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China's stock, yuan rebound drives Asian markets higher

TOKYO Asian shares pushed higher on Friday, clawing back earlier losses in volatile trade as China's stocks recovered sharply and the yuan bounced from a one-year low with market participants suspecting state support for the currency.

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U.S. court OKs speedy appeal of AT&T-Time Warner tie-up

WASHINGTON A federal appeals court on Thursday approved the U.S. Justice Department's request for an expedited schedule for an appeal of a judge's ruling that allowed AT&T Inc to buy content provider Time Warner.

Jul 19 2018

Sinclair 'did not fully disclose facts' on Tribune merger: FCC

WASHINGTON Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc "did not fully disclose facts" about aspects of its $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune Media , the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said in an order released on Thursday that referred the issue to an administrative law judge for a hearing.

Jul 19 2018

At patent trial, Groupon casts IBM as shaking down other tech companies

A lawyer for discount e-commerce company Groupon Inc told a court in Delaware on Thursday that International Business Machines Corp has shaken down practically every large tech firm for patent fees.

Jul 19 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims hit more than 48-and-a-half-year low

WASHINGTON The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to a more than 48-1/2-year low last week as the labor market strengthens further, but trade tensions are casting a shadow over the economy's outlook.

Jul 19 2018

Trump slams EU over $5 billion fine on Google

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union over a record $5 billion fine EU antitrust regulators imposed on Google, saying the bloc was taking advantage of the United States.

Jul 19 2018

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