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Billionaire Warren Buffett Gives New Hint about His Successor

Billionaire Warren Buffett has given a clue on who might succeed him to run his Berkshire Hathaway empire, but did not completely reveal his hand.

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Turkmenistan Airlines to Resume Flights to Europe

Turkmenistan's national air carrier has scheduled flights to the United Kingdom and Germany again following a ban imposed in February by European Aviation Authorities. 

Flights to the English city of Birmingham and Germany's Frankfurt beginning on June 1 appeared on Turkmenistan Airlines' schedule late Friday. 

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U.S. Job Creation Surges in April as Unemployment Hits 49-Year Low

The United States had another giant month of job creation in April, with strong hiring in the vast services sector, and unemployment falling to a level not seen since 1969, the government reported Friday.

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Bank of England Sees Higher UK Growth ahead of Brexit

The Bank of England on Thursday raised its forecast for UK economic growth this year to 1.5 percent from 1.2, as stockpiling offsets lower business investment elsewhere ahead of Brexit.

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Scandal-Hit Aussie Banks Earmark Billions to Repay Customers

Australia's big banks -- once among the world's most profitable -- are being forced to amass war chests worth billions of dollars to reimburse customers for years of dodgy fees.

Industry heavyweight the National Australia Bank on Thursday became the latest financial house to outline the mounting cost of refunding ripped-off customers following a government probe into the sector.

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Most Asian Markets Rise, Energy Firms Hit by Oil Demand Fears

Most Asian markets rose Thursday as forecast-beating earnings from Apple provided a much-needed bounce for the tech sector, though energy companies dropped on concerns about slowing US oil demand as supplies climb.

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US, Chinese Negotiators Hold 'Productive' Trade Talks

Top US and Chinese trade negotiators held productive talks in Beijing on Wednesday, the American side said, as the economic superpowers head towards an endgame in a dispute that has hit businesses with bruising tariffs.

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Apple Tops Forecasts as Pivot to Services Shows Progress

Apple delivered stronger-than-expected results Tuesday for the past quarter as gains in services helped offset slumping iPhone sales, sparking a rally in shares of the technology giant.

California-based Apple reported a 16 percent drop in profits in the just-ended quarter to $11.6 billion, as overall revenues dipped five percent to $58 billion.

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U.S. Trade Negotiators Arrive in Beijing for More Talks

Top American negotiators arrived in Beijing on Tuesday hoping for progress in a new round of talks with Chinese counterparts as they home in on a deal to end a months-long trade war.

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Rouhani Says Workers 'on Front Line' against U.S.

President Hassan Rouhani called on Iranian workers Tuesday to boost non-oil exports and import substitution, telling them they were "on the front line" against America and its tightening sanctions.

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