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US oil, gas and coal face 25% levy in threatened second wave of duties

White House relations with corporate America worsened by separation of migrant families

Idea for triage of asylum seekers skirts policy divisions but faces legal obstacles

Deal has symbolic weight but falls short of French hopes

Business struggles to respond to young consumer demand for more natural products

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The German chancellor and the US president represent different positions on migration

Euro falls 0.8 per cent against the dollar following ECB chief’s Sintra speech

Third China trip this year as North Korean leader pushes for relaxation of sanctions

US commerce secretary shorted Navigator Holdings before a critical article appeared

Portuguese utility is facing a €9bn takeover bid from China Three Gorges

AI-enabled system comes up only slightly short in making persuasive arguments

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Oilseed futures contract plumbs lowest level since March 2016 in ‘bloodbath’

Chief Rich Handler hails ‘excellent’ environment for investment banking

Move is part of push to expand voice-powered devices beyond the home

Lawsuit is a key test of how antitrust rules can be applied to online marketplaces 

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Explaining investor thinking as presidential ructions rattle international policy makers

President pleads for stability in country that has continued to become poorer

Comments by Qatar Airways chief underlined problems in sector over gender diversity

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Investors alarmed over escalating tariff face-off between US and China

Oilseed futures contract plumbs lowest level since March 2016 in ‘bloodbath’

Not all funds willing to buy the dip as 100-year bond trades well below 80 cents

Technology

Tech investor seeks to tackle difficuties securing final cash commitments

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Cyber security company made its name by discovering Russian hackers had breached the DNC

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