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North Korea summit: Kim accuses US of 'bad faith'
April 26, 2019
Kim Jong-un said peace on the Korean peninsula would depend entirely on Washington's future attitude.

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North Korea signals shift in nuclear diplomacy; Kim's right-hand man sidelined
April 26, 2019
The demotion of Kim Yong Chol, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's point man for nuclear talks with the United States, signals he has taken the fall for the failed second summit between the two countries, diplomats in Seoul and regional experts said.
New Zealand police red-faced as thief steals 11 guns from station
April 26, 2019
A burglar stole 11 guns from a police station in New Zealand, some of which were surrendered to authorities in the aftermath of the mass shooting in Christchurch, police said on Friday.
Hamas shifts tactics in bitcoin fundraising, highlighting crypto risks: research
April 26, 2019
The armed wing of Hamas is using increasingly complex methods of raising funds via bitcoin, researchers say, highlighting the difficulties regulators face in tracking cryptocurrency financing of outfits designated by some as terrorist groups.
Sri Lankans urged to avoid mosques, churches amid fears of more attacks
April 26, 2019
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said on Friday police are looking for 140 people believed to have links with the Islamic State group, which has claimed responsibility for the Easter Sunday suicide bombings of churches and hotels.
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Uber Lowers Its Valuation Target
April 26, 2019
Uber ratcheted down its target valuation to a range of about $80 billion to $90 billion for its initial public offering.
Uber Lowers Its Valuation Target
April 26, 2019
Uber ratcheted down its target valuation to a range of about $80 billion to $90 billion for its initial public offering.
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Bayer Gets Temporary Relief from Its Monsanto-Roundup Woes
April 25, 2019
The company faces mounting lawsuits alleging that Monsanto's Roundup weedkiller is linked to cancer.
A $9.4 Billion Bid to Buy Walmart’s U.K. Unit Is Officially Dead
April 25, 2019
Antitrust authorities said the deal would mean higher prices and less choice for shoppers
Nintendo Is Inching Closer to a Mario Kart Tour Release Date
April 25, 2019
The highly-anticipated title has already been delayed once.
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WORLD • Markets
European markets seen mixed as investors monitor earnings; Deutsche Bank beats expectations
April 26, 2019
European stocks are set to open mixed Friday morning, as market participants prepared for another flurry of corporate earnings.
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European markets seen mixed as investors monitor earnings; Deutsche Bank beats expectations
April 26, 2019
European stocks are set to open mixed Friday morning, as market participants prepared for another flurry of corporate earnings.
Gold eyes first weekly gain in five as growth concerns loom
April 26, 2019
Gold advanced on Friday, as signs of weak global growth rekindled investor interest in the safe-haven metal, keeping it on track for its first weekly gain in five, while a strong dollar ahead of the U.S. GDP data capped gains for the bullion.
Oil dips on hope OPEC will raise output, but market remains tense
April 26, 2019
Oil prices dipped on Friday on hopes that producer club OPEC will soon raise output to make up for a decline in exports from Iran following a tightening of sanctions on Tehran by the United States.
Dollar steady near two-year high, US GDP awaited
April 26, 2019
The dollar held steady close to a two-year high against its peers on Friday, supported by data showing strong U.S. capital goods orders, while a first-quarter GDP report to be released later in the global day could further reinforce bullishness.
Mainland China shares tumble: Dow declines overnight
April 25, 2019
Shares in Asia mostly declined in Friday afternoon trade after the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped more than 100 points overnight.
Swedish crown falls to 17-year low after central bank delays rate hike
April 25, 2019
The Swedish crown plummeted to a 17-year low on Thursday after the country's central bank delayed its next interest rate hike.
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WORLD • Economy
Uber to pitch IPO between $44 and $50 a share
April 26, 2019
Ride-hailing app could raise $8bn-$10bn in IPO and will sell about $500m of stock to PayPal
French employees face challenge to short-hours culture
April 26, 2019
Macron wants citizens to work longer in bid to increase tax revenues

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WORLD • Opinion
How to Regulate Big Tech
April 25, 2019

Having benignly neglected big technology companies for years, democratic governments are now producing a dizzying array of policies to regulate them. The risk is that the flurry of policymaking will overcorrect and do more harm than good, not least by unintentionally stifling innovation and competition.

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Facebook’s Little Fine
April 26, 2019
A $3 billion to $5 billion penalty for privacy violations won’t change anything.
The Trump Campaign Conspired With the Russians. Mueller Proved It.
April 26, 2019
By the standards of a potential impeachment inquiry, the evidence is clear.
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