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SHERMAN, Ill. (AP) — State Sen. Darin LaHood won the GOP nomination Tuesday in the race to replace disgraced ex-U.S. Rep. Aaron Schock, defeating an anti-establishment conservative writer in a heavily Republican swath of central Illinois.
China's benchmark Shanghai stock index was down nearly seven percent on Wednesday morning as additional government moves failed to shore up the tumbling market, dealers said. The Shenzhen Composite Index, which tracks stocks on China's second exchange, dropped 4.15 percent, or 80.18 points, to 1,852.65. The Hang Seng Index dived 1,184.79 points to 23,790.52 in the first few minutes of trade.