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"We're in the final throes of a very important deal. It's going very well," US President Donald Trump told reporters overnight. It was the latest signal that an initial trade deal may be coming. Trump didn't say what he intends to do with a bill supporting Hong Kong protesters that is awaiting his signature.

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