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Global Media The US Reaches Milestone in Oil Supply
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US West Texas Intermediate crude fell below $62 a barrel on Wednesday (February 7), putting it on pace for its worst weekly performance since May 2017. China's crude oil imports have also increased because of higher refinery runs and expanding refinery capacity. According to London-based consultancy Energy Aspects, a slump in new production outside the US shale patch in 2019 could help boost Brent above $100/b next year.

Global Media LeBron James, Channing Frye post reactions to Cavaliers trades
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But there has been wide speculation that Thomas , the marquee player the Cavs got in return for Kyrie Irving in a blockbuster trade last summer, isn't a good fit for this team. But Cleveland picks up luxury tax relief with this trade this season. He averaged 14.7 points, but Cleveland went 7-8 in those games. Both Johnson and coach Luke Walton expressed a belief that Thomas and Ball will also work well in tandem.

Author: 0 South Korean President Moon Jae-in's Olympic realpolitik

Some 13,000 troops, as well as 110 artillery pieces, personnel carriers and other vehicles were observed preparing for the occasion, according to an analysis of satellite images by the website 38 North. The US vice president has lambasted the North, announcing in Tokyo on Wednesday that the US would impose its toughest sanctions to date on the regime.

Global Media European Union seeks power to sanction United Kingdom during Brexit transition
Author: 0 European Union seeks power to sanction United Kingdom during Brexit transition

London would fare least badly, with its growth slowing just 1% under single market membership, 2% through a free trade deal and 3.5% if there is no deal. But the Prime Minister insisted she would be "robust" in Brexit talks and dismissed "noises off" from the EU. "As I have said right from the very beginning, we will hear noises off and all sorts of things being said about positions".

Global Media USA airstrike repels attack by Syrian regime-backed troops
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Still, some USA troops had been embedded at the time with Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), whose headquarters in Syria's Deir al-Zor province had been a target of the attack. launched the airstrike in self-defense. This is not the first time the U.S. military has clashed with pro-regime forces in Syria. Up to 30 artillery and tank rounds came within 500 yards of an SDF headquarters.

Global Media Trump calls Federal Bureau of Investigation texts 'bombshells!'
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This text raises additional questions about the type and extent of President Obama's personal involvement in the [ Hillary ] Clinton email scandal and the FBI investigation of it. Strzok and Page did express disdain for the president, however, slamming him as an "idiot" and a "menace". "I know", Page responded. As an investigator in the counterintelligence division, Strzok helped lead that investigation, conducting the interviews with Clinton and several of her aides.

Global Media Significant Winter Storm Heads for the Midwest
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The greatest impacts are expected overnight and throughout Wednesday . "Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve". Weather service forecasters warn of heavy snow , reduced visibility and hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute Friday .

Global Media Patrick Surtain Jr. picks Alabama on national signing day
Author: 0 Patrick Surtain Jr. picks Alabama on national signing day

Without Surtain, LSU now has only one five-star prospect in its class - Parkway High/Bossier City's Terrace Marshall (6-4, 186), who is the No. 3 wide receiver in the nation, No. What's the most competitive thing we do around here? "And that's the way it is". That still correlates with recruiting well enough to win a national championship, which is the standard in Tuscaloosa .

Global Media Trump breaks his silence on stock market decline
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The stock market has risen markedly since the end of the financial crisis in 2009, though it has picked up precipitously since Trump was elected in November 2016. Pence's sentiment was similar to a statement from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday. Referencing the three-day shutdown that occurred last month, Sanders added: "It's a fight we won last time and it's one we're very confident we'll win again".

Global Media B-52 Bomber Drops Record Number of Bombs on Taliban Base
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CENTCOM on Tuesday announced it has launched a new air attack in northern Afghanistan against the Taliban. The larger payloads are not the only things the Taliban have to worry about. A leading United States military commander says the latest airstrikes are "just one part of the effort in Afghanistan, but it's a very intimidating one" against the Taliban.

Global Media Maldives' Opposition Wants Indian Troops on Ground to Diffuse Political Crisis
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The country has been under turmoil since the Supreme Court ordered on February 1 to release political prisoners. It said that the Indian government was carefully monitoring the situation in Maldives . A statement on Yameen's website said his administration welcomed the Supreme Court's U-turn on the release of the political prisoners. Q: What is the political crisis about? They have been arrested along with former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom amid a state of emergency ...

Global Media Cornell frat punished for
Author: 0 Cornell frat punished for "pig roast" sex contest

The investigation concluded in January of this year and revealed that new members of ZBT "could accumulate "points" by engaging in sexual intercourse with women", reads a report released by the school. The fraternity will conduct a full membership review, both internally and externally, in partnership with its International Headquarters, according to the statement.

Global Media Lebanon intensifies protests against Israeli border wall
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Lebanese leaders have said Israel's actions are threatening the stability of the border region . "The council's meeting was dedicated to discussing the issue of the so-called cement wall off the southern border and within Lebanese territory, " said a statement by the secretary general of the council Saadallah al-Hamad.

Author: 0 Senate leaders announce 2-year budget deal

The deal had eluded negotiators for months, as it became intertwined with delicate negotiations on other matters, particularly the contentious issue of immigration . But Nancy Pelosi , the House of Representatives' Democratic leader, said she would not support such a deal, aimed at lifting some limits on government spending for two years, unless Republican Speaker Paul Ryan promised to advance legislation on immigration.

Global Media Pelosi Protests Stalled Immigration Talks With Marathon House Speech
Author: 0 Pelosi Protests Stalled Immigration Talks With Marathon House Speech

House Minority Leader said Wednesday she will oppose unless she gets a commitment that House Speaker will allow an open debate on immigration legislation. "It is attractive to ask Mary to intercede today, not only for the Dreamers, but for their parents too", he said, urging everyone to pray for House Speaker Paul Ryan , R-Wisconsin, who also is Catholic.

Global Media German parties negotiate grand coalition
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A deal will require approval in a ballot of the Social Democrats' members, many of whom are skeptical about renewing the alliance that has governed Germany since 2013 after a disastrous election result in September. News of a deal will bring some relief to investors and partner countries, who had been concerned by Merkel's failure to cobble together a government for more than four months at a time when Europe is facing multiple challenges - including the need for euro zone reform and ...

Global Media Aftershocks rattle Taiwan as earthquake toll rises to 10; 58 still missing
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Scores of aftershocks hampered rescue efforts this morning as emergency personnel combed through collapsed buildings in search of survivors after a powerful quake killed at least 10 people near Taiwan's popular tourist city of Hualien . Aside from the four toppled buildings, however, he said he had not heard of much significant damage, except for the odd wall falling over. Chen Deming, president of China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait, said the mainland was willing ...

Global Media White House briefing February 7, 2018
Author: 0 White House briefing February 7, 2018

The president's reference was to a parade he saw past year with French President Emmanuel Macron on Bastille Day. "For the record: France's Bastille Day military parade is an old tradition, going back to 1880". "He has asked the Department of Defence to explore a celebration in which all Americans can show their appreciation". According to a White House official, the plan is still in "brainstorming" stages.

Global Media Journalist who exposed Joyce's affair speaks out
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The staunchly conservative Joyce - who has campaigned in support of traditional marriage values and has four daughters with his "devastated" wife of 24 years Natalie - insisted his private life should not be discussed in the public arena. After winning the by-election Mr Joyce told federal parliament his marriage was over. "We know that the best protection for those girls is that they get themselves into a secure relationship with a loving husband, and I want that to happen for them", he said.

Global Media Julian Assange arrest warrant still valid, judge rules
Author: 0 Julian Assange arrest warrant still valid, judge rules

Assange, 46, absconded in 2012 to enter the Ecuadorian embassy, to avoid extradition to Sweden over allegations of sexual assault and rape. In 2016, a United Nations panel called on Swedish and British authorities to end Assange's "deprivation of liberty".

Global Media Consumer Financial Protection Bureau pulls back investigation into Equifax breach
Author: 0 Consumer Financial Protection Bureau pulls back investigation into Equifax breach

Equifax said previously that an online vulnerability had been exploited causing the company to lose control of personal information concerning roughly 145 million customers, including their names, Social Security numbers and birth dates. Bank regulators at the Federal Reserve, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency have offered to help with on-site exams of credit bureaus, but those offers have reportedly been declined by the CFPB.

Global Media AccuWeather sends false NWS tsunami warning alert in NY
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The tweet was sent out to all East Coast residents, warning them to brace themselves for the impending tidal waves. When the tsunami test is conducted, it should not go out as an outlook, watch, warning or advisory. The alert popped up as a phone notification for many mainly on the East Coast through weather apps like Accuweather. "... No tsunami threat along the East Coast ..." The mishap occurred when an independent company reported this morning's test as a legitimate tsunami warning.