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China Fines GlaxoSmithKline Nearly $500 Million in Bribery Case

published about 1 hour ago
China Fines GlaxoSmithKline Nearly $500 Million in Bribery Case
The financial penalty is the largest ever imposed by Beijing, and the British drug maker’s former chief in the country was given a suspended prison sentence.

Alibaba's Political Risk

published about 7 hours ago
Alibaba's Political Risk
The giant IPO is a business triumph, but Beijing's blessing can be fleeting.

Li Na Retires From Tennis

published about 7 hours ago
Li Na Retires From Tennis
Li Na, Asia's biggest tennis star, said she is retiring from the sport, saying surgeries have taken their toll. She had been due to defend her Australian Open title in January.

Scotland Likely to Stay in U.K., Early Signs Suggest

published about 7 hours ago
Scotland Likely to Stay in U.K., Early Signs Suggest
Early returns in Scotland's independence referendum provided some signs that voters could be moving toward rejecting a breakup with the U.K., though a final verdict hadn't been rendered.

New iPhone Goes on Sale

published about 8 hours ago
New iPhone Goes on Sale
Apple began sales of its newest iPhones Friday with consumers in Australia becoming the first globally to get their hands on them.