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China carfentanil ban a ‘game-changer’ for opioid epidemic

SHANGHAI (AP) — So deadly it’s considered a terrorist threat, carfentanil has been legal in China— until now. Beijing is banning carfentanil & three similar drugs as of March 1,…

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Trump team struggles for cohesion on tougher China policy

By David Brunnstrom & Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The incoming U.S. administration’s tough talk against China has set the stage for showdowns on everything from security to trade &…

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Asian stocks edge up to four-month high, dollar sags on Fed caution

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged up to a four-month high on Thursday as receding worries of near-term U.S. interest rate hikes continued to buoy investors' appetite…

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Sharp warns on earnings as takeover talks with Foxconn drag on

TOKYO (Reuters) – Sharp Corp said its annual earnings were likely to fall short of its official guidance citing a slowing China market, a factor that Taiwan's Foxconn is expected…

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China hopes ZTE can be removed from U.S. export restriction list as soon as possible

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China's commerce ministry said on Friday it hoped telecom equipment maker ZTE Corp could be removed as shortly as possible from a U.S. list of companies slapped…

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China detains 37 people linked to vaccine scandal: Xinhua

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese police have detained 37 people linked to a vaccine scandal & are investigating three pharmaceutical companies, state news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday. The case involves…

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Google AI program wins third straight match to take Go series

SEOUL (Reuters) – Google's artificial intelligence (AI) program on Saturday took a 3-0 lead in a five-match series against one of the world's top players of the complicated board game…

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Foreign diplomats voicing alarm to U.S. officials about Trump

By Mark Hosenball, Arshad Mohammed & Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Foreign diplomats are expressing alarm to U.S. government officials approximately what they say are inflammatory & insulting public statements…

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Asian shares hit two-month high after solid U.S. job growth

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares hit two-month highs on Monday, extending sharp gains from last week, following upbeat U.S. jobs data, a rebound in oil & commodity…

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China lays out its vision to become a tech power

BEIJING (Reuters) – China aims to become a world leader in advanced industries such as semiconductors & in the next generation of chip materials, robotics, aviation equipment & satellites, the…

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