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Nigeria Loses As US Oil Attracts More Buyers

Despite the recent recovery, crude was the first quarter's worst-performing asset. Signs of growing US fuel demand are propping up oil above $49 a barrel, with more refinery purchases seen helping e...

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Trump initiates probe into causes for $700 bn trade deficit

Trump initiates probe into causes for $700 bn trade deficit

The second directive orders stricter and more effective enforcement of USA anti-dumping laws to prevent foreign manufacturers from undercutting US companies by selling goods at an unfair price. "This ...

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Tester: 'I Cannot Support the Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch'

That puts the focus on the remaining Democrats, some up for re-election next year and from states that Trump won, who haven't yet said which way they would vote. Thus GOP senators can change the rules...

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NFL Owners Approve Relocation of Raiders to Las Vegas

Otto became the Hall of Famer known as Mr. Raider and Flores went on to be head coach of two franchise Super Bowl teams, after the 1980 and 1983 seasons. "We understand that contingencies sometimes ...

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Best Samsung Galaxy S8 Deal Is Available for Sam's Club Members

Dubbed the Infinity Display , the screen is curved like that of the Edge, allowing the Galaxy S8 to cram a 5.8-inch display in the size of a normal smartphone. Samsung offers two variants: the ...

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US consumer spending up tiny 0.1 percent in February

US consumer spending up tiny 0.1 percent in February

Both figures were in line with forecasts but the increase in spending was the smallest since August and suggested that first-quarter economic growth in the United States could be soft. GDP increased a...

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McConnell, Schumer square off ahead of Gorsuch votes

McConnell, Schumer square off ahead of Gorsuch votes

Sen. Senator Joe Donnelly, a Democrat from IN, announced he would vote IN favor of Gorsuch, calling him IN a statement a "qualified jurist who.is well-respected among his peers". In the 19th centu...

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Two-wheeler manufacturers Honda,Bajaj,Hero,Suzuki offering upto Rs 22000 discount on BS III vehicles

Sources said that considering the scenario the company increased the discount amount on various BS-III models from Rs 7,000 offered on Thursday to Rs 22,000 on Friday. On premium bike Hero offered the...

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Bombardier chairman wants his pay brought back to 2015 levels

Bombardier chairman wants his pay brought back to 2015 levels

Two Quebec cabinet ministers called for Bombardier to rethink the pay packages last week and roughly 200 people gathered outside the company's Montreal headquarters on Sunday to voice their anger ag...

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Sen. Joe Donnelly will support Gorsuch nomination

Sen. Joe Donnelly will support Gorsuch nomination

Sen. So far, only three Democrats have said they will support Gorsuch: + Sen. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Two Democratic senators on Sunday split over supporting Judge Neil Gorsuch's nomination to the S...

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Third Democratic senator says he'll support Gorsuch

Third Democratic senator says he'll support Gorsuch

Donnelly said he would not support a likely filibuster by Democrats hoping to stop the confirmation. Over 35 Senate Democrats have announced they will not support his nomination. Republicans have ...

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Trump ready to tackle North Korea alone -- FT

Trump ready to tackle North Korea alone -- FT

When asked by the Financial Times if he will consider offering Beijing a " grand bargain " like withdrawing some of USA forces from the region in exchange for pacifying Pyongyang, Trump dodged the q...

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Trump set to sign executive orders on trade

Trump set to sign executive orders on trade

The first order will instruct the Commerce Department and the United States trade representative to compile a report on the sources of the United States trade deficit within 90 days. The second calls ...

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Samsung Promises Sufficient Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus Supply

Nevertheless, the company wants the public to know that there will be no similar issue for the Galaxy S8 since Samsung has already been expecting the S8 to outsell last year's Galaxy S7 . It is also ...

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Democratic senators split over support for Gorsuch

Democratic senators split over support for Gorsuch

McConnell harshly criticized Democrats in 2013 for changing the Senate's rules to allow confirmation of other presidential nominees, including Cabinet appointees, by a simple majority. Even if each is...

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Match Reports: Leicester City 2-0 Stoke City

Yohan Benalouane had a great opportunity to test Stoke keeper Lee Grant in the 7th minute after a Riyad Mahrez free-kick caused havoc in the 6-yard box. On his record: "I am proud but I'm proud for ev...

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Schiff treating Flynn immunity request with 'healthy skepticism'

Schiff treating Flynn immunity request with 'healthy skepticism'

The catch, he wants immunity from anything that might result in criminal charges. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn listens to remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast where U.S. However, this...

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Trump's energy order may dilute Paris deal, greens fear

Trump's executive order does not fundamentally change the economics of power production. "These are Trump supporters that are being employed", Smith said . Reno Harnish is a former USA ambassador w...

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Trump issues pipeline permit to TransCanada

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says US approval of the Keystone XL pipeline does not lessen the need for two other controversial proposals within Canada's borders. He promised that 28,000 constructio...

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Cable Operators and Telecoms Score Victory in House Vote on Privacy Rules

On the same page, I read another article advising that the effort to have President Trump release his tax returns has again been blocked by House Republicans. Privacy policies instituted by provider...

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Former Trump aide Manafort offers to talk to committee in Russian Federation probe

Schiff said he hoped that as much of Manafort's testimony as possible would occur in public. So here we are, on Friday and "the chairman has announced that the hearing is canceled" while also anno...

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Mike Pence breaks tie as Senate passes anti-Planned Parenthood bill

Mike Pence breaks tie as Senate passes anti-Planned Parenthood bill

A final vote on getting rid of the Obama-era rule could happen as early as Thursday afternoon. "Reversal of this rule could make it easier for state politicians to block a woman's access to contra...

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EPA chief assailed - and applauded - for not banning controversial pesticide

The crop protection industry is "encouraged by EPA's detailed rationale set forth in the denial order and supports EPA's commitment to a thorough registration review of chlorpyrifos". US farms use mor...

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EU's Brexit negotiating stance revealed by European Council President Donald Tusk

EU's Brexit negotiating stance revealed by European Council President Donald Tusk

Starting parallel talks on all issues at the same time, as suggested by some in the United Kingdom, will not happen. The moves comes after 48 hours of the British Prime Minister Theresa May formally...

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Venezuela Oil Price Tumbles for 3rd Week

An upgrade in non-OPEC supply prospects also led analysts at J.P. Morgan to cut their 2017 and 2018 price forecasts to $55.75 and $55.50 for Brent and to $53.75 and $53.50 for WTI, respectively. The m...

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One suspect left in custody over London attack

Masood drove his rented SUV across London's crowded Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, striking pedestrians. Police believe he acted alone on the day, although investigators are trying to find out w...

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United States will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

He said in his Financial Times interview that he planned to talk with Xi about that situation and use trade as "the incentive" to talk China into fixing it. Under the sanctions, any property or inte...

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TransCanada gets US State Department's OK for Keystone XL pipeline

He added the pipeline will begin making things right again. In 2015, then-President Obama rejected the proposed pipeline, saying that "America is now a global leader when it comes to taking seriou...

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Trump walks out on signing ceremony without actually signing order

Trump walks out on signing ceremony without actually signing order

At the ceremony, the question a reporter shouted was whether Flynn, who has offered to testify on the alleged Russian involvement in the USA election in return for immunity from prosecution, would be ...

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Crude Oil Stocks Sets Record

Crude Oil Stocks Sets Record

Michael Wittner, the global head of oil research at Societe Generale, said USA data on inventories for crude oil were concerning because of the steady build, but bullish for products like gasoline a...

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Oil drops to lowest since November as USA inventories swell

U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures were up 19 cents, or 0.4 percent, at $48.23 a barrel, after testing support at $47 overnight. While the the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Count...

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The EPA Approves the Continued Use of a Harmful Chemical in Pesticides

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's scientific integrity watchdog is reviewing whether EPA chief Scott Pruitt violated the agency's policies when he said in a television interview he does not ...

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China, Australia discuss expanding FTA

China, Australia discuss expanding FTA

The Chinese initiative, also known as One Belt, One Road, envisages investing US$4 trillion (S$5.6 trillion) in port, road and rail projects overseas - and Beijing has been pressing Asia-Pacific eco...

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Atlanta traffic horror: Crews razing fallen highway overpass

Atlanta's awful rush-hour traffic. The fire on Thursday night, which started in a PVC storage area underneath the section of highway, collapsed a part of I-85, a major thoroughfare in Atlanta. Fir...

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European Union to hold first Brexit summit on April 29

European Union to hold first Brexit summit on April 29

Britain is one of the oldest and largest members of the 28-nation bloc, and its departure has raised fears for the European Union s future as eurosceptic movements gain support across the continent. T...

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