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Oil dips on weak economic outlook, but OPEC-led cuts support

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices dipped on Monday, weighed down by expectations that China will report its weakest economic growth in almost three decades amid waning domestic demand and painful U.S. tariffs. FILE PHOTO: A VLCC oil tanker is seen at a crude oil terminal in Ningbo Zhoushan port, Zhejiang province, China May 16, 2017. Read More

Magnitude 6.7 quake strikes Chile, no tsunami threat: USGS

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) – A magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the coast of north-central Chile on Saturday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The quake struck at 10:32 p.m. local time (0132 GMT) about 15.6 km (9.7 miles) south-southwest of Coquimbo, the USGS said. The relatively shallow quake, just 53 km (33 miles) below the surface, rattled Read More

Wall Street extends rally on U.S.-China trade optimism

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, helping Wall Street’s major indexes advance for the fourth consecutive week, as increased hopes the United States and China would resolve their trade dispute lifted shares across sectors. FILE PHOTO: Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., Read More

U.S. consumer sentiment at two-year low, manufacturing rebounds

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. consumer sentiment tumbled in early January to its lowest level since President Donald Trump was elected more than two years ago as an ongoing partial shutdown of the federal government and financial market volatility stoked fears of a sharp deceleration in economic growth. FILE PHOTO: Shoppers carry bags of purchased merchandise Read More

Anti-vax movement among TOP THREATS to global health, with HIV & Ebola, WHO says

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The anti-vaccination trend has landed next to HIV and Ebola as a key global threat, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Experts say “vaccine hesitancy” risks reversing progress in fighting preventable diseases. Although various diseases that can be prevented by vaccines, such as diphtheria and meningitis, were on WHO’s Health threat lists before, in Read More

Mysterious skull of primitive child reveals strange modern human-like teeth

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The mysterious skull of a primitive 6-year-old child discovered in a Chinese cave was found to have teeth similar to modern humans. The fascinating find is now the oldest known case of human teeth growth in East Asia. Seven teeth were discovered in the child’s fossilized upper jaw – teeth which were in the process Read More

EIA expects relatively flat natural gas prices, continued record production through 2020

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Factbox: Some rule changes now on go-slow due to U.S. shutdown

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The ongoing federal government shutdown is impeding efforts to advance several rule changes that aim to make life easier for financial institutions. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol building is seen as a partial government shutdown enters its 19th day on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo Here Read More

Market turmoil hits BlackRock's bottom line in fourth quarter

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), the world’s largest fund manager, reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly profit on Wednesday due to financial market turmoil, but investors celebrated the company’s strong sales of relatively low-fee funds. FILE PHOTO – A sign for BlackRock Inc hangs above their building in New York U.S., July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Lucas Read More