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Solar Impulse 2 plane completes historic global flight
July 26, 2016
Shawn Price
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 26 (UPI) -- The solar-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 completed its historic flight around the world, as it touched down in Abu Dhabi.
Amazon partners with British government for delivery drones
July 26, 2016
Shawn Price
LONDON, July 26 (UPI) -- Amazon has announced a partnership with the British government to begin development of a drone delivery system of parcels, the company said in a statement.
Nearly two dozen dead in knife attack near Tokyo, police say
July 26, 2016
Shawn Price
TOKYO, July 25 (UPI) -- At least 19 people have died after being stabbed by a knife-wielding man at a facility for the disabled near Tokyo early Tuesday, police said.
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BP Suffers Third Straight Quarterly Loss
July 26, 2016
BP posted its third consecutive quarterly loss as the British oil giant reels from a two-year crude-price slump and remains haunted by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill.
AB InBev Raises Offer for SABMiller
July 26, 2016
Anheuser-Busch InBev raised its offer for rival brewer SABMiller, as it seeks to allay investor concern following a fall in the value of the British pound after the U.K. vote to leave the European Union.
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Smart Cars Will Soon Be Useful For More Than Just Driving
July 26, 2016
DHL will deposit packages in the trunks of Daimler's smallest cars.
Huawei Phones Sales and Revenues Are Showing Torrid Growth
July 26, 2016
But margins are starting to take a hit.
Now Yahoo Shareholders Want to Know What Happens With Their Alibaba Stake
July 26, 2016
Yahoo has been looking for years to cash in on its investments without paying a huge tax bill.
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Dow earnings mean Wall Street’s set for a busy day
July 26, 2016
Wall Street looked set to open narrowly mixed on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 futures pointing in different directions.
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US bonds gain ahead of $34 billion auction and FOMC meeting
July 26, 2016
U.S. sovereign bonds gained on Tuesday ahead of a $34 billion auction of five-year notes.
Dow earnings mean Wall Street’s set for a busy day
July 26, 2016
Wall Street looked set to open narrowly mixed on Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 futures pointing in different directions.
Gold climbs as dollar retreats ahead of Fed meeting
July 26, 2016
Gold rose ahead of a Fed policy meeting, which will be watched for clues on U.S. interest rates.
Oil falls towards $44, lowest since May, on glut worries
July 26, 2016
Oil hit its lowest since May, pressured by concerns that a rebalancing of the market would be delayed.
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Market Minute - Yen surges
July 26, 2016

Jamie Chisholm highlights what to watch out for in the markets on Tuesday, including the yen’s surge as traders await news from this week’s Bank of Japan meeting.

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WORLD • Economy
Economic downturn bites in Dubai
July 25, 2016
Crude price slump forces Gulf governments to cut spending and delay projects
Singapore toughens bank probes after 1MDB
July 25, 2016
Regulator admits affair has tainted city-state’s reputation as a financial centre

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WORLD • Opinion
The Death of OPEC
July 26, 2016

Saudi Arabia killed OPEC, and there is no reviving it. But, as competition in energy markets shifts from crude to refined products, new opportunities for cooperation are likely to emerge, resulting in a more efficient and resilient global energy market.

The Kremlin’s Olympic Acrobatics
July 25, 2016

Following revelations about state-sponsored doping in Russia, the country barely avoided an outright ban from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. But an outright ban could have produced even more dangerous consequences, by driving President Vladimir Putin to seek glory elsewhere.

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