At last, Saudi Arabia seems to be doing what it takes to reduce the world's most visible oil glut: the one in the U.S. Unfortunately, its renewed vigor comes as OPEC's deal to reduce excess crude stockpiles starts to show signs of unraveling elsewhere, a subject that will be wrestled with by the group's oil ministers as they and other producer nations meet in St Petersburg on Monday. Weekly U.S. crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia have fallen sharply since early June Data published last week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration show that imports from Saudi Arabia in the week to July 14 fell to their lowest for seven years: just 524,000 barrels a day. For sure, one week's number doesn't
A 36-year-old teacher convicted of having sex with a person under the legal age of consent in California is suing the student she slept with for defamation. Tara Stumph, who is currently serving a 180 day sentence for having sex with a 16-year-old student, says that statements made by the young man hurt her reputation and her career. Stumph was named alongside her former employer, the Lucia Mar School District, in the lawsuit brought against her by her victim’s family.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) has said goodbye to Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of Sean Spicer after his resignation as White House press secretary. The show paid tribute to “Spicey”, with a hilarious montage of some of McCarthy’s best moments in the role. McCarthy’s portrayal of the former press secretary received acclaim from fans across the globe, with many taking to social media to express their disappointment it has now come to an end.
Hillary Clinton's election loss can still be seen and felt across the country, just as if it were that same night in early November when millions were glued to their screens, witnessing a stunning moment of history in real time. Now, six months into a presidency that isn't hers, the former Democratic candidate continues battling criticisms from all sides of the nation, as if she were still on the ballot. The right covers her flaws with tunnel vision, even as a failed candidate with no tangible influence in policymaking or domestic affairs, focusing on Clinton while explosive new reports undermine the ethics of Donald Trump’s White House.
Meghan McCain shared a photo today of her and her father, Sen. John McCain, on a hike, just days after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The Arizona senator's office and the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix announced Wednesday night that McCain had surgery on July 14 to remove a blood clot above his left eye. "Subsequent tissue pathology revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot," the hospital said in a statement. According to the hospital, McCain and his family are reviewing further treatment options, which may include a combination of chemotherapy and radiation. His Senate office said Wednesday that he was in "good spirits" and recovering
I've been test-driving cars lately. At certain times, I get the craving for the new-car smell and the salesperson's cheery patter. Well, the former, at least. Actually, that's almost unfair. I've found that many car salespeople have become remarkably un-carselly. Having test-driven more than half a dozen cars recently, I've not received one phone call or email to try and entice me to sign something and handover a large check. This has, perhaps, led me to wonder what's the catch with this weird serenity. I assume some cars are just smoke and mirrors and the salespeople are just waiting to reel you in and let you choke yourself on your aspirations. So I've been paying unusual attention to whether
The president, CEO and founder of Answers In Genesis, “an apologetics ministry, dedicated to helping Christians defend their faith and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ effectively,” set Twitter abuzz this week after posting about his bid to “reclaim” the rainbow from the LGBTQ community: Christians need to take back the rainbow as we do @ArkEncounter -God owns it-He decreed it's a sign of His covenant with man after the Flood pic.twitter.com/cNR51zTbPX-
Jul 23, 2017
A convergence of cosmic currents catches you in this magical moment, motivating you to start a personal project. Although you might feel a great sense of urgency today, building momentum requires an i...