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Supporters of the communist-affiliated union PAME shout slogans during an anti-government rally in front of the parliament in Athens, on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. Protesters joined farmers from across Greece who gather in Athens for a two-day protest against the government and its plans to impose new tax hikes and pension charges. Bailout lenders are demanding that Greece scrap tax breaks for farmers and impose pension reforms that will lead to higher monthly contributions from the self employed and salaried employees.
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Specialist Michael Gagliano, foreground, works with traders at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. A strengthening job market, low gasoline prices and rising home values are all helping consumers to spend more, even though stock markets on Wall Street and around the world are sputtering.
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The airplane carrying U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry prepares to depart the airport in Havana, Cuba, after the reopening of the U.S. Embassy after 54 years of broken diplomatic relations. The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement in late Feb. 2016 to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, U.S. officials said Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, starting the clock on dozens of new flights operating daily by next fall.
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A sign for Wall Street carved into the side of a building, in New York. European stocks rose Friday, Feb. 12, 2016 shrugging off a bad day in Asia, as the sell-off in banking shares abated and oil prices rebounded from a 12-year low. But Japan's main stock index lost nearly 5 percent, leading other Asian markets lower.
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N in Miami. On Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, the Commerce Department releases retail sales data for January.
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Germany's Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble arrives for the Eurogroup finance ministers meeting at the EU Council building in Brussels on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016.
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Man Charged in Fire that Killed Immigrants
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This image from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign shows Trump signing his tax return. Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney offered Republican presidential candidates this advice about a hard-won lesson: releasing tax returns before the primaries elections avoids tough scrutiny later. The top three Republicans leading in national polls don’t appear to be listening. (Trump Presidential Campaign via AP)
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A Naloxone nasal injector is demonstrated during a news conference at the Oakley Kroger Marketplace store to announce the supermarket chain's decision to offer the opioid overdose reversal medicine without a prescription, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Cincinnati. Naloxone is routinely carried by fire-rescue crews, which use it thousands of times a year in Ohio to revive overdose victims. Kroger, based in Cincinnati, has 2,774 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 35 states and the District of Columbia.
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A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm showing Japan's Nikkei Index that fell 760 points or 4.84 percent to 14,952.61 in Tokyo, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Japan's main stock index dived Friday, leading other Asian markets lower, after a sell-off in banking shares roiled investors in the U.S. and Europe.
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An Etch-A-Sketch drawing made by artist Andy Kingston depicts a rural farm scene in Poplar Bluff, Mo. Ohio Art Co. sold the Etch A Sketch and the spinoff Doodle Sketch to Spin Master Corp. for an undisclosed price to a toy firm in Toronto. Ohio Art announced the surprise move Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (Margaret Harwell/The Daily American Republic via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT
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A farmer clashes with riot police during a protest outside Agriculture ministry in Athens, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Farmers from across Greece have begun gathering in Athens for a two-day protest against the government and its plans to impose new tax hikes and pension charges. Bailout lenders are demanding that Greece scrap tax breaks for farmers and impose pension reforms that will lead to higher monthly contributions from the self employed and salaried employees.
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An Indian pedestrian crosses a road near roadside kiosk with a Coca-cola advertisement in New Delhi, India, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. Coca-Cola suspended bottling at three plants in India, including one in the parched northwest where farmers have been protesting the company's use of dwindling groundwater reserves.
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The headquarters of Deutsche Bank are pictured in Frankfurt, Germany.Germany's Deutsche Bank is offering to buy back more than US $5 billion worth of its own bonds in a show of financial strength after markets sold off its stock.
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Rick Ring, left, and Corinne Schmitt-Bries attach a panel to a John Deere 1050K Crawler Dozer at John Deere Dubuque Works in Dubuque, Iowa. On Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, the Commerce Department releases business inventories for December. (Jessica Reilly/Telegraph Herald via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT
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Chairman and CEO of Renault-Nissan Carlos Ghosn addresses reporters during a press conference in Boulogne Billancourt, outside Paris Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. French car maker Renault says higher sales and further progress on its industrial turnaround plan helped drive a nearly 1 billion euro increase in its earnings last year.
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Bottles of drinking water are seen in a hallway at St. Mary's Academy in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. New York regulators say Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics and Honeywell International are required to pay for the investigation and cleanup of a toxic chemical in an upstate village’s drinking water.
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A sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. Global markets shuddered again Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, with bank stocks in particular getting hammered, oil falling further and investors turning to perceived safe havens like gold.
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AP Analysis: Stocks Fall For Fourth Straight Day