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Exxon Mobil boosts quarterly dividend to 82 cents

Exxon Mobil Corp , the world's largest publicly traded oil producer, boosted its quarterly dividend on Wednesday by about 7 percent to 82 cents, the 36th year in a row it has increased the payout.

Shale firms pump up dividends as industry focus on returns grows

Nearly a third of the 25 top U.S. shale oil producers have paid or pledged to pay dividends this year, according to Reuters review of financial filings, the largest number since the shale boom took off a decade ago. Oil prices have risen by over a third in the past year, giving shale producers more revenue to respond to investor calls for improved shareholder returns.


Parted at U.S. border by Trump policy, migrants seek their children

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON Lilian Merida-Galicia and her 7-year-old daughter were apprehended after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona and separated by U.S. officials in mid-May. | Video