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CANADA STOCKS - TSX rises 0.42 pct as energy climbs

* The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX rose 69.21 points, or 0.42 percent, to 16,383.63. * The biggest contributor to the TSX gain was TransCanada , while the top sector contributor was energy. * Leading the index were Canada Goose Holdings Inc, up 9.8 percent, Bombardier Inc, up 6.4 percent, and Lucara Diamond Corp , higher by 6.1 percent. * Lagging shares were Baytex Energy Corp, down 12.3 percent, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, down 12.3 percent, and

Australian shares poised to rise on energy gains, NZ down

Australian shares are expected to rise on Tuesday with energy stocks set to gain as oil prices climb ahead of Friday's key OPEC meeting. Brent crude climbed over 2.5 percent on Monday as investors see the likely announcement of an increase in production at the OPEC meet to be lower than initially thought. The local share price index futures rose 0.6 percent, a 49.9-point premium to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close. The benchmar

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia dismisses entertainment chief

Saudi Arabia dismissed a senior figure in its fast-changing entertainment sector on Monday, state-owned TV said, removing an official responsible for bringing shows, festivals and concerts to the conservative kingdom under sweeping economic and social reforms.

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Amid outrage over children, White House defends immigration policy

WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Monday defended its hardline immigration policy at the U.S.-Mexico border as criticism mounted over detained immigrant parents being separated from their children, including video of youngsters sitting in concrete-floored cages. | Video