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Asia extends stocks rally as US GDP data calms nerves
SINGAPORE/TOKYO Asian markets extended a global rally into second day on Friday, as upbeat U.S. economic growth data calmed sentiment following the hammering shares across the region took earlier in the week.
Oil prices extend gains as upbeat US data boost Asia stocks  USA TODAY
Asian stocks rise after US data calms investor nerves  Washington Post
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Oil prices extend gains after biggest daily climb in 6 years
SEOUL Crude oil futures rose on Friday, adding to their biggest one-day rally in over six years the day before, led by recovering equity markets and news of diminished crude supplies.
Oil options calm shows 10 per cent price surge may be fleeting  Economic Times
Oil markets extend gains after biggest daily climb in six years  Livemint
Japan Reports Inflation, Household Spending Soften in July
TOKYO - The backdrop to the wild drama in financial markets over the past few weeks is a less dramatic but more daunting reality: the deep-seated challenges for sustaining long-term growth, especially for aging economies like Japan's.
Abenomics Starting to Look Like a Failure  Bloomberg
Japan's inflation flat in July; beats expectations  MarketWatch
Burger King Called for a Truce with McDonald's. And McDonald's Totally Blew It
A PR stunt for peace day is quickly turning into a war between America's two burger giants. By Justin Bariso. Justin Bariso is the founder and leader of Insight, a consulting group that helps organizations improve their ability to work globally ...
A Burger Truce for World Peace  KTRH
Burger King Wants to Make Peace with McDonald's  Wall Street Hedge
Pakistan outpacing India in building nuclear bombs, could soon overtake United ...
Pakistan has already managed to partially bridge the conventional military disadvantage with respect to India by going nuclear and now it is building nuclear weapons at the fastest rate in the world.
US wants Pakistan, India to lower tensions between them  The Express Tribune
US asks Pakistan to show 'restraint' in expanding nuclear power  Daily News & Analysis
California Beats Water Conservation Goal for 2nd Straight Month
LOS ANGELES - Californians cut water use by more than 31 percent in July, the largest savings the state has logged since a drought emergency was declared last year.
US Watch  Wall Street Journal
Californians cut water without state imposing fines  Fox News
TCS announces $35 million donation to Carnegie Mellon University
Tata Consultancy Services announced a $35 million gift from TCS to Carnegie Mellon University, marking a new era of partnerships between leaders of Industry and academia.
Carnegie Mellon University receives $35 Million gift from TCS  Kerala IT News
India consultancy firm donates $35 million to Carnegie Mellon University  Pennsylvania Business Daily
As economies gasp globally, US growth quickens
Not long ago, the United States was considered the tortoise of the world economy, at least in comparison to emerging powers like China and Brazil.
US economy grew at 3.7 per cent in April-June quarter  Financial Express
Economy stages stellar rebound in 2nd quarter  Paducah Sun
From 'beer o'clock' to Brexit: Oxford online dictionary gets hot & 'hangry' update
A horde of new words have entered the webpages of OxfordDictionaries.com, ranging from Grexit to 'brainfart.' A special theme of the latest slang update was food.
Pity him, poor man has a brainfart  Times LIVE
Oxford Dictionary new words & phrases: A guide for hockey fans  CBC.ca
Holiday layaway program begins 2 weeks earlier at Walmart
It's not even Labor Day yet, but that's not stopping Wal-Mart from trying to get consumers to start their holiday shopping.
Wal-Mart starts Christmas sales  Boston Herald
A farewell to (some) arms  Coeur d'Alene Press