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Malaysia's anti-graft agency has said that nearly $700 million deposited into the prime minister's personal bank accounts were from "donations" and not related to a brewing scandal. Prime Minister Najib Razak has faced mounting pressure in the past year over a series of revelations alleging that hundreds of millions of dollars were siphoned off from a state-owned company linked to him. The Wall Street Journal last month reported that Malaysian government investigators had found nearly $700 million was routed to his personal bank accounts.
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were uneven Tuesday as weak Chinese manufacturing weighed on sentiment and investors looked ahead to a U.S. jobs report later this week that could cement expectations for a Fed interest rate hike.
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — Safety officials in New Hampshire worked through the night investigating the collapse of a circus tent during a severe storm that killed two spectators and injured at least 22 other people.