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Sudan: Nile River Politics - Strategy Page

Sudan: Nile River Politics - Strategy Page Sudan: Nile River Politics - Strategy Page Posted: 30 Nov 2020 03:52 AM PST November 30, 3030: Sudan's transition from military dictatorship to elected civilian government has many challenges. The power of the security forces is obviously one of them. However, the economy is the biggest problem. Economic decline helped bring down the Bashir dictatorship. Sudan's SNC (Sovereign National Council) – the civilian-military committee that runs the country-- now confronts spiking price increases and hyperinflation. Sudan's own statistics bureau estimated the October inflation rate at 230 percent. For all of 2020 GDP will likely shrink by eight to nine percent. One of the biggest reasons for the government's deficits is subsidizing fuel prices. That's a segue into one of the few positive economic stories. Peace with South Sudan is an opportunity for Sudan to get its oil business back on t

Oil jumps to highest since early September on latest sign of vaccine progress - Business Insider

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Oil jumps to highest since early September on latest sign of vaccine progress - Business Insider Oil jumps to highest since early September on latest sign of vaccine progress - Business Insider Posted: 23 Nov 2020 12:06 PM PST Drone Base/Reuters Oil futures gained to their highest since September 1 on Monday after AstraZeneca announced its coronavirus vaccine was 70% effective at protecting against COVID-19. The shot - developed in partnership with the University of Oxford - showed 90% and 62% effectiveness across two different dosing regimens. It joins Moderna and Pfizer and BioNTech's promising candidates. The news spurred new optimism for a swift economic recovery and stronger oil demand.  West Texas Intermediate crude futures gained as much as 2.2%, to $43.36 per barrel. Brent crude , oil's international benchmark, rose 2.5%, to $46.07 per barrel, at intraday highs. Watch oil futures trade live here . Crude oil cl

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${latestItem OPEC Rumors Send Oil Prices Diving - OilPrice.com Crude Oil Price Update - OPEC Decision Could Drive Prices to $46.43 or $42.57 - FX Empire Crude Oil Price Forecast - Crude Oil Markets Rally Significantly - FX Empire OPEC Rumors Send Oil Prices Diving - OilPrice.com Posted: 30 Nov 2020 01:00 PM PST While there was a lot of uncertainty about the OPEC+ meeting, this headline (from Bloomberg) was not one of them... *SAUDI ARABIA MULLS RESIGNING ROLE AS CO-CHAIR OF OPEC+ JMMC The reaction in crude prices was insta-selling, pushing WTI back below $45... While the headline is unclear, it strongly suggests that the discord within OPEC+ is far greater than was believed; and the fact that it is only these relationships that are holding the entire energy complex up in the face of lockdown-inducing demand slumps is worrisome. The move is likely simply a negotiating ploy to drive UAE to agree to extend productio

Woman Killed After SUV Rolls Down Steep Embankment Near Wheatland - laramielive.com

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Woman Killed After SUV Rolls Down Steep Embankment Near Wheatland - laramielive.com Woman Killed After SUV Rolls Down Steep Embankment Near Wheatland - laramielive.com The cost of goods the year you were born - Kenosha News Joe Biden's Net-Zero isn't normal - WorldOil Woman Killed After SUV Rolls Down Steep Embankment Near Wheatland - laramielive.com Posted: 30 Nov 2020 09:14 AM PST A driver was killed earlier this month when her SUV went off Interstate 25 and rolled down a steep embankment in Platte County, according to the Wyoming Highway Patrol . The crash happened on Nov. 21 at approximately 4:30 a.m. near milepost 70, roughly 10 miles south of Wheatland. The patrol says 72-year-old Texas resident Sandra Bates was driving north when she failed to negotiate a curve and her SUV went off the interstate and rolled multiple times, coming to rest at the bottom of a steep embankment. Bates wasn'

Come Play takes specter of too much screentime to the extreme - culturemap.com

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Come Play takes specter of too much screentime to the extreme - culturemap.com Come Play takes specter of too much screentime to the extreme - culturemap.com Posted: 30 Oct 2020 12:00 AM PDT It wouldn't be Halloween without another horror movie to deliver the scares of the season. Aficionados can turn to Shudder , a horror movie subscription service, and Amazon Prime Video has partnered with Blumhouse Productions for some new exclusive movies, but the new film Come Play is the only one coming to theaters on Halloween weekend in this scary year. Set in a nondescript city/suburb, the film focuses on Oliver (Azhy Robertson), an autistic boy whose sole means of communication is an app on his smartphone. The electronics soon turn against him, though, as a creature named Larry tries to entice Oliver through a story told on the device. Oliver's parents, Sarah (Gillian Jacobs) and Marty (John Gallagher, Jr.), are experiencing marital tro

Maine's bold climate action plan will require money, commitment - Press Herald

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Maine's bold climate action plan will require money, commitment - Press Herald Maine's bold climate action plan will require money, commitment - Press Herald Posted: 29 Nov 2020 01:00 AM PST Spencer Thibodeau, left, and Troy Moon look over a new electric vehicle charging station in front of Portland City Hall on Nov. 19. Thibodeau, a city councilor who chairs the panel's Sustainability & Transportation Committee, and Moon, Portland's sustainability coordinator, spoke at a press conference that touted the city's drive to install new electric vehicle charging stations throughout Portland. In addition to City Hall, new chargers have been installed at Portland International Jetport and Payson Park, and the city plans to install more at the Back Cove parking area and on High Street. Gregory Rec/Staff Photographer Flooded buildings and eroded beaches. More illness from ticks, mosquitos and high heat. A red