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  • 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. “...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Gas Prices Drop Another Nickel This Week

     
    Another week, another drop in gas prices. Pump prices fell 5 cents the past week to a national average of $3.47 for a gallon of regular unleaded gas, the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said Thursday. That's the lowest level......
  • Politics as Usual

    Manufacturers' group slams Wolf TV ad Tom Wolf, the Democratic candidate for governor, last week released a TV ad touting Pennsylvania's manufacturing industry as a gateway to middle-class jobs. In the ad, Wolf walks through a plant, heaping praise on...