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Weekly US Crude Oil Production Fell for the 1st Time since October

Weekly US Crude Oil Production Fell for the 1st Time since October

U.S. crude oil production declined by 35,000 bpd (barrels per day) or 0.4% to 9,754,000 bpd from December 15 to 22, 2017, per the EIA. "The tug-of-war between OPEC and the US will continue to pressu...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook's earnings up 74% to $102m

Apple CEO Tim Cook's earnings up 74% to $102m

A filing with securities regulators this week said the board determined that its CEO must use private aircraft for "all business and personal travel". Cook's role as CEO. During 2017 Tim Cook's ...

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SoftBank buys Uber shares at 30pc discount as investors cash out

SoftBank buys Uber shares at 30pc discount as investors cash out

Uber said in September it was shutting down the auto-leasing business, which had run up huge losses. SoftBank itself will keep a 15 per cent stake, while the rest of the consortium will own approxim...

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Shoppers flock to local stores for day after Christmas deals

Shoppers flock to local stores for day after Christmas deals

For others like the Hurtz family, the "day-after-Christmas" shopping spree is all part of the holiday traditions. "Some retailers are calling the week after Christmas the 13th month as people are fi...

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Thomas Fire Is California's Biggest In Recorded History At 273000 Acres

Thomas Fire Is California's Biggest In Recorded History At 273000 Acres

Earlier this week 300 Oregon firefighters deployed to California through the Oregon Office of the State Fire Marshal came home and were demobilized. Above: The perimeter of the 427-square-mile fire ...

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Bus plunges off bridge in India; deaths reported

Bus plunges off bridge in India; deaths reported

The bus had picked up passengers from the Sawai Madhopur railroad station. The police immediately rushed to the spot and carried out the rescue work. The speeding bus was trying to overtake another ...

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Is a good place for a white Christmas

Is a good place for a white Christmas

There is a 30 percent chance of nighttime snow showers. Days of cold are expected to follow Christmas, with temperatures expected to be in the 20s on Tuesday and Wednesday and the high teens on Thur...

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Elon Musk shows off the Tesla Roadster he's prepping for space

Elon Musk shows off the Tesla Roadster he's prepping for space

The photos were posted just hours after a picture leaked on Reddit that showed a grainy view of the vehicle being readied for its final ride. Musk, who is also the CEO of Tesla, first announced ...

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Ryanair writes to IMPACT setting out details of union recognition

Ryanair writes to IMPACT setting out details of union recognition

Reeves said: "These allegations of hours of unpaid work, of charges for uniforms, of fees being incurred to leave, suggest a company falling well short of its duty to the staff who help their planes g...

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Busiest week for USPS with holiday mailing, shipping and delivery

Miss Tuesday's deadline? There are still options. One person was outraged that a parcel was left under their vehicle, another had a parcel left with a neighbour without permission, who opened it and...

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Ola buys Foodpanda India to get into food deliveries

Ola buys Foodpanda India to get into food deliveries

The development, which came as a surprise to many analysts, is a strategic move by Ola to compete with arch-rival Uber's food ordering and delivery business Uber Eats, which the US-based multinati...

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China's Nio Competes with Tesla's Model X

China's Nio Competes with Tesla's Model X

Or probably, because the whole market is growing, they will still maintain growth in sales. "It's hard to say", Li said. " Tesla is a company founded in the era of the internet while NIO was born i...

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SpaceX capsule back at space station with pre-Christmas haul

SpaceX capsule back at space station with pre-Christmas haul

A used SpaceX Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station for the second time Sunday (Dec. 17) delivering more than 2 tons of NASA supplies just in time for Christmas. It was dama...

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Gas prices drop 4 cents to $2.52 a gallon in Rhode Island

Gas prices drop 4 cents to $2.52 a gallon in Rhode Island

By Christmas, prices in Florida should be on par with what they were a year ago - $2.32 - if they continue falling at a rate of about a penny a day, Jenkins said. "However, the strong supply of gasoli...

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Union 'not in a position' to cancel strike by Ryanair pilots

Union 'not in a position' to cancel strike by Ryanair pilots

The union had warned industrial action would go ahead unless company management arranged to meet before Wednesday - the day of the planned strike. Ryanair pilots in Portugal decided on Sunday to...

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Google X ready to set up development centre in Visakhapatnam

Google X ready to set up development centre in Visakhapatnam

Instead, the Google parent company says small FSOC boxes will be installed on elevated structures such as poles or roofs and rely on direct line-of-sight in order to transmit data up to 19km in a ...

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Japan imposes economic sanctions on North Korea

Japan imposes economic sanctions on North Korea

The UN Security Council has imposed three rounds of sanctions over the past year against North Korea over its increasingly powerful missile and nuclear tests. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga ...

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More Than 1000 Retailers Are Offering Free Shipping This Friday

More Than 1000 Retailers Are Offering Free Shipping This Friday

So what are the best Free Shipping Day deals? Some of the retailers offering free shipping are " Macy's ", " Target ", " Toys R Us " and " Walmart " but smaller merchants are also included. The ...

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Syria war: USA says flares fired at Russian jets

Syria war: USA says flares fired at Russian jets

This comes just days after a report that a F-22 had almost shot down a Su-35 over the Euphrates River in the same area, which the Su-35 was protecting bombers engaged in anti-ISIS runs. US aircraft ...

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Cold day with a little bit of sun!

Cold day with a little bit of sun!

Any snow we get would likely stick, with temperatures falling back toward lows in the mid-20s to near 30. Highs will top out near freezing with mostly cloudy skies. Highs each day will be in the upper...

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Westfield Corp. Acquired for $16 Billion

Westfield Corp. Acquired for $16 Billion

Westfield shareholders will receive a combination of cash and stocks in the combined entity. Unibail CEO Christophe Cuvillier said: "It adds new attractive retail markets in London and the wealthies...

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OnePlus 5T doesn't support HD streaming on Netflix and Prime Video

OnePlus 5T doesn't support HD streaming on Netflix and Prime Video

A OnePlus spokesperson has told the news outlet that a fix that'll turn on Widevine Level 1 and thus allow HD streaming is on the way, but they didn't explain why it wasn't included to begin with,...

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Light snow through Saturday afternoon

Light snow through Saturday afternoon

Emergency management officials planned to open warming centers in Baltimore, Pasadena, Odenton and Edgewater Saturday night through Sunday morning. Accumulations of five to seven inches are expect...

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Australia Legalises Same-Sex Marriage in Historic Parliamentary Vote

Australia Legalises Same-Sex Marriage in Historic Parliamentary Vote

In a historic move, the same-sex marriage bill was passed through the House of Representatives . "What a day for love, for equality, for respect!" The only potential obstacle to the law passing o...

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Shares of Dialog Plummet After Warning That Apple Might Make Chips

Shares of Dialog Plummet After Warning That Apple Might Make Chips

The chip company, which is based in Reading and listed in Frankfurt, designs components that help prolong the iPhone's battery. Dialog said it had no information to suggest Apple was getting ready t...

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