The Latest: Last Confederate monument removed in New Orleans
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The Latest: Last Confederate monument removed in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on the removal of Confederate-related monuments from New Orleans (all times local): 6 p.m. Workers in New Orleans have removed the last of four monuments to Confederate-era figures — a statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee. The statue was lifted from its pedestal early Friday evening, capping a day … Continue reading

Asian stocks down as China leaders meet, Fed reviews policy
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Asian stocks down as China leaders meet, Fed reviews policy

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were lower Tuesday as investors awaited monetary policy announcements from central banks and the outcome of China’s economic planning meeting. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.4 percent to 18,870.08 and South Korea’s Kospi dipped 0.2 percent to 2,043.98. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped 0.8 percent to … Continue reading

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Police, other groups try to tamp down tensions in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — With measured remarks and a conciliatory tone, police, political leaders and civil-rights activists on Thursday, March 12 sought to tamp down tensions after two police officers were shot in front of the Ferguson Police Department during a protest. The officers were quickly released from the hospital, but St. Louis County Police … Continue reading