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Libya's oil production at 1.032 million bpd

Libya's oil production at 1.032 million bpd Also, the enforcement of the agreement that aims at reducing global oil production by 1.2 million bpd between January 2017 and March 2018 would be more random than expected - in particular on behalf of Russia - Middle Eastern sources said. [Full Article...]

South Korea offers talks on tension, family reunions with North

South Korea offers talks on tension, family reunions with North Seoul wants to have the meeting at Tongilgak, a North Korean building in the truce village of Panmunjom, the South Korean Ministry of National Defence said on Monday (17 July). The proposal comes around one week after the president of South Korea said talks with the North are more important than ever in order to halt provocations. [Full Article...]

Messi and Neymar praised by Barca boss

Ernest Valverde: "For me the most important thing is trying to get to know the players who are here". Neymar had signed a contract extension at Barcelona only a year ago, which included a release clause of €200m but increased to €222m in the current transfer window. [Full Article...]

Mass production of Apple's OLED iPhone reportedly delayed to November-December

Mass production of Apple's OLED iPhone reportedly delayed to November-December According to some Apple watchers, like John Gruber, the iPhone 8 could start as high as $1,200, which is $550 more than the iPhone 7's starting price. So to compensate, this year's iPhone 8 will feature all the upgrades which its predecessors lack. Instead, it is going to be an edge-to-edge display this time, save for a minor cut-out at the top for the camera and other sensors. [Full Article...]

Credit Card-Checking Porn Site Age Gates are Nearly Here

Credit Card-Checking Porn Site Age Gates are Nearly Here Under new powers contained in the Digital Economy Act , which passed through Parliament earlier this year, a regulator will be able to block porn websites that fail to show that they are denying access to under-18s, for instance by demanding credit card details. [Full Article...]

U.S. national sentenced for spying in Iran

Princeton University has come out in support of Wang and said: " Xiyue Wang is a fourth-year doctoral candidate.in the Department of History at Princeton University". Iran's 2015 nuclear deal with world powers lifted most worldwide sanctions and promised Iran's reintegration into the global community in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program. [Full Article...]

Major 7.8 quake off Russian Federation, no tsunami threat to NZ

Major 7.8 quake off Russian Federation, no tsunami threat to NZ It struck just east of Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula, prompting the US Pacific Tsunami Warning centre to issue a tsunami warning. "The epicenter was 290 kilometers off Bering Island in Kamchatka's Aleutian region, 750 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky", the source said. [Full Article...]

Trump Defends Son For Seeking Clinton Dirt At Russia Meeting: 'That's Politics!'

Trump Defends Son For Seeking Clinton Dirt At Russia Meeting: 'That's Politics!' Lawyer Jay Sekulow distanced his client from the June 2016 meeting, saying that the President did not know about it at the time . LawNewz.com has reached out for comment to Futerfas and spokespeople for Trump, Jr . The younger Trump has offered to cooperate with Congress about the matter and would be the first member of the president's inner circle to testify before committees that are inv... [Full Article...]

Vehicle strikes barrier, police cruiser near Library of Congress

Vehicle strikes barrier, police cruiser near Library of Congress Katherine Gypson, a reporter on the scene for VOA, said: "Police continuing to investigate suspicious vehicle at Independence & 1st, just heard planned controlled detonation here on Capitol Hill". The collision injured the driver and a Capitol Police officer. The Senate Press Gallery warned on Twitter that there would be "loud noise" while authorities deal with the suspicious vehicle. [Full Article...]

Turkey wants to extend state of emergency

Turkey wants to extend state of emergency During the emergency rule, the cabinet has the right to issue statutory decrees under the president of the republic without regard to routine procedures and restrictions in the country's constitution. On the proposal of the government, the Parliament voted the extension of the state of emergency that expired on Wednesday, reported Anadolu. The attempt was carried out by a faction within the Turkis... [Full Article...]

Trump's approval rating the lowest for POTUS since 1975

The previous low was 39 percent by President Gerald Ford after he pardoned Richard Nixon , who resigned the presidency rather than face impeachment due to the Watergate scandal. Participants were split - 43%-41% - on Trump's handling of the economy. Only 28 percent approve of President Trump's approach on health care, and 38 percent are in favor of his dealings with other countries. [Full Article...]

White House names special counsel over Russian Federation probe response

White House names special counsel over Russian Federation probe response The White House has hired attorney Ty Cobb to be in-house counsel to handle Russia-related matters, CBS News has confirmed. The meeting, at Trump Tower, also included Jared Kushner , Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Russian-American lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin , publicist Rob Goldstone, and at least two other people . [Full Article...]

North Korea threatens response if new UNSC resolution adopted

North Korea threatens response if new UNSC resolution adopted President Donald Trump and his top aides have signalled growing impatience with China over North Korea, especially since it last week test-launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile, which experts say could put all of Alaska in range for the first time . [Full Article...]

UAE Rejects Reports That it Hacked Qatar

UAE Rejects Reports That it Hacked Qatar The country that Trump had accused of orchestrating 9/11 one year earlier wasn't launching an economic war against Qatar to assert its regional hegemony, but rather, out of honest desire to combat Doha's tacit support for terrorism. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday returned to the United States from his shuttle diplomacy in the Gulf region to try to resolve the dispute. [Full Article...]

Homeland Security must release Trump's Mar-A-Lago visitor logs

Homeland Security must release Trump's Mar-A-Lago visitor logs It also sued for visitor logs from Trump Tower, but DHS says it doesn't have records of visitors for that location. "If the government refers to you as a presidential visitor to Mar-a-Lago, we are going to get and release that information", he said, adding, "we don't know exactly what the logs are going to turn up". [Full Article...]

White House Looks for Course Correction with 'Made in America' Campaign

White House Looks for Course Correction with 'Made in America' Campaign Another reporter asked if the President is "the right vessel for this message" given Trump-brand products made overseas. The White House is launching a three-week "Made in America" messaging campaign on Monday to refocus President Trump's public agenda. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court gives Hawaii until Tuesday to answer Trump travel ban motion

Supreme Court gives Hawaii until Tuesday to answer Trump travel ban motion The Justice Department said its rules were properly grounded in immigration law. The government's definition excludes them. The latest change to Trump's Muslim ban - which is amid a complicated court battle winding its way up to the Supreme Court - comes in a memo sent to USA diplomats overseas dated last Friday. [Full Article...]

Netflix Has No Chill, Exceeds Expectations for Second Quarter

Netflix Has No Chill, Exceeds Expectations for Second Quarter Cantor Fitzgerald raised their price objective on shares of Netflix from $165.00 to $190.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.baseball-news-blog.com/2017/07/17/netflix-inc-nflx-receives-consensus-rating-of-buy-from-analysts-updated.html. [Full Article...]

Merkel Ally Asks For Refugee Limit But Avoids Ultimatum

Merkel Ally Asks For Refugee Limit But Avoids Ultimatum Asked in a television interview by ARD public broadcaster about her investment plans and Schulz's criticism, Merkel said: "We now can not spend the money that we have". French President Emmanuel Macron said in an interview published Thursday that Germany had to move on investment. "But we also must be able to get everything built on the ground". [Full Article...]

Start of school in IL in jeopardy because of budget battle

Start of school in IL in jeopardy because of budget battle Bruce Rauner again threatened to partially veto the statewide school funding plan passed by state lawmakers, while school superintendents from across Lake County issued an open plea for him to approve the plan as-is. That would result in a cut of almost half of a $293 million funding boost for state aid and pensions CPS would receive in the legislation, freeing up $145 million for other school di... [Full Article...]


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