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OPEC deal pushes oil to one-year high

Saudi Arabia undertook the largest cut, slashing output by 486,000 bpd and dropping its demand that Iran cut its output, in a deal that was seen as a victory for Tehran. Instead, they would probably shift funds to longer-term projects, she said. Oil markets went into reverse. To be more specific, the index grew all the way up to 19.013,12 points, thereby gaining some 0,3% relative to the close price of the previous trading session.



Electoral College can still change outcome

But they can vote however they want and there is no legal means to stop them in most states". The petition now has more than 4.6 million signatures, which is 2 million signatures more than the next most popular petition. Clinton is now 1,322,095 votes ahead of Trump on the popular vote, but lost the election by 306 to 232 Electoral College votes, pending the outcome of the December 19 vote.


PM Modi uses 'unverified' WhatsApp message to make case for cashless economy

PM Modi uses 'unverified' WhatsApp message to make case for cashless economy

Launching into a question-answer mode, the Prime Minister asked the crowd, "Is it a crime to fight corruption which has been plaguing the country for the last 70 years?" The government has said money recovered from those hoarding it post demonetisation exercise would be used for people's welfare like infrastructure development.


US unemployment rate falls to nine-year low

US unemployment rate falls to nine-year low

That would be slightly better than the initial estimate for October's job gains of 161,000. The drop in the unemployment rate appeared sudden as it had shown little movement over the past year, and the number of people in the workforce - the labour force participation rate - was little changed at 62.7 per cent.


Hailey native Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl seeks pardon from Pres. Obama

Hailey native Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl seeks pardon from Pres. Obama

Army lieutenant stationed at a remote outpost in Afghanistan in 2009 when he left his post and walked away without permission, setting off a massive military rescue operation that included thousands of soldiers conducting hundreds of raids across the country, often under unsafe circumstances.


Democratic anti-Trump electors raising money off the effort

Democratic anti-Trump electors raising money off the effort

Ms Guerra is now the third faithless elector in her state who is demonstrating a protest vote against Mr Trump. Colorado Democratic elector Michael Baca announced he plans to create a fundraising group to help "faithless electors" pay fines associated with their decision to vote in a way other than directed by their respective states, according to a Hill report Thursday.