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EY CEO: It’s ‘dangerous’ that Trump’s business councils disbanded

EY CEO Mark Weinberger said President Trump was an “open” and “verbal” learner.

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A record-breaking 23 people want to be the next president of Zimbabwe

This is the highest number of candidates in an election since the country gained independence from the U.K. in 1980.

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Trump to slap 25% tariffs on up to $50 billion of Chinese goods; China retaliates

Trump says he’s taking the action “in light of China’s theft of intellectual property” and “other unfair trade practices.”

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East Yorkshire factory wins £1.5bn Tube train deal

London Underground orders 94 new trains as part of an upgrade to the Piccadilly Line.

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Google diversity figures show little change

The tech giant’s new reports reveals that fewer than 30% of its global staff are women.

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The secret world of horse racing

Referred to as the sport of kings, horse racing has been part of British society for more than 400 years. CNBC’s Tom Chitty attempts to shine a light on a sport fueled by money that for many is shrouded in mystery.

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Molotov cocktails and state-led violence: How Nicaragua is slipping into Venezuela-crisis territory

The Central American nation of 6 million has been rocked by popular protests and state-level violence since mid-April.

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Professor Stephen Hawking’s words to be beamed into space

The physicist’s ashes will be buried in Westminster Abbey between the remains of Isaac Newton and Charles Darwin.

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Universal Credit ‘could cost more than current benefits system’

Some claimants have waited eight months for payment – but there’s no way back, says audit report.

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China’s Didi steps up challenge to Uber with plan to launch in Australia

Didi’s Australia move marks the firm’s second direct expansion abroad, with the first being in Mexico.