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Asian shares fall as China protests, lockdowns cloud outlook

Today News || BANGKOK — Shares skidded in Asia on Monday, with Hong Kong briefly dipping more than 4% following…

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EU, US edging toward trade spat when both want unity instead

Today News || BRUSSELS — The European Union and the United States are treading precariously close to a major trans-Atlantic…

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EXPLAINER: What’s the effect of Russian oil price cap, ban?

Today News || FRANKFURT, Germany — Western governments are aiming to cap the price of Russia’s oil exports in an…

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Turkish central bank cuts rates again despite high inflation

Today News || ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s central bank delivered another outsized interest rate cut Thursday despite inflation running at…

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Sweden’s big interest rate hike follows other central banks

Today News || STOCKHOLM — Sweden’s central bank followed other central banks in undertaking a big increase to its key…

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Unemployment claims rise to 240,000, highest since August

Today News || WASHINGTON — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose to the highest level since August…

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$3.5M gene therapy for hemophilia gets FDA approval

Fitness & Health: WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators on Tuesday approved the first gene therapy for hemophilia, a $3.5 million…

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German extends energy subsidy plan for consumers, companies

Today News || BERLIN — Consumers and businesses in Germany will receive subsidies to soften the blow of higher natural…

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China anti-virus curbs spur fears of global economic impact

Fitness & Health: BEIJING — Anti-virus controls that are confining millions of Chinese families to their homes and shut shops…

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Interest rate anxiety hangs over Wall Street as week begins

Today News || BEIJING — Wall Street is following global stock markets lower to open a holiday-shortened week as anxiety…

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