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Spain's Finance Minister Luis de Guindos, left, and Germany's acting Finance Minister Peter Altmaier, center, talk with Greece's Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos during an Eurogroup finance ministers meeting at the EU Council in Brussels on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
EU taking 8 jurisdictions off its tax haven blacklistThe European Union is moving eight countries and jurisdictions off its tax avoidance blacklist after they made commitments to meet EU requirements
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 13, 2017 file photo, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rossello speaks during a news conference, in Washington. Rosello said on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, that he is privatizing the island’s government-owned power company following decades of mismanagement, corruption and blackouts. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Hope, fear as Puerto Rico moves to privatize power companyPuerto Ricans divided between hope, fear as U.S. territory moves to privatize power company
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE--In this Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, Nolan Hammer looks at a gun at the Heckler & Koch booth at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade Show in Las Vegas. The largest gun industry trade show will be taking place in Las Vegas Jan. 23-26 just a few miles from where a gunman carried out the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Gun industry gathers just a few miles from mass shootingThe gun industry is holding its biggest annual trade show this week in Las Vegas just a few miles from where a gunman slaughtered 58 concertgoers outside his high-rise hotel suite in October
The Associated Press5 hours ago
File- This Feb. 1, 2017, file photo shows Affordable Solar president Kevin Bassalleck talking about the full-time positions his company will create as Gov. Susana Martinez listens during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn’t bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels. Bassalleck, said tariffs would hurt homegrown companies that make racks, tracking systems and electronics that are part of a power system. He said jobs at those companies are hard to outsource.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
The Latest: Mexico slams US decision on solar panels tariffMexico says it regrets the United States' decision not to exclude it from tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels
The Associated Press6 hours ago
File- This Feb. 1, 2017, file photo shows Affordable Solar president Kevin Bassalleck talking about the full-time positions his company will create as Gov. Susana Martinez listens during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn’t bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels. Bassalleck, said tariffs would hurt homegrown companies that make racks, tracking systems and electronics that are part of a power system. He said jobs at those companies are hard to outsource.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panelsTrump is set to decide soon on possible tariffs for imported solar panels
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this Jan. 18, 2018 photo, former Brazilian President Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva speaks during a meeting with artists and intellectuals in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Da Silva is facing charges in six other cases. Among the accusations against him are that he received kickbacks in the form of properties for performing favors and accepted bribes from Odebrecht in exchange for helping the construction giant secure credit lines from the state development bank. Da Silva’s defense team has rejected all of the accusations, saying evidence is lacking or invented and that prosecutors and judges are persecuting him because they want to stain his time in office and prevent him from running for president again. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
AP Explains: What's next for Brazil's da Silva after appealAP Explains: A look at the case against Brazil's former President da Silva ahead of his appeal and what's next for the politician
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Bank of Japan Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda arrives at the BOJ headquarters in Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. The BOJ has opted to keep intact its unprecedented monetary stimulus despite stronger than expected growth. (Naohiko Hatta/Kyodo News via AP)
Japan central bank keeps lax monetary policy unchangedThe Bank of Japan has opted to keep intact its unprecedented monetary stimulus despite signs the economy is gaining steam
The Associated Press8 hours ago
South Korea's Financial Services Commission Vice Chair Kim Yong-beom, center, speaks at the government complex in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. South Korea said Tuesday that local banks will launch a real-name system for crypto currency trading that make anonymous transactions to be traceable as the country seeks to curb speculation and criminal activities. (Kim Seung-doo/Yonhap via AP)
South Korea to start real-name trading of crypto currencySouth Korean says local banks will launch a real-name system for crypto currency trading and report suspicious activities to authorities starting next week
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Deputy head of China's energy agency fired in graft probeChina's anti-corruption agency says the deputy head of the Cabinet agency in charge of energy policy for the world's second-largest economy has been fired
The Associated Press8 hours ago
File- This Feb. 1, 2017, file photo shows Affordable Solar president Kevin Bassalleck talking about the full-time positions his company will create as Gov. Susana Martinez listens during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn’t bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels. Bassalleck, said tariffs would hurt homegrown companies that make racks, tracking systems and electronics that are part of a power system. He said jobs at those companies are hard to outsource.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
Trump applies tariffs to solar panels, washing machinesPresident Donald Trump approves tariffs on imported solar panels, washing machines; says move will protect US industry, jobs
The Associated Press9 hours ago
File- This Feb. 1, 2017, file photo shows Affordable Solar president Kevin Bassalleck talking about the full-time positions his company will create as Gov. Susana Martinez listens during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn’t bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels. Bassalleck, said tariffs would hurt homegrown companies that make racks, tracking systems and electronics that are part of a power system. He said jobs at those companies are hard to outsource.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
China criticizes Trump tariffs on solar, washing machinesChina is criticizing U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to approve higher tariffs on solar power components and washing machines as an abuse of trade remedies
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A woman walks past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Asian stock markets posted strong gains on Tuesday, as an upbeat forecast for global economic growth and the end of the U.S. government shutdown added to the market's optimistic mood. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Asian shares rise on global growth hopes, US shutdown's endAsian stock markets posted strong gains on Tuesday, as an upbeat forecast for global economic growth and the end of the U.S. government shutdown lifted sentiment.
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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