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Oil prices have continued to rise after reaching the maximum level for more than two years yesterday. However, the two countries are unlikely to restrain their output, at least for now. On the whole, the near term bias for oil remains positive and prices sustaining above $50 will further support technical buying. It appears that the price level the group is seeking to achieve simply stimulates growth in rival supply.
  • Should Kurdistan break off from Iraq? We asked young voters

    Should Kurdistan break off from Iraq? We asked young voters

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    Guterres said he was "concerned about the potentially destabilizing effects of today's referendum in the Kurdistan region of Iraq", in a statement from his spokesman. Erdogan said traffic was only being allowed to cross from the Turkish side of the border into Kurdish areas of Iraq. Along with Baghdad , Turkey, the US, Iran and the United Nations have all spoken out against the poll, saying it will only distract from the ongoing fight against Daesh and further destabilize the region.
  • Suspected Earthquake detected in North Korea

    Suspected Earthquake detected in North Korea

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    The last test on Sept 3 registered as a 6.3 magnitude quake. Trump on Tuesday told the United Nations the U.S. could "totally destroy" North Korea , provoking a fierce response from Pyongyang. But its seismologists measured the epicentre's depth to be 5km. The agency said that while it was analyzing the nature of the quake, its initial view was that it was a natural earthquake.
  • China to limit oil supplies to North Korea

    China to limit oil supplies to North Korea

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    Two South Korean officials at the Korea Meteorological Administration told CNN that their analysis so far suggests Saturday's seismic activity around the nuclear site was not caused by an explosion or a collapse of the site. The North Korean leader's warning about "fire", which echoed President Donald Trump's August statement threatening "fire and fury", was par for the course in their increasingly tense relationship.
  • One Dead, Several Wounded in Tennessee Church Attack

    One Dead, Several Wounded in Tennessee Church Attack

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    Steven Whidby, another neighbor, said Burnette Chapel used to be a country church with a largely white membership but has recently become more diverse, just like the surrounding neighborhoods in Antioch. Aaron said at a later press conference the victims wounded by gunfire ranged in age from 60 to 84, with the exception of Engle, police said. Police have not determined the motive behind the shooting, but the spokesman said certain items were found that might establish why the man opened ...
  • Hurricane Maria weakens on northern track; Lee tiny but strengthening

    Hurricane Maria weakens on northern track; Lee tiny but strengthening

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    While the storm is no huge threat to the east coast and will remain well offshore (hundreds of miles), it's those towards North Carolina that should keep their eyes pealed to this storms path. Hurricane Maria , which ravaged Puerto Rico last week, is growing weaker as it moves north. Swells generated by Maria still could produce life-threatening surf and rip currents along the southeastern US and Bermuda, forecasters said.
  • Sen. Lindsey Graham: We'll get the votes for Obamacare repeal bill

    Sen. Lindsey Graham: We'll get the votes for Obamacare repeal bill

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    A Collins vote against the repeal effort would kill the overhaul effort, as would a "no" vote by Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, who also have voiced reservations about the repeal plan. Cruz spokesman Phil Novack said that Cruz said in Austin, Texas, on Sunday that "right now, they don't have my vote". Collins' all but certain opposition leaves the White House and party leaders desperate to rescue their promise to repeal Obama's Affordable Care Act with one immediate option: trying to ...
  • North Korea Threatens Hydrogen Bomb Test Over Pacific Ocean

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    Yonhap news agency reported that Ri told reporters that a response "could be the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific". The Chinese Commerce Ministry said it would ban exports of condensate and liquefied natural gas to North Korea and limit textile imports from the North, starting 12 a.m.
  • Pressure grows on Iraqi Kurds to scrap independence vote

    Pressure grows on Iraqi Kurds to scrap independence vote

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    Neighbouring Turkey is holding army exercises on the Iraqi border to underline its concerns that the referendum could fuel separatism among its own Kurds. "They praise Peshmerga sacrifices but don't let Peshmerga and our martyrs' families decide their destiny", he said as tens of thousands cheered and waved Kurdish flags.
  • Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

    Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking

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    He says the hackers were unable to find any vulnerability in the state system and "weren't able to get any kind of intrusion into anything". "It's really reconnaissance by a bad guy to try and figure out how we would break into your computer", said Trevor Timmons, a spokesman for the Colorado secretary of state's office.
  • No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles

    No need yet to shoot down North Korean missiles

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    On Sept 3, Pyongyang detonated its sixth nuclear device, seen as the most powerful ever conducted by the Asian country. But the liberal-leaning government of President Moon Jae-in said it has no intention of requesting that the US bring back such weapons.
  • North Korea threatens to complete nuclear force amid U.S. sanctions

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    It also said that the new United Nations sanctions , approved on 11 September, were aimed at bringing down the government. Members of the administration have repeatedly emphasized that a range of military options are on the table and Mattis said Monday that the USA possess military options that would not put Seoul at risk of a North Korean counterattack with the potential to kill tens of thousands of civilians.
  • Kylie Jenner Is Pregnant with Her First Child

    Kylie Jenner Is Pregnant with Her First Child

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    One insider said Travis was talking with pals about how his life was going to change. The pair have been dating since April, shortly after she broke things off with longtime boyfriend Tyga . Perez Hilton released a video of his reaction on Friday following the news about Kylie Jenner's pregnancy, adding that he was the first source to break the announcement.
  • Rajnath Singh's statement on Rohingyas 'disingenuous', says Asaduddin Owaisi

    Rajnath Singh's statement on Rohingyas 'disingenuous', says Asaduddin Owaisi

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    Rajnath Singh was referring to Myanmar Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi's remarks that they will soon establish a process to review those who seek to enter the country again. "When the UN issues a condemnation, there are consequences which can provide a framework for intervention under the UN", Macron said. Though Myanmar's leader , Aung San Suu Kyi , told diplomats this week humanitarian assistance was being sent to those who remain in northern Rakhine, the government has blocked all United ...
  • Taylor Swift's 'Look' becomes 'Too Sexy' in Right Said Fred mash-up

    Taylor Swift's 'Look' becomes 'Too Sexy' in Right Said Fred mash-up

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    I just wanted @taylorswift to see and know that her music has been a part of my life since 2006. We all knew that Taylor Swift is totally a cat person, but it looks like she's also a rat lover! In the behind-the-scenes video, Swift calls the set "the trippiest thing" she's even seen as she's introduced to the actresses playing the past versions of her.
  • China says North Korea nuclear issue must be resolved peacefully

    China says North Korea nuclear issue must be resolved peacefully

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    As cars become more common in North Korea , and the country continues its militarization efforts, fuel becomes more and more important. "Now is not the time for dialogue". Amid the speculation, the focus of Trump's belligerence, North Korea, remained silent in the hours after the speech. Moon came to power in May on a platform of more engagement with North Korea.
  • US Fighter Jets Buzz Border with N.Korea

    US Fighter Jets Buzz Border with N.Korea

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    President Moon Jae-in voiced support for stronger sanctions in response to the North's recent weapons tests, but his tone was in stark contrast to President Donald Trump's dark warning at the U.N. Mattis explained the recent threats by North Korea and how the USA will deal with the alleged threats to them and their allies. "The bottom line is that, when the missiles - were they to be a threat, whether it be to USA territory, Guam, obviously Japan - Japan's territory, that would elicit a ...
  • Trump, Pence to campaign for unusual before GOP runoff

    Trump, Pence to campaign for unusual before GOP runoff

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    The Alabama primary reaches its final full court press this week as appointed incumbent Senator Luther Strange will go head-to-head in a run off against former Alabama federal judge Roy Moore . "Odd is 6'9" and tells customers he's fighting to protect the Second Amendment with a bill changing the rules on silencers. Unlike Flake and Heller, however, unusual has had Trump's support throughout the election, even while his opponent has received backing from many pro-Trump corners of the ...
  • Trump Uses UN Podium to Threaten Nuclear Annihilation

    Trump Uses UN Podium to Threaten Nuclear Annihilation

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    Trump, who has previously warned of "fire and fury" if Pyongyang does not back down, claimed that "no one has shown more contempt for other nations and for the well-being of their own people than the depraved regime in North Korea ". The Secretary General, Trump said, should take the lead in trimming the bureaucratic fat and "advance the U.N.'s core mission". In the same General Assembly speech, he also threatened to end a meticulously constructed deal with Iran over its weapons ...
  • Corker, Alexander Support Graham-Cassidy Proposal

    Corker, Alexander Support Graham-Cassidy Proposal

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    The Graham-Cassidy bill now being pushed in the Senate would repeal the individual and employer mandates as well as shift Obamacare's Medicaid expansion funding and insurance subsidy structure into a block grant program for states. Cassidy said his proposal would protect people who are already ill, although it does let states waive an Obamacare mandate that insurers can not charge people who have pre-existing medical conditions more than those who are healthy.
  • Slaven Bilic outlines West Ham's plans for the EFL Cup

    Slaven Bilic outlines West Ham's plans for the EFL Cup

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    Keeping the rear-guard balanced while stretching the opposition defence is an age-old problem and with the amount of forward talent across the Premier League , that is something West Ham fans don't want to endure - as any who witnessed the 4-0 mauling at Old Trafford will testify.
  • Supreme court bashes IEBC for Kenyatta's voided election

    Supreme court bashes IEBC for Kenyatta's voided election

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    The court judges said because the electoral commission refused to allow scrutiny of its computer servers it had no option but to agree with the claim by Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga that the computerized data of the August presidential elections had been interfered with.