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World Crude inventories up again, gasoline, diesel stocks down
Author: 0 Crude inventories up again, gasoline, diesel stocks down

Economists at the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said in their monthly market report for September that total commercial oil stocks for members of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development were 195 million barrels above the five-year average and 123 million barrels above the seasonal norm.

World Trump wants to honor himself with a military parade on July 4
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U.S. allies in Europe, along with many of Trump's critics in Washington, fear this could trigger a new Middle East arms race and diplomatic crisis even as the world faces an aggressive nuclear-armed Pyongyang. If the US Congress decides to reimpose economic sanctions - despite the concerns of fellow deal signatories Britain, China, France, Germany and Russian Federation - the agreement would likely collapse.

World Kenya braces for Supreme Court ruling on polls
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An election official also confirmed the potential delay to the BBC. It made the decision in response to Odinga's petition challenging the official results that Kenyatta won with 54 percent of the vote. Its status as a diplomatic, trade and security hub for East Africa means the court's ruling and preparation for the fresh election, now scheduled for October 17, are being closely watched for signs of instability or violence.

World 'Extremely dangerous' Maria moves toward VI, Puerto Rico as Cat 5 storm
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After crossing St. Croix, Maria will head toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico on Tuesday night and Wednesday as "an extremely risky Category 4 or 5 hurricane ", the National Hurricane Center said . Heavy rain lashed the island and several areas were without power. Dominica, a heavily forested former British colony home to 72,000 people, lies in the eastern Caribbean about halfway between the French islands of Guadeloupe, to the north, and Martinique, to the south.

World Ryanair acts on passenger ire over cancelled flights
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The company promised to publish a full list of the canceled flights by Tuesday, but as of Monday there were only details on canceled flights through Wednesday. However, this 2% figure could equate to more than a quarter of a million passengers being hit by cancellations in the next six weeks. "It's also essential that Ryanair release a full list of flights that will be affected so that passengers have as much time as possible to make alternate arrangements".

World Four US Female Tourists Attacked With Acid in France
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The prosecutor's office could not be reached for comment but told France 3 that one of the women had been hit in the eye with acid and had trouble seeing. The tourists were hospitalized after the attack. Marseille is located on France's southern coast, about 490 miles from Paris. In previous incidents in Marseille, a driver rammed into two bus stops last month , killing a woman, USA Today reported .

World Trump retweets meme of him hitting Hillary Clinton with golf ball
Author: 0 Trump retweets meme of him hitting Hillary Clinton with golf ball

He posted about talking to the South Korean president, calling Kim Jong Un "Rocket Man", campaigning for a Republican attorney general candidate in MI, and retweeted several pro-Trump Twitter accounts that had shared images of him bringing jobs back to the USA, "making America great again", or attacking The New York Times.

World Trump again seizes on terror incident to call for travel ban
Author: 0 Trump again seizes on terror incident to call for travel ban

Scotland Yard also reportedly commented on Trump's tweet saying that it was "unhelpful and pure speculation". He also attacked London Mayor Sadiq Khan's response to the attack, prompting Khan to call on United Kingdom officials to cancel the president's upcoming visit.

World United States urges Iraq's Kurds to call off independence referendum
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will hold a high-level security meeting on September 22 to decide what response to take over a planned Kurdish referendum on independence. Sixty-five of the sixty-eight parliamentarians present at the sitting in Erbil voted in favor of the referendum, Kurdish news agency Rudaw reported.

World U.S. citizen fighting for Islamic State surrenders in Syria
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The spokesperson for the coalition tweeted on Tuesday that "SDF hold more than 60 percent of Raqqa; 35 blocks cleared of ISIS this week". The US military command said they were aware of the report. The unnamed man is not the first American seized for participating in combat for ISIS. The Islamist militant group had taken control of large parts of the two Middle East nations in 2014 to establish an Islamic caliphate, but they have been driven out of their strongholds in both the countries ...

World Russian Federation begins war games 'eyeing Nato'
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The Kremlin firmly rejects any such plans. Russian Federation has rejected NATO's claims that tens of thousands of troops will take part in its current war games, insisting that it will be abide by the so-called Vienna Document requiring that any exercise involving more than 13,000 troops be open to observers.

World Republicans Launch One More Effort To Repeal Obamacare
Author: 0 Republicans Launch One More Effort To Repeal Obamacare

The Graham-Cassidy bill would cap what is now an open-ended benefit - which would be likely to force the state to eliminate health coverage for many of its poorest residents. The Graham-Cassidy bill has yet to gain full Republican support. Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Kamala Harris of California, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Brian Schatz of Hawaii, and Tom Udall of New Mexico all plan to ...

World Thousands evacuated as bomb threats sweep Russian Federation
Author: 0 Thousands evacuated as bomb threats sweep Russian Federation

Terrorists have earlier rocked Moscow on two occasions. At least five cities were targeted by bomb scares in the Russian Far East, Interfax reports. The Russian capital's three largest train stations, three universities, and more than a dozen shopping centres have been evacuated as authorities investigate.

World United States gov't bans use of cybersecurity products from Russian company Kaspersky
Author: 0 United States gov't bans use of cybersecurity products from Russian company Kaspersky

The directive gives agencies 30 days to determine whether they are using any Kaspersky products. The Department claims that the Russian government could compel Kaspersky to compromise its own products on behalf of Russian intelligence, although there is no evidence either of such a request or of Kaspersky software being mis-used in this or any other way.

World Jose Will Do Loops in the Atlantic; Unlikely to Impact the US
Author: 0 Jose Will Do Loops in the Atlantic; Unlikely to Impact the US

Forecast models agree the storm will turn toward the east coast of the United States, but longer term forecasts are less definitive. Satellite images of Jose resembled an "amorphous blob" looping in small counterclockwise motions in the Atlantic, where it would remain for the next three days, according to the National Hurricane Center .

World 50 million affected in Mexico quake: Three days mourning declared
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The 8.2-magnitude natural disaster, the strongest ever hit the region in last 100 years, caused at least 61 deaths and injuries to 200 people in Mexican States including Tabasco, Oaxaca and Chiapas. A tsunami was confirmed in Mexico, with the largest wave at 0.7 metres (2.3 feet). The town of Juchitán, in Oaxaca, was the wort-hit towns, there were reportedly 17 deaths.

World Hurricane Irma may bring 'major' coastal flooding to Charleston
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Storm surge across the lower portion of South Carolina's coast remains a major concern, as the National Hurricane Center predicts as much as 4-6 feet of inundation above dry ground. The order still applied to three counties . Traffic on South Carolina's highways is already heavier than normal with residents fleeing Irma's projected path.

World Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Afghanistan: FM Asif
Author: 0 Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Afghanistan: FM Asif

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif will visit the regional countries - beginning with China - on September 8 to discuss the foreign policy and the future strategy. "Should China actually walk the talk, it will signal a change of China's stance towards Pakistan and terrorism". Pakistan reports indicate that Asif will soon visit Moscow to discuss the USA strategy.

World Gauri Lankesh's death, an act by communal forces
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He said the Prime Minister could not react on everything. Hear more about journalist Gauri Lankesh in The World's interview with Anoo Bhuyan above. Prasad, in his final tweet, demanded speedy action by Karnataka police over the murder, "I expect that Karnataka police will soon nab the killers of #GauriLakesh at the earliest at take action against them".

Author: 0 Bank of Canada Surprises With Another Rate Rise

Interestingly, the BoC did also reference elevated household indebtedness and the impact that these rate rises could have on it. The Bank of Canada have made it clear that any future interest rate decision will be made exclusively on economic data releases, and as such have not given any further signals to monetary policy decisions.

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