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Oil prices flutter around even in light trading

Oil prices flutter around even in light trading

Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Light trading on the U.S. federal holiday left crude oil prices around neutral, but still marching closer to $ 70 per barrel, potentially on geopolitical risk.Mark...
Govt insists 'no chaos' amid Carillion collapse

Govt insists 'no chaos' amid Carillion collapse

Why Carillion's work has touched all our lives

Why Carillion's work has touched all our lives

The oil trade is no longer intriguing, T. Boone Pickens says

The oil trade is no longer intriguing, T. Boone Pickens says

Oil retreats from $70 ceiling on fading geopolitical risk premium

Oil retreats from $70 ceiling on fading geopolitical risk premium

Pentagon awards contract to Gulfstream for service on C-20, C-37

Pentagon awards contract to Gulfstream for service on C-20, C-37

Health

Flu epidemic hits US, hospitalizations climb during peak season

Flu epidemic hits US, hospitalizations climb during peak season

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) believes the nation is at ...
Measles alert issued for Chicago O'Hare air travelers

Measles alert issued for Chicago O'Hare air travelers

A measles alert was issued Monday, four days after an air passenger who was dia...
My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

The federal government says grass and guns don't mix, and that is putting gun o...

World

Turpin: Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home

Turpin: Shackled siblings found in Perris, California home

Media playback is unsupported on your deviceTwo parents have been arrested in California after police found they alleged...
Plane in Turkey overshoots icy runway, stops on Black Sea cliff

Plane in Turkey overshoots icy runway, stops on Black Sea cliff

A commercial jet carrying 168 people overshot an icy airstrip in northern Turkey on Saturday, getting wedged on a cliff...
Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

Donald Trump denies being a racist after reported crude remark

Media playback is unsupported on your devicePresident Donald Trump has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out o...
Hawaii told to fix its alert system after false missile alarm

Hawaii told to fix its alert system after false missile alarm

Media playback is unsupported on your deviceThe US state of Hawaii has been told it did not have "reasonable" safeguards...