Oil prices surge as attack on Saudi facility disrupts output

Iran is trying to create an economic crisis by seizing oil tankers: Gen. Jack Keane Fox News’ Ellison Barber and Gen. Jack Keane (Ret.) discuss how Iran claimed that they stole another oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. An attack on Saudi Arabia's largest oil processing plant pushed crude prices sharply higher Monday. Continue Reading Below Traders are focusing […]

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Hayne’s warning on parliamentary plodders proves prescient

One of the less-headline grabbing observations from banking royal commissioner Kenneth Hayne when he handed down his final report was that parliamentary oversight of regulators was essential. He then proceeded to outline the limitations of parliamentary committees including the amount of time devoted to a particular topic as well as the training, skill and experience of committee members. Senator James […]

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Judge Jeanine on McCabe: 'The ultimate test of the American justice system'

Judge Jeanine: Andrew McCabe used position of power to spin information ‘Justice’ host Jeanine Pirro reacts to DOJ rejecting McCabe’s attempt for an appeal on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’ Judge Jeanine Pirro appeared on "Tucker Carlson Tonight" on Thursday to address federal prosecutors recommending charges against former FBI acting director and current CNN contributor Andrew McCabe. "This is the first of many […]

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Future Fund on the hunt for private equity growth

Australia's $200 billion sovereign wealth fund is considering lifting its exposure to private markets such as venture capital to benefit from the growth of innovative companies, but warns finding value in current market conditions is challenging. The Future Fund's  deputy chief investment officer Wendy Norris told the Australian Investment Conference on Wednesday that private equity investments were an increasingly important […]

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Rep. Doug Collins on retail stores banning open carry: 'Just because it feels good, doesn’t mean it heals you'

Rep. Doug Collins fears companies that ask customers not to openly carry firearms could make situation worse Walgreens, CVS and Wegmans join Walmart and Kroger in asking their customers not to openly carry firearms in stores; reaction from Georgia Congressman Doug Collins, Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee. After Walmart and Kroger requested that their customers not openly carry firearms […]

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Europe will not rely on FAA decision about 737 Max safety

New FAA chief says Boeing 737 Max planes will remain grounded FAA Administrator Stephen Dickson on when he expects the Boeing’s 737 Max to return to the skies. The European Aviation Safety Agency, which regulates air travel in the region, has laid out four conditions that must be met before the grounded Boeing 737 Max can return to European skies. Continue Reading […]

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Xero banking on artificial intelligence

Xero chief executive Steve Vamos says the accounting platform’s reliance on artificial intelligence will continue to increase. "We see AI machine learning touching pretty much potentially every aspect of what we do," Mr Vamos said ahead of the platform's annual Xerocon conference in Brisbane. Xero chief executive Steve Vamos. Credit:Louise Kennerley Mr Vamos said Xero had greatly increased its use […]

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Senators call on USDOT to release info on airlines preventing flyers from getting the best deals

Report: DOT Hides Toyota Safety Records The Wall Street Journal’s Mike Ramsey argues Toyota may not be the only one to blame for sudden acceleration problems. Five democratic U.S. senators, including the likes of Elizabeth Warren, have submitted a letter to the United States Department of Transportation, urging them to lift a two-year long suspension of a Request for Information (RFI) […]

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