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Yahoo chief Mayer says she's pregnant with twins
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she's pregnant with identical twins....

World shares drop after bleak China manufacturing
TOKYO (AP) -- Global stock markets sagged Tuesday as gloomy manufacturing data from China and weak investment figures in Japan augured further uncertainty for investors after a brutal August....

China factory indexes ebb in new sign of economic weakness
HONG KONG (AP) -- Chinese manufacturing showed further signs of weakness in August, adding to evidence of an inexorable slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy despite recent government efforts to support growth....

Wobbly euro economy may get bigger push from central bank
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- When is a trillion euros not enough? Could be soon, in Europe's shaky economy....

China urged to free reporter detained for stock market story
BEIJING (AP) -- The Committee to Protect Journalists is urging Chinese authorities to release a reporter accused of spreading false information on the country's stock market meltdown, calling it the latest act of media intimidation by President Xi Jinping's administration....

Investors are fleeing once-popular emerging markets
NEW YORK (AP) -- If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street's advice to buy emerging-market stocks....

India's antitrust probe into Google moves into next phase
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A lengthy investigation into whether Google has been abusing its dominance of Internet search to stifle competition in India is moving into its next phase....

German unemployment rate ticks up in August
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's unemployment rate crept up to 6.4 percent in August, but the Federal Labor Agency says the job market in Europe's largest economy remains robust....

Massive gas find promises to ease Egypt's fuel crisis
CAIRO (AP) -- The discovery of a huge gas field off Egypt's coast promises to ease a long-running fuel crisis and boost the economy after years of unrest, but it will take years to develop and won't bring Gulf-style riches to the Arab world's most populous country, experts said Monday....

Google tries to woo iPhone owners with Android watch app
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple's iPhone, escalating the rivals' battle to strap their technology on people's wrists....

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