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  1. World stocks struggled to make headway on Tuesday after another round of U.S.-China tariffs kicked in and investors' nerves were frayed by rising expectations of central bank rate hikes and oil prices near four-year highs.
  2. Comcast , the victor in the $40 billion auction for Sky , said on Tuesday it had bought more than 30 percent of the European pay-TV group's shares in the market.
  3. Instagram on Monday said co-founders Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger have resigned as chief executive officer and chief technical officer of the photo-sharing app owned by Facebook Inc, giving scant explanation for the move.
  4. Step into one of the more than 4,300 H&M budget fashion stores around the world and you often know what to expect: clothes racks crammed with tops, trousers and skirts in a spartan and sometimes cluttered environment.
  5. A senior Chinese official said on Tuesday it is difficult to proceed with trade talks with the United States while Washington is putting "a knife to China's neck", a day after both sides heaped fresh tariffs on each other's goods.
  6. Brent crude oil prices hit a fresh four-year high on Tuesday amid looming U.S. sanctions against Iran and an apparent reluctance by OPEC and Russia to raise output to offset the expected to hit to supply.
  7. China is being forced to retaliate against the United States in their trade dispute, and U.S. exporters including suppliers of liquefied natural gas would "certainly" be hurt, said Chinese vice commerce minister Wang Shouwen.
  8. Tesla Inc is building its own car carriers, as the electric carmaker faces vehicle distribution problems.