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Asia shares camp near peaks, China's Xi talks reform and stability

SYDNEY Asian shares consolidated recent gains and currencies kept to tight ranges on Wednesday as the opening of China's Communist Party conference produced more in the way of aspirational politics than concrete policies.

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Mitsubishi Motors checking how Kobe Steel parts affected by false data

TOKYO Mitsubishi Motors Corp is investigating how components from suppliers containing Kobe Steel Ltd parts have been affected by the steelmaker's falsified data on product quality, the chief executive of the carmaker said on Wednesday.

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Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board

LOS ANGELES Harvey Weinstein has resigned from the board of The Weinstein Company, it said on Tuesday, as he faces allegations that he sexually harassed or assaulted a number of women over three decades in the film business.

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U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud

SYDNEY/NEW YORK The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Tuesday charged mining company Rio Tinto Plc and two of its former top executives with fraud, saying they inflated the value of coal assets in Mozambique and concealed critical information while tapping the market for billions of dollars.

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Amazon Studios chief resigns after harassment allegations

Amazon Studios chief Roy Price has resigned, a company spokeswoman said on Tuesday, following allegations that he harassed a producer and took no action when an actress told him she was sexually assaulted by producer Harvey Weinstein.

Entertainment, People Oct 17 2017

Silent Partners: The bankrollers behind the rush of Australia shareholder lawsuits

SYDNEY After Australian internet company Vocus Telecommunications Ltd gave its second profit warning in seven months, fund manager David Pace received an email from a law firm asking him to join a shareholder class action.

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