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Supreme Court Accepts First Gun Case in Nearly a Decade

The Supreme Court waded into the debate over gun rights for the first time in nearly a decade, agreeing to hear a case over whether—and to what degree—states and cities can restrict the right to carry guns outside the home......»»

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In the Office of Tomorrow, Tech Takes a Load Off---but Watch Out for Weight Gain

Tencent Holdings’ Seafront Towers, in China’s tech hub of Shenzhen, are a vertical campus where shared open spaces and a rock-climbing wall foster a sense of community......»»

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Pakistan Turns to Gulf Countries to Keep Economy Afloat

Prime Minister Imran Khan has opened a new chapt.....»»

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Trillion Schmillion: Japan Isn"t Even Trying to Hit Its Bond-Buying Target

Since 2014, the Bank of Japan has pledged to buy about ¥80 trillion in Japanese government bonds annually and it is expected to repeat the pledge this week. But at the current pace, it is on track to buy only about ¥20 trillion of the bonds this year......»»

Category: asiaSource: WSJJan 22nd, 2019Related News

Indians Are So Crazy About Video, They Use YouTube Like Google

An explosion in demand for mobile video in India is transforming the country’s media landscape and creating new opportunities for YouTube and other platforms to learn new lessons about video use......»»

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China Moves to Punish Scientist Involved With Gene-Edited Babies

He Jiankui, who has claimed to have engineered the world’s first gene-edited babies, is said to have violated national laws and forged documents......»»

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Smartphone Giant Pivots From IPO to Buybacks Within Months

China’s Xiaomi is buying back stock barely six months after going public in Hong Kong......»»

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Carlos Ghosn"s Revised Bail Request Rejected by Tokyo Court

The Tokyo District Court again rejected the former Nissan chairman’s request for release on bail, despite his pledge to abide by strict bail terms, including wearing an ankle bracelet......»»

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White House, Democrats Float Proposals to End Shutdown, but Wide Gaps Remain

The White House and congressional Democrats are offering plans to end the partial government shutdown, but they remain far apart on funding for a southern border wall and related immigration overhauls......»»

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Carlos Ghosn Offers to Pay for Ankle Monitor, Security to Get Bail in Japan

Carlos Ghosn scaled back his request for bail as his detention stretches into its ninth week, promising to stay in Tokyo and pay for an ankle monitor and security guards to ensure he doesn’t flee......»»

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Philippine Vote on Muslim Self-Rule Puts Christians on Edge

Voters in a Muslim-majority region in the Philippines will decide on a proposal for greater self determination......»»

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China Moves Cautiously in Face of Economic Slowdown

Forget the big stimulus measures of the past. Debt levels make that difficult......»»

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China Annual Economic Growth Rate Is Slowest Since 1990

China’s economic expansion languished to its slowest pace in nearly three decades last year, as a bruising trade fight with the U.S. exacerbated weakness in the world’s second-largest economy......»»

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Philippines" Richest Man, Mall Magnate Henry Sy, Dies Aged 94

Rags-to-riches retail tycoon Henry Sy, who began his career selling surplus American army boots during World War II and ended it a billionaire, died Saturday at age 94......»»

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Trump Offers to Support DACA Protections for Border-Wall Funding

President Trump said Saturday he supported temporary protections from deportation for some undocumented immigrants in the U.S. in exchange for $5.7 billion to build the southern border wall......»»

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Trump Team Split on Border-Wall Strategy

President Trump is being pulled in opposite directions over his way out of the partial government shutdown. His re-election campaign on Friday planned to have “red faux bricks” sent to Democrats......»»

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Tesla to Slash More Jobs in Effort to Lower Model 3 Price

Tesla is cutting its full-time workforce by 7% to help lower costs so it can sell the Model 3 sedan at a lower price. Shares fell 13%......»»

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Special Counsel Disputes BuzzFeed Report Alleging Trump Directed Cohen to Lie to Congress

The specia.....»»

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Two Snap Executives Pushed Out After Probe Into Inappropriate Relationship

Snap in recent weeks pushed out two senior executives after an investigation found that one of them had allegedly engaged in an inappropriate relationship with an outside contractor......»»

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Justice Department"s Reversal on Online Gambling Tracked Memo From Adelson Lobbyists

The legal reasoning behind the Justice Department’s unusual reversal this week of an opinion that paved the way for online gambling hewed closely to arguments made by lobbyists for casino magnate and top Republican donor Sheldon Adelson......»»

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