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US 'oil weapon' could change geopolitics forever

US 'oil weapon' could change geopolitics forever

1 hour ago   |   RT

The United States became the world's top oil producer in February, and now it may use its leverage to reinforce its position as a geopolitical force.
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Letters to the editor

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Memorial defaced To the person or persons who deliberately and intentionally defaced this World War II memorial: My brothers' names are etched in this stone because they made...
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AP PHOTOS: Remembering the Exxon Valdez oil spill

7 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

It was just after midnight on March 24, 1989, when an Exxon Shipping Co. tanker ran aground outside the town of Valdez, Alaska, spewing millions of gallons of thick, toxic...
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U.S. judge blocks drilling over climate change, casting doubt on Trump agenda

9 hours ago   |   Politicus USA   |   2 articles

By Nichola Groom - A U.S. judge has blocked oil drilling planned in Wyoming because the government failed to adequately consider its impact on global warming - a decision that...
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Citing climate change, U.S. judge blocks oil and gas drilling in Wyoming

9 hours ago   |   NBC News   |   2 articles

The lawsuit challenged leases issued in Wyoming, Utah and Colorado in 2015 and 2016, during President Barack Obama's administration.
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What oil leaves behind in 2.5 billion gallons of water every day in US

9 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Purdue University researchers have developed a process to remove nearly all traces of oil in produced water.
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Flooded Iowa communities surviving with trucked-in water

9 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

As some communities along the Missouri River start to shift their focus to flood recovery after a late-winter storm, residents in two Iowa cities are stuck in crisis mode after...
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NTSB closes book on 2017 Methuen plane crash

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Investigators said a single-engine plane crash into a Methuen condominium building two years ago was likely caused by improperly secured oil and fuel line fittings that...
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Judge Blocks Oil and Gas Drilling on Wyoming Land, Citing Climate Change

15 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

A judge blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles in Wyoming and said the federal government must consider the cumulative climate change impact of leasing broad...
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Total CEO's compensation drops 17 percent in 2018: company document

15 hours ago   |   Reuters

The board of French oil and gas major Total has proposed to keep Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanne's 2018 compensation at 3.1 million euros compared with 3.8 million in 2017...
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New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

New Zealand bans all assault weapons immediately

The ban includes assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and "military style semi-automatic rifles" like the weapons used in last Friday's attacks on two Christchurch mosques. Read more ...

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Family seeks 'Disney-mad' nanny to dress as princesses for $53,000

Imagine getting paid $53,000 to babysit while dressed as a Disney princess. Read more ...

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

Markets are reeling after a 'bizarre' Fed surprise

The Federal Reserve surprised markets by cutting its interest-rate forecast to zero hikes this year and just one in 2020. The US-China trade war appears set to linger after... Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

James Harden pours in 57, but Rockets fall to Grizzlies in OT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - James Harden scored 57 points but the Memphis Grizzlies outlasted Houston 126-125 in overtime Wednesday night, handing the Rockets only their second loss in... Read more ...

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

Flyers, Blackhawks, Sabres and Lightning to Europe in '19-20

The Chicago Blackhawks and Philadelphia Flyers will open next season in Prague and the Buffalo Sabres and Tampa Bay Lightning will play two games in Stockholm as part of the... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...