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Crude oil prices lose grip on psychological barrier of $50 per barrel

Crude oil prices lose grip on psychological barrier of $50 per barrel

Other analysts agreed the steep price falls would likely force Opec members to extend production cuts later this month, but they said the prospect of deeper cuts appeared slim. Both contracts slid dur...

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Senate GOP examining ways to repeal ObamaCare insurance rules

The Republicans should feel very good for themselves for passing their health care bill, especially since Rep. Tom MacArthur of New Jersey authored an amendment to the bill to exempt members of Congre...

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Isaiah Thomas on Game 7: 'That's Where Legends Are Born'

As luck would have it, Wizards star John Wall would put the nail in the coffin for the Celtics as he hit a dagger three in the final; seconds to send the second-round series to a final 7th game. The...

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Putin Discusses Crisis on Korean Peninsula With New S Korea's President

US officials have said they see no value in resuming global talks with North Korea under current circumstances and that Pyongyang must make clear it is committed to denuclearization. Yoon said the ini...

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North Korea Fires Missile Days After South Gets New President

North Korea launched a ballistic missile from the northwestern part of the country early Sunday, the South Korean Joints Chief of Staff said. It came from near Kusong, close to North Korea's west ...

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Christie Concerned About Trump's Tax Plan

Christie Concerned About Trump's Tax Plan

AMP chief economist Shane Oliver has also said that if Australia is unable to compete with the USA tax rate, companies may decide to move their head office from Australia to the US. That proposal is o...

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Japan Aso says gradually seeing the course of United States policies

The meeting focused on finance and security issues such as keeping multinationals from dodging taxes and a collective response to cybercrime like the ransomware attack that hit dozens of countries o...

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Consumer prices rebounded 0.2% in April

The Fed increased its benchmark overnight interest rate by 25 basis points in March and has forecast two more rate hikes for this year. Holders of Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities and U.S. The ...

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Yakamas call for faster cleanup of Hanford tunnel

Yakamas call for faster cleanup of Hanford tunnel

The sinkhole was found Tuesday, prompting an emergency at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation with evacuations of some workers and orders for others to stay inside buildings scattered across the 500 squ...

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America First Keeps G-7 on Toes as Mnuchin Says They Understand

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Saturday after meeting with officials from the world's other industrialized democracies that he thought they were more at ease with Donald Trump's economic ...

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Russian Federation ready to extend output cut deal with Opec

Russian Federation ready to extend output cut deal with Opec

US West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) crude fell below $45 per barrel for the first time since the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) agreed to cut output in November. "We feel that t...

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Oil prices steady as United States stockpiles drop again

Later in the day Tuesday, the American Petroleum Institute reported total crude oil stocks declined 5.8 million barrels last week. But after Brent prices fell back below $50 per barrel last week, ...

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Bank of England says solid economic growth is linked to 'smooth' Brexit

Bank of England says solid economic growth is linked to 'smooth' Brexit

Despite that, some of the MPC members commented they would give up their dovish stance relatively soon should they see any signs of an upside momentum establishing in GDP or inflation. The Bank now ex...

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EIA lowers forecasts for oil prices

Global benchmark Brent crude, according to Reuters news agency, settled up $1.49 a barrel, or 3 per cent, to $50.22 a barrel. Industry group American Petroleum Institute reported that crude prices...

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United Kingdom families being hit hard, says Bank of England

Financial markets are now pricing in two Bank of England rate rises by 2020, up from one when the Bank finalised its latest Inflation Report projections last week. But forecasts were raised for future...

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Is 'SNL' Live Tonight? Find Out Who The Next Musical Guest Is

SNL has also released a brief promo music video set to " I Feel Pretty " from West Side Story , showing McCarthy prancing around and getting transformed into the press secretary. "Straight out da bu...

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North Korea claims Central Intelligence Agency plotted to kill Kim Jong

North Korea frequently lambasts the United States and South Korea, but its accusation Friday was unusual in its detail. The latest accusation is just one of a number of North Korean conspiracy theor...

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Detention of American Christian in North Korea 'concerning' - White House

North Korea has threatened to launch a series of retaliations on the US and South Korean intelligence agencies after an alleged assassination attempt on its leader, Kim Jong-Un. It is not known whethe...

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Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE:NYLD)

Next Weeks Broker Price Targets For NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE:NYLD)

Barclays PLC's price objective indicates a potential upside of 32.71% from the company's previous close. Stock market analysts and brokers have recently amended their target prices on shares of NRG ...

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Kensington Palace releases new photo of Princess Charlotte

Keeping up with what has now become an annual tradition, The Royal Family of England has just released a new photograph of Princess Charlotte , just ahead of her second birthday. But so far, we've on...

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Sanders rejoices as Trump inadvertently endorses universal healthcare

Sanders rejoices as Trump inadvertently endorses universal healthcare

U.S. President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull are aiming to put a rocky start behind when they meet for the first time and commemorate the 75th anniversary of an important...

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Amtrak engineer faces charges in fatal 2015 derailment

President Judge Marsha Neifield of Philadelphia Municipal Court ordered charges of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment against engineer Brandon Bostian. The New York-bound Amtrak ...

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Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform

This Trumpcare bill is a cruel and cynical hoax, played on millions upon millions of Americans who would lose all or some of their health insurance protections under this plan. Health care is ...

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Cabinet Selections to Rock France after Macron Win

Until recently he was deputy editor-in-chief at Agence France Presse . U.S. President Donald Trump and French President-elect Emmanuel Macron will meet on the sidelines of the North Atlantic Treaty...

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'Stamp Out Hunger' food drive hopes to feed hungry children

'Stamp Out Hunger' food drive hopes to feed hungry children

Nationwide, mail carriers collected the nonperishable food residents left near their mailboxes. "You know the community supports us in so many ways, so we know that they'll recognize that maybe thi...

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Trump administration hails US-China trade deal

Trump administration hails US-China trade deal

Ross says American beef producers have been locked out of China's enormous market since a mad cow scare in 2003. And the new agreements also formalize the ability of China to import natural gas fr...

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Chinese Passenger Plane Takes off in Shanghai after Three Years of Delays

The "C" in the aircraft's name stands for both China and COMAC (Commercial Aircraft Corp of China), the number 9 is a symbol for "everlasting", while the 19 represents the aircraft's maximum seat capa...

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James Comey's dismissal: Differing accounts from Trump officials

Apparently stung by media scrutiny over shifting accounts of how and why Comey was sacked, Trump suggested he may call off daily media briefings at the White House. McCabe also pointed out the remarka...

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Crude posts further gain in Asia after suprise US stocks draw

Gasoline demand rose by 252,000 barrels a day, bringing the four-week average closer to levels at this time a year ago after a string of data showing weekly consumption declines. Saudi Aramco will red...

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Donald Trump Quoted His Own Tweet in a Header

Donald Trump Quoted His Own Tweet in a Header

According to multiple news reports, Yates warned the White House that Flynn's phone calls with Moscow envoy Sergey Kislyak, which United States intelligence secretly monitored, could leave him open ...

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Tunnel caves in at Hanford nuclear site, thousands of workers take cover

That created plutonium, which was extracted with chemicals, processed and shipped to weapons factories. The underground collapse sunk the soil overhead by 2-to-4 feet. "The roof had caved in, about a ...

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Bank of England warns on wages and cuts growth forecast

The BoE said it could only do so much to offset a Brexit hit to the economy, and Carney said the two-year process of leaving the European Union did not mean its hands were tied over monetary policy. E...

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NHL Playoffs: Anaheim Ducks game six loss may be for the best

While playing at home they can gain momentum as they will have home ice advantage for the WCF if they win game seven. Nick Ritchie bagged the game-winner 3:21 into the third when his mid-range wri...

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BOE warns of weaker incomes for years while United Kingdom adjusts to Brexit

BOE warns of weaker incomes for years while United Kingdom adjusts to Brexit

The BoE also slightly cut its growth forecast for this year, from 2% to 1.9% but lifted expectations for growth next year from 1.6% three months ago to 1.7%. The financial market instruments which the...

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Trudeau congratulates Macron on election as French president

Trudeau congratulates Macron on election as French president

Macron, a former economy minister, has proposed an ambitious domestic reform agenda. In interviews on Monday, National Front officials said the party founded by her father would get a new name to tr...

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