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Trump said he is here today to "break the logjam" and provide Congress with a path forward to end the shutdown and solve the crisis on the border.

EU tax on big digital companies could be struck by March: French minister Jan 20 2019

In December, European Union finance ministers failed to agree a tax on digital revenues, despite a last minute Franco-German plan to salvage the proposal by narrowing its focus to companies such as Google and Facebook.

Explainer - How U.S.-China talks differ from any other trade deal Jan 20 2019

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump is pushing China to agree to regular reviews of its compliance as a condition of any trade deal between the world’s two biggest economies, according to people familiar with the talks.

Global Economy: Testing times from Beijing to Wall Street Jan 20 2019

Chinese output data on Monday will set the tone for a week that also sees the first policy updates of the year by the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan against the backdrop of a continued global economic slowdown.

Trump says deal 'could very well happen' with China Jan 20 2019

“Things are going very well with China and with trade,” Trump told reporters at the White House, adding that he had seen some “false reports” indicating that U.S. tariffs on Chinese products would be lifted.

Keeping Kim Davy case aside, India, Denmark rev up ties Jan 20 2019

Speaking to the media on the sidelines of the inauguration of a Danish Cultural Institute, he said that both he and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have agreed that Kim Davy is a judicial issue and is separate from bilateral ties.

China set to post slowest growth in 28 years in 2018, more stimulus seen Jan 20 2019

Growing signs of weakness in China — which has generated nearly a third of global growth in the past decade — are stoking worries about risks to the world economy and are weighing on profits for firms ranging from Apple to big carmakers.

Astronauts on Gaganyaan most likely to be pilots, hints ISRO Jan 19 2019

ISRO Chairman K Sivan said the Indian Air Force and other agencies will play a major role during the selection of astronauts for the human space mission project.

How Softbank's Massive Vision Fund Shares Profits and Losses Jan 19 2019

SoftBank has set up an unusual compensation structure for the fund that includes a $5 billion loan to employees. The debt is swapped for equity in the fund and will generate profit when deals make money -- and losses when they don’t, scaled by seniority, according to people with knowledge of the situation.