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Oprah in 2020? Friends send mixed messages on her future

Oprah in 2020? Friends send mixed messages on her future

President Trump has weighed in on rumors that 63-year-old billionaire media mogul Oprah Winfrey may be preparing to make a bid for the presidency. "I don't think she's going to run". Some of Winfrey's moral politics lean conservative; she tends to frame issues like drug use and poverty as "struggles of the mind, and the ways the mind can recognize its best possibility", Lofton said in a 2014 interview about her book, rather than things to be addressed with policy.


Giant recalls orange cream and ice cream bars

Giant recalls orange cream and ice cream bars

The voluntary recall now includes Kroger brand orange cream bars and chocolate-coated vanilla ice cream bars sold at Kroger stores. Bi-Lo said its recalled Southern Home Orange Cream Bar with UPC 6078801142 and Southern Home Arctic Ice Cream Bar with UPC 60788001147 were sold in SC stores.


Ford Sued By Super Duty Owners Over Diesel Emissions Cheating Claims

Ford Sued By Super Duty Owners Over Diesel Emissions Cheating Claims

The lawsuit involves F-250 and F-350 Super Duty trucks sold from 2011 and 2017. For those that tow their show or race cars the Ford F-Series Super Duty with Power Stroke diesel has been the go to hauler for decades. Owners are seeking damages for what they say are 58 'violations of state consumer law, false advertising and racketeering'. "The more you tow and the longer you haul, the more you'll appreciate its class-leading towing and payload capacity and how efficient it is at the pump".


Toyota, Mazda plan to build factory in Alabama

Toyota, Mazda plan to build factory in Alabama

North Carolina was a finalist fro the 4,000-employee plant, where Toyota plans to assemble the Corolla sedan, while Mazda said it will use the factory to produce new crossover vehicles for the US market. In October, Toyota said it would scale back investment in a planned plant in Mexico by 30 percent to $700 million and cut planned annual capacity in half to 100,000 vehicles as it shuffles its production plans to meet market demands.


American shale oil set to flood the market

American shale oil set to flood the market

Export price index is expected to be 0.3 percent, down from 0.5 percent a month ago. "EIA forecasts production to increase to an average of 10.8 million b/d in 2019 and to surpass 11 million b/d in November 2019". Much of the production growth will be concentrated in the Permian Basin, the largest US oilfield stretching across Texas and New Mexico, said John Staub, the EIA director of the office of petroleum, natural gas and biofuels analysis.