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China’s top securities regulator stepping down

China has removed the chief of its securities regulator following months of stock market turmoil and appointed a top state banking executive to replace him, as leaders move to restore confidence in the economy.

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Beijing Says Military Installations in S China Sea Not Militarization

Taiwan and China claim nearly the whole of the South China Sea, including the Paracel chain.

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Republicans face off in S. Carolina; Dems battle in Nevada

Ohio Gov. John Kasich and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson were tied for last at 9%.

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North Korea escalates war of words in standoff with Seoul

The expanded sanctions are being imposed as the United States and China are in delicate negotiations over a U.N. Security Council resolution on new sanctions. The complex was launched in 2004.

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Uganda Election Not Free and Fair; Museveni Extends 30 Year Rule

UGANDA’S President Yoweri Museveni extended his three-decade rule Saturday, winning a fifth term with 60.7% of the vote in the country’s election, poll officials said.

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US accuses Apple of ‘repudiating’ order on phone access

But a short time later, Trump admitted he did own an iPhone – and vowed to rely on Samsung until Apple decides to co-operate.

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Oops! Southwest and American airplanes in a fender bender

It is unclear at this time how many people were on the planes when this happened.

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Stocks End Lower After Choppy Trading Day

Stocks are dipping Thursday as a three-day rally loses steam.

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US Ruling to Halt Carbon Regulations ‘Positive’ for Power Producers

A coal train enters the Craig Station power plant near Craig, Colo. on Tuesday, June 16, 2015.

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Brent up 5% near $34/barrel; Iran says it supports output freeze

Crude prices recovered in Asia on Wednesday ahead of a meeting between the Iranian and Iraqi oil ministers and following a Saudi Arabia-Russia agreement to freeze output.

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