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Inflation protests across Europe threaten political turmoil

LONDON — In Romania, protesters blew horns and banged drums to voice their dismay over the rising cost of living.…

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Apple workers in Oklahoma vote to unionize in 2nd labor win

NEW YORK — Workers at an Apple store in Oklahoma City voted to unionize, marking the second unionized Apple store…

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‘Desperation’: Child care struggle worsens in rural U.S.

ASTORIA, Ore. — A shortage of child care in the U.S. has become so acute that it’s reaching far into…

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Asian shares extend losses as specter of recession looms

BANGKOK — Asian shares slipped on Monday, with Chinese markets logging moderate losses after reopening from a weeklong holiday to…

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Stocks slump on fears about rates, recession after jobs data

NEW YORK — Good news on the economy remains bad news for Wall Street, and stocks are falling sharply Friday…

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How major US stock indexes fared Thursday 10/6/2022

Stocks closed lower again on Wall Street but still managed to hold on to sizable gains for the week. The…

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Hong Kong shares soar 6%, leading Asian market gains

TOKYO — Hong Kong’s share benchmark soared more than 6% on Wednesday as Asian shares tracked gains on Wall Street.…

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Asian shares rise after ‘relief rally’ on Wall Street

TOKYO — Asian shares rose Tuesday, encouraged by a rally in U.S. shares after some weak economic data raised hopes…

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US shift away from coal hits tribal community in New Mexico

KIRTLAND, N.M. — The clamor of second graders breaking away from lessons to form lunch lines has gotten quieter in…

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Walmart to hire 40,000 mostly seasonal workers for holidays

NEW YORK — Walmart said it will hire 40,000 U.S. workers for the holidays, a majority of them seasonal workers.…

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