US aircraft carrier’s Asian mix-up sparks mockery in China

The group was supposed to be headed towards North Korea in a show of force, but was actually completing training exercises in Australia

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Ivanka Trump fights to trademark her first name

Ivanka Trump is the most famous Ivanka of them all — but that doesn’t mean she wants her name on bottled water, chewing gum or diapers

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US ‘armada’ heading in other direction when Trump threatened North Korea

The constant contradictions and communications mix-up about the strike group’s whereabouts cast doubt on Trump’s credibility at a critical moment

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Trump’s White House is no friend of the IMF

The International Monetary Fund has a new kind of crisis on its hands — a widening policy chasm with Washington

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Bank of America first-quarter profit surges by 40%

Fuelled by adding employees — for the first time since 2011 — and stronger trading revenue, the bank’s fixed-income trading revenue rises to $2.93bn

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Single-family home-builds in US see biggest decline in three years

Low temperatures and storms in March could account for part of the drop, but builders also cite shortages of labour and land, as well as rising material prices

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