A slugfest between Wall Street and Main Street took an unexpected turn after moderators of a stock trading forum that has helped fuel massive rallies in the shares of GameStop temporarily closed its doors.
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Apple becomes world's biggest smartphone seller with record shipments
Apple Inc cornered nearly a quarter of the global smartphone market in the fourth quarter, making it the world's biggest seller, while shipments for Huawei plunged as U.S sanctions against it took effect.
Analysis: Chinese retail banks gain consumer lending clout as fintechs fall out of favour
Chinese banks are gearing up to seize back lost business in consumer loans from fintech players like Ant Group, emboldened by a regulatory sea change that is making them more competitive while more hurdles are created for their online rivals.
Security forces clash with protesters in locked-down Lebanon
Lebanese security forces clashed for the third night with protesters in Tripoli angry about a coronavirus lockdown, with witnesses and local media reporting that riot police fired live bullets as protesters tried to storm the city's government building.
Facebook says it will permanently stop recommending political groups to users
Facebook Inc's CEO Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday the company would no longer recommend civic and political groups to users of the platform.
Singapore detains teen for intending to attack mosques
Singapore has detained a 16-year-old for intending to attack two mosques, plans authorities said were inspired by the killing of Muslim worshippers in Christchurch, New Zealand in March 2019.
Police detain brother of jailed Kremlin critic and search properties, say Navalny allies
Police in Moscow detained Oleg Navalny, the brother of jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, and searched the homes of the opposition politician's associates and other properties linked to him, his allies said.
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