Stocks drifted to a slightly lower finish Monday as investors sifted through a blend of discouraging economic data from China and Japan as well as ongoing uncertainty over Russia’s incursion into Ukraine.
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China’s Communist Party has launched its biggest anti-corruption campaign in years, under pressure from an increasingly prosperous and demanding public. However, the party’s methods for extracting confessions expose its 85 million members and their close associates to the risk of abuse. Experts estimate at least several thousand people are secretly detained every year for weeks or months under a system that exists outside the law.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico plans to celebrate the anniversary of Tibet’s rebellion against China.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnamese searchers on ships worked throughout the night but could not find a rectangle object spotted Sunday afternoon that was thought to be one of the doors of a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that went missing more than two days ago.