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Russia Will Curb Oil Production

Major non-OPEC rival Russian Federation said it believes a cut would be a positive for the market, but has not indicated whether or not it would limit its own production, which is close to record highs above 11 million barrels per day. Global benchmark Brent crude futures were down 23c at $51.70 a barrel at 8.48am GMT, more than 2% lower than the four-month high reached on Friday.



Indigenous People's Day vs. Columbus Day

Columbus Day is a national holiday but not everyone thinks Americans should celebrate it. Vermont Governor Peter Schumlin officially renamed the holiday Indigenous People's Day this year, and Phoenix has voted to celebrate the latter, too.



AT&T considering permanently ending Galaxy Note 7 sales

Samsung has announced a global recall of Galaxy Note 7 after reports that the battery in some units caught fire or exploded while being charged. Bloomberg said AT&T may decide as soon as tonight (Friday) on whether or not to stop selling the Galaxy Note 7.



I Paid My Taxes (BRK)

On Monday, it was Buffett's turn to take a shot at Trump. " Warren Buffett took a massive deduction", Trump said. The New York Times reported that loss may have allowed him to go almost two decades without paying taxes. Buffett also said in his statement that the charitable deductions he took in 2015 don't reflect the half of what he gave to charity previous year.



Green Day to play Pittsburgh

Looks like 2017 is going to be a big year for Green Day . They'll be in Europe until February, before their major North America run begins in March. The veteran punks performed a handful of new songs from the latest album, including the first single, "Bang, Bang".


IOC calls on WADA to lead unified global anti-doping system

IOC calls on WADA to lead unified global anti-doping system

The summit also supported the plan, first announced a year ago, for creation of a new anti-doping testing body "within the framework of WADA", that would also have intelligence gathering and investigative powers. "Following normal judicial process, you have to make a difference between prosecutor and judge to have a sustainable sanction", said Bach, an Olympic fencing champion who became a lawyer.