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Energy Transfer Soars, Williams Plunges on Reported Deal Doubts

Bank of Montreal Can boosted its stake in Energy Transfer Partners by 48.2% in the fourth quarter. The company now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus target price of $32.22. The collapse in oil prices has weighed on the market value of both Energy Transfer and Williams, fueling speculation on whether the takeover will be completed.

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Crude Oil Prices Slide Again on Iran's Refusal of "Ridiculous" Production Freeze

A day after Iranian oil minister ridiculed OPEC's decision to freeze oil output , Iran's ambassador to Oman announced his country commitment to upholding OPEC's decision.

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Moto X Force shatterproof phone now available at offline retail stores

The Moto X Force is available in three colour variants: Black and Grey (with a ballistic nylon finish) and White variant (with a durable soft-grip surface). The smartphone also comes with 32/64 GB of internal storage and MicroSD up to 200 GB. The Moto X Force features a Quad HD 5.4-inch AMOLED display with a 540 ppi pixel density.

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Oil below $33 on Saudi comments, report of US inventory rise

Although Mexico is in part shielded against low prices through a series of oil hedges, the country is already cutting public spending to weather the crisis.

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Rubio goes after Trump in fiery GOP debate

He also called out Trump for repeating himself during the debate, an attack previously leveled at Rubio himself. In a strikingly aggressive attack that was quickly followed up by opposition emails from his campaign, Rubio went after Trump for his companies' bankruptcies; his management of Trump University, which is the subject of a federal lawsuit; and his use of undocumented and foreign workers in his properties in NY and Florida.

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Pokemon Nintendo Direct Coming This Friday, Will Pokemon Z Finally be Revealed?

As the previous Nintendo Direct focused on Super Smash Bros., the upcoming video stream will focus on one franchise only: Pokemon . You can now add one additional way to celebrate to the already-long list of Pokemon-related festivities this year: the Pokemon Photo Booth app.