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REFILE-Large retailers urge Trump against China tariffs

Several large retail companies, including Wal-Mart, Target, Best Buy and Macy's, are making a direct appeal to President Donald Trump not to impose massive tariffs on goods imported from China, in a letter sent to the White House on Monday.

Boss of UK's Conviviality steps down after tax bill debacle

British drinks wholesaler Conviviality, which last week revealed it had neglected to allow for a 30 million pounds ($42 million) tax bill in its cash flow forecast, said on Monday its chief executive was stepping down. The firm, Britain's largest franchised off-licence and convenience chain, said Diana Hunter would step down from the board with immediate effect but remain with the company "for a period of time" to help with a transition that will see non-executive ch

Philippines takes step towards legalising divorce

The Philippines took a step on Monday towards making divorce legal with the lower house of Congress passing a law allowing people to dissolve marriages, despite opposition from the president and bishops in the mainly Roman Catholic country.