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Trump signs order to move Keystone, Dakota pipelines forward

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump signed two orders on Tuesday to move forward with construction of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines, rolling back key Obama administration environmental policies in favor of expanding energy infrastructure.


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Bulgaria former parliamentary speaker to be appointed as interim PM: sources

SOFIA (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s president will appoint a former parliamentary speaker as the country’s caretaker prime minister until a new government can be formed after an early election in the spring, two sources familiar with the process said on Tuesday.


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Wall St. edges higher as earnings kick into high gear

(Reuters) – Wall Street edged higher on Tuesday, led by technology and materials stocks, as the corporate earnings season kicked into high gear.


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China says hopes Mongolia learned lesson after Dalai Lama visit

BEIJING (Reuters) – China said on Tuesday it hopes Mongolia has learned a lesson and will keep a promise not to invite the Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama again after his visit in November led to a chill in relations.


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Trump urges U.S. automakers to make big push for new plants

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump pushed the chief executives of General Motors Co, Ford Motor Co and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV on Tuesday to increase production in the United States and boost American employment.


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Trump tells manufacturers he will cut regulations, taxes

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump met with a dozen American manufacturers at the White House on Monday, pledging to slash regulations and cut corporate taxes, but warning them he would impose taxes on imports if they move production outside the country.


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Trump and Sisi discussed fighting terrorism in phone call: statement

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi discussed fighting terrorism and extremism with U.S. President Donald Trump in a telephone call, and Trump applauded Egypt’s efforts on those fronts, Sisi’s office said on Monday.


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Trump sued over foreign government payments to his firms

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A group of prominent constitutional and ethics lawyers sued President Donald Trump on Monday, accusing him of violating the U.S. Constitution by letting his hotels and other businesses accept payments from foreign governments.


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France's Fillon tells Merkel Russia sanctions are pointless

BERLIN (Reuters) – European Union sanctions on Russia are pointless, the frontrunner in France’s presidential election Francois Fillon said on Monday in Berlin, warning Russia and the United States under Donald Trump could forge links that exclude the EU.


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Federal judge blocks Aetna Inc's plan to buy rival Humana

(Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge blocked on Monday health insurer Aetna Inc’s proposed $34 billion merger with rival Humana, saying it was illegal under antitrust law.


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