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  • Welcome to "The World in 60 Seconds" from FirstFT.

  • The US has launched an attack on the European Commission

  • in a last attempt to prevent Brussels from demanding billions of euros from Apple in underpaid taxes.

  • The US Treasury issued a rare waring on Wednesday.

  • The Brussels was becoming a “supranational tax authoritythat threatened international agreements on tax reform.

  • Astronomers may be one step closer in a quest to see if there is life beyond planet earth

  • A team of European scientists have discovered a new earth-like body, orbiting Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to the Sun.

  • And Singapore has claimed a head-start in the global race to launch self-driving cars

  • with world’s first public trial of a robo-taxi service.

  • The trial's been operated by nuTonomy, a US start-up that has been conducting trials of self-driving vehicles in Singapore since April.

Welcome to "The World in 60 Seconds" from FirstFT.

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