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After API's Tuesday estimate of a 1.047-million-barrel crude oil inventory draw pushed prices higher, the Energy Information Administration added optimism by confirming a draw, albeit a smaller one, at 1.1 million barrels. The group, along with Russian Federation, agreed to scale back oil extraction as the price of a barrel of crude hovered around $50 in January 2017. The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) secured a landmark agreement to cut supplies along with ...
  • Macron: France has 'proof' Assad used chemical weapons

    Macron: France has 'proof' Assad used chemical weapons

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    This spring, Macron's government began implementing plans to tax retirees more and employees less, cut jobs in some hospitals, reorganize the justice system, and apply a new university admissions system, all of which prompted protests. While it is unusual for a French president to present himself as driving US policy in military matters in the Middle East, Macron and Trump have developed a friendly relationship over the past year.
  • 3 takeaways from Game 1 vs. Blazers

    3 takeaways from Game 1 vs. Blazers

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    Since basketball is a game of runs - and since the law of averages plays such a huge role - it's sometimes - not always, but sometimes - hard to specify which individual performances or statistical categories were most relevant to a particular win or loss .
  • US, UK warn against Russia-sponsored cyber-attacks

    US, UK warn against Russia-sponsored cyber-attacks

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    Shortly after the announcement, the White House said Joyce would leave his post and return to the U.S. National Security Agency. FBI Deputy Assistant Director Howard Marshall said the activity is a part of a "repeated pattern of disruptive and harmful cyber action" carried out by Russian Federation.
  • Rain postpones Food City 500 finale until Monday

    Rain postpones Food City 500 finale until Monday

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    Larson led 74 laps , but the Elk Grove native knows it won't be easy to just pick up where he left off despite being in front when the race resumes. "The lap times were really good in the auto and then, boom, there's just no forgiveness right now with how many variables there are". Drivers must complete 250 of the 500 laps for the race to be considered official.
  • Saint Are recovering well after Grand National fall

    Saint Are recovering well after Grand National fall

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    The 10-year-old victor is owned by Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary and trained by Gordon Elliott. After the race, Russell paid tribute to close friend Pat Smullen, a multiple champion Flat jockey, who was diagnosed with a tumour last month.
  • Congress always stood for justice to Kathua victim

    Congress always stood for justice to Kathua victim

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    Vampires are slowly killing our soul.¿ Stressing on the fact that the protest was a non-political one, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said the "Sab chalta hai" (everything is OK) attitude will not do and the government needs to do something regarding the issue.
  • BJP MLA's goons threatening villagers to keep quiet: Unnao rape victim's uncle

    BJP MLA's goons threatening villagers to keep quiet: Unnao rape victim's uncle

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    Former Forest Minister Lal Singh and Industries Minister Chandra Prakash Ganga had addressed a rally organised by a pro-Hindu group Hindu Ekta Manch in March in support of the accused in the Kathua case. On the other hand, the PCC chief, GA Mir, has also demanded that the case should be handed over to the CBI so that the real culprits could be arrested.
  • UN Rejects Russian Attempt To Condemn US Aggression In Syria

    UN Rejects Russian Attempt To Condemn US Aggression In Syria

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    Russia vetoed a US textual content, whereas two Russian-drafted resolutions did not get a minimal 9 votes to go. President Donald Trump erupted in anger when he learned the USA was expelling 60 Russian diplomats in March, while France and Germany were only expelling four each, the Washington Post reported late Sunday.
  • Janice Dickinson testifies against Bill Cosby in retrial

    Janice Dickinson testifies against Bill Cosby in retrial

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    Dickinson, who is now 63, has spoken publicly about her allegations against Cosby in the past, saying that he drugged and raped her when she was 27 years old. "See, here's the deal", she said, leaning forward to address the attorney to the stars. I said, 'What are they? The book's ghostwriter, she said, took "poetic license".
  • Five athletes reported missing at Commonwealth Games

    Five athletes reported missing at Commonwealth Games

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    Weightlifter Olivier Matam and boxers Ndzie Tchoyi and Simplice Fotsala have not been located since they failed to compete on Tuesday, and two other athletes have also disappeared. "We are having a meeting later in the day to understand the whole matter because the weightlifting official told us the two athletes had "gone visiting".
  • Erdogan says Turkey anxious about 'wrestling' of world powers over Syria

    Erdogan says Turkey anxious about 'wrestling' of world powers over Syria

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    The source said that the two leaders agreed to remain in close contact on Syrian issues. The Damascus suburb of Douma Saturday was hit by a suspected chemical attack, which left at least 78 civilians dead, according to the White Helmets. This comes after he spoke with President Trump Wednesday about preventing future attacks in Syria. On January 20, Turkey, together with the Free Syrian Army opposition forces, launched Operation Olive Branch in Afrin.
  • Heavy rain forecast for today

    Heavy rain forecast for today

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    High temperatures ahead of a cold front push the mercury into the 70s and 80s for North and South Central Kansas while temperatures tumbled for Western Kansas. Skies will certainly clear Saturday night with breezy and sharply cooler conditions likely through Sunday morning. Low temperatures will likely be in the upper 30s to low 40s.
  • Rape and Murder of Asifa Justice will be delivered Says Mehbooba Mufti

    Rape and Murder of Asifa Justice will be delivered Says Mehbooba Mufti

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    Mehbooba Mufti as state Home Minister has also dismissed all the cops of Hira Nagar Police Station who have been found accused in the case. "Therefore, keeping in mind the perception and general situation, the two BJP leaders, after holding consultations with the prime minister and other senior leaders of the party, made a decision to submit their resignations", Madhav told reporters .
  • Local events postponed due to severe weather Saturday

    Local events postponed due to severe weather Saturday

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    Just take an umbrella and rain coat, but keep in mind that these will not turn severe. Storms are expected to form during mid-afternoon and start moving east. DAMAGING WIND - MAIN THREAT: High wind up to 60 miles per hour. As of late Thursday , the Storm Prediction Center has Florida with a 15 percent chance of severe weather on Sunday , but that will be updated today .
  • Russian Federation spies Skripals for five years

    Russian Federation spies Skripals for five years

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    The Skripals were found unconscious on March 4 in the southern English city of Salisbury on March 4. In a letter to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, the United Kingdom's national security chief, Sir Mark Sedwill, said the Kremlin set up a program in the 2000s under the code name Foliant that tested the means for delivering chemical warfare agents and to "train personnel from special units in the use of these weapons".
  • Mattis on Military Action Against Syria: This Was a 'Heavy Strike'

    Mattis on Military Action Against Syria: This Was a 'Heavy Strike'

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    The Cabinet agreed "on the need to take action to alleviate humanitarian distress and to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime", and that Prime Minister Theresa May "should continue to work with allies in the United States and France to coordinate an global response", the statement said.
  • More than 40% of Americans don't know what Auschwitz is, survey finds

    More than 40% of Americans don't know what Auschwitz is, survey finds

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    According to the organization's survey, almost one-third of all Americans (31%) and more than 4-in-10 Millennials (41%) believe that two million or fewer Jews were murdered in the Holocaust . When visitors step onto the tracks, the app, using geocaching technology, will pull up videos of Philadelphia residents "who were on those very trains that led to Treblinka", said Eszter Kutas, the remembrance foundation's acting director.
  • Tabloid paid for, spiked, salacious Trump tip

    Tabloid paid for, spiked, salacious Trump tip

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    The story about the Sajudin deal draws parallels with previous reports saying the Enquirer tried to "catch and kill" the story about Trump's alleged liaison with Playboy model Karen McDougal . Basically, all of this sound and fury is over a doorman hearing rumors that Trump fathered a child. Overall, our media appear to be upset that the Enquirer might be guilty of protecting Trump by spiking the story of a baseless rumor that no one can confirm is true.
  • Afghan District Governor Among Several Killed in Taliban Attack

    Afghan District Governor Among Several Killed in Taliban Attack

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    Scores of militants struck the compound in Khwaja Omari district at about 2am, scaling the walls with ladders and overwhelming the government troops inside. Six police also died and 10 intelligence officers were wounded in the attack on the Khwaja Omari district headquarters in the southeastern province of Ghazni, the provincial governor's spokesman Aref Noori told AFP.
  • Amnesty Lauds Progress in Death Penalty Abolition

    Amnesty Lauds Progress in Death Penalty Abolition

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    According to the Amnesty International's Death Sentence and Executions 2017 report , 142 countries worldwide had obliterated death penalty in both law and in practice and 106 countries had also abolished the penalty in law for all crimes.