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  • Keystone XL could mean more carbon emissions than estimated, study says

    Building the Keystone XL pipeline could lead to as much as four times more greenhouse gas emissions than the State Department has estimated for the controversial project, according to a new study published in Nature Climate Change that relies on different...
  • Mexico signs landmark energy law, speeds up timetable

    President Enrique Peña Nieto on Monday signed into law Mexico’s landmark energy reform legislation and announced that his government could name as early as this week the first oil and gas fields that will be opened up to foreign investors. “...
  • Iraq's Maliki steps aside as PM, backs replacement

    BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Caving in to relentless pressure at home and abroad to step aside, Nuri al-Maliki dropped his bid for a third term as prime minister of Iraq on Thursday and pledged support for his replacement, moderate Shi'ite Haider al-Abadi....
  • U.S. Treasury looking at increase in master limited partnerships

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department is looking into increased use by companies of the master limited partnership (MLP) as a business structure, a department spokesperson said on Monday, hours after a pioneering user turned its back on...
  • Wisconsin geologists go miles deep in quest to predict earthquakes

    MILWAUKEE To understand earthquakes, scientists have hatched an audacious plan go straight to the source. That means drilling miles-deep into the earth, directly through faults where two plates of the earth's crust come into contact. Geologists at the...
  • New Guantanamo judge throws out Limburg charges in USS Cole case

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba The new judge in the USS Cole case Monday dismissed collateral charges related to al-Qaida's 2002 attack on a French oil tanker, according to two defense attorneys who read the ruling. "This represents a serious...
  • Shrinking revenue spurs gas tax alternatives

    WASHINGTON It was the potholes that convinced real estate broker Lester Friedman that there had to be a better way to pay for road construction and repairs. Friedman, who lives in Bend, Ore., drives about 8,000 miles a year in his 1999 Chevrolet...
  • Rail oil tankers, victim of U.S. safety rules, also unwanted in Canada

    WASHINGTON/CALGARY (Reuters) - Thousands of oil train tankers soon to be deemed obsolete in the United States are unlikely get a second life in Canada's oil sands industry, undercutting a U.S. government forecast that the costly cars will continue in...
  • Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs

    Foley And McKinney Face Off In Bracing Exchange On Taxes And Jobs
    LEBANON — As in the best of horse races, the Republican candidates for governor raced to the wire Sunday as they greeted as many voters as possible in the final hours before Tuesday's primary. Both Greenwich business executive Tom Foley and Senate...
  • Middle-class suffers from Corbett's policies

    Over the past few weeks, Gov. Corbett has been on what he calls a pension reform tour, but it is just another attempt at running from his own record. Corbett cut $1 billion from education funding, which has caused massive layoffs, increased class sizes...
  • How to fight Islamic State jihadists

    How to fight Islamic State jihadists
    About a century ago, after World War I, British and French leaders carved up the Middle East and set the modern borders of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. Now a growing force of Sunni extremists fighting under the banner of the Islamic State are...