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Stock futures rise as U.S.-China trade talks advance

U.S. stock index futures rose on Tuesday on signs of further progress in trade talks between the United States and China as the world's two largest economies pull back from the brink of a full-blown trade war.

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Facebook's Zuckerberg faces EU Parliament grilling

BRUSSELS Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet with leaders of the European Parliament on Tuesday to answer questions about how the data of millions of Facebook users ended up in the hands of a political consultancy. | Video

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Trump wants more from EU to lift tariffs: EU trade chief

BRUSSELS Europe's proposals to open its markets wider to U.S. products including cars appear not to have persuaded Washington to lift the threat of import tariffs on EU steel and aluminum, the bloc's trade chief said on Tuesday.

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VW recalls 11,000 Audi cars in Russia: watchdog

MOSCOW Russia's standards agency said on Tuesday it had been informed about the voluntary recall of 11,003 Audi cars sold since last year.

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U.S. farmers plow ahead with plantings as China trade war fears ebb

CHICAGO U.S. farmers said they would push ahead with plantings planned before U.S.-China trade tensions eased and, now that the two countries have resumed talks, take a wait-and-see approach to President Donald Trump's promises for more sales to China.

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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi VC invests first $50 million in startups

TEL AVIV The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance's new venture capital fund has agreed five investments in four months totaling $50 million and will present another to its supervisory board next week, the fund's head said.

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