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Court asked to alter ruling that bars children being detained for more than 20 days

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Audience including American executives told of China’s great ‘opening’

Big win for brick-and-mortar stores as door opens for states to collect online sales tax

Abrupt exit casts new spotlight on mores at senior executive levels

The pessimistic view is years of loose monetary policy have made investors complacent

German car groups’ US plants could suffer most in stand-off with China

Methane escapes exceeded US government estimates by about 60%

Sweeping law would make Alibaba and JD.com responsible for merchant fraud

Group raises concern over political paralysis and details ‘severe consequences’ of exit

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Pyongyang prepares for new era of relations with long-time adversary

Some fear dispute risks destruction of Schengen travel zone and bloc unity

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While the economy is robust, there are fears of an extended drag on corporate earnings

Chinese demand is soaring — so much so that Beijing spared the product from tariff rises

Former NY mayor says Republicans have ‘failed’ to prove they can govern responsibly

US commerce secretary to investigate ‘anti-social behaviour by people in the industry’

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Contest between long-time Disney and Comcast chiefs will come down to debt sustainability

Experts believe workers’ ability to adapt is crucial to their survival in the tech age

South Americans struggle to find formation that allows their matchwinner to thrive

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Political concerns hit Italian assets; pound up as BoE delivers ‘hawkish hold’

Moves come after bonds settled at 0.8% political risk premium

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