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U.S.-Iran tensions escalate after attack on Saudi oil sites

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Iran was to blame for the attack on Saudi oil sites, saying the country had “attacked the world's oil supply.” Iran rejected this claim...
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Attack on a major Saudi oil facility originated in Iran, U.S. intelligence indicates

6 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   5 articles

Oil prices surged overnight to their biggest intraday gain since the Gulf War in 1991 after a devastating drone attack on critical oil facilities in Saudi Arabia knocked out...
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World Oil Prices Spike After Saudi Facilities Attacked

6 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

Oil prices jumped on Monday in response to a weekend strikes in Saudi Arabia that crippled more than half the country's oil production. It was the single-largest daily surge in...
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An Unusual Rise in Interest Rates Roils a Crucial Financial Market

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

The repo market, part of the financial world's plumbing, is critical to the smooth functioning of Wall Street's biggest institutions.
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Enormous, Man-Sized Chinese Salamander May Be World's Biggest Amphibian

7 hours ago   |   Newsweek

Chinese giant salamanders were once common across a huge area of China, however, the animals have suffered dramatic declines in recent times
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Purdue bankruptcy settlement not enough, AG Healey, former addicts say

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Recovering addicts who blame Purdue Pharma for getting them hooked on opioids say the company's multibillion-dollar plan to settle lawsuits as part of a bankruptcy is dodging...
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5 ways Ric Ocasek changed the pop-rock music world

5 ways Ric Ocasek changed the pop-rock music world

7 hours ago   |   New York Post

Ric Ocasek was the perfect rock star for outcasts, misfits and geeks. Ocasek died of heart disease this past weekend, at age 75. His longtime partner Paulina Porizkova...
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Attack on Saudi facility exposes world economy's 'Achilles heel'

7 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil infrastructure knocked out more than half of all production capacity in the world's largest oil exporter.
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Brett Kavanaugh Turmoil Engulfs the New York Times

8 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

Sources say Robin Pogrebin and Kate Kelly initially pitched their reporting to the news side, but top editors ultimately felt that there wasn't enough juice to warrant a story...
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Early rice farmers unwittingly selected for weedy imposters

8 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Early rice growers unwittingly gave barnyard grass a big hand, helping to give root to a rice imitator that is now considered one of the world's worst agricultural weeds.
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Trump rallies backers in New Mexico in bid to turn state red

Trump rallies backers in New Mexico in bid to turn state red

Trump's rally in Rio Rancho, in suburban Albuquerque, is the first stop on a three-day swing that will also take him to California for fundraisers expected to raise more than... Read more ...

Authorities: Suspected serial killer linked by DNA to cold-case killings of...

Authorities: Suspected serial killer linked by DNA to cold-case killings of at least 4 Florida women

Daytona Beach Police Chief Craig Capri called the 37-year-old a "disgusting serial killer." Read more ...

Minkah Fitzpatrick trade rumors: Dolphins send safety to Steelers in...

Minkah Fitzpatrick trade rumors: Dolphins send safety to Steelers in exchange for first-round pick

Miami has agreed to send the 22-year-old safety to the Steelers in exchange for a 2020 first-round pick, according to a report from ESPN. Read more ...

President Trump says it looks like Iran was behind Saudi oil field attack

President Trump says it looks like Iran was behind Saudi oil field attack

The president also insisted that he does not want war with Iran, but he noted the U.S. has the best weapons systems. Read more ...

Dog the Bounty Hunter under doctor's care after medical incident, rep says

Dog the Bounty Hunter under doctor's care after medical incident, rep says

Reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman is being monitored after a medical incident over the weekend. Read more ...

Ozuna has 4 RBIs, Cardinals beat Nationas 4-2

Ozuna has 4 RBIs, Cardinals beat Nationas 4-2

ST. LOUIS - Marcell Ozuna drove in four runs and threw out a runner at home plate from left field, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Monday... Read more ...

Oregon man who beat cancer twice wins $4.6M lotto jackpot

Oregon man who beat cancer twice wins $4.6M lotto jackpot

He's on a winning streak. An Oregon man who beat cancer twice has hit a $4.6 million lottery jackpot, officials said. Stu MacDonald, from the city of Bend, said he buys a... Read more ...

Trump Echoes Earlier Attacks On New York Times After Latest Kavanaugh Report

Trump Echoes Earlier Attacks On New York Times After Latest Kavanaugh Report

The president defended the Supreme Court justice at his New Mexico rally after new allegations of sexual misconduct were uncovered by Times reporters. Read more ...

Police: Man threatened mass shooting at LA County Fair because he didn't...

Police: Man threatened mass shooting at LA County Fair because he didn't want to go with his parents

The 22-year-old believed the threat would give him an excuse to not go to the fair, police said. Read more ...

Former NASCAR New England series champ killed in plane crash

Former NASCAR New England series champ killed in plane crash

Modified stock car great Michael Stefanik has been killed in a single-engine plane crash. He was 61. Read more ...