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Oil prices tank to November levels on unexpected rise in USA inventories

Oil prices tank to November levels on unexpected rise in USA inventories

Crude oil imports meanwhile rose by 356,000 barrels per day versus the prior week, the EIA said, with refineries running at 94.1% of their operating capacity. USA crude futures CLc1 were up 24 cents, or 0.5 percent, at $45.98 (35.48 pounds) a barrel at 0026 GMT. The group also reported a lift in gasoline and distillate inventories too, again an outcome that was not expected.



Trump and Paris climate change accord

Richard Trumka, President of the ITUC's USA affiliate AFL-CIO, said "Pulling out of the Paris climate agreement is a decision to abandon a cleaner future powered by good jobs". And though some Trump supporters carried "Pittsburgh not Paris" signs outside the White House Saturday, the mayor of Pittsburgh denounced the president's move to abandon the global pact meant to safeguard the environment.


Gulf states squeeze Qatar as US, Kuwait probe for solution to row

Gulf states squeeze Qatar as US, Kuwait probe for solution to row

But Nauert says the USA preference is for the countries involved in the crisis to resolve it amongst themselves. USA authorities said Russia's goal may have been to sow discord between the United States and its allies in the region. Bahrain's Information Affairs Ministry said Thursday that those who do publish material sympathetic to Qatar "will be held responsible", without elaborating.



Meet the new awesome Apple HomePod

This new breed of speaker presents a tantalizing future powered by voice, where computing is not tied to a screen. Yes, the Homepod speaker Price is $349. Phil Schiller , Apple's senior vice president of marketing, mentioned that the speaker can execute acoustic modeling in real-time. It has " spatial awareness " to detect where it's located a room and adjust the sound accordingly.


Man charged with battery in racially charged incident at Starbucks

Man charged with battery in racially charged incident at Starbucks

The man was taken to the hospital for an eye injury, according to ABC 7 Chicago . Boucher yells, "Do not walk off on two legs!" Boucher also referred to the man as livestock and suggested he should be tagged with a bar code involving his Social Security number.



UK Election: Jeremy Corbyn accidentally slaps Emily Thornberry's breast

He said: "Clearly if she's got a worse result than two years ago and is nearly unable to form a government then she I doubt will survive in the long term as Conservative party leader". The Green Party dropped its vote share by 4.7 percent in Canterbury in the South East of England which may have helped Labour take the seat off the Conservatives for the first time.