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Source: Common Domain

5 things investors need to know about OPEC’s decision to lift oil output

Today 15:30 GMT

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed on Friday to rein in member production cuts, essentially lifting output to help make up for an expected shortfall in global supplies.

Nigerian oil minister Ibe Kachikwu said the 1 million-barrel agreement would see OPEC members raise output by at least 700,000 barrels a day, with non-OPEC countries, led by Russia, adding the rest, according to the Financial Times report.

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Source: New York Times

One in Three Women Undergoing Breast Reconstruction Have Complications

Today 15:30 GMT

Women wh o opt for breast reconstruction after a mastectomy have a strikingly high rate of complications, according to a new report.

Although patients are often encouraged to have reconstruction immediately after mastectomy, patients who delayed reconstruction were found to be significantly less likely to develop complications than those undergoing immediate reconstruction. While the new information is helpful, some doctors were skeptical that it would make decisions much easier for cancer patients.

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Source: New York Times

A Day Care and a Dog Rescue Benefit: On Facebook, They Were Political Ads

Today 15:30 GMT

“While Facebook has more work to do to improve transparency among its users and advertisers, we applaud the steps the company is taking to prevent Russian bots from running and ruining our democracy,” Mr. Carrington said.

The Wild Cow, a vegetarian restaurant in Nashville, felt the effects of the new policy as well, when Facebook took down an ad for a fund-raising show the restaurant was hosting for a local dog rescue group.

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Source: BBC

Lewis Hamilton tops French GP practice as Sergio Perez loses wheel

Today 15:30 GMT

The session included a 10-minute red flag period, caused when Sergio Perez's Force India lost a wheel, which potentially distorted the picture.

The race runs suggested Mercedes had an advantage - Hamilton was about 0.5secs a lap on average faster than Raikkonen on their long runs on the ultra-soft tyres, with Ricciardo behind the Finn. Vettel, for example, set his time on the fastest ultra-soft tyres before the session was stopped, and Hamilton after.

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Source: NBC News

Pumpkin Spice Frosted Flakes are happening — and they sound gggreat

Today 12:43 GMT

"New Kellogg's Pumpkin Spice Frosted Flakes has a warm pumpkin spice frosting that coats golden, crunchy toasted flakes," a representative from Kellogg's told TODAY Food by email. "This tasty cereal has caramelized pumpkin aromatics delivering brown sweet cinnamon and a touch of allspice and ginger."

Thanks guys! #metfood_nostrand_ave #kelloggs #kelloggsfrostedflakes #frostedflakes #pumpkinspice #becky #pumpkinspicefrostedflakes #limitededitionkelloggs #brooklyn #nostrandave #metfood #pumpkin #pumpkinseason #renewedfaithinpumpkin #cereal #tonythetiger #junkfoodmomlikesit #theyregreat. The rest of us will have to wait until September when the limited-edition Pumpkin Spice Frosted Flakes will become available nationally and retail for about $4.29.

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Source: The Guradian

UN condemns Trump administration for exacerbating US poverty levels

Today 15:30 GMT

The Trump administration has been castigated at the United Nations in Geneva for consciously exacerbating levels of inequality in America that are already the most extreme in the western world.

Ken Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, asked in a tweet: “Is it just a coincidence that the US withdraws from the UN Human Rights Council two days before it examines the Trump administration’s neglect of poverty in the United States?”

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Source: New York Times

Why the N.F.L. and the N.B.A. Are So Far Apart on Social Justice Stances

Today 15:30 GMT

Over a 16-hour period last September, President Trump took aim at the country’s two most popular sports leagues, the N.F.L. and the N.B.A.

After an N.F.L. season fraught with political undertones and cacophonous debate, through Trump’s last-minute decision last month to disinvite the champion Philadelphia Eagles to the White House for a customary coronation, the N.F.L. has been unable to extract itself from the sticky web of the anthem controversy.

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Source: NBC News

'They yanked my heart away': Migrant mom desperate for news of son

Today 15:30 GMT

The morning before her son's sixth birthday, Iris Eufragio-Mancia crossed the Rio Grande by foot, her heart set on what she believed would be a better life for them in the United States.

In jail, the only link she has to her son is a slip of paper with a phone number: the hotline given to all migrant parents who have been separated from their children. But the only information she has been able to glean is that he recently was able to speak over the phone to his grandmother in Honduras, but did not know where he was.

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Source: Reuters

World Cup helps Putin step up his diplomacy

Today 15:30 GMT

President Vladimir Putin hosted the first official visit by a South Korean president to Russia since 1999 on Friday, in the latest of a series of meetings he has secured with international guests on the sidelines of the soccer World Cup.

Increasingly isolated on the global stage, Putin has used the World Cup to send a defiant message to his opponents that Russia is succeeding despite Western efforts to hold it back.

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Source: NBC News

The Week in Pictures: June 14 - 21

Today 15:30 GMT

People visit the "Valley of Peace" cemetery during Eid al-Fitr as they mark the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, in Najaf, Iraq, on June 16.

A recent Trump administration "zero tolerance" policy separating migrant families at the Mexico border sparked worldwide outrage, and prompted the president to reverse the order. Fans watch the World Cup match between England and Tunisia in Brighton, England, on June 18.. Firefighters battle a large blaze at Scotland’s Glasgow School of Art on June 16, the second time in four years that fire has damaged the architecturally important famed Scottish school.

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Source: DW

Opinion: Romania's baron Liviu Dragnea must go

Today 15:30 GMT

Liviu Dragnea, head of Romania’s ruling Social Democrats and parliamentary president, has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison.

Read more: Romania police arrest German journalist covering protest in Bucharest. In other words, a big clean out has begun, and the Dragnea era is drawing to a close. Meanwhile, from several of the party's wings it is being increasingly said that Dragnea and his allies must be stopped.

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Source: DW

World Cup live: Nigeria vs. Iceland

Today 15:30 GMT

These are the lineups in a game that could end up making life extremely difficult for Lionel Messi and Argentina, who are honorary Nigeria fans for the day.

The Iceland goalie is yet to face a shot and must just be glad to get involved!.. 37' Free kick for Nigeria after a shove on Victor Moses.

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Source: Reuters

Coutinho, Neymar strike late to guide Brazil past Costa Rica

Today 15:30 GMT

Late strikes by Philippe Coutinho and Neymar gave Brazil their first win of the World Cup in thrilling fashion against Costa Rica on Friday and broke Central American hearts in St. Petersburg by sending them out of the tournament.

The result leaves Brazil with four points from two games after they drew 1-1 with Switzerland in their opening match, and they provisionally rise above Serbia to top Group E.. Serbia play Switzerland later on Friday, while Costa Rica are out of the tournament with defeats in both games so far.

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Source: New York Times

The Positive Death Movement Comes to Life

Today 15:30 GMT

At 88, Ms. Weisberger has found a second calling in what has been labeled the positive death movement — a scattering of mostly women who want to break the taboos around discussions of death.

If there is a germinal moment for the positive death movement, it is 2003, when a social worker at a New York hospice center became disillusioned by the care that the medical staff were able to give to dying patients and their families.

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Source: The Guradian

Tesla downsizing residential solar business bought for $2.6bn

Today 13:38 GMT

Electric car maker Tesla is sharply downsizing the residential solar business it bought two years ago in a controversial $2.6bn deal, according to three internal company documents and seven current and former Tesla solar employees.

Tesla declined to comment on which sites it planned to shut down, how many employees would lose their jobs or what percentage of the solar workforce they represent. The company said that cuts to its overall energy team – including batteries to store power – were in line with a broader 9% staff cut announced earlier this month.

Source: CBS News

Florida teen is first known human to contract virus usually found in animals

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: Reuters

Xi says China must lead way in reform of global governance

Today 19:10 GMT
Source: Washington Post

British royal family will make history this summer with its first-ever same-sex wedding

Today 19:09 GMT
Source: Common Domain

What Happens When You Reach a Million Instagram Followers

Today 19:10 GMT
Source: New York Times

Coming Out to My Parents in China by Video

Today 13:37 GMT
Source: NBC News

Shop now, pay later! Anthropologie and Urban Outfitters now offer layaway

Today 09:59 GMT
Source: New York Times

Meet the 11-Year-Old Girls Whose Music Wowed the Philharmonic

Today 07:01 GMT
Source: NBC News

China blocks John Oliver-related content on social media

Today 13:37 GMT
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Mexico Criticizes U.S. Over Policy Removing Immigrant Children From Parents

Wednesday 18:15 GMT
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Source: Reuters

In Mexico, Trump's child separations trigger wrenching decisions

Thursday 05:16 GMT
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Source: The Guradian

No sign of North Korea dismantling nuclear weapons, Mattis admits

Thursday 23:47 GMT
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Source: Reuters

Sweden bury World Cup opening jinx to beat South Korea

Tuesday 13:38 GMT
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Source: Common Domain

Saudi Coalition Enters a Key Airport in Yemen

Sunday 16:21 GMT
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Source: Fox News

Trump administration withdrawing from UN Human Rights Council

Wednesday 18:14 GMT
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Source: NBC News

'The lucky ones': Families who slip through the gap in Trump's zero-tolerance border policy

Wednesday 15:30 GMT

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