By Miguel Gutierrez and Adriana Barrera MEXICO CITY, Dec 4 - Mexican lawmakers will send a landmark energy bill to Senate committees on Thursday to pave the way for debate on a cornerstone of President Enrique Pena Nieto's economic reform drive, a top ruling party lawmaker said on Wednesday. The bill, which would open Mexico's state-dominated energy sector to private investment in a bid to raise flagging oil output, will need approval of the Senate and lower house of Congress.
WASHINGTON, Dec 4 - U.S. lawmakers in the House of Representatives said on Wednesday they are concerned about Iran's ability to continue enriching uranium under the interim agreement on Tehran's disputed nuclear program, an issue they are likely to press as global powers attempt to reach a final agreement.
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NEW YORK, Dec 4 - Gold rebounded 2 percent on a surge of short-covering after hitting a five-month low while U.S. oil rose for the fourth straight session on an unexpected drop in U.S. stockpiles, lifting the benchmark commodities index to a five-week high.
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