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  • Tornado measured at 120 mph rips North Dakota mobile-home park; 9 hurt

    Tornado measured at 120 mph rips North Dakota mobile-home park; 9 hurt
    A 15-year-old girl remained hospitalized and eight people woke up at a shelter Tuesday morning after a tornado struck a mobile-home park along North Dakota's booming oil fields. The National Weather Service estimated winds reached 120 mph at the...
  • Letter: Devine is independent, Gharpetian is not

    I was disappointed by the News-Press endorsement of Vartan Gharpetian over Paula Devine. My criticism of GNP's preference stems in part from your statement that both candidates share views on development. I have been to voter forums and heard Mr....
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer dies

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer dies
    Tampa Bay Buccaneers owner Malcolm Glazer has died, the team said Wednesday. He was 85. Glazer, who purchased the Buccaneers in 1995 and watched them win the Super Bowl in 2003, also owned soccer powerhouse Manchester United, which he bought in 2005....
  • Malcolm Glazer, owner of Tampa Bay Buccaneers, dies at 85

     Malcolm Glazer, owner of Tampa Bay Buccaneers, dies at 85
    Malcolm Glazer, who ascended from near-poverty as a teenager to owning the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers and international soccer powerhouse Manchester United, died Wednesday, the Buccaneers announced. He was 85. Glazer suffered two strokes in 2006 that...
  • Report: New England Could Ease Its Hunger For Gas, Avoid Cost Of Pipeline

    Greater efficiency, increased use of renewable energy sources and other measures could reduce New England's demand for natural gas enough to avert the need to build a new pipeline, an environmental advocacy group said in a report released Thursday. The...
  • Throwback Thursday: Gas shortage in 1970s

    Throwback Thursday: Gas shortage in 1970s
    People wait in a long line for gasoline on Feb. 26, 1974 at a Tenneco gas station at Griffin and Lake Underhill during a gas shortage. Note the sign in the background, which puts the price of premium gasoline at 51 cents per gallon. The U.S....
  • Mexico arrests entrepreneur in fraud case linked to Citibank, Pemex

    The Mexican government on Thursday announced the arrest of a wealthy entrepreneur who is accused of a multimillion-dollar fraud involving Citibank and the giant Mexican oil monopoly. Amado YaƱez Osuna was placed under arrest and will be charged with...
  • 'Glass Closet': The double life of a gay chief executive

    'Glass Closet': The double life of a gay chief executive
    "I was not a victim," declares John Browne, the former chief executive of BP, in his new book, "The Glass Closet: Why Coming Out Is Good Business," published by Harper Business. "We must own up to our choices and I had made some bad ones." The former...
  • Putin's Ukraine ambitions hinge on allies he can't rely on

    Putin's Ukraine ambitions hinge on allies he can't rely on
    The prospect is alluring: long-term influence over a Russian-speaking corridor linking eastern Ukraine and Crimea, ensuring supplies of electricity, food, jet engines and other military hardware as well as unfettered access to offshore oil and gas fields....
  • Greece: Self-guided hiking tour takes you deep into Vikos Gorge

    Greece: Self-guided hiking tour takes you deep into Vikos Gorge
    Wandering on foot offers a different way to see the world, particularly if you walk in someone else's footsteps. Britain-based On Foot Holidays offers a new self-guided trail itinerary that takes hikers into the landmark Vikos Gorge in northwestern Greece...
  • Mexico's economic growth falling short of government projections

    Bad economic news continues to stall Mexico’s growth and undermine government efforts to portray the country’s financial situation as robust as it heads toward a major expansion of the oil-exploration industry. Oil exports and production...