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Oil Price Rises To $57 …As OPEC Plans Output Cuts

Brent crude futures rose to 56.20 dollars a barrel by 12:19 p.m. EDT (1619 GMT), while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude futures gained 91 cents, or 1.8 per cent to 50.39 dollars. It also cut production during recessions. Members of a committee monitoring an agreement to cut the equivalent of about 2 percent of world's oil demand out of the market met Friday in Vienna to discuss the impact. Read More »

Jyotiraditya Scindia to be Congress CM candidate in MP?


Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath on Wednesday dropped enough hints to suggest that since Guna MP Jyotiraditya Scindia was most likely to be the Congress' chief ministerial candidate in Madhya Pradesh's 2018 Assembly polls, he would be withdrawing from the race for party leadership in the state. Read More »

PM Prayut says fugitive Yingluck is in Dubai


Yingluck, who was active on social media, has not commented publicly since disappearing from public view last month. Female police officers stand guard outside the Supreme Court in Bangkok , Wednesday, Sept. Citing the same source of information, junta No. 2 Prawit Wongsuwan told reporters on the same day Yingluck is in the United Arab Emirates. The court rescheduled the verdict reading to Wednesday. Read More »

How Analysts Rated HSS Hire Group PLC (LON:HSS) Last Week?


The CCI may be used to spot if a stock is entering overbought (+100) and oversold (-100) territory. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with "Equal Weight" on Thursday, February 25. JP Morgan maintained Marston's PLC (LON:MARS) on Thursday, July 23 with "Neutral" rating. The legal version of this article can be read at Read More »

Former Sen. Harkin testifies in Menendez trial


At the time, Harkin was the chair of the Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor and Pensions, which oversees the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. "Harkin coming on board", Walls added. Wells, the former office director of the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement, said Brownfield met with Menendez on May 16, 2012 to discuss port security and other issues. Read More »

North Korea boosts defences after flight by United States bombers


North Korea, which has remained technically at war with the United States since the 1950-53 Korean War ended in a truce and not a peace treaty, has been working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles capable of hitting the USA mainland and conducted its sixth and largest nuclear test this month. Read More »

Emmanuel Macron says Britain could be part of reformed European Union after Brexit


French President Emmanuel Macron has welcomed Angela Merkel´s election victory but he may have difficulties selling his European reform agenda to whatever coalition she manages to cobble together. Macron used the Sorbonne speech to argue the case for institutional changes, initiatives to promote the European Union, and new ventures in the technology , defence and energy sectors. Read More »

Impeach Donald Trump Now, New Billboard Tells California Drivers, Congress


While congressional Democrats uniformly oppose Trump, party leaders have pushed back on early impeachment calls. During a rally in Alabama last week, Trump asked his audience: "Wouldn't you love to see one of these National Football League owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, out, he's fired". Read More »

Blue Jays rough up Sale, Red Sox


Fifty-eight of his 111 career homers for Toronto have given the Jays a lead and seven others have tied a game. The over/under total for the game has been listed at 8 runs. If this was a play-off tune up for Boston's best pitcher he was uncharacteristically out of tune. The Boston Red Sox's left-handed ace became the first pitcher in major-league history to record 1,500 strikeouts in fewer than 1,300 career innings pitched. Read More »

Trump Pitches 'Once-in-a-Generation' Tax Reform Plan


The perk - first enacted with the income tax in 1913 - is most heavily used in coastal, bluer states that include New York, California, New Jersey and CT. And some of Collins' Republican colleagues have been on the offensive about keeping the deductions that many of their constituents use. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Read More »

Most US voters think Trump not fit to be president


In the most recent survey, 50 percent of registered voters - up 10 points from July - rated North Korea as the top threat to USA national security, followed by 18 percent who said the same about the self-proclaimed Islamic State terror group, 14 percent who picked Russian Federation, 6 percent who said China and 2 percent who chose Iran. Read More »

'Health Guru' Faker Belle Gibson Fined $410000 For Lying About Cancer Cure


Justice Debbie Mortimer also chose not to order Gibson to place an apology in the form of an A4-size ad in the Herald Sun and The Australian , a move sought by Consumer Affairs Victoria in its legal action against her. Consumer Affairs Victoria , the state's consumer watchdog, launched legal action against her in May past year, saying that people should receive only "verified information" regarding serious matters of health. Read More »

Maria prompts evacuation of North Carolina island


The Federal Highway Administration is helping Puerto Rico with damage assessments so that emergency relief money can help restore roads throughout the island. Monday in advance of Hurricane Maria. It will be weakening into a tropical storm around that same time frame. Dare County includes much of the Outer Banks, as well as some inland areas along Pamlico Sound. Read More »

2 students arrested after gun fired at Collinsville school bus stop


The high school and nearby elementary schools were ordered to shelter in place during the investigation. Police said the student fired the gun at around 8:15 Wednesday morning at a bus stop in unincorporated Collinsville, Illinois. Chittim said she believes this was an isolated incident. This is the second time this month a loaded gun has been found at an Anne Arundel County school. Read More »

More help needed in Puerto Rico

The supplies will be given to the Alaska Air National Guard, which will fly them directly to Puerto Rico next week. Multiple attempts have been underway in recent days for members of both parties to travel to Puerto Rico aboard military aircraft. Read More »

North Korea: Trump's statement a 'declaration of war'


Both governments have said that "all options" are on the table in dealing with the tensions. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, visiting India, stressed that Washington wants a diplomatic solution to the North Korean nuclear crisis. It's also possible that the North is trying to fan concerns about a potential military clash in the region now so that it can win room to save face later when it tries to de-escalate, he said. Read More »

Sununu announces effort to send goods to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico


There were signs of generosity Tuesday inside Mana Wynwood, where hundreds of boxes were filled to the brim with goods eventually headed for Puerto Rico. "I just saw that they were collecting donations". Rodriguez said the donations keep coming. Rodriguez is waiting for word about that option, but said she also heard from a transport company in NY that is willing to ship palettes for $110 per palette, among other offers - some of which were not feasible due to timing. Read More »

One fatality confirmed following rockslide near El Capitan in Yosemite


Speaking to the Associated Press, Ranger Scott Gediman estimated that 30 or more climbers were on the wall at the time. Park Rangers are working on transporting the injured person outside the park in order to receive medical treatment. Yosemite remains open, and visitor services are not affected, Gediman said. Officials are using a helicopter to search the area but have confirmed that one person was killed. Read More »

Sen. Cochran to Trump, constituents: 'I'm not hospitalized'


Democrats strongly oppose repealing and replacing Obama's signature domestic policy achievement. "I am. going to meet with Democrats and I will see if I can get a healthcare plan that's even better", he said. That was President Donald Trump's view of where things stand Wednesday on Capitol Hill. Trump said he was working on a measure to do that. Trump also said Wednesday that he plans to sign an executive order that would let consumers buy health insurance across state lines. Read More »

California moves presidential primary from June to March


The new schedule will go into effect in 2019, setting California up to be one of the first states in the nation to cast ballots in the 2020 race. The bill's principal co-author, Assembly Speaker pro Tem Kevin Mullin, said the change will give Californians "a more powerful voice" in the Presidential primaries. Read More »

Macklemore Responds To NRL Grand Final Controversy: "I'm Going To Love"


Former PM Tony Abbott has now added his voice to the chorus against the choice of song, supporting LGBTQ rights, planned for pre-match entertainment. "We have seen political correctness run riot on a whole host of issues, but this is the first time that the Australian public have been asked to cast their verdict on all of these developments", he said. Read More »

U.S. slaps sanctions on North Korean banks, executives


The sanctions rely on an executive order Trump signed last week to target North Korea's access to the worldwide banking system. "The White House on Monday rejected the notion that the USA had declared war and ripped Pyongyang's talk of shooting down American planes". Read More »

North Korea says Trump tweet a declaration of war

President Donald Trump told reporters on Tuesday that the USA is prepared to use "devastating" military force against North Korea, though it's not a preferred option. South Korea's 2016 Defense White Paper said Pyongyang also has a stockpile of between 2,500 tons to 5,000 tons of chemical weapons, and is capable of producing biological agents such as anthrax and smallpox. Read More »

Macron stresses French-German partnership


Following Tuesday's speech, Juncker, head of the European Commission, the EU's executive arm, praised Macron, saying the bloc required "courage" to move ahead. He repeated the proposal to organize democratic conventions in member states to start a transparent debate about the priorities of the European Union. Read More »

Evacuations Underway On NC's Outer Banks


Maria was briefly downgraded to a tropical storm on Tuesday, before restrengthening into a Category One hurricane earlier today (Wednesday September 27). In the Outer Banks, coastal wind gusts could be as high as 60 miles per hour. The National Hurricane Center issued a tropical storm warning from Cape Lookout to Duck on the Outer Banks. Read More »

Suspect Shot In Emeryville Interstate 80 Police Standoff


The California Highway Patrol laid down a spike strip around University Avenue, and the suspect's vehicle struck a concrete barrier and came to a stop near Powell Street in Emeryville, where officers surrounded the vehicle, the CHP said. The vehicle collided into a concrete barrier on the right shoulder then crashed into the center median and came to a halt as a result of the spikes near the Powell Street exit in Emeryville. Read More »

Manchester City fear Benjamin Mendy's injury could be worse than initially thought


Ilkay Gundogan called for his Manchester City team-mates to rally around Benjamin Mendy after the France left-back's flying start with the Premier League leaders was curtailed by injury. Ederson denied another Brazilian, Marlos, by palming a curling effort around the post. But Guardiola's half-time talk clearly stoked City into life as soon after the resumption De Bruyne took a David Silva pass and gave Pyatov no chance from just outside the box. Read More »

Weakening hurricane Maria could still take Northern Ireland by storm

Lee still could become a major hurricane later today before weakening commences on Thursday. As hurricanes move away from warm tropical waters they lose strength rapidly and Lee is expected to be quickly downgraded. "The potential storm, if it hit the United Kingdom directly, would bring severe gales and heavy rain sometime towards the end of..." How do I track Hurricane Lee? Plus, you can get the First Alert forecast every 10 minutes on Channel 27.3 Weather NOW. Read More »

French govt official: Senate elections 'failure' for Macron


To fund investment and protect against economic shocks, "we need a stronger budget at the heart of Europe , at the heart of the eurozone". "The Europe we know is too weak, too slow, too inefficient, but only Europe gives us the capacity to act on the world stage in the face of the big, contemporary challenges". Read More »

Russia Destroys Chemical Weapons, and Faults US for Not Doing So


The work took place at the Kizner facility in the Urals, one of seven facilities built in Russian Federation to destroy chemical weapons in an effort that has spanned two decades and cost billions of dollars. Putin also used the speech to needle Washington, saying the United States was not adhering to its global duties in full. Contrary to Putin's comments, however, US stockpiles of chemical arms created between World War I and 1968 have been nearly entirely destroyed. Read More »

Trafford Macmillan Wellbeing Centre hosts the World's Biggest Coffee Morning


It just goes to show that every slice of cake and cup of coffee can add up to make a real difference. Past year thousands of people across the United Kingdom took part in a coffee morning event, raising around £29.5m for Macmillan. IT'S a chance to share some cake and a cuppa all in a good cause - and we want you to share with us what you are doing. Across the city businesses, groups, churches, friends and family will be taking part in the World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan ... Read More »