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Oil slides as US pumps more, but OPEC and North Korea loom

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Increasing U.S. crude output has undermined efforts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers to curb output and reduce a glut that has depressed prices. Fighting in Libya has cut oil output, but state oil company NOC has reopened at least one field. The U.S. oil rig count climbed to 683 last week, the highest since April 2015 and a 13th week of gains, Baker Hughes data showed on Friday. Read More »

(NYSE:CAT), CYS Investments Inc (NYSE:CYS)

Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co. TNB Financial bought a new position in Caterpillar Inc. Tiss says that for CAT's stock to potentially double over the next 5-7 years, the company's EPS would need to grow by 3.5x-4.5x toward a $12-$15 range, but "we struggle to see where that robust end market improvement will come from". Read More »

United to compensate people on flight when man dragged off

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United spokesperson Maddie King said in a statement to Fox News the airline "will be providing full compensation for the price of their ticket for all passengers on United Flight 3411". The incident was caused by a "system failure", Munoz said. The Chicago Department of Aviation swiftly put the officer who removed Dao on leave, saying he had violated standard procedures and that the agency would not "tolerate that kind of action". Read More »

Delta cancels flights for third day after storm hits Atlanta

You could say Delta Airlines stepped up to the plate for stranded passengers after it canceled hundreds of flights because of severe thunderstorms in the south . Most leading US airlines have tried to limit empty seats by reducing the growth of flights. In March, the average Delta flight was about 85 percent full. Read More »

Watch Trump Give Bannon And Kushner The 'Apprentice' Treatment On SNL

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Baldwin then announced that Kushner will be staying on as his top adviser and calls on someone to "take [Steve] back to hell". After inviting his very stylish and very quiet son-in-law Jared Kushner, played by late night host Jimmy Fallon, and his former campaign chairman Steven Bannon, played by the Grim Reaper, into the Oval Office, Trump detailed what makes each important to him. Read More »

Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

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Trump said in a tweet early Sunday to his 28 million followers. During the 2016 US election campaign, Trump repeatedly promised to declare China a currency manipulator. "In fact, the People's Bank of China has been trying hard to keep up the value of the Chinese RMB in the past few years", Garrett said, rebutting the argument prevalent among American publics that Beijing has been manipulating its currency and driving the value down. Read More »

Iran's President Rouhani to run for second term

Ebrahim Raisi is a hardline judge who spent years in powerful backroom positions before emerging as a leading challenger for Iran's presidential election next month. Ahmadinejad was accompanied by his confidant former controversial deputies Hamid Baqaee and Rahim Mashae. In 2013 presidential elections more than 460 candidates submitted registrations, however the Guardian Council approved the candidacy of only 8 applicants, rejecting the candidacy of Former Iranian president Hashemi Rafsanjani. Read More »

Delta raises cap for voluntary flight bumping to almost $10000

According to a report from NPR , United Airlines can no longer bump passengers that have already been seated, updating its former policies for United employees. The previous incentive had been $1,350. "This ensures situations like Flight 3411 never happen again". Chinese social media raged over the incident, while both President Trump and numerous celebrities condemned the airline for their handling of the situation. Read More »

Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher Star Wars tribute is 'therapy'

He noted that Fisher was self-conscious about her English accent during her first scene with Peter Cushing's Gov. Tarkin, thinking that she "overdid it" in her "foul stench" line. This still doesn't necessarily mean that Leia will die in The Last Jedi . "It's so amusing when people started asking that when the title was announced because I had never even pondered that question". Read More »

Watch the First Flight of Boeing's 737-Max 9, Live

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The Boeing 737 MAX 9 completed its first flight today in the skies above Puget Sound. Azerbaijan's Silk Way Airlines and the USA aerospace company Boeing have signed a contract for the purchase of ten passenger aircrafts Boeing-737 MAX. Boeing has also begun marketing an even larger model, the Max 10X, and expects the two variants combined to eventually account for about a quarter of its narrow-body sales, he told reporters. Read More »

Pakistan has sufficient evidence against Jadhav: Abdul Basit

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Reiterating External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's assertion, Baglay said lack of evidence and denial of consular access shows that charges levelled against Jadhav are baseless. The trial of Jadhav was opaque and farcical, no due process has been followed and all norms of law and internal norms have been defied and there is absolutely no basis of his arrest, Baglay said. Read More »

EPA head tells coal miners 'regulatory assault is over'

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Critics of the current administration say coal's troubles are more directly a result of market forces, but the industry says the combination of those market forces and heightened environmental regulations put in place by prior presidents and EPA administrations has proven almost impossible to overcome. Read More »

Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

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The woman was initially in critical condition following the attack and suffered from multiple stab wounds to her upper body but later succumbed to her wounds, according to Hadassah University Medical Center in Jerusalem. According to the organization, even though the Nationalist Crime Unit of the Judea and Samaria Police (West Bank) was established in 2013 to protect Palestinians from nationalist crime, there has been no increase in solving cases of this kind. Read More »

Vetr Inc. Lowers Whole Foods Market, Inc. (WFM) to Buy

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They set a market perform rating for the company. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an outperform rating and set a $35.00 price objective (down previously from $37.00) on shares of Whole Foods Market in a research note on Thursday, February 9th. Read More »

Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

So Trump's decision to launch the strikes - which President Barack Obama declined to do after a 2013 chemical attack - has raised optimism among rebels that Trump will more directly confront Assad. Syrian state news agency SANA said Assad told Rouhani the Syrian people and army were "determined to crush terrorism in every part of Syrian territory" and thanked him for Iran's support for "the Syrian nation". Read More »

Confusion over calculation of fuel rates on daily basis

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The five cities where the pilot scheme will be launched are Visakhapatnam and Puducherry in Andhra Pradesh, Jamshedpur in Jharkhand, Udaipur in Rajasthan and Chandigarh. The petrol and diesel prices will be the same in city or town. Petrol price was deregulated in 2010 and diesel in 2014. Why Dynamic Pricing of Fuels in India? With this revision, there won't be any disturbance in the petrol rates. Read More »

Dustin Johnson headed back to PGA Tour at Wells Fargo

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Johnson's agent, David Winkle of Hambric Sports Management, said Johnson's condition continues to improve daily and no serious damage was discovered. "More importantly, we are glad that he is okay and will be returning to the PGA Tour". The event is traditionally at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, but since that course is hosting The PGA Championship this year the Wells Fargo will move to Eagle Point Golf Club in Wilmington, North Carolina. Read More »

Trump says Rice may have committed crime with unmasking requests

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On NBC's Today , anchor Matt Lauer began the Rice report by complaining that she was being "dragged" into "the conversation on Russia" by the Trump Administration. It's the policy. When anyone's name appears unless there's an intelligence value to it, the name has to be blacked out and masked. Leaking classified information can be a criminal offense, which Rice denied doing - "I leaked nothing to nobody", she told MSNBC. Read More »

Sculptor of Wall Street's bull wants 'Fearless Girl' moved

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State Street Global Advisors installed a statue of a defiant girl , with hands on her hips, chin high and pony tail out, in front of the charging bull . President Donald Trump, who has openly boasted of sexually assaulting women. Attorneys for di Modica's said they have also submitted public records request seeking more information on how the statue's placement was approved. Read More »

SpaceX makes history by launching recycled rocket

This rocket was previously flown in April of previous year. This historic milestone was described as a "huge revolution in spaceflight" by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk following the mission. Musk's vision of recycling rockets to lower the cost of access to space crossed a threshold yesterday, but did his client see a monetary benefit as promised? "It's been 15 years to get to this point". Read More »

Wall Street Bull Artist Wants 'Fearless Girl' Statue to Go

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He has already demanded the release of documents showing what procedures were followed, Attorney Norman Siegel told the Associated Press . A lawsuit has not yet been filed, added Siegel, who has yet to provide further details. "We believe that Mr. Di Modica's rights have been violated as a result of installing a statue of a young girl directly across from the Charging Bull ", Siegel wrote. Read More »

SC order credit negative for Tata Power rating: Moody's

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Extending last session's sharp losses, shares of Adani Power tumbled 9.01 per cent to close at Rs 33.85 on BSE. Both Tata and Adani Power had sought the regulator's involvement stating that they suffered losses due to high cost of imported coal.The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) in April 2013, allowed Tata and Adani Power to hike power tariffs to compensate from a change in Indonesian law which unexpectedly increased coal cost in 2010. Read More »

OPEC forecasts higher U.S. tight oil output in 2017

These pacts were formed for six months. Saudi Arabia is cutting more than its promised reduction to less than 10 million barrels a day. But offsetting the positive impact of this deal, the USA rig count rose for the 10th successive month in March 2017. Read More »

France migrants: Huge fire guts Grande-Synthe Dunkirk camp

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The blaze, which started after Iraqi Kurdish migrants clashed with Afghans, destroyed the camp in Grande-Synthe near Dunkirk and left its 1,500 inhabitants homeless. The population of the Grande-Synthe camp has swelled since the destruction last October of the Calais refugee camp, about 25 miles (40km) away. Five people were injured in the fight among 100 to 150 migrants, leaving three of them in hospital with knife wounds, the prefecture said. Read More »

Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and National Trade Council Director Peter Navarro said the Trump administration will launch a wide-ranging review of the USA trade deficit with the goal of identifying forms of "trade abuse" that have contributed to the deficit, reported The Hill newspaper reported. Read More »

Trump talks up orders on trade, but neglects to sign them

According to the Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, once the report is submitted, it will provide a very in-depth understanding of the current condition so that important decisions on trade can be implemented. "So while many countries talk about free trade, they are actually far more protectionist than we are". "It's been very bad what's been happening to our country, in terms of our companies and in terms of our jobs". Read More »