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OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months to fight glut

VIENNA OPEC decided on Thursday to extend cuts in oil output by nine months to March 2018, OPEC delegates said, as the producer group battles a global glut of crude after seeing prices halve and revenues drop sharply in the past three years.

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New Ford CEO relies on veterans to reboot profits

BENGALURU/DETROIT Ford Motor Co on Thursday outlined a broad reshuffling of senior management under its new chief executive officer, including a new vice president for autonomous and electric vehicles hired away from ride services power Uber.

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Republican candidate charged with assault, roiling Trump's Montana test

MISSOULA, Mont. A Montana Republican running for the U.S. Congress has been charged with assaulting a reporter hours before polls were to open on Thursday for a special election that could test U.S. President Donald Trump's political clout.

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In first under Trump, U.S. warship challenges Beijing's claims in South China Sea

WASHINGTON A U.S. Navy warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built up by China in the South China Sea, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, the first such challenge to Beijing in the strategic waterway since U.S. President Donald Trump took office.

Iran says it has built third underground ballistic missile factory

ANKARA Iran has built a third underground ballistic missile production factory and will keep developing its missile program, the semi-official Fars news agency quoted a senior commander of the elite Revolutionary Guard as saying.

NATO leaders to urge Trump to offer support

BRUSSELS NATO leaders will press U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday to publicly support the NATO military alliance that he called "obsolete" during his campaign, facing a potentially cooler welcome than in the Middle East.

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