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Trump 'ready' to tax all Chinese imports
July 20, 2018
The US president says he is prepared to slap tariffs on all $500bn of imports from China.

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Nigeria flying home 152 citizens stranded in Russia after World Cup
July 20, 2018
Nigeria has made arrangements for 152 of its citizens who were stranded in Russia following the end of the soccer World Cup to be flown home, a foreign affairs spokesman said on Friday.
Man arrested after knife attack on German bus
July 20, 2018
A man armed with a knife attacked people on a bus in the northern city of Luebeck on Friday, injuring several including one seriously before he was arrested, police and the local state prosecutor said.
German bus attack suspect originally from Iran: local newspaper
July 20, 2018
A man suspected of injuring several people in a knife attack on a bus in Luebeck on Friday is originally from Iran but is now a German citizen and has lived in the northern city for years, the Luebecker Nachrichten newspaper said.
Man arrested with knives near UK parliament jailed for life
July 20, 2018
A British man who had made bombs for the Taliban in Afghanistan and was plotting an attack near London's parliament was jailed for life with a minimum term of 40 years at the Old Bailey court on Friday.
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WORLD • Business
GOP Senators Ratchet Up Pressure on Trump Over Tariffs
July 20, 2018
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, one of President Donald Trump’s most steadfast allies, is ratcheting up pressure on the White House to reconsider tariff policies, warning that GOP senators may be ready to risk a legislative confrontation.
Trump Escalates Criticism of Fed, Renews Threat on China Imports
July 20, 2018
President Donald Trump escalated his criticism of the Federal Reserve, saying that its efforts to raise short-term interest rates hurt the U.S. economic expansion, and he accused China and the EU of manipulating their currencies to hurt the U.S. on trade.
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Want to Name the Next European Mars Rover? Here’s Your Chance
July 20, 2018
Citizens of ESA member states are invited to submit name suggestions online.
Trump Threatens to Dramatically Expand Trade War With China
July 20, 2018
Says he is 'ready' to put tariffs on $505 billion worth of goods.
WhatsApp Has a New Plan for Fighting Its Lethal Fake News Problem
July 20, 2018
WhatsApp has a particular problem in India, where misinformation has led to lynchings.
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WORLD • Markets
Stocks rise as strong earnings outweigh Trump’s comments on trade
July 20, 2018
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a negative open on Friday, as investors awaited further earnings and digested news comments from President Donald Trump.
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Stocks rise as strong earnings outweigh Trump’s comments on trade
July 20, 2018
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a negative open on Friday, as investors awaited further earnings and digested news comments from President Donald Trump.
Treasury yields mixed after Trump hits Fed again for raising rates
July 20, 2018
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Friday morning, as traders digested criticism of the Federal Reserve from President Donald Trump.
European stocks close lower amid Trump remarks about Chinese tariffs
July 20, 2018
Shares in Europe hovered around the flatline in mid-morning deals on Friday following remarks from President Donald Trump about the Federal Reserve and amid further earnings.
Gold edges up from one-year low as Trump slams strong dollar
July 20, 2018
Gold prices edged up in volatile trade after hitting a one-year low in the previous session.
Oil prices rise, but set for weekly loss on trade tensions, oversupply concerns
July 20, 2018
Concerns about oversupply and the ongoing trade conflict between the United States and China weighed on oil markets.
Dollar below one-year highs on Trump comments; yuan eyed
July 20, 2018
The dollar held below a one-year high after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed concern about a stronger currency, although a weakening Chinese yuan reduced risk appetite.
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WORLD • Economy
Merkel urges end to transcontinental trade dispute
July 20, 2018
Tensions rise as Trump says he is ready to impose tariffs on $500bn of Chinese imports

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WORLD • Opinion
No Robo-Apocalypse
July 20, 2018

It is now conventional wisdom to think that rapid automation and advances in artificial intelligence will eventually render most professions obsolete, ushering in an age of mass unemployment. But there is no economic law that says workers must lose out when new innovations are introduced.

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