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Shale has put American capital and labour to work, a huge domestic political dividend, after price of crude oil from Opec nations soared past $49 a barrel since the 14-member countries agreed since November 2016 on a production cut. American crude production will average more than 10 million barrels a day in 2018, breaking a record nearly five decades old, according to the Energy Information Administration's monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook report Tuesday.
  • Twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

    Twin attacks on Iran parliament, Khomeini shrine, 1 dead

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    Three shooters fought their way into the highly-fortified parliament building on Wednesday morning, making their way into the corridors, opening fire, and wounding three people - two of whom were members of the Iranian revolutionary guard, the ILNA news agency reported .
  • Trump weighs in on Gulf diplomatic rift

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    If Trump was concerned about Qatar being a state sponsor of terrorism, he certainly wasn't showing it then. Separately, the Pentagon thanked Qatar for hosting the largest U.S. Yemen, the Maldives and Libya's eastern-based government followed suit later Monday. Al Qassemi, who previously wrote a column describing steps Qatar would need to take, said that the crisis will only escalate if Doha doesn't back down.
  • Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar

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    Nauert praised Qatar for its role in fight against terrorism. And in its bid to lobby the USA administration, the Saudis spent about $270,000 at Trump's hotel in Washington between October and the end of March, new foreign agent filings show.
  • US escalates pressure over China to 'step up' on North Korea

    US escalates pressure over China to 'step up' on North Korea

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    The report also touched on the July 2016 global tribunal ruling at The Hague that rejected China's claims to nearly the entire South China Sea with its self-declared maritime border known as the "nine-dash line". "As of late 2016, China was constructing 24 fighter-sized hangars, fixed-weapons positions, barracks, administration buildings, and communication facilities at each of the three outposts".
  • Theresa May told to cancel Donald Trump's state visit to UK

    Theresa May told to cancel Donald Trump's state visit to UK

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    MSM [mainstream media] is working hard to sell it!" Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron on Monday called for Donald Trump's state visit to Britain to be cancelled after the U.S. Trump renewed his criticism of Khan on Monday, a day after attacking his handling of the weekend's terror attack in the city. "I commend the strong leadership of the @ MayorofLondon as he leads the city forward after this heinous attack", Lew Lukens said on the USA embassy's Twitter account.He also praised ...
  • Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor

    Trump UK state visit to go ahead despite criticism of London mayor

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    Trump said London Mayor Sadiq Khan had offered a " pathetic excuse" and "had to think fast on his " no reason to be alarmed " statement". MSM is working hard to sell it!' We've come to expect weird and factually untrue bombast from Donald Trump's early morning tweets , but this past Monday, Trump may have hit an all-time low.
  • MI5 to review handling of terror attack: May

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    Two Australians were among the seven killed in a van and knife attacks on and on Saturday. British security and law enforcement officials are investigating Butt as the potential ringleader of the cell, according to a security official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the ongoing details.
  • Who was London attacker Khuram Butt?

    Who was London attacker Khuram Butt?

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    He was known to police and the domestic spy agency MI5 but, with resources scarce, had not been deemed enough of a threat to warrant close monitoring, police said . The police stated that "there was no intelligence to suggest that this attack was being planned and the investigation had been prioritised accordingly".
  • '7 of 12 held for London terror attack are women'

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    LONDON (AP) - London police say one of the three suspects in the van and knife attack near London Bridge that left seven people dead was known to authorities, but they had no reason to think he was actively planning to do harm. His party is calling for a drive to hire thousands of officers for neighbourhood duties, arguing that a grassroots approach will curb crime and radicalisation.
  • Flights to Qatar set to be longer, costlier

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    In a tweet, early morning Mr. Trump apparently supported the actions of four Arab countries to cut off diplomatic relationship with Qatar. These countries accused Doha of promoting terrorism and announced they would pull out their diplomatic staff from Qatar and even suspend flights to the country.