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Stocks Finish Mixed After Weak China Growth Data [Video]

U.S. stocks ended trading mixed as investors weighed a strong start to earnings season against concerns that mounting inflation, supply-chain problems and an energy crunch could be a risk for global growth.

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Microsoft Folds LinkedIn Social-Media Service in China [Video]

LinkedIns plans to shut down the version of its professional-networking site used in the country mark the end of the last major American social-media service operating openly there.

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Netflixs Squid Game Is Slammed by Kim Jong Uns Propagandists as Beastly [Video]

Squid Game, Netflixs dystopian drama set in South Korea, is the top-watched show in more than 90 countries. North Korea, however, isnt giving the show rave reviews.

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Disney Meets Roadblocks to Releasing Movies in China [Video]

Three films designed for box-office appeal including Shang-Chi and Mulan have been embroiled in political controversy. Marvels Eternals is the latest.

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Directors of Hong Kongs Apple Daily Publisher Quit, Citing National-Security Crackdown [Video]

The four remaining directors of a Hong Kong publishing company that recently closed the pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper resigned, saying authorities forced the company into liquidation while bypassing the courts.