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General News Archive - July 07, 2005

By Maryelle Demongeot SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices climbed to a record high over $61 on Thursday as the year's first hurricane threatened already reduced U.S. Gulf production, stoking fears that an active storm season would hamper winter stock-building. U.S.

By Maryelle Demongeot SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices climbed to a record high over $61 on Thursday as the year's first hurricane threatened already reduced U.S. Gulf production, stoking fears that an active storm season would hamper winter stock-building. U.S.

By Maryelle Demongeot SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices jumped to a record high above $61 on Thursday as the year's first hurricane threatened already reduced U.S. Gulf production, stoking fears that an active storm season would hamper winter stock-building. U.S.

By Maryelle Demongeot SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices jumped to a record high above $61 on Thursday as the year's first hurricane threatened already reduced U.S. Gulf production, stoking fears that an active storm season would hamper winter stock-building. U.S.

By Peter Graff BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Al Qaeda has threatened to kill the highest profile Muslim hostage in Iraq, Egyptian envoy Ihab el-Sherif.

TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) - Police battled 1,000 demonstrators who took over the police headquarters in ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein's home town of Tikrit on Wednesday, a Reuters television camera operator said.

LONDON (Reuters) - A number of London underground stations were evacuated on Thursday after reports of a "bang" at Liverpool Street station. "People have been trapped for 30 minutes, fainting and panicking," said one Reuters eye witness at Euston underground station.

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices surged to a new record near $62 on Thursday as the year's first Atlantic hurricane threatened U.S. Gulf production and refining, stoking fears about pre-winter stock-building. U.S. light crude for August delivery by 0850 GMT set a new high at $61.94, up 66 cents.

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices surged to a new record of $62 a barrel on Thursday as the year's first Atlantic hurricane threatened U.S. Gulf production and refining, stoking fears about pre-winter stockbuilding. U.S. light crude for August delivery by 0900 GMT set a new high at $62.10, up 82 cents.

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. crude futures hit a new record of more than $62 a barrel on Thursday, extending the previous session's surge as Tropical Storm Dennis was upgraded to a hurricane.

Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.