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North Korea Fires Missile Over Japan in ‘Unprecedented’ Act (3), By Lily Nonomiya, Andy Sharp and Colin Keatinge

(Bloomberg) — North Korea fired an unidentified ballistic missile over Japan on Tuesday, reigniting tensions after a war of words earlier this month between Pyongyang and U.S. President Donald Trump. The missile landed about 1,200 kilometers (745 miles) off Hokkaido in the Pacific Ocean, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters, …

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U.S. DAYBOOK & OVERNIGHT: Catalent, Parexel, Prospect Capital

(Bloomberg) — U.S. stock-index futures dropped slightly with European shares as oil was little changed. The U.K. market is closed for a holiday. Economic data include wholesale inventories and Dallas Fed manufacturing activity. Catalent, Parexel and Prospect Capital are among companies reporting earnings. U.S. MARKETS: * S&P 500 futures down …

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Hurricane smashes into U.S.: 5 things to know today in Asia

Tropical Storm Harvey inundates Houston and the heart of U.S. energy production, Donald Trump reiterates threats to quit Nafta and Jackson Hole hammers the greenback. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about. Texas Flooded Harvey smashed ashore near Rockport, Texas, on Friday as a Category 4 hurricaneand the strongest …

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