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Wall St. rebounds as Walmart beats, trade worries ease

NEW YORK U.S. stocks bounced back on Thursday, with the Dow setting a course for its best day in over four months, as a series of positive earnings and waning trade jitters girded investor confidence.

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China, U.S. to hold lower-level trade talks in late August

BEIJING/WASHINGTON China and the United States will hold lower-level trade talks this month, the two governments said on Thursday, offering hope that they might resolve an escalating tariff war that threatens to engulf all trade between the world's two largest economies. . | Video

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Trump pushes U.S. lawsuit against drug companies over opioids

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday again pressed U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to sue drug companies over the nation's ongoing opioids crisis.

Google employees demand more oversight of China search engine plan

SAN FRANCISCO Google's plan to launch a censored search engine in China requires more "transparency, oversight and accountability," hundreds of employees at the Alphabet Inc unit said in an internal petition seen by Reuters on Thursday.

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Exclusive: Amazon considering UK insurance comparison site - sources

LONDON Amazon.com Inc is sounding out some of Europe's top insurance firms to see if they would contribute products to a UK price comparison website in what would be a major foray by the U.S. online retail giant into the region's financial services.

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Turkey will emerge stronger from lira crisis despite row with U.S.: minister

ISTANBUL Finance Minister Berat Albayrak assured international investors on Thursday that Turkey would emerge stronger from its currency crisis, insisting its banks were healthy and signaling it could ride out a dispute with the United States. | Video

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