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Oil Back in Bull Market as Kurdish Vote Amplifies Supply Risk

Oil Back in Bull Market as Kurdish Vote Amplifies Supply Risk NPDC is a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Over 8 months that the agreement is operating, the surplus of global oil reserves decreased by 168 million barrels and now stocks exceed the five-year standard by only 170 million barrels., according to Novak. [Full Article...]

Saudi Arabia Agrees to Let Women Drive

Saudi Arabia Agrees to Let Women Drive This follows many years of work by activists in Saudi Arabia to draw worldwide attention to the restrictions , including driving despite the ban as an act of civil disobedience. Saudi women remain largely under the whim of male relatives due to guardianship laws. In 2015, women were elected to municipal councils for the first time . [Full Article...]

President Trump Signs New Executive Order Prioritizing Education Funding For Science Programs

President Trump Signs New Executive Order Prioritizing Education Funding For Science Programs According to the presidential memorandum , minorities and students in rural communities are more disadvantaged, with nationwide only 34 percent of African American students and 30 percent of rural high school students having access to a computer science classes. [Full Article...]

Mexico earthquake death toll reaches 293

Mexico earthquake death toll reaches 293 Civil Defense chief Luis Felipe Puente reported Sunday on Twitter that 181 people died in Mexico City . More than 44,000 public schools in six states were due to reopen on Monday, but only 103 of the 4,000 public schools in Mexico City would open so as not to impede rescue and relief efforts. [Full Article...]

How much money can each team offer Dwyane Wade?

How much money can each team offer Dwyane Wade? The Cavs are the favourite to land Wade , who would reunite with LeBron James and create a formidable backcourt with Isaiah Thomas and Derrick Rose in Cleveland . Wade went on to specifically target his young teammates' effort. The Lakers seem like the long shot of this bunch while the Spurs or Heat may intrigue Wade some more. [Full Article...]

Iran unveils new long-range ballistic missile

Iran unveils new long-range ballistic missile Following yesterday's meeting between US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Washington analysts believe that the White House has made a decision to refrain from any "obsessive engagement" in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, both because it recognizes that the conflict is now as far from a solution as it was during the term of ex-President Barack Obama and because the ... [Full Article...]

In Defiance to US, Iran Unveils New Missile During Parade

In Defiance to US, Iran Unveils New Missile During Parade Iran, which fought a war with neighboring Iraq in the 1980s, sees missiles as a legitimate and vital part of its defense - particularly as regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Israel import huge amounts of military hardware from the West. Iran said on Saturday, September 22, 2017, that it successfully tested a new missile, with a 1,250-mile range, which is capable of reaching Israel and United States ... [Full Article...]

Nuclear weapons won't bring security for North Korea: Tillerson

Nuclear weapons won't bring security for North Korea: Tillerson Asked about rumors about her own political ambitions, Haley insisted she isn't maneuvering for the next rung in the ladder. "There's going to be chatter about things", she said at a press briefing when asked about speculation on her future. [Full Article...]

United Nations speech a new low for Trump, US

United Nations speech a new low for Trump, US Last month, Mr. Trump signed a bill imposing penalties on those involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them. Macron, a centrist who embraced internationalism during his campaign, vowed to press ahead with the Paris accord to combat global warming, although the USA has said it's withdrawing from the agreement. [Full Article...]

Target Raising Minimum Wage To $15 Per Hour By 2020

Target Raising Minimum Wage To $15 Per Hour By 2020 I'm thrilled that Target is seizing the opportunity of Minneapolis' $15 minimum wage to raise the wages of their team members across the country to $15 by 2020. Target seemed to be making a point of getting ahead of the retail pack with its wage-boosting announcement. The CEO said Target factored the total unspecified wage increases into its sales and earnings outlooks. [Full Article...]

U.S. forces assist Syrian opposition force in crossing IS positions

U.S. forces assist Syrian opposition force in crossing IS positions ISIS has controlled the Conoco gas field since 2014. The U.S. military has claimed repeatedly that its only interest in eastern Syria is the defeat and destruction of ISIS. Earlier this week, Syrian troops crossed into parts of east bank but have concentrated their operations mostly on the west. Deir el-Zour province, on Syria's eastern border with Iraq, is rich with oil and gas fields t... [Full Article...]

3.4 magnitude earthquake probably caused by explosion hits North Korea

3.4 magnitude earthquake probably caused by explosion hits North Korea According to media reports, the quake is believed to have been caused by a suspected explosion at same location where previous tests have been conducted in Bu North Korea . Thursday, President Trump issued a new Executive Order imposing increased sanctions on North Korea to target various trade networks and financial institutions. [Full Article...]

China says N.Korean quake 'suspected explosion', S.Korea says likely natural

China says N.Korean quake 'suspected explosion', S.Korea says likely natural On Friday, China's ruling Communist Party media outlets came under North Korea criticism. A South Korean expert said the quake could have been caused by geological stress created from the recent nuclear explosion. Trump has been pushing China to use its deep economic ties with North Korea to pressure Kim Jong Un's regime to back down from developing nuclear weapons. [Full Article...]

Police Identify Gunman In Deadly Nashville Church Shooting

Police Identify Gunman In Deadly Nashville Church Shooting Love said he raced over to the church, but the gunman had already shot himself. A church usher - later identified by police as 22-year-old Robert Engle - witnessed the shooting inside the church and "ran up and confronted" the gunman, Aaron said. [Full Article...]

What Michiganders need to know about Graham-Cassidy health-care bill

What Michiganders need to know about Graham-Cassidy health-care bill All Democrats oppose the measure, so "no" votes from three of the 52 GOP senators would kill the party's effort to deliver on its perennial promise to repeal "Obamacare". "It's very difficult" to envision a scenario where she would vote for the latest Obamacare repeal bill, Collins told CNN's Jake Tapper on State of The Union . [Full Article...]

NKorea bomb test would draw tough response

NKorea bomb test would draw tough response It wasn't the first time the Trump administration had noted that it's not just the North Korean leadership at risk in this escalating war of words, but the conflict also risks "the destruction of its people", as Defense Secretary Jim Mattis put it in August . [Full Article...]

China's central bank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea

China's central bank tells banks to stop doing business with North Korea After the last test, which North Korea said was a hydrogen bomb , initial reports from the USGS put the tremor at magnitude 5.6 with a depth of 10km but this was later upgraded to magnitude 6.3 at 0km. "Two #Seismic Events! 0829UTC & much smaller @ 0443UTC unlikely Man-made!" On Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions that open the door wider to blacklisting people... [Full Article...]

China imposes limit on oil supply to North Korea

Famous for using bombastic, derogatory and often-awkward English slams against enemies, North Korean state media sent people scrambling for dictionaries Friday with a dispatch that quotes leader Kim Jong Un calling President Donald Trump "the mentally deranged US dotard". [Full Article...]

Security Remains 'Top Priority' for PyeongChang 2018 amid French Boycott Talks

Security Remains 'Top Priority' for PyeongChang 2018 amid French Boycott Talks The Games are scheduled to take place from February 9-25 in Pyeongchang, less than 100 kilometres away from the border with North Korea . "Safety and security is one of the most important aspects of Games preparations", PyeongChang's organizing committee said in a statement . [Full Article...]

Kashmir Conflict Should be Resolved Bilaterally by India and Pakistan: China

Kashmir Conflict Should be Resolved Bilaterally by India and Pakistan: China Further, urging for a just, peaceful and expeditious resolution of the dispute over Kashmir, Prime Minister Abbasi called on the Security Council secure the implementation of its own resolution on the region. President Trump also has warned that Washington will not remain silent if Islamabad does not move against the alleged terrorist sanctuaries. Pakistan has suffered $120 billion worth o... [Full Article...]


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