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US vows to maintain pressure on China amid wide condemnation of protectionism at APEC summit

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Washington will not change its pressure tactics against Beijing until it bows to US terms, Vice President Mike Pence said at an APEC summit, where members loudly denounced protectionism and sanctions as threats to global trade. “The US will not change course until China changes its ways,” Pence said Saturday, speaking at an Asia Pacific Read More

Canadian crude rallies as U.S. demand and rail shipments rise

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By Robert Tuttle on 11/16/2018 CALGARY (Bloomberg) — Canadian heavy crude prices rallied Friday as U.S. Refinery demand rises and increased volumes are shipped by rail car. Heavy Western Canadian Select’s discount to West Texas Intermediate futures narrowed to $39.25/bbl, the smallest since late September, data compiled by Bloomberg show. The absolute price increased to Read More

Dollar falls as Fed officials ring note of caution, pound bounces

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The dollar fell broadly on Friday in the wake of cautious comments from two U.S. Federal Reserve officials about global economic growth, while sterling rose following losses tied to fears about a Brexit deal. British Pound Sterling and U.S. Dollar notes are seen in this June 22, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Thomas Read More

Trump says will make acting EPA head Wheeler permanent

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would nominate the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, to take on the position permanently. FILE PHOTO: Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Andrew Wheeler speaks during an event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump with workers on “Cutting the Read More

Trump seeks to make acting EPA head Wheeler permanent

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FILE PHOTO: Acting Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Andrew Wheeler speaks during an event hosted by U.S. President Donald Trump with workers on “Cutting the Red Tape, Unleashing Economic Freedom” in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said Read More

Judge orders White House to restore CNN reporter's access

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A judge has ordered the White House to return the press credentials of banned CNN reporter Jim Acosta following his row with Donald Trump. US District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, an appointee of the president, announced his decision in Washington on Friday. The White House said it will “temporarily reinstate” Mr Acosta’s pass in response Read More

U.S. manufacturing production increases; headwinds growing

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. manufacturing output rose for a fifth straight month in October, shrugging off a sharp drop in motor vehicle production and suggesting underlying strength in factory activity despite growing headwinds that are expected to slow the sector in 2019. FILE PHOTO – Assembly workers work on the underside of 2015 Ford Mustang Read More

The Wolfcamp play has been key to Permian Basin oil and natural gas production growth

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November 16, 2018 Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on DrillingInfo Increased oil and natural gas development in the Wolfcamp play has helped drive overall crude oil and natural gas production growth in the Permian Basin during the past decade. Drilling and completion operations within the Wolfcamp play have been responsible for much of the Read More

OMG! Chechnya owned by vampire clan & ruled by ‘Sultan Ramzan’… in table game

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Russia’s Republic of Chechnya is owned by a vampire clan that has a pro-Kremlin “Sultan Ramzan” in their service… Well at least in a new edition of a popular table game. The reference to a real Chechen leader is striking, though. A 200-page setting book for the fifth edition of the ‘Vampires: The Masquerade’ table Read More

Number of missing in California wildfires rises to 631

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The number of people reported missing in California’s deadly wildfires has jumped to 631, as 65 victims are confirmed dead. The revised official list of the 631 individuals whose whereabouts and fate remain unknown is more than double the 297 recorded earlier in the day by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office. “I want you to Read More