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HIGHLIGHTS-Tennis-Australian Open day four
Jan 17 (Reuters) - Highlights of Thursday's fourth day of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year (all times GMT):
China calls proposed U.S. legislation against Huawei, ZTE "hysteria"
BEIJING, Jan 17 (Reuters) - China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday that proposed U.S. legislation targeting Huawei, ZTE and other Chinese telecommunications equipment companies was due to "hysteria," and urged U.S. lawmakers to stop the bills.
UPDATE 1-Clothing retailer Gymboree files for bankruptcy again
Jan 17 (Reuters) - Children's clothing retailer Gymboree Group Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the second time in almost two years, and said on Wednesday it will close more than 800 Gymboree and Crazy 8 stores.
Clothing retailer Gymboree files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
Jan 17 (Reuters) - Clothing retailer Gymboree Group Inc said late Wednesday it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.
China brushes off outrage over death sentence, Canada fires back
BEIJING/SHERBROOKE, Quebec (Reuters) - China said on Wednesday it was "not worried in the slightest" by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to a Canadian for drug smuggling.
UPDATE 2-China brushes off outrage over death sentence, Canada fires back
BEIJING/SHERBROOKE, Quebec, Jan 16 (Reuters) - China said on Wednesday it was "not worried in the slightest" by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to a Canadian for drug smuggling.
Canadian woman briefly detained at Beijing airport: paper
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A Canadian woman whose father is a dissident jailed in China was briefly detained and "bullied" by security agents while transiting through Beijing's main airport on Wednesday, the Toronto-based Globe and Mail newspaper said.
Brexit not a problem for Canada, will hit global economy: Canada finance minister
SHERBROOKE, Quebec (Reuters) - The uncertainty over whether the United Kingdom will leave the European Union is not a direct problem for Canada but will hit the global economy, Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Wednesday.
Airbus spends $300 million on new Alabama plant for A220 jet
MOBILE, Ala. (Reuters) - Airbus SE expanded its industrial presence in the United States on Wednesday, starting construction on a new assembly plant for the Canadian developed A220 jetliner, 18 months after agreeing to buy the plane in the midst of a U.S.-Ottawa trade dispute.
UPDATE 1-Alcoa beats profit estimates on strength in alumina segment
Jan 16 (Reuters) - Alcoa Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday, as the top U.S. aluminum producer was helped by strength in its alumina segment, sending its shares up nearly 4 percent in after-hours trading.
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