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Samsung eyes reset with new Galaxy Note

Samsung on Wednesday unveiled a new model of its Galaxy Note as it seeks to leave behind the debacle over exploding batteries in the previous generation of the device, and mount a renewed challenge to Apple and its soon-to-come iPhone 8.

Mark Wahlberg named world’s top paid actor

Rapper-turned-actor Mark Wahlberg was named the world’s highest paid actor on Tuesday, earning an estimated $68 million before taxes over the past 12 months.

US debt rating in doubt, Fitch warns

The top ‘AAA’ long-term debt rating of the United States will be in danger if lawmakers do not raise borrowing limits in a timely fashion, ratings agency Fitch warned Wednesday.

US business economists fret over Trump policy agenda

US business economists worry about the prospects for President Donald Trump’s policy agenda, and the potential damage to the economy from his trade and immigration policies, according to a survey released on Monday.

US launches formal trade investigation into China

The United States on Friday formally launched a trade investigation into China’s intellectual property practices and forced transfer of American technology, which President Donald Trump had called for this week.

Fitch upgrade Greece debt, sees steady improvment

Credit rating agency Fitch on Friday upgraded Greece’s debt by a notch, citing what it called an improving outlook and amid expectations the country’s debt sustainability will steadily improve.

Infosys chief quits in rift with founders

Vishal Sikka has resigned as chief executive of Infosys, the Indian software giant announced Friday, amid tensions between the company’s board and its founders.

Asia shares extend Wall Street sell-off after Spain attack

Asian stocks followed Wall Street falling sharply lower Friday, compounding a global sell-off after a deadly Barcelona rampage claimed by the Islamic State jihadist group exacerbated mounting fears over White House turmoil.
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