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President retreats after criticism from House speaker Ryan, the pope and top executives

Facebook, Amazon and Netflix all closed at new highs

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Carmaker sues former employee for allegedly taking data

Officials meeting in Sintra are trying to solve the riddle of low price pressures

On Wall Street Robin Wigglesworth

On a global level investors no longer get a premium to hold longer-maturity bonds

Fears conflict may escalate as Gazans let loose fiery improvised weapons

Index provider also adds Saudi Arabia to its EM benchmark

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

Surgeon and writer put in charge of creating cheaper, better service for employees

Germany’s biggest bank to pay $205m penalty after probe by New York regulator

Tehran rails at ‘Trump instructions’ as Riyadh eyes rise of up to 800,000 barrels a day

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The 87-year-old billionaire talks about his family, philanthropy and the World Trade Center

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

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

Number of Syrians taken in falls to just 44 over 7 months

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Washington and Tehran are more likely to stumble towards military conflict than diplomacy

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The 87-year-old billionaire talks about his family, philanthropy and the World Trade Center

Goalscorers born weeks apart in same city can propel La Celeste into second round

Sézane’s founder is among a new wave of have-a-go fashion entrepreneurs

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Facebook, Amazon and Netflix all closed at new highs

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Fox bidding war, Oracle obscured by clouds, Telstra trauma

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