Oil prices hovered below a three-year high last week, but the rapid run up in oil prices from below USD45 a barrel just seven months ago has lead many investors to ask if USD70 a barrel will mark the peak for the market?A production-cutting pact between the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Russia and other producers has given a strong tailwind to oil prices, with both benchmarks last week hitting levels not seen since December 2014. 476 more words
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The North and South Koreans are talking to each and many in the Washington establishment think it’s the worst thing that could have happened, certainly much worst than war, even a nuclear war. 332 more words
Mueller Interviews Man Who Claims To Be Close To Mohammed bin Zayed — the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces
AG Sessions Urged FBI Director Wray to Replace Deputy Director McCabe, and Top FBI Lawyer James Baker
Attorney General Jeff Sessions adamantly urged FBI Director Christopher Wray to make a “fresh start” with his core team, including replacing the deputy director.
Sessions has been strongly urging Wray to do this for some time. 99 more words
The Syrian government warned Turkey against launching a bombing campaign in the Syrian province of Afrin, saying its air defenses may be used. Ankara had threatened airstrikes against Afrin-based Kurdish militias. 320 more words