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Oil prices fall due to increase in U.S. crude stocks

An outlook published by the International Energy Agency (IEA) that said it expected the supply and demand balance to tighten towards year-end also supported prices. The IEA oil market report for August suggested that global crude supply would actually fall behind demand in the third quarter by almost a million barrels.


Stocks fall in early trading as oil prices decline

Stocks fall in early trading as oil prices decline

Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, led by declines in energy stocks as the price of crude oil turned lower. As earnings season draws to a close, investor focus will shift to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech on Friday at the annual central bankers' meeting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to assess the odds of an interest rate hike in the coming months.


South Korea, US start military drills

South Korea, US start military drills

Pyongyang views the military exercise termed Ulchi Freedom Guardian as a rehearsal for an actual attack on the North. The United Nations Command's military armistice commission notified the DPRK at about 9:40 a.m. The annually-held Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) will be conducted from August 22 to September 2, Combined Forces Command said in a press release. The training involves twenty five thousand American troops and fifty thousand South Korean soldiers.


Obama Administration Misled Congress on Iran Ransom Payment — Blunt

Obama Administration Misled Congress on Iran Ransom Payment — Blunt

The money belongs to Iran, and eventually it would have been returned. "We now know from the State Department announcement that President Obama lied about the $400 million dollars in cash that was flown to Iran", Trump said in Charlotte, North Carolina on Thursday night, at a campaign event.


Trump campaign doubles spending, not ground game

Trump campaign doubles spending, not ground game

Donald Trump's campaign and the Republican Party will coordinate more closely going forward, with the GOP's top communicator and chief strategist, Sean Spicer, increasingly working out of Trump campaign headquarters, the campaign confirmed Sunday.



Black Hils Red Cross volunteer heads to Louisiana flood disaster

Michaelson says, "It's fun to help people, it sounds bad to say fun, but it's enjoyable to help the people there". Red Cross volunteers have served over 100,000 meals/ snacks, helped reconnect families, and have provided health and mental health services.