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CORRECTS DATE - A man walks past the day's losses, of Nikkei stock index, left, and of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, right, on an electronic stock board at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018. Japanese stocks plunged Tuesday and other Asian markets declined following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by President Donald Trump's attack on the U.S. central bank.(Yohei Fukai/Kyodo News via AP)
December 24, 2018 - 10:37 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Japanese stocks plunged Tuesday and other Asian markets declined following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by President Donald Trump's attack on the U.S. central bank. The Nikkei 225 fell by an unusually wide margin of 5.1 percent to 19,147.45 points. The Shanghai Composite Index...
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A picture of President Donald Trump is displayed on a computer on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Monday, Dec. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 24, 2018 - 9:37 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on the world's financial markets (all times local): noon Japan's main stock index has plunged following heavy Wall Street losses triggered by President Donald Trump's Christmas Eve criticism of the Federal Reserve. The Nikkei 225 lost 5.1 percent on Tuesday to 19,147.45...
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The setting sun illuminates clouds behind the White House during a partial federal shutdown, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Washington. The partial federal shutdown was expected to drag into Christmas as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders remained stuck in a standoff over his border wall with Mexico. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
December 24, 2018 - 7:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met Monday with his Homeland Security secretary and other officials to discuss border security issues as a partial government shutdown over his U.S.-Mexico border wall entered Christmas without a clear resolution in sight. Though both sides have moved on the...
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December 24, 2018 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Many small businesses will see their labor costs increase in 2019. Seventeen states are raising their minimum wages Jan. 1, and a number of others will follow suit later in the year. Some of the increases were scheduled by legislation passed in the last few years. Others are in...
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FILE – In this Oct. 8, 2013 file photo Annette Bongiorno arrives to federal court in New York. The lawyer for the former secretary of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff is asking that she be released from prison in March. Attorney Roland Riopelle says Bongiorno will have served two thirds of her six-year prison term by March 19 and should be released by then. He cited a law signed by President Donald Trump last week permitting judges to order a prisoner’s release to home confinement after two-thirds of a sentence has been served. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
December 24, 2018 - 3:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime secretary of imprisoned financier Bernard Madoff should be released from prison in March because her advanced age entitles her to take advantage of a new prison reform law, her lawyer says. By March 19, Annette Bongiorno, 70, will have served two-thirds of her six-year...
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FILE - In this April 9, 2018, file photo, Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, right, listen as President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, in Washington. A U.S. administration official says that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will leave his post Jan. 1, 2019, as Trump is expected to name Shanahan as acting secretary. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
December 24, 2018 - 3:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The departure of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis in a week will thrust President Donald Trump's largely unknown choice for acting Pentagon chief into the military hot seat and shift attention to the search for a permanent replacement who will probably face sharp Capitol Hill...
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December 24, 2018 - 2:09 pm
Stocks plunged Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 653 points following President Trump's tweet attacking the Federal Reserve and its independence. Technology companies, health care stocks and banks took some of the heaviest losses in the broad sell-off. Trading volume was low as...
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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell speak at a news conference in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. The Federal Reserve is raising its key interest rate for the fourth time this year to reflect the U.S. economy's continued strength but signaling that it expects to slow hikes next year. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 24, 2018 - 1:13 pm
President Donald Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve on Monday after administration officials spent the weekend trying to assure the public and financial markets that Jerome Powell's job as Fed chairman was safe. "The only problem our economy has is the Fed," the president tweeted Monday. "They...
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December 24, 2018 - 12:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Stocks plunged Monday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 653 points following President Trump's tweet attacking the Federal Reserve and its independence. The Dow Jones lost 2.9 percent and the...
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In this September 2018 photo provided by the Idaho National Laboratory, INL interns Armando Juarez Jr., left, and Jordan Mussman work in the Faraday room in a cybersecurity electronics lab in Idaho Falls, Idaho. The Idaho National Laboratory next year will move into a massive cybersecurity building and another that will house one of the nation’s most powerful supercomputers. (Chris Morgan/Idaho National Laboratory via AP)
December 24, 2018 - 11:16 am
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — The United States is rushing to catch up with what cybersecurity experts say are threats to critical infrastructure control systems by hackers to energy pipelines, hydroelectric projects, drinking water systems and nuclear power plants. The Idaho National Laboratory's...
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