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ISIS claims Philippines casino attack despite police denial

ISIS claims Philippines casino attack despite police denial

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Friday for an attack on a casino in the Philippine capital Manila that killed at least 36 people, after officials said there was no evidence of militant involvement. Most of the victims are believed to have suffocated on smoke from the fires as panicked guests and gamblers clambered over each other to flee the scene of what police have described as a botched robbery attempt.


Obama slams Trump over Paris Climate Accord pullout

Obama slams Trump over Paris Climate Accord pullout

China is the world's biggest polluter. Don't be surprised to see state and local governments increase their activity in response. "But the bottom line is that the Paris Accord is very unfair, at the highest level, to the United States", Trump said in his speech.



Dollar edges up ahead of jobs report

The MSCI index was on track to post a seventh straight week of gains, its longest winning streak since 2010. Job growth is slowing as the labor market nears full employment. It led the Fed to cancel its plans of raising rates last June. In broader terms, it has been rallying off and on for the best part of two years on the assumption that US interest rates would continue to rise while those in Japan and Europe stayed below zero.


West Oak Capital LLC Buys 983 Shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

West Oak Capital LLC Buys 983 Shares of Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ)

The stock increased 0.95% or $0.44 during the last trading session, reaching $46.64. (NYSE:VZ) HEFFX Highlights" published on May 16, 2017 as well as Fool.com's news article titled: "Better Buy: "Verizon Communications Inc. Price to Sale ratio of VZ stands at 1.52 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 8.02. Wesbanco Bankshares accumulated 335,730 shares. Verizon Communications (VZ) opened at 46.64 on Friday.


Oil price outlook grows more gloomy despite OPEC cut extension - Reuters poll

Oil price outlook grows more gloomy despite OPEC cut extension - Reuters poll

In March , according to the monthly data, daily oil production in Texas remained barely registered an increase, edging up 0.1 percent to 3.3 million barrels. The EIA is calling for the U.S.to pump 9.74 million barrels per day in December. "It's what the market needs to get a little more excited about prices", said Scott Shelton, energy specialist at ICAP in Durham, North Carolina.