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Asian shares fall on bleak China manufacturing data
TOKYO (AP) -- Asian shares fell 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....

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....

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....

Street stalls show shifting face of North Korean economy
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Street stalls that offer North Koreans a place to spend - or make - money on everything from snow cones to DVDs are flourishing in Pyongyang and other North Korean cities, modest but growing forms of private commerce in a country where capitalism is officially anathema....

Huge blast at Spanish fireworks factory kills 5, wounds 6
MADRID (AP) -- A huge explosion Monday at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain killed five people and injured six others, authorities said....

Austria inspects trucks for migrants, creates 18-mile backup
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Austria stepped up vehicle inspections Monday at its Hungarian border after 71 migrants apparently suffocated in a truck, creating a huge traffic jam on the main Budapest-Vienna highway....

In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska....

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