Candidate for top EU post stumbles into trade minefield

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By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union's trade commissioner-designate stumbled into a political minefield on Saturday by suggesting she wanted to exclude a controversial investor protection clause from a planned EU-U.S. trade agreement. A European Commission source said however that the furor was the result of an error in a leaked draft version of testimony by Sweden's Cecilia Malmstrom that would be corrected in the final version. ...