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Wall Street climbs on trade war truce

NEW YORK U.S. stocks rose on Monday after the United States and China put their trade differences "on hold" to work on a wider agreement, while sentiment was also boosted by deal activity.

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Trade war fears ebb as U.S., China agree to continue talks

BEIJING/WASHINGTON Washington and Beijing both claimed victory on Monday as the world's two largest economies stepped back from the brink of a global trade war and agreed to hold further talks to boost U.S. exports to China. | Video

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U.S. and Canadian regulators open probes into cryptocurrency scams

WASHINGTON U.S. and Canadian state securities regulators announced Monday they have launched dozens of investigations into cryptocurrency scams.

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Britain unlikely to investigate Comcast bid for Sky, says minister

LONDON Britain said it was unlikely to refer Comcast's bid for Sky for a lengthy investigation after an initial review found that the $30 billion offer did not raise public concerns about media ownership.

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Carl Icahn files lawsuit against AmTrust, controlling family

Activist investor Carl Icahn filed a lawsuit on Monday against AmTrust Financial Services Inc and the family that controls the company, accusing them of trying to take the insurer private at the wrong time and at the wrong price.

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Companies win big at U.S. top court on worker class-action curbs

WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court delivered a blow to the rights of workers on Monday by allowing companies to require them to sign away their ability to bring class-action claims against management, agreements already in place for about 25 million employees.

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