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Brexit uncertainties threaten brain drain for UK science
LONDON (AP) -- Like many foreign scientists in Britain, Joanna Bagniewska was devastated when Britons voted to leave the European Union. The biology lecturer, a Polish migrant who found Britain a welcoming place to build her academic career over a decade, is suddenly seeing her job security and research prospects up in the air....

Trump expected to tap Exxon's Tillerson to lead State Dept.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State on Saturday, a decision that would bring a business leader with close ties to Russia into the Cabinet....

Non-OPEC oil producers to cut output 558,000 barrels a day
VIENNA (AP) -- OPEC has persuaded 11 non-members to cut oil production, a move aimed at draining a worldwide oil glut and boosting low prices that have squeezed government finances in Russia and Saudi Arabia....

Iran says it's finalized $16.6B Boeing deal to buy 80 planes
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran said Sunday it has finalized a $16.8 billion deal with Boeing to purchase 80 passenger planes, a deal made possible by last year's landmark nuclear agreement....

Glencore, Qatari fund finalize deal to acquire Rosneft stake
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's Rosneft oil company said Saturday that commodities company Glencore and Qatar's sovereign wealth fund will invest $3 billion of their own funds to acquire a 19.5 percent stake in Rosneft....

7 killed, 29 injured in Bulgarian tanker train explosion
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) -- A derailed tanker train exploded Saturday and decimated a village in northeastern Bulgaria, killing seven people and leaving least 29 injured, many with severe burns, the Interior Ministry said....

World's biggest LNG supplier Qatar merges 2 gas producers
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Qatar is merging its two government-controlled liquefied natural gas companies, streamlining distribution of the fuel as the OPEC nation grapples with a slump in energy prices....

Spain plans $528M in environmental taxes to meet EU goals
MADRID (AP) -- Spain wants to raise 500 million euros ($528 million) from new environmental taxes as part of a package of fiscal measures to meet the European Union's budget deficit goals....

Trump's pick for State is an accomplished executive
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump has found an accomplished American executive in Rex Tillerson, but one whose longstanding support for free trade, international law and an expansive U.S. presence in the Middle East largely doesn't fit with what Trump has pitched to supporters....

Trump deepens Goldman ties as he builds out economic team
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In the heat of the presidential campaign, Donald Trump accused primary rival Ted Cruz of being controlled by Goldman Sachs because his wife, Heidi, previously worked for the Wall Street giant. He slammed Hillary Clinton for receiving speaking fees from the bank....

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