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Japan, Britain tied in Fed Cup clash

/ Apr 21, 2018

Japan, Britain tied in Fed Cup clash

World No. 22 Naomi Osaka defeated Heather Watson in straight sets Saturday before Kurumi Nara lost her match, giving Japan a 1-1 tie with Britain in their Fed Cup World Group 2 playoff. Osaka beat the 77th-ranked Watson 6-2, 6-3 in Japan's opening rubber at ...

Takeda's $60 billion takeover bid rejected by Shire Group of Ireland

Apr 20, 2018

Takeda's $60 billion takeover bid rejected by Shire Group of Ireland

Pharmaceutical giant Takeda said Thursday it had made a takeover bid worth £42 billion ($60 billion) for Ireland's Shire Group, but that its offer was rejected. "Takeda was subsequently notified that the board of Shire had rejected its proposal. Discussions between the parties regarding a ...

In race for 5G, China leads South Korea and U.S., study shows

/ Apr 17, 2018

In race for 5G, China leads South Korea and U.S., study shows

China is slightly ahead of South Korea and the United States in the race to develop fifth generation wireless networks, or 5G, according to a U.S. study released Monday. The study released by the CTIA, a U.S.-based industry association of wireless carriers, suggested that the ...

Trump flips on trade pact, weighs rejoining TPP deal

Apr 13, 2018

Trump flips on trade pact, weighs rejoining TPP deal

In a striking reversal, U.S. President Donald Trump has asked trade officials to explore the possibility of the United States rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, a free trade deal he pulled out of during his first days in office as part of his "America ...