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Brazil to sell Eletrobras control in boldest privatization yet

Brazil on Monday floated a proposal to cede control of the country's biggest power utility, Eletrobras, in the boldest privatization yet by a government struggling to close a record budget deficit, sending Eletrobras' shares soaring in after-market trading.

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Trump commits to more troops in Afghanistan, vows 'fight to win'

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump opened the door on Monday night to an increase in U.S. troops in Afghanistan as part of a retooled strategy for the region, overcoming his own doubts about America's longest war and vowing "a fight to win."