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Asia shares retreat from nearly two-year peak, dollar firms

TOKYO Asian shares turned lower on Thursday after touching near two-year highs, while the dollar benefited from waning expectations that the European Central Bank was poised to end its easy policy.

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BlackBerry, freed of handsets, looks to software for return to glory

TORONTO Although BlackBerry Ltd has extricated itself from the smartphone handsets that weighed on its recent fortunes, the Canadian firm faces a tough slog to convince skeptics it can return to its glory days through an enlarged software business.

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Mexico's governors tap investors in China, elsewhere

MEXICO CITY Mexico's states are turning to Asia and beyond as some U.S. companies put investment plans on hold south of the border following President Donald Trump's calls to bring jobs back home.

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Toshiba gets go-ahead for chip unit sale at angry shareholder meeting

Chiba, JAPAN Toshiba Corp shareholders agreed to split off its prized NAND flash memory unit on Thursday, paving the way for a sale to raise at least $9 billion to cover U.S. nuclear unit charges that threaten the conglomerate's future.

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Exclusive: Trump's 'big data' consultant to meet Australian government

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE The big data company credited with helping Donald Trump win the U.S. presidency has registered a company in Australia and plans to meet the country's ruling conservative Liberal Party next week, according to documents and a government official.

World, Australia 3:12am EDT

Texas judge kicks Exxon climate lawsuit to New York court

HOUSTON A federal judge in Texas on Wednesday kicked an Exxon Mobil Corp lawsuit seeking to thwart two states from pursuing a fraud case over climate change to a Manhattan court, saying his court wasn't the best place to resolve the dispute.

Mar 29 2017

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