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BOJ keeps lax monetary policy, forecasts steady growthJapan's central bank has ended a policy meeting without changing its ultra-lax monetary stance
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Authorities investigate the scene of a shooting, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in Bear, Del. Delaware State Police say a trooper has been taken to a hospital after being shot at the convenience store. The trooper, who was on duty at the time, was taken to Christiana Hospital. (Damian Giletto/The News Journal via AP)
The Latest: Fire company to serve as temporary shelterAuthorities say a local fire company has opened its doors to serve as a temporary shelter for residents prevented from returning to their homes while police continue to try to negotiate with the suspect in the fatal shooting of a Delaware state trooper
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
In this April 21, 2017, photo, a pump is seen at a gas station in Pyongyang, North Korea. Gas stations have been restricting sales or even closing their gates due to what appears to be a serious shortage of gasoline in the North Korean capital. (AP Photo/Eric Talmadge)
Rumors rife as gas restrictions in N. Korean capital drag onAn acute shortage of gasoline in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang has gone on for a week with no explanation
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
Boston Celtics guard Avery Bradley (0) lines up a dunk over Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler (21) during the fourth quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Bradley scored 24 as the Celtics defeated the Bulls 108-97. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Celtics beat Bulls 108-97, take 3-2 lead in seriesThe Boston Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls 108-97 to open a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
President Donald Trump signs the Education Federalism Executive Order during a federalism event with governors in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
White House: Trump will not immediately bolt NAFTAPresident Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not immediately bolt the North American Free Trade Agreement, just hours after administration officials said he was considering a draft executive order to withdraw
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
In this Nov. 13, 2016 photo shows Maxine Yeakle, a Boca Raton High School student, displays a T-shirt that got her dismissed from school in Boca Raton, Fla. The administration of Boca Raton Community High School is a recipient of a Muzzle award, Virginia free-speech group’s satiric awards for what it considers the past year’s most egregious offenses. The administration gave Yeakle the choice of removing her anti-Hillary Clinton T-shirt or serving an in-school suspension. The Charlottesville-based Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression announced its annual Jefferson Muzzle awards Thursday, April 27, 2017. (Jim Rassol/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)
Jefferson Muzzle 'awards' take aim at free-speech offendersA Tennessee sheriff and the state government of Illinois are among the 2017 recipients of a Virginia free-speech group's satiric awards for what it considers the past year's most egregious offenses
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
People use their smartphones near an advertisements of the Samsung Electronics Galaxy S8 smartphone at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Samsung Electronics said Thursday its first-quarter profit surged to the highest level in more than three years as its semiconductor division posted the highest income in the company's history. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Samsung foresees bigger profit in 2017 as memory chips soarSamsung Electronics has reported its best quarterly profit in more than three years and is forecasting improvement for the full year after its semiconductor division posted its highest income ever
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
FILE -- In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017 file photo, victims of the suspected chemical weapons attack lie on the ground, in Khan Sheikhoun, in the northern province of Idlib, Syria. France's foreign minister says chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria shows that the nerve agent used "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's government and shows it was responsible. Jean-Marc Ayrault says France now knows "from sure sources" that "the manufacturing process of the sarin that was sampled is typical of the method developed in Syrian laboratories." But Kremlin promptly denounced the French report. (Alaa Alyousef via AP, File)
France: Analysis shows Syrian government behind sarin attackFrance's foreign minister says chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria shows that the nerve agent used "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's government and shows it was responsible
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, mourners carry the coffins of more than 50 people killed in a recent car bomb attack that targeted government supporters being evacuated from a besieged area, during their funeral at the Sayida Zeinab suburb of Damascus, Syria, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Wednesday's procession took place in a Damascus suburb that is home to a major Shiite shrine and is a stronghold for Hezbollah, the Lebanese militant group fighting alongside the Syrian government. The April 15 attack killed nearly 130 people, including over 60 children. (SANA via AP)
The Latest: Explosion, fire reported near Damascus airportSyrian opposition activists and a monitor say a large explosion has rocked the Syrian capital, followed by a fire near Damascus airport
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
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