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US president Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as Republican incumbent senator Kelly Loeffler speaks during a rally ahead of the Senate run-off. Photograph: Sandy Huffaker/AFP via Getty

Republicans supporting Donald Trump’s efforts to overturn the US presidential election are on a collision course with US business leaders, as companie(...)

A successful deal would allow Mr Trump to drop his threat of shutting down TikTok and avoid alienating its army of young users ahead of the November 3rd US election. Photograph: Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images

ByteDance and Oracle issued conflicting statements on Monday over the terms of an agreement they reached with the White House over the weekend to allo(...)

Photograph: MARIO TAMA/AFP via Getty Images

China’s ByteDance is seeking a valuation of $60 billion for TikTok as Oracle and Walmart take stakes in the short-video app’s business to address US s(...)

It is not the first time Bono has sought to influence public policy in the state. File photograph: AFP/Getty Images

U2 frontman Bono lobbied the government in recent weeks to establish a “broad-based, special housing policy task force,” according to public records f(...)

South Korean president Moon Jae-in is pictured  in Seoul, South Korea on Saturday. Photograph: Yonhap/EPA.

Bono has continued his efforts to secure more Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Irish health workers by writing to the South Korean president Mo(...)

Bono felt a musical response by the band to Covid-19 was not the right response. ‘I just don’t think this is the moment for U2 to be doing a sort of Kumbaya thing. It just doesn’t feel right for me – it feels like a time for action rather than words,” he says. File photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images

One Saturday afternoon early last month, the Minister for Finance telephoned the rock star. Paschal Donohoe’s call led, some time later, to Bono beco(...)

Asda has a network of some 17 stores in the North. Photograph: Reuters

Asda, the UK supermarket arm of US retail giant Walmart, said uncertainty surrounding Brexit was affecting its customers as it eked out a small rise i(...)

Walmart is facing calls to shake up its executive pay, boardroom composition and approach to workplace sexual harassment at the US retailer’s annual meeting, expected to be gatecrashed by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders

Walmart is facing calls to shake up its executive pay, boardroom composition and approach to workplace sexual harassment at the US retailer’s annual m(...)

The logo of Flipkart is seen on the company’s office in Bengaluru, India

Walmart will pay $16 billion for a roughly 77 per cent stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart, the US retailer’s largest-ever deal, in an attempt t(...)

 The technology inside the new convenience store, opening Jan. 22, 2018 in Seattle, enables a shopping experience like no other –  including no checkout lines. (Kyle Johnson/The New York Times)

Five years ago Amazon started working on a secret project: how to eliminate the checkout line in stores. Amazon executives reasoned that most other as(...)

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