US stocks rally after the Federal Reserve raises key rate; Dow gains about 224 China’s Ministry Of Foreign Affairs Summons US Diplomat In #Beijing To Strongly Oppose US Arms Sales To #Taiwan Fed sees rate rising to about 1.4% percent by end-2016 Fed Raises Rates By .25% Oil takes another tumble ISRO launched PSLV-C29 carrying 6 satellites of Singapore from Sriharikota, earlier today. U.S. on verge of lifting 40-year oil export ban in spending bill Six satellites have blasted off aboard India’s Polar Satellite Launch VehicleCzech Central Bank leaves key rate unchanged at 0.05% Ukraine will impose food embargo on Crimea in 30 days - PM YatsenyukWhite House Still Opposes Lifting Oil Export Ban The General staff of the Russian armed forces: Russian aviation in Syria destroyed 1.2 thousand tankers with oil About 45 ARMOURED BMP-1 of the #Czech Republic to #Iraq through the ports of #Basra. #Baidu plans to put self-driving buses on China's roads in three yearsLaunching to the ISS on the #Soyuz this morning are cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko and @NASA astronaut @astro_tim (Tim Kopra) #Soyuz rocket getting ready for #Principia launch in less than 4 hours with @astro_timpeake @astro_tim and Yuri MalchenkoToday:#Soyuz launch with Russian-American-British crew at 1103 GMT Reuters quotes Congressional sources saying US expected to authorize next week sales of guided missile frigates to #Taiwan. Regulator proposes banning FX settlements for freight shipments to/from Russia - source WTI Crude Oil cash dropped below 2008 level, hit 11 year low #infographic US firms took 54% of the $401 billion sales made by world's top 100 arms companies in 2014 600 km of energy freedom - inauguration of LT electricity links w Nordic and Western E today: #Nordbalt & #LitPollink #IS oil smuggling business via @skynewsarabia @GeoffPyatt - Time for new #Ukraine to emerge is nowPlanned UN climate accord a big blow to fossil fuels: Greenpeace A new 600mw coal-fired power plant built w Chinese and Japanese aid near Haiphong, Vietnam Congress likely to lift U.S.'s 4-decade oil export ban as part of broader spending deal Tesla CEO and SpaceX founder Elon Musk announces formation of OpenAI, an artificial intelligence research firm#Oil falls below $36 US, down $1/barrel in early trading. Loonie hovering just above 73 cents, down about 1/3 centInternet giant Alibaba to acquire South China Morning Post and other media assets of SCMP Group Ltd; financial terms not disclosed

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16 December 2015
Oil takes another tumble
ISRO launched PSLV-C29 carrying 6 satellites of Singapore from Sriharikota, earlier today.
Six satellites have blasted off aboard India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle
Ukraine will impose food embargo on Crimea in 30 days - PM Yatsenyuk
The General staff of the Russian armed forces: Russian aviation in Syria destroyed 1.2 thousand tankers with oil
About 45 ARMOURED BMP-1 of the #Czech Republic to #Iraq through the ports of #Basra.
#Baidu plans to put self-driving buses on China's roads in three years
#Soyuz rocket getting ready for #Principia launch in less than 4 hours with @astro_timpeake @astro_tim and Yuri Malchenko
Today:#Soyuz launch with Russian-American-British crew at 1103 GMT
#infographic US firms took 54% of the $401 billion sales made by world's top 100 arms companies in 2014
600 km of energy freedom - inauguration of LT electricity links w Nordic and Western E today: #Nordbalt & #LitPollink
#IS oil smuggling business via @skynewsarabia
@GeoffPyatt - Time for new #Ukraine to emerge is now
A new 600mw coal-fired power plant built w Chinese and Japanese aid near Haiphong, Vietnam