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Oil prices rally after OPEC meeting

Shorts fell by 15 percent, while longs rose about 9 percent. According to Mills, the deal would likely be extended beyond March 2018, "but the Saudis are increasingly bearing the burden of a deal they can not afford to walk away from". John Kemp at Reuters points out that US distillate stocks fell to just 139 million barrels by the end of last week, which was 25 million barrels below 2016 an... [Full Article...]

OPEC to discuss extending cuts, quotas - UAE minister

OPEC to discuss extending cuts, quotas - UAE minister The UAE exports almost 2.7 million oil barrels daily, according to the minister. During a press conference held on Monday morning in Abu Dhabi, Mazroui said that UAE Vision 2021 aims at putting the UAE among the global states, and this has pushed it to adopt a policy to diversify energy resources in a way that reduces consumption of fuel and natural gas. [Full Article...]

Iran to raise oil output beyond 2.2mn bpd

Iran to raise oil output beyond 2.2mn bpd U.S. President Donald Trump criticized severely the Iran nuclear deal at the United Nations last week, sparking speculation about whether he intends to pull the U.S. "Around 70 percent of Iran's oil reserves are located in offshore reservoirs in the Persian Gulf", Khoshrou told the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Singapore. [Full Article...]

Official sacked after Yoda image appears in Saudi textbook

Official sacked after Yoda image appears in Saudi textbook The error prompted lighthearted banter on social media. Faisal ruled Saudi Arabia for 11 years and is considered a modernizer in the Middle Eastern state. Okaz quoted Harthi as saying he would remain loyal to the kingdom despite his dismissal. The altered photograph was created by Abdullah al-Shehri, a Saudi artist who goes by the name Shaweesh, in 2013. [Full Article...]

Así quedó La Perla de 'Despacito'

Así quedó La Perla de 'Despacito' De hecho, el intérprete de " Despacito " mostró a través de Instagram el efecto del temporal en el pintoresco asentamiento popular. La crisis provocada por el huracán María se agravó ayer en todo Puerto Rico: muchas ciudades se encuentran sin agua potable ni la luz. [Full Article...]

Malaysia disputes Cayetano's ASEAN chair statement on Rohingya

Malaysia disputes Cayetano's ASEAN chair statement on Rohingya This month, Malaysia summoned Myanmar's ambassador to express displeasure over the violence in the state. During British rule, many laborers came to the region from Bangladesh and India. The violence in Rakhine State and the exodus of refugees is the biggest crisis the government of Nobel laureate has faced since it came to power last year as part of a transition away from almost 50 years of h... [Full Article...]

TRF4 aumenta para 30 anos pena de José Dirceu na Lava Jato

TRF4 aumenta para 30 anos pena de José Dirceu na Lava Jato Condenado na primeira instância pelo juiz Sergio Moro, em junho do ano passado, a 20 anos e 10 meses de prisão no processo que envolve a empreiteira Engevix , Dirceu foi sentenciado nesta terça-feira a 30 anos, 9 meses e 10 dias de reclusão. [Full Article...]

Macron vows 'essential cooperation' with Germany after Merkel win

Macron vows 'essential cooperation' with Germany after Merkel win While he isn't seeking to interfere in German domestic politics, it makes more sense to air the ideas before a coalition is formed than after, the official said. "Today isn't the day to say what will work and what won't". Merkel, asked about potential cooperation with Macron, signaled that further euro-area integration is on hold for now as she sets about forming a new government. [Full Article...]

'Lula não recebeu qualquer doação ilegal da Odebrecht', afirma defesa

'Lula não recebeu qualquer doação ilegal da Odebrecht', afirma defesa Além dos recibos, a PF ainda anexou conversas via e-mails entre Odebrecht e executivos tratando justamente sobre os repasses. São quatro os recibos, de R$ 1 milhão cada, entregues pela Odebrecht ao Ministério Público no acordo de leniência. [Full Article...]

Tony Abbott's daughter appears in 'Yes' ad for gay marriage

Tony Abbott's daughter appears in 'Yes' ad for gay marriage In other completely-random-but-still-fascinating Frances Abbott news, she entered her first bodybuilding competition over the weekend! Mr Abbott's sister, Christine Forster , is a high-profile same-sex marriage advocate who has often sparred with her brother on the issue. [Full Article...]

Police Capture Boko Haram Commander In Ondo

Police Capture Boko Haram Commander In Ondo The Boko Haram kingpin was said to have been apprehended at about 2p.m that Sunday. "The Ondo State Command of the Nigeria Police on September 24 at about 2: 00 p.m., arrested a wanted Boko Haram terrorist, Idris Ibrahim Babawo , believed to be number 156 on the wanted Boko Haram terrorists list". [Full Article...]

SC restaurant won't show National Football League games due to anthem protests

SC restaurant won't show National Football League games due to anthem protests This South Carolina business owner noticed and responded. In response to the President's comments, Sunday dozens of players chose to kneel during the national anthem. "Our president is our president, but I don't stand in unity with everything he says", said McCraw. "There are issues in this country that need to be addressed, but disrespecting our flag and our country is not the way to do it"... [Full Article...]

Casal de canibais confessa ter matado cerca 30 pessoas em 18 anos

Casal de canibais confessa ter matado cerca 30 pessoas em 18 anos O caso de canibalismo ocorreu na cidade de Krasnodar, no sudeste da Rússia. Em uma busca na casa do casal, os policiais descobriram sete pacotes congelados com restos de corpos humanos, além de alguns fragmentos de pele. Durante as buscas na casa dos suspeitos, foram encontrados partes de um corpo em uma solução salina e pedaços de carne de origem desconhecida em sua cozinha, indicou o comitê ... [Full Article...]

Homem é morto asfixiado por cobra píton na Inglaterra

Homem é morto asfixiado por cobra píton na Inglaterra Após investigações preliminares, Dan Brandon, de 31 anos, morreu estrangulado. A morte não é tratada como suspeita neste momento. "Elas só matam o que comem". [Full Article...]

Explosão em estação de metro de Londres

Explosão em estação de metro de Londres Há relatos de feridos leves resultantes da fuga da estação, que permanece encerrada. As autoridades britânicas logo explicaram que não há causas para alarme e que o incêndio foi causado pelo sobreaquecimento de um carregador de telemóvel. [Full Article...]

Colossal iceberg that dwarfs Manhattan just broke free in Antarctica

Colossal iceberg that dwarfs Manhattan just broke free in Antarctica To put that in perspective, the now-floating ice is more than four times the size of Manhattan, though it is much smaller than the calving that happened a few months back. Scientists think this unusual behavior is due to warmer ocean waters. Scientists are divided over the reason why such a massive volume of ice broke free from Larsen C. [Full Article...]

U.S. seeks diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis: Mitts

The letter described Trump's comments as an "intolerable insult to the Korean people, a declaration of war against North Korea and grave threats to the global peace". The post United States calls N. Korea nuclear bomb test threat "shocking" appeared first on The Independent Uganda :. "Since the United States declared war on our country, we will have every right to take counter-measures includin... [Full Article...]

Intrusion By Pak's Border Action Team Stopped In Jammu And Kashmir

Intrusion By Pak's Border Action Team Stopped In Jammu And Kashmir The input suggested that the Pakistan Army was planning a strike by its special service group with terrorist groups in areas like Keran, Gurez, Uri, Nowgam and in Kashmir Valley, India Today said. "After few BAT attacks this year, the Army is on high alert". "Terrorists will keep coming because the (terror) camps are operational there (across the LoC)". [Full Article...]

North Korea Nerve Agent Stockpile a 'Huge Concern'

North Korea has responded to Israel's siding with the United States against Pyongyang's nuclear arms program by threatening to destroy the Jewish state. In response to recent tweets by President Trump and bomber patrols by U.S. aircraft, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yoon Ho announced that the United States had essentially declared war on his country, and so the North now has the right to sho... [Full Article...]

Updated Weather Forecast for September 25 to September 27

Updated Weather Forecast for September 25 to September 27 Calm wind becoming southwest around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. After 1 p.m., precipitation chances will gradually diminish. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 miles per hour in the afternoon. There will still be a chance for a few showers as Maria churns off the coast. [Full Article...]


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