officials say bridge inspectors found two undetonated explosive devices at the base of a bridge that spans the Snake River near Nampa. Both devices have been removed and destroyed, and a sweep of the area did not turn up any additional explosives.

Biggest lure for Amazon to Virginia may be campus, not cash

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:31pm

As he assessed his state's winning effort to lure 25,000 Amazon jobs to northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam said the key may not have been the hundreds of millions of dollars that were promised if the company delivered on its job-creation promises — indeed, many states offered much richer incentive packages.

Trump right and wrong on 'French' wine tariffs

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:59pm

U.S. President Donald Trump is partly right but far from completely correct when he says that France's "big tariffs" make it hard for American vintners to sell their wines to the French.

Colombia opens camp for Venezuela migrants as exodus swells

Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:53pm

Colombian authorities moved homeless Venezuelan migrants to a soccer field filled with yellow tents and cots Tuesday, as the number of migrants fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian calamity has risen.

Advance Auto Parts, GE rise; Halliburton, Tyson Foods fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:49pm

Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday:

Pink diamond sells for more than $50M, setting world record

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:33pm

Christie's sold the "Pink Legacy" diamond at auction Tuesday for more than $50 million including fees, saying it's a new world record price per carat for a pink diamond.

Christie's sells 'Pink Legacy' diamond for over $50 million, setting a record per-carat price for a pink diamond

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:26pm

Christie's sells 'Pink Legacy' diamond for over $50 million, setting a record per-carat price for a pink diamond.

Minnesota man to pay $140K for snooping, insider trading

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:29pm

A Minnesota man snooped in his wife's work papers and used information about UnitedHealth Group's upcoming acquisitions to profit from insider trading, according to regulators.