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Minneapolis prosecutors weighing evidence in JD.com CEO case

Prosecutors are weighing whether to bring charges against Chinese businessman Richard Liu after the Minneapolis Police Department turned over the findings of its initial investigation into accusations of rape against the JD.com chief executive, according to a statement released on Thursday by the Hennepin County Attorney's Office.

Dow regains record territory as trade concerns ease

The Dow Industrial Average was the last among Wall Street's main indexes to regain record territory on Thursday, as investor concerns over U.S.-China trade spat cleared away and focus shifted to the strength of the economy.

S&P sector reshuffle may do little for telecom stocks

The S&P 500's three-company telecommunications services index is about to be folded into a much higher-profile group, but a brighter spotlight may not be enough to boost the stocks as investors continue to favor growth sectors.


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Trump chips away at liberal U.S. appeals court majorities

Aided by fellow Republicans in the Senate, President Donald Trump is rapidly filling vacancies on U.S. appeals courts, moving some that had liberal majorities closer to conservative control in an ideological shift that could benefit his administration.