Trump: dealmakers are miserable, but not you, Carl

NEW YORK - Donald Trump says most good business negotiators are "vicious, horrible, miserable human beings." Except Carl Icahn.

Asia extends stocks rally as U.S. GDP data calms nerves 2:45am EDT

SINGAPORE/TOKYO - Asian markets extended a global rally into second day on Friday, as upbeat U.S. economic growth data calmed sentiment following the hammering shares across the region took earlier in the week.

Belongings of dead migrants, which were recovered by the Libyan coast guard, are seen after their boat sank off the coastal town of Zuwara, west of Tripoli, August 27, 2015.  REUTERS/Hani Amara

Migrant tragedies claim hundreds of lives

TRIPOLI/VIENNA - About 200 migrants from Africa, the Middle East and Asia died when their overcrowded boat sank off the Libyan coast while Austrian authorities raised to 70 the number of refugees found dead in the back of an abandoned freezer truck.  Full Article 

A demonstrator holds a banner during a protest rally against internet surveillance in Berlin September 7, 2013. REUTERS/Tobias Schwarz

Days numbered for barcodes

BERLIN - Growing demand for more information about the products we buy could mean the end of the simple barcode - the blocks of black and white stripes that adorn most objects for sale and are scanned five billion times a day.  Full Article 

Protesters hold toy guns up in the Times Square Toys 'R' Us store during a march for Eric Garner in New York December 6, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly

U.S. retailers prod China for lower prices

CHICAGO - Retailers including Toys R Us are starting to negotiate with their Chinese suppliers to take advantage of lower manufacturing costs after China devalued the yuan.   Full Article 

A protester leaves after demonstrating outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Vista, California, August 3, 2015. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Videos were distorted: Planned Parenthood

WASHINGTON - Planned Parenthood told congressional leaders that manipulations and deletions used in the editing process of secretly recorded videos slamming the organization rendered the tapes unreliable for government inquiries.  Full Article 

Bolt struck down

Usain Bolt of Jamaica is hit by a cameraman on a Segway as he celebrates after winning the men's 200 metres final at the 15th IAAF World Championships at the National Stadium in Beijing, China, August 27, 2015. REUTERS/Stringer

BEIJING - A television cameraman and his Segway succeeded in doing what none of Usain Bolt's rivals could in the 200 meters final at world championships: knock the Jamaican off his stride, and his feet, during his lap of honor.  Slideshow | Full Article 

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Modi's big risk: a tide of unemployed workers

A slump in India's property sector is turning into an employment crisis for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who rose to power on the promise of creating jobs.

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