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  • Asian shares tentative on lingering geopolitical tensions

    Stocks rebound as Ukraine rebels offer black boxes
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Global equity markets and the dollar rode a rebound in risk appetite on Tuesday, lifting the S&P 500 to a record high, helped by signs of cooperation from Ukraine's pro-Russian separatists over the downing of the Malaysian Airlines jetliner.
  • One third of Japan firms say business hurt by China, South Korea tensions: poll

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Diplomatic tensions with China and South Korea are hurting business for a third of Japanese firms, a Reuters poll found, with executives citing a drop-off in sales and difficulties in making deals work. Under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe,...

    Md. health officials monitoring for mosquito-borne chikungunya virus after Fla. case reported

    Md. health officials monitoring for mosquito-borne chikungunya virus after Fla. case reported
    State health officials are urging Marylanders to be wary of mosquito-borne diseases like West Nile virus and, now, the dengue-like virus chikungunya — raising concerns after it was reported in a Florida man Thursday. The chikungunya case is...

    EU call for views on U.S. trade deal draws huge response

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission's call for views on a contentious part of a planned EU-U.S. free trade deal has drawn almost 150,000 responses that will take months to process, a senior EU official said on Friday. Many advocacy groups oppose...

    Manila urges unity for South East Asian nations in China sea dispute

    MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines is pushing for a meeting among four Southeast Asian nations with conflicting claims to waters in the South China Sea so that they can hammer out a common stand in dealings with China, Manila's foreign minister said on...