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Beijing’s demand that White House softens stance on ZTE has met with Republican opposition

Private talks with StanChart form part of contingency plans after investor pressure

Calls intensify for interest rate rises barely a month before Erdogan faces election

Bond prices resume their downward path and bank stocks sell off

Students who learnt to respect the truth join a society assaulted by alternative facts

Body set up under orders of Mao Zedong expands land reclamation and demographic dilution

Components ban hurts Chinese telecoms group as well as US suppliers

One of America’s greatest novelists rose to fame with ‘Portnoy’s Complaint’

First black woman to become gubernatorial nominee for major US party

Changes to Dodd-Frank aim to provide relief to small and mid-sized institutions

Remarks heighten pressure on Beijing and seek to absolve US over nuclear talks

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The issue of legalisation has split Democrats and the civil rights movement in the US state

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

Lawmakers unveil legislation to block moves to lift US sanctions 

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

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Listen to female colleagues, do not interrupt and do not steal their ideas

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Management schemes boost students’ employability — but institutions need to do more

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Calls intensify for interest rate rises barely a month before Erdogan faces election

Bank ‘a hot potato’ as populists policies risk raising the cost of funding for lenders

British Airways owner IAG looks vulnerable to rising oil, says HSBC

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Pleas intensify for clampdown on US and Chinese groups encroaching on finance sector

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Group to keep offering PlayStation Vue TV service as it fits its quest for big data

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