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  • *Investors fear China's environmental protection will hurt demand. SHANGHAI, Sept 25- China and Hong Kong shares fell on Monday morning, led by property stocks after some cities imposed new housing controls to hose down an overheated market. In China, both the blue-chip CSI300 index and the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.4 percent, to 3,822.03 points, and...

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • The Commerce Department releases its new home sales data on Tuesday. Jabil Circuit delivers its latest quarterly report card Wednesday. Jabil posted improved results in the third quarter.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • *Senate Finance Committee to hold hearing Monday. *Republican moderate worries about impact on Medicaid. Republican senators leading the effort plan to release a revised version of their bill that would send more money to Alaska and Maine, the states of two holdout senators, the Washington Post reported late on Sunday.

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 25- China's yuan slipped through the psychologically important 6.6 per dollar level on Monday to its weakest level in nearly four weeks, dragged lower by a softer central bank fixing and rising seasonal demand for the greenback. It has retreated more than 1,700 pips from a 21- month peak hit on Aug. 8, sparking talk that authorities are growing...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 25- China's yuan slipped through the psychologically important 6.6 per dollar level on Monday to its weakest level in nearly four weeks, dragged lower by a softer central bank fixing and rising seasonal demand for the greenback. It has retreated more than 1,700 pips from a 21- month peak hit on Aug. 8, sparking talk that authorities are growing...

  • WASHINGTON— Republican opposition to the GOP health care bill swelled to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. In a late bid to win votes and stave off defeat, Republicans were adding $14.5 billion to the measure for states, according to documents obtained late Sunday by The Associated Press. White House legislative liaison Marc Short and Sen.

  • TIJUANA, Mexico— In a story Sept. 19 about Haitians settling in Mexico, The Associated Press misidentified the pastor of a Tijuana church. TIJUANA, Mexico— Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours.

  • BOSTON— A U.S. fishing magnate known as "The Codfather" who pleaded guilty to evading fishing quotas and smuggling money to Portugal is set to be sentenced. Carlos Rafael is the owner of one of the nation's largest commercial fishing operations. It includes a fleet of more than 30 vessels, 44 commercial fishing permits and the Carlos Seafood business in New Bedford.

  • BEIJING— A corruption case against China's former insurance regulator, the highest-ranking figure in Chinese finance to be snared in a marathon anti-graft crackdown, has been handed over to prosecutors, the country's anti-corruption agency says. Xiang Junbo is accused of accepting "huge amounts of money" in bribes and other offenses, the Central Commission...

  • *Euro slips as Germany's Merkel wins but with less support. Spot gold fell 0.3 percent to $1,293.35 per ounce at. 0418 GMT, not far from last week's near one-month low of $1,287.61.

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 25- U.S. wheat slid 1 percent on Monday, falling for a second consecutive session as ample supplies continued to weigh on prices. The most-active wheat contract on the Chicago Board Of Trade lost 1 percent to $4.45 a bushel by 0352 GMT, and was trading near the session's low of $4.44 a bushel, its lowest since Sept. 20. Soybeans lost 0.4 percent to $9.80-1/...

  • New York- based Altice, which is owned by a European conglomerate and is better known as Optimum, said Disney had asked it for "hundreds of millions of dollars" in new fees to be able to continue carrying ESPN and ABC, even as ratings suffer. We want to carry ESPN and its sister networks, including ABC and Disney, at a reasonable rate and have already offered an increase in...

  • WASHINGTON— Most business economists expect the Trump administration's efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement will make no difference to the U.S. economy or cause harm. The National Association for Business Economics survey of 47 economists found that one-third think the renegotiation will have no impact, while one-fifth think it...