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September 12, 2018 7:59 PM Brent reaches $80 a barrel after fall in U.S. crude stocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil futures rose on Wednesday, with Brent reaching $80 a barrel, after a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. crude inventories and as U.S. sanctions on Iran added to concerns over global oil supply. Benchmark Brent crude LCOc1 futures rose 68 cents to settle at $79.74 a barrel. The global benchmark earlier reached $80.13 a barrel 68

September 12, 2018 2:05 PM U.S. Business Prices Continue to Pull Back at the End of Summer

Producer-price index posts first monthly drop since February 2017; recent summer price deceleration could be temporary WASHINGTON—A gauge of U.S. business prices in August clocked the first monthly decline in about a year and a half, driven largely by a downturn in trade services prices. The producer-price index, a measure of the prices businesses receive 33

September 10, 2018 1:27 AM Case Keenum shows why the Broncos went out to get him

DENVER -- When the Denver Broncos surveyed the free-agency landscape this offseason in search of a quarterback, they wanted a player who could dig himself, and the team, out of trouble. In his first regular-season start with the Broncos, new quarterback Case Keenum did just that. "He just kept playing," said Broncos cornerback Chris Harris Jr. "He kept going 69

September 9, 2018 7:35 PM Week 1 takeaways in the NFL: Saints D, Cowboys O flop

The NFL returned this weekend with an exciting slate of games. Cleveland almost ended its winless streak, a handful of contenders struggled and a number of teams got their first looks at new players at prime positions. Here are all of the biggest takeaways from Week 1 (through afternoon games). Ravens WR Michael Crabtree brings down a Joe Flacco pass and somehow 54

September 8, 2018 3:20 AM Company set up by Michael Cohen offers to drop Stormy Daniels' hush-money agreement

WASHINGTON – The company set up by Donald Trump's former personal attorney offered Friday to rescind Stormy Daniels' hush-money agreement and drop its planned $20 million lawsuit against the porn actress for allegedly violating the deal. An attorney for Essential Consultants said the company wants Daniels to repay the $130,000 she was paid as part of the nondisclosure 97

September 7, 2018 2:35 PM White House adviser Kudlow says dairy still blocking progress on NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that issues over dairy continued to block progress on talks between the United States and Canada to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). “The United States would rather have a trade deal with Canada, but it has to be a good deal. And the word that continues 43

September 5, 2018 8:24 PM Former French Open champion Schiavone calls time on career

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Francesca Schiavone, who became the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam singles title when she triumphed at the 2010 French Open, announced her retirement from professional tennis at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. The 38-year-old was known for her single-handed topspin backhand, delicate drop shots and serve-and-volley tennis during 76

September 4, 2018 8:39 PM Lego Tempers Ambitions for a New, Slow-Growth Era

As toy maker posts drop in earnings, CEO says focus is on stabilizing company’s business Lego AS reported weaker sales and sharply lower profit for the first half, but the Danish toy-brick maker said it was making progress in a yearlong turnaround that includes a restructuring. Net profit fell 10% to three billion Danish kroner ($468 million), while 71

September 3, 2018 9:30 PM Florida thrift shop gets nearly 5 pounds of marijuana in unusual donation, cops say

Employees at the Pines Thrift Store in Sarasota, Florida, are scratching their heads after someone left nearly 5 pounds of marijuana outside the shop last week. Four bags of vacuum-sealed marijuana turned up inside a tote bag near the clothing drop-off area outside the store, officials with the Sarasota Police Department told Fox 13. Inside the tote was a brown 111

September 2, 2018 8:04 PM Ford to cut car models as part of restructuring: The Times

(Reuters) - U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co (F.N) plans to drop production of some of its automobile models as part of a planned operational restructuring announced earlier this year, sources told The Times. The British newspaper reported that Ford planned to end production of Mondeo, Galaxy and S-Max models and focus on more lucrative sport utility vehicles 70