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Stocks rise, led by tech shares, as U.S.-China trade fears ease

U.S. stocks are mostly higher Wednesday morning as global markets let go of some of their fears about the growing trade dispute between the U.S. and China. Technology companies and banks are making some of the largest gains. 21st Century Fox is jumping after it agreed to a new deal with Disney.

Divers search Indonesian lake for 192 missing after ferry disaster

Distraught relatives slammed Indonesia's government for not enforcing basic safety measures on passenger boats and pleaded Wednesday for a bigger search effort for more than 190 people presumed drowned after a ferry sank Monday.

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