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Clinton assails Trump in blistering U.S. presidential debate

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. Republican Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to hit rival Democrat Hillary Clinton harder in the next U.S. presidential debate after she put him on the defensive by accusing him of being racist, sexist and a tax dodger during their first matchup. | Video

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WTO cuts 2016 world trade growth forecast to 1.7 percent, cites wake-up call

GENEVA The World Trade Organization cut its forecast for global trade growth this year by more than a third on Tuesday, reflecting a slowdown in China and falling levels of imports into the United States.

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Facebook to appeal German order on WhatsApp data

FRANKFURT Facebook said it would appeal against an order by a German privacy regulator on Tuesday to stop collecting and storing data of German users of its messaging app WhatsApp and to delete all data that has already been forwarded to it.

Tech, Facebook 10:45am EDT

Samsung recovers around 60 percent of recalled Note 7s in South Korea, U.S., Europe

SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co said on Tuesday it has got back around 60 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea, the United States and Europe, suggesting it is making progress in its attempts to recover from the crisis.

Tech, South Korea 10:40am EDT

Uber launches global assault on food delivery market

AMSTERDAM Uber is making an aggressive drive into meal delivery, backed by a wave of staff recruitment, with the U.S. tech heavyweight gearing up to enter at least 22 new countries and take on local rivals.

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Colombia, Marxist rebels sign accord ending 52-year war

CARTAGENA, Colombia Colombia's center-right government and the Marxist FARC rebel group signed a peace deal on Monday to end a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people and once took the Andean country to the brink of collapse. | Video

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