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Oil flows from revitalised BP fields after £4.4bn boost

Oil flows from revitalised BP fields after £4.4bn boost

BP reported a first quarter profit of $1.5 billion, compared with a year-over-year loss of $583 million. BP's multi-billion investment is aimed at extending their working lives and included the construction of the world's largest harsh water production vessel.



Trump in Saudi Arabia tells Muslims leaders to 'drive out' terrorists

Trump has openly espoused anti-Muslim sentiments . Speaking in the Saudi capital, Mr Trump called this a "new chapter", saying he was not there to "lecture" the countries or impose America's way of life. Jubeir said Trump and King Salman agreed that action had to be taken to ensure Iran did not continue "aggressive policies in the region". While initial details were scant, the agreements signed included a USA letter of intent to "support Saudi Arabia's defence needs" with sales ...


Iowa, Nebraska crop planting progressing amid spring storms

Iowa, Nebraska crop planting progressing amid spring storms

Soybeans planted was 52 percent, near 50 previous year, but behind 61 average. Corn planting in Kansas has reached 70 percent. All rights reserved. Daytime highs were only in the forties and fifties on Friday. May 21 was mostly dry with highs in the upper 40s northeast to mid-60s southwest. Weekly rain totals varied from 0.76 inches near New London in Henry County to 5.78 inches near Mondamin in Harrison County.


Trump vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

Trump vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

Mr. Trump also reaffirmed the US alliance with Israel , a relationship strained during the Obama administration. "I call upon all people - Jews, Christians, Muslims and every faith, every tribe, every creed, to draw inspiration from this ancient city to set aside our sectarian differences to overcome oppression and hatred", Trump said .


Trump asked top two intelligence officials to deny Russian Federation collusion

Trump asked top two intelligence officials to deny Russian Federation collusion

Warner applauded the Justice Department's appointment last week of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to investigate ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. If Trump did ask Comey to drop the FBI investigation of Flynn before Trump fired Comey , "it's very troubling to say the least", Warner said. The unusual request was written in a memo by Comey, who kept meticulous notes on his meetings with Trump.