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U.S. oil market reaches negative prices

In an obscure corner of the American physical oil market, crude prices have turned negative -- producers are actually paying consumers to take away the black stuff. As Bloomberg …

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112,000 people infected with coronavirus in US

The United States now has more than 112,000 coronavirus diagnoses after 7,681 more people tested positive for Covid-19 overnight, Metro reports. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo gave the update Saturday, with the US surging far …

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Trump considers quarantine of New York

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he's considering a short-term quarantine of New York state, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut, as cases of coronavirus continue to rise, CNN reports. "We're thinking …

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Number of US Covid-19 cases smashes past 90,000

The number of people infected with the coronavirus in the United States has surged to nearly 93,000, as the country reclaims its position of having the most cases of Covid-19 in the world, RT reports. The tally from Johns …

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U.S. overtakes China with most coronavirus cases

The United States now has more confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus than any other country, with more than 85,900 positive tests. According to the latest figures collated by Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. has overtaken China …

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Oil prices rise, Brent reaches $28

Oil prices rose around 4% on Tuesday on hopes that the United States will soon reach a deal on a $2 trillion coronavirus aid package that could blunt the economic impact of the outbreak and in turn support oil demand. Brent crude oil …

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U.S. urges Tokyo Olympics to be postponed

The Olympic Committee of the United States urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to a later date due to the current novel coronavirus pandemic, the organization said. "To that end, …

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Melania Trump tested for coronavirus

U.S. President Donald Trump said that first lady Melania Trump had tested negative for the novel coronavirus. Trump answered in the affirmative when asked by a reporter at the White House whether …

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Brent oil down as market awaits Trump's intervention

Brent crude oil was down at the start the week on Monday as the global oil market awaits U.S. President Donald Trump's call for intervention in the Saudi-Russian price war. The international benchmark was trading at …

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