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World Brent Crude Hits $80 Amid Concerns Over Iran Supply
Author: 0 Brent Crude Hits $80 Amid Concerns Over Iran Supply

Saudi Arabia suggested shortly after the US announced its withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal that OPEC would act to mitigate any supply shortfall should it occur. A CNBC commentator said hitting the 2008 all-time high of $147 is possible. According to agency reports, USA crude inventories C-STK-T-EIA dropped by 1.4 million barrels in the week to May 11, to 432.34 million barrels.

World Sports betting in Mississippi
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The first attempt lost at each step in federal court, and the Supreme Court declined to consider an appeal in 2014. The nation's most insistent promoters of gambling are state governments that run lotteries. On the reverse end, we have seen a lot of match fixing from places that have it outlawed, most notably Korea. "It's time to keep this revenue here at home".

World Waterloo school budget voting in district office
Author: 0 Waterloo school budget voting in district office

With a spending increase of 1.71 percent, or $1,209,929 more than the current school year's spending, the budget presents a 2.02 percent tax levy increase. Mohonasen voters adopted the budget with 65 percent in support. More help is being made available for Waterloo Community Schools' students who don't have access to the internet at home.

World Palestinians and Israeli troops clash in West Bank on Nakba day
Author: 0 Palestinians and Israeli troops clash in West Bank on Nakba day

The director of Shifa's emergency department, which has only 20 beds, said his staff received 500 wounded patients on Monday, almost 20 percent of all the injuries that day across Gaza . Doctors Without Borders called on the Israeli army to stop using deadly force against demonstrators, saying their actions were "unacceptable and inhuman".

World It's time to talk about Israel's nuclear weapons
Author: 0 It's time to talk about Israel's nuclear weapons

Russian Federation - which is alone in having close relations with both Iran and Israel - has sought to position itself as a mediator to prevent further escalation. In the end, the US, UK, and France all condemned Iran for its missile attack on Israel without mentioning Israeli incursions into Syria to strike Iranians.

World Tiger Woods commits to The Open at Carnoustie
Author: 0 Tiger Woods commits to The Open at Carnoustie

Woods found himself afforded cut-line hope as Justin Thomas , one of golf's most unflappable figures, fluffed a chip at the 18th en route to a bogey. "He's feeling better about his health. I think they might have tipped back a couple and got a little sleepy". "His chances of winning a Major are maybe better than winning a regular event".

World Rockets Target Israeli Defense Forces In Retaliation For Syria Strikes
Author: 0 Rockets Target Israeli Defense Forces In Retaliation For Syria Strikes

It has been blamed for a series of recent strikes inside Syria that have killed Iranians, though it has not acknowledged those raids. At least 15 people were killed in an airstrike on an Iranian weapons depot in Damascus . " Iran has crossed a red line", he said. Several members of parliament, on Wednesday , set the US flag and a copy of the nuclear agreement (JCPOA) on fire following Trump's historic and long-anticipated announcement that Washington was exiting the Iran nuclear deal .

World U.S. offers to help rebuild N Korea economy if it denuclearises
Author: 0 U.S. offers to help rebuild N Korea economy if it denuclearises

Media captionKim Jong-un and Donald Trump: From enemies to frenemies? North Korea and South Korea have been separated since 1953 with very limited exchanges, cultural or otherwise. Kim Dong Chul had been in custody since late 2015. Singapore has diplomatic ties with North Korea but suspended all trade with the country in November previous year as worldwide sanctions were tightened.

World Sunday Is Mother's Day. But, How Did It Come To Be?
Author: 0 Sunday Is Mother's Day. But, How Did It Come To Be?

She is kind and patient. I was always at peace because of the way my mother treated me, Like a little prince. She ran the household like a business . How is it that when they grow up and make poor decisions, rejecting their parent's advice and potentially the parents themselves, a mother, with a broken heart, can still love them? For a lot of folks, these special days pass by in much the same vein as any other.

World Jazz's Dante Exum fouls Rockets' James Harden with his face
Author: 0 Jazz's Dante Exum fouls Rockets' James Harden with his face

The Houston Rockets are one game away from their first Western Conference Finals since 2015, and they have their defense - rather than their league-leading offense - to thank for that. As security escorted C.J. Paul past the Rockets' bench toward the exit, Chris Paul objected. Capela has enjoyed a dynamic postseason, averaging 15.4 points, 13 rebounds, and an NBA-high 2.6 blocks.

World FCC's Controversial Net Neutrality Repeal Enters Force In June
Author: 0 FCC's Controversial Net Neutrality Repeal Enters Force In June

At its core, net neutrality regulations prohibit internet service providers from engaging in "unfair" practices, including blocking websites, throttling traffic and engaging in paid prioritization, or when an internet provider favors one of site over a competitor's or offers better access to companies that pay for it.

World GOP voters in W.Va. reject ex-convict for Senate
Author: 0 GOP voters in W.Va. reject ex-convict for Senate

He said the negative tone of the Republican primary will work in his favor in the general. Blankenship was also referring to Chao's ninety-year-old father, who founded an American shipping company called Foremost Group, when he said that McConnell's "China family has given him tens of millions of dollars".

World 'Dozens' of Iranian military targets hit in Syria, claims Israel
Author: 0 'Dozens' of Iranian military targets hit in Syria, claims Israel

Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra, reporting from Beirut, said that the move has created concerns in neighbouring Lebanon after Lebanese army said that the country's airspace was violated by Israeli fighter jets. Israel's military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Conricus said Israel had retaliated for an attack on its outposts in the strategic Golan Heights plateau.

World Malaysia opposition wins election, Mahathir to return as PM
Author: 0 Malaysia opposition wins election, Mahathir to return as PM

Mahathir disputed Najib's assertion during a concession speech that Malaysia's king must appoint the new prime minister because no single party has a parliamentary majority, calling it "confusion". A party or a coalition in Malaysia needs 112 seats to form the government. Najib's father, Abdul Razak - Malaysia's second prime minister - was in turn Mahathir's political mentor.

Author: 0 US Republicans, Democrats feel out voters' mood as four states hold primaries

With such a crowded ballot consisting of 27 candidates for Governor, 11 for Lt. Governor, eight for Secretary of State and no less than three and as many as five for five other state offices, plus 32 candidates for U.S. "Ohio Republicans came out in force yesterday to register their displeasure with Sherrod Brown and his record of putting far-left politics ahead of the interests of his constituents", National Republican Senate Committee Spokesman Bob Salera said in a news release.

World Cuomo Asks for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Schneiderman
Author: 0 Cuomo Asks for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Schneiderman

Schneiderman, who has resigned, has implied his conduct was either welcomed by the women, or was not as they described. The allegations were stunning, given Schneiderman's record of advocating for women, including pursuing a case against movie producer Harvey Weinstein , who has been accused of repeated assaults and attacks on women.

World John Bolton on Iran deal pullout: United States not relying on
Author: 0 John Bolton on Iran deal pullout: United States not relying on "paper promises"

He said he expected it to take "some time". The prospects of saving the deal depend in large measure on whether worldwide companies are willing and able still to do business with Iran despite the USA sanctions. Trump's slogan is "America First", but a better description would be "America Alone". Netanyahu gave a televised address minutes after Trump's announcement on Tuesday to express his strong backing for the "historic" decision, announced in a speech in Washington that ...

World Japan, China agree to launch defense hotline
Author: 0 Japan, China agree to launch defense hotline

But the fate of the Iran deal suggests Trump could also dismiss pleas from Seoul - a treaty ally - in future. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who attended the meeting along with South Korean President Moon Jae-In, said his nation would normalize ties with North Korea if the nuclear and missile issues, along with that of the abduction of Japanese citizens, were solved comprehensively.

World Trump defends nominee for Central Intelligence Agency
Author: 0 Trump defends nominee for Central Intelligence Agency

Warner on Monday wrote a letter to Haspel, obtained by CNN , saying that the Central Intelligence Agency has failed to make enough of Haspel's record public - and he urged Haspel, now acting Central Intelligence Agency director, to intervene herself to declassify additional materials.

World Iran Glad that US Pulled Out of JCPOA: Army Chief
Author: 0 Iran Glad that US Pulled Out of JCPOA: Army Chief

All the deals are dependent on United States licences because of the heavy use of USA parts in commercial planes. The decision marked a stark diplomatic defeat for Europe, whose leaders, repeatedly and in person, had begged Trump to think again.

World Early Voting in California's Primary Election Has Begun
Author: 0 Early Voting in California's Primary Election Has Begun

McCabe told 21 News that there are more than 450 different ballot styles, including ones for each the Democratic and Republican races in each precinct. If you haven't and want to vote tomorrow, you'll have to do that at your precinct. In 2014, there were 1.3 million OH voters in the May primary as opposed to 3.3 in the 2016 primary.

World Alex Ovechkin, Capitals put halt to 20-year East finals drought
Author: 0 Alex Ovechkin, Capitals put halt to 20-year East finals drought

The Pittsburgh Penguins are now down 3-2 in this series after falling 6-3 in game five at Washington on Saturday night. Tonight is the biggest game in Capitals history. Perhaps this year will be different, but it's impossible to write-off the Penguins who have a loaded lineup, are two time defending champs and are probably the best team in the National Hockey League.

World Attorney of adult film star accuses Trump team of cover up
Author: 0 Attorney of adult film star accuses Trump team of cover up

Trump reiterated last week he would " love to" sit and answer Mueller's questions. "This was for another goal, to protect him, to protect his family", he said . Stephanopoulos asked, pressing the Giuliani on Trump's astonishing claim last month that he didn't know the source of the payment to Daniels, months after the story broke.

World Marshall: A look at the Penguins' defensive turnaround in Game 4
Author: 0 Marshall: A look at the Penguins' defensive turnaround in Game 4

Jake Guentzel almost ate a goal post after potting his first of two on the night, Matt Murray was exceptional between the pipes, and Kris Letang traded punches with T.J. Washington trailed 3-2 entering the third period before Matt Niskanen's goal tied the game at three ahead of Ovechkin's game-winner. Washington's offense attempted 29.6 shots per game in the regular season, resulting in 3.2 goals per outing (ranked ninth overall in the NHL ).

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