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Hong Kong stocks fall 1.20% by lunch

A Malaysian activist holds an iPad tablet computer showing words "I support Hong Kong" during a rally in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. AP

Hong Kong slipped 1.20 percent Tuesday morning as a pro-democracy demonstration that has shut down sections of the financial hub moved into a third day.

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Vietnam’s growth accelerates despite anti-China riots

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Vietnam’s economy grew at its fastest rate for three years in the first nine months of 2014, government figures showed Monday, despite deadly anti-China riots that targeted factories and threatened to dent foreign investment.

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Toyota recalls 690,000 pickups in US over fire risk

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Toyota on Monday said it was recalling about 690,000 Tacoma pickup trucks in the United States to fix a suspension system flaw that could result in vehicle fires.

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US stocks dip as Hong Kong weighs on sentiment

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Wall Street stocks Monday finished lower as a heavy week of US economic data got under way while investors eyed political unrest in Hong Kong.

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Human-caused climate change blamed for some heat waves

In this Sept. 29, 201,3 file photo, an Indian rickshaw puller sits atop the passenger seat to protect himself during heavy downpour in Allahabad, India. Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them. Researchers found that climate change increased the odds of nine extremes: heat waves in Australia, Europe, China, Japan and Korea, intense rain in parts of the United States and India, and severe droughts in California and New Zealand.  AP PHOTO/ RAJESH KUMAR SINGH

Heat waves last year in Asia, Europe and Australia were influenced by human-caused climate change, but not all extreme weather events could be linked to global warming, scientists said Monday.

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