OPEC agrees to tentative oil cut, waits for Russia to commit

OPEC tentatively agreed to an oil-output cut on Thursday but was waiting to hear from non-OPEC heavyweight Russia before deciding the exact volumes for a production reduction aimed at propping up crude prices, two sources from the group said.
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‘Pose’ Writer Janet Mock Makes History with New Netflix Deal
Mock is the first Black trans woman to set an overall deal with a major production studio.
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How to get hitched within 24 hours in the city — and it only costs 25 bucks
Getting married at New York City Hall is like going to the DMV — except everyone is beaming with joy. Family, friends, soon-to-be-spouses, even city employees can’t contain their delight, though they see it every day. There are brides in dresses, brides in jeans, grooms every which way, clutching onto their betrothed, waiting for their...
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Brittany Furlan’s steamiest snaps
She's 100% natural, according to Tommy Lee.
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Sean Spicer: Trump has unique advantage over Democratic contenders in 2020
President Trump has one unique advantage no one can match in next year's election, according to former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. 
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Biden warns against demonizing the rich during fundraiser: 'Rich people are just as patriotic'
Former Vice President Joe Biden seemed to challenge the narrative building among some in his party when he argued on Tuesday that it wasn't always appropriate to "demonize" rich people.
Mexico gets tough with illegal immigrants, deports within 24 hours
Unprecedented and inconvenient, the influx of thousands of National Guard into southern Mexico is nevertheless being welcomed by many residents near the Guatemala border.
Mathew Knowles: Beyoncé’s career benefitted, Kelly Rowland’s suffered from skin tone bias
“In the music industry there’s still segregation,” said Knowles.
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NXIVM leader Keith Raniere guilty of all counts in sex cult case
Keith Raniere was accused of methodically manipulating his many followers to further his sexual exploits.       
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Poll: Sanders and Warren tied for second behind Biden
A new poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden as the frontrunner among Democrats running for president in 2020, while Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) are tied for second place.
Darius Garland sneaks into Knicks’ NBA draft conversation after strong workout
Vanderbilt point guard Darius Garland said he believes the Knicks wouldn’t have invited him down Wednesday if they weren’t considering drafting him. “If they called me to work out, I believe so,’’ Garland said in the lobby of the Midtown hotel where the draft prospects are staying. Garland, who played five games at Vanderbilt before...
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Meghan McCain and Joy Behar get so heated over Trump, Whoopi Goldberg has to step in
"View" hosts Meghan McCain and Joy Behar got so entangled in argument on Wednesday that co-host Whoopi Goldberg had to step in to break up the fight. 
Lexus makes camera and radar safety features standard for 2020 cars
You'd think that luxury automakers would load their cars with safety tech by default, but that's not always the case -- it hasn't been for Lexus, anyway. However, the company is making amends for that shortfall. It's making its Safety System+ a sta...
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Just married and just giving back: Charitable honeymoons are trending
While couples traditionally opt for seclusion and luxury for their honeymoon plans, an increasing number of newlyweds are opting to take a honeymoon involving volunteer efforts. “There is a greater consciousness to make genuine connections and a positive impact,” says Adam Zilber, general manager for Andaz Costa Rica Resort of this so-called “voluntourism.” The property’s...
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Oil prices little changed despite U.S. crude stock draw
Oil futures were mostly steady on Wednesday as price support from a larger-than-expected decline in U.S. crude inventories was countered by a lull in equities.
What is Libra? Here’s what you need to know about Facebook’s new cryptocurrency
Facebook released a white paper announcing its new cryptocurrency, Libra, which it intends as a way to enable more people around the world to process online payments. Here's how the new blockchain technology works.
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Sean Penn to direct, co-star with both his kids in drama ‘Flag Day’
“Flag Day” is described as an illuminating portrait of a daughter struggling to overcome the loving yet dark legacy of her conman father.
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Report Suspicious Sites to Google Using This Chrome Extension
If you’ve used Chrome for any length of time, you’ve probably stumbled across its scary red interstitial—otherwise known as the Google Safe Browsing warning. If you’re attempting to pull up a site that looks problematic, like a malware host, Chrome will prevent you from doing so unless you do a little digging to …Read more...
Women's World Cup 2019: White puts England ahead with a cool finish past Yamashita
Ellen White puts England ahead with a cool finish in their final group game against Japan in Nice.
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Skip Bayless duped by fake James Harden ‘manboobs’ tweet
If you forget to look for the blue check mark, you’re going to end up with egg on your face. Skip Bayless was embarrassingly duped by a tweet from a fake Adrian Wojnarowski account that stated Chris Paul making fun of Rockets teammate James Harden for having “manboobs” was a reason Harden reportedly wanted Paul...
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10 key findings from the UN's Khashoggi murder report
The first independent report on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi has finally been released. Agnes Callamard, the UN's special rapporteur, has laid out in detail evidence that suggests not only did Saudi officials at the highest level plan and carry out the killing, but that they carefully planned how best to hide the murder from the international community. - RSS Channel
YouTube facing investigation from federal government over inability to protect children
YouTube’s ongoing problems surrounding content that involves children has led to an investigation from the federal government, according to a new Washington Post report. The Federal Trade Commission is said to be investigating YouTube’s data collection practices and failure to protect children, according to the Post. The investigation is reported to be in its late stages and was brought about after complaints from consumer groups and privacy advocates. The investigation also follows numerous reports and investigations from publications over the last several months demonstrating how YouTube’s autoplay and recommendation feature allows predators to take advantage of content on the platform featuring children. A spokesperson for the FTC... Continue reading…
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Airbus grabs China Airlines narrow-body jet order
Airbus unveiled an aircraft deal with Taiwan's China Airlines on Wednesday, snatching the carrier's medium-haul fleet renewal from Boeing a day after its U.S. rival made a shock entry into the single-aisle fleet of British Airways owner IAG.
Mexico’s migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown
At a migrant shelter near the Guatemala border food is cooked and children play on the patios and at night thin mattresses cover every inch of floor space, including part of the kitchen and the chapel, as migrants try to sleep in the over-capacity space
Luann de Lesseps doesn’t want to gossip
Seems like she wants to save her stories for the cabaret stage.
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Bear shares delicious yogurt with owner
This tame bear in Russia enjoyed yogurt with his owner.       
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Uber Eats driver caught masturbating just after delivery
An Uber Eats delivery driver was allegedly caught masturbating inside his car by the New Jersey woman to whom he’d just delivered an order, authorities said Wednesday. Vinicius Porto, 31, had just handed off a bag of grub to a 23-year-old customer around 4:45 p.m. June 13 when the hungry client noticed the bag was...
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Fed Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged but Signals Possible Future Cuts
The Fed kept its benchmark rate in a range of 2.25% to 2.5%
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Porsche, Kia top list of highest-quality cars, with Land Rover and Jaguar among the worst
Hyundai and its Genesis and Kia brands had six individual winners in the annual quality survey, more than any other manufacturer.
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Starry aims to bring its $50, 200Mbps broadband to 25 more US states
Starry buys 24GHz spectrum to serve apartment buildings, some single-family homes.
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U.S. targets families for deportation to discourage migrants
U.S. immigration authorities want to deport recently arrived families who are in the United States illegally to discourage the surging numbers of Central Americans arriving from Mexico, a government official leading the effort said on Wednesday.
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Judge's Order Sets Up Potential New Block Against Census Citizenship Question
The Supreme Court is expected to rule soon on the Trump administration's plans for a citizenship question. But an order by a federal judge in Maryland could complicate the question's legal fate.
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Senate committee OKs $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for migrant crisis
A Senate panel gave its approval Wednesday to President Trump’s $4.6 billion request for funding to tackle the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border -- but only after funding for a wall was pulled to get Democratic approval.
Mexico's migrant shelters overwhelmed in crackdown
Thin mattresses cover every inch of floor each night at the Good Shepherd shelter near the Mexico-Guatemala border, even spilling into the kitchen and the chapel, as an over-capacity crowd of migrants tries to find space to sleep.
Twice-deported fiend indicted on rape, murder charges in death of New Jersey jogger
A twice-deported fiend who allegedly raped a New Jersey jogger before drowning her in a lake has been indicted. Jorge Rios, 33, was indicted Wednesday on charges of murder, aggravated sexual assault and kidnapping in the death of 45-year-old Carolina Cano in Jersey City on March 24, authorities said. Rios — who was deported from...
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Did Taylor Swift copy Beyoncé for her ‘Calm Down’ video?
Eagle-eyed fans have spotted similarities between the music videos for Swift's "You Need to Calm Down" and Beyoncé's 2011 hit "Party."
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Mueller is "going to have to testify": Schiff
Democratic U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, on Wednesday said U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller must testify before Congress about his Russia investigation. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
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NXIVM founder convicted of all charges in sex cult case
“It was a horror movie,” said one ex-member who spoke to ABC News' '20/20'.
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Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill
Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Australia — people living in Victoria who have been deemed terminally ill will be able to ask their doctor for access...
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Luxury handbag maker Mulberry heads to the pub after £5m loss
Company seeking to attract younger shoppers with series of music gigs in London pubsThe luxury handbag maker Mulberry is aiming to raise its profile with younger shoppers with a series of music gigs in pubs after falling to a £5m loss.The Somerset-based company said it was investing in the UK market with events in London pubs including the Betsey Trotwood in east London and the Prince of Peckham in south London, with free tickets to be made available through the events app Dice. Continue reading...
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Square Enix explains why it changed Tifa’s breasts in Final Fantasy 7 Remake
What is an ethics department? Continue reading…
Streets near White House closed after backpack dropped on Pennsylvania Avenue
No further information about the incident was immediately available.
NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere Found Guilty Of All Charges In Sex Cult Case
The secretive group espoused a philosophy of self-help but was accused of recruiting women as sex slaves. Charges against Raniere, known as "The Vanguard," included sex trafficking and racketeering.
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Nxivm Trial: Leader Convicted After Trial Exposed Sex Cult’s Sordid Inner Workings
Keith Raniere set up a harem of sexual “slaves” who were branded with his initials and kept in line by blackmail.
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Embark dog DNA tests on sale for $30 off
TL;DR: Get the Embark Breed + Health Kit for just $169 with promo code WORK30 and save $30. They might not look like it as they lounge on your couch, but your dog is a complex creature. Just like humans, dogs have pretty complicated family treesDog DNA tests can help clear up the matter by distinguishing breeds and other helpful facts.  SEE ALSO: 8 of the best dog toys for some epic playtime with your pup Unlock your dog's ancestral roots with an Embark Dog DNA Test for only $169 when you enter the coupon code WORK30 at check out. That $30 discount is better than Amazon's current price of $189, and you'd have to wait until Black Friday to likely get a better deal. On top of that, every order from Embark qualifies for free standard shipping in the U.S.  Read more...More about Dogs, Pets, Dna Test, Mashable Shopping, and Tech
Ninja cuts deal to launch multiple gamer advice and culture books
Ninja's agent Loaded has cut a deal to publish multiple books and merchandise with Clarkson Potter and Ten Speed Press, two imprints of Random House.
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Fed signals interest rate cuts possible later this year
The U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday signaled it could cut interest rates by as much as half a percentage point over the remainder of this year, as it responded to increased economic uncertainty and a drop in expected inflation.
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Cricket World Cup: Kane Williamson guides New Zealand to win v South Africa
New Zealand captain Kane Williamson hits a massive six and then the winning runs against South Africa in the World Cup group game at Edgbaston.
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Publishers fear US-China trade war could lead to shortage on Bibles, Christian books
Publishers worry President Trump's proposed tariffs on Chinese goods could lead to an increase in the cost of Bibles printed in China, possibly leading to a shortage.