• People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, July 21, 2016. Asian shares were higher Thursday as Japan's benchmark rose on hopes of Japanese government stimulus spending and better-than-expected earnings lifted Wall Street. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

    Asian shares down as central banks wait and see

    LONDON (AP) — Stock markets turned higher on Friday after surveys suggested the eurozone economy is proving resilient to the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s Brexit vote. A big drop in business activity in the U.K. raised expectations of more central bank stimulus there.

  • In this Tuesday, June 26, 2007, file photo, Elliot Schrage, left, Google vice president for global communications & public affairs, listens, as Google Earth & Maps Director John Hanke smiles while listening to remarks from Dr. Jane Goodall during a video teleconference with Goodall from London at Google Earth's offices in New York. Hanke now runs Niantic Labs and is the man behind "Pokemon Go." (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

    How ‘Pokemon Go’ went from prank to phenomenon

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The origin of “Pokemon Go” is as peculiar as any of the Voltorbs or Snorlaxes that players track and capture in the surprise hit game.

  • In this Sunday, June 26, 2016 photo, church-goers at the Norwich Chinese Christian Church in Norwich, Conn., participate in a potluck dinner following a Sunday service at the church. A Chinese immigrant community has been growing for more than a decade in Connecticut around two of the nation’s largest casinos. Many have been drawn by good-paying jobs and a quieter life. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Fortune, friction and decline as casino ‘Chinatown’ matures

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — No ornate archway marks it. No obvious business district with exotic signs and storefronts sets it apart. But in the quiet neighborhoods around two of the nation’s largest casinos, a sort of suburban Chinatown has been growing for over a decade.

  • In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016 photo, copies of "China's Godfather Xi Jinping" and other so-called banned books are on display at an annual book fair in Hong Kong. Hong Kong publishers unveiled their latest titles on sensitive Chinese topics at a major book fair this week even as many in the industry despaired over the chilling effect from the recent case of five missing booksellers. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

    Hong Kong booksellers braving China chill for publishers

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong publishers’ latest works on sensitive Chinese topics were displayed at a book fair this week, despite the chill persisting from recent detentions of five local booksellers.

  • Australia's Min Woo Lee discusses a putt on the eighth green with his caddie during the fourth day of the 69th U.S. Junior Amateur Golf Championship, Thursday, July 21, 2016  in Ooltewah, Tenn. (Robin A. Rudd/Chattanooga Times Free Press via AP) THE DAILY CITIZEN OUT; NOOGA.COM OUT; CLEVELAND DAILY BANNER OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Travis Vick reaches US Junior Amateur quarterfinals

    OOLTEWAH, Tenn. (AP) — Australia’s Fred Lee beat stroke-play medalist Travis Vick of Houston 2 and 1 on Thursday to advance to the U.S. Junior Amateur quarterfinals.

  • United States' Dustin Johnson blasts out of the bunker on the ninth hole at the 2016 Canadian Open in Oakville, Ontario, on Thursday, July 21, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Dustin Johnson, Luke List share Canadian Open lead

    OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Dustin Johnson made a 10-foot eagle putt on the par-5 18th hole Thursday for a 6-under 66 and a share of the Canadian Open lead with Luke List.

  • Defending champ Seong reaches US Girls’ Junior quarters

    PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Defending champion Eun Jeong Seong of South Korea won two matches Thursday at Ridgewood Country Club to advance to the U.S. Girls’ Junior quarterfinals.

  • US swept by England on opening day of UL International Crown

    GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — For the United States and Taiwan, the first session of the UL International Crown was a repeat of the first day of the inaugural event two years ago.

  • Woody Austin leads Senior British Open at Carnoustie

    CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Woody Austin made four birdies in a six-hole stretch on the back nine and finished with a 4-under 68 to take the first-round lead in the Senior British Open.

  • English soccer club Wolves bought by China’s Fosun group

    WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — English second-tier club Wolverhampton Wanderers has become China’s latest soccer investment.