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Holdout Dakota pipeline protesters face police as deadline passes

Feb 23, 2017

Holdout Dakota pipeline protesters face police as deadline passes

Several dozen demonstrators, the last holdouts from a mass protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline, faced off against riot police on Wednesday as they defied a deadline to end their months-long occupation of an encampment on federal land. Police arrested a handful of protesters ...

Apple 'spaceship' campus ready for boarding

Feb 23, 2017

Apple 'spaceship' campus ready for boarding

Apple on Wednesday announced that workers will start boarding its futuristic new “spaceship” campus in Silicon Valley in April, fulfilling a vision set out by late founder Steve Jobs. The process of moving more than 12,000 people to a new campus that Jobs envisioned ...

| Feb 22, 2017

Dollar weaker around ¥113.40 in Tokyo

The dollar lost ground moderately to move around ¥113.40 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, lacking a clear direction in the absence of fresh incentives. At 5 p.m., the dollar stood at ¥113.39-40, down from ¥113.53-53 at the same time Tuesday. The euro was at ...

Corporate Japan stacks up cash, skimps on pay raises

Feb 22, 2017

Corporate Japan stacks up cash, skimps on pay raises

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With profits soaring, Japanese companies’ record-breaking cash pile rises ever higher. That’s bad news for the economy, which is relying on exports to sustain a modest recovery as consumers struggle with stagnant wages. The country’s biggest economic problem is too much income flowing to ...

Feb 22, 2017

Abe, Trudeau discuss TPP, North Korea in phone call: source

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau discussed how to respond to the U.S. withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal in a telephone call Wednesday, according to a government source. Abe and Trudeau have both recently held talks in ...