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Oil prices flutter around even in light trading

Jan. 15 (UPI) — Light trading on the U.S. federal holiday left crude oil prices around neutral, but still marching closer to $70 per barrel, potentially on geopolitical risk. Markets in the United States are closed as the nation commemorates the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. …

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Deneuve apologises to sexual attack victims

Film star Catherine Deneuve has apologised to sexual abuse victims after signing a letter saying men should be “free to hit on women”. The letter was signed by 100 French women and said the flurry of accusations against powerful men since the Harvey Weinstein scandal has gone too far. In …

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Gardaí to begin review into Kerry Babies case

Gardaí are to conduct a review into the death of a baby whose body was found on a beach at Cahersiveen in Co Kerry 33 years ago. The baby, who has been called John, was found with multiple injuries and died from stab wounds to the heart. He was found …

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This 1 Chart Shows How Retail Is Suffering

Despite headlines of a robust employment market, job creation in 2017 was somewhat tepid. Overall, approximately 2.06 million jobs were created during the year, the lowest total since 2010, when the United States was muddling through the effects of the Great Recession. Last year, the economy produced 8% fewer jobs …

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Denmark Facebook sex video: More than 1,000 young people charged

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A police superintendent said the charges come as a warning to young people never to share sex videos. More than 1,000 young people have been charged by police in Denmark with distributing sexually explicit material. They are accused of using Facebook Messenger to share …

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