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Oil prices stable on tighter market, but rising US output looms for 2018

Added: 15.12.2017 5:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

Oil markets were stable on Friday as the Forties pipeline outage in the North Sea and ongoing OPEC-led production cuts supported prices, while rising output from the United States kept crude from rising further.

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United Adds Tahiti to Growing List of New Routes

Added: 15.12.2017 5:00 | 0 views | 0 comments


Paradise on tap... United Airlines (UAL) has announced plans to begin service between San Francisco and Pape'ete, Tahiti, the South Pacific's gateway to more than 118 islands in French Polynesia including Bora Bora, Moorea, the Marquesas and Raiatea. United is the only US carrier offering nonstop service to Tahiti from the mainland United States. Tickets...

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Putin warns against US strike on North Korea

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday (Dec 14) that a strike on North Korea by the United States would have "catastrophic" consequences and that he hoped to work with Washington to eventually resolve the crisis on the Korean peninsula.

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PrEP could make US easily hit its 2020 HIV prevention goal, study finds

Added: 15.12.2017 2:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

If just a quarter of high-risk men who have sex with men were to use daily preventive medicine, the United States could surpass its goal of reducing new HIV infections by 25 percent.

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Vaping popular among teens; opioid misuse at historic lows

Added: 14.12.2017 23:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

Nearly one in three 12th-graders report past year use of some kind of vaping device, raising concerns about the impact on their health. What they say is in the device, however, ranges from nicotine, to marijuana, to 'just flavoring.' The survey also suggests that use of hookahs and regular cigarettes is declining. These findings come from the 2017 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey of eighth, 10th and 12th graders in schools nationwide in the United States.

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Climate scientists study the odds of a U.S. megadrought

Added: 14.12.2017 23:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

To help untangle fact from speculation, scientists have developed a 'robust null hypothesis' to assess the odds of a megadrought -- one that lasts more than 30 years -- occurring in the western and southwestern United States.

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Vaping popular among teens; opioid misuse at historic lows

Added: 14.12.2017 23:54 | 0 views | 0 comments

Nearly one in three 12th-graders report past year use of some kind of vaping device, raising concerns about the impact on their health. What they say is in the device, however, ranges from nicotine, to marijuana, to 'just flavoring.' The survey also suggests that use of hookahs and regular cigarettes is declining. These findings come from the 2017 Monitoring the Future (MTF) survey of eighth, 10th and 12th graders in schools nationwide in the United States.

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Putin, Trump discussed North Korea in phone call: Kremlin

Added: 14.12.2017 23:16 | 0 views | 0 comments

December 15, 2017 7:16 AM
MOSCOW (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the crisis over North Korea's nuclear programme with United States (US) counterpart Donald Trump in a phone call on Thursday (Dec 14), the Kremlin said.

From: www.straitstimes.com

Inspector general to review EPA's 2017 hurricane response

Added: 14.12.2017 22:34 | 0 views | 0 comments

An internal federal watchdog says it will conduct a wide-ranging review of the Environmental Protection Agency's preparedness and response to the major hurricanes that struck the United States this year.

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Artificial intelligence finds solar system with 8 planets like ours

Added: 14.12.2017 22:02 | 0 views | 0 comments

December 15, 2017 6:02 AM
MIAMI (AFP) - A solar system with as many planets as our own has been discovered with the help of Nasa's Kepler space telescope and artificial intelligence, the United States (US) space agency said on Thursday (Dec 14).

From: www.straitstimes.com

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