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Responders say the crude oil spill appears to be limited to the drilling pad. Alaskan oil well leaking gas. The oil producer had retained Halliburton Co's (HAL.N) well control specialists to kill the well, the spokesman said. All the excess pressure was removed from the well to keep it in a safe range of pressure. Leaks were first detected Friday in the well operated by BP Exploration Alaska Inc., a subsidiary of BP.
  • BP says leaking Alaska well now under control

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    The spray of crude, along with "minor" oil leakage over the past few days, was fairly isolated and stopped leaking altogether Sunday, according to a statement from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. There have been no injuries and no reports of harm to wildlife. DEC is coordinating with BPXA and the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to investigate the cause.
  • Patriots respond to comparison photo showing team with Obama versus Trump

    Patriots respond to comparison photo showing team with Obama versus Trump

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    UPDATE: Patriots say # of players was smaller this year than 2015 (34 vs. 50) but total delegation was roughly the same. In the 2015 photo, two staircases are filled with men, whereas the photo with Trump shows empty staircases. Also citing family reasons, Tom Brady declined to visit the Obama White House in 2015. The sports media, which the writers themselves admit has become a very liberal profession, continue to celebrate athletes for boycotting the Trump White House or stating ...
  • Price Of Crude Oil Dips On Supply Glut Concerns

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    James Williams, president of energy consultant WTRG Economics in London, Arkansas, said the minister's bullish statement did not lift prices much because of growing US shale production . Gasoline prices slipped on the news, as reformulated blendstock futures dropped 0.6 percent to $1.7008. OPEC members Saudi Arabia and Kuwait signaled that the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other producers, including Russian Federation, would likely extend their oil output cut beyond ...
  • VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

    VA tests partnership with CVS to reduce veterans' wait times

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    John McCain is looking to expand health care for veterans with the help of the Phoenix VA, CVS and the Department of Veteran's Affairs. Although the program is now limited to the Phoenix area, the collaboration is a test-run of sorts as VA Secretary David Shulkin mulls an overhaul proposal aimed at reducing veterans' wait times .
  • Sensex gains 64 points in early trade on Asian cues

    Sensex gains 64 points in early trade on Asian cues

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    The Indian market ended Thursday in positive territory with BSE Sensex up 85.82 points at 29422.39 and NSE Nifty up 32.90 points at 9136.40. Foreign investors net sold shares worth Rs 930.67 crore while domestic institutional investors bought shares worth 878.08 crore on Tuesday, provisional data showed.
  • Average mortgage rate drops to 5-month low

    Average mortgage rate drops to 5-month low

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    The lowest 90% fixed rate now costs 5% less than it did at this time a year ago, while 60% LTVs costs 4% less than in April 2016. The MBA also seeks the introduction of multiple guarantors that will operate as privately-owned utilities and a new federally-backed Mortgage Insurance Fund for the mortgage-backed securities.
  • Petroleum ministry flays Sunday holiday for fuel outlets

    Petroleum ministry flays Sunday holiday for fuel outlets

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    All India Petroleum Dealers Association President Ajay Bansal had told PTI that the association, which has almost 46,000 petrol pump owners as members, are not participating in the closure. Ashok Nareddi of the Telangana Petroleum Dealers Association told IANS that the move will hugely save energy, slash electricity consumption and help the dealers to better use their manpower.
  • Regulators list many mortgage errors at Ocwen Financial

    Regulators list many mortgage errors at Ocwen Financial

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    In a cease-and-desist order, the North Carolina commissioner said that according to a business plan Ocwen submitted to the state regulators, the company might not be able to remain afloat if it fixed all its problems, given the considerable costs to its systems and anticipated regulatory penalties.
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    AQR Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Delta Air Lines by 58.7% in the fourth quarter. The stock of Korea Electric Power Corporation (ADR) (NYSE:KEP) gapped up by $0.27 today and has $21.03 target or 6.00% above today's $19.84 share price.
  • Gold trades higher on rising geopolitical tensions; may test Rs 29700

    Gold trades higher on rising geopolitical tensions; may test Rs 29700

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    Spot gold climbed as much as 0.8 percent to $1,295.56 an ounce on Monday, the highest level since November 9, and traded at $1,288.84 at 12:47 p.m.in NY, according to Bloomberg generic pricing. The United States, its allies and China are working together on a range of responses to North Korea's latest failed ballistic missile test, Trump's national security adviser said on Sunday, citing what he called an global consensus to act.