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After backlash, Trump U-turns on UK health service in trade talks

U.S. President Donald Trump backtracked on comments that Britain's public health service should be on the table in future post-Brexit trade talks between the two countries, after Prime Minister Theresa May said some areas might be off-limits.



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Trump says Britain's health service not on table for trade talks

U.S. President Donald Trump rowed back comments that Britain's health service could be involved in any future trade deal on Tuesday, after his remark that everything was on the table in talks sparked controversy in Britain.



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UK's Farage says Trump concerned by Brexit delay after meeting

Nigel Farage, leader of the Britain's Brexit party, said U.S. President Donald Trump told him in a meeting on Tuesday that he was concerned at how long it was taking Britain to leave the European Union.



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Former French Justice minister Dati probed over fees paid by Renault-Nissan

Former French Justice Minister Rachida Dati is being probed over consulting fees she has received from the Renault-Nissan strategic partnership, France's financial prosecutor office said on Tuesday.



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Global stocks rally on U.S. rate-cut hopes, bond yields rise

Global stock indexes rallied on Tuesday and U.S. stocks registered their biggest one-day gains in five months as Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell seemed to open the door to the possibility of a rate cut, while yields on U.S. Treasuries rose.



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IKEA teams up with Ori on robotic furniture to help you save space

IKEA has teamed up with U.S startup Ori for the development of a robotic piece of furniture aimed at helping people make more efficient use of tiny living spaces.



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U.S.-Mexico talks on Wednesday to be held around 3 or 4 p.m: official

Talks at the White House on Wednesday with Mexican leaders will be held around 3 or 4 p.m., a U.S. administration official said, speaking on condition of anonymity.



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Spelling errors, video show Huawei rival stole trade secrets, U.S. jury hears

A former engineering manager used Huawei Technologies Co Ltd trade secrets and lured away 24 of its employees to improperly build his startup company, a lawyer for the Chinese telecommunications firm told a Texas jury on Tuesday.



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U.S. denies GM request for tariff relief for Chinese-made Buick SUV

The Trump administration has denied a General Motors Co request for an exemption to a 25 percent U.S. tariff on its Chinese-made Buick Envision sport utility vehicle.



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Exclusive: Promising thousands of U.S. jobs, Foxconn offshored 155 to Mexico

Foxconn has offshored more than 150 U.S. jobs to Mexico, according to the Labor Department, even as it struggles to meet job-creation targets promised as part of a massive new factory championed by President Donald Trump.



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Salesforce forecasts full-year results above expectations, shares rise

Salesforce.com Inc beat analysts' estimates for quarterly revenue and profit on Tuesday and forecast full-year results above expectations, as customers looking to rein in costs boosted demand for its Sales Cloud product.



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Top tech executives will be asked to testify in U.S. probe

Leaders of big tech companies will be asked to testify as part of an investigation into whether the companies misuse their massive market power, the head of the U.S. House Judiciary subcommittee leading the probe said on Tuesday.



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Trump says British royal Meghan was 'nasty' to him in new interview

Donald Trump thinks that Meghan, wife of the British royal Harry, is "very nice" even if she has been "nasty" to him, the U.S. president said in pre-released extracts of a broadcast interview.



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Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute

Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not anticipate it will.



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GameStop halts dividend as console sales slow; shares fall 26%

GameStop Corp shares plunged 26% on Tuesday after the video games retailer halted its quarterly dividend and reported a 13.3% fall in first-quarter revenue that missed analysts' estimates on the back of slowing sales of video games and consoles at its stores.



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