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Global stocks slump on China executive arrest, oil spills into OPEC

LONDON (Reuters) – Global stock markets slumped for a third day running on Thursday as the arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei in Canada for extradition to the United States fed fears of fresh tensions between the two economic superpowers. The arrest of Huawei’s chief financial officer, Meng Wanzhouof, who is also the daughter of the ...

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With maple syrup tariff, Canada-U.S. trade dispute spills beyond metals

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada’s retaliation against U.S. President Donald Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs includes proposed duties on maple syrup, a nod to a national symbol and a powerful industry in the French-speaking province of Quebec that could hurt producers in Maine. FILE PHOTO: People roll up maple taffy on a wooden stick at the Chemin du Roy maple grove ...

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Selling the country to China? Debate spills into Malaysia’s election

KUANTAN, Malaysia (Reuters) – When Malaysia’s political parties unfurled their election flags and banners this month, Prime Minister Najib Razak’s critics sniggered on social media that the manufacturer named on banners of his ruling coalition was Chinese. FILE PHOTO: Condominium blocks that are fully sold out are marked by signs at the Country Gardens’ Forest City showroom in Johor Bahru, ...

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