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U.S. hedge funds bet on retail, tech in second-quarter as economy sizzled
Prominent hedge fund managers appeared to make big second-quarter bets that the U.S. economy would continue to expand despite increasing concerns about a broadening trade dispute between the U.S. and China, regulatory filings showed Tuesday.

Trump calls ex-'Apprentice' star turned White House aide a 'dog'
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday called former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog" and his campaign took legal action against her as the two former reality TV stars escalated their public feud.

Ex-Trump aide Manafort's defense rests, case headed to jury
Attorneys for Paul Manafort rested their case on Tuesday without calling any witnesses, including the former Trump campaign chairman himself, who told the judge he did not want to testify in his own defense against bank and tax fraud charges.

Malta lets rescue ship dock after EU states agree to take migrants
Malta said on Tuesday it would allow the Mediterranean rescue ship Aquarius, which has been barred for four days from several coastal states, to dock after five European Union countries agreed to take in the 141 migrants on board.

Tinder founders sue parent IAC, saying it owes them billions
A group of founders, executives and early employees of Tinder on Tuesday sued IAC/InterActiveCorp , claiming the parent company deliberately undervalued the dating app to avoid paying them billions of dollars and deprived some employees of stock options.

Erdogan says Turkey will boycott U.S. electronics, lira steadies
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States, retaliating in a row with Washington that helped drive the lira to record lows.