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Author: 0 Oil set for longest run of weekly losses since 2015 amid glut

Shale supply has pushed USA crude production up by about 10 percent over the a year ago to 9.3 million bpd - not far below the output of top exporter Saudi Arabia . With the gain, Nigeria reclaimed the title of largest African producer in OPEC from Angola, where output fell by 54,000 bpd, the biggest drop among the 13 members in May.

World Media S Africa asks USA to reconsider Paris accord decision
Author: 0 S Africa asks USA to reconsider Paris accord decision

There are rumblings in the USA and India following President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the landmark climate change agreement last week. "The signers all understand that the Paris Agreement is a blueprint for job creation, stability and global create jobs, spur innovation, promote trade and ensure American competitiveness", they said in a statement .

Author: 0 NY Times: Staff Had to Talk Trump Out of Firing Mueller

It was not clear whether the president was basing his tweet on direct knowledge, or on reports this week that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether he obstructed justice by firing Mr Comey last month amid the Russian Federation investigation.

Author: 0 Queen's speech to take place next Wednesday

THERESA MAY will press on with the Queen's Speech regardless of whether she reaches a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party before Wednesday's State Opening of Parliament . "We have two weeks from today to get the Northern Ireland executive up and functioning again, and to try to bring in a new chair is actually a waste of time and a distraction", said Mr Swann.

World Media Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle
Author: 0 Trump delays effective date of travel ban amid court battle

An executive order can not be divorced from its intent, and if the motivation behind it wasn't sufficiently clear before, Trump's recent tweetstorm of complaints about the "politically correct" version of the travel ban the Justice Department crafted (at his behest) after the initial version was struck down confirms that his intent hasn't changed.

World Media Kurdish Forces Enter Two More ISIS-held Neighborhoods in Raqqa City
Author: 0 Kurdish Forces Enter Two More ISIS-held Neighborhoods in Raqqa City

Nor has there been any response from the US-led coalition force. Abu Mohammad al-Raqqawi, an activist in the Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently said on Saturday: "We have received information about ongoing talks taking place in the countryside of Tal Abyad between a delegation linked to ISIS and the PYD to discuss the possibility of stopping the attack on Raqqa ".

Author: 0 Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire Mueller

When a good friend of Donald Trump told PBS Newshour Monday evening that the President is considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller , the spirit of Richard Nixon could be seen hovering over the White House. We have already seen an extraordinary number of leaks coming from the intelligence community and even from within the White House itself. They say Trump did not collude with Russian Federation and see the investigation as a politically motivated sham that handicaps Trump's ...

World Media Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby case
Author: 0 Mistrial declared in Bill Cosby case

We are confident that these proceedings have given a voice to the many victims who felt powerless and silenced. The jurors, who were selected in Pittsburgh due to pretrial publicity in the Montgomery County region, listened to five days of testimony and deliberated for six.

World Media Anniversary of the death of Jo Cox MP
Author: 0 Anniversary of the death of Jo Cox MP

Jo Cox was campaigner on issues relating to the Syrian Civil War, and founded and chaired the all-party parliamentary group Friends of Syria. Brendan Cox said the killing of his wife on June 16 last year shattered the family and they continue to grieve for the 41-year-old mother-of-two, who was murdered in the street by far-right terrorist Thomas Mair.

World Media Unsafe heat wave to grip SoCal
Author: 0 Unsafe heat wave to grip SoCal

A less severe heat advisory was issued Friday for the inland cities of Escondido, San Marcos, Poway, La Mesa, El Cajon and Santee. But the hottest weather is expected in the deserts, where high temperatures were predicted to reach 107 to 112 degrees Friday and rise to 109 to 114 degrees Saturday, 111 to 116 degrees Sunday , 113 to 118 degrees Monday , 115 to 120 degrees Tuesday and 114 to 119 degrees Wednesday .

World Media UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached
Author: 0 UK Parliament opening date set, suggesting Tory deal reached

The pound rose after the Bank of England came its closest in a decade to raising interest rates to counter higher prices after Britain's vote to leave the European Union - a move that could further squeeze Britons with big mortgages. Mr Davis is expected to meet Mr Barnier at the Commission's headquarters in Belgian capital Brussels on Monday but it is not known how long the initial round of talks will last.

Author: 0 Boris Johnson denies plot to topple UK PM Theresa May

Though May's Conservative Party emerged as the single largest party on a sensational election night, the impressive show by the Labour Party led by Jeremy Corbyn sent the British politics into turmoil, putting May in a complex situation ahead of the Brexit talks scheduled to start on June 19.

Author: 0 Author eats his book on live TV after wrong UK poll prediction

Appearing on Sky News yesterday, he was asked if he is a man of his word, to which he replied: "Well indeed I am". He originally tweeted on May 27: "I'm saying this out loud". Before he started swallowing his work, Mr Goodwin said: "I was surprised Jeremy Corbyn added two percentage points". "What I'm going to do is seat here, and eat my book, while you guys carry on".

Author: 0 UK's Hammond says economy should be priority in Brexit talks

It continues and when the deal is done, it will be done", a senior source in the Conservative Party said on Thursday. On Brexit, Ms Foster said her party wanted to see "a sensible Brexit and one that works for everybody". "Our view is that withdrawal agreement and terms of the future relationship must be agreed alongside each other", said the spokesman. "We also respect the other parties' mandates, we want to get back to an executive that has all the parties around the table to ...

Author: 0 Trump unveils new restrictions on travel, business with Cuba

Consistent with the Administration's interest in not negatively impacting Americans for arranging lawful travel to Cuba , any travel-related arrangements that include direct transactions with entities related to the Cuban military, intelligence, or security services that may be implicated by the new Cuba policy will be permitted provided that those travel arrangements were initiated prior to the issuance of the forthcoming regulations.

Author: 0 Key Takeaways From Attorney General Sessions' Testimony

His disinterest matched the disinterest the entire Trump administration has shown in USA intelligence agencies finding that Russian Federation hacked the 2016 election, and continues to try to interfere in elections here and overseas. Angus King , D-Maine, questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill in Washington on Tuesday as he testified before the committee. However, another Republican, House Speaker Paul Ryan, told reporters, "I think the best case for the president ...

Author: 0 Britain-EU Brexit talks to start Monday as planned

Monday will just be the first day of what will be more than 18 months of talks. The EU will aim to see if "sufficient progress" has been made by October to move on to the next phase of negotiations, sources told the BBC's Europe correspondent Damian Grammaticas.

World Media ISIS seizes territory around once-Bin Laden stronghold Tora Bora in Afghanistan
Author: 0 ISIS seizes territory around once-Bin Laden stronghold Tora Bora in Afghanistan

IS released an audio recording saying its signature black flag is flying over the hulking mountain range. An official with the US military command in Kabul said Islamic State forces are "on the run" and "are attempting to take refuge" in the Tora Bora region."No matter where they are, there is no safe haven for them in Afghanistan", the official said in a statement.

World Media Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury
Author: 0 Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

According to Kelly Martin, spokeswoman for the UC Health University of Cincinnati medical centre, " Otto is in stable condition but has suffered a severe neurological injury". He said that the Obama administration told them to "keep a low profile" and that earlier this year he and his wife decided that the time for "strategic patience was over".

World Media Pennsylvania's unemployment rate climbed to 5 percent in May
Author: 0 Pennsylvania's unemployment rate climbed to 5 percent in May

Ivey (R-Ala.) said today. But in 2016, data indicates that Anchorage's May employment rate was at 5.9 percent. The oil and gas rally has spurred activity across industrial sectors, with manufacturing and construction also adding positions - a turnaround from a almost two year period of contraction in the goods-producing part of the economy as service industries like hospitals and entertainment struggled to make up the difference.

World Media South Korea fires head coach Stielike after loss to Qatar
Author: 0 South Korea fires head coach Stielike after loss to Qatar

The latest defeat came in Doha on Wednesday (AEST) as Qatar - which can not qualify for the tournament in Russian Federation - sprung a surprise, the reversal leaving South Korea only one point ahead of Uzbekistan in third. In the final round, the Taeguk Warriors remain in second place in Group A with 13 points from four wins, a draw and three losses. Korea Republic's next match in World Cup qualifying is against already-qualified Iran on 31 August, before heading to Uzbekistan on 5 ...

World Media Brazil's electoral court keeps Temer in office
Author: 0 Brazil's electoral court keeps Temer in office

Rousseff was impeached in 2016, putting Temer in charge, but if their electoral victory had been ruled invalid and nullified, his current status as president would have been thrown into question. The electoral court was seen as one of the most immediate threats to Temer's mandate. Janot, the attorney general, is considering pressing charges against him for allegedly receiving bribes, over the audio recording and for allegedly trying to obstruct the Car Wash investigation.

Author: 0 Qatar Makes 'Siege' Claims as its Tries to Counter Diplomatic Crisis

Al-Baker's entreaty comes one week after three Gulf countries - Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Bahrain - abruptly shut all their land-, sea- and air-ports with Qatar. Qatar is now in the realm of the so-called resistance axis that some turbulent countries, such as Iran and Syria, and some groups, such as the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas, are a part of.

Author: 0 Donald Trump loses it on Twitter, smears Hillary Clinton over Russian scandal

Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 15, 2017Crooked H destroyed phones w/ hammer, "bleached" emails, & had husband meet w/AG days before she was cleared- & they talk about obstruction? Earlier in the day, Trump accused Mueller of conducting a "witch hunt" after the news broke that the president was likely being investigated for trying to obstruct the Russian Federation probe.

World Media Jim Mattis Now Has The Power To Send More Troops To Afghanistan
Author: 0 Jim Mattis Now Has The Power To Send More Troops To Afghanistan

Ned Price, senior director of the National Security Council under Mr Obama, added that the decision to deploy troops should be made in concert with political, economic, and development agencies - not just the military. ground troops, on top of the 8,500 already there, are being considered. The Afghan government has been slowly losing the fight with the Taliban since 2015.

World Media US, CentAm officials meet as Trump signals shift
Author: 0 US, CentAm officials meet as Trump signals shift

Trump has already hired his own outside lawyer. His other high-profile clients have included Tom DeLay, the former Republican majority leader who was investigated by the Department of Justice for his relationship with Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff; Elin Nordegren, the ex-wife of Tiger Woods, in her divorce from the golf star; and former senator Paul Trible, R-Va., during the Iran-Contra investigation.

World Media California joins Germany in climate coalition to support Paris pact
Author: 0 California joins Germany in climate coalition to support Paris pact

The policies are also unlikely to benefit the group he appears keen to appease as the industry he pledged to revive during his 2016 election campaign, coal, is becoming decreasingly viable economically as a fuel source, while various groups in the U.S., from business to states, are likely to forge ahead with plans to reduce carbon emissions and shift away from fossil fuels.

Author: 0 London tower fire: What do we know?

Eyewitnesses reported seeing people trapped inside the burning building screaming for help and shouting for their children to be saved. A plume of smoke stretched for kilometres over the capital. Ambulance officials say 74 people were being treated in hospitals across London for a range of injuries and smoke inhalation. The massive fire, which swept through the building in west London early Wednesday, also sent more than 50 people to area hospitals.

Author: 0 Korean Prisoner Warmbier's Freedom Bittersweet For UVA

Such direct consultations between the two governments are rare. Warmbier's parents are relieved yet angry North Korea may have mistreated their son. American visitors have often been detained in North Korea on charges of anti-state and other unspecified crimes. "It wasn't a situation where they asked", one official said of the USA representatives.

World Media Budget deal in legislature could be done Friday, leading senator says
Author: 0 Budget deal in legislature could be done Friday, leading senator says

Describing the House's approach on the floor, Nelson said for a variety of reasons some possible revenue increases had failed - most notably a conference committee considering a package estimated to raise an additional $65 million while providing income tax breaks on veterans retirement and Social Security income.

World Media Trump '100%' willing to testify on Comey
Author: 0 Trump '100%' willing to testify on Comey

House and Senate investigators fired off a series of requests after former FBI Director James Comey's testimony , seeking memos of his private discussions with President Donald Trump and any records the White House kept of their discussion.

Author: 0 Tillerson: N. Korea frees long-detained American university student

North Korea is expecting another visit by Rodman on Tuesday in what would be his first to the country since President Donald Trump took office. Though many have criticized Rodman, President Donald Trump has praised Rodman's previous visits to North Korea in 2013.

World Media Rescuers dig for survivors in Bangladesh mudslide; 140 dead
Author: 0 Rescuers dig for survivors in Bangladesh mudslide; 140 dead

Mannan said rescuers amidst difficulties reached in of the affected areas either by boats or on foot as most roads were inaccessible. But authorities would not say how many people might still be missing. Seven people have been killed in the hilly town of Bandarban, after their homes were hit on Monday night, according to police officer Rafiq Ullah. The deaths in devastating landslides triggered by heavy rains in southeast Bangladesh rose to 125, an official said today.