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Trump accuses China of using trade to target election, threatens retaliation

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened further retaliation against China if Beijing targets U.S. agricultural or industrial workers amid a trade dispute, and accused China of trying to sway the U.S. election by targeting farmers.

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North Korea's Kim says summit with Trump stabilized region, sees more progress

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Tuesday his "historic" summit with U.S. President Donald Trump in Singapore stabilized regional security, and that he expected further progress at an inter-Korean summit aimed at reviving stalled nuclear diplomacy. | Video

U.S. tech giants eye AI key to unlock China push

SHANGHAI U.S. technology giants, facing tighter content rules in China and the threat of a trade war, are targeting an easier way into the world's second largest economy - artificial intelligence.

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Visa, Mastercard reach $6.2 billion settlement over card-swipe fees

Visa Inc , Mastercard Inc , and a number of U.S. banks on Tuesday agreed to pay $6.2 billion to settle a long-running lawsuit brought by merchants over the fees they pay when they accept card payments.

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Putin sees chance circumstances behind downing of Russian plane in Syria

MOSCOW/JERUSALEM President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday that the shooting down of a Russian military plane near Syria's seacoast was the result of a chain of tragic and chance circumstances. | Video

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Audi launches electric SUV in Tesla's backyard, with assist from Amazon

SAN FRANCISCO German luxury car brand Audi on Monday staged the global launch of a new electric sport utility vehicle on the home turf of rival Tesla Inc , and highlighted a deal with Amazon.com Inc to make recharging its forthcoming e-tron models easier. | Video

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Syria's Idlib spared attack, Turkey to send in more troops

ANKARA/AMMAN Turkey will send more troops into Syria's Idlib province after striking a deal with Russia that has averted a government offensive and delighted rebels who say it keeps the area out of President Bashar al-Assad's hands.