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Blog posts of '2017' 'November'

Trump: China's North Korea diplomacy appears to have 'no impact on Little Rocket Man'
U.S. President Donald Trump dismissed a Chinese diplomatic effort to rein in North Korea's weapons program as a failure on Thursday, while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Beijing should do more to limit oil supplies to Pyongyang.
Goldman eschews bitcoin but wants to help clients crypto-trade
Goldman Sachs Group Inc is trying to figure out how to cater to investors who want to trade bitcoin even though the digital currency remains too volatile for the Wall Street bank to trade itself, according to comments by a representative and its chief executive officer on Thursday.
Italy's Berlusconi sent to trial on judicial corruption charge: source
Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was ordered on Thursday to stand trial on charge of judicial corruption, a legal source said.
EU and Britain agree settlement post Brexit: senior EU official
The European Union has agreed a financial settlement with Britain, a senior EU official told BusinessOfTurkey on Thursday, under which London has committed to paying a set share of EU budgets after Britain has left the bloc.
New CEO of Brazil's Oi to adopt a conciliatory tone in creditor talks
The new chief executive officer of Oi SA, the Brazilian carrier which is conducting Latin America┬┤s largest ever debt restructuring, said the company will adopt a conciliatory tone in talks with creditors.
FDA clears first medical device accessory for Apple Watch
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday cleared a device embedded in an Apple Inc watch band that monitors a user's heart rate, detects when something is amiss and prompts the user to take an electrocardiogram.
Texas congressman will not seek re-election in wake of nude photo
U.S. Republican Representative Joe Barton of Texas will not seek re-election, his office said in a statement on Thursday, in a decision he made after a nude picture of him appeared on the internet earlier this month.
Kroger profit improves amid Amazon threat, shares pop
Kroger Co issued an upbeat holiday forecast and better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by aggressive discounts that lured more shoppers to its supermarkets, and shares soared as much as 13.6 percent.
FEMA chief questions agency's role, urges more local response
The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Thursday said the wave of recent U.S. disasters, from multiple storms to raging wildfires, must redefine the agency's role and that localities must be more prepared to shoulder crises.
US STOCKS-Dow tops 24,000 as tax bill garners crucial support
* Indexes up: Dow 1.17 pct, S&P 0.97 pct, Nasdaq 0.87 pct (Updates to early afternoon)