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Nikkei climbs as rising yields help financials; Topix rebalance b

The Nikkei was the bright spot Friday during a generally downbeat day for Asian markets, amid yen weakening and as gains in global government bond yields lifted Japanese financials. It has gained 1.4 percent this week. Among other precious metals, silver was down 0.1 percent to $17.58 an ounce, while platinum shed 0.5 percent to $957.74.

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Bono is One of Glamour's 'Women of the Year'

The U2 frontman, famed for slipping into other people's spaces without invitation, has been named the first-ever man on the magazine's annual list of notable women. Bono was chosen as the first recipient thanks to his charity work, such as poverty and AIDS prevention through his ONE and (RED) organisations, which he co-founded.

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A woman has used 20 iPhones to buy a house

The story went viral on the Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo, where the BBC reports a hashtag that translates to "20 mobiles for a house" has been used over 13 million times, with many women expressing admiration for Xiaoli's romantic and financial savvy.

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Peter Thiel: We're voting for Trump because USA leadership has failed

It's quite the opposite for Trump voters, argued Thiel: "I think a lot of the voters who vote for Trump take Trump seriously but not literally". Speaking at the National Press Club, Thiel said "no matter what happens in this election, what Trump represents is not insane and it's not going away".

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Misbah becomes most capped-captain of Pakistan, unseats Imran

Captain Misbah-ul-Haq, who won his third successive toss and opted to bat, survived a contentious lbw appeal off Gabriel on three and prodded to 18 off 57 balls at the break. However, after being invited to field in the final Test, Jason Holder's men claimed two wickets in the opening over through Shannon Gabriel. The first boundary of the innings came in the seventh over from the blade of Younis Khan (51).

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Samsung hopeful about the next Galaxy S8

Now, here's the latest update on Galaxy C9's release date on U.S., Europe and Asian regions. Simply hearing the name of the color, one could easily guess that Samsung is most likely going for an oceanic feel for this variant of the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge .