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Moody's raises oil price forecast

Moody's raises oil price forecast

Moody's Investors Service today raised its medium-term price band for crude oil to United States dollars 45-65 per barrel from USD 40-60 as continued OPEC-led production restraint and strong glob...

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California teacher trained in gun use accidentally discharges firearm in classroom

California teacher trained in gun use accidentally discharges firearm in classroom

According to the father, school officials did not check to make sure students were uninjured after the incident. "It's the craziest thing", Gonzales, father of the injured teen, told the station. "I...

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Celebrate National Pi Day with pie in Las Vegas

Celebrate National Pi Day with pie in Las Vegas

Get a one-topping medium pizza for $3.14 with any breadsticks purchase. Plum Market: Offering an Achatz Handmade Pie Co . six inch pie for $3.14. In addition to all of the locations listed above,...

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State Department looks past Tillerson to get ready for Pompeo

State Department looks past Tillerson to get ready for Pompeo

Pressuring North Korea with sanctions and other isolation measures had been a top Tillerson priority, and he had been one of the administration's more vocal advocates for holding talks in some for...

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Philippines Withdraws from International Criminal Court

Philippines Withdraws from International Criminal Court

Mr Zeid has also taken aim at Mr Duterte, saying that he "needs to submit himself to some sort of psychiatric evaluation" for describing Ms Callamard as "malnourished" and referring to ICC prosecutor ...

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Defence minister condemns harassment of Pakistani diplomats in India

Defence minister condemns harassment of Pakistani diplomats in India

Minister for Defence Khurram Dastgir has strongly condemned harassment and intimidation of Delhi-based Pakistani diplomats and their families. Last month, there were intrusions into the Indian diplo...

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Trump increases pressure on Mexico and Canada to sign NAFTA

Trump increases pressure on Mexico and Canada to sign NAFTA

The European Union has warned that if the United States does not exempt North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, they could retaliate with tariffs on USA exports, including steel and agri...

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Aamir Khan: Amitabh Bachchan injured back and shoulder but better now

Aamir Khan: Amitabh Bachchan injured back and shoulder but better now

Reports are that now Aamir Khan will also make his Instagram account, whether he is already available on Twitter and Facebook account. And he wants to keep it something very personal, very close to ...

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BJP Leads in Araria & Bhabhua

BJP Leads in Araria & Bhabhua

Alam, who crossed over from JD (U) to Lalu Prasad's party RJD to contest the bypoll, is the son of Taslimuddin. Araria Agriculture Production Market Committee has been made the polling station f...

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Angela Merkel elected for 4th term as German chancellor

Angela Merkel elected for 4th term as German chancellor

Germany's new grand coalition "didn't start off as a marriage of love" but marks the end of a period of political uncertainty, interim leader of the Social Democrats Olaf Scholz said Monday, as the c...

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Trump Expected to Fire Another Cabinet Secretary

Trump Expected to Fire Another Cabinet Secretary

And Mr. Trump has publicly showered Dr. Shulkin with praise. A new inspector general report makes official what many Americans knew, that "failed leadership" at the VA during the Obama administr...

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Trump abandons age 21 rifle purchase restriction

Trump abandons age 21 rifle purchase restriction

Florida decided to make that move and the NRA is suing the state of Florida. "Things are moving rapidly on this, but not much political support (to put it mildly)", the president wrote. The plan is le...

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Former Aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Convicted on Corruption Charges

Former Aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Convicted on Corruption Charges

Jurors in the eight-week federal corruption trial of a former state official and three business executives today asked whether they can give a verdict on some of the 10 counts but not others. Both m...

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'Bomb Iran & execute Snowden': Brief history of Pompeo's foreign policy rhetoric

'Bomb Iran & execute Snowden': Brief history of Pompeo's foreign policy rhetoric

Rex Tillerson , outgoing US Secretary of State makes a statement after his dismissal at the State Department in Washington , DC, March 13, 2018. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is the latest top ...

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China to UN HR commissioner: Respect PH sovereignty

China to UN HR commissioner: Respect PH sovereignty

On Friday, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein called on the UN Human Rights Council to take a stand against Duterte's personal vendetta against UN rights officials, who have...

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Iraqi PM's guard chief killed by militiamen in checkpoint firing

Iraqi PM's guard chief killed by militiamen in checkpoint firing

The Iraqi government has made a decision to reopen the airports of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, a report in Saudi Press Agency said. The airports are due to open "within a few days" government spokesma...

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PM Modi launches campaign for TB eradication from India by 2025

PM Modi launches campaign for TB eradication from India by 2025

PM Modi speaking on the sidelines of an event called End-TB Summit said, "A target has been set to eradicate Tuberculosis globally by 2030". Prime Minister stressed on analyzing the situation and ch...

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Lok Sabha deadlock continues, Finance Bill not taken up

Lok Sabha deadlock continues, Finance Bill not taken up

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the crucial Finance Bill 2018, amid noisy protests by members of the opposition and some NDA constituents in the House. "The party has asked all BJP MPs to be pre...

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BJP gains in Bihar, leads in Gorakhpur seat of UP

BJP gains in Bihar, leads in Gorakhpur seat of UP

After all, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government at the centre has such a big majority that a couple of seats would not result in a big shift in fortunes for the government. In the Bhabu...

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European Union dismisses Trump's vehicle threats, vows to 'stand up to bullies'

European Union dismisses Trump's vehicle threats, vows to 'stand up to bullies'

Another way to look at the cost side is that tens of millions of American families are forced to pay a little bit more , maybe $20, for the sugar we use every year. Canada, the top supplier of stee...

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Sharad Pawar to host opposition meet by end of March: NCP

Sharad Pawar to host opposition meet by end of March: NCP

Asking all parties to let the house function, Mr Kumar said the government wants to have "meaningful discussions". "The opposition parties are united. Congress President Rahul Gandhi , former PM M...

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Donald Trump Renews National Emergency with Respect to Iran

Donald Trump Renews National Emergency with Respect to Iran

It is unclear how Mike Pompeo becoming USA secretary of state may affect the Iran nuclear deal. Israeli officials said that they believe Trump is serious in his threat to withdraw from the deal by m...

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President Trump floats military 'Space Force' idea

President Trump floats military 'Space Force' idea

But that didn't stop President Trump for advocating for a " Space Force" today. "We may even ... develop another one, Space Force . We have the army, the navy ..." The proposed Space Corps w...

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Stormy Daniels' lawyer on Trump missing deadline: 'time to buckle up'

Stormy Daniels' lawyer on Trump missing deadline: 'time to buckle up'

President Donald Trump has been asking confidantes for advice about Stormy Daniels and has been advised not to fight Stormy, reports CNN. The source said Trump is being told by advisers not to...

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ICE spokesman says he quit over 'false' claims by DOJ officials

ICE spokesman says he quit over 'false' claims by DOJ officials

Schwab, however, told the Chronicle that those statements were falsehoods, and led to his resignation. Schwab told several media outlets that the statement was false, in part, because ICE raids ...

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Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz

Seventeen people were killed and several others were injured after Cruz allegedly opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month. Satz argued that the death penalty was warranted b...

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CCTV footage shows moment man was shot inside courtroom

CCTV footage shows moment man was shot inside courtroom

District Judge John Dowdell released the video of a 2014 shooting of a defendant who attacked a witness, during a trial inside the courtroom. The witness jumps back as Angilau falls over the fro...

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Tamil Nadu forest fire: Tourist guide arrested

Tamil Nadu forest fire: Tourist guide arrested

Six of the nine killed trekkers were from Chennai while the rest were from Tiruppur. "A total of 10 trekkers perished in the fire". The whereabouts of three are unknown. As summer months are the p...

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Kristen Bell, Josh Gad reunite for animated series

Kristen Bell, Josh Gad reunite for animated series

The latest news proves that Apple is moving into the entertainment industry as they have ordered 26 episodes from the Bob's Burgers creator, Loren Bouchard. The series was developed at 20th Cent...

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Netanyahu to Host Last Ditch Talks to Save Crumbling Coalition

Netanyahu to Host Last Ditch Talks to Save Crumbling Coalition

But while the ministerial committee for legislation approved the controversial bill, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has not said whether he will accept the compromise. But Liberman remained defian...

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Shoe memorial represents thousands of victims of U.S. gun violence

Shoe memorial represents thousands of victims of U.S. gun violence

The shoes are from family members of victims, as well as celebrities, and others from across the country. The group said in a statement that they collected 7,000 pairs of shoes for the memorial to b...

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Q2 2018 hiring intentions in Singapore: Sectors most likely to hire

Q2 2018 hiring intentions in Singapore: Sectors most likely to hire

Hiring prospects weaken in three of the four regions when compared with the previous quarter. Expectations in the Wholesale & Retail Trade sector have increased by seven percentage points compared to ...

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Justin Trudeau visiting Hamilton to show support for steel workers

Justin Trudeau visiting Hamilton to show support for steel workers

Canada, the top supplier of steel and aluminium to the USA market, has been temporarily exempted from the tariffs, along with Mexico. Following Trudeau's visit to Hamilton, he will complete his tour...

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Jeff Flake to Write Bill to Nullify Trump Tariffs

Jeff Flake to Write Bill to Nullify Trump Tariffs

But in numerous public statements , Trump has cited U.S. jobs and unfair trade when talking about the tariffs. Tammy Baldwin, had a more measured response. "There may be people who lose less". The...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus by TDP, AIADMK

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus by TDP, AIADMK

The House was earlier adjourned till 12 noon by speaker Sumitra Mahajan within a few minutes of start of proceedings. The Congress and the TMC have been raising the issue of bank frauds. Even as no ...

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Two in hospital after suspicious package at Muslim MP office

Two in hospital after suspicious package at Muslim MP office

Three police officers and five paramedics attended after Yasin's staff reported the earlier package and a man and a woman were taken to hospital as a precaution. Ms Atkins encouraged anyone who had be...

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EU And UK In Another Spat Over Expat Rights

EU And UK In Another Spat Over Expat Rights

Britain has so far failed to bring forward "specific and realistic" alternative proposals to keep the Irish border open without activating the EU's "backstop" option, he said . In the free trade agre...

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UK police investigate Russian businessman's death in London

UK police investigate Russian businessman's death in London

The Met said officers believe they know who the man is, but he is yet to be formally identified. Mr Glushkov is believed to have been close friends with Russian businessman Boris Berezovsky , a r...

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Chhattisgarh Maoist attack HIGHLIGHTS: 9 CRPF personnel killed in IED blast

Chhattisgarh Maoist attack HIGHLIGHTS: 9 CRPF personnel killed in IED blast

Meanwhile, two injured CRPF personnel were airlifted to state capital Raipur and admitted to a private hospital. MHA sources, while speaking to reporters, said the counter-terror operation is unde...

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Longtime Trump aide fired over financial crime investigation

Longtime Trump aide fired over financial crime investigation

McEntee was reportedly escorted out of the White House without being given time to collect his personal belongings, including his jacket, officials told WSJ . McEntee, who went by Johnny as UConn's s...

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