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Monday, February 19, 2018

Mercedes-Benz recalls 300,000 U.S. vehicles due to fire hazard

More than 300,000 Mercedes-Benz vehicles in the United States have been recalled due to a possible fire hazard.

United States to suspend premium processing for ‘skilled worker’ visas

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services announced it will suspend its premium processing for H-1B visa petitions next month, possibly making deep cuts in the number of highly skilled workers entering the country.

Norway extends permits for Norwegian and North Sea drilling

Norway's government pushed forward on expanding oil and gas exploration on the continental shelf Friday with new permits for the North and Norwegian Seas.

British oil and gas projects late and over budget, report says

Despite capital investments coming in at an all-time high, a British survey of oil and gas activity found few projects were delivered on time and under budget.

Fed chief Janet Yellen hints at interest rate hike this month

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen indicated Friday that the U.S. central bank will probably raise key interest rates, for the second time in three months, at its next policy meeting this month.