Eight charges of tax evasion and campaign finance violations including payments at president’s direction

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Strong company earnings and Trump tax cuts drive valuations to new levels

Appointment is latest step in overhauling ride-hailing company’s tarnished image

Officials predict reduced use of coal-fired plants even under lighter-touch regulation

Legendary manager now oversees $1.2bn, compared with $300bn during peak at Pimco

The UK capital was a pioneer in limiting cars, but it is now almost as dirty as New Delhi or Beijing

Analysis US economy

Jay Powell’s first Jackson Hole address comes as Trump adds to wider debate on rates

Workplace chat app worth 40% more than at its last funding round less than a year ago

US bank hopes to attract a younger generation of customer with the new venture

Social network develops system to help decide veracity of those reporting false stories

Aeolus will use vantage point 320km above planet’s surface to measure worldwide patterns

German chancellor to hold talks in Azerbaijan on boosting Caspian gas supplies to EU

US News

Neither country optimistic that Washington meeting will be successful

US president accuses Ankara of ‘terrible mistake’ with its conditions to free Andrew Brunson

US lawmakers urge Trump administration to hit back over new interference claims

Vocal investors increasingly behind corporate shake-ups on the continent

Opinion

Highlights

Manufacturers want batteries that are not dependent on metals from unstable parts of the world

‘I want some form of justice — he wronged me’

The global statesman talked to the FT in 2011 about his regrets over Rwanda, the UN’s strengths and weaknesses and his quest for peace

Markets News

Dollar rattled after Trump hits out at Fed rate rises

Local investors allege big losses due to high-frequency trades causing ‘market disruptions’

Technology

Number of users now exceeds 800m, more than the US and India combined

Social network develops system to help decide veracity of those reporting false stories

While a public listing can be delayed, it cannot be avoided indefinitely

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