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Oil prices back in the $40s, sink to 5-month low

Late last year, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), together with other key producers such as Russian Federation and Oman, announced that they would cut oil output for the fi...

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1 in 5 voters approve of House Republicans' revised health care plan

Changes were made, and the revised bill, with a push from Trump, received 217-213 approval. While the Republicans also have a majority in the Senate, many on that side of the debate have expressed res...

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Game 7 on Monday

The NBA released its Last Two Minute Report for Game 6 of Celtics-Wizards. The backcourt mates combined for 23 of Washington's 26 points in the back-and-forth fourth quarter. But Washington co...

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Putin Discusses Crisis on Korean Peninsula With New S Korea's President

Some of those goals would collide with those of the Trump administration, which is seeking to place more economic sanctions on North Korea to pressure Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons. In his ...

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North Korea launches ballistic missile, S. Korea says

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who was inaugurated on Wednesday, slammed the test as a "reckless provocation" after holding an emergency meeting with national security advisors. The regime ha...

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Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

But that's not double. Currently, individuals can deduct $6,350 and married couples can claim $12,700 from their taxable income. Andrew Kahn, a shareholder at Concannon Miller & Co., Hanover Townshi...

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Mnuchin: US partners more comfortable with Trump on trade

Mnuchin. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was in attendance and confirmed that cybersecurity would continue to be a main talking point for the world's seven most advanced economies. Attention also ...

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Tillerson to answer climate questions at Arctic Council

The assent to the Arctic Council's declaration comes as the Trump administration has a delegation in Germany to attend United Nations climate talks, a follow-up to the Paris agreement focused on imp...

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Consumer prices rebound 0.2% in April

Consumer prices rebound 0.2% in April

Excluding the tobacco tax effect, the overall CPI index would have been up 0.1 percent in April instead of 0.2 percent, according to Steve Reed, an economist at the Labor Department. Core prices ros...

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Tunnel collapse renews safety concerns about nuclear sites

Tunnel collapse renews safety concerns about nuclear sites

The Energy Department says no one was injured in Tuesday's incident and no radioactive material escaped. On Wednesday, Yakama Nation Tribal Council Chairman JoDe Goudy issued a statement of continue...

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G7 finance chiefs warn United States not to upset global growth

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said his meetings with world finance leaders have helped ease their concerns that the United States is moving to hard-edged protectionist trade policies. The G7 count...

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Oil Prices Near Five-Month Low, Moving Further Below $50

Prices are still more than 50 percent below their peak in 2014, when surging shale output triggered crude's biggest collapse in a generation and left rival producers such as Saudi Arabia scrambling to...

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Oil rises as countries join OPEC cuts

Aramco had previously been maintaining supplies to its important Asian customers. Now, OPEC and its allies are looking forward to prolong their agreement, which includes three largest producers Russ...

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BoE Leaves Its Bank Rate At 0.25%, Maintains Bond Purchases At £435B

BoE Leaves Its Bank Rate At 0.25%, Maintains Bond Purchases At £435B

It said consumers were being squeezed between sluggish income growth and rising inflation, and that could be seen in weak retail sales and a sharp fall in new vehicle registrations in April. "Attempti...

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OPEC Raises 2017 Estimate for Supply Growth From Rivals by 64%

Crude inventories USOILC=ECI fell 5.2 million barrels in the week to May 5, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said, compared with expectations for a decrease of 1.8 million barrels. In the U....

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Bank of England's Carney likely to stress virtue of patience

The small downgrade comes after a first quarter in which slower consumption put a brake on growth, with a weak 0.3 per cent quarterly expansion that surprised many economists. "There's a lot resting o...

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Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer impression hits the streets of NYC

McCarthy came on as both a figurative and literal comedic hurricane in February when she first introduced her gum-chewing, Super Soaker wielding, run-you-down-with-a-lectern White House Press Secretar...

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North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to assassinate Kim Jong

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to assassinate Kim Jong

The North Korean government said it had recently uncovered a "hideous terrorists' group" that the South Koreans and the Central Intelligence Agency had sent into the country on a secret mission to kil...

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165 institutional investors are raising stakes in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG)

165 institutional investors are raising stakes in NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG)

The company presently has an average rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $20.50. The stock of NRG Yield, Inc. Class C from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Wedn...

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Detention of fourth U.S. citizen by N. Korea 'concerning': White House

The arrest on Saturday of Kim Hak-song raises the number of USA citizens now held in North Korea to four. According to Kim Mi-ok, Kim Hak-song had been teaching agricultural techniques at Pyongyang ...

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