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Russian oil unsettled by talk of longer production cuts

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November 16, 2017 Henry Foy in Moscow Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause This is an experimental feature. Give us your feedback. Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback If Russia’s energy minister had hoped ...

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Trump personally asked Xi Jinping to help resolve case of UCLA basketball players arrested in China

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MANILA — President Trump acknowledged Tuesday that he personally asked his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, to help resolve the case of three UCLA men’s basketball players who were arrested for shoplifting while in Hangzhou for a tournament last week. “They’re working on it right now,” Trump told reporters in reference to Chinese authorities as he prepared to return to Washington ...

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Master P Sues Cannabis Company for Leaving His Weed Brand High and Dry

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Master P Sues Cannabis Company You Left My Weed Biz High and Dry!!! 11/14/2017 6:22 PM PST EXCLUSIVE Master P teamed up with a cannabis company to help spread his own brand of bud across California, but it bailed on him and cost him millions … according to a new suit. The rap mogul joined the legal cannabis industry in November ...

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UK supermarkets try face-based ID and payment system

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Image copyright Yoti A new facial recognition app from British start-up Yoti could be trialled in two supermarkets, following a deal with self-service till maker NCR. It would enable shops to check the age of customers buying restricted products such as alcohol and knives, without human intervention. The free-to-consumer app works by pairing a selfie with an official document such ...

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From Mail Room to Missionary Evangelist: Meet Reinhard Bonnke's Successor

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World-renowned German Pentecostal evangelist Reinhard Bonnke preached his farewell crusade in Nigeria over the weekend, and now he passes the leadership torch of his international ministry, Christ for all Nations, to missionary evangelist Daniel Kolenda. Who is Kolenda? He is the president and CEO of Christ for all Nations, and according to the ministry, “has led more than 17 million ...

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Libya’s oil guardian coaxes ravaged industry into recovery

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November 13, 2017 Anjli Raval, Oil and Gas Correspondent Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause This is an experimental feature. Give us your feedback. Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback When oil ministers from ...

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Moore seeks to refocus campaign on conservative religious values amid firestorm

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Republican lawmakers are split on whether Roy Moore, the embattled Alabama Republican, should continue his run for Senate given allegations against him. (Meg Kelly/The Washington Post) Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama sought to refocus his campaign on the conservative religious ideals most likely to motivate his base voters, dismissing the national firestorm over allegations that he pursued teenage ...

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Ex-World Series MVP Josh Beckett Arrested After Alleged Country Band Attack

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Ex-World Series MVP Josh Beckett Arrested After Alleged Country Band Attack 11/11/2017 12:30 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Ex-MLB star Josh Beckett was arrested after allegedly going full NFL linebacker on a country band … completely laying out the singer and causing injuries, TMZ Sports has learned. We’re told the 37-year-old — who won World Series MVP with the Marlins in 2003 — ...

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Can a chatbot help you find love?

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Image copyright Getty Images I’ve been nervously chatting to Lara on the dating platform Match.com for two minutes. She’s flattered me about my age (“so young!”) and she says she’s going to take care of me. I like her already – but Lara is not real. She – or rather, it – is a chatbot, an artificially intelligent computer program ...

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Knife Attacker 'Wanted to Kill As Many Christians As Possible'

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German prosecutors say a Palestinian man who fatally stabbed one person and wounded six others at a Hamburg supermarket in July wanted to kill as many Christians as possible to avenge what he considered injustices against Muslims worldwide.   Federal prosecutors say 26-year-old Ahmad A., whose last name wasn’t published due to German privacy rules, considered his actions a “contribution ...

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