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Trump slams EU over $5 billion fine on Google

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized the European Union over a record $5 billion fine EU antitrust regulators imposed on Google, saying the bloc was taking advantage of the United States. FILE PHOTO: A logo is pictured at Google’s European Engineering Center in Zurich, Switzerland July …

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EU states told to step up 'no deal' Brexit preparations

New Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has called for “renewed energy, vigour and vim” in negotiations with the EU, as he made his first trip to Brussels since taking on the role. Greeting EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier for the latest round of talks over the UK’s exit from the bloc, …

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Dollar pares back after Trump comments; world stocks dip

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. dollar pulled back from year-high levels on Thursday after U.S. President Donald Trump expressed concern about a strong currency, while disappointing earnings reports and escalating trade tensions weighed on stocks. FILE PHOTO: A U.S. Dollar note is seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration …

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Arrest warrant for ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont dropped

Spain’s Supreme Court has dropped a European arrest warrant for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, after Germany refused to extradite him to face a charge of rebellion for declaring Catalonia an independent state last year. The Spanish court also dropped European arrest warrants for five other Catalan pro-independence leaders living …

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