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Brent crude advanced by 20 cents to $58.02 a barrel (bbl) by 6:35 a.m. CST (11:35 GMT), up by about a third from its mid-year levels. If prices remain high the outlook may be positive for breakbulk operators serving the oil sector as the higher price point supports renewed investment in offshore development.
  • Thyssenkrupp, Tata Steel agree to forge Europe's No. 2 steelmaker

    Thyssenkrupp, Tata Steel agree to forge Europe's No. 2 steelmaker

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    German Labour Minister Andrea Nahles said on Wednesday that a merger between Germany's Thyssenkrupp and Tata Steel should not happen at any cost and the headquarters needed to be in Germany if it did happen. With this deal, both the companies will be able to form a strong number 2 player in the European steel market. Shares in Tata Steel closed up 1.7 percent at 687.65 rupees, having earlier hit a high of 691.80 rupees.
  • Popular free PC software CCleaner 'compromised' by malware

    Popular free PC software CCleaner 'compromised' by malware

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    CCleaner is supposed to block malware , not grant access to it. This means PCs running the affected version of CCleaner might be vulnerable to keyloggers, ransomware and other similar security threats. On September 15 , law enforcement was able to shut down the attackers' command and control servers, and Avast released CCleaner version 5.34, which no longer contained the malware.
  • Tesla remotely gave its owners' cars longer range to escape Irma

    Tesla remotely gave its owners' cars longer range to escape Irma

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    Tesla owners report getting between 2.5 to 3.5 miles per kWh, so the extra capacity probably increased the range of affected vehicles by about 45 miles. Another benefit of picking up a Tesla over a standard vehicle for the evacuation was the lack of a queue at Tesla's Supercharger stations compared to long lines at petrol stations.
  • Equifax Could Make $700M Off Its Own Hack, Says Senator

    Equifax Could Make $700M Off Its Own Hack, Says Senator

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    Stock prices fell almost 14 percent for the Atlanta-based credit monitoring agency Equifax on Friday. Unlike most other data breaches, many of those affected may not even know their information is held by Equifax . "If you have a credit report , chances are you may be in this breach". Equifax says it has found no evidence of activity on Equifax's core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases.
  • Mobile Sets Unlimited Netflix Promotion Ahead Of Apple Launch

    Mobile Sets Unlimited Netflix Promotion Ahead Of Apple Launch

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    Are there any caveats? . Customers with at least two T-Mobile One unlimited data voice lines can take advantage of the offer, CNET reported . The move comes amid heightened competition in the wireless space, as all of T-Mobile's competitors have recently adopted its relatively low-priced "unlimited everything" cellular plans.
  • Trump Could Kill the Iran Deal the Same Way He's Killing DACA

    Trump Could Kill the Iran Deal the Same Way He's Killing DACA

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    Her speech , delivered at the most hawkish think tank in Washington-a nesting ground for the key architects of the Iraq War and wider Global War on Terror, not to mention almost every anti-Iranian hardliner in town-came just five days after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) declared for the eighth time that Iran was complying with the 2015 deal, otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA .
  • Hungary and Slovakia must stick or twist — European Union refugee ruling

    Hungary and Slovakia must stick or twist — European Union refugee ruling

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    The European Council's decision in September 2015 provided for 120,000 people "in clear need of worldwide protection" to be relocated from Italy and Greece to other EU member states. Hungary complained that it should not have faced a migrant-relocation quota since it was in an emergency situation already based on the continued trouble it saw at its border with Croatia.
  • Missing college student found dead

    Missing college student found dead

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    Now, friends remember her as a positive and caring person who believed in helping others, her social media posts asking for donations for Philadelphia's homeless and advocating for equality during a local women's march in January. Burleigh spent the last two years at Montgomery County Community College and began her first semester at Temple earlier in the week. Hupperterz was arrested by police at his grandma's home, as indicated by the Philadelphia Inquirer .
  • The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her third child: Kensington Palace

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    In a statement the palace said the duchess was suffering from severe morning sickness, as she did with her previous pregnancies, so a public engagement she had later on Monday had been cancelled. She is being cared for at their London home. And Kate also gave an extremely telling clue that she wants more children in the future in Poland. Kate is the eldest of three siblings, and reportedly had a very happy childhood.
  • Apple Net Neutrality Comments to FCC: Don't Allow Fast Lanes

    Apple Net Neutrality Comments to FCC: Don't Allow Fast Lanes

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    Net neutrality, or more specifically the Trump FCC's attempts to butcher it, are a hot topic lately. But even though the FCC has been flooded with public comments in support of those protections, chairman Ajit Pai has remained steadfast in his stance that the rollback is necessary.