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NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is going to try to show a more sensitive side Thursday, meeting with victims of last week's Ohio State University attack, before taking his "thank you" road show to three more states that supported him in the election.
Shares in Russian oil giant Rosneft leapt over five percent Thursday after the Kremlin announced the 10.5 billion euro ($11.3 billion) sale of a stake to commodities trader Glencore and Qatar's sovereign fund. President Vladimir Putin late Wednesday hailed the deal for 19.5 percent of the state-controlled firm as the largest in the global energy sector for 2016, a major fillip for the authorities as they seek to plug the country's growing deficit. Rosneft stock was up some 5.43 percent by 0730 GMT on the Moscow Exchange to 375.6 rubles ($5.9, 5.5 euros), hiking the company's overall valuation to some 58 billion euros.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Aides and supporters of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are searching for an alternative to Rep. Keith Ellison, the early favorite in the race to head the Democratic National Committee, amid growing resistance to his bid.