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Oil Slightly Higher But Continued Oversupply Keeps Pressure on Prices
- June 20, 2017

Oil prices will keep on declining unless the shale oil producers reduce production when they run out of money after they fail to recover the production costs. The oil cartel recently chose to continue their production cuts till the first quarter of 2018. That's a sign that market concerns about a lingering supply glut have extended beyond the short-term into later years. (more...)
Candidates in tight GA race make final bid for votes Candidates in tight GA race make final bid for votes
- June 20, 2017

The two are vying for the seat vacated by Tom Price, who left to become the Trump administration's health secretary. The President rambled so much that he couldn't fit her whole name into the tweet , which speaks volumes about Trump's lack of discipline and inability to organize his thoughts. (more...)
Iranian official denies Saudi claim it arrested Iranian military forces Iranian official denies Saudi claim it arrested Iranian military forces
- June 20, 2017

Iran reported the incident with the other two boats on Saturday, while Saudi Arabia didn't offer their own version of the events until Monday, when they claimed to have chased three boats, and caught one. This is published unedited from the PTI feed . The Foreign Ministry spokesman said the Saudi coast guard's move to shoot and kill an Iranian fisherman was illegal and devoid of any justification. (more...)
Deck collapses at Montana lodge, injuring more than 25 Deck collapses at Montana lodge, injuring more than 25
- June 20, 2017

According to witness Leslie Dillon , around 50 people were gathered on the deck overlooking Flathead Lake following the service when the structure broke and fell. Some victims had serious injuries and had to be airlifted. The Somers fire department says the area experienced another balcony collapse about a year ago during a party at a private residence with 20 people involved. (more...)
Ordeal of United States student in N.Korea, now in coma, 'terrible thing'
- June 20, 2017

United Nations human rights investigator called on North Korea on Friday to explain why an American student was in a coma when he was returned home this week after more than a year in detention there. At the request of the family, Kanter said the hospital won't provide any information on his prognosis, prospects for care or future treatment. Warmbier is in stable a condition at the UC Medical Center, where he was taken after his arrival in OH on Wednesday, after more than 17 months in ... (more...)
Attorneys General sue Trump over hotel payments Attorneys General sue Trump over hotel payments
- June 20, 2017

As if he didn't have enough on his hands, President Donald Trump has new antagonists on another front, this one contending that he is violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution through his continued ownership of the Trump organization. (more...)
Trump confirms he's under investigation for firing former FBI Director James Comey
- June 20, 2017

On Thursday afternoon, Trump sent two tweets attacking his former opponent. Trump advisers and confidants describe the president as increasingly angry over the investigation, yelling at television sets in the White House carrying coverage and insisting he is the target of a conspiracy to discredit - and potentially end - his presidency. (more...)
Bollywood is incomplete without Karan Johar: Saif Ali Khan Bollywood is incomplete without Karan Johar: Saif Ali Khan
- June 20, 2017

Why would she want that for herself? He said that he is a little nervous about her debut and said that she could have chosen have chosen a better profession. In his recent interview with DNA , Saif spoke at length about the same. Ending things on a lighter note, Ranbir said that they are just looking forward to him joining the films soon. (more...)
In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation
- June 20, 2017

Over the weekend, attorney Jay Sekulow appeared on CBS News " Face The Nation " and contradicted that claim. During Comey's June 8 testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where he testified that Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation into former White House aide Michael Flynn, Comey said , "Lordy, I hope there are tapes". (more...)
Dead, missing toll in London fire rises to 79, police say
- June 20, 2017

Two British officials said Sunday that new exterior cladding used in a renovation of Grenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations. They say their complaints were ignored. Firefighters, police, politicians and members of the public gathered beneath the shadow of the tower to observe the minute's silence. (more...)
Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks
- June 20, 2017

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the twin attack on Iran's parliament and the tomb of the country's former supreme religious leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomenei. Iran's intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi said security forces had killed the commander of the operation, which saw five men dressed as women open fire on visitors to the Majlis-e Shoura and the mausoleum. (more...)
State opening of UK Parliament on Jun 21
- June 20, 2017

The source confirmed there was no need for a deal on a so-called "confidence and supply" arrangement to be sealed in order to press ahead with the Speech, and said Mrs May wanted the Government to "get on with its business". This is only the second time the Queen's Speech has been scrapped since 1949. The last time a two-year parliament was announced was in 2010, at the formation of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition. (more...)
Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU
- June 20, 2017

Davis said in a statement Sunday: "Now, the hard work begins". It comes as the chancellor, Philip Hammond, appeared to be at odds with the prime minister as he told BBC's Andrew Marr show yesterday that leaving in 2019 with no deal "would be a very, very bad outcome for Britain ". (more...)
Narendra Modi govt ropes in Amitabh Bachhan to promote GST Narendra Modi govt ropes in Amitabh Bachhan to promote GST
- June 20, 2017

As per the revised return filing timeline decided by the Council, for July, the sale returns will have to be filed by September 5 instead of August 10. The government is hoping that GST will be simpler and easier to administer than all other indirect taxes of the Centre and State levied so far. GST is an initiative to create "one nation, one tax, one market", he says. (more...)
Inmates Dig Tunnel, Bust Out of Bali Prison Inmates Dig Tunnel, Bust Out of Bali Prison
- June 20, 2017

Prison head Tony Nainggolan named the four as Australian Shaun Edward Davidson, Bulgarian Dimitar Nikolov, Indian Sayed Muhammad and Malaysian Tee Kok King. We have also made a report to the police", Mr Pasaribu said. The four men are still at large. "Maybe we should change the law", he said. Said was seen by another inmate at 6:30am, so it's believed they escaped sometime after that. (more...)
Four foreigners tunnel out of Kerokoban Prison Four foreigners tunnel out of Kerokoban Prison
- June 20, 2017

It is believed the four made a dash for it through a tunnel found behind the jail's medical clinic. It travels underneath the prison wall and emerges at a road running along Kerobokan. "It was built for 300 people, there is 1200 there", he said, Nine News reported. It's pretty hard for some of the locals in there, if they don't have any money, you don't eat. (more...)
UK's May Faces Calls to Soften Brexit as Political Limbo Drags On UK's May Faces Calls to Soften Brexit as Political Limbo Drags On
- June 20, 2017

If the announcement of the deal is delayed, then the Queen's speech, which is supposed to happen on Monday, June 19, could also be delayed by at least a week. But pressure was mounting on Mrs May to change course on the type of Brexit Britain should pursue, and consult more widely across rival parties. Asked about Mr Verhofstadt's comments, European Commission spokesman Alexander Winterstein played down suggestions of a change in the UK's status, telling reporters: "The UK is a member ... (more...)
Germany: no punishment for UK, but EU exit good for no one
- June 20, 2017

According to reports from Press Association (PA), a spokesperson for the UK's Department for Exiting the European Union (EU) said the first aim was to move ahead on securing the rights of EU citizens in the United Kingdom and UK citizens living in the EU and "end the anxiety facing four million citizens". (more...)
Trump aides Kushner and Greenblatt to visit Israel, Palestinians this week
- June 20, 2017

Jason Greenblatt , the White House special representative for global negotiations, will arrive in the region Monday, according to the official. The goal of the trip is to push for a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians , according to an unnamed White House official. (more...)
More Bad News For Jared Kushner as Mueller Follows the Money
- June 20, 2017

The White House confirmed on Thursday that Mueller was interviewed - presumably about again running the Federal Bureau of Investigation - the day before he was named as special counsel to investigate Russian meddling in last year's presidential election. (more...)