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Oil muted as price cap proposal eases supply concerns

G7 price cap on Russian oil could be above current trading level EIA gasoline stocks data shows higher than expected build COVID-19 controls tighten in China Nov 24 (Reuters) – Benchmark Brent oil edged lower on Thursday while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude held steady, hovering in sight of two-month lows as the level of […]

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Teen hurt after shooting near DC high school hosting Turkey Bowl football game

article WASHINGTON – A teenager is recovering after being hurt in a Thanksgiving Day shooting near a Northeast, D.C. high school that was hosting a Turkey Bowl football game at the time. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, the incident happened in the unit block of 17th Street near East Capitol Street, was reported around […]

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James Van Der Beek says moving from Los Angeles to Austin was ‘grounding’ for his family

AUSTIN, Texas – Actor James Van Der Beek does not regret his move from Los Angeles to Austin, Texas. Van Der Beek shared that the move has been “grounding” for his family. “I know for me, it’s been really centering and I feel like for the kids, it’s been grounding, and a different kind of […]

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Foxconn apologises for pay-related error at China iPhone plant after worker unrest

Foxconn says it is working with staff to resolve disputes Major iPhone factory rocked by protests over pay, conditions Apple says it has team on the ground in Zhengzhou TAIPEI/SHANGHAI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Foxconn (2317.TW) said on Thursday a pay-related “technical error” occurred when hiring new recruits at a COVID-hit iPhone factory in China […]

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Washington Nationals, BetMGM help needy in DC area

WASHINGTON – The Washington Nationals and BetMGM are partnering to help those in need around the D.C. region with free Thanksgiving meals. More than 800 turkeys are expected to be given out during this year’s Turkeypalooza that began Monday at Nationals Park. Officials say they will provide families with a turkey as well as a […]

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Musk says Twitter to hold off relaunching blue check verification

Nov 21 (Reuters) – Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk said on Monday the social media company is holding off the relaunch of its blue check subscription service, a delay from his initial tentative timeline to bring back the service on the platform. “Holding off relaunch of Blue Verified until there is high confidence of stopping […]

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Decorated U.S. Army veteran one of two men who took down Colorado shooter

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Nov 21 (Reuters) – A decorated Iraq and Afghanistan veteran who had taken his family to support a drag show performer who was one of his daughter’s friends said his U.S. Army training took over when gunfire broke out at a Colorado LGBTQ club. “It’s the reflex,” Rich Fierro told reporters gathered […]

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EXCLUSIVE Bankman-Fried’s FTX, parents bought Bahamas property worth $121 mln

FTX unit bought 7 condos in high-end resort for “key personnel” Bankman-Fried’s parents named owners of $16.4 mln vacation home Bankman and Fried tell Reuters: Seeking to return deed to FTX NEW PROVIDENCE, Bahamas, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Sam Bankman-Fried’s FTX, his parents and senior executives of the failed cryptocurrency exchange bought at least 19 […]

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Crypto lender Genesis says no immediate plans to file for bankruptcy

Nov 21 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency lender Genesis said on Monday it has no immediate plans to file for bankruptcy, days after the collapse of crypto exchange FTX forced it to suspend customer redemptions. “We have no plans to file bankruptcy imminently. Our goal is to resolve the current situation consensually without the need for any […]

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Man arrested for killing teen two years ago in DC

D.C. police arrested a man Monday who they believe killed a teenager two years ago.  On September 29, 2020, police responded to a shooting in Allison Street Northwest, but did not find the victim. A year later, they discovered the remains of 17-year-old Brian Ward in Laurel, Maryland. It’s believed Ward was killed during that […]

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