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Trader Timothy Nick, left, and specialist Mario Picone confer on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Stocks are opening mixed as investors look over earnings reports from U.S. companies. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Slide in energy sector drags US stock market lowerS&P 500 falls, ending a four-day winning streak, as drop in oil price drags down energy stocks
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A group of taxi drivers who oppose the occupied Central protest remove the barricades which block off main roads at the occupied area, in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. On one side of the table sat the idealistic and earnest young students in jeans and black T-shirts, knapsacks by their sides. Facing them was the line-up of seasoned government officials in their formal suits. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
HK protest talks show gap between students, govtFruitless Hong Kong protest talks highlight vast gulf between young students, senior officials
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Call me Jokowi, says Indonesia's presidentIndonesia's president clears up any confusion: He wants to be called Jokowi
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Image of Asia: Honoring police dogs during TiharImage of Asia: Honoring police dogs during the Tihar festival in Nepal
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Japan's Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso, right, smiles as he and other delegates arrive for the opening ceremony of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) finance ministers meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Asia needs policy coordination amid slower growthAPEC economies to seek policy coordination at next month's summit amid slower growth
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Lawyers: Suspects retract claims they killed BritsLawyers for Myanmar workers say they have retracted confessions to killing 2 British tourists
The Associated Press14 hours ago
2nd ship to join hunt for missing Malaysian plane2nd ship to join hunt for missing Malaysian plane; defense minister says 'We will find MH370'
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Japan to send officials to North Korea next weekJapan to send officials to North Korea next week to get an update on abduction issue
The Associated Press15 hours ago
U.S. Marines Pfc Joseph Scott Pemberton, a suspect in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino woman, wears a helmet as he arrives inside the compound of the Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. The Philippine military chief says Pemberton has been flown to the main Philippine military camp in the capital, easing a looming irritant with Washington over his custody, officials said. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Marine suspect guarded by US in Philippine campMurder suspect transferred to Philippine camp, guarded by fellow US Marines after deal reached
The Associated Press16 hours ago
In this photograph taken on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, a man looks out the window of an airport shuttle bus where North Korean soldiers-builders are working on the new tarmac of Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang, North Korea. The new airport, which is now in its final stages, is the latest of North Korea's "speed campaigns," mass mobilizations of labor shock brigades aimed at finishing top-priority projects in record time. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Pyongyang races to complete new airportAP Photo: Thousands of soldier-builders mobilized to speed completion of Pyongyang airport
The Associated Press17 hours ago
S. Korea dismantles border Christmas treeSouth Korea pulls down border Christmas tree that N. Korea views as propaganda warfare
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, July 8, 2014 file photo, port workers adjust the rope from a freight vessel which is moored at the pier of a container terminal in Tokyo. Japan's trade deficit edged higher in September though exports rose more than expected as the yen weakened to a near six-year low, the Finance Ministry said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
Japan's exports up in September, deficit persistsJapan's exports rise in September on higher demand for cars, machinery; deficit persists
The Associated Press21 hours ago
S. Korea dismantles border Christmas treeSouth Korea pulls down border Christmas tree that N. Korea views as propaganda warfare
The Associated Press21 hours ago
U.S. Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton, a suspect in the gruesome killing of a transgender Filipino woman, is escorted to his detention as he arrives inside the compound of the Camp Aguinaldo military headquarters in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines, Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. The Philippine military chief says Pemberton has been flown to the main Philippine military camp in the capital, easing a looming irritant with Washington over his custody, officials said. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Marine suspect transferred to Philippine detentionUS transfers Marine murder suspect into Philippine camp detention, easing looming irritant
The Associated Press22 hours ago
APEC finance ministers meeting in BeijingAPEC finance ministers meeting in Beijing amid concerns over regional slowdown
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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