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US plans missile test as North Korea threat rises

US plans missile test as North Korea threat rises

Tensions have increased between Washington and Pyongyang over the North's nuclear and missile programs, which the country sees as a deterrent against a potential invasion by its adversaries, including the US. U.S. officials said it flew for about six minutes. South Korean politicians Thursday met with Joseph Yun, the US State Department official responsible for policy on North Korea .



International Olympic Committee says OPEC output cut won't hit imports

TheNewsGuru.com reports that the oil producers agreed in December to cut output by 1.8 million barrels per day for six months from January 1, 2017 . However, Kachikwu, in an interview with Bloomberg TV ahead of the meeting, said Nigeria was not opposed to joining the production cuts in a bid to prop up oil prices.



Restaurant Group PLC (RTN) Upgraded to "Overweight" by JPMorgan Chase & Co

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Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame pitcher and ex-US senator, dies

Bunning threw the first of only two ideal games in Phillies history, his being even more significant by pitching it on Fathers Day. Throwing in the first game of a Sunday doubleheader, Bunning needed just 90 pitches to complete the National League's first ideal game since 1880 when he struck out Mets' pinch-hitter John Stephenson.


Opec extends 1.8m barrel daily cut in oil production

Opec extends 1.8m barrel daily cut in oil production

Since December Brent crude, the global benchmark, has recovered to as high as $60 per barrel from about $46, although it has dipped below $50 several times. The upshot is that the price of oil - and derived products like fuel - is unlikely to increase much in coming months. The agreement proved to be partially successful, as it managed to keep the prices oil prices above $50 per barrel, giving a fiscal boost to major producers.



Trump, Republicans push back on Kushner reports

The FBI has reportedly considered Kushner a person of interest, to be interviewed by the Senate Intelligence Committee about his potentially inappropriate, if not illegal, relations with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. "So you know there's a lot of different ways to communicate, - back-channel, publicly - with other countries". Kushner, a key White House adviser, had meetings late a year ago with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, and Russian banker Sergey Gorkov.