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Global overcapacity drags oil prices down to six-month lows

Increased oil production in the United States is hampering efforts to balance out market supply and demand, OPEC said on Tuesday. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI ) crude futures are at $44.49 per barrel, up 0.07 percent. But production in the USA, which is not part of the deal, has jumped 10% over the past year to 9.33-million barrels per day. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) raised its prediction for U.S.


Heatwave Prompts Flex Alert for Monrovia

Heatwave Prompts Flex Alert for Monrovia

The California Independent System Operator issued the statewide Flex Alert , calling for residents to voluntarily conserve electricity to avoid power outages. More tips on how to conserve energy can be found here and more information on Flex Alerts can be found here. "We used a little bit of AC in one room that cooled a whole bunch of rooms and we used a fan".


Please help save a life and give blood

Please help save a life and give blood

Only about three percent of the US population gives blood, which means a heavy reliance on repeat donors to maintain a sufficient blood supply. "In less time than it can take to go out to eat, you can make a lifesaving difference for cancer patients, accident victims and others in need".



China has not worked out on North Korea

There will be more interviews and records reviewed. Angered by the Republican's war cry, Pyongyang released a statement vowing to match America's military challenge. President Donald Trump is calling North Korea a "brutal regime " following the death of American college student Otto Warmbier . On June 20, President Moon Jae-in denounced North Korea for "not respecting human rights, which are a universal human norm and value".



Family Declines Autopsy For US Student Otto Warmbier Released By North Korea

US President Donald Trump has called North Korea a "brutal regime " after the death of the student who had been jailed there for more than 15 months. Politicians renewed calls for the regime to release three United States citizens being held in the country. A statement from the family on Monday said: "It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home".



EQT buys Rice Energy to create shale gas drilling giant

The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, March 7 by iBERIA Capital Partners. The legal version of this report can be read at https://www.thestockobserver.com/2017/06/20/rice-energy-inc-rice-rating-lowered-to-hold-at-stifel-nicolaus.html.