World stocks lower on U.S. tax reform uncertainty, May's woes rattle sterling

LONDON (Reuters) - Uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform deal pushed world stock markets further away from recent record highs on Monday, while Britain's pound fell on growing concern about the future of Prime Minister Theresa May.
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Michigan-based Meijer said Tesla’s electric trucks could save money and reduce the retailer’s carbon footprint             
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