China set to complete its BeiDou satellite network, rival to GPS

Jun 2, 2020
The Asian giant will soon launch the last location-tracking satellite for a system that has economic, communications and military applications.
A satellite orbits Earth. China's network will have broad applications in the future.
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Can even a deal to cut oil production increase prices amid COVID-19?

Demand for oil is falling so quickly that even a reduction in supply will take some time to affect markets.
Many shale oil companies can operate profitably with prices so low.
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Russia plays oil diplomacy card in Middle East

May 10, 2019
Russia has leveraged its oil and gas market power to enhance its influence in the Middle East, just as the U.S. is pulling back from the region.
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The Mueller Report is an overnight bestseller

Apr 19, 2019
Book publishers are cashing in on the public's intrigue.
Robert Mueller, former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, testifies at a hearing on Capitol Hill on September 13, 2011 in Washington, D.C. 
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Mueller concludes Russia probe, delivers report to Attorney General Barr

Mar 22, 2019
The next steps are up to Barr, Congress and likely the federal courts.
Then-FBI Director Robert Mueller waits for the beginning of a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee June 19, 2013, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
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Troika Laundromat used shell companies to hide billions, report says

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Mar 15, 2019
The editor of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project describes how the complex system worked.
Money launderers funneled money through companies set up by offshore banks like Ukio in Lithuania.
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President Trump's "bold new diplomacy" and global relationships

Feb 6, 2019
A two-day summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un was announced at this year's State of the Union address.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump during their historic summit at the Capella Singapore hotel on Sentosa Island on Tuesday.
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Trump confidant Stone is arrested, faces obstruction charge

Jan 25, 2019
The indictment accuses Stone of lying to Congress and tampering with witnesses.
Roger Stone, longtime friend and confidant of President Donald Trump, was arrested Friday.
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OPEC fights falling prices with production cuts

Dec 7, 2018
Analysts say OPEC's decision is less about raising prices, and more about stopping them from falling further.

OPEC set to meet with an eye on cutting oil production

Dec 5, 2018
OPEC oil producing countries are scheduled to meet in Vienna on Thursday to discuss possible production cuts as a way to boost prices. Oil prices have been sliding in recent months. At the recent G-20 meeting, Russian and Saudi Arabian…