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July 26, 2017 8:13 PM Caf would back Morocco World Cup bid – Amaju Pinnick

Caf executive committee member Amaju Pinnick has disclosed that African’s football governing body would support any bid from Morocco to host the 2026 World Cup. The 2026 event is the next one up for grabs, with Russia set to host the 2018 tournament and Qatar named as the host for 2022. And with the United States, Canada and Mexico already announcing 15

July 25, 2017 10:48 PM North Korea: How Kim Jong Un’s Family Was Picked by Russia to Lead and Threaten America

Newsweek published this story under the headline of "Headless Beast: NORTH KOREA AFTER KIM” on July 18, 1994 after Kim Il Sung, then dictator of North Korea, died. In light of recent news involving North Korea and their threats against the US, Newsweek is republishing the story. For 46 years he had endured, presiding over the world's strangest, most isolated 17

July 25, 2017 9:01 PM Republican lawmakers rally around Sessions as Trump intensifies pressure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top Republican lawmakers rallied to the defense of Jeff Sessions on Tuesday as allies of the attorney general said President Donald Trump appeared to be trying to pressure him to quit by repeatedly criticizing him on Twitter and in interviews. Trump said again he was frustrated that Sessions had recused himself from the federal 14

July 25, 2017 3:22 PM The Strange, Slow-Motion Defenestration of Jeff Sessions

Why is President Trump badmouthing his attorney general, why doesn’t he just fire him, and what does he hope to accomplish by pushing himself out? Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III has spent much of his career making enemies. The Alabaman’s strident views have won him plenty of detractors, from civil-rights activists to fellow members of the Senate 17

July 24, 2017 3:18 PM Oil prices advance as Saudis pledge to cut exports; Nigeria agrees to output cap

Saudis agreed to limit its exports at 6.6 million barrels a day Oil rose Monday, as news that Saudi Arabia has pledged to lower crude exports and Nigeria plans to limit its production sent prices higher for the first time in three sessions. September West Texas Intermediate crude CLU7, +1.38% rose by 42 cents, or 0.9%, to $46.19 a barrel on the New York Mercantile 16

July 24, 2017 3:05 PM Kushner denies any collusion with Russia

'I did not collude' with foreign officials, Jared Kushner says in advance of testimony "I did not collude" and "had no improper contacts" with Russia or any other foreign government, Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior advisor, declared in a statement ahead of meetings with congressional investigators. Kushner's representatives released 21

July 24, 2017 2:00 PM Kushner arrives at Senate for closed-door questioning on Russia

Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, walked into Senate offices Monday morning to begin answering questions behind closed doors about his contacts with Russian officials. In written remarks made public prior to his appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Kushner denies any improper contacts or collusion. The 11-page 20

July 24, 2017 1:17 PM Expect Crude oil to trade sideways: Sushil Finance

According to Sushil Finance, expect crude oil prices to trade sideways on the back of short covering after drop in prices. Oil prices slid on Friday, settling about 2.5 percent lower after a consultancy forecast a rise in OPEC production for July despite the group's pledge to curb output, reigniting concerns the global market will stay awash with crude 16

July 24, 2017 12:22 PM OPEC moves to cap Nigerian oil output, boost compliance

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - OPEC moved on Monday to cap Nigerian oil output and called on several members to boost compliance with production cuts to help clear excessive global stocks and support flagging prices. OPEC has agreed with several non-OPEC producers led by Russia to cut oil output by a combined 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) from January 12

July 24, 2017 10:52 AM Oil rises after Saudi vows to cap crude exports next month

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil rallied on Monday, erasing early losses after leading OPEC producer Saudi Arabia pledged to cut its exports to help speed up the rebalancing of global supply and demand. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said his country would limit crude oil exports at 6.6 million barrels per day in August, almost 1 million bpd below levels 14