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Oil prices have recovered after a more than two-year slump caused by a glut due to USA shale oil flooding the market. According to Opec, the recent pick-up in global economic activity in combination with supportive developments in the oil-market is seen leading to higher economic growth of 3.1% in 2017, following a 2.9% growth in 2016.
  • Megyn Kelly Is Headed to NBC News

    Megyn Kelly Is Headed to NBC News

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    Since 2013, Kelly has anchored Fox News Channel's The Kelly File . By landing Kelly, NBC has ensured that the president-elect will be paying attention to the network's programs. Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of 21st Century Fox, released a statement about Megyn Kelly's departure from Fox News . She said she had not "ruled anything out" in November.
  • Valencia happy with first Everton goal

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    Valencia has not scored since his two-goal haul against Manchester City in West Ham colours in January previous year and did no harm to his cause for all that Koeman insisted it was still "too early" to make any firm decision as to whether the club will try to make his deal permanent.
  • Two blasts kill at least 20 people near Mogadishu airport

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    Three separate suicide bombers were employed in the apparent act of terror, but it was not immediately clear who or what the target was. There were also reports of a second blast followed by heavy gunfire at the checkpoint, but there were no immediate details.
  • Andy Murray receives knighthood

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    Murray had earlier reportedly said he was too young for knighthood and sources close to the tennis player have said he might not want to be called "Sir Andy" on the court in the 2017 season as well. Among those to receive an OBE are football manager Chris Coleman who guided Wales to the semi-finals of Euro 2016, as well as Olympic boxer Nicola Adams following her successful defence of the flyweight title in Rio and also a gold medal at the 2016 World Championships.
  • Is Liverpool vs Manchester City a make or break match?

    Is Liverpool vs Manchester City a make or break match?

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    A Giannelli Imbula own goal and a first Premier League goal of the campaign for Daniel Sturridge in the second half put the seal on a third straight victory for the Reds, who are still unbeaten at Anfield this season. With four goals and one assist in his last four Premier League appearances, midfielder Adam Lallana has certainly enhanced his reputation as one of the league's most improved players.
  • Man suspected of ties to Berlin attacker detained in Germany

    Man suspected of ties to Berlin attacker detained in Germany

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    Koehler said that a provisional autopsy report shows that he died close to the time of the attack, but it isn't yet possible to give an exact time. "He has therefore been released from detention", Frauke Koehler told reporters, pledging that "the investigation into further accomplices or possible people who knew.
  • From today, Sasikala Natarajan is the general secretary of AIADMK

    From today, Sasikala Natarajan is the general secretary of AIADMK

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    With time their friendship grew, and she would be seen alongside Jayalalithaa in all her rallies and other events. She became the state's first female chief minister in 1991. Panneerselvam. It was alleged that even high dignitaries were not allowed to visit Jaya's cabin in the hospital while a chronological account of her condition remained under mystery with no transparent information being shared in public.
  • Akhilesh Yadav announces his own list of 235 Samajwadi Party candidates

    Akhilesh Yadav announces his own list of 235 Samajwadi Party candidates

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    It is unclear if Akhilesh Yadav's candidates will stand against those from Mulayam Singh's list or whether they will stand under the Samajwadi Party's symbol, a cycle. Several leaders of Akhilesh's faction did not find a place in the list of candidates announced yesterday. Akhilesh was away on Bundelkhand tour when the list was released at a hurriedly-convened press conference.
  • Whoa, There! Trump Faces Hurdles As He Moves To Dissolve Charity

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    But considering that the foundation is now under investigation for possible "impropriety", can Trump dissolve his foundation legally? The Donald J. Trump was fined $2,500 by the IRS and has since reimbursed the foundation. Trump Foundation, established in 1987, admitted to the Internal Revenue Service just previous year that it engaged in "self-dealing", a prohibited practice in which a nonprofit leader uses an organization's money to benefit his or her own interests.
  • OH police confirms lockdown at Beachwood Mall

    OH police confirms lockdown at Beachwood Mall

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    No arrests were made in New Jersey or Long Island. In Aurora, Colo., "multiple skirmishes" on Monday afternoon at Town Center Aurora led to evacuations, KUSA-TV, Denver, reported . Police are still investigating what happened but said the incident has been resolved and it was not a shooting. The Indianapolis police department also reported on Twitter that fights broke out at the Castleton Square Mall on Monday.
  • Romanian president refuses to designate parliament majority nominee as PM

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    There is no law preventing Mr Dragnea taking the position himself but President Iohannis was elected on an anti-corruption platform and has said he will not accept as prime minister anyone who has a criminal conviction. Together with its junior partner, the Alliance of Democrats and Liberals, it has an outright majority of 250 seats in the 465-member parliament. This and her personal closeness to Dragnea - he was a witness at her 2011 wedding to a Syrian businessman - have spurred opposition ...
  • U.S. gang-rape victim identifies three accused

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    The alleged assault as one of the latest in a series of sex attacks on foreigners in India, reigniting concerns about women's safety in the country. "On December 3, the Delhi police registered a case in connection with the gang-rape". The woman after returning home, had initially contacted a non-profit organisation in the US. In court Tuesday, the woman claimed the police had failed to register her report until the end of November.
  • Magnitude 7.6 Christmas Day quake hits off coast of Chile

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    Fears of a tsunami prompted warnings for areas within 1,000 km (621 miles) of the epicenter of the quake, but those warnings were downgraded within hours. There was report of some damage to highways, he said. Chile sits on an arc of volcanoes and fault lines circling the Pacific Ocean known as the "Ring of Fire".
  • Turkey says Saudis, Qatar should attend Syria peace talks

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    We have confirmed evidence, with pictures, photos and videos", he said. Erdogan has strongly criticized the Obama administration for supporting the YPG in the past, describing it as support for terrorists. Lavrov stressed the necessity of creating conditions for direct talks between the leaders of Israel and Palestine and warned against bringing US' domestic agenda into the work of the Middle East Quartet and the United Nations Security Council".
  • Pakistan faces interruption by rain in 2nd Test at Melbourne

    Pakistan faces interruption by rain in 2nd Test at Melbourne

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    Bird (two for 53) struck twice in quick succession just before the rain set in, removing experienced duo Younis Khan (21) and Misbah-ul-Haq (11). Azhar showed character by not going for easy runs early on; his first boundary came after facing 94 balls and scoring 36 runs out of them.
  • Suga comments on Chinese aircraft carrier

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    This is believed to be the first time for a Chinese aircraft carrier to sail to the Pacific. In a statement later in the day, the Chinese navy said that the Liaoning, along with its accompanying fleet, would conduct "exercises far out at sea", without elaborating on the location or the duration of the drill.