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Cable network Epix inks multiyear deal with Hulu, ends agreement with Netflix
The cable network Epix and streaming service Hulu have agreed to a multiyear, digital subscription video on demand deal, while rival Netflix has decided not to renew with Epix....

Global stocks lower after Fed official suggests September rate hike still possible
BEIJING (AP) -- Markets slumped Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a sluggish global economy....

Doubts about China's ability to manage a tough economic transition sap investor confidence
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China's economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years....

3 reasons financial markets lost faith in China's economy and leadership, at a glance
For decades, Chinese economic policymakers have drawn praise for keeping their economy growing strongly through turbulence, such as the Asian financial crisis of 1997-1998 and the worldwide financial tumult of 2008. But investors have begun to lose faith in Beijing's economic management....

Eurozone inflation stable at low annual rate of 0.2 percent in August
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Inflation in the 19-nation eurozone was stable in August at an annual rate of 0.2 percent, an official report shows - another weak figure that may help push the European Central Bank toward doing more economic stimulus....

Austria checks trucks for migrants, creates huge traffic jam on main Budapest-Vienna highway
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Austria stepped up truck inspections Monday at its Hungarian border after 71 migrants apparently suffocated in one, creating a massive, 30-kilometer (18 1/2-mile) traffic jam on the main Budapest-Vienna highway....

Economic data give a boost to Portuguese government's re-election bid
LISBON, Portugal (AP) -- Economic news is continuing to give heart to Portugal's center-right government as it aims for re-election in October....

Italian energy giant Eni says it has found largest-ever gas field in Mediterranean off Egypt
ROME (AP) -- The Italian energy company Eni SpA announced Sunday it has discovered a "supergiant" natural gas field off Egypt, describing it as the "largest-ever" found in the Mediterranean Sea....

UN climate negotiators back at work on deal to fight global warming, Paris deadline looms
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- U.N. climate talks began anew Monday in Germany, three months before world governments are supposed to adopt a landmark deal to fight global warming....

Tribunal seals end of failed Volkswagen-Suzuki partnership, Suzuki to buy back VW's stake
BERLIN (AP) -- Volkswagen AG and Suzuki Motor Corp. say an arbitration tribunal has formally put an end to a failed alliance between the two companies to develop green cars, and Suzuki will buy back the 19.9 percent stake that Volkswagen held....

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