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Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:WLL) Stock Rating Upgraded by BidaskClub

The stock of Denbury Resources Inc. Whiting Petroleum Corp ( WLL ) has a current ROIC of -12.79. About 14.87M shares traded. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Tuesday, March 14 by Credit Suisse. Narwhal Capital Mngmt invested 0.44% of its portfolio in Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE:OXY). Tru Of Oklahoma stated it has 3,950 shares or 0% of all its holdings.

Sunshine to dominate weekend, small chance of rain Saturday night

Today A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 3pm. Sunday , mostly sunny, with a high near 86. On Saturday , it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 83. Sunday's forecast looks similar with a high near 88 and mostly sunny skies. Partly sunny with a high near 93. In 1961, Worcester set a lowest high temperature record of 65 degrees.

North Korea Can Now Launch Lethal, More Accurate Missiles: US Intelligence

Russia has also expressed its opposition to additional sanctions on North Korea , making it even more hard for the UNSC to agree on "punitive measures" against the belligerent state. Imports from North Korea are declining every month beginning March. A South Korean lawmaker, Yi Wan-young , said Tuesday that he doesn't think North Korea has secured re-entry capabilities for its intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) program.

Terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims 'reprehensible'

Seven persons were killed in the attack carried out by the Lashkar-e-Tayiba. New Delhi: Over 300 public toilets in the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) area can now be located on Google Maps. This is a yatra where people of one faith undertake the pilgrimage and the people of the other faith act as hosts. "The terrorist attack on #AmarnathYatra is reprehensible and must be condemned", Rep Ted Poe (R-TX 2 District) tweeted.

China says trade with North Korea rose 10.5pc in first half

U.S. President Donald Trump said on July 5 that China hadn't done enough to pressure its neighbor, after Pyongyang successfully tested its first intercontinental ballistic missile. The growth bilateral trade "should not be used as basis for questioning China's solemn attitude towards the implementation of the Security Council's resolutions", Huang Songping, a spokesman for Chinese Customs, told reporters in Beijing .

Chuck Grassley Wants Paul Manafort to Testify on Russia Next Week

In the letter sent Tuesday, Chuck Grassley notes that Natalia Veselnitskaya said she was denied a visa to the USA and that, while she was subsequently granted "immigration parole" to travel in 2015, her parole expired on January 7, 2016, and a request to extend was denied.

Conviction of former New York State Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver is overturned

The ruling clarified how juries should be instructed to view "an official act" in a federal bribery case. Indeed, justices on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit formally acknowledged that evidence of extortion and honest services fraud against Silver was sufficient to prove his guilt.

Afghan girls granted US visas for robotics competition after twice being denied

The teenagers were denied access to the US under the president's executive order on travel after making multiple trips to their country's capital depsite the dangers of the war-torn region. "I truly believe our greatest power is the power to convene nations, to bring people together in the pursuit of a common goal and prove that our similarities greatly outweigh our differences", said First Global President Joe Sestak, a former U.S.

US Marine Corps confirms 16 deaths in plane crash

The Marines have confirmed that an "accident" involving a device of the type KC-130 had taken place in the evening, without providing more precision. It said the cause of the crash isn't known. Greenwood Fire Chief Marcus Banks told the Greenwood Commonwealth's Tim Kalich that the debris field ias about five miles in radius.

Opposition picks Gopalkrishna Gandhi for the post of vice-president

He also served as the governor of West Bengal from 2004 to 2009. Please Wait while comments are loading. "He has agreed to be the joint opposition candidate", the Congress president said after the meeting. The 18 Opposition parties met on Tuesday to decide on their nominee for the vice-presidential poll. Gopalkrishna Gandhi, the son of Devadas Gandhi and Lakshmi Gandhi, is the younger brother of Rajmohan Gandhi, and the late Ramchandra Gandhi, and Tara Bhattacharjee (Gandhi).

Deliveroo and Uber workers must be treated as staff, says review

PM Theresa May gave no guarantees the government would implement the recommendations of the Taylor Review , stressing she would avoid "overbearing regulation". Tim Roache, GMB general secretary, called it a "disappointing missed opportunity". He said: "Unscrupulous employers are ignoring the rights which workers already have and are not paying their fair share of taxes".

USA residency for terminally ill baby to be proposed

On Sunday, July 9, Charlie's parents delivered a petition to Great Ormond Street Hospital in London containing more than 350,000 signatures, calling for Charlie to be transferred. It called for the family to be allowed to travel for the experimental treatment, though a High Court ruling blocked such a move on June 30. "Our bill will support Charlie's parents' right to choose what is best for their son, by making Charlie a lawful permanent resident in the order for him to receive ...

Mosul retaken: Iraq captures the last ISIS stronghold in the country

Iraqi special forces are still fighting a few hundred meters (yards) away. Backed by a ferocious aerial bombing campaign by a US-led worldwide coalition, the offensive has turned much of the city to rubbleand forced tens of thousands of people to flee.

Man arrested at airport over Manchester attack

A home is now being searched as part of the investigation and the suspect is being quizzed by police. "At it stands 23 people have now been arrested in connection with this investigation, of which two were quickly de-arrested, and 20 were released without charge", according to a police update Friday .

Saudi Bloc Slams Qatar But Stops Short of Imposing New Sanctions

Qatar , a small peninsular country protruding into the Gulf, also hosts the biggest United States military base in the region as a bulwark against Iran. Saudi's Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir highlighted that they will "take the right steps at the right time" without going into details while stressing that " Qatar must change its policies for our stance to change".

China urges India to 'correct mistakes' by withdrawing border troops

His comments came after weeks of sabre-rattling in New Delhi and Beijing , as officials from both sides talk up a potential clash even bloodier than their 1962 war that left thousands dead. Since then, videos have emerged of Indian and Chinese soldiers blocking each other with their arms and physically jostling without coming to blows.

December Fed hike odds barely budge after FOMC minutes

United States central bankers are divided over the near-term risk of inflation and disagree over the timing of interest rate hikes into next year, minutes of the last Federal Reserve meeting showed Wednesday. officials will soon confront the challenge of raising the debt ceiling to continue to fund the government. The Fed's next meeting is July 25-26. With the U.S.

Trump asks Xi for help with N. Korea

The North Korea problem remains as clear as ever. Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday that bilateral relations were "affected by some negative factors ", state media said following a series of USA actions that angered Beijing .

Michigan SOS limits voter data provided to Trump panel says it would cost just over $125,000 in fees for a US citizen to get voter data from every state they are legally able to, but that would still leave them a few states short. Officials on the panel said they planned to compare the state records to databases of undocumented immigrants and legal foreigners in order to determine if large numbers of unqualified voters are participating in US elections.

France's Total signs $4.8 billion natural gas project with Iran

Iran's oil ministry announced that French energy giant Total will sign a multi-billion-dollar contract to develop its giant South Pars gas field in the Gulf. Austrian energy company OMV in late January hosted representatives from Iran's Dana Energy Co., a player in exploration and development, to sign of new arrangements for potential work.

State Beaches In New Jersey Closed Due To Government Shutdown

The governor said he and his family plan to spend the long Independence Day holiday weekend at the governor's summer house at Island Beach State Park. That would be Gov. Chris Christie, his wife and kids. Christie had initially sought to use the surplus to fund in-patient and out-patient drug-addiction treatment.

Trump slammed after hateful Twitter outburst against TV host

Two US television hosts attacked by Donald Trump on Twitter have questioned his mental health. Brzezinski and Scarborough also fired back at the president. "He attacks women because he fears women", added co-host Joe Scarborough , a former Republican US congressman. Ms Brzezinski said the National Enquirer had been calling her children and her close friends about a story they were planning to run, and the White House "said, oh, this could go away".

At least 18 dead in trio of auto bombings in Damascus

Syria's Interior Ministry says security forces tracked three cars loaded with explosives as they headed toward central Damascus on Sunday. The third made it into the city center, where the driver blew himself up near Tahreer Square. Two other vehicle bombs were safely detonated by security forces. Damascus is rarely hit by attacks. The Syrian interior ministry stated that they were able to intercept and explode two vehicle bombs Sunday morning in Damascus.

Spider Man makes Homecoming

Spider-Man: Homecoming sees young Peter Parker ( Tom Holland ) begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging superhero. The British actor, 21, also said he has no immediate plans to leave London yet for the lure of Hollywood, despite being lined up for sequels .

China's President Celebrates Hong Kong Handover With A Visit To The City

Lam was selected by a pro-China committee, as were her predecessors, and is already being cast by critics as a China stooge in a city where many are angry at Beijing's tightening grip on the freedoms of its almost eight million people. "What we've experienced this weekend was a whole new level of intimidation and direct violence that's unprecedented", said campaigner Avery Ng of League of Social Democrats.

Serena Williams Bares Her Baby Bump Like Demi Moore

It started on NPR over the weekend when McEnroe, now promoting his new book, " But Seriously ", made headlines by saying that Serena is the best female player in the world, but "if she played the men's circuit she'd be like 700 in the world ".

Marine Le Pen of France's Front National placed under formal investigation

French National Front leader Marine Le Pen is being formally investigated over an ongoing European parliament funding scandal. In February, the European parliament said it would start docking Le Pen's pay unless she paid the money back.

2 shot at NYC hospital, says NYPD

Police received multiple 911 calls about someone shot. The Times also reports that the shooter is a tall, thin man wearing a lab coat, citing an NYPD radio transmission. At one stage, officers could be seen on the roof of the building, guns drawn. The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital is known as the largest non-profit health care system in the south and the central Bronx.

Time Magazine asks Trump to remove fake covers from golf clubs

The cover is dated March 1st 2009 and features a picture of Trump with the headline: " Donald Trump: The "Apprentice" is a television smash!" The actual cover featured actress Kate Winslet , however. Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold is continuing to pursue the fake Times Magazine cover trail and he has uncovered a total of eight clubs where the framed fake cover is or was hanging.

Theresa May Makes Deal With Northern Ireland Democratic Party

The sight of DUP leader Arlene Foster smiling on the steps of 10 Downing Street with Prime Minister Theresa May will not sit well with rivals Sinn Fein and its leader, Gerry Adams, who maintains the deal would break the terms of the Good Friday Agreement.

Iraqi military says it has retaken two Mosul neighbourhoods from Islamic State

Iraqi government forces have pushed deeper into the Old City of Mosul as they are nearing the end of their eight-month campaign to capture the de-facto capital of Takfiri Daesh terrorists in the crisis-hit Arab country and drive the extremists out of the strategic northern city.

Oil up nearly 2% to week-high on weak $US

Investors in U.S. crude futures and options, however, increased their bets against any future further rise in prices, as the number of USA oil rigs in operation hit its highest in over three years. Iran was allowed a small increase to recover market share lost under Western sanctions. Brent crude oil ( BNO ) active futures also fell 10.5% over the same period.

Scottish leader delays second independence vote

She told MSPs at Holyrood: "It remains my view that the people of Scotland should have a choice on our future - I am increasingly convinced that the implications of Brexit are so severe that demands for that choice will increase". Right now, the Scottish Government will seek maximum support for proposals to keep us in the Single Market. British Prime Minister Theresa May , whose permission would be required for another independence ballot, said Sturgeon should "completely take off the ...

Panic as 'terrifying' eight-foot shark spotted in Magaluf sea

The following day, it was spotted again, this time with a serious head wound, reportedly caused by a harpoon. The shark was caught by lifeguards and aquarium workers and pulled ashore as beachgoers watched in amazement. Blue sharks are relatively common in the Mediterranean, but are not usually thought to be risky for bathers although one is thought to be responsible for biting a bather on the hand in 2016 in the sea off the eastern Spanish town of Elche.

Strippers cause a stir at this South African prison

A major upset was caused after some pictures leaked on social media with ladies wearing rather revealing clothing in what looks like entertainment for prisoners at the Johannesburg Prison . Apologising to the nation, he said: "We will make sure that those found guilty face the consequences of their actions and also that sufficient measures are in place to ensure that such incidents are not repeated".

Anti-police protesters disrupt Twin Cities Pride Parade

Anthony officer he wasn't drawing his firearm - during a traffic stop last summer. The protest comes following a week of discussions over the role of law enforcement in the Pride parade . "Unfortunately, we have hurt and offended the LGBTQ police officers, and that was not at all our intent", Baumann said. Chief Harteau did thank Pride organizers for their decision, but Union President Bob Kroll said it's too late.

Australian Open: Kidambi Srikanth to take on China's Shi Yuqi in semis

The world no.11 Srikanth won 22-20 21-16 in a 45-minute clash against the world no.6 Chinese, who is also a two-time All England champion. He had lost to compatriot B Sai Praneeth in the final of the Singapore Open earlier this year before winning the Indonesia Open last week.

Scalise ally, a Dem, leads fight to boost lawmaker security

President Trump urged Americans on Thursday to pray for Rep. Steve Scalise as he fights for life a day after being shot on a baseball field. If Scalise did not suffer nerve damage and his recovery continues without any complications, "it is possible that within three months or so, he back on his feet", said Dr.

Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor which has been reporting on Syria's six-year war, said two Syrian soldiers were killed in the Israeli strikes. Israel has conducted multiple air strikes in Syria since the Syrian war erupted in 2011. There was no damage and no injuries were reported in the mortar attack.

Olympics: North Korea to discuss co-hosting 2018 Games

The PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (POCOG) announced that K-pop sensation Taeyang is the latest well-known Korean artist to become an honorary ambassador for the 2018 Winter Games. The country may ask for a little help, too: from North Korea. The north's taekwondo team will team up with South Korean athletes this weekend during the opening ceremony of the sport's world championships in Muju , South Korea.

S. Korea keeps close tabs on NK missile development

USA spy satellites have detected new activity at North Korea's underground nuclear test site that involve some modifications around one of the tunnel entrances to an underground test area, US officials said. Rocket engines are easily re-purposed for use in missiles. China's top diplomat met Trump at the White House on Thursday, where he said Beijing was willing to keep working with Washington to defuse tensions on the Korean peninsula, China's foreign ministry said.

Seattle police shoot dead pregnant black woman

Officers shout "get back" repeatedly. He urged his partner to use a stun gun but that officer responded: "I don't have a Taser". Relatives told The Seattle Times that woman was several months pregnant and had struggled with mental-health issues for the past year.

Opposition up in arms against Centre over Presidential nominee Kovind

Uddhav said he would take the final decision on Kovind's candidature after consultations with his colleagues on Tuesday. "The Shiv Sena has always kept away from such vote-bank politics", Thackeray said on Monday night at a rally to mark the party's 51st foundation day celebrations.

Finally, Britain kicks off Brexit negotiations with EU

Nearly a year after British voters took the decision to leave the bloc , Davis took a team of officials to open the negotiations with Barnier in the European Commission's Berlaymont building on Monday. Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britain voted previous year to end its four-decades-old membership of the 28-country bloc - the first state ever to do so - in a shock referendum result.

DUP source says talks with Tories 'not proceeding as expected'

Maybe this, in which he compares his first time in Downing Street to the antics of Hugh Grant's fictitious Prime Minister in schlocky Christmas staple Love Actually, is a work of genius. May is due to launch her programme for government on Wednesday but does not yet have the deal she needs to pass it through parliament next week. "We continue our discussions with the DUP ".

Everything President Trump has tweeted (and what it was about)

One hundred years ago", President Juan Carolos Varela responded. Yes, that Panama Canal. After Trump greets Varela and his wife, he asserts, "And we have many things to discuss". "It's our great honor to have President and Mrs. Varela from Panama". Trump has worked to strengthen the USA border and reduce the flow of migrants at the start of his administration.

China, SKorea put missile rift on hold to join AIIB meeting

Argentine President Mauricio Macri had already praised the AIIB during his China trip in May at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation held, saying the bank serves as a good bond with China in pushing common development, enabling promotion of its infrastructure construction and exchanges.

MoS External Affairs meets Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

Earlier, India, represented by Minister of State for External Affairs V.K. Singh, said the grouping needed to cooperate on counter-terror measures. The BRICS joint working group mechanism has concluded in May 2017, Singh said, adding that the National Security Advisors (NSAs) of the BRICS countries are due to meet next month ahead of this year's summit.

Helmut Kohl dies, former German Chancellor

A photograph showing Kohl holding hands with French president François Mitterrand at the Douaumont cemetery in Verdun became the defining symbol of Franco-German conciliation after decades of bloody conflict between the two countries. Often harsh and thin-skinned, Kohl also could display a quick wit and jovial earthiness. "When a new spirit began to stir in eastern Europe in the 1980s, when, starting in Poland freedom was seized, when courageous people in Leipzig, East Berlin and elsewhere ...

Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

Tehran has provided advisers, fighters, volunteers, militias, weapons and money to pro-government forces in Syria but it has never targeted the country with this kind of strike in the past. and Saudi Arabia - its chief regional foe - had encouraged the June 7 attacks on Iran's Parliament and the mausoleum of the late Supreme Leader , Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, which killed 17 people.