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In this June 18, 2018, photo, containers are piled up to be exported at a port in Tokyo. Japanese government data show the nation's exports fell 3.8 percent in December, compared to a year ago, pushed down by falling exports to China, according to Ministry of Finance data released Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Japan exports sink 3.8 pct in Dec, hit by China slowdownJapan exports sink 3.8 percent in December, hit by China slowdown
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A man walks past an electronic board showing Hong Kong share index outside a local bank in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Jan 23, 2019. Asian markets edged higher on Wednesday but trading was subdued with poor Japanese trade data and a possible bump in U.S-China talks. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Asian shares meander on worries over US-China trade talksAsian markets subdued with Japanese trade data and possible bump in U.S-China talks
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, center at podium, listens to a question during a news conference in Los Angeles after a tentative deal was reached Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Arlene Inouye, from left, team chair with the United Teachers Los Angeles, Justin Maurer, sign language interpreter, Union President Alex Caputo-Pearl, Austin Beutner, Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District, and Vivian Ekchian, deputy superintendent stand in the background. A tentative deal was reached Tuesday between Los Angeles school officials and the teachers union that will allow educators to return to classrooms after a six-day strike against the nation's second-largest district, officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Latest: Los Angeles teachers OK contract, will end strikeLos Angeles teachers have approved a contract deal between their union and school officials, ending a six-day strike in the nation's second-largest district
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FILE- This March 19, 2018, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. The steaming company is joining the lobbying group the Motion Picture Association of America. The MPAA announced Tuesday that Netflix will join its ranks, becoming the first streaming service to do so. The only other members of the MPAA are the six major studios. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Netflix joins MPAA lobbying group, its 1st streaming memberFresh off a historic Oscar nomination, Netflix joins industry lobbying group the Motion Picture Association of America
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CORRECTS FIRST NAME TO FRANCINE, NOT FRANCHINE - Consumer advocate Erin Brockovich, who famously took on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. in the 1990s, hugs Francine Ehler after standing with wildfire victims and speaking outside the state Capitol Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Brockovich is urging California lawmakers not to let PG&E go bankrupt because it might mean less money for wildfire victims. (AP Photo/Kathleen Ronayne)
Erin Brockovich urges California to stop PG&E bankruptcyConsumer activist Erin Brockovich, who famously took on Pacific Gas & Electric Co. in the 1990s, urged California lawmakers not to let the utility go bankrupt because it could mean less money for wildfire victims
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FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2008 file photo, planes are parked at terminals at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, N.J. Federal aviation authorities stopped flights from flying into and out of Newark Liberty International Airport on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, due to reports of drones spotted above nearby Teterboro Airport. Reports say the drones were no longer in the airspace and flights had resumed landing at Newark on Tuesday evening.  (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Newark operations resume after drone reports halt arrivalsOfficials say flight arrivals at Newark Airport were briefly suspended after a drone was spotted over another nearby airport
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FILE- In this May 20, 2008, file photo John Bogle listens during an interview at The Associated Press in New York. The surge in popularity for index funds is a product of their lower fees, better performance and the preaching of Bogle, the founder of Vanguard Group, which launched the first index mutual fund for individual investors in 1976. Bogle died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at 89 after pushing for years to keep costs down and widen access to index funds. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
40 years after his "folly," Bogle's index funds reignForty years ago, the thought of buying an index fund and being satisfied with getting simply the market's return was ridiculed by critics
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