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Delay in Wanda’s $1bn takeover of Golden Globes producer signals shift in Beijing

France’s largest fishing port at risk if foreign boats expelled from British seas

President has overwhelming backing among Republican voters, Gallup poll shows 

By a variety of metrics, US share prices are in rare territory

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Outbound shipments of more than 1.2m barrels a day present challenge to Opec nations

Tie-up involves a capital injection of $1.7bn in cash from Japanese group

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Malaysia under pressure to return body of North Korean supreme leader’s brother

Chinese tech companies look to create own IP rather than buy from foreign makers

With millions of lives potentially at stake, UN agency issues call for new antibiotics

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Progress on the president’s campaign pledges has been uneven in his first five weeks

President’s speech to joint session of Congress follows custom, if not convention

Elon Musk aims to launch first such trip out of earth’s orbit before end of next year

Ajit Pai starts to repeal regulations introduced in US related to net neutrality

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