At last, Saudi Arabia seems to be doing what it takes to reduce the world's most visible oil glut: the one in the U.S. Unfortunately, its renewed vigor comes as OPEC's deal to reduce excess crude stockpiles starts to show signs of unraveling elsewhere, a subject that will be wrestled with by the group's oil ministers as they and other producer nations meet in St Petersburg on Monday. Weekly U.S. crude oil imports from Saudi Arabia have fallen sharply since early June Data published last week by the U.S. Energy Information Administration show that imports from Saudi Arabia in the week to July 14 fell to their lowest for seven years: just 524,000 barrels a day. For sure, one week's number doesn't
A 36-year-old teacher convicted of having sex with a person under the legal age of consent in California is suing the student she slept with for defamation. Tara Stumph, who is currently serving a 180 day sentence for having sex with a 16-year-old student, says that statements made by the young man hurt her reputation and her career. Stumph was named alongside her former employer, the Lucia Mar School District, in the lawsuit brought against her by her victim’s family.
Meghan McCain shared a photo today of her and her father, Sen. John McCain, on a hike, just days after he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The Arizona senator's office and the Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix announced Wednesday night that McCain had surgery on July 14 to remove a blood clot above his left eye. "Subsequent tissue pathology revealed that a primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot," the hospital said in a statement. According to the hospital, McCain and his family are reviewing further treatment options, which may include a combination of chemotherapy and radiation. His Senate office said Wednesday that he was in "good spirits" and recovering
Those who hope for a Twitter tirade from the president every Saturday morning were amply rewarded, as he lashed out at multiple targets.
Saturday Night Live (SNL) has said goodbye to Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of Sean Spicer after his resignation as White House press secretary. The show paid tribute to “Spicey”, with a hilarious montage of some of McCarthy’s best moments in the role. McCarthy’s portrayal of the former press secretary received acclaim from fans across the globe, with many taking to social media to express their disappointment it has now come to an end.
NEW YORK ― When attorney Cesar Vargas first met his teenage client Ivan Ruiz, a newly arrived undocumented immigrant from Honduras, he noticed Ruiz seemed to wear the weight of his traumatic childhood on his sleeve.
A California resident is suing the California State Lottery Commission and a local liquor store for failing to honor a winning Scratchers ticket worth $5 million.