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TOKYO (AP) — Toyota's highest ranking woman executive until her arrest in Japan on suspicion of drug law violations was released from custody without charges Wednesday.
LONDON (AP) — Barclays PLC has fired chief executive Antony Jenkins, concluding he wasn't moving quickly enough to put past scandals behind the bank and increase profits.
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's main stock index has dived 8 percent as investors there are rattled by the sharp sell-off in mainland Chinese shares.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Angela Merkel begins a two-day tour of the Balkans on Wednesday, visiting three countries whose ambitions to join the European Union have been complicated by the Greek crisis and their mutual rivalries.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Bearded and wearing bright blue bandanas, the Islamic State group's "special forces" unit gathered around their commander just before they attacked the central Syrian town of al-Sukhna. "Victory or martyrdom," they screamed, pledging their allegiance to God and vowing never to retreat.