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Can Fitbit get itself back into shape?

Image copyright Courtesy of Fitbit Image caption James Park co-founded Fitbit in 2007 When James Park bought a Nintendo Wii back in 2006, little did he know that the purchase would plant the seed for the birth of his own global technology brand. Trying out the games console for the …

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Japan Fears Being Sidelined by Trump on Trade and North Korea

Mr. Abe hoped to secure Mr. Trump’s commitment on two issues: curtailing the North’s nuclear and ballistic weapons programs, and facilitating the return of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea in the 1970s and ’80s. On Wednesday in Tokyo, critics were skeptical that Mr. Trump would give Japan much consideration …

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Dignitaries React to the Death of Barbara Bush

“My grandmother’s entire life was focused on others,” wrote George P. Bush, whose father is Jeb Bush. My grandmother’s entire life was focused on others. For my grandfather, she was his top adviser and confidante. For her family, she was a steady, loving and guiding hand. And for her country, …

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JK Rowling wants happy ending for orphans

Image caption JK Rowling’s charity says many children in orphanages are not orphans and should be with their family A mission to take children out of poorly-run orphanages could be something from a Harry Potter plot. But that is the goal of a charity founded by JK Rowling. The charity, …

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Coffee: Who grows, drinks and pays the most?

Image copyright Getty Images How do you like your coffee in the morning? From an Italian espresso to the Vietnamese ca phe trung, made with egg yolks and condensed milk, a lot depends on where you wake up. More people are drinking more coffee than ever before, according to the …

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