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Oil prices down with rise in U.S. crude stocks

Oil prices were down on Thursday with a surprise increase in U.S. crude oil stocks, signaling that oil demand could remain weak in the world's largest oil-consuming nation. International benchmark Brent crude was trading at …

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U.S. notifies UN of withdrawing from WHO

The United States has notified the United Nations about its withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO) from July 6, 2021, spokesperson for the UN Secretary-General Stephane Dujarric said. "On 6 July 2020, the United …

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U.S. holds talks with Russia to restore G8

The United States is working with Russia on the details of its possible participation in the expanded G7 summit after U.S. President Donald Trump's invitation, U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan said in an interview with RBC. …

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Poll: Biden leads Trump by 12 points nationally

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden leads U.S. President Donald Trump by 12 points in a new national poll. The latest Monmouth University survey finds Biden at 53%, compared to Trump at 41%, The Hill reported. …

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Oil prices gain on fall in crude stockpiles

Oil prices rose on Thursday, reversing early losses, as a sharp drop in oil stockpiles outweighed concerns that a spike in U.S. coronavirus infections and revived lockdown measures in California could stall a recovery in fuel demand. …

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Pelosi calls for new sanctions on Russia

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the United States must immediately impose sanctions on Russia over reports that Moscow offered Taliban militants money to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan. "We must …

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U.S. to seek UN vote on Iran arms embargo

The U.S. will press the United Nations Security Council to vote on extending an arms embargo on Iran as soon as mid-July and is willing to reimpose wide-ranging UN sanctions if that effort fails, Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft said. …

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