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Oil hits $100 mark

US crude oil price crossed $100 a barrel Wednesday, hitting the triple digits for the first time since October 2008, as violence in Libya caused anxiety in oil markets, Xinhua reported. On Wednesday, heavy gunfire broke out in Libya’s capital Tripoli, causing concerns that weighted the oil markets. After Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said in […] Continue reading Oil hits $100 mark

Pranab MukherjeeWith political turmoil in Egypt pushing up global oil prices, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday hinted at keeping a status quo on the prices of petrol and diesel, saying the government will “manage” the current volatility in crude prices. “Unfortunately, developments in the Middle East and its impact on the Arab world is causing uncertainty […] Continue reading Will manage fluctuating oil prices: Pranab

Justin Bieber, anyone? Teen heartthrob dominates year’s retweets but Stephen Colbert is on topSo many people love Justin Bieber. They love him so much, that this year Twitter changed the way it counts Continue reading The year in retweets: Oil spill and Justin Bieber

Man-made disaster takes top spot on Yahoo’s annual list of top searches, eclipsing celebritiesIt took a man-made disaster to topple a celebrity from the top spot on Yahoo Inc.’s annual list of most po Continue reading BP oil spill swamps Yahoo search engine in 2010

Hollywood heavyweight Brad Pitt said he would consider the “death penalty” for the BP executives responsible for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the … Continue reading Brad Pitt would 'consider' death penalty for BP execs over Gulf oil spill