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Crude oil prices inch higher on Monday

Brent crude, the global benchmark, fell 0.5% to $54.69 per barrel on Tuesday and the US West Texas Intermediate lost 0.9% to $51.34 a barrel. The price of petrol is expected to rise 5-8 percent and that of diesel by 6-8 percent over the next 3-4 months after last week's decision by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) to cut crude oil production by 1.2 million barrels per day (mpbd), Crisil Research said on Tuesday.


Clemency hearing to be held for inmate set for execution

Clemency hearing to be held for inmate set for execution

The Georgia Supreme Court threw out Sallie's first conviction and death sentence in 1998 because his trial lawyer had a conflict of interest. "I do ask for forgiveness", William Sallie told witnesses moments before he was given an injection of barbiturate pentobarbital at Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson.


Parties Seeking Volunteers to Observe Presidential Recount

Parties Seeking Volunteers to Observe Presidential Recount

The amount, which was set by the state's Commonwealth Court, is a modification of the $10 million bond requested by representatives of President-elect Donald Trump. Former Green Party nominee Jill Stein , who called for a recount in the state after raising millions of dollars via an online fundraiser, netted 27 extra votes .



YouTube releases 2016 Rewind, announces most viewed videos in India for 2016

What's so fun about the YouTube Rewind is that it reminds you of all the super fun trends from the year that you may have forgotten about. Going by the high-octane mashup depicted in its 5 minute run-time, 2016 will seem to future historians like a candy-colored cornucopia of bottle flips, Pokemon Go , carpool karaoke , rainbow bagels prepared in era-accurate hydraulic presses, mannequin challenges, and lots and lots of dancing to Justin Bieber with iconic David Bowie makeup.



Two US officials to attend Fidel Castro's funeral

Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes and Jeffrey DeLaurentis, the top US diplomat to Cuba, will attend the service. Cuba's leftist allies and Washington's top diplomat in Havana have joined a sprawling throng of Cubans at a rally to commemorate Fidel Castro.



Trump Tweets Attacks on Carrier Union Boss

As part of its deal with President-elect Donald Trump to retain some IN jobs, Carrier pledged to invest $16 million dollars IN its Indianapolis factory. "For him to say I'm a disgusting labor leader, I take it as a positive, because that must mean that we're doing something so people can earn a decent living wage-wise and benefit-wise".