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CIA considered using truth serum on al Qaeda suspect

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CIA interrogators considered using a truth serum on an al Qaeda suspect after waterboarding and other “enhanced interrogation techniques” failed to get the answers they wanted, according to newly declassified documents. Abu Zubaydah was believed to have been involved in the planning of the 9/11 attacks. Desperate to find out what he might know about Read More

Crude oil prices crater on oversupply concerns, stronger dollar

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Houston — The oil complex settled sharply lower on Tuesday after a bearish OPEC report exacerbated market concerns of oversupply and reduced demand. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now ICE January Brent settled $4.65 lower at $65.47/b and NYMEX December WTI was down $4.24 at $55.69/b at Read More

Brazil lawmakers slam Norsk Hydro, regulators for Alunorte leak

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FILE PHOTO: A ship navigates at Para river as alumina Refinery Alunorte, owned by Norwegian company Norsk Hydro ASA, is pictured in Barcarena, Para state, northern Brazil March 5, 2018. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – “Failures and possible crimes” led to a February leak of mineral byproduct at Norsk Hydro ASA’s Alunorte Read More

Oil slumps 7 percent to one-year low as rout extends to 12 days

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil’s slide accelerated on Tuesday, with U.S. futures suffering their steepest one-day loss in more than three years due to ongoing worries about weakening global demand and oversupply. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the drilling platform, the first out of four oil platforms to be installed at Norway’s giant offshore Read More

Venture Global's Plaquemines LNG export plant passes U.S. environmental test

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(Reuters) – Venture Global’s Plaquemines liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal in Louisiana took a step toward receiving federal approval for construction on Tuesday after staff at the U.S. energy regulator issued a draft environmental report. In the report, known as an environmental impact statement, staff at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) concluded that Read More

Oil slumps 6 percent as rout runs to 12 days on supercharged selling

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil’s slide accelerated on Tuesday, with U.S. futures dropping to lows not seen in 11 months due to ongoing worries about weakening global demand, oversupply and selloffs across other asset classes, including equities. FILE PHOTO: A general view of the drilling platform, the first out of four oil platforms to be Read More

CNN sues Trump after White House bans reporter

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CNN is suing Donald Trump after a reporter was banned from the White House following a hostile exchange at a news conference. The president berated political correspondent Jim Acosta during a post-midterms briefing last week, after which the journalist was accused of assaulting an intern who attempted to relieve him of the microphone. Press secretary Read More

Wall Street gains on tech bounce, trade hopes

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose in choppy trading on Tuesday as a bruised technology sector recovered and industrial stocks gained on hopes of a U.S.-China trade deal, but declines for Boeing Co (BA.N) and Home Depot Inc (HD.N) weighed on the Dow. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Read More

PGS Sells OptoSeis® to Geospace Technologies

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   November 13, 2018: Oslo, Norway, PGS sells the fiber optic permanent reservoir monitoring solution, OptoSeis®, to Geospace Technologies. Terms of the transaction include an initial cash payment at closing of $1.8 million and contingent cash payments of up to an additional $23.2 million over a five-and-a-half year earn-out period. The contingent cash payments will Read More

Wall Street rises on trade hope, Apple limits tech recovery

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(Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Tuesday as technology stocks bounced back after a steep selloff in the previous session and hopes of progress in the U.S.-China trade talks boosted industrials, even though a decline in Apple Inc (AAPL.O) curbed gains. Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New Read More