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  • Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?

    Thursday: Is Gov. Scott's environmental concern sincere?
          I don’t want to be cynical here. Just not my style. But I see where Gov. Rick Scott has unveiled a 10-year, $1 billion proposal to protect the environment. Ironically, this comes just a few months before the November election, at a...
  • The urgent need to wean the economy from fossil fuels [Letter]

    The urgent need to wean the economy from fossil fuels [Letter]
    Your Aug. 4 editorial ("Cap and dividend") does not take into consideration the phenomenon of peak oil. I'm in favor of measures that help regular people — and government — make the transition to an energy future that can actually sustain us...
  • Islamic State's momentum complicates the fight in Syria

    Islamic State's momentum complicates the fight in Syria
    The rebel fighters peered through small holes in the wall of the abandoned poultry plant and across the farm fields where forces of the Islamic State had massed. Hidden here, breathing the rank air, the rebels could see evidence of their foes' recent...
  • War, poverty and now Ebola in West Africa

    War, poverty and now Ebola in West Africa
    Colonial poverty, then civil war, and now, a deadly plague. Among the world's poorest states at the bottom of global development indexes, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea had shown signs of leaving behind brutal wars and leaping into Africa's economic...
  • Accounting is most profitable industry, study shows

    Here's something that's probably not a surprise to many: An industry all about crunching numbers is also the most profitable. And 7 of the 15 most profitable industries are related to health care or real estate, according to newly released data....
  • China finds shale gas challenging, halves 2020 output target

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has halved the quantum of shale gas it expects to produce by 2020 after early exploration efforts to unlock the unconventional fuel proved challenging, according to an industry website and a government source. China, believed to...
  • It may be too early to give up on the bull market in equities

    NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Investors fretting about the possibility of a big reversal in global stock markets may just want to borrow a slogan from the British - and just keep calm and carry on. It won't be easy given the background noise. Fears of a...
  • Mexico plan to expand energy sector passes final hurdle

    MEXICO CITY Mexico's plan to radically expand its energy sector passed its final legislative hurdle Wednesday, leaving behind 76 years of state monopoly for an uncertain future driven by competition. The Mexican Senate voted 90-27 to pass the so-called...
  • Human error led to fatal well explosion in Greene County, DEP says

    Human error by an inexperienced natural gas well worker likely led to a February explosion and fatal fire on a Marcellus Shale drilling site in Greene County, the state Department of Environmental Protection said. The findings were part of a report...
  • Corbett talks pensions in Lower Macungie, fundraises with Gov. Jindal in North Whitehall

    Gov. Tom Corbett couldn't persuade the state Legislature to support pension reform. So now he's trying to persuade you and your neighbors to do it for him. At his latest stop on a statewide tour, Corbett spoke at the Lower Macungie Township Community...
  • Ukraine to raise income tax levels to help war-battered budget

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's prime minister unveiled plans on Wednesday to raise income tax rates and to establish a new tax bracket for higher income earners to help bolster next year's budget and handle the financial strains from the war against pro-...