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Tech is taking over our lives, and our 401(k) accounts

As technology takes over more of people's daily lives, it's also taking over ever-bigger chunks of their retirement accounts. Surging prices for technology stocks around the world mean the industry is making up a larger proportion of global markets. In the United States, Apple, Google's parent ...

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Mugabe latest leader over years taken into custody

Zimbabwe's army has taken President Robert Mugabe and his wife into custody, triggering speculation of a military coup, though the military's supporters have called it a "bloodless correction." It wasn't clear exactly where the 93-year-old Mugabe and his wife were, but army Major Gen. Sibusiso ...

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Trump in Asia: A break from the past but uncertain results

In his travels across Asia, President Donald Trump offered himself as a sharp break from presidents past. He pushed regional leaders to reshape trade deals to America's liking, opted against spotlighting human rights abuses and cranked up pressure on North Korea to end its nuclear program. But ...

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A look at Trump's business associates across Asia

President Donald Trump has temporarily put his sons in charge of his company, but the Trump Organization still does business abroad. That has prompted questions about whether that might influence Trump's official decisions. A look at some of his business partners and contacts in Asia, where he ...

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Asians talk about expectations for Trump's visit

President Donald Trump embarks on his first official visit to Asia, which begins Sunday in Japan. The 11-day trip will also take him to South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. Here's what people in those countries have to say about their expectations for the visit. JAPAN Yoh Kawakami, ...

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Trump's brief Twitter outage prompts cheers, concerns

Some cheered and others raised concerns when President Donald Trump's Twitter account, a mouthpiece for the U.S. presidency, mysteriously went dark for a few minutes this week. "My Twitter account was taken down for 11 minutes by a rogue employee," Trump wrote from his restored account early ...

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World reacts to Trump's speech on new Afghanistan strategy

Global reaction to President Donald Trump's speech on the new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan: Afghanistan's chief executive is welcoming President Trump's strategy for Afghanistan, calling it a unique opportunity to fight terrorists in the region and insisting that it renews the U.S. commitment to ...

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The Latest: UN chief urges turn down rhetoric on Korea

Lavrov, speaking at a news conference in Moscow, added that the "potential for economic pressure has been practically exhausted" and emphasized the need to encourage political settlement. President Donald Trump says in a tweet that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "made a very wise and ...

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China says US trade probe would violate international rules

Trump told U.S. trade officials to look into whether to launch a formal investigation into whether Beijing improperly requires foreign companies to hand over technology in exchange for market access. "If the U.S. side disregards the fact it does not respect multilateral trade rules and takes ...

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Top US military officer warns NKorea that US military ready

The comments by Marine Corps Gen. Joseph Dunford in a series of meetings with senior South Korean military and political officials and the local media appeared to be an attempt to ease anxiety over tit-for-tat threats between President Donald Trump and North Korea while also showing a ...

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