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Inside OPEC room, Naimi declares price war on U.S. shale oil

reuters.com — Ali al-Naimi won the argument at Thursday's meeting, against the wishes of ministers from OPEC's poorer members such as Venezuela, Iran and Algeria which had wanted to cut production to reverse a rapid fall in oil prices.
Nov 28, 2014

9/11 a big hint Saudis not friends of America MT @travmcph: Inside OPEC room, Naimi declares price war on U.S. shale reut.rs/122Un9W

Nov 28, 2014

OPEC now worrying about the United States rather than the other way around. reut.rs/122Un9W via @reuters

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RT @Reuters: Inside OPEC room, Naimi declares price war on U.S. shale oil reut.rs/1rDkpq4

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Special Report: Why Italy's stay-home shoppers terrify the euro zone

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi/Files 1 of 2. A woman pushes her Fiat 500 car as her dog sits inside, in a neighbourhood of Rome in this March 23, 2012 file photo. "People aren't stocking up because they know prices will be lower in a month's time," says Santambrogio, chief executive of Vege, a Milan-based association covering 1,500 supermarkets and specialist stores.
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On a day when Chile retail sales fell again, read: Why Italy's stay-home shoppers terrify the euro zone reut.rs/121Xjnf via @reuters

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Brilliantly reported 'real economy' piece about deflation in Italy: reut.rs/1y7Wial

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Special Report: Why Italy's stay-home shoppers terrify the euro zone reut.rs/121Xjnf via @reuters

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RT @Reuters: Special Report: Why Italy's stay-home shoppers terrify the euro zone reut.rs/1y7Wial

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RT @specialreports: It may be #BlackFriday in US, but in Italy prices drop every month and still nobody is buying: reut.rs/1rCpAXn pic.twitter.com/3bfapPMv1Y

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Bomb explodes outside crowded mosque in north Nigeria's Kano

reuters.com — "These people have bombed the mosque. I am face to face with people screaming," said Chijjani Usman, a local reporter who resides inside the old city where the blast took place, and who had gathered there for prayers himself.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @Reuters: Gunmen set off three bombs and opened fire at a mosque in north Nigeria's biggest city Kano: reut.rs/1rAQLHG

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Inside OPEC room, Naimi declares price war on U.S. shale oil

mobile.reuters.com — Inside OPEC room, Naimi declares price war on U.S. shale oil By Alex Lawler, Amena Bakr and Dmitry Zhdannikov VIENNA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's oil minister told fellow OPEC members they must combat the U.S. shale oil boom, arguing against cutting crude output in order to depress prices and undermine the profitability of North American producers.
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RT @eschor: "Shale oil is a disaster as a method of production, the fracking. But also it is too expensive." MT @BKingDC mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Nov 28, 2014

RT @eschor: "Shale oil is a disaster as a method of production, the fracking. But also it is too expensive." MT @BKingDC mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

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@BKingDC:Now we see how low shale price can go @Reuters: Saudis declare price war on U.S. shale mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

Nov 28, 2014

OPEC meeting leads to an interesting conclusion: "the Saudis want a market share battle" mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKC… #oil

Nov 28, 2014

"Shale oil is a disaster as a method of production, the fracking. But also it is too expensive." MT @BKingDC mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

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U.N. torture watchdog urges U.S. to crack down on police brutality

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Denis Balibouse Activists hold hands during a silent protest at a hearing of the United States at the Committee against Torture at the United Nations in Geneva November 13, 2014. The panel's first review of the U.S.
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U.N. torture watchdog condemns police brutality, botched executions, solitary confinement, and more in U.S. reut.rs/1FC0CzO

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RT @craignewman: Meanwhile RT @Reuters: U.N. torture watchdog urges the U.S. to crackdown on police brutality: reut.rs/1FC0CzO pic.twitter.com/tOjyXPKX0c

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Meanwhile RT @Reuters: U.N. torture watchdog urges the U.S. to crackdown on police brutality: reut.rs/1FC0CzO pic.twitter.com/tOjyXPKX0c

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WHO advises male Ebola survivors to abstain from sex

reuters.com — Ebola, a disease that has infected and killing thousands in a vast epidemic in West Africa, normally spreads via bodily fluids such as blood, saliva and faeces. Although sexual transmission of Ebola virus disease has never been documented, the virus has been detected in the survivors' semen.
Nov 28, 2014

WHO advises male Ebola survivors to abstain from sex reut.rs/1uQxrRp via @reuters

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Advertising company Outbrain files for possible Nasdaq listing -WSJ

reuters.com — Outbrain, which publishes content recommendations on websites, is expected to seek a valuation of around $1 billion if a decision is made to go ahead, the Journal cited one person as saying. ( on.wsj.com/1xXb1Uk) It was unclear how much of the company it would seek to sell in any listing, the newspaper said.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @jayrosen_nyu: "Elsewhere on the web" crap recommendation firm Outbrain seeking IPO at $1 billion valuation. reuters.com/article/2014/1… Mystifying.

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RT @jayrosen_nyu: "Elsewhere on the web" crap recommendation firm Outbrain seeking IPO at $1 billion valuation. reuters.com/article/2014/1… Mystifying.

Nov 28, 2014

"Elsewhere on the web" crap recommendation firm Outbrain seeking IPO at $1 billion valuation. reuters.com/article/2014/1… Mystifying.

German support for sanctions on Russia rise, poll finds

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Antonio Bronic A woman leaves a destroyed house after it was damaged by recent shelling in the western part of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, November 27, 2014. The Politbarometer poll for ZDF television found 58 percent back the EU sanctions even if they damage the German economy, up from 52 percent a month ago.
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German support for sanctions on Russia rise, poll finds reut.rs/1uR4rJ7

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RT @pierrebri: German support for sanctions on Russia rise, poll finds reut.rs/1uR4chi via @reuters

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German support for sanctions on Russia rise, poll finds reut.rs/1uR4chi via @reuters

Exclusive: P&G exploring sale of $7 billion Wella hair care unit - sources

reuters.com — Procter & Gamble's corporate headquarters is seen in Cincinnati, Ohio, January 28, 2005. P&G is exploring all options for the unit, which includes a professional and a trade business, that may result in selling the whole or parts, the sources said on Friday, cautioning that no final decision had been taken.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @NadiaSpeaks: Scoop: P&G exploring sale of $7 billion Wella hair care unit - sources reut.rs/1v1AuuS via @reuters $PG @AnjuliDavi…

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Scoop: P&G exploring sale of $7 billion Wella hair care unit - sources reut.rs/1v1AuuS via @reuters $PG @AnjuliDavies @FreyaBerryRtrs

Offer Israeli Arabs money to move to Palestinian state: Lieberman

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Thomas Peter Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman speaks during a news conference after talks with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Berlin June 30, 2014. Lieberman, whose ultra-nationalist party is a core part of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, has previously spoken about redrawing borders but not about using sweeteners to encourage Arabs to uproot to a Palestinian state.
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RT @KenRoth: All Israeli citizens are theoretically equal but FM Leiberman would pay Palestinians to leave. trib.al/GqPK1SZ pic.twitter.com/pGPkO6URRL

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RT @DanWilliams: Offer Israeli Arabs money to move to Palestinian state: Lieberman reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

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Offer Israeli Arabs money to move to Palestinian state: Lieberman reuters.com/article/idUSKC…

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Offer Israeli Arabs money to move to Palestinian state: Lieberman reut.rs/1FAA9Ay

U.N. watchdog urges Venezuela to investigate torture allegations

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Miraflores Palace/Handout via Reuters Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with ministers at Miraflores Palace in Caracas in this handout photo provided by Miraflores Palace November 25, 2014. The Committee Against Torture said complaints included reports of beatings, burnings and electric shocks in efforts to obtain confessions.

Global air ticket fraud sweep nets 118 arrests

reuters.com — The probe, run from Europol's headquarters in The Hague as well as from Singapore and Bogota, Colombia, was aimed at curbing a type of crime that costs the airline industry $1 billion a year. In some cases, evidence was found linking the credit card fraud to other serious crimes including drug and human trafficking, Europol said.

Exclusive: Einhorn - raising new money as performance lags

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Eduardo Munoz David Einhorn, founder and president of Greenlight Capital, smiles as he speaks at the Sohn Investment Conference in New York, May 5, 2014. Einhorn has delivered an average 19 percent annual return over 18 years.

Ferguson protesters surprise Macy's Black Friday shoppers in NYC

reuters.com — A small group of the protesters took their rally to the Manhattan department store's ground floor for a few minutes, as staff and shoppers seeking post-Thanksgiving bargains looked on in apparent surprise. Some shoppers took pictures of the protests with their cell phones.
Nov 28, 2014

Ferguson protesters surprise Macy's Black Friday shoppers in NYC reut.rs/1uTcSne via @reuters

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Ferguson protesters surprise Macy's Black Friday shoppers in NYC reut.rs/1244efM

France to recognize Palestinian state if peace talks fail

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Heinz-Peter Bader 1 of 3. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius arrives for a meeting in Vienna November 21, 2014. "If this final effort to reach a negotiated solution fails, then France will have to do what it takes by recognizing without delay the Palestinian state," Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told parliament.

'Star Wars' awakens force with new stars in teaser trailer

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Walt Disney Studios The title screen from Star Wars The Force Awakens. So begins the first teaser trailer released on Friday of the highly anticipated "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the seventh installment reviving tales of a galaxy far, far away. The 88-second clip from director J.J.

Ivory Coast seizes two Chinese trawlers in fishing dispute

in.reuters.com — ABIDJAN (Reuters) - Ivory Coast has seized two Chinese trawlers accused of fishing illegally offshore the West African country, a senior Ivorian navy source said on Thursday. The two vessels with a crew of 15 Chinese nationals were taken into custody on Wednesday in a navy patrol operation.
Nov 28, 2014

#IvoryCoast seizes two Chinese trawlers accused of fishing illegally offshore the West African country reut.rs/1FxVcnr via @reuters

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RT @JoeBavier: Seems Abidjan putting its new boat to good use. #IvoryCoast seizes two Chinese trawlers in fishing dispute @Reuters in.reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 28, 2014

Seems Abidjan putting its new boat to good use. #IvoryCoast seizes two Chinese trawlers in fishing dispute @Reuters in.reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Exclusive: Obama plan to 'Power Africa' gets off to a dim start

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Jason Reed U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the University of Cape Town, June 30, 2013. A year later, the U.S. president's flagship project for Africa has already achieved 25 percent of its goal to deliver 10,000 megawatts of electricity and bring light to 20 million households and businesses, according to its annual report.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @ValerieVolco: Exclusive: Obama plan to 'Power Africa' gets off to a dim start reut.rs/1v0nkhW via @reuters

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Exclusive: Obama plan to 'Power Africa' gets off to a dim start reut.rs/1v0nkhW via @reuters

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Power Africa has not measured its progress by counting actual megawatts but promises of additional power reut.rs/1v0nkhW

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Exclusive: Obama plan to 'Power Africa' gets off to a dim start reut.rs/1v0nkhW via @reuters

Pope urges solidarity to stop aggressors in Syria and Iraq

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Tony Gentile 1 of 7. Pope Francis arrives in Ankara November 28, 2014. His three-day trip comes as Islamic State insurgents have captured swathes of Iraq and Syria just over Turkey's southern borders, declaring an Islamic caliphate and killing or driving out Shi'ite Muslims, Christians and others who do not share their ultra-radical brand of Sunni Islam.