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US: Biden condemns big oil firms as fuel prices spike

In a letter to major oil companies, US President Joe Biden warned he was ready to take steps to provide Americans with "affordable" energy supply.

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The Federal Trade Commission on Thursday sued to block Microsoft's planned $69 billion takeover of video game company Activision Blizzard, saying it could suppress competitors to Microsoft's Xbox game consoles and its growing games subscription business.
17 Dec
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The US says it will continue to provide Ukraine with security, economic and humanitarian assistance. Meanwhile, Kyiv claims it has carried out a number of attacks on Russian-occupied territory. DW has the latest.