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Alexander Lukashenko's Belarusian Dictatorship Is Going Down in Flames

1 hour ago   |   The New Republic

For the so-called “last dictator in Europe,” August may mark the last month of his reign. On Sunday, Belarus-overseen for over a quarter-century by a brutal imbecile named...
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Saudi Aramco's profit fell 73 percent as demand for oil shrank

2 hours ago   |   NY Times


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E.P.A. to Lift Obama-Era Controls on Methane, a Potent Greenhouse Gas

3 hours ago   |   NY Times

The reversal is the latest move in the Trump administration's ongoing effort to weaken environmental rules, but it could be quickly undone after the November election.
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Marathon Poised for $1.1 Billion Tax Refund From Coronavirus Aid

4 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

Marathon Petroleum Corp. is poised to claim a $1.1 billion tax refund due to the coronavirus stimulus law enacted in March.
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Dow climbs 358 points as Trump stimulus orders offset China tensions

Dow climbs 358 points as Trump stimulus orders offset China tensions

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

US stocks climbed on Monday as investors digested President Donald Trump's weekend stimulus orders against China tensions and new coronavirus cases. On Saturday, President...
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Bankruptcy risks pose the greatest threat to the stock market's rally to near-record levels, famed economist Mohamed El-Erian says

Bankruptcy risks pose the greatest threat to the stock market's rally to near-record levels, famed economist Mohamed El-Erian says

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A wave of corporate insolvencies has the best chance at dragging stocks from their lofty prices, Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz, said Monday. Investors...
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Anxious Mauritians are chopping off their hair to try and stem oil spill

Anxious Mauritians are chopping off their hair to try and stem oil spill

5 hours ago   |   New York Post

NAIROBI - Mauritians are making floating booms of human hair and leaves in a round-the-clock scramble to mop up oil leaking from a grounded Japanese ship onto their pristine...
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A sprawling estate in San Diego with a life-size chess board, waterfall, and Egyptian-themed movie theater is selling for $2.5 million - take a look inside Rancho Magdalena

A sprawling estate in San Diego with a life-size chess board, waterfall, and Egyptian-themed movie theater is selling for $2.5 million - take a look inside Rancho Magdalena

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A 30-acre California estate deemed an "entertainer's paradise" by Sotheby's is selling for $2.5 million. Known as Rancho Magdalena , the estate is located an hour north of San...
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Rescue Efforts Underway in Mauritius to Contain Growing Oil Spill Before Stranded Ship Breaks in Two

Rescue Efforts Underway in Mauritius to Contain Growing Oil Spill Before Stranded Ship Breaks in Two

6 hours ago   |   Time

Urgent efforts increased in Mauritius on Monday to empty a stranded Japanese ship of an estimated 2,500 tons of oil before the vessel breaks up and increases the contamination...
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Oil And Gas Sector Shed Jobs Again In July

6 hours ago   |   Forbes

Some segments of the oil, gas and mining industries were hit harder than others, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nearly 25% of "oil services" jobs have...
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Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

Trump briefing halted by Secret Service after shots fired near White House

WASHINGTON - Secret Service agents abruptly halted President Trump's coronavirus briefing on Monday after an armed suspect was shot outside the White House. The president was... Read more ...

McDonald's is suing its ousted CEO for lying about sexual relationships with...

McDonald's is suing its ousted CEO for lying about sexual relationships with employees

The fast food chain is suing Steve Easterbrook for the amount of his exit package: about $40 million. Read more ...

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may take over old JCPenneys and Sears to try and speed up deliveries

Amazon may replace closed department stores at struggling malls. Read more ...

Trump says he will deliver RNC speech from Gettysburg battlefield or White House

Trump says he will deliver RNC speech from Gettysburg battlefield or White House

President Trump will either deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech from the White House grounds or the battlefield at Gettysburg, he announced Monday. “We have narrowed... Read more ...

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Disney World to reduce theme park hours in September

Operating hours at all Central Florida parks are changing. Read more ...

Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100K US kids infected with COVID-19 in last two weeks of July

Almost 100,000 American children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July - an alarming 40 percent rise, according to new data. As officials continue... Read more ...

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

Houses explode in Baltimore, killing 1 and trapping others, fire union says

BALTIMORE - One person has died and others were reportedly trapped after an explosion Monday morning in Maryland, according to the Baltimore Firefighters Union IAFF Local... Read more ...

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar reverse course again; announce mandatory mask...

Dollar Tree, Family Dollar reverse course again; announce mandatory mask policy for customers

The latest decision comes as many major national retailers have decided to make face coverings mandatory. Read more ...

Rangers win NHL draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere

Rangers win NHL draft lottery, shot at Lafreniere

The New York Rangers won the second phase of the NHL draft lottery, giving them a shot at selecting winger Alexis Lafreniere. Read more ...

1 killed, several injured as ‘major gas explosion' obliterates three...

1 killed, several injured as ‘major gas explosion' obliterates three Baltimore homes

A huge gas explosion has reduced three row houses to rubble in Baltimore, Maryland, killing one resident and injuring several others, the city's fire department has said. At... Read more ...