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Asian stocks slide as Trump troubles rattle investors

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock benchmarks skidded lower Thursday following Wall Street’s worst day in months as Washington’s political chaos made investors more nervous about risky assets and the outlook for President Donald Trump’s business-friendly proposals. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index slid 1.7 percent to 19,479.84 and South Korea’s Kospi lost 0.7 […]

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Trump fires FBI director who is investigating him

Washington (dpa) – Donald Trump on Tuesday unexpectedly fired FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into potential collusion between the US president’s campaign team and Russia. The Trump administration blamed multiple mistakes Comey made in his handling of the investigation into former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s emails for the sacking. […]