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  • *Trump demanded OPEC boost output immediately. *Iran softens stance on possible OPEC output increase. "I do not influence prices," Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters as OPEC and non- OPEC energy ministers gathered in Algiers for a meeting that ended with no formal recommendation for any additional supply boost.

  • Eli Roth's adaptation of the popular children's book picked up a better-than-expected $26.8 million when it opened in 3,592 locations. The fantasy film, starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett, didn't face much competition. The family-friendly film bowed with $3.1 million overseas for a global start of $29.9 million.

  • NEW YORK— The gothic family fantasy "A House With a Clock in Its Walls" exceeded expectations to debut with an estimated $26.9 million in ticket sales at the weekend box office. Audiences showed considerably less interest in Michael Moore's Donald Trump- themed documentary, "Fahrenheit 11/ 9," than his George W. Bush- themed one. "Fahrenheit 11/ 9" opened with $3.1...

  • *Trump demanded OPEC boost output immediately. *Iranian oil supply decline raises pressure on OPEC. "I do not influence prices," Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters as OPEC and non- OPEC energy ministers gathered in Algiers for a meeting that ended with no formal recommendation for any additional supply boost.

  • *Iran's elite force warns of "unforgettable" retribution. DUBAI, Sept 23- Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to exact "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and Tehran accused Gulf Arab states of backing the gunmen. Saturday's assault, one of the worst ever...

  • NEW YORK— Amalgamated Bank underwent the biggest change in its 95- year history this summer, going public on the Nasdaq stock exchange as the nation's only union-owned, publicly traded bank. While the New York- based bank has a relatively small geographic reach, with branches in New York, New Jersey and California, it plays an outsized role in national affairs as...

  • Marshals Service said 30- year-old Cody Wilson was booked into Harris County Jail in Houston early Sunday and was being held on $150,000 bond. He is facing sexual assault charges in Austin, according to a statement from the U.S. According to an affidavit, the girl said they met in the parking lot of an Austin coffee shop in August and then drove to a hotel.

  • *OPEC sharply upgrades non- OPEC supply boost to 2023. "Declining demand for OPEC crude is a result of strong non- OPEC supply in the 20172023 period, most notably from U.S. tight oil," the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said in its long-term world oil outlook. OPEC said it had revised its growth outlook for non- OPEC crude and liquids to 2023, and was...

  • *Iran's elite force warns of "unforgettable" retribution. DUBAI, Sept 23- Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and Tehran accused Gulf Arab states of backing the gunmen. Saturday's assault, one of the worst ever...

  • MILAN, Sept 23- After stunning the fashion elite with his spectacular show-with-concert on Thursday, Giorgio Armani returned on Sunday and gave a "shape to color" in a new collection of ethereal designs in pastel and silver colored satins. "Liquid and lightness are given by a rarefied range of colors. It's all very subtle, just like the color palette, which gives a...

  • MILAN, Sept 23- After stunning the fashion elite with his spectacular show-with-concert on Thursday, Giorgio Armani returned on Sunday and gave a "shape to colour" in a new collection of ethereal designs in pastel and silver coloured satins. "Liquid and lightness are given by a rarefied range of colours. It's all very subtle, just like the colour palette, which gives...

  • WASHINGTON— Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China. Farmers are already feeling the impact of Trump's trade tiffs with China and other countries. China has hit back hard,...

  • *Trump demanded OPEC boost output immediately. "I do not influence prices," Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih told reporters as OPEC and non- OPEC energy ministers gathered in Algiers for a meeting that ended with no formal recommendation for any additional supply boost. The price rally mainly stemmed from a decline in oil exports from OPEC member Iran due to...

  • ALGIERS, Sept 23- OPEC and allied oil producers including Russia ended their meeting on Sunday with no formal recommendation for any additional supply boost. Oman's Oil Minister Mohammed bin Hamad Al-Rumhy and Kuwaiti counterpart Bakhit al-Rashidi told reporters that producers had agreed they needed to focus on reaching 100 percent compliance with...

  • *Attack on Iran military parade stokes regional tensions. DUBAI, Sept 23- President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday Iran was ready to confront the United States and its Gulf Arab allies, a day after an attack on an Iranian military parade killed 25 people, including 12 members of the elite Revolutionary Guards. Speaking before leaving Tehran to attend the annual U.N....

  • BERLIN— Porsche's chief executive says the sports car maker won't produce any new diesel models in the wake of parent company Volkswagen's diesel emissions scandal. CEO Oliver Blume told Sunday's Bild am Sonntag newspaper that, although Porsche itself never developed and produced diesel engines, its image has suffered from the scandal that erupted in 2015.

  • *Attack on Iran military parade stokes regional tensions. Speaking before leaving Tehran to attend the annual U.N. General Assembly in New York, Rouhani accused U.S.-backed Gulf Arab states of providing financial and military support for anti-government ethnic Arab groups in Iran. The Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corp has been the sword and shield of...

  • *Graphic: Shell production in Nigeria https://tmsnrt.rs/2OB5wa0. BODO, Nigeria, Sept 23- Royal Dutch Shell wants to reweight its footprint in Nigeria to focus on oil and gas fields far offshore, away from the theft, spills, corruption and unrest that have plagued the West African country's onshore industry for decades. In fact, onshore production has risen in...

  • Following are some of the highlights of Shell's history in Nigeria:. 1936- The Royal Dutch Shell Group establishes a Nigerian venture with the precursor company of BP Plc. The first shipment of oil from Nigeria takes place in 1958.. 1979- The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria is established, incorporating assets of the older Shell-BP consortium.

  • DUBAI, Sept 23- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States of being a "bully" that wants to create insecurity in the Islamic Republic, a day after an attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 members of the country's elite Revolutionary Guards. Speaking before leaving Tehran to attend the U.N. General Assembly in New York,...