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Hedge fund Elliott raises stake in Japan's Alpine

U.S. hedge fund Elliott Management has raised its stake in Alpine Electronics Inc to 6.3 percent, a regulatory filing showed, in a move that could add pressure on the Japanese company to reward minority shareholders.

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Judge praises U.S. efforts in reuniting migrant families

A federal judge said on Friday the U.S. government had made "very promising" progress toward reuniting some 2,500 immigrant children separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border as part of a crackdown on illegal immigration.