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2016-06-16

The Wall Street Journal: Brexit fears lead Bank of Japan to leave rates unchanged

The Bank of Japan stood pat on monetary policy Thursday despite a surging yen and faltering inflation, opting to wait until after the results of a British referendum next week that could roil global markets.

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The Wall Street Journal: With eye on China, naval ties between U.S., India, Japan tighten

From the waters of the Philippine Sea this week emerged a partial outline of Washington’s vision for a new Asian maritime-security order that unites democratic powers to contend with a more-assertive and well-armed China.

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The Wall Street Journal: Hillary Clinton’s veep: Apparently not Sanders, but maybe Elizabeth Warren

Hillary Clinton’s campaign isn’t considering primary rival Bernie Sanders as her running mate, but is actively looking at Sen. Elizabeth Warren, whose populist politics line up closely with Sanders, people familiar with the process said.

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2016-06-15

The Wall Street Journal: China’s Uber rival, Didi Chuxing, raises $7 billion in latest round

China’s homegrown competitor to Uber Technologies Inc. has raised $7 billion in its latest fundraising effort, giving it a host of powerful allies including Apple Inc. to fend off the global ride-hailing champion locally.

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The Wall Street Journal: ASML in $3 billion deal to buy Hermes Microvision

ASML Holding NV, which provides chip-manufacturing equipment to companies like Intel Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., has agreed to buy Taiwan-based pattern verification systems company Hermes Microvision Inc. for about 100 billion New Taiwan dollars (about US$3.09 billion).

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The Wall Street Journal: Sumner Redstone says he doesn’t trust Viacom board, CEO Dauman

Viacom Inc. controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone said he doesn’t trust the company’s board of directors or its Chairman and Chief Executive Philippe Dauman.

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The Wall Street Journal: Rhapsody hopes adopting Napster name can change its fortunes

Music streaming service Rhapsody International Inc. will rebrand as Napster, donning the name of a peer-to-peer music-sharing service best known for its court battles and shutdown.

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The Wall Street Journal: Connecticut Democrat fillibusters Senate to compel action on guns

Sen. Chris Murphy (D., Conn.) and a group of Democratic allies took over the Senate floor on Wednesday to denounce congressional inaction in the face of mass shootings, including Sunday’s massacre in Orlando, Fla., that have wrenched the country in…

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The Wall Street Journal: Florida gun store owner says he turned away Orlando shooter

About five weeks before committing the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history at an Orlando nightclub, Omar Mateen visited a gun shop in this Florida city near his home and attempted to purchase body armor and bulk ammunition, the shop’s…

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Therese Poletti's Tech Tales: Ford tries to disrupt itself in Silicon Valley

Last year, Ford Motor Co. hung its shingle outside what it calls the Ford Research and Innovation Center, Palo Alto, as it seeks to embrace technology’s disruption of its 100-plus-year-old business.

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The Wall Street Journal: Body of 2-year-old boy recovered after alligator attack at Disney resort

A search team on Wednesday found the body of a 2-year-old boy who was dragged into the water and drowned by an alligator the previous evening at a Walt Disney World Resort, concluding a 17-hour search and rescue effort, authorities…

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The Wall Street Journal: Brazil’s interim president implicated in new corruption allegations

The fledgling administration of Brazil’s acting President Michel Temer was rocked by corruption allegations following the release of plea-bargain testimony on Wednesday implicating him in a sprawling graft scandal centered on the country’s state oil company.

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