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US stock indexes finish slightly higher as video game makers jump while banks and energy companies slip

Trump environment nominees pressed on federal climate report

President Donald Trump's nominee to serve as his top White House environmental adviser says she is unconvinced by a recent U.S. government assessment concluding that man-made carbon emissions are the primary cause of climate change

US tightens travel rules to Cuba, blacklists many businesses

The Trump administration is imposing travel and commerce restrictions on Cuba that will make it harder for Americans to visit the island nation

EU To Review Steel Giant ArcelorMittal's Plan To Buy Ilva

EU To Review Steel Giant ArcelorMittal's Plan To Buy Ilva

The EU's anti-trust watchdog is launching a probe into steel giant ArcelorMittal's planned buyout of Italian firm Ilva amid concern that it could reduce competition and drive up prices

Silence on Pacific Rim ministers' talks ahead of APEC summit

Silence on talks by Pacific Rim foreign and trade ministers as gaps remain ahead of regional summit