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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

Nov 28, 2014

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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.
Nov 28, 2014

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

Nov 28, 2014

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.
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…

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…

Nov 28, 2014

@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.
Nov 28, 2014

U.N. torture watchdog condemns police brutality, botched executions, solitary confinement, and more in U.S. reut.rs/1FC0CzO

Nov 28, 2014

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

Nov 28, 2014

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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St. Louis-area mall closes on Black Friday as Ferguson protests spread

mobile.reuters.com — St. Louis-area mall closes on Black Friday as Ferguson protests spread By Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Demonstrators shut down a shopping mall near Ferguson, Missouri, at the start of the holiday shopping season on Friday as protests over the killing of an unarmed black teen by a white police officer turned on some retailers around the country.

With monkey on the lam, Florida neighborhood goes bananas

reuters.com — A resident initially reported seeing a fleet-footed monkey running through a yard in the middle of a sunny Thanksgiving Day afternoon, Tampa police said. An hour later, another caller spotted a monkey about a dozen blocks away, near a bridge on a road that is several miles (km) from downtown Tampa.
Nov 28, 2014

"...a Tampa neighborhood that they described as 'three-foot tall, brown and fast.'" reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Nov 28, 2014

With monkey on the lam, headline writer pulls out banana cliché reuters.com/article/2014/1…

Syria says U.S.-led strikes have not weakened Islamic State

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Nour Fourat A view shows debris at a school for the deaf and mute, destroyed in what activists said were overnight U.S.-led air strikes against the Islamic State, in Raqqa November 24, 2014.
Nov 28, 2014

Beneficiary of US airstrikes says they're not working...@Reuters: Syria says U.S. not weakening Islamic State reut.rs/1w2ifad

U.S. Black Friday shopping marked by thinner crowds, protests

reuters.com — Credit: Reuters/Rick Wilking 1 of 15. A Walmart employee helps a customer with a 50' TV on sale for $218 on Black Friday in Broomfield, Colorado November 28, 2014.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @Reuters: U.S. Black Friday shopping marked by thinner crowds, protests reut.rs/1rFqy59

Nov 28, 2014

RT @AsiaChloeBrown: DO WORK. RT @Reuters: U.S. Black Friday shopping marked by thinner crowds, protests reut.rs/1rFqy59

Clarke breaks down giving heartfelt Hughes tribute

in.reuters.com — SYDNEY (Reuters) - Captain Michael Clarke gave a graphic illustration of the raw emotions of the Australia team when he broke down repeatedly while paying tribute to former team mate Phillip Hughes on Saturday.

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.

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.

Nov 28, 2014

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

Piraeus investment deal eases privatization prospects

reuters.com — Under a deal announced by Greek officials on Monday, COSCO will be excused paying fees to OLP in return for making the investment, removing a question mark over growth at the port and taking the state a step closer to selling its 74 percent stake.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @brendagoh_: Cosco finally won Greece's approval to invest €230 mln to expand Piraeus Port this week, announced it in Sept 2013 reut.rs/17uoBRC

Nov 28, 2014

Cosco finally won Greece's approval to invest €230 mln to expand Piraeus Port this week, announced it in Sept 2013 reut.rs/17uoBRC

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

Nov 28, 2014

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

Nov 28, 2014

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

Soccer-Moyes critical of 'overzealous' referee after debut win

uk.reuters.com — MADRID Nov 29 (Reuters) - David Moyes admitted he was "very happy" after overseeing his maiden victory as Real Sociedad coach before criticising the Spanish referee for what the Scot suggested was excessive zeal. Mexico forward Carlos Vela netted a hat-trick in a 3-0 home win for the Basque club against Elche on Friday which lifted them to 12th on 13 points from as many matches.

Pope calls for interreligious dialogue to stop terrorism

reuters.com — On the first day of his visit to Turkey, Pope Francis has called for interreligious dialogue "so that there will be an end of all forms of fundamentalism and terrorism." Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Soccer-Vela hat-trick earns Moyes his first win with Sociedad

uk.reuters.com — MADRID Nov 28 (Reuters) - David Moyes notched his maiden victory as coach of Real Sociedad as Carlos Vela scored a classy hat-trick in a morale-boosting 3-0 win at home to Elche in La Liga on Friday.

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…

Nov 28, 2014

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Nov 28, 2014

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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.
Nov 28, 2014

RT @KenRoth: All Israeli citizens are theoretically equal but FM Leiberman would pay Palestinians to leave. trib.al/GqPK1SZ pic.twitter.com/pGPkO6URRL

Nov 28, 2014

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

Nov 28, 2014

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

Nov 28, 2014

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