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Minister: Iraq to boost crude oil production by year's end

Oil had its biggest weekly increase this year last week amid speculation OPEC will extend its deal to curb output, and after a USA government report showed the nation's refineries boosted crude use by the most in nearly three years while fuel supplies fell.

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US vote paves way for sale of personal customer data

If President Trump signs Tuesday's bill into law, those regulations will be over before they started. The repeal would allow internet service providers (ISPs) to sell customers' information and web browsing history to advertisers. Some in the Congress, like Sen. In other words, internet providers can see which devices you use and which websites you visit and choose to retain that data .

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Verizon, AT&T Pull Ads From YouTube Over Offensive Content

An expert reported in The Guardian estimated that YouTube extremists and hate preachers made over $318,000 from ads for household brands and government departments. Google declined to comment on individual customers but said it has begun a review of its advertising policies. "We're also raising the bar for our ads policies to further safeguard our advertisers' brands", the company said.

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SC bans sale and registration of Non-BS-IV Compliant Vehicles

The stock hit an intraday high of Rs. 440 and intraday low of 427. It includes 96,724 commercial vehicles, 6,71,308 two-wheelers, 40,048 three-wheelers and 16,198 cars, the paper reported. The court referred to a report by a panel of experts pointing out that BS IV vehicles had 80 percent lower particulate emissions than those in the lower category.

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CBN Reiterates Determination To Sustain Foreign Exchange Liquidity

The apex bank said the aggrieved customer should name the bank and branch of the non-cooperating bank. Isaac Okorafor, Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, CBN, in a statement, stated that the initial $8,000 once every week has been increased to $10, 000 (i.e.

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Devices affected by United Kingdom govt electronics ban

Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., told ABC. Royal Jordanian Airlines said in a tweet on Monday that USA -bound passengers would be barred from carrying most electronic devices aboard aircraft starting Tuesday at the request of US officials, including those that transit through Canada.

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No trade deal without Brexit progress, European Union leaders warn Theresa May

The European Union offered Britain talks this year on a future free trade pact but made clear in negotiating guidelines issued yesterday that London must first agree to EU demands on the terms of Brexit. "Only once we have achieved sufficient progress on the withdrawal, can we discuss framework for the future", European Council President Donald Tusk said Friday at a press conference in Malta.

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Lights go out around the world for 10th Earth Hour

Residents and businesses across Wrexham are being asked to come together and turn their lights off for one hour this weekend to show their support for Earth Hour. "People are encouraged to reduce their energy consumption every day by using electricity efficiently, switching off all non-essential lights and appliances", it said .

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Oil retreats, set to become worst-performing asset in 1Q

Speculation OPEC will extend its deal to curb output and ease a global glut is sending oil toward its biggest weekly increase this year. Oil bulls were enthused Wednesday by a less-than-expected increase in USA oil inventories and signs that conflict in Libya means there will be trouble getting exports back online.

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Boeing's Latest Dreamliner Aircraft Completes First Test Flight

President Donald Trump spoke during the rollout ceremony in February for the aircraft. This first test flight may last four or five hours as the plane cruises up and down the Eastern seaboard. "Mike and I just enjoyed the whole day", Berg said, adding the plane "performed exactly like we thought it would". The plane has a high entry way, wide passenger cabin and larger overhead bins for baggage.

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Supreme Court Order: Dealers stop selling BS-III vehicles

With 6.71 lakh two-wheelers affected by the ban, dealers are trying to sell as many units as possible before the March 31 deadline and in the process are offering "unheard of discounts", the report adds. "We have not yet taken an account of how many vehicles compliant with BS-III norms are still available in our stock". Also Read: SC on BS-III Vehicle ban: What is BS 3 and BS 4? "If any, we would try to export them to countries where they are still accepted", said a company spokesperson.

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Loss to Crystal Palace makes title race interesting - Conte

With Chelsea on Wednesday next facing Manchester City, who now lie fourth on 57 points and who first face Arsenal on Sunday, the Blues' defeat gives a markedly different feel to the title race. Hazard was asked about a potential move to Real Madrid again and seemed to react angrily to the constant questioning. Chelsea slipped to their first defeat since January as Crystal Palace secured a memorable 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge.

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Australia friends with both US, China: Turnbull

Last year, China imported more than US$6.1 billion in beef from Australia, including frozen and live cattle. Emerging from talks with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and asked about militarisation in the South China Sea, Mr Li said China is only interested in maintaining freedom of movement.

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Britain to exit from the European Union on 29th March

She will follow the letter with a statement to MPs after her weekly appearance at Prime Minister's Question Time . The talks should also quickly remove any doubts about funding for programmes financed by the European Union budget, he said.

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Oil prices rise on Libyan output disruption

Prices rose Wednesday after USA government data showed that gasoline inventories dropped more than expected, while refineries boosted the amount of crude they processed by the most in nearly three years. China became the third-biggest overseas destination for USA crude in 2016, according to EIA data, up from ninth the previous year. Brent crude is expected to average $US57.25 per barrel in 2017, slightly lower than last month's forecast of $US57.52, the poll of 32 economists and analysts ...

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BJP to invite Yogi to Bihar, saffron forces feeling upbeat

Meat sellers across Uttar Pradesh are on an indefinite strike from today against the crackdown on illegal and mechanized slaughterhouses. The Chief Minister directed police officials to prepare an elaborate work plan at the earliest and ensure that good policing is put in place.

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Coal industry is doomed to implode eventually

We can not rely on coal and other fossil fuels. Canete, speaking to reporters on Thursday after meeting Chinese officials in Beijing, expressed regret the United States was rolling back climate policies but said China and Europe remained committed to "driving forward" the battle against climate change.

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Queensland storm declared a catastrophe

Debbie ripped a trail of destruction through northeast Australia on Tuesday as a category four storm, one rung below the most unsafe wind speed level, before being gradually downgraded through the night to a tropical low. Torrential rain also flooded roads and wind smashed windows, uprooted trees and tossed debris down streets. More than 25,000 people were evacuated from their homes from Australia's eastern coastal areas and were urged to hunker down and stay indoors.

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As Mosul fighting rages, a family tries to come back home

In September, the Pentagon said it had confirmed that a USA airstrike killed another ISIS second-in-command, Abu Muhammad al-Adnani, who also served as the group's main spokesman. Addressing Pentagon reporters by teleconference, Army Col. Joseph Scrocca said OIR commander Army Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend directed that the investigation get underway rather than continue with the credibility assessments.

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Detained Gambian Woman Released By British Anti-Terror Police

Police continue to search five addresses and another 16 searches have concluded, in what Rowley said was a fast-moving and wide-ranging investigation. Earlier Prime Minister Theresa May disclosed the terrorist was British-born and was once investigated in relation to concerns about violent extremism some years ago, but was a "peripheral figure".

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GST on track to meet July deadline

Speaking at an ASSOCHAM managing committee meet in New Delhi, Lavasa said . GST will subsume excise duty, service tax and other local levies. The Lower House of Parliament passed the bills by voice vote, after Speaker Sumitra Mahajan initiated clause-by-clause voting at the end of a long debate on GST, billed as the country's biggest tax reforms since independence.

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Significant damage feared as powerful Cyclone Debbie hits

Winds gusted to 163mph at Hamilton Island, a tourist resort in the Whitsunday island chain just off the mainland coast. People along the northeast Australian coast are reeling from the impacts of Cyclone Debbie after the powerful Category 4 storm made landfall on Tuesday.

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R Street welcomes Keystone XL permit approval

The US State Department issued a permit Friday authorizing energy infrastructure firm TransCanada to build the Keystone XL Pipeline. The greatest technology known to man. " TransCanada will now be able to complete this long overdue pipeline with efficiency and speed", Trump said. Two government sources, who declined to be identified, said on Thursday that the pipeline approval would be announced by the White House.

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United States oil production rose 60000 barrels a day in January, EIA says

Elsewhere in the energy market, prices for natural gas held onto earlier losses after the EIA Thursday reported that USA natural-gas supplies fell by 43 billion cubic feet for the week ended March 24. "As long as optimism continues to fade over Opec stabilising the saturated oil markets, bears will have many opportunities to attack prices lower", said Otunuga.

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SpaceX has successfully landed a recycled rocket

SpaceX launched the recycled Falcon 9 rocket on March 30 from the Kennedy Space Center. "This is going to be, ultimately, a huge revolution in spaceflight", he said. He argued: "Rapid and complete reusability of rockets is really the key to opening up space and becoming [.] a multi-planet species, and having the future be something that's incredibly exciting and inspiring that we'll look forward to".

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'Angel of Death' serial killer Donald Harvey dies after jail cell beating

Donald Harvey , the so-called "Angel of Death", died on Thursday, March 30, 2017 after a vicious attack in his OH state prison cell. Harvey later said he was trying to end the suffering of the patients, and claimed he killed even more than the 37 murders he admitted in court.

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Joy Reid on Ivanka's move to the White House

She is also set to receive government-issued communications devices and a security clearance. Although she will not be a government employee, Ivanka Trump's attorney and ethics adviser, Jamie Gorelick, said she would voluntarily comply with government ethics rules.

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BS III vehicles: Telangana dealers panic, push vehicle sales; offer discounts

The Environment Pollution Prevention and Control Authority (EPCA) today observed that auto dealers were resorting to "fake sales" of BS-III models to circumvent the ban on their registration from tomorrow. The offer will be valid till the stock last or up to March 31. He further said: "By the end of today, March 31, we would have sold nearly all of our BS III inventory".

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EPA chief assailed - and applauded - for not banning controversial pesticide

In the decision , the EPA wrote that the question of whether it's unsafe to use chlorpyrifos on crops remained "unresolved". A decade ago, the Natural Resources Defense Council teamed with the Pesticide Action Network North America to formally petition the U.S.to toss out chlorpyrifos for farm use, too.

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The Coca-Cola Co (KO) Shares Sold by Atlanta Capital Management Co

The most recent short interest data show 1.57% of the company's stock are short sold. Finally, GWM Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Coca-Cola Company (The) during the second quarter valued at approximately $1,317,000. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 13th. If you are viewing this article on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of United States and worldwide trademark and copyright law.

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Coal industry may see more jobs after Trump's latest executive order

Surrounded by coal miners and fossil fuel industry titans, Trump went to the Environmental Protection Agency today to sign what he is nonsensically calling his "Energy Independence" Executive Order . President Donald Trump signed an order to dismantle Obama-era climate change regulations. The White House argues that former President Obama's Clean Energy Plan would have cost $39 billion a year and increase energy prices in 41 states by 10 percent.

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EpiPen Recall: Some Lots Recalled In U.S. For Potential Supplier Defect

The company said there have been two global cases reported where a defective part prevented the Auto-Injector from activating. The auto-injectors may contain a faulty part in one lot of EpiPen and one lot of EpiPen Jr. Mylan brands adult versions with a yellow label and junior devices with a green label. EpiPens are used to counteract severe allergic reactions. The recall now covers 13 lots distributed from December 17, 2015 through July 1, 2016.

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Gennady Golovkin aims to unify middleweight division against England's Billy Joe Saunders

Even when I got dropped, they said I got pushed a little bit, I mean I think it hit but I'd have to go back and see it, but I wanted to go trade with him right there because it really didn't hurt me. The AP scored the first and second round for Jacobs, but the knockout put Golovkin ahead on the unofficial scorecard, 38-37. Gennady Golovkin is one fight closer to landing the biggest payday of his career and the biggest money fight in all of boxing.

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Internet privacy repeal headed to Oval Office

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said in a tweet the vote was "Terrible for American ppl, great for big biz". The Republican-controlled House of Representative Tuesday passed the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to repeal the FCC's privacy rules by a 215 to 205 vote.

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Las Vegas' Jorge Linares defends lightweight title on Showtime

But Eddie Hearn warned rival promoter Frank Warren he will not get Crolla on the cheap for WBO champion Flanagan. The Manchester-native fell considerably short against the WBA lightweight king in their rematch on Saturday after losing the rematch on all three judges' scorecards 118-109.


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