SYDNEY - Asian shares were mostly higher on Wednesday on hopes that Beijing could stem the rout in its markets without damage to the economy, though caution was the watchword ahead of a policy decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
WASHINGTON - Britain's minister for defence procurement on Tuesday urged the United States to buy more UK-built weapons, saying current trade flows were too much of a one-way street.
The Bank of England runs the risk of sending mixed messages next week when it changes the way it announces its monetary policy decisions, designed as part of the push for greater clarity. Full Article
A Texas county seeks to dispel rumors surrounding the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman who was found hanged in a jail cell days after her arrest for a minor traffic offense. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
The maker of the Forester has won U.S. drivers with its socially responsible image. Another key to success: The hundreds of low-paid foreign workers in its supply chain. Full Article
OSH, Kyrgyzstan - Authorities in Central Asia's former Soviet "stans" are taking draconian measures to stamp out militant Islam, but their harsh methods and the absence of democratic politics risk provoking a backlash. Full Article
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