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Lawmakers unveil legislation to block moves to lift US sanctions

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Turkish leader pushes prominent ministers to forefront of election campaign

Premier-designate Giuseppe Conte also under pressure after claims he exaggerated CV

Civil rights groups demand company stop selling technology to police and government

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Industry pushing to improve returns as it rebounds from a long downturn

The opera-loving judge has become a cult figure imitated on ‘Saturday Night Live’

German minister calls for ‘constructive solution’ with Trump administration

Critics say real purpose of demands is to achieve regime change

The party worries renewed debate on the fate of ‘Dreamers’ will hurt its election chances

Kremlin bill allows selected US targets but highlights Moscow’s limited options

Dissent over van Beurden’s €9m package but backing for climate strategy

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Negative returns reflect rising interest rates and issuance by weaker borrowers

Bipartisan support for bill to enable review of minority stakes in start-ups 

President asked DoJ to investigate whether election campaign was improperly surveilled

US steps up financial pressure on government of Nicolás Maduro after his re-election

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A hard-headed realpolitik now governs the battle for influence between China, the US and India

Contests offer MBA students more lucrative prizes than ever before

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Wall Street extends rally, oil now above $80, pound loses momentum

Negative returns reflect rising interest rates and issuance by weaker borrowers

Early relief rally proves short-lived as Turkish currency see-saws 2.4% in 24 hours

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Civil rights groups demand company stop selling technology to police and government

Research on the social impact of AI cannot be left to industry alone

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