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U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the United States and China were close to reaching a trade deal, with strong results from chipmaker Micron adding to the upbeat mood.\n \n
The United States hopes to re-launch trade talks with China after President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping meet in Japan on Saturday, but Washington will not accept any conditions around the U.S. use of tariffs in the dispute, a senior administration official said on Tuesday.\n \n
The United States \"is not looking for victory\" with China over trade but wants \"a sensible deal that addresses the legitimate issues that we have,\" U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Wednesday.\n \n
The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question: Can a company use a bankruptcy to stop lawsuits from cities and states?\n \n
Airlines and regulators are gathering at a closed-door summit in Montreal on Wednesday to exchange views on steps needed for a safe and coordinated return of Boeing Co\'s grounded 737 MAX jets to the skies following two deadly crashes.\n \n
Hackers working for China\'s Ministry of State Security broke into networks of eight of the world\'s biggest technology service providers in an effort to steal commercial secrets from their clients, according to sources familiar with the attacks.\n \n
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday called for further synergies and alliances to strengthen the Renault-Nissan partnership in a global market.\n \n
President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday France would remain vigilant that Carlos Ghosn\'s presumption of innocence and the former Renault-Nissan leaders\' rights to defend himself in a Japanese lawcase are respected.\n \n
Volkswagen and FiatChrysler could face penalties of up to 1.83 billion euros ($2.08 billion) and 746 million euros respectively, if they fail to meet the European Union\'s emissions targets set for 2021, according to AlixPartners.\n \n
EU antitrust regulators will investigate whether U.S. chipmaker Broadcom uses exclusivity restrictions to block rivals in the TV and modem chipsets markets, a move that could lead to hefty fines for the company and an order to end such practices.\n \n


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