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  • In Ukraine, separatists seize one of last government sites in Donetsk

    In Ukraine, separatists seize one of last government sites in Donetsk
    A crowd of more than 2,000 pro-Russia separatists on Sunday night seized one of the last key official sites in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk still in the hands of the country’s interim government. The demonstrators, some armed with sticks...
  • A beer pioneer launches Jordan's first microbrewery

    A beer pioneer launches Jordan's first microbrewery
    Yazan Karadsheh is wary of unannounced visitors. When a car without an appointment arrives in the outer yard of his factory, seven guard dogs surround it, barking furiously. Karadsheh trudges out with three of his employees to check the source of the...
  • Occidental Petroleum earnings climb 2.5% in first quarter

    This post has been corrected. See below for details. Occidental Petroleum said its first-quarter earnings climbed 2.5%, bolstered by higher domestic production in the oil and gas segment. The longtime Los Angeles company announced in February that...
  • Gas prices on way down after peaking in late April, report says

    Gas prices on way down after peaking in late April, report says
    Just in time for the summer driving season, gas prices are on the way down after creeping up for weeks and hitting a peak in late April, a report says. Gas prices have been declining after reaching a national high of $3.658 per gallon on average on...
  • Chevrolet to sell bi-fuel Impala sedans late this year

    Chevrolet to sell bi-fuel Impala sedans late this year
    Chevrolet intends to bring a CNG-burning bi-fuel Impala to market before 2015. The car, which when available will be the only full-sized bi-fuel sedan for sale in the U.S., will have a starting price of $38,210, the company announced Tuesday. The...
  • Climate change could worsen ozone levels across the U.S., study says

    Climate change could worsen ozone levels across the U.S., study says
    Smog could worsen across the United States in the coming decades as climate change boosts summer temperatures and makes ozone levels more difficult to control, a new study says. Americans can expect the number of days with unhealthy air to jump 70% by...
  • China clashes with Philippines, Vietnam in South China Sea

    Chinese fishermen hunting sea turtles were captured Wednesday by Philippine maritime police, and Chinese and Vietnamese ships collided near an oil rig in a volatile day on the troubled waters of the South China Sea. No serious injuries were reported...
  • ComEd customers face big price increases

    ComEd customers face big price increases
    Just as the Chicago area is getting ready for air conditioning weather, residents can expect to be jolted by higher electric bills. Starting June 1, Commonwealth Edison customers on average will see monthly bills jump 21 percent, to about $82 a month...
  • Sure, Boko Haram is bad, but don't overlook Nigeria's corrupt ways

    It’s a nasty business, this abduction of 270 teenage girls in Nigeria by the Boko Haram terrorist group. But should dealing with these terrorists be our business too? The White House said Tuesday that it was, at least a little bit. The U.S. is...
  • States must be warned of risky crude oil shipments, authorities say

    Calling a "startling" pattern of spills and fires an "imminent hazard," the U.S. Department of Transportation took another small step Wednesday toward addressing the growing risks of shipping oil by rail from the North Dakota region to both coasts....
  • What do the Putins of the world want?

    Vladimir Putin's Russia is a disaster of a declining population, corruption, authoritarianism, a warped economy and a high rate of alcoholism. Why, then, would Putin want to ruin additional territory in Crimea and Ukraine the way that he has wrecked most...