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'Supermoon' is a sight to behold

Monday's supermoon , which reached the peak of its full phase in the morning, was the closest and brightest supermoon of the year and the largest since 1948. Besides November's, there was one on October 16 and there will be another on December 14, although neither are as close as this month's. When the moon is full as it makes its closest pass to Earth it is known as a supermoon .


Hundreds of Los Angeles students in anti-Trump protest

Hundreds of Los Angeles students in anti-Trump protest

Students from at least seven high schools in the D.C. area have protested in the past two days. Students with signs and slogans headed to nearby Mariachi Plaza. Students say they feel their voices weren't heard during the election, even though they're affected by the outcome. "The place that has succeeded because it was open for everyone, the place built of generation after generation of immigrants", he said.


Montpellier retirement home for elderly monks reportedly invaded by armed man

Montpellier retirement home for elderly monks reportedly invaded by armed man

A member of staff managed to escape and raise the alarm and armed police are at the scene. The gunman was thought to be holed up in the home, in the region of Herault, holding up to 60 residents hostage. Around 70 monks live in the home. The home was a retirement home for monks who had been missionaries in Africa. Fifty-nine of the residents were brought to safety, sources said, but others remained inside the home as police continued to search for the man.


Lufthansa scraps 830 short-haul flights on Friday due to strike

Lufthansa scraps 830 short-haul flights on Friday due to strike

Friday's strike affects short-haul flights only and Lufthansa said it will publish details of Friday's cancellations by midday on Thursday. Pilots working for Lufthansa have extended their flight for a second time, with hundreds of short-haul flights likely to be grounded on Friday November 25.


US crude stockpiles fall as imports drop, refinery rates rise

US crude stockpiles fall as imports drop, refinery rates rise

Indeed, about two thirds of the participants in the latest CNBC Oil Survey said if OPEC agrees to cut production, it will have to do more than what was agreed to in September in order to have an impact on prices. The US distillate fuel production increased last week, averaging 5.1 million barrels per day, said the report . "I think if that happens there is scope to see oil surge up into the mid-$50s a barrel at least temporarily", Spooner said.



Thanksgiving Gas Prices Are Third Lowest In A Decade

That's according to GasBuddy , a website that shows where to find the lowest fuel prices. "Most will travel on the tried and true holiday road trip, thanks to gas prices that are holding at close to $2 per gallon". More people may be hitting the roads during the Thanksgiving holiday next week. In all, 48.7 million Americans are expected to travel 50 miles or more.