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Business Crude Oil Soars Above USD63 For 3-Year High
Author: 0 Crude Oil Soars Above USD63 For 3-Year High

Oil's price rally this year to its highest since May 2015 may seem a source of glee for OPEC, but some in the producer group fear the gains could prompt shale companies to crank open their spigots and flood the market. The report also noted that the North Sea Brent barrel stands at $64 per barrel, which is the highest it has been since November 2014, the start of the oil price crisis.

Author: 0 Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader

In a New Year's Day speech, North Korea's young leader, Kim Jong Un , said he was willing to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, while also announcing he has a "nuclear button" on his desk that could launch an atomic bomb at any location in the mainland United States.

Business State legislators in Nebraska and California are introducing net neutrality laws
Author: 0 State legislators in Nebraska and California are introducing net neutrality laws

Bernie Sanders, an independent who caucuses with the Democratic Party. "Nothing in this part precludes a State from imposing requirements on a telecommunications carrier for intrastate services that are necessary to further competition in the provision of telephone exchange service or exchange access, as long as the State's requirements are not inconsistent with this part or the Commission's regulations to implement this part".

Author: 0 Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) Estimates Point To 5YOY PE

The stock decreased 0.43% or $0.12 during the last trading session, reaching $27.87. The average 1-year price target for ( MRO ) reveals an average price target of $18.25 per share. 47 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. Tokio Marine Asset Mgmt Com Limited, a Japan-based fund reported 4,874 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa has invested 0% in Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc.

Business DeWanda Wise joins the cast of Marvel's 'Captain Marvel'
Author: 0 DeWanda Wise joins the cast of Marvel's 'Captain Marvel'

Wise will join Samuel L. Jackson , Jude Law , and Ben Mendelsohn . We're already getting Carol Danvers' origin in this movie, so it wouldn't be a stretch for someone else to get powers by the film's end, right? Captain Marvel is a Marvel Cinematic Universe prequel of sorts, taking place in the 1990s .

Business Economy set for slowdown in next fiscal
Author: 0 Economy set for slowdown in next fiscal

Meanwhiele, the CSO also projected that the manufacturing sector will grow at 4.6 percent in 2017-18, compared to 7.9 percent in 2016-17. Growth in gross value added ( GVA ) - a broad measure of the value of all goods and services produced in the economy that strips out the impact of taxes and subsidies - also slowed to 6.1 per cent, sharply lower than the RBI's estimate of 6.7 per cent.

Business It's Hoda! Kotb named co-host of NBC's 'Today' show
Author: 0 It's Hoda! Kotb named co-host of NBC's 'Today' show

Kotb , 53, has hosted the "Kathie Lee & Hoda " segment of the "Today" show alongside Kathie Lee Gifford since 2008, and will continue to host that fourth-hour program in addition to her new gig. She has been one of the show's most valued employees, getting promoted to third co-anchor in March of 2017, making her an obvious choice when NBC News needed an immediate fill-in after Matt Lauer got fired.

Business Computer outage at customs causes major travel headache at JFK Airport
Author: 0 Computer outage at customs causes major travel headache at JFK Airport

Computer issues at U.S. Customs and Border protection at JFK Airport caused lines and major headaches for travelers at JFK Airport. Although the systems are working again, San Diego travelers may still face a backlog of lines and delays. It left hundreds of folks stuck in lines for a couple of hours in a part of the airport where there's normally not a lot to do. CBP took immediate action to address the technology disruption.

Business Censor Board Seeks 26 Cuts, Title Change in Padmavati
Author: 0 Censor Board Seeks 26 Cuts, Title Change in Padmavati

The Censor Board has made a decision to give Padmavati - at the centre of a huge controversy and violent protests - a UA (universal adult) certificate, and suggested five modifications, including changing the film's title to Padmavat . Sanjay Leela Bhansali's periodic drama Padmavati starring Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor, has been at the center of various controversies for the past few weeks.

Business Bitcoin prices on downward spiral in Korea
Author: 0 Bitcoin prices on downward spiral in Korea

After forming a high of $16416 this week, the cryptocurrency came under a selling pressure as traders showed their reaction to South Korea's news . Hong said that under the new measure, only real-name bank accounts and matching accounts at cryptocurrency exchanges can be used for deposits and withdrawals, while the issuance of new virtual accounts to cryptocurrency exchanges will be banned.

Business Tiger Zinda Hai crosses 200 crore mark
Author: 0 Tiger Zinda Hai crosses 200 crore mark

If that wasn't all, while Tiger Zinda Hai is ruling the box office, Salman Khan too seems to be having a career high. The much-awaited movie which is the sequel to " Ek Tha Tiger " is creating new records with every passing day. Internationally as well, the film had earned Rs 54.79 crore in the first weekend. The sizzling chemistry of Salman and Katrina is simply like cherry on the cake.

Business New year, blue Moon
Author: 0 New year, blue Moon

A supermoon occurs when the moon is in its full moon stage and also at the point in its orbit nearest to Earth, which is called perigee. This isn't as unusual as the saying "once in a blue moon " might imply: Two full moons typically occur in the same month every two and a half years.

Business 3GPP ratifies first 5G specifications at meeting in Portugal
Author: 0 3GPP ratifies first 5G specifications at meeting in Portugal

The decision by the 3GPP TSG RAN meeting to finalize the first implementable 5G NR specification means that the telecoms industry can now start preparing for the rollout of a standardized technology. 5G global standardization is expected to be completed by 2019. These layers have been standardized in the first specifications as the building blocks of 5G NR.

Business Blaze at London Zoo as 70 firefighters tackle flames
Author: 0 Blaze at London Zoo as 70 firefighters tackle flames

The zoo also revealed that four meerkats, whose enclosure was nearest to the fire, were unaccounted for, but they are now presumed dead, as well. Zoo director Dominic Jermey said the staff was "absolutely devastated" by the aardvark's death.

Business Coinbase to offer Bitcoin cash, will probe early price move
Author: 0 Coinbase to offer Bitcoin cash, will probe early price move

Bitcoin Cash is a "forked" version - or alternative version - of bitcoin, the most traded and most prominent cryptocurrency. Armstrong said he "will not hesitate" to fire any employee found to have violated Coinbase policies, which bar them from trading on material non-public information - such as when an asset will be added to the platform.

Business China's Ride-Sharing App Didi Raises $4 Billion in New Funding
Author: 0 China's Ride-Sharing App Didi Raises $4 Billion in New Funding

In an email to CNBC, Softbank of Japan said that it participated in the funding, but did not disclose the amount it had invested. The money is meant to support Didi in artificial intelligence capacity-building, worldwide expansion and other new business initiatives, such as the development of new energy vehicle service networks.

Author: 0 South Africa's ANC to nationalise central bank, expropriate land

The move comes amid a barrage of worldwide backlash since US President Donald Trump's highly-contested decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel which has triggered United Nations action. The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has cautioned that plans to nationalise the bank will put the country's economy at risk. A former labor unionist and anti-apartheid leader who became one of South Africa's wealthiest businessmen, Ramaphosa has in the past opposed efforts to break ...

Business Home sales climb 5.6% to 11-year high
Author: 0 Home sales climb 5.6% to 11-year high

Region wise, sales were up in all regions except the West. Inventory continues to tighten, falling 7.2 percent from October and 9.7 percent from a year ago, the 3oth straight month of annual declines. The median existing home price was $248,000, up 5.8% from November 2016 ($234,400). "While we're pleased that important homeownership incentives such as the capital gains exclusion survived in conference, additional changes are required to truly incentivize homeownership in the tax code".

Business DP World provides new funding for Virgin Hyperloop One
Author: 0 DP World provides new funding for Virgin Hyperloop One

Branson's company in September announced 10 finalist cities for its first installation, which it expects to build by 2021. "This investment provides Virgin Hyperloop One with a very robust financial platform for 2018", chief executive Rob Lloyd said in a statement .

Business Gas prices are falling. Here's where to get the cheapest in Miami
Author: 0 Gas prices are falling. Here's where to get the cheapest in Miami

According to GasBuddy's daily survey of 170 gas outlets in Chattanooga, the average price of regular gas in Chattanooga fell to $2.08 a gallon on Sunday, or 33 cents below the US average. That compares to $2.11 one year ago. In Florida, the most expensive average gas price was $2.52 in the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton area. The U.S. average is almost 20 cents higher than this time a year ago.

Business Real Madrid reacted badly to Antoine Griezmann news after Club World Cup
Author: 0 Real Madrid reacted badly to Antoine Griezmann news after Club World Cup

The 26-year-old came close to joining Manchester United over the summer but opted against a move due to a transfer ban imposed on Atletico Madrid . "We managed to make Griezmann better, there is no doubt about it". "I don't speak about players", he said. "I love my players a lot and I love to see them grow.

Business Police Shoot Knifeman at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, Building Evacuated
Author: 0 Police Shoot Knifeman at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport, Building Evacuated

Situation secure with best rates guaranteed. "The suspect in the incident is a 29-year-old man from The Hague ", police said in a tweet. A spokesperson for the airport said that the plaza, which contains bars, restaurants and shops was evacuated but the sections behind check-in desks and security were not evacuated.

Business DOJ Alleges Bitcoin Involved in Attempted ISIS Funding
Author: 0 DOJ Alleges Bitcoin Involved in Attempted ISIS Funding

Prosecutors believe Shanaz used methods created to avoid transaction reporting requirements and hide the identity, source and destination of the illicitly-obtained money. Shahnaz quit her job in June and attempted to travel to Syria at the end of July. Her lawyer, Steve Zissou, said she was sending money overseas to help Syrian refugees.