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Oil Trades Near $42 as Investors Seen Covering Bearish Bets

The last time oil settled below the US$40 threshold was on April 18, when it was US$39.78. The fall in prices that morning represent a 20% fal...

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Flash flood kills 2, devastates Maryland city's historic downtown

The bodies of two people, a man and a woman, were found in the aftermath, one in the river, officials said. In a video uploaded to Facebook ...

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) May Face Tax Bills Up To $5 Billion

Facebook is planning to fight the tax charge but admitted "if the IRS prevails in the assessment of additional tax due based on its position,...

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Durant, Thompson lead Team USA to rout of China

Whatever the case, it clearly didn't affect Durant, as he finished with a team-high 19 points in the rout. "Durant and Klay (Thompson ) and Kyr...

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Trump backtracks on Russian Federation hack appeal as sarcasm

His brief remarks managed to divert attention from an embarrassing leak of other hacked emails that exposed sensitive internal political communi...

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Japan central bank opts for modest stimulus expansion

Japan's spend-for-growth policies have set it apart from some of its rich nation counterparts, including Germany which has been reluctant to end...

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Mackenzie Foy to Lead Disney's Nutcracker

Foy will play Clara who is charged by her parents with taking care of a Christmas toy Nutcracker doll which comes to life and defeats an evil ...

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Wall St edges up; Alphabet and Amazon rise after the bell

The Fed had not been expected to move interest rates at its two-day meeting, ended on Wednesday, but investors have been anxious for hints about...

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Chinese Fans Support Taylor Swift Amid Feud With the Kardashians

I'm not sure of everything that happened or did not happen, but all I know is I feel that I would feel taken advantage of if someone recorded me...

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White Sox activate Sale from suspension for start vs Cubs

The pitcher approached the topic with competition in mind. "It's unfortunate it got to this point". CHICAGO (AP) - The White Sox have activate...

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Obama boosts Clinton; Kaine mocks Trump

Kaine and Clinton made their debut as a presidential ticket on Saturday in Miami, when Clinton introduced him as her running mate at Florida Int...

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CORRECTED - Pokemon Go seen making billions for Apple

As Apple retains 30 percent of the revenues from an app, the popularity and unusually-swift adoption of the game could see the company rake in...

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BSP calls off agitation after police assures arrest of Singh

A FIR has been lodged against Singh under the SC/ST act and other sections, police said. "Everyone calls me behenji or sister even in the parl...

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Consumer confidence slides at fastest pace in 26 years after Brexit vote

Just over a month after the referendum, the latest signals of an economic slowdown are likely to fuel expectations of action from the Bank of En...

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Why Hillary Clinton Could Win in November, but Only Serve One Term

Clinton had just been anointed the inheritor of Obama's legacy with his vigorous endorsement speech, the candidate who could realize the "promis...

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Obama passes torch to Clinton, warns election a test of democracy

Following President Barack Obama's keynote address at night three of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday, one of t...

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Google's Alphabet shares hit intraday record high after earnings

Its operating income was also far above expectations-the company reported taking home $4.87 billion, compared to $3.93 billion in the same perio...

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G20 will utilize " all policy tools" to secure development as Brexit looms

At a meeting in Chengdu, China, finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 countries are discussing the challenges of boosting g...

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Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for 'part-Kenyan' Barack Obama comments

Earlier this year, Johnson faced criticism for comments about US President Barack Obama's partial Kenyan heritage and supposed "ancestral dislik...

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Premier Farnell Gains as Avnet's $909 Million Bid Tops Daetwyler

Avnet will pay 185 pence a share in cash, according to a statement Thursday from the companies. The acquisition is subject to approval by Pre...

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Chelsea Clinton will testify to her mother's credentials

She was at the convention Wednesday night, as her father called her birth "the greatest moment of my life". And according to Chelsea Clinton, ...

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It's the Andrew Bernie show at New York breakfast at the DNC

Moments later, former rival Bernie Sanders called for a nomination by acclamation, a bid towards party unity that prompted some of his suppo...

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Diageo sees profits fall 6% amid currency turmoil

The world's largest premium drinks company says organic results improved with volume growth of 1.3%, net sales growth of 2.8% and operating prof...

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The big news from Comic Con not to miss

While Marvel unveiled a two-minute teaser trailer in April that focused on the relationship between Cumberbatch's neurosurgeon and Swinton's bal...

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Putin says absence of Russian stars damages Rio Games

Russian President Vladimir Putin met on Wednesday with his country's Olympic athletes - many of whom have been banned from the 2016 Summer Games...

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After Coup Attempt, Turkish Government Cracks Down On Media

Some 1,600 military personnel were also sacked in the Turkish government's latest move. Turkey has formally requested the extradition of Gul...

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Durant booed in LA during Team USA introductions

Draymond Green played 14 minutes and did not score. Expect team captain Zhou Peng , 26, to lead the charge, while seven-foot tall Zhou Qi , 20...

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Who Actually Had Sex on Last Night's 'Bachelorette' Fantasy Suite Episode?

JoJo's final date had her and Chase taking a boat ride to a secluded beach. "The Bachelorette" aired its tell-all special with all but the ...

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TV psychic Miss Cleo dies at the age of 53

Harris told in an interview to Vice that PRN used her face and won $24 million a month for two years, but she was not receiving her fair share. ...

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Fiat Chrysler second-quarter operating profit hit by recall costs

One glaring concern is that the company has yet to prove that, if consumer purchasing trends away from SUVs and trucks, which it excels at produ...

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Bce lascia tassi invariati

Questa possibile scelta della Banca Centrale Europea era stata prevista dalla maggior parte degli analisti di mercato, i quali non ritenevano pr...

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Democrats Putting Shaky Convention Start Behind Them

Mr Sanders told the convention that he wanted the procedural rules to be suspended and that Mrs Clinton be selected as the party's nominee. Vi...

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Canadian authorities seek to contain oil spill moving down river

North Battleford, which is further upstream on the river, shut off its water supply intakes on Friday and is now relying on a limited supply fro...

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There's been a BIG drop in the number of people buying iPhones

Overall revenue was down 15 percent from a year ago at $42.4 billion for Apple , which is the world's most valuable company. This "reflected st...

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Many of state's Sanders delegates remain opposed to TTP

When Mr. Sanders left the Florida meeting to greet the California delegation, he was swarmed by supporters, whom the Secret Service had to push ...

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