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Oil from the Saudis, US, Africa: Top buyers get what they want

A rise in geopolitical tensions and potential supply disruptions overshadowed concerns that rising levels of global oil supply, particular in the USA, would dam...


United Airlines deserves this dose of turbulence

It will require employees seeking a seat on a plane to book it at least an hour before departure, a policy that might have prevented last Sunday's confrontati...


Why you should care about the French election

The nation has lived lived under a state of emergency since 2015 and Islamic terrorists have killed more than 230 people in the past two years, alone. Speaking ...


Justice Dept. Threatens to Cut Funding for 9 Major 'Sanctuary' Jurisdictions

Among the recipients were the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and officials in Las Vegas, New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, New Orleans...


Netflix misses subscriber target, but firm outlook helps shares higher

Netflix planned to spend a billion dollars this year on marketing aimed at attracting members. Netflix said that its decision to push the launch of Hou...


Apple Obtains Official Permit to Test Self Driving Cars in California

However, on Friday the company appeared on the state's Department of Motor Vehicle's list of approved applicants to test autonomous vehicles. Obtaining this...


Are Early Elections Really a 'Game-Changer' for the British Pound?

Ian Hughes, Chief Executive of Consumer Intelligence said: 'We have barely begun the election campaign and already there are signs of voter fatigue after last y...


Canadian envoy downplaying talk of potential trade rift with the US

In the letter MacNaughton said Canada is not responsible for the financial loss of dairy farmers in the United States. "This could be devastating to our dairy...


Patriots to open schedule with KC

This is all in accordance with their recent marketing strategy. The team plays three home games in their first four contests. The announcement of the announ...


Observing Technical Chart Values for HILTON WORLDWIDE HOLDINGS INC. (HLT)

Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 279,635 shares of the company's stock valued at $6,412,000 after buying an additional 239,364 shares during the last quarter. ...


Scientists across the Bay State to join March for Science

In his first days in office, President Donald Trump appointed a climate denier to the head of the EPA, has yet to nominate a science advisor (though the one h...


Trump to announce important tax reform next week

Mnuchin said earlier on Thursday that Treasury is working on tax reform "day and night" and will soon create a sweeping overhaul. Edwin Truman, who served as ...


Toronto mayor maps out issues for housing meeting

The Toronto Real Estate Board questioned whether the government plans for a 15 per cent tax on non-resident, foreign owners, similar to one in Vancouver, is sup...


BP well leak in Alaska stops

In 2010, a BP well became the site of the worst offshore oil spill in USA history. A second leak at the well was emitting gas at a reduced rate, the state's e...


Fox to investigate Bill O'Reilly sexual assault claims

The women were paid "in exchange for agreeing not to pursue litigation or speak about their accusations against him", according to the Times . What women wan...


Summary of Stock Move: LaSalle Hotel Properties's (LHO)

In the past three months the stock value plunged -1.16%. Ffcm LLC purchased a new stake in EPR Properties during the fourth quarter worth $105,000. Dimensional ...


Trump Orders Review of the H-1B Visa Process

Instead of buying all the project's steel from American suppliers, the state applied all the federal grant money to one segment of the project and used state mo...


Peaceful outcome for Korean peninsula still possible - Pence

US and South Korean officials have been saying for weeks that the North could soon stage another nuclear test in violation of United Nations sanctions, somethin...


USA oil climbs to 5-week top on geopolitical tensions

U.S. West Texas Intermediate ( WTI ) CLc1 fell by 19 cents to $52.88 a barrel, after touching a five-week high of $53.23. The data however did show an unexpec...


Trump warming to EU trade deal with Britain behind in queue

A source close to the White House was quoted as saying that there had been a "realisation" in the Trump administration that a trade deal with the European Union...


Oil prices fall on expected climb in U.S. production

US crude inventories, however, fell by 1.0 million barrels last week to 532.3 million barrels, said the EIA. USA crude futures closed the day down 3.76 percen...


Volvo announces plans to export China-made electric car

Volvo will both make electric cars in China and export them to other markets. It is due to go on sale next year. Deciding to make its first full-electric auto...


Polls showing massive Tory lead over Labour could be wrong

In order to bring the election forward to June 2017, a two-thirds vote of the House of Commons is required to assent to the new timetable. "It was with reluct...


United Kingdom parliament clears mid-term 'Brexit poll'

Under Britain's Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, elections are held every five years, but the prime minister can call a snap election if two-thirds of lawmakers vo...


EU's Tajani's holds talks with PM May

An early ballot, which May wants to hold June 8, will give the prime minister - or her replacement - more time to implement Brexit before another election . ...


BP plugs leak at oil well in Alaska

Because there is no pipeline for natural gas from Prudhoe Bay, companies pump oil and inject gas back into the wells. BP Plc is working to secure an ongoing n...


Pence Heads to Australia to Talk Trade, Security

But a White House foreign policy adviser played down any tensions ahead of Pence's arrival, saying the two allies would reaffirm their partnership on security, ...


Trump is pushing Congress toward a government shutdown

Congress is going to have a hot minute or so to pass the omnibus spending bill when they get back in town and the President's budget boss has made a decision to...


General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows to 'change poll's course'

On Tuesday, after months of denying there would be an early general election, May announced her intention to hold one in June. The move is expected to receive...


Trump says he will release tax changes package next week

That order could be aimed at rules enacted by the Obama administration to crack down on so-called inversions in which companies shift their headquarters overs...


EPA Chief Visits East Chicago Amid Fears Agency Is Leaving Region

Local officials , including Indiana's Republican governor, Eric Holcomb, urged Pruitt to visit the site and address the issues surrounding the cleanup process, ...


S.Korea on heightened alert as isolated North readies for army celebration

Vice President Mike Pence, on a tour of the region, warned this week that "the era of strategic patience is over" when it comes to US policy toward North Korea....


Blackout brings San Francisco to a halt

The outage was caused by equipment failure at the Larkin Substation. People in the city of 850,000 people were generally courteous to each another. The city...


President Trump to sign measures to review financial regulation

Trump said the plan would be unveiled "Wednesday or shortly thereafter" and would involve tax cuts that would be "bigger I believe than any tax cut ever". He s...


WPX Energy Inc (WPX) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by FBR & Co

BMO Capital Markets upgraded shares of WPX Energy from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 31st. Out of ratin...