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Asia stocks sag after oil slides, dollar steady before Fed speech

TOKYO Asian stocks sagged on Tuesday, weighed by a sharp decline in crude oil prices as Libyan ports reopened, while the dollar steadied ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first congressional testimony.

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IBM seeks $167 million from Groupon in dispute over early internet patents

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Uber being probed for gender discrimination: source

Uber Technologies Inc is under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for alleged gender discrimination on issues such as pay, according to a source familiar with the matter.

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Jetmakers see brisk start to air show as UK tries to soothe Brexit worries

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Fast-growing e-cigarette maker Juul to launch in UK

LONDON Silicon Valley e-cigarette start-up Juul Labs is bringing its small flash drive-sized vaping device to the United Kingdom this week, aiming to reproduce its break-neck U.S. growth overseas.

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