• Saudi oil exports hit 21-month low as kingdom sticks to cuts
Saudi oil exports hit 21-month low as kingdom sticks to cuts

On Thursday, before major markets closed for a holiday break, they settled up 3 cents at $55.89 a barrel. Crude oil declined Monday, but consolidated well off session lows as investors evaluated signs of higher US output. OPEC agreed to slash the output by 1.2 million barrels per day from January 1, with top exporter Saudi Arabia cutting as much ...

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  • BP Tries to Secure Leaking Oil and Natural Gas Well in Alaska
BP Tries to Secure Leaking Oil and Natural Gas Well in Alaska

BP was fined $255 million by the state of Alaska for negligence in their maintenance of Prudhoe Bay pipelines. The well is now venting gas, which caused a spray of crude to impact the well pad. The upper leak was misting oil in conjunction with leaking natural gas, but activation of a surface safety valve stopped the release. Well pressure is bei...

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  • San Bernardino school looks to recover after killings
San Bernardino school looks to recover after killings

Burguan said they separated about a month ago after being married for just a few months. The little boy who is believed to have been shot in the crossfire of the San Bernardino school shooting on April. Counselors and psychologists trained in helping children and victims cope with trauma are meeting with families and school staff to begin the h...

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  • Uber loss at $2.8 bn despite $6.5 bn revenue in 2016
Uber loss at $2.8 bn despite $6.5 bn revenue in 2016

It's not required to disclose earnings information the way publicly traded companies must. "We're fortunate to have a healthy and growing business, giving us the room to make the changes we know are needed on management and accountability, our culture and organization, and our relationship with drivers", Rachel Holt, who is in charge of Uber's Un...

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  • Real Madrid stuns Bayern to take lead in CL tie
Real Madrid stuns Bayern to take lead in CL tie

That was Ronaldo's only goal in his first 32 European games for Sporting Lisbon and United, but he has now reached three figures from only 143 matches - all but three of which have come in the Champions League proper. "But we leave with a sour taste because we could have scored more goals ". Vidal then missed a penalty late in the first ha...

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  • University Student Killed in Venezuela Opposition Protest
University Student Killed in Venezuela Opposition Protest

Last week, the Venezuelan government was forced to walk back an earlier attempt to strip Venezuela's legislature of its powers, after the move sparked massive outrage at home and overseas. Maduro's supporters also announced they would stage a major march that day in central Caracas . The OAS chief, Luis Almagro, called for elections to restore f...

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  • Sensex bounces 213 points; Nifty reclaims 9200-mark
Sensex bounces 213 points; Nifty reclaims 9200-mark

On Friday, the NSE Nifty fell by 63.65 points or 0.69 per cent at 9,198.30 points, and the BSE Sensex closed at 29,706.61 points - down 220.73 points or 0.74 per cent. Meanwhile, the foreign funds sold net Rs 716.19 crores yesterday, as per the provisional figure issued by stock exchanges. Capital Goods (up 1.5 per cent), Realty (up 1.3 per cent) a...

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  • Hamilton and Vettel looking forward to F1 title fight
Hamilton and Vettel looking forward to F1 title fight

Vettel's triumph at Albert Park could be the tonic Ferrari, and F1, needed following Mercedes' clean sweep of drivers' and constructors' titles over the past three seasons. Can you have the motivation to do it yourself and get yourself ready and turn up? We stayed out, the tyres were still holding on and the pace looked alright.

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  • RBI moves to cut system's excess cash to help contain inflation
RBI moves to cut system's excess cash to help contain inflation

R. Sivakumar, Head - Fixed Income, Axis Mutual fund said: "RBI left rates unchanged as the markets had expected". Though analysts agree rates will be held on Thursday, they are split on inflation and its implications for later: 21 of 34 economists predict stable prices should allow the RBI to cut rates this year.

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  • Full New York rail service expected, 4 days after derailment
Full New York rail service expected, 4 days after derailment

Moorman said he has asked the Federal Railroad Administration to join Amtrak in investigating all tracks at Penn Station and said he would personally lead a review of maintenance practices across Amtrak . At a press conference on Thursday at Penn Station, Amtrak Chief Executive Officer Wick Moorman offered few details about the impact on the l...

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  • Mayor says 'troubled' man making false claims
Mayor says 'troubled' man making false claims

He made the allegations in 1984 but no charges were filed in the case, the Times reported. Another of Murray's opponents, Andres Salomon, said he was "still processing what I just read" and "the allegations speak toward our need to effectively fund safety nets for our young people".

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  • Adidas unveils new 3D printed shoe
Adidas unveils new 3D printed shoe

So what is Digital Light Synthesis? Breaking away from the footwear industry's 3D printing gridlock, Adidas announces Futurecraft 4D, a collaborative project with Carbon that crafts midsoles using light and oxygen-or Digital Light Synthesis.

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  • Gov Sets up Xiong'an New Area in Hebei Province
Gov Sets up Xiong'an New Area in Hebei Province

At a conference on promoting coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, Zhang called for a "reasonable pace of development" of the area, saying large-scale real estate development and illegal construction should be banned.

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  • Governor Brown Proclaims End of Drought, But Conservation Is Forever
Governor Brown Proclaims End of Drought, But Conservation Is Forever

The State of California press statement said state agencies have released a plan to make conservation a way of life in California , per Brown's request. FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, houseboats sit in the drought lowered waters of Oroville Lake, near Oroville, Calif. Gov. Then, this winter, the north had one of the wettest s...

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  • Misbah-ul-Haq announces Test retirement, West Indies series last assignment
Misbah-ul-Haq announces Test retirement, West Indies series last assignment

Since taking over the captaincy in the wake of an global spot-fixing scandal in 2010, Misbah - who is now the oldest worldwide cricketer - has led Pakistan in 53 Tests, winning 24, losing 18 and drawing 11. "He knows whether he has the form, fitness and hunger for cricket to carry on or step down", Misbah said in a recent interview. "Regarding wh...

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  • Richmond Fed president resigns over leak
Richmond Fed president resigns over leak

The important details of the Fed's internal deliberations at the September meetings were supposed to be disclosed by the Fed in early October . "The future make-up of Fed leadership remains a wildcard", Hamrick says. Due to the confidential and sensitive nature of the information, Lacker said that he should have declined to comment or immediately...

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  • Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies
Body-camera maker offers 1-year trial to police agencies

The Axon line of video cameras, and the subsequent file management and data storage subscriptions that come with them, has become so significant that Taser is changing its name to Axon. Access to the full Axon Academy online training library. And the prospect of having more police departments sign on after their yearlong trial probably isn't a bad ...

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  • Wenger Praises Arsenal Fans as End of an Era Looms
Wenger Praises Arsenal Fans as End of an Era Looms

Overall I felt it was a mental test and overall you could see the team was touched on the confidence front. "We have shown great mental resources because we went a goal down twice and one time it was at the worst moment in a game, just before half-time".

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  • Train derailment at Penn Station affects next day's commute
Train derailment at Penn Station affects next day's commute

In that incident, an Amtrak Acela derailed and bumped an NJ TRANSIT train in Penn Station on March 24 . Westbound service will be suspended from Jamaica to Penn as of 4PM and from Woodside to Penn between 6PM and 8PM. As a result, trains on the Northeast Corridor and North Jersey Coast Line trains are running on a holiday schedule. Custome...

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  • China, Cherry Coke, and the Oracle of Omaha
China, Cherry Coke, and the Oracle of Omaha

The company cited Buffett's popularity among Chinese people and investors as the reason why it decided to make him the face of Cherry Coke in the country. Buffett is known to be a fan of Cherry Coke and has been pictured drinking the beverage many times, his investment firm Berkshire Hathaway is Coca-Cola's biggest shareholder, with almost 10 per c...

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  • House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation
House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

The majority vote cast was 215-205 affecting internet service providers and customers' personal information. Under the legislation , ISPs will for the first time be on the same footing as companies like Google and Facebook when it comes to collecting and monetizing data.

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  • WS Atkins shares reach record high after firm receives takeover approach
WS Atkins shares reach record high after firm receives takeover approach

Both companies are in discussions on other terms of the offer and SNC-Lavalin is required to announce a firm intention to make an offer to Atkins on May 1. WS Atkins stock closed up almost 27 per cent at 19.50 pounds on the London Stock Exchange on Monday. A firm offer is contingent of pre-conditions including due diligence and the recommendatio...

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  • Oil prices continue sliding as production limit optimism fades
Oil prices continue sliding as production limit optimism fades

The deal has lifted oil prices, but inventories in industrial nations are rising and higher returns have encouraged U.S. companies to pump more. Put simply, OPEC acted as a safety valve, it released the valve when there was growing demand or a major supply outage, and restrained it during periods of sudden demand weakness such as global recession...

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  • A Lot Of EpiPens Are Being Recalled Because Of A Potential Defect
A Lot Of EpiPens Are Being Recalled Because Of A Potential Defect

The Food and Drug Administration warns consumers of a voluntary recall of EpiPen products, as some might contain a defective part that results in a failure to activate. In this expansion, Mylan says that the update adds at least 13 more lots of EpiPen (0.3 mg) or EpiPen Jr (0.15 mg) 2-pack Auto-Injectors with expiration dates that fall between ...

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  • Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions
Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

The Clean Power Plan required the country's power sector to cut carbon emissions about a third by 2030. U.S. President Donald Trump's latest executive order is a serious blow to the climate change regulations that his predecessor enacted in order to curb the global issue .

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  • EpiPens distributed in the USA being recalled for defect
EpiPens distributed in the USA being recalled for defect

EpiPens are used to give an emergency injection of epinephrine to treat life-threatening allergic reactions. (Scroll to see chart.) They are the only EpiPen lots impacted by the US recall. Mylan advised consumers to use their current EpiPens, if needed, until they receive a replacement. In response, Mylan started offering $300 savings cards for p...

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  • US stock indexes wavering between small gains and losses
US stock indexes wavering between small gains and losses

Energy stocks were down the most, while utilities led the gainers. The broader S&P 500 index gained 6.93 points or 0.29 percent to end at 2,368.06. The Nasdaq Composite rose 0.3% to 5,914.34, for its fifth-straight session of gains and 21st record close for the year.

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  • Back to burgers: Carl's Jr. ditches bikini-clad ads
Back to burgers: Carl's Jr. ditches bikini-clad ads

The food chain has also made its own tagline to boot: "Pioneers of the great American burger". "I like lovely women eating burgers in bikinis". "I think that any grocery store you go into, or drug stores you're going to see on magazine covers things that are more revealing than you saw in many of our ads", he told Fox Business this month.

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  • Pacers, Lance Stephenson agree to three-year, $12 million deal
Pacers, Lance Stephenson agree to three-year, $12 million deal

Since leaving Indiana, Stephenson has played for the Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans and Minnesota Timberwolves. Stephenson can give the Pacers' second unit a boost in areas where they need it - namely ball handling, rebounding and defense. Glenn Robinson III , left calf strain - out at least another week.

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  • Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG): What do the Analysts and Insiders Say?
Scorpio Tankers Inc. (NYSE:STNG): What do the Analysts and Insiders Say?

Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance. When we have a peek on stock's historical trends we come to know that, the stock has slipped -4.87% in the past one week and plunged -6.27% during previous one month drive, the stock went down -4.14...

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  • Amazon tests grocery pickup service in Seattle
Amazon tests grocery pickup service in Seattle

Launching soon: AmazonFresh Pickup , two locations in Seattle-in SoDo and Ballard-where shoppers can pre-order and reserve a time to drive in and have their vehicle loaded up with groceries. And, on Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported that the company won't open the first store, in Seattle, by the end of this month like the company had or...

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  • Scaramucci: Fox Host's Call for Ryan's Resignation Was 'Coincidence'
Scaramucci: Fox Host's Call for Ryan's Resignation Was 'Coincidence'

During that edition of Justice with Judge Jeanine , Pirro said: " Paul Ryan needs to step down as Speaker of the House". In Ms. Pirro's telling, Mr. That Fox News s- was insane", Noah said on The Daily Show Monday night. The White House refused to commit Monday to defunding Planned Parenthood in an upcoming must-pass spending bill, a sign...

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  • Trapped Australia-based academic fears long forced stay in China
Trapped Australia-based academic fears long forced stay in China

An academic at an Australian university has been prevented by Chinese authorities from returning to Sydney because he's suspected of endangering national security, his lawyer said Sunday. DFAT is unable to provide Dr Feng with assistance as he did not enter China on an Australian passport. Chinese lawyers who had been in contact with Professor Fe...

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  • Jeff Sessions warns sanctuary cities will lose billions in Justice Department grants
Jeff Sessions warns sanctuary cities will lose billions in Justice Department grants

Code 1373] as a condition of receiving those awards", he said, referring to a U.S. law which says cities can not prevent federal authorities from enforcing immigration laws. He brought up the death of Kate Steinle, a woman who was allegedly shot and killed by an undocumented immigrant on a San Francisco pier last summer.

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  • Netanyahu Denies Changes in Israel-Russia Coordination Over Syrian Skies
Netanyahu Denies Changes in Israel-Russia Coordination Over Syrian Skies

A probe had concluded that Sunni Islamist radicals known as "takfiris", who consider Shiites to be heretics, had killed Badreddine, according to Hezbollah. Russia's Foreign Ministry says that Moscow is relying on Israel keeping in line with agreements reached during Netanyahu's state visit to Russian Federation earlier this month, when he held ex...

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