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Japanese messaging app Line shares surge in debut in Tokyo

In New York trading, the stock closed 27% above its IPO price at $41.58 a share on Thursday, while its current level in Tokyo of JPY4,310 a share is 31% above its IPO price. But the company subsequently raised its target range, indicating that investors were keen on the offering. After mobile messenger app Line Corp.'s high-profile stock market debut in the US and Japan, the company and its parent Naver face a hefty task - staying competitive in the global mobile messenger and ...



Republican panel leaves anti-Trump move gasping for breath

Mike Lee, a rules committee delegate from Utah and a key supporter of the "conscience clause," urging Trump instead to make the substantive case to Republican delegates for why they should support him. One of the biggest fights of the day was whether to delete the RNC's Rule 12. One key flash-point was the party's Rule 12, that gives the RNC - when three-quarters of its 168 members agree - the ability to amend numerous party's other rules in between their quadrennial national conventions.



Japan's Line Corp. surges almost 30 pct. from IPO price

First, here's everything you need to know about Line stock's debut today... But about an hour after the opening bell Thursday, Line's shares had climbed to $42.84, up a whopping 30.45 percent. The good news for investors in Line Corp . As the world's seventh-largest mobile messenger provider, it boasts 218 million active users a month, mostly Asians.



Ex-London mayor halts bid to be United Kingdom prime minister, upends race

On BBC One's Andrew Marr, Mr Gove said he took the decision "very late" on Wednesday evening after talking to close colleagues and wife Sarah Vine. There may be pressure on the next prime minister to call an early election anyway. "Boris has formidable qualities but I saw him seek to meet and not pass those tests". He replies: 'Well that will be up to the next Prime Minister, and that can't be me as I explained yesterday'.



Tom Hiddleston: My romance with Taylor Swift is not a publicity stunt

While nothing had officially been said about the status of the two's relationship, Tom Hiddleston gave us the details we have all been dying to hear. "Thanks for asking", Hiddleston says. Hiddleston was seen going for a run on the beach, while the GRAMMY victor did a little shopping. Tweeting a link to an article, he confirmed: "And she sings on a little bit of it too".



'The Bachelorette' 2016: Final Four Men Revealed!

Ah yes, Ralph Lauren Weekly . Also: Two people make out on top of a sleeping horse. The two went to a ranch and learned how to be gauchos , and there was some super awkward footage of them cuddling with horses. I could've kept playing, but football didn't define me. Not having a great relationship with my brother Aaron, or what people think that relationship should be, didn't define me.