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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Group said Tuesday it will significantly increase its investment in the U.S. while Donald Trump is president and is considering building a new U.S. factory, in an unusual disclosure of its mid-term investment plan in the key market.

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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks declined Tuesday after Britain said Prime Minister Theresa May will announce London plans to withdraw completely from the European Union.

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BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks declined Tuesday after Britain said Prime Minister Theresa May will announce London's plans to withdraw completely from the European Union.

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LONDON (AP) — Britain will make a clean break from the European Union and not seek to remain "half-in, half-out," Prime Minister Theresa May will say Tuesday, disappointing businesses and voters who want the country to stay in the bloc's single market.

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LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England remains ready to protect economic growth in the face of pressures caused by Britain's departure from the European Union, the central bank's top executive said Monday as investors waited for the country's prime minister to lay out her vision for Brexit.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations bracing for the looming Donald Trump presidency showed defiance Monday in the face of the president-elect's stinging comments on everything from NATO and German cars to the crumbling of the EU itself.

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story Jan. 11 about the U.S. exporting eggs to South Korea, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of food market analyst firm Urner Barry and its protein market analyst Brian Moscogiuri.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its forecast for the U.S. economy over the next two years, saying President-elect Donald Trump's policies should boost economic growth, particularly in 2018. But officials warned that if Trump's protectionist trade proposals …

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LONDON (AP) — The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are American, with one European and one Mexican in the mix. Several have pledged to give it all to charity.

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BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A Turkish cargo plane crashed Monday in a residential area just outside the main airport in Kyrgyzstan, destroying half of a village and killing at least 37 people in the plane and on the ground, the Emergency Situations Ministry said.

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BEIJING (AP) — The International Monetary Fund on Monday raised its growth forecast for China but warned rising debt that has prompted concern about the country's finances increase the risk of a sharper slowdown.

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — In a story Jan. 15 about the World Economic Forum, The Associated Press erroneously reported John Drzik's title as president of the global insurance and risk management firm Marsh. His title is president of global risk and specialties at Marsh.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A request by South Korean prosecutors to arrest Lee Jae-yong, the 48-year-old vice chairman and de facto leader of Samsung Electronics, has added to the troubles for the country's most valuable company after a spate of recalls last year.

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — In a departure from the leniency typically given South Korean big businesses, prosecutors on Monday requested the arrest of the de facto head of Samsung Electronics, the country's most valuable company, in an influence-peddling scandal that has toppled the country's…

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BEIJING (AP) — Donald Trump has offered views on U.S. relations with Asia that could indicate radical shifts in long-standing policy toward the region. From opposing free trade agreements to confronting China and questioning Japan-South Korea alliances, he appears set to be charting a course…

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TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday morning amid worries about Britain's exit from the European Union, and Takata stock dropped in Tokyo after the air bag maker agreed to a guilty plea in the U.S. over massive recalls.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Wading into foreign affairs days before his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump said Britain's decision to leave the European Union would "end up being a great thing" and predicted the bloc would continue to break apart.

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LONDON (AP) — Mergers and acquisitions in the U.K. are likely to drop sharply this year amid uncertainty over Britain's relationship with the European Union, according to research released Monday.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Labors of love, one from Martin Scorsese, the other from Ben Affleck, proved costly at a casualty strewn weekend box office where the uplifting NASA drama "Hidden Figures" stayed on top for the second straight week.

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LONDON (AP) — Britain's leaders on Sunday signaled their resolve to play hardball in talks with the European Union, suggesting they will look for partners elsewhere if the bloc restricts access to its huge market.

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BOGOR, Indonesia (AP) — Japan and Indonesia on Sunday affirmed a deepening of economic and political ties during a visit by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who is using a four-nation tour of Asia to underscore his government's role in countering China's assertiveness in the South China Sea.

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ELLENTON, Fla. (AP) — After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on "The Greatest Show on Earth." The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May.

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BERLIN (AP) — Berlin's mayor on Saturday sought the dismissal of an official who has faced increasing pressure over his former ties with communist East Germany's secret police, the Stasi, an affair that has marred the new city government's start.

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LONDON (AP) — A committee of British lawmakers is urging Prime Minister Theresa May to clarify her intentions on Brexit — particularly whether she intends to keep Britain in the European Union's large single market.