BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Democrat Doug Jones won a bitter fight for a Senate seat in deeply conservative Alabama, media outlets projected, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump in a race marked by accusations of sexual misconduct against Republican candidate Roy Moore.
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Behind bitcoin boom, Japanese retail investors pile in
Japan's army of retail investors, no strangers to high risk bets in the past, have emerged as a major force in bitcoin's spectacular rally, now accounting for an estimated 30-50 percent of trading in the cryptocurrency as it spikes to record highs.
Westfield $16 billion Unibail-Rodamco sale rings the bell on retail's next chapter
For investors in Australia's Westfield Corp , its $16 billion sale to European property giant Unibail-Rodamco may mark a turning point for a mall industry under pressure to reinvent itself amid fierce online competition.
Tech sector loses champion in death of San Francisco mayor
San Francisco technology companies including Twitter, Salesforce.com, Uber and Airbnb lost an important ally on Tuesday with the sudden death of Mayor Ed Lee.
Senator Gillibrand calls Trump Twitter post 'sexist smear'
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand fired back at President Donald Trump on Tuesday and said she would not be silenced after he attacked her on Twitter for calling for an investigation into accusations of sexual harassment and misconduct against him.
Palestinian leader says Trump's Jerusalem 'crime' prevents U.S. peace role
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Muslim leaders on Wednesday that a U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital was a crime which showed that Washington should no longer play a role in Middle East peace talks.
Exclusive: After Grenfell fire, same builders rehired to replace dangerous cladding, Reuters finds
Some building companies that installed dangerous cladding on social housing blocks across Britain are now winning new contracts following the Grenfell Tower blaze to remove their original work and install panels that can pass safety tests, a Reuters review shows.
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Life has stopped in its tracks in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state where an estimated 180,000 Rohingya remain, fearful after violence drove 650,000 to flee to Bangladesh, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday.