China denounced U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for fabricating rumors after he said the chief executive of China's Huawei Technologies was lying about his company's ties to the Beijing government.
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Asia stocks flat as trade worries linger, Europe to open higher
Asian stock markets were mixed on Friday, with sentiment torn between investors worried that the U.S.-China trade war was becoming more protracted, and others hopeful that the world's two largest economies would reach a settlement soon.
Harvey Weinstein and accusers reach tentative compensation deal: WSJ
Harvey Weinstein, women who accused him of sexual misconduct, his former film studio's board members and the New York attorney general's office have reached a tentative $44 million deal to resolve lawsuits and compensate alleged victims of the Hollywood producer, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing people it said were familiar with the matter.
Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven
The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma, authorities said on Thursday.
Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma - sources
JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the OxyContin maker's alleged role in the U.S. opioid crisis, forcing it to find a new bank to manage cash and bill payments, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
India's Modi begins talks for new cabinet after big election win
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold talks on Friday to form a new cabinet to tackle a stuttering economy and other challenges facing his second term after winning a big majority.
Children step up global calls to fight climate change
Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change.
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The SFM UK Management fund linked to investor George Soros has built a 3% stake in Swiss asset manager GAM Holding, a filing on the SIX Swiss Exchange's website showed.
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