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All you need to know about the OPEC's oil pricing gimmicks

Oil prices plunged almost 5 percent on Thursday after major exporters extended their deal to limit oil production for nine months , disappointing investors who were anticipating deeper cuts. USA crude prices were flat at $48.88 on Friday, after losing 4.8 percent overnight, set to end the week 2.8 percent lower . Oil prices have rallied in the last several weeks on expectations of an extension, but some had been hoping for deeper and longer cuts.



Donald Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with Emir

It imports nearly all of its food, about 40 percent of it directly from Saudi Arabia . Slogans against and in support of Qatar have dominated Twitter in Arabic. Qatar is predominantly Sunni, but has a small Shiite minority. Emirati and Saudi officials say those promises were not kept, and with Donald Trump's public support, they are using their leverage to try to bring Qatar to heel once and for all.



Amazon's Prime is officially coming to Apple TV this year

Another key aspect is Apple's Siri software, able to give you intelligence on track titles and other information you'd like to find out. Apple said the HomePod will also be compatible with the company's HomeKit system for controlling smart home devices , like lighting, heating, air conditioning and home security systems.