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'Black Panther' Surpasses 'Tomb Raider' for Fifth Box Office Crown
LOS ANGELES, March 18, (Variety.com) - Disney-Marvel's "Black Panther" has maintained its momentum at the domestic box office, winning its fifth consecutive weekend with $27 million from 3,834 locations.
Gaza security shuts mobile company's main office in PM bomb probe
GAZA (Reuters) - Hamas-run security services in Gaza have shut down a cellular company's headquarters over its alleged failure to cooperate in their investigation of a suspected attempt to assassinate the Palestinian prime minister, security officials said on Sunday.
Desilu plans U.S. listing to complete Vonetize acquisition
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Desilu Studios plans to go public in the United States as a second stage of a proposed acquisition of Israeli technology start-up Vonetize.
Bundesbank's Buch adds to calls for cryptocurrency regulation
BERLIN (Reuters) - Regulation of cryptocurrencies must be considered, Bundesbank vice president Claudia Buch told Reuters, even though she does not believe they pose a threat to financial stability.
RPT-Facebook critics want regulation, investigation after data misuse
SAN FRANCISCO, March 17 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc faced new calls for regulation from within U.S. Congress and was hit with questions about personal data safeguards on Saturday after reports a political consultant gained inappropriate access to 50 million users' data starting in 2014.
Quick fix? Struggling Singapore retailers turn to vending machines
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - With sales stagnating and high rent and manpower costs eating away at his profits, Azan Tengku, the director of Singaporean gift company Kalms, decided to close down his stores and move all his products into vending machines.
China's Didi looks to raise $1.6 billion via asset-backed securities
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A unit of Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing has submitted an application to raise 10 billion yuan ($1.6 billion) through an issuance of asset-backed securities.
China propaganda kicks into overdrive as 'helmsman' Xi re-anointed president
BEIJING (Reuters) - With pictures of ecstatic citizens standing in applause, happily tearful legislators and even a social media game, China's propaganda drive has kicked into high gear following Xi Jinping's unanimous reappointment as president.
UPDATE 1-China propaganda kicks into overdrive as "helmsman" Xi re-anointed president
BEIJING, March 18 (Reuters) - With pictures of ecstatic citizens standing in applause, happily tearful legislators and even a social media game, China's propaganda drive has kicked into high gear following Xi Jinping's unanimous reappointment as president.
China to offer commercial recoverable satellites in next two years: Xinhua
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China plans to begin offering recoverable satellites to commercial users between 2019 and 2020, the official state news agency Xinhua reported.
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