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  • US-Cuba diplomatic thaw puts Mariel port back in spotlight

    MARIEL, Cuba The deepwater port of Mariel, once the site of a massive exodus of refugees to the United States, may soon be the stage for a new chapter in Cuba's history, one that flirts gently with global trade and free markets. A $1 billion project to...
  • Venezuela President Maduro returns home to parade after 2-week trip as economic crisis looms

    President Nicolas Maduro was greeted by the Venezuelan equivalent of a ticker tape parade Saturday as he returned to an increasingly stricken economy from a two-week fundraising trip. Crowds of government supporters danced to live salsa, clutched...
  • Why are gas prices falling? Think China, not Saudi Arabia.

    Why are gas prices falling? Think China, not Saudi Arabia.
    Falling oil prices are a plot by Saudi Arabia to destroy the United States' emerging oil and gas industry and "probably a plot against West Texas, specifically." That's how University of Chicago economist Austan Goolsbee described the views of the...
  • Four fired, 7 punished in Shanghai for deadly New Year's Eve stampede

    Local officials failed to adequately assess risks and deploy sufficient police ahead of the stampede in Shanghai on New Year’s Eve that left 36 people dead and 49 injured, the city government said in its official investigation report released...
  • Hong Kong police haul in protesters for 'arrests by appointment'

    Hong Kong police haul in protesters for 'arrests by appointment'
    Police on Friday arrested some of the student leaders of the territory’s pro-democracy movement, only to set them free within hours without requiring bail in an exercise some critics said smacked of harassment.  The “arrests by appointment&...
  • Most Asian stocks higher as investors hope for more stimulus from ECB policy meeting

    Most Asian stock markets rose Wednesday as investors anticipated European policymakers would soon unleash more stimulus while Chinese shares extended their rebound following a steep plunge at the start of the week. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng...
  • China's economic growth slowed to 24-year low of 7.4 percent in 2014

    The global economy, slowed by stagnation in Europe and Japan, is being further hampered by China's decelerating growth. The Chinese economy grew 7.4 percent in 2014, its weakest performance in nearly a quarter-century. And its growth is forecast to...
  • For China's birthrate, this may be a bad sign

    For China's birthrate, this may be a bad sign
    Chen Lei runs a Shanghai business that helps pregnant Chinese women fly to Southern California and give birth in hospitals in Whittier, Fountain Valley, Pomona and other nearby cities. But come Feb. 19 — when the Chinese New Year begins, closing out...
  • Ford gets ready to export Mustang to China, Europe

    Ford gets ready to export Mustang to China, Europe
    For the first time in six generations of Mustangs, Ford is putting the pony car on a trip abroad – to overseas markets. The automaker is loading the first of the recently redesigned Mustangs onto a ship in Portland that’s headed for China....
  • Winners and losers as China adjusts to 'new normal' of slower economic growth

    China's economy, the world's second largest, grew 7.4 percent last year, its slowest expansion in nearly a quarter century. Forecasters expect growth to wane further in the next several years as China emphasizes consumption over polluting heavy industry...
  • Oil drop won't stop China in South China Sea

    HONG KONG When it comes to territorial tensions in the South China Sea, it's more about what goes through it than what lies beneath it. Oil last week dropped below $46 a barrel, to more than five- year lows. The biggest collapse in energy prices since...