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  • Putin's Ukraine gamble hastens exodus of Russian money and talent

    LONDON (Reuters) - The Kremlin's worst clash with the West since the 1991 collapse of the Soviet Union has accelerated the outflow of two of Russia's most prized assets: money and brains. Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea and support for rebels...
  • Fracking companies begin slow shift to recycling wastewater

    MIDLAND, Texas It's not just oil and natural gas that comes out of the ground here. For every barrel of oil pumped to the surface, more than another barrel of water from deep within the earth comes up alongside it. With a hue that ranges from gray to...
  • Japan protests Russian military drills on disputed islands

    Japan's Foreign Ministry lodged a "strong protest" Wednesday over Russian military exercises on two islands seized by the Soviet Union after World War II and claimed by both countries. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the war games on Etorofu...
  • Ebola fear factor threatens to dampen African business buzz

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - From Accra to Windhoek, fear of the Ebola epidemic is provoking a wave of cancellations of business and investment events across Africa, and threatening to taint the continent's hard-won image as a rising economic star. A...
  • Exclusive: Oil-by-rail project for shut California refinery nears approval

    (Reuters) - The first new crude-by-rail project at a California refinery is likely to win approval next month after more than a year of scrutiny, the head of the Kern County planning division told Reuters, and it could help reopen the shuttered plant....
  • Boko Haram abduct dozens of boys in northeast Nigeria, say witnesses

    Boko Haram abduct dozens of boys in northeast Nigeria, say witnesses
    Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria, loading them onto trucks and driving them off, witnesses who fled the violence said on Friday. The kidnappings came four...
  • Thoughts from Dr. Joe: Getting a charge out of changing cars... and times

    It was zero-dark-hundred, a typical La Caņada Saturday morning. I was lost in the fifth edit of the Great American Novel when I happened to glance toward Gould Avenue. Three strange vehicles silently pulled up to the curb. Was this a sign of the...
  • Parkville man convicted in Iran embargo plot

    A Parkville man was convicted Monday of conspiring to ship industrial components to Iran in violation of the U.S. trade embargo on that country, the U.S. attorney's office announced. After a two-week trial in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, a jury...
  • Speediest and Slowest States: Where Does Yours Rank?

     
    This year marks four decades since President Richard M. Nixon signed into law a mandate that set the maximum national speed limit at 55 mph, helping to fend off an oil crisis, diminishing Americans' ability to make good time on......
  • Puerto Rico keeps the lights on, but debt crisis far from over

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Puerto Rico managed to keep its electricity flowing this week – but creditors made it clear that the crisis enveloping the island's power utility is far from over. Banks, led by Citibank and Canada's Scotiabank, on Thursday...
  • Pump prices keep dipping on rising U.S. output

    Gasoline Gas prices continue to decline despite tensions in Iraq and Ukraine, thanks to rising U.S. output. Greater domestic supplies have led "to the cheapest gas prices for August in years," travel club AAA said. On Monday, the price of regular gas in...