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Oil gains as Gulf tanker seizure raises tensions

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TOKYO (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Monday amid high tensions in the Middle East after a British tanker was seized by the Iranian military at the end of last week. FILE PHOTO: An oil pump is seen at sunset outside Scheibenhard, near Strasbourg, France, October 6, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann/File Photo Brent crude futures were Read More

Reporter’s Notebook: With Mueller hearings ahead, the ‘book’ may be better than the ‘movie’

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“When you are courting a nice girl, an hour seems like a second. When you sit on a red-hot cinder, a second seems like an hour. That’s relativity.” – Albert Einstein, explaining his Theory of Relativity It’s hard to imagine there could be more bedlam in the House of Representatives this week than there was Read More

Lisa Daftari: Kushner says opposition to Iran brings Israel and Arab nations closer together

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I If there’s one silver lining to the past decade’s reshaping of the Middle East, it’s watching many of the Arab states become more moderate, separating themselves from the region’s terror elements and as a result, finding themselves closer to Israel than we’ve seen in years. This trend cannot be attributed to anything resembling a Read More

8 injured after lightning strike at Florida beach, 1 struck directly, officials say

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One person is in critical condition and seven others suffered injuries on Sunday after lighting struck at a Florida beach, officials said. One man in his 40s, who was at Clearwater Beach, about 50 minutes from Tampa., was “directly hit by lightning” on Sunday afternoon and went into cardiac arrest, according to Joelle Castelli, public communications Read More

Boris Johnson is a Kremlin agent too, because he talks to ‘Russian oligarch’ who hates Putin. What?

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In 2019, merely being on first-name terms with a Russian makes a Western politician a pawn of Vladimir Putin, even if the Russian in question fled the country 15 years ago, and has an outstanding Moscow police warrant against him. Catherine Belton, a former Financial Times correspondent in Moscow, has produced a truly exhausting 3,500-word Read More

Marvel slates ‘Eternals,’ ‘Dr. Strange’ sequel, Natalie Portman as Lady Thor, ‘Blade’ reboot for Phase Four

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TheMarvel Cinematic Universe is expanding following the record-shattering success of“Avengers: Endgame.” At San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, the Disney powerhouse announced several new projects in the works at the blockbuster factory, which has shown impressive leaps in diversity as well as critical acclaim in its cast: Three upcoming projects will star Oscar winners. Marvel Studios President Read More

Republicans raise $20.7M in June — more than double Dems’ $8.5M haul

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The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $8.5 million, according to Federal Election Commission filings, Politico reported. “Our record-smashing fundraising haul is a testament to the ongoing enthusiasm for President Trump and the pro-growth agenda that is delivering Read More

Liberty Vittert: FaceApp’s sinister genius – Who knew Americans would give their lives away so easily?

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I downloaded the “FaceApp” application on my phone even after reports suggested that a Russian company was using it to harvest our data and the media told us it was the single dumbest thing you could do. I did it anyway. FaceApp is the new craze. You give it access to a photo of yourself Read More

Comic Con: Marvel reveals Blade, Shang Chi and female Thor

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Marvel has announced a bumper crop of 10 new superhero movies at Comic Con. Marvel studios president Kevin Feige, flanked by dozens of Hollywood stars, revealed the post-Avengers roster of films to a stunned hall in San Diego. Many attendees at world’s largest pop-culture fan convention had camped out to reserve a seat for the Read More

UPDATE 1-Jolie in ‘Eternals’, Ali as ‘Blade’ highlight Marvel’s star-studded slate

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SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co’s Marvel Studios on Saturday unveiled a star-packed slate of superhero films for the next two years that includes Angelina Jolie in “The Eternals,” Mahershala Ali in a remake of “Blade” and Natalie Portman as a female “Thor.” FILE PHOTO: Angelina Jolie arrives at the British Academy of Film Read More