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UK regulator says Fox takeover of Sky not in public interest

British regulators said Tuesday that 21st Century Fox's takeover of London-based pay TV company Sky is not in the public interest because it would give Rupert Murdoch too much control over the country's news media. But they offered remedies that may...

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Easing stance, South Korea to adopt real-name crypto trading

Softening its tough stance on crypto trading for now, South Korea said Tuesday it would adopt a system requiring that transactions that until now were anonymous be traceable. It also will more closely monitor trading for signs that transactions may...

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Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours

President Donald Trump signed a bill reopening the government late Monday, ending a 69-hour display of partisan dysfunction after Democrats reluctantly voted to temporarily pay for resumed operations. They relented in return for Republican assurances...

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India, Canada defend free trade as US imposes tariffs

Just hours after President Donald Trump approved new tariffs on imports, the leaders of Canada and India came out forcefully Tuesday against a drift toward protectionism in the global economy.While Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said new barriers...

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Japan central bank keeps lax monetary policy unchanged

The Bank of Japan opted Tuesday to keep intact its unprecedented monetary stimulus despite an uptick in growth, sticking with its massive asset purchases and a negative interest rate policy aimed at spurring inflation.The U.S. Federal Reserve and...

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Deputy head of China's energy agency fired in graft probe

The deputy head of the Chinese Cabinet agency in charge of energy policy for the world's second-largest economy has been dismissed on graft charges, the country's anti-corruption agency said Tuesday.The probe of Wang Xiaolin, a former longtime executive...

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China criticizes Trump tariffs on solar, washing machines

China on Tuesday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to raise import duties on solar power components and washing machines as an abuse of trade remedies.Trump's unilateral action could threaten the international trading system, the Commerce...

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South Korea to start real-name trading of crypto currency

South Korea plans to require local banks to launch a real-name system for crypto currency trading that will make the up-to-now anonymous transactions be traceable as the country seeks to curb speculation and criminal activities.Financial Services...

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Wild ride: 'Jumanji' holds on to top spot at box office

"Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" notched its third straight weekend on top of the box office, besting a pair of new releases — "12 Strong" and "Den of Thieves" — both of which still managed to slightly outperform expectations.Sony's "Jumanji" took...

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The Latest: Mexico slams US decision on solar panels tariff

The Latest on President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels and washing machines (all times local):9:55 p.m.Mexico says it regrets the United States' decision not to exclude it from tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels...

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