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A man leaves a tailor in Tokyo's Nihombashi shopping and business district, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Japan has reported a trade deficit for January, its first in eight months, mainly due to seasonal factors. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
February 19, 2018 - 2:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's trade sector started out the year on a strong note though it slipped into deficit for the first time in eight months due to higher oil prices and seasonal factors. Customs data released Monday showed imports rose 8 percent from a year earlier to 7.03 trillion yen ($66 billion...
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February 19, 2018 - 1:37 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has reported a trade deficit for January, its first in eight months, mainly due to seasonal factors. Customs data released Monday showed imports rose 8 percent from a year earlier to 7.03 trillion yen ($66 billion). Exports jumped 12 percent to 6.09 trillion yen ($57.1 billion),...
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A currency trader works at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Asian markets were higher on Monday following Wall Street gains last week, as market jitters showed signs of easing. Many major markets were closed on holidays. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
February 18, 2018 - 11:32 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian markets were higher on Monday following Wall Street gains last week, as market jitters showed signs of easing. Many major markets were closed on holidays. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped 1.3 percent to 22,009.01 and South Korea's Kospi advanced 0.9 percent...
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February 18, 2018 - 10:55 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian markets were higher on Monday following Wall Street gains last week, as market jitters showed signs of easing. Many major markets were closed on holidays. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 jumped 1.3 percent to 22,009.01 and South Korea's Kospi advanced 0.9 percent...
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In this Jan. 26, 2018 photo, passengers wait on the QLINE transit train in Detroit. Some cities and regions are dangling racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town. Places such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Detroit are touting their populations of people of color to chief executives and other corporate officials as part of being open for business. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
February 18, 2018 - 5:33 pm
Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town. Places such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and Detroit are touting their populations of people of...
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 4:28 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 9:25 p.m. "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" has capped a winning evening at the British Academy Film Awards by taking the trophy for best picture. The tragicomic tale of a bereaved mother in search of justice...
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 4:17 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Frances McDormand has won the best actress prize at the British Academy Film Awards for her performance as a bereaved mother in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." Critics and viewers have called...
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 3:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Sam Rockwell has won the best supporting actor prize at the British Academy Film Awards for his performance as a brutal, racist police officer in "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri." At a ceremony...
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This image released by Disney shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from Marvel Studios' "Black Panther." (Matt Kennedy/Marvel Studios-Disney via AP)
February 18, 2018 - 2:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed "Black Panther" to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark. The Marvel film from the...
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Actress Lupita Nyong'o poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA 2018 Awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)
February 18, 2018 - 2:02 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the British Academy Film Awards (all times local): 6:55 p.m. The Duchess of Cambridge has joined in with the muted palette on the BAFTA red carpet, wearing a dark green Jenny Packham dress with a black belt. Kate, who is expecting her third child in April, is attending...
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