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Hannity claimed Rich's murder was ordered by the Clintons in retaliation for leaking DNC emails to WikiLeaks . Police have said his death was the result of a robbery gone wrong. " Sean Hannity is a professional propagandist for President Donald Trump, as well as a bigot, a sexist, and a conspiracy theorist", they explain of their crusade to get him removed from Fox News .
  • Mnuchin getting questions on tax reform at G7 meeting

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    Aso told reporters that he has come to see that Trump's trade policy - widely viewed as protectionist - is no different from previous administrations in favor of free trade. The Treasury secretary said the administration's commitment to economic growth of 3 per cent would be good for the U.S. and for the global economy. Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said Saturday's session on cybercrime was "unfortunately very timely", an apparent reference to the wave of ransomware attacks ...
  • GOP Montana win may be blip in Democrats' anti-Trump hopes

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    Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin, who acknowledged he had donated $250 to Gianforte's campaign, charged the candidate with misdemeanor assault . They bashed him as a tool of liberal Democrats like House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi . The last-minute controversy unnerved Republicans, who also faced close calls this year in the traditionally Republican congressional districts in Kansas and Georgia.
  • Oversold: Oil traders punish OPEC for promising too much

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    The production cut has been extended by nine months and can persist up to a year. Oil prices weakened on Friday, prompting a move away from riskier assets and depressing Asian stocks, after an OPEC agreement to extend cuts in crude production for a further nine months disappointed investors who had bet on bigger output cuts.
  • Oil slips as OPEC prepares to extend output cuts

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    Some oil market observers see more declines coming for crude. Miswin Mahesh, an oil analyst at Energy Aspects , told CNBC via telephone that " oil prices are always choppy at this point" when OPEC meetings are happening. Commerzbank cited data from the US Department of Energy saying US production was roughly 540,000 barrels per day higher in mid-May than at the start of the year.
  • Facing anxious European leaders, Trump goes on offensive

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    KEITH: That's where the sentence ended and is all Trump said in his speech about Article 5. "The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security". And President Trump agreed. The president appears likely to go his entire nine-day trip without holding a full news conference, a break from presidential foreign travel precedent.
  • OPEC, Non-OPEC group agree to extend production cuts through Q1 2018

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    The decision extends a cut of 1.2 million barrels a day by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. " Russia has an upcoming election and Saudis have the Aramco share listing next year so they will indeed do whatever it takes to support oil prices ", said Gary Ross, head of global oil at PIRA Energy, a unit of S&P Global Platts.
  • Mark Zuckerberg Talks about Automation at Harvard

    Mark Zuckerberg Talks about Automation at Harvard

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    The Facebook founder also returned to the dorm room where it all started. Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg told Harvard graduates that they need to help others find objective in a world where machines are taking away some of the steady jobs and communities aren't as stable, leading to isolation and nationalism instead of people coming together globally to solve problems.
  • Manchester Arena terror attack: Dad of Salman Abedi claims son is innocent

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    He also confirmed that a serving officer had been killed. In fact, Hopkins revealed, four people already have been arrested in connection to the bombing. In a statement given to ABC, her management team explained: "Due to the tragic events in Manchester the Dangerous Woman tour with Ariana Grande has been suspended until we can further assess the situation and pay our proper respects to those lost".
  • Labour's Odds of Winning General Election "Shortening by the Hour"

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    Thursday's Tory manifesto set out plans to include the value of elderly people's properties when calculating how much they should pay towards the cost of care at home, as well as residential care. Mrs May has been warned her plans could hit a roadblock because of poor-performing councils, already failing to make arrangements for people to pay for care after their deaths that were introduced in 2015.
  • OPEC Agrees 9-Month Extension To Production Cut, WTI Oil Price Slides

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    Both ministers assured that collaboration between OPEC and non-members will continue and regular meetings will be held to assess their compliance status. Oil prices plunged almost 5 percent on Thursday after major exporters extended their deal to limit oil production for nine months, disappointing investors who were anticipating deeper cuts.