Monthly Archives: June 2017

U.S. Oil drillers cut rigs for first week since January


U.S. oil drillers cut rigs this week for the first time since January and the speed of improvements slowed this quarter because of declines in crude prices despite an OPEC-led campaign to decrease production and finish a multiyear supply glut. read more

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Venus Williams sued


Venus Williams was sued on Friday by the family of a Florida man who died after being involved that authorities say was the planet’s former tennis player’s fault. read more

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Dave Semenko was the Great Protector on the Edmonton Oilers


To his Edmonton Oilers teammates he had been recognized as Sammy or Semenk; in Wayne Gretzky a chiseled-faced bodyguard who made sure no one cast an eye to his National Hockey League opponents. read more

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Nike to launch pilot program Using Amazon; results estimates


Nike Inc, the world’s biggest footwear maker, said on Thursday it would start a pilot program using Amazon.com Inc to market a limited product variety on its site. read more

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China says Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo cannot be moved for Therapy: source


Chinese government on Thursday told U.S., German and European Union diplomats that Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist Liu Xiaobo cannot be moved for medical treatment elsewhere because of his illness, a source briefed on the meeting told Reuters. read more

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Oilers nearing extension that is big for Connor McDavid


Connor McDavid took his first NHL MVP award to home, and he’s on the brink of becoming the highest-paid player of the league. read more

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Berkshire on verge of getting Bank of America shareholder


Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc may be on the brink of getting Bank of America Corp’s biggest shareholder, after the bank increased its dividend in the aftermath of a positive evaluation of its capacity stresses. read more

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Burning Arizona forest forces that are dense tens of thousands of their homes


A burning Wednesday through a Arizona forest closed a road, has forced thousands of people from their homes and created a plume of smoke. read more

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Blue Jays designate reliever Jason Grilli for mission


The Toronto Blue Jays have designated veteran reliever Jason Grilli for mission.

The 40-year-old right-hander has struggled this year, posting a 2-4 record and a 6.97 earned-run average over 20 2/3 innings. read more

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