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Dollar pushes higher after Yellen, Asia traders wary

The dollar rallied against high-yielding currencies and cemented gains versus its major peers as dealers took a speech by Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen as a hint that US interest rates will rise further this year.

The business world falls under Trump’s thumb

With his carrot-and-stick manhandling of the US business community, President-elect Donald Trump has major companies falling over themselves to offer goodwill gestures and promises to create US jobs.

Migrants race to reach US before Trump takes over

Migrants trying to sneak into the United States from the parched Mexican desert have to contend with border guards’ drones overhead, poisonous snakes underfoot and human trafficking gangs at their backs.

Takata shares suspended over rescue plan report

Trading in Takata shares was suspended in Tokyo Thursday following a report that two bidders are set to propose court-mediated rescue plans for the airbag maker at the centre of the auto industry’s biggest safety recall.

Man Utd dethrone Real Madrid as cash kings

Manchester United’s relative failure on the pitch has not been reflected off it as for the first time in over a decade they top Deloitte’s Football Money League for revenue in the 2015/16 season.

Google grabs Twitter app platform Fabric

Google is acquiring Twitter’s mobile application developer platform Fabric, a move which could give some breathing room for the social network after charting an independent path without a suitor.

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