Month: December 2018

HOUSTON (Reuters) – Oil prices ended with full-year losses for the first time since 2015, after a desultory fourth quarter that saw buyers flee the market over growing worries about a supply glut and mixed signals related to renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran. FILE PHOTO: A pump jack operates in the Permian Basin oil production
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Frederick Gaudreau scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period as the visiting Nashville Predators posted the game’s final five goals and defeated the Washington Capitals 6-3 in a Monday matinee. Dec 31, 2018; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) shots the puck as Nashville Predators center Frederick Gaudreau (89) defends
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(Reuters) – Serena Williams made a winning return to competitive action at the Hopman Cup on Monday but could not prevent the United States from losing 2-1 to Greece in their opening round-robin match. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Mubadala World Tennis Championship – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – December 27, 2018. Serena Williams of
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FILE PHOTO: The logo of the web service Amazon is pictured in this June 8, 2017 illustration photo. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/File Photo (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is planning to expand its Whole Foods Market portfolio by adding more stores to put more customers within its two-hour delivery service range, the Wall Street Journal reported on
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Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points and grabbed nine rebounds and the Toronto Raptors defeated the visiting Chicago Bulls 95-89 on Sunday. Dec 30, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) drives to the basket between Chicago Bulls forward Justin Holiday (7) and Chicago Bulls center Robin Lopez (42) during the second quarter
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin told his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in a New Year letter on Sunday that Moscow was ready for dialogue on a “wide-ranging agenda”, the Kremlin said following a series of failed attempts to hold a new summit. FILE PHOTO – Russia’s President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with
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FILE PHOTO: Deutsche Bank’s Supervisory Board Chairman Paul Achleitner addresses the audience during the bank’s annual meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, May 24, 2018. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Deutsche Bank is strong and its turnaround strategy is bearing fruit, Chairman Paul Achleitner said, ruling out the need for state aid and playing down speculation
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MANILA (Reuters) – At least 22 people have died due to landslides and flooding triggered by a tropical cyclone that brought heavy rains to central Philippines, a disaster agency official said on Sunday. The people, including a three-year-old boy, were reported dead as of Sunday morning, said disaster agency spokesman Edgar Posadas, after a tropical
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James Harden scored 41 points as the red-hot Houston Rockets held off the host New Orleans Pelicans 108-104 on Saturday night. Dec 29, 2018; New Orleans, LA, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) gives instructions to guard Austin Rivers (1) against New Orleans Pelicans in the second half at Smoothie King Center. Houston Rockets
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Dec 26, 2018; Detroit, MI, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) reacts when talking to a referee during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports (Reuters) – Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall will undergo season-ending surgery on his left heel next week
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(Reuters) – A cyber attack caused major printing and delivery disruptions on Saturday at the Los Angeles Times and other major U.S. newspapers, including ones owned by Tribune Publishing Co (TPCO.O) such as the Chicago Tribune and Baltimore Sun. A hooded man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this
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