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‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ narrowly beats ‘Joker’ to top weekend box office

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The Walt Disney Co.‘s “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” knocked “Joker” out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely. Studios on Sunday say the film starring Angelina Jolie and Elle Fanning grossed an estimated $36 million in North America and $117 million internationally in its first weekend in theaters. The first Read More

Get the cluck out: Gay rights group claims victory as UK’s first Chick-Fil-A shut down

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Gay rights campaigners in Reading, England, are celebrating after a protest campaign seemingly led to the closure of the UK’s first and only Chick-Fil-A restaurant, all over its American founder’s supposed anti-LGBT views. Just days after the restaurant started dishing out chicken sandwiches and waffle fries from The Oracle shopping center in Reading, management of Read More

Long-haul, fuel efficient jets underpin demand at Las Vegas air show

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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – New large corporate planes that can fly farther and an industry push toward sustainable aviation fuels are seen as bright spots as the world’s biggest business jet makers assemble in Las Vegas to showcase their offerings at the sector’s largest gathering. FILE PHOTO: Bombardier employee Francis Masse polishes the sign of Read More

China’s Xiaomi says plans to launch more than 10 5G phones next year

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Xiaomi founder and CEO Lei Jun attends a launch ceremony of the new flagship phone Xiaomi Mi 9 in Beijing, China February 20, 2019. REUTERS/Jason Lee WUZHEN, China (Reuters) – Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp plans to launch more than 10 5G phones in 2020, CEO Lei Jun said on Sunday, speaking at the World Read More

China’s indebted HNA group names chairman’s son as president: Caixin

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A HNA Group logo is seen on the building of HNA Plaza in Beijing, China February 9, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s indebted HNA Group has appointed its chairman’s son as president as part of business restructuring at the finance-to-aviation conglomerate, Chinese financial magazine Caixin reported on its website on Saturday. Chen Xiaofeng, Read More

Sanofi pulls Zantac from U.S. and Canada after carcinogen found

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sanofi SA said on Friday it would recall popular heartburn medicine Zantac in the United States and Canada, after the medicines were linked with a probable cancer-causing impurity. FILE PHOTO: A bottle of Zantac heartburn drug is seen in this picture illustration taken October 1, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/Illustration/File Photo The French Read More

FDA approves Alexion’s Ultomiris for another rare blood disease

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc’s treatment for a second rare blood disorder, the company said. The treatment, Ultomiris, has already been approved in the United States, Japan and the European Union to treat adults with blood disorder called paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria. Friday’s approval allows its use Read More

General Motors strike to slash U.S. October payrolls-JPMorgan

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A month-long strike at General Motors (GM.N) could cut U.S. job growth by as much as 75,000 in October, JPMorgan economist Daniel Silver said on Friday, an unwelcome development amid financial market fears of a recession. Striking United Auto Workers (UAW) members rally in front of General Motors World headquarters in Detroit, Read More

Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with Chinese regulators after pulling controversial app

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has met with Chinese regulators after the tech giant pulled a controversial app from its app store earlier this month because it was being used “maliciously” in Hong Kong. China’s State Administration for Market Regulation said in a statement on Thursday that Cook, who has been known to personally involve himself with Read More

Exclusive: Lampert helps bankroll Sears as woes persist after bankruptcy – sources

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(Reuters) – U.S. retailer Sears has borrowed about $150 million from lenders, including its billionaire owner Eddie Lampert, as it racks up losses less than a year after it emerged from bankruptcy protection, people familiar with the matter said. FILE PHOTO: A Sears department store is pictured in La Jolla, California, U.S., March 22, 2017. Read More