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Apple Watch, FitBit could feel cost of U.S. tariffs

The latest round of U.S. tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods could hit the Apple Watch, health trackers, streaming music speakers and other accessories assembled in China, government rulings on tariffs show.

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Malaysia to release report on missing flight MH370 on July 30

Malaysia will release on
July 30 a long-awaited report into the disappearance of Malaysia
Airlines flight MH370, the transport minister said on Friday.

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Roche gets breakthrough status for Alzheimer’s test Elecsys

The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration has granted Roche an accelerated review
for its Elecsys product used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease,
the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday.

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Asia stocks unnerved by yuan slide, heightened trade war fears

The Chinese yuan skidded to one-year lows on Friday, unnerving investors in Asian stock markets and stoking concerns Beijing’s currency management could become the next flash point in a fierce trade dispute with the United States.

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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 20

Britain’s FTSE 100 index is seen opening 8
points lower at 7,676 on Friday, according to financial bookmakers.

* MORRISONS: Morrisons, Britain’s No. 4 supermarket chain, has
introduced a ‘Quieter Hour’ in all of its stores, in an effort to help customers
who struggle to cope with music and the other noises associated with supermarket
shopping.
* BREXIT: Airbus is stockpiling parts in case of a hard Brexit and
Rolls-Royce is months away from doing so. But for

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Apple Watch, FitBit could feel cost of U.S. tariffs

The latest round of U.S. tariffs on $200
billion of Chinese goods could hit the Apple Watch, health
trackers, streaming music speakers and other accessories
assembled in China, government rulings on tariffs show.

Read More

UPDATE 5-Asbestos from Manhattan steam pipe blast forces evacuations

Residents and workers from 49
buildings near the site of an early-morning steam pipe explosion
in Manhattan were evacuated, many for at least two days, on
Thursday after lung-damaging asbestos was found on debris from
the blast, officials said.

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Asian stocks choppy, sentiment shaken by sliding yuan

Most Asian stock markets retreated on Friday after China allowed its yuan currency to slide further, stoking concerns Beijing’s currency management could become the next flash point in a fierce trade conflict with the United States.

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