Oil prices fall after last week's surge, strike action

A man fills up his car at a petrol station in RomeBy Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell early on Monday after U.S. unions called a refinery strike and traders cashed in on strong price gains last week when the market soared more than 8 percent on a sharp drop in U.S. drilling. Brent crude oil futures were trading at $51.92 a barrel at 0100 GMT and U.S. WTI futures were at $47.17 a barrel, both down $1.07 a barrel. Despite Monday's price falls, the jump late last week means that oil prices ended a run of range-bound trading following earlier steep falls.

Fog in Phoenix causes flight delays, cancellations

PHOENIX (AP) — Officials Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport said flight operations were back to normal by Sunday afternoon after dense fog caused numerous delays and cancellations.
Boko Haram insurgents attack northeast Nigeria's capital city

By Lanre Ola MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Boko Haram insurgents attacked the outskirts of Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria on Sunday, security sources said, their second assault in a week on a city they hope to make the capital of a breakaway Islamist state. The insurgents, who arrived in several armed pick-up trucks and on motorbikes, attacked three places in the south of Maiduguri at around the same time, a security source said. In a separate incident in the town of Potiskum, 230 km (140 miles) west of Maiduguri, a suicide bomber blew himself up outside the house of federal legislator Sabo Garbu, killing 10 people, two security sources told Reuters.
Running story: Super Bowl ads from start to finish

This image provided by Nissan shows a portion of the company's television ad scheduled to run during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Nissan)NEW YORK (AP) — The Super Bowl ad games have so far delivered a nod to the Brady Bunch, voiceovers from Muhammad Ali and John F. Kennedy and Mindy Kaling trying to steal a kiss from fellow actor Matt Damon.

Super Bowl XLIX: Live Report

Julian Edelman (R) of the New England Patriots attempts to stop Jeremy Lane of the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLIXGlendale (United States) (AFP) - Halftime show

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