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Sir Patrick Stewart and Hugh Jackman shed tear at Logan screening

What makes the movie different from other superhero flicks is the way director James Mangold has dealt with the subject - without hesitating to show his ageing superheroes go into battle while they ...

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China to boost defence spending by 7 percent

China to boost defence spending by 7 percent

The announcement marks the second consecutive year that the increase in China's defence spending has not reached a double-digit percentage rise following almost two decades at or above 10%. However, t...

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More trouble for Uber: CEO's taped argument with driver highlights workers' concerns

More trouble for Uber: CEO's taped argument with driver highlights workers' concerns

When Travis Kalanick , chief executive officer of Uber , was caught on tape berating one of the drivers for his company this month, he didn't waste any time apologizing for his actions in a remark...

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Maker of faulty airbags expected to plead guilty to criminal charges

Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. pleaded guilty to fraud and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties for concealing an air bag defect. The penalties include $850 million in restitution to auto...

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Trump to order review of Obama rule on waterways

He also says the rule has been "a disaster". The president called the rule "one of the worst examples of federal regulations", saying it burdened farmers, ranchers and homebuilders by extending the ...

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New secretary of commerce Wilbur Ross has ties to illicit Russian finance

New secretary of commerce Wilbur Ross has ties to illicit Russian finance

He also has pledged not to make new investments once confirmed. Ross , a billionaire, made his fortune restructuring failing companies. Mr Ross has indicated he will step down from his position...

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