Crude oil futures pop higher as Saudi Arabia vows to cut production

Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Crude oil futures have spiked in early trade on Monday, finding support on reports that Saudi Arabia will cut production levels in December. Both WTI and Brent futures are up 0.75%, having jumped more than 1% in initial trade. RBC Capital Markets says the likelihood of an official production cut at OPEC’s December […]

Trump vows to corral migrant caravans into ‘nice tent cities’ pending ‘asylum trials’

Countering charges of fearmongering stemming from his description of Central American migrant caravans as “invasion,” President Trump shared his plans to house the newcomers in “very nice” tent cities until their cases are heard. Trump told Fox News he plans to build tent cities to hold the thousands of Central American asylum-seekers currently trekking through […]

US vows to revoke visas and consider sanctions in response to Jamal Khashoggi’s death

Getty Images/Business Insider The US has pledged “appropriate actions” against the people it is now connecting to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters that the US has “identified at least some of the individuals responsible, including those in the intelligence services, the Royal Court, the foreign ministry, and other […]

Macedonia PM vows to push for name change after referendum fails to reach 50% threshold

Macedonia’s electoral commission has announced that the Sunday referendum to change the Balkan country’s name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia has failed to pass the necessary 50 percent turnout threshold. “On this referendum it is clear that the decision has not been made,” the head of the electoral board, Oliver Derkoski, said. With some […]

'We're going to win!' Pompeo vows China trade war will last until Americans get what they 'deserve'

As the latest US and Chinese tit-for-tat tariffs are about to take effect, Mike Pompeo has reassured Americans that any inconveniences they might suffer in the trade war are temporary, before they emerge victorious and prosperous. After a vast number of American businesses and multinationals expressed concern about the damage from the new tariffs and […]

Hours after bombshell Rod Rosenstein report, Trump vows to eliminate what he calls ‘lingering stench’ at Justice Department

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster President Donald Trump told his supporters at a rally in Missouri that there was a “lingering stench” about what was being exposed at the Justice Department. Trump assured supporters that he would cut Justice Department employees who he believed were working against his presidency. SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump told a […]

Trump vows to ‘get rid of lingering stench’ at Justice Department

President Donald Trump has promised to rid the US Justice Department of “lingering stench” and clean it of really “bad people,” following claims that DAG Rod Rosenstein wanted to secretly record him and had discussed impeachment. “Just look at what is being exposed in our Justice Department… We have great people in the Department of […]

Scott Morrison to become Australia’s next PM, Turnbull vows to resign ‘not before too long’

After the newly elected leader of the Liberal Party Scott Morrison was picked to become Australia’s new prime minister, deposed Malcolm Turnbull noted that he would be leaving politics “not before too long.” Once he resigns, his Sydney mandate would be up for grabs, which could see the ruling coalition lose its one-seat majority in […]

Slow-witted and blinkered: Moscow slams ‘aggressive’ US sanctions, vows response

Washington’s policy on relations with Russia is apparently aimed at disrupting any normal dialogue, as it constantly invents new ‘false pretexts’ for introducing more sanctions, the Russian deputy foreign minister has said. “As usual, [Washington provided] no evidence or justification while only throwing out vicious innuendos,” Sergey Ryabkov said in a statement on US accusations […]

China vows to maintain trade with Iran, ignoring ‘with us or against us’ threats from US

Washington’s unilateral anti-Iran campaign has nothing to do with international law and fair trade, and thus the threat of potential sanctions won’t affect Beijing’s sovereign right to freely choose its business partners. “China’s commercial cooperation with Iran is open and transparent, reasonable, fair and lawful, not violating any United Nations Security Council resolutions,” the Chinese […]