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PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Dec 27
December 27, 2016 / 5:49 AM / a year ago

PRESS DIGEST- New York Times business news - Dec 27

Dec 27 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

- President-elect Donald Trump has said he would like to create a "tax holiday" so that American companies can bring back profit that was generated overseas at a lower rate. However, corporate boards and executives may have different ideas.

- Undeterred by a resounding defeat at the United Nations, Israel's government said Monday that it would move ahead with thousands of new homes in disputed areas and warned nations against further action.

- When President-elect Donald Trump chose Representative Tom Price of Georgia to be his health and human services secretary, the American Medical Association swiftly endorsed the selection of one of its own.

- President Barack Obama expressed confidence that, if he had run for a third term, he would have defeated Donald Trump, according to an interview released Monday with David Axelrod, his friend and former adviser.

- An Indonesian court has ruled that the blasphemy trial of the minority Christian Governor of the country's capital, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, will proceed.

- Britney Spears and Sony Music Entertainment were the targets of a Twitter hoax on Monday morning. The Sony Music Global Twitter account had several tweets announcing that Spears had died; they were later deleted. (Compiled by Gaurika Juneja in Bengaluru)

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