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What is U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's end game with taking on the Chinese government on Twitter? Two things are for certain: He let it be known he wouldn't be told by China who he should or shouldn't talk to, and he was continuing to follow through on a campaign promise to make U.S. foreign policy unpredictable. –Emily Banks

Trump's unpredictable foreign policy is here. In the span of a week, the president-elect slammed China over currency and trade, had an unprecedented call with Taiwan’s leader, praised the Philippine president’s violent war on drugs and promised to visit Pakistan, effectively upending years of foreign policy.

Sony has a hit that's as big as Pokemon Go in Japan. Sony has quietly dispatched its rival Nintendo with Fate/Grand Order. The mobile game, based on an anime TV series called Fate, allows players to travel back in time and team up with historical figures like Julius Caesar, Leonardo da Vinci, and Joan of Arc to rescue humanity from looming disaster.

Italy fell into political limbo after Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation, with rival parties jockeying to fill the vacuum. Renzi becomes the second European leader this year after David Cameron to be toppled by a global anti-establishment tide, one that has propelled Donald Trump to the White House and is pushing Britain out of the EU.

New York City will get a 1,020-foot skydeck near Grand Central, providing another choice for a high-altitude view of the city. The new Midtown tower, 1 Vanderbilt, will be the city's second-tallest skyscraper and will have an indoor-outdoor observation deck more than 1,000 feet up. It's slated for completion in 2020.

Boring Wall Street analyst notes are out–bold and funny are in. Gone are long-winded daily market summaries and thinly read reports. In their place, analysts are pivoting to primers and thematic pieces with snappy titles to get readers’ attention—and bolder predictions.

The UK dominates the best international business schools. To get an edge in an increasingly global business world, MBA seekers often travel abroad in search of the hottest management programs. To guide you, here’s our annual ranking of full-time international MBA programs, based on data we compiled from more than 1,000 recruiters, 15,000 alumni, and 9,000 recent graduates. (We published our 2016 ranking of the top U.S. MBA programs last month.)

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