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Sales growth of 17% to reach $30bn in quarterly revenues

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Much of America shares president’s suspicion of the ‘deep state’

Russian president suggests reaction jeopardises US economy and national security

Global equity funds dedicated to technology amass $20bn so far this year

US cable company concedes to focus on battle for TV group Sky

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Real estate investment group Vornado spurns calls to compensate those who were laid off

Social network’s stricter policy to rely on local intelligence to flag inflammatory content

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Global equity funds dedicated to technology amass $20bn so far this year

Sales growth of 17% to reach $30bn in quarterly revenues

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