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What to look out for in Trump-Russia 'collusion' report

By Deborah Haynes, foreign affairs editor The US president, American politicians and most of the world are waiting for the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report into possible collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia during the 2016 election.  The release of the 400-page document is highly anticipated, …

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Amazon to close its online store in China

Amazon has announced that it is closing its online store in China after struggling to gain a foothold in the world’s most populous nation. The US e-commerce giant will shut its China marketplace by 18 July. JD.com and Alibaba controlled 82% of the Chinese e-commerce market last year, according to …

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Pinterest valued at £9.7bn as it makes stock market debut

Pinterest’s initial public offering (IPO) has set the company’s valuation at $12.7bn (£9.7bn). Pinterest, a digital scrapbooking site where users save ideas for things such as clothes, decor and recipes, is due to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange later on Thursday. It set the price for its …

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Columbine-obsessed teen who forced school closures is dead

The Columbine-infatuated teenager who forced the closure of schools in Denver has died, according to local media. Local police and the FBI were searching for Sol Pais after flew into Colorado on Monday night from Miami. She was last seen in the foothills west of Denver after buying a shotgun …

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EU mulls $20bn tariffs on US goods over Boeing subsidy row

By Wale Azeez, business reporter The European Commission has published a list of $20bn (£15bn) worth of US imports it could hit with tariffs, in an aircraft subsidy dispute that has dragged on for nearly 15 years. The European Union’s competition watchdog released the 11-page list of US imports it …

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Schools shut as armed teen 'infatuated' with Columbine hunted

Schools in Denver have closed after an 18-year-old “infatuated” with the Columbine massacre made threats and bought a shotgun and ammunition. Police and FBI are hunting for Sol Pais after she flew into Colorado from Miami on Monday night. She bought the weapons after arriving in the state and was …

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Jarrell Miller: 'Adverse finding' in boxer's drug test

Anthony Joshua’s next fight has been thrown into serious doubt after an “adverse finding” was found in a drug test on his opponent, Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller. The American, 30, who is due to fight IBF, WBA, and WBO heavyweight world champion Joshua on 1 June in New York, recorded …

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Trump vetoes bid to end US aid for Saudis in Yemen

Donald Trump has vetoed a motion that would have stopped the US providing military aid to Saudi Arabia for their ongoing war in Yemen. Congress had passed a never-before-used war powers resolution in a bid to change White House policy on the conflict, which has raged for four years. Many …

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