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Last Build Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:30:15 EST

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Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Seat

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:27:10 EST

Democrat Doug Jones scored an upset win in a deeply Republican state, capturing the U.S. Senate seat in Alabama in a special election that drove a wedge within the Republican party and gave Democrats another burst of momentum ahead of the 2018 midterm races. image


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The Force Behind Bitcoin's Meteoric Rise: Millions of Asian Investors

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 21:46:43 EST

Unlike past financial frenzies such as the dot-com bubble of the late 1990s, individual investors have been first to the party, fueling bitcoin’s 1,600% rise this year. image


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Toshiba, Western Digital Make Peace

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:54:36 EST

Toshiba and Western Digital said they agreed to settle a dispute over the Japanese company’s planned sale of its memory-chip unit.image


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How North Korea's Global Financing Web Works Around Sanctions

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 20:13:55 EST

Researchers have identified a number of business transactions that they say show North Korea’s international financing web is more sophisticated than what was previously known. image


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Tillerson Rules Out a Containment Strategy for North Korea

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 00:25:33 EST

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson ruled out pursuing a traditional Cold War-style containment and deterrence strategy against a nuclear-armed North Korea, citing concerns that Pyongyang will transform its arsenal into a commercial business and sell nuclear weapons to other actors.image


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The West Faces Reality: China Won't Become 'More Like Us'

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 13:12:56 EST

For decades, Beijing camouflaged its global ambitions and the West told itself that China would eventually embrace its values. That game of make-believe is winding down. image


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Big Boss Nintendo Seeks New Sidekicks in Smartphone Battle

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:12:47 EST

Nintendo is looking to expand tie-ups with software developers to strengthen its smartphone-game lineup after an early alliance aimed at cracking the mobile market fell behind schedule. image


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