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In this Dec. 13, 2016 photo, workers buy their lunch outside a construction site at the Central Business District in Beijing. China's economic growth accelerated slightly in the final quarter of 2016 but its full-year performance still was the weakest in nearly three decades. The government reported Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 the world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.8 percent in the fourth quarter over a year earlier, up from the previous quarter's 6.7 percent. Full-year growth was 6.7 percent, down from 2015's 6.9 percent and the weakest since 1990. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China's growth edges up but 2016 weakest year since 1990China reports its economic growth edged higher in the last quarter though its full-year performance in 2016 was the weakest in three decades as it heads into a potential battle over trade with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump
The Associated Press8 minutes ago
FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2016, file photo, powered-off Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are displayed at the company's service center in Seoul, South Korea. Samsung Electronics said Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 it will announce the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire on Jan. 23. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
Samsung to announce cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire on Jan. 23Samsung Electronics says it will announce on Jan. 23 the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE - This Aug. 2, 2005 file photo shows the Venetian Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. The property is owned and operated by Las Vegas Sands Corp. U.S. authorities said Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, that billionaire Sheldon Adelson's Sand's Corp is paying almost $7 million to settle a foreign corrupt practices investigation of the company's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China. (AP Photo/Joe Cavaretta, File)
Las Vegas Sands paying $7M to settle corrupt practices probeBillionaire Sheldon Adelson's casino company is paying almost $7 million to end a more than five-year federal corrupt practices investigation of the firm's former relationship with a consultant in Macao and China
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Health and Human Services Secretary-designate, Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., left, is greeted on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, by Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga., prior to testifying at this confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Company that HHS pick invested in faced criminal penaltyA medical device company that congressman Tom Price purchased stock in last year agreed this month to a $17 million Justice Department criminal penalty in a foreign bribery case
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Alaska opens trade, pipeline office in TokyoThe state of Alaska has opened an office in Tokyo to help promote trade and advance a long hoped-for natural gas pipeline project
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Jan. 12, 2017, photo, traders work on the Mizuho Americas trading floor in New York. World stocks were mostly lower Thursday, Jan. 19, ahead of comments from the European Central Bank's president and after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen signaled more interest rate increases in the months to come. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Dow erases gain for 2017 as stocks fall, bond yields climbThe Dow Jones industrial average erased its gain for the year, part of a pullback for US stock indexes as Treasury yields continued their upward march
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Tesla cleared in fatal Autopilot crash
The Mercury News1 hour ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, April 12, 2016, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivers the keynote address at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference in San Francisco. Zuckerberg went to court to gain ownership of isolated pockets of land tucked away within his sprawling estate in Hawaii. Many of the more than a dozen parcels on Kauai are less than an acre. Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook post Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, that he filed the cases to find all the partial owners so he can pay them their fair share. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
Facebook CEO trying to buy out land near his Hawaii estateFacebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is going to court to gain ownership of isolated pockets of land tucked away within his sprawling estate in Hawaii
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Yellen says Fed following prudent course on ratesWhile unemployment has fallen significantly and inflation is starting to tick higher, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Thursday she does not believe that the central bank has fallen behind the curve
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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