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Trump sets China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump signed a presidential memorandum on Thursday that could impose tariffs on up to $60 billion of imports from China, although his action was far removed from threats that could have ignited a global trade war.

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Four senior UK politicians urge regulator to block Murdoch-Sky deal

LONDON Four high-profile British lawmakers have called for Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox to be blocked from buying Sky , saying the mogul will be able to influence its news output despite promises to the contrary.

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Citi sets restrictions on gun sales by retail clients

Citigroup Inc added restrictions on firearms sales for new retail-sector clients, the Wall Street bank said http://citi.us/2FVnjJj on Thursday, the strongest move to date by a major U.S. lender following last month's high school shooting in Florida.

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Goldman Sachs CEO says sovereign balance sheets look risky

BOSTON Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Lloyd Blankfein said on Thursday sovereign country balance sheets look risky to him as deficits become a larger percentage of their gross domestic product.

1:32pm EDT

Boeing loyalist Ryanair to fly first Airbus with Austria deal

DUBLIN/BERLIN Ryanair's plan to buy Laudamotion will add Airbus planes to the Irish low-cost carrier's fleet for the first time and could herald an improvement in relations with the European planemaker.

1:36pm EDT

Telecom Italia investors to vote on new board after most directors resign

MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) said on Thursday the majority of its board members had resigned following the governance challenge launched by activist investor Elliott and a new board would be voted on by shareholders at a meeting on May 4.

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