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Google sales top estimates as retail Ads bolster results – BusinessDay

BusinessDayGoogle Inc. posted fourth-quarter sales that topped estimates as retailers spent more on advertising during the holidays, making up for lower ad prices. Revenue, excluding sales passed on to partners, rose 11 percent to $13.6 billion, while profit excluding …Lenovo braced for Cfius scrutiny over Motorola handset dealFinancial TimesLenovo-Motorola deal: Consumers likely the biggest beneficiaries […]

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Chinese communities prepare for Lunar New Year – WOI

WOIBEIJING (AP) – Chinese communities around the world are gearing up Thursday for the Lunar New Year holiday that begins at midnight. Mainland China will virtually shut down for the next seven days, and many residents of the polluted capital, Beijing, …Speaker joins push for Lunar holidayTimesLedgerHow Korean New Year Traditions Differ from Neighbors’The Chosun […]

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S. Korea Says Military Drills to Go Ahead After North’s Warning – Businessweek

BusinessweekSouth Korea said joint U.S.- South Korea military drills will go ahead, after North Korea warned of damage to inter-Korean relations that could lead to a “catastrophe” on the Korean peninsula. The U.S. maintains more than 28,000 troops in South Korea six …Pyongyang: ‘Unimaginable Calamities’ if Seoul Military Drills ProceedVoice of AmericaNorth Korea warns South […]

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North Korea warns ‘war could break out without notice’ as Kim Jong-Un tells … – Daily Mail

Daily MailNorth Korea’s dictator Kim Jong-Un has warned that war could break out ‘without notice’ as he called on his military to be combat ready. The warning came a day after reports that satellite images appeared to show North Korea has started producing fuel rods …Rodman returns from North Korea without meeting leader KimThe Globe […]

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Defector calls on Dennis Rodman to make North Korean leader ‘hear the cries of … – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukThe only person born in a North Korean labour camp to have escaped to the West has written an impassioned open letter to Dennis Rodman, the former US basketball star, asking him to use his influence with Kim Jong-un to make him “hear the cries of his …Tragedy-stricken Kim Kyong-huiKorea TimesNo Sign of Purge for […]