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France’s Macron talks with Danes about European defense

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK — French President Emmanuel Macron traveled Tuesday to Denmark for a two-day visit, hoping to build the relationships he needs to push France’s agenda of a more closely united European Union. Macron wants Europe to take more responsibility for its own defense, saying the continent’s security shouldn’t rely so much on the United States. Denmark has a defense ...

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White House wobbles on U.S. flag after McCain death

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House lowered its U.S. flag to half-staff, raised it back up and on Monday lowered it again after the death of Senator John McCain, in an unusual and confusing break with protocol on the passing of a national leader. McCain, a prisoner of war in Vietnam, longtime U.S. senator from Arizona and ...

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Even Berkshire Hathaway sees a massive opportunity in Paytm

One of the world’s most iconic investors has returned to India for a second inning. On Aug. 27, billionaire investor Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway said it had bought a stake in One97, the owner of India’s largest digital payments firm, Paytm. The Nebraska-based company backs some of the world’s largest firms like The Coca-Cola Co, Apple, American Express, General Motors, ...

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Trade war: India may come to China’s rescue as US tightens noose

NEW DELHI: India has drawn a list of goods it can export to China, replacing US exports that have become costlier in light of the trade spat between the world’s two biggest economies, according to a person familiar with the development. India has identified more than 40 products, including fresh grapes, cotton linters, flue-cured tobacco and alloy steel…

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