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Qatar isolated as Gulf nations cut ties

JOHANNESBURG – Qatar is finding itself increasingly isolated after four Arab nations cut diplomatic ties with Doha early Monday over Qatar’s alleged ties with Islamist groups. The diplomatic move follows leaked emails from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ambassador to the United States, Yousef Al Otaiba, and a pro-Israel neo-conservative think tank collaborating on ways […]

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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 […]