Asia stocks subdued, dollar wobbles before U.S. jobs data

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Asia stocks subdued, dollar wobbles before U.S. jobs data

Asian equities were subdued on Friday and the dollar wobbled ahead of the closely watched U.S. jobs report, which could provide clues on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy outlook.

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U.S. call-center jobs may be exported under Pacific trade pact

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U.S. call-center jobs may be exported under Pacific trade pact

American call-center jobs may be one casualty of a pending Pacific trade deal that would allow U.S. federal contract work to be shifted to Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei.

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German spy agency says ISIS sending fighters disguised as refugees

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German spy agency says ISIS sending fighters disguised as refugees

Islamic State militants have slipped into Europe disguised as refugees, the head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency (BfV) said on Friday, a day after security forces thwarted a potential IS attack in Berlin.

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Texas reports case of sexually transmitted Zika virus: official

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A county in Texas on Tuesday reported a case of Zika virus being sexually transmitted, raising new concerns about the spread of a mosquito-borne virus linked to birth defects.

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FBI joins Flint, Michigan water contamination probe

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FBI joins Flint, Michigan water contamination probe

The FBI is joining a U.S. criminal investigation into Flint, Michigan's water contamination crisis, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Detroit said on Tuesday.

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Mexico kills two, nabs 22 in bust of Sinaloa cartel smuggling ring

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Mexico kills two, nabs 22 in bust of Sinaloa cartel smuggling ring

Twenty-two members of Mexico's powerful Sinaloa cartel have been arrested and two were killed in a police raid near the U.S.-Mexico border where authorities seized assault-type weapons, according to U.S. and Mexican officials.

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U.S. Navy commander pleads guilty in corruption scandal

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U.S. Navy commander pleads guilty in corruption scandal

A U.S. Navy commander charged with accepting paid travel, prostitutes and Lady Gaga concert tickets from a Malaysian defense contractor in exchange for classified information pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal corruption charges.

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India names 20 cities for $7.5 billion smart makeover

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India names 20 cities for $7.5 billion smart makeover

NEW DELHI, Jan 28 – India named 20 cities on Thursday which it says will be provided with uninterrupted power and water supplies, proper sanitation and public transport in a $7.5 billion makeover to turn them into smart cities with living standards comparable to Europe.

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Chinese man pleads guilty for plot to steal U.S. corn secrets

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A Chinese man charged with conspiracy to steal high-tech U.S. corn seeds pleaded guilty in federal court in Iowa on Wednesday for participating in the theft of the patented seeds with the intention of transporting them to China, court documents show.

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New York rebounds after blizzard, Washington shuts down government

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New York rebounds after blizzard, Washington shuts down government

New York City emerged on Sunday from a massive blizzard that paralyzed much of the U.S. East Coast, while snowy gridlock gripped the nation's capital and surrounding areas, where federal, state and local offices and schools planned to remain closed on Monday.

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Washington shuts down government, New York rebounds after blizzard

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Washington shuts down government, New York rebounds after blizzard

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Jan 24 -- Washington shut down U.S. federal government offices on Monday, while New York prepared for a normal workday following the worst snowstorm in decades to ravage the U.S. East Coast, as residents of both cities frolicked in the freak snowfall.

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Mixed forecast for stock market in 2016

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Mixed forecast for stock market in 2016

VietNamNet Bridge – Considering the effect of the rollercoaster year that was, including the crash of China’s stock market and the Federal Reserve’s interest rate hike, Truc Doan, head of research at Viet Dragon Securities Company, talked to VIR’s Thanh Xuan about Vietnam’s market prospects in 2016.

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China, U.S. economy's significance to 2016 markets

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James Bevan, chief investment officer at CCLA Investment Management, examines the strength of Chinese markets, the Federal Reserve's rate hike path in 2016, and where he sees value in the global market selloff. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets."

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Obama declares emergency in Michigan over bad water: White House

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Obama declares emergency in Michigan over bad water: White House

U.S. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Michigan on Saturday and ordered federal aid for state and local response efforts in the county where the city of Flint has been contending with lead-contaminated drinking water.

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Big investors see lousy U.S. environment but no 2008-style collapse

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Big investors see lousy U.S. environment but no 2008-style collapse

With signs of a bear market in U.S. stocks emerging, some of the world's biggest investors say the buying opportunity is not here yet and instead believe further drops of 10 to 20 percent are a possibility.

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