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U.S. buyback announcements slow, but on track for $1 trillion - TrimTabs

U.S. companies' taste for their own shares is set to push buybacks past the $1 trillion-a-year mark for the first time as soon as November, TrimTabs Investment Research said, even as its latest data showed the pace of new repurchase announcements slowing during the second-quarter reporting season.

Israel to end licensing agreement with Microsoft

The Israeli government will not renew a contract for various Microsoft desktop software at the end of the year, it said on Tuesday, citing a change in licence terms it said would double the price.

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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen, in guilty plea, says made payments at candidate's direction

NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty in New York on Tuesday to campaign finance violations and other charges, saying he made payments to influence the 2016 election at the direction of a candidate for federal office. | Video