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Trump threatens US government shutdown

President renews attacks on media in Phoenix as police confront demonstrators outside

Mutual funds slash valuation estimates for Uber

Vanguard and Hartford cut share price figures by 15%

Cargo ship giant Maersk invests in quant hedge fund

Group to use CargoMetrics data and analytical models to improve fleet deployment

US sanctions Russia and China groups over N Korea

Willingness to widen unilateral sanctions reflects growing urgency in Washington

With alumni in the White House, Goldman sees an opening

Investment bank now targeting Volcker rule in DC lobbying after Obama-era battering

Britain softens Brexit stance on EU court

UK takes 'constructive' position on ECJ and dispute resolution for trade and divorce deals

Bloomberg reshapes business with added consulting

Financial information provider looks to leverage its data with advisory services

Mutual funds slash valuation estimates for Uber

Vanguard and Hartford cut share price figures by 15 per cent

Maersk Tankers invests in CargoMetrics

Group to use shipping data and analytical models to improve fleet deployment

Exports plan seeks to avoid extra EU checks

UK position paper looks to prevent disruption for carmakers and drug producers

European junk bond market faces September LBO test

Massive pipeline of deals will test the resilience of high-yield debt rally

Why a dumb phone is a smart move

'Developers are ever more brazen in their attempts to keep us hooked on our smartphones'

Chevron chief expected to step down after cost overruns

John Watson likely to be replaced by head of midstream and development Michael Wirth

Apple plans self-drive shuttle for Silicon Valley staff

Service would see company teaming up with a traditional automotive manufacturer

Analysts halve UK profit growth forecasts for 2018

Post-Brexit currency gains give way to longer-term concerns about the economic consequences of Brexit

Coke and Pepsi to limit sugar in Singapore drinks

Seven drinks manufacturers agree to 12% cap by 2020 in fight against diabetes

Dalian Wanda drops £470m London property purchase

Another Chinese developer steps in to buy 10-acre plot Nine Elms Square

Pakistan exasperated by wavering US Afghan policy

Washington veers between criticism and praise of Pakistani efforts to curb extremists

US sanctions Russian and Chinese entities over N Korea

Trump administration ratchets up pressure on Pyongyang after ICBM tests

US-led strikes on Raqqa blamed for civilian deaths

Children and poor bear brunt as coalition bombards Isis stronghold in Syria

EU opens in-depth probe into Bayer's $66bn bid for Monsanto

Brussels is concerned takeover will hurt competition in pesticides and seeds markets

Flagging Schulz goes on offensive against Merkel

Centre-left candidate accuses chancellor of blocking reforms and pandering to Trump

Spanish terror cell had links to France

Car used in Cambrils attack had been caught on camera in Paris area

How to return to work: advice from entrepreneurs

Tips on tackling your inbox as the holiday season comes to an end

Trump warns against hasty Afghanistan withdrawal

President avoids details but insists new war plan will prevent vacuum for terrorists

Foxconn plant hailed by Trump faces doubts in Wisconsin

Locals question whether large state subsidies will really lead to the jobs promised

Companies scramble to combat 'fake news'

From Starbucks to Costco, brands have come under attack from hoaxers

BHP bows to activist pressure to exit US shale

Mining group 'actively pursuing options' to sell unit after Elliott intervention

Barcelona attacker shot dead by Catalan police

Investigators probe possible connection between mastermind and Belgian terrorists

Trump warns against hasty Afghanistan withdrawal

US president says pullout could create vacuum for Isis and al-Qaeda to fill

Foxconn plant hailed by Trump faces local scepticism

Locals doubt whether large state subsidies will really lead to the jobs promised

Catalan police shoot dead Barcelona attacker

Investigators probe possible connection between mastermind and Belgian terrorists

BHP bows to activist pressure to exit US shale

Mining group 'actively pursuing options' to sell unit, after Elliott intervention

Vanilla surge hits high-end ice cream consumers

Pod supplies squeezed after cyclone affects top producer Madagascar

China telecom privatisation viewed as too timid

Private investors such as Alibaba and Tencent will struggle to influence China Unicom

The big reason banks are safer than a decade ago

Institutions rely less on wholesale funding of the kind that seized up in the crisis 

Barcelona attacks spotlight Moroccan militants

Morocco has not had a big terrorist attack since 2011 as security forces beefed up

Globalisation in retreat: capital flows decline

The volume of funds crossing borders has fallen sharply and long-term investment is playing a bigger role. But is the system more resilient?

Cambridge University Press makes U-turn on China gag

Publisher unblocks sensitive pieces after being accused of bowing to Beijing

US power grid passes its solar eclipse test

Darkened skies prompt music and awe — and a tweet from Lloyd Blankfein

Snapchat's youth appeal puts pressure on Facebook

Largest social network set to see its first decline in usage among any age group

Clock ticks as Fiat's search for buyer hits Great Wall

China may be carmaker's last hope to sell itself before chief Marchionne retires

Dalio turns cautious amid Washington conflict

Former Trump bull wary as S&P 500 sets course for worst month since before election

US navy opens probe into missing sailors

Accident near Singapore is second destroyer crash in just over 2 months

Great Wall states ambition to buy Fiat Chrysler

Chinese carmaker seeks SUV growth but analysts question whether it could fund deal

Maersk in big step towards break-up with oil sale

Danish group's restructuring plans start to take shape in deal with Total of France

Trump targets tax reform to reconnect with GOP

Chief of staff John Kelly is leading efforts to restore order at White House

Macron thinks big in vision for French unicorns

A start-up boom prompts new president's attempt to foster homegrown companies in US-dominated industry

Total to buy Maersk Oil for $7.45bn

Container shipping group selling energy division to focus on core transport business

Sempra gatecrashes Warren Buffett's Oncor deal

Elliott-backed $18.5bn purchase of Texas utility beats Berkshire offer