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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, a man walks to work on Wall Street, near the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Global stocks mostly fell on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, and the price of oil hit a two-year high after a spate of high-profile arrests in Saudi Arabia unnerved some investors and suggested the kingdom could be more bullish in pursuing output cuts. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
May 15, 2017 - 12:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A spurt in oil prices on Monday revived energy stocks, which have been among the year's worst performers, and helped push the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record high. The pace for markets around the world, though, remained sluggish. For weeks, markets have made only modest...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2017, file photo, a screenshot of the warning screen from a purported ransomware attack, as captured by a computer user in Taiwan, is seen on a laptop in Beijing. As danger from the global cyberattack continues to fade, analysts are starting to assess the damage. The good news: Hard-hit organizations such as the U.K.’s National Health Service appear to be bouncing back, and few people seem to have actually paid the ransom. The bad: This attack has demonstrated how a new automated form of malware can spread rapidly, potentially encouraging future hackers. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
May 15, 2017 - 11:13 am
LONDON (AP) — The "ransomware" cyberattack that has crippled companies and governments around the world ebbed in intensity on Monday, though experts warned that new versions of the virus could emerge. Thousands more infections were reported Monday, largely in Asia, which had been closed for...
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FILE - This April 27, 2016, file photo, shows the Maven logo on a General Motors car-sharing service automobile, in Ann Arbor, Mich. General Motors Co. launched its Maven car-sharing service in New York on Monday, May 15, 2017. The service lets members rent a variety of GM vehicles for whatever they need, from a 30-minute errand to a 28-day road trip. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
May 15, 2017 - 7:15 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is launching its Maven car-sharing service in New York City. The service lets members rent GM vehicles for up to 28 days at a time. Maven will park 80 vehicles around Manhattan. Using Maven's smartphone app, members can reserve a time and unlock and start the car when...
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FILE - This Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 file photo shows an oil rig near the town of Usinsk, 1500 km (930 miles) northeast of Moscow, Russia. Russia and Saudi Arabia said Monday May 15, 2017, they want to extend oil production cuts through the first quarter of 2018, in a move the two major producers say would support the market price. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
May 15, 2017 - 7:12 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Saudi Arabia said Monday they want to extend oil production cuts through the first quarter of 2018, in a move the two major producers say would support the market price. Oil prices rose on the announcement that the countries want to extend the deal, which encompasses both...
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A patient takes a nap on her wheelchair as she waits with others at the registration desk at Dharmais Cancer Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, May 15, 2017. Global cyber chaos was spreading Monday as companies booted up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack. The extortion scheme created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
May 15, 2017 - 7:10 am
TOKYO (AP) — The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack spread to thousands of more computers on Monday as people logged in at work, disrupting business, schools, hospitals and daily life, though no new large-scale breakdowns were reported. In Britain, whose health service was among the first high-...
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May 15, 2017 - 6:42 am
LONDON (AP) — JPMorgan Chase has bought an office building in Ireland as it accelerates its contingency planning for moving jobs to the European Union once Britain leaves the trading bloc. The American banking giant has acquired 200 Capital Dock in Dublin, a building with the capacity to house 1,...
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left bottom, talks with Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko, right, at the a summit at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China, May 15, 2017. (Thomas Peter/Pool Photo via AP)
May 15, 2017 - 6:38 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced ambitious plans for Asian and European governments to work more closely on finance, law enforcement and a wide array of other issues under a Beijing-led trade initiative. Xi spoke Monday as leaders of 30 nations wrapped up a two-day meeting...
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A patient takes a nap on her wheelchair as she waits with others at the registration desk at Dharmais Cancer Hospital in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, May 15, 2017. Global cyber chaos was spreading Monday as companies booted up computers at work following the weekend's worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack. The extortion scheme created chaos in 150 countries and could wreak even greater havoc as more malicious variations appear. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)
May 15, 2017 - 6:35 am
TOKYO (AP) — The worldwide "ransomware" cyberattack spread to thousands of more computers on Monday as people logged in at work, disrupting business, schools, hospitals and daily life, though no new large-scale breakdowns were reported. In Britain, whose health service was among the first high-...
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FILE - This Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011 file photo shows an oil rig near the town of Usinsk, 1500 km (930 miles) northeast of Moscow, Russia. Russia and Saudi Arabia said Monday May 15, 2017, they want to extend oil production cuts through the first quarter of 2018, in a move the two major producers say would support the market price. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)
May 15, 2017 - 6:33 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Saudi Arabia said Monday they want to extend oil production cuts through the first quarter of 2018, in a move the two major producers say would support the market price. Oil prices rose on the announcement that the countries want to extend the deal, which encompasses both...
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May 15, 2017 - 5:41 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Saudi Arabia said Monday they want to extend oil production cuts through the first quarter of 2018, in a move the two major producers say would support the market price. Oil prices rose on the announcement that the countries want to extend the deal, which encompasses both...
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