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UPDATE 1-U.S. drillers add oil rigs for third consecutive week -Baker Hughes

U.S. energy companies added oil rigs for a third week in a row as energy firms follow through on plans to spend more on drilling this year with crude prices near three-year highs. Drillers added five oil rigs in the week to April 20, bringing the total count to 820, the highest level since March 2015, General Electric Co's Baker Hughes energy services firm said in its closely followed report on Friday. <RIG-OL-USA-

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Democrats sue Russia, Trump campaign for alleged 2016 election conspiracy

WASHINGTON The Democratic Party sued the Russian government, U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks on Friday, charging that they carried out a wide-ranging conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. | Video