BUSINESS

OPEC, non-OPEC agree to their first global oil pact since 2001 – Reuters »

VIENNA OPEC and non-OPEC producers on Saturday reached their first deal since 2001 to curtail oil output jointly and ease a global glut after more than two years of low…

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Wells Fargo Scandal Hits Prudential as Whistle-Blowers Sue – Bloomberg »

Prudential Financial Inc. was accused of covering up fraudulent sales of life insurance policies through Wells Fargo & Co. to low-income customers with Hispanic last names. Many of the customers…

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ENTERTAINMENT

Trump: I’ll devote ‘zero time’ to ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ – The Hill »

The Hill 1625 K Street, NW Suite 900 Washington DC 20006 | 202-628-8500 tel | 202-628-8503 fax The contents of…

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Tom Holland Says He Went Undercover at a High School to Prepare for Spider-Man: Homecoming – E! Online »

by Corinne Heller | <!– –> Tom Holland Says He Went Undercover at a High School to Prepare for Spider-Man:…

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Looking back at midseason finales of The Walking Dead – Undead Walking »

The midseason finale is an episode with a very distinct importance in the season. Here’s a look at the midseason finales…

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HBO ‘Silicon Valley’ actor TJ Miller arrested on suspicion of battery on driver in Hollywood Hills – Los Angeles Times »

HBO’s “Silicon Valley” actor T.J. Miller was arrested early Friday on suspicion of battery on a car service driver in…

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TECHNOLOGY

OG defeats Ad Finem at Boston Major for its third Major title – ESPN »

Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email print comment Sweeps and Cinderella stories set the stage for the final day of the Boston Major, as two European Dota 2 teams rocketed toward a climactic clash in the grand finals. Of the last four teams remaining, only one would…

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Mark Zuckerberg’s interest in government puts his defense of Peter Thiel in a whole new light – Business Insider »

Fred Prouser / Mariana Bazo / Reuters Now that we have seen the texts sent between Facebook founder and investor Marc Andreessen discussing Zuckerberg’s desire to make sure his stock holdings do not prevent him from being able ”to serve two years in government,” as Bloomberg…

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Apple iPad or Amazon Fire: Which is the best holiday tablet? – ZDNet »

When it comes to tablets, the two that I hear the most about from consumers are Apple’s iPad and Amazon’s Fire range. It’s pretty much like everyone else has given up on tablets and left the market to these two behemoths. But which offers the…

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5 reasons why the iPhone is better than the Google Pixel – Business Insider »

Antonio Villas-Boas/Business Insider There’s a lot to love about Google’s Pixel, but the iPhone has its own set of perks that lets it shine, especially the iPhone 7. Those perks range from the hardware to software, and even how well it works with other devices,…

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SCIENCE

John Glenn: A ‘throttle up’ life of courage – Christian Science Monitor »

On Dec. 3, 1986, Sen. John Glenn of Ohio spoke in Akron at a memorial service for Judith Resnik, one of the astronauts lost in…

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Why don’t monkeys talk? Their vocal tract might not be the problem. – Christian Science Monitor »

A talking monkey seems like a thing of science-fiction, cartoons, and goofy advertisements. But new research suggests monkey speech may be closer to reality than…

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Asia

Asia’s Gambling Binge – Bloomberg

Amid much protest, Japan’s lawmakers are considering a bill this week that would open their doors to opulent gambling houses. Analysts have dubbed it “manna from heaven” and the “holy grail.” Yet as any gambler will…

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Mid-East

MIDEAST STOCKS – Factors to watch – Dec 11 – Reuters

Dec 11 Here are some factors that may affect Middle East stock markets on Sunday. Reuters has not verified the press reports and does not vouch for their accuracy. INTERNATIONAL/REGIONAL * GLOBAL MARKETS-Wall Street rises with…

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Africa

Has Africa had its fill of ‘strongmen’? – The Guardian

Under the blistering heat of the southern African sun, the dignitaries did not linger. The ceremony was short. The road running 60km around the scruffy outskirts of the Angolan capital Luanda was declared open and a…

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WORLD

Islamic State fighters ‘re-enter ancient Palmyra’ in Syria – BBC News

Media captionA look inside the ruins after they were recaptured from so-called Islamic State in March Islamic State group fighters have re-entered Palmyra, nine months after losing the ancient Syrian desert city, activists say. IS held…

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Europe

Sorry, Silicon Valley. Europe won’t be any easier in 2017 – CNET

European Commission HQ in Brussels. Photo by Johan De Meester/Getty Images The influence of big Silicon Valley tech companies stretches across the world, and Europe is no exception. For US tech giants, Europe is often the…

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FOOTBALL

Was Trump’s swipe at Army-Navy football mean or fair? – New York Post

Here’s the President-elect throwing shade at the quality of service academy football pic.twitter.com/lEjlLTN4W1 — Dan Wolken (@DanWolken) December 10, 2016 He just couldn’t help himself. The President-elect of the United States took a soft swipe at…

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TRAVEL

Libertine Tourism: How ‘Naughty Travel’ Is Becoming A Growing Industry – Forbes

First, we’re not talking about sexual tourism, which is linked to prostitution and illegal practices in most countries according to all dictionaries definitions. And while its raison d’etre is certainly related to sex, “tourisme libertine” or “naughty journeys” is…

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UK

Where to see red kites in the UK – Telegraph.co.uk

In the video above, we highlight some of the best places in the UK to spot red kites and also share some remarkable facts about one of Britain’s most magnificent birds of prey.  Up until the…

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