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BP stock up as profit more than doubles on ‘exceptional’ oil trading

The UK-based energy giant said Tuesday that its underlying profit soared to $6.2 billion from $2.6 billion in the same period last year, boosted by “exceptional oil and gas trading” conditions. Oil prices have shot up by nearly 40% since the start of 2022, with benchmark Brent crude trading well above $100 a barrel. Prices …

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Special grand jury chosen in Fulton County probe of Georgia 2020 election interference

The phone call has been a litmus test for political affiliation: Many of those who support Trump heard nothing wrong, while many of his detractors view the recording as the smoking gun. But it isn’t so easy for open-minded jurors. McBurney told the group that they must decide beyond whether or not they feel something …

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Russia Wants to Sell More Energy to Asia, but Has to Slash Prices

Russia Wants to Sell More Energy to Asia, but Has to Slash Prices

BEIJING — Last year, the Grand Aniva, a Russian tanker with four spherical tanks for holding ultracold liquefied natural gas, sailed back and forth between a gas field in eastern Russia and depots in Japan and Taiwan. But two days after Russia invaded Ukraine, the ship switched routes, sailing to China instead. The voyages of …

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New book examines the link between German business families and Nazi fortunes : NPR

New book examines the link between German business families and Nazi fortunes : NPR

Adolf Hitler inspects the new Volkswagen “people’s car” after laying the foundation stone of the new Volkswagen works in 1938. On Hitler’s left is the car’s designer, Ferdinand “Ferry” Porsche. Topical Press Agency/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Topical Press Agency/Getty Images Adolf Hitler inspects the new Volkswagen “people’s car” after laying the foundation stone …

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Blac Chyna plans to appeal Kardashian-Jenner verdict

Blac Chyna plans to appeal Kardashian-Jenner verdict

Blac Chyna’s attorney says her client plans to appeal her case against the Kardashian-Jenners after suffering a major legal blow on Monday. Despite not winning her defamation and contract interference claims against Kim and Khloé Kardashian and Kris and Kylie Jenner, the jurors found that Chyna did not harm Rob Kardashian. ”Two things. Number one, …

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What to know as the Fed prepares its biggest rate hike in years : NPR

What to know as the Fed prepares its biggest rate hike in years : NPR

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell collects his notebooks as he testifies before the Senate Banking Committee on March 3. The Fed is widely expected to raise interest rates by half a percentage point at its meeting this week. Jonathan Ernst/Pool/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jonathan Ernst/Pool/Getty Images Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell collects his …

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Federal Reserve to fight inflation with fastest rate hikes in decades

Federal Reserve to fight inflation with fastest rate hikes in decades

WASHINGTON >> The Federal Reserve is poised this week to accelerate its most drastic steps in three decades to attack inflation by making it costlier to borrow — for a car, a home, a business deal, a credit card purchase — all of which will compound Americans’ financial strains and likely weaken the economy. Yet …

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Children With Vegetarian Diet Have Similar Growth and Nutrition Compared to Meat-Eating Peers

By St. Michael’s Hospital May 3, 2022 A new research study finds children with a vegetarian diet have similar growth and nutrition compared to children who eat meat. However, children with a vegetarian diet had increased odds of underweight weight status. A study of almost 9,000 children revealed that those who eat a vegetarian diet …

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