The number of reported new cases of coronavirus in China's Hubei province rose after two days of falls, as authorities imposed tough new restrictions on movement to prevent the spread of the disease which has now killed more than 1,700 people.
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General Motors to wind down Australia, New Zealand operations, sell Thailand plant
General Motors Co is retreating from more markets outside of the United States and China, saying on Sunday that it will wind down sales, design and engineering operations in Australia and New Zealand and retire the Holden brand by 2021.
Xerox courts HP shareholders as takeover battle heats up
U.S. printer maker Xerox Holdings Corp is hosting a dinner for HP Inc shareholders this week as it seeks investor support to overcome the personal computer maker's resistance to its $35 billion takeover bid, according to people familiar with the matter.
Rouhani says Iran will never yield to U.S. pressure for talks
Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that Tehran's help was essential in establishing security in the Middle East.
New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger
New York on Sunday dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp , saying the state would not appeal a judge's approval of the deal.
Israel hopes Germany, other ICC members will help stave off Palestinian investigation
Israel's prime minister on Sunday hailed what he called efforts by friendly states to stop the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into alleged war crimes against Palestinians.
Japan's recession risks grow as economy skids in fourth quarter, virus clouds outlook
Japan's economy shrank at the fastest pace in almost six years in the December quarter as last year's sales tax hike hit consumer and business spending, highlighting a fragile outlook made worse by growing coronavirus risks.
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