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Security personnel on the back of a truck wait to be paid at Rita Flynn Netball Centre in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018.. Opposition lawmaker Bryan Kramer said disgruntled police and prison guards stormed Papua New Guinea’s Parliament in a pay dispute that stemmed from an international summit hosted by the South Pacific island nation last weekend. (Jam Morales via AP)
November 20, 2018 - 12:00 am
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — A lawmaker says disgruntled police and prison guards have stormed Papua New Guinea's Parliament in a pay dispute that stemmed from an international summit hosted by the South Pacific island nation last weekend. Images posted by opposition lawmaker Bryan Kramer...
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Nissan Motor Co. President and Chief Executive Officer Hiroto Saikawa speaks during a press conference at Nissan Motor Co. Global Headquarter Monday Nov. 19, 2018, in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Saikawa said Monday that Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who helped turn around the carmaker over two decades, has been arrested and will be dismissed for allegedly under-reporting his income and misusing company funds. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
November 19, 2018 - 10:27 pm
TOKYO (AP) — The arrest of Nissan Motor Co.'s chairman Carlos Ghosn on charges he underreported his income and misused company funds caused the company's shares to tumble and shocked many in Japan who view him as something of a hero. Prosecutors said they were holding Ghosn and another Nissan...
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November 19, 2018 - 10:14 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — U.S. prosecutors unsealed an indictment against a Venezuelan media tycoon close to President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government on Monday, accusing him of paying $159 million in bribes to top officials in exchange for lucrative foreign currency deals and then hiding the...
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Trader Fred DeMarco follows stock activity, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, at the New York Stock Exchange. Big technology and internet companies came under heavy selling pressure again on Monday, leading to broad losses across the stock market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly fell 500 points. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
November 19, 2018 - 10:07 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks slid Tuesday after tech losses dragged down Wall Street and Nissan's chairman was arrested on charges of financial misconduct. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index fell 1 percent to 2,675.69 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 lost 0.9 percent to 21,633.54. Hong Kong's Hang...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2016, file photo, head of Nissan Motor Co. Carlos Ghosn answers a question during their joint press conference in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Japanese media say Ghosn, Nissan Motor Co. chairman, is being questioned by Tokyo prosecutors on suspicion he falsified his financial reports. Nissan said Monday it was looking into the reports, while prosecutors declined comment.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
November 19, 2018 - 6:38 pm
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who became one of the auto industry's most powerful executives by engineering a turnaround at the Japanese manufacturer, was arrested Monday and will be fired for allegedly underreporting his income and misusing company funds, the automaker said...
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November 19, 2018 - 5:45 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Union leaders say pilots will push American Airlines for more pay and schedule changes they say will reduce flight delays. Daniel Carey, president of the Allied Pilots Association, said that pilots will seek industry-leading wages when their current contract is due for renewal in...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech at the CBI annual conference in London, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Theresa May said in a speech to business lobby group the Confederation of British Industry that the deal "fulfils the wishes of the British people” to leave the EU, by taking back control of the U.K.’s laws, money and borders. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
November 19, 2018 - 4:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. and the European Union plowed ahead Monday with plans to have their divorce deal signed, sealed and delivered within days as British Prime Minister Theresa May waited to see whether rebel lawmakers opposed to the agreement had the numbers to challenge her leadership. The...
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November 19, 2018 - 3:11 pm
CONVENT, La. (AP) — Chinese chemical giant Wanhua has selected a Louisiana location for a $1.25 billion chemical manufacturing complex. The governor's office announced that Wanhua Chemical selected Convent in St. James Parish for the complex. The firm said the project will create 170 new direct...
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Demonstrators wearing yellow jackets open the toll gates on motorway at Benesse-Maremne southwestern France, Monday, Nov.19, 2018. The protests reflect broader frustration at President Emmanuel Macron, whose government is sticking to the fuel tax rise as part of efforts to clean up the environment. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
November 19, 2018 - 3:01 pm
PARIS (AP) — Citizen protests of fuel tax hikes are choking facilities critical to the French economy, and police have orders to remove the drivers blocking sensitive sites to show their anger, France's interior minister said Monday. In a third day of actions, grassroots protesters blocked oil...
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FILE- In this Sept. 19, 2018, men walk across an outdoor bridge between office buildings in downtown Los Angeles. Whether a small business wants to buy or rent, it may have leverage with landlords or local governments to get breaks on rent or taxes. It’s especially doable if a company can be a drawing card that helps boost local commerce or has significant job creation plans. The key is often to look for real estate in an area that needs an economic boost. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
November 19, 2018 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A company doesn't need to be as big as Amazon to get a good deal on real estate. Whether a small business wants to buy or rent, it may have leverage with landlords or local governments to get breaks on rent or taxes. It's especially doable if a company can be a drawing card that...
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