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Here’s the 96-year-old WW II vet playing the national anthem on a harmonica before a soccer match.

ByteDance, owner of TikTok, is building its own smartphone.

Sports Illustrated is sold to Authentic Brands.

Global Payments and Total Systems Services have agreed to merge, CNBC says.

SoftBank plans second AI venture fund of more than $55 million.

Fiat Chrysler has proposed a merger with French rival Renault.

Trump says he hopes to announce a trade deal with Japan soon.

India’s FreshToHome raises $11 million to expand its fish, meat and vegetable ecommerce platform.

Huawei CEO says China shouldn’t punish Apple.

“Aladdin” flies high at the box office despite mixed reviews.