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The Galaxy S8 Is Samsung's Best Shot at Redemption

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:59:34 EDT

Samsung’s Galaxy S8, which will be unveiled Wednesday, has a lot more at stake than sales targets: it must restore consumer trust and stabilize a brand dogged by political scandal, product recalls and privacy concerns.image


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Chinese Conglomerate Seeks Stake in Airport Retailer Dufry

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:07:54 EDT

HNA Group is seeking to buy a stake in Swiss airport retailer Dufry, which is currently valued at $7.6 billion. image


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Congress Gears Up for Fight Over Spending

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:43:06 EDT

President Donald Trump and GOP leaders enter their next big battle facing stubborn opposition in both parties that increases Republicans’ worries that they will need more Democratic support than previously expected to avert a government shutdown.image


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South Korean Prosecutors to Seek Arrest Warrant for Park Geun-hye

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:34:58 EDT

South Korean prosecutors will seek an arrest warrant for former President Park Geun-hye, just 17 days after she was removed from office as part of a wide-ranging political scandal that triggered her impeachment.image


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More Chinese Consumers Say No to Fake Goods

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 22:20:19 EDT

In China, counterfeit merchandise hasn’t gone away by any means. But a growing number of Chinese consumers are now willing to pay more for authentic goods such as Mickey Mouse sweatshirts and Bart Simpson baseball caps.image


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Olympic Athletes Have Nothing on China's Lunch-Delivery Guys

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 21:25:05 EDT

Competing services, staffed mostly by young men on electric scooters, tear through Chinese streets at breakneck speeds and sprint up skyscraper stairs, making up to 10 deliveries per hour.image


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In Presidential Push, Le Pen Seeks Advice from France's Elite

Mon, 27 Mar 2017 17:25:17 EDT

A clandestine group of bankers, executives and government officials called “Les Horaces” is part of the same establishment railed against by the far-right candidate.image


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