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  • Average price of gas at month's end highest in six years in Hampton Roads

    Average price of gas at month's end highest in six years in Hampton Roads
    AAA Tidewater officials report that gas prices in the state rose for 11 consecutive days in June, pushing the average cost of a gallon of regular gas to $3.49 by month's end, and $3.57 per gallon in Hampton Roads. Spokeswoman Georjeane Blumling said the...
  • More signs of Iraq disintegration as Kurds call for independence vote, Islamists solidify position

    IRBIL, Iraq Iraq appeared closer to its long-predicted disintegration Thursday as Kurdish leaders ordered steps to hold a referendum "as soon as possible" on self-rule for their oil-rich territory and Islamist extremists improved their military position...
  • Exclusive: First U.S. condensate cargo up for sale in Asia as ban eases

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A U.S. energy company launched a broad effort this week to find buyers for the first ever U.S. exports of condensate, an ultra-light oil, signaling the start of what could be a growing trade as demand grows worldwide. One week after...
  • German industrial output posts surprise slump in May

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's industrial output fell 1.8 percent on the month in May, its biggest drop in more than two years, as holiday days ate into working hours, construction slumped and geopolitics weighed, casting a shadow on its role as euro zone...
  • Greenpeace activists block Chevron shale site in Romania

    PUNGESTI Romania (Reuters) - Greenpeace activists chained themselves to the gates of a Chevron shale gas exploration well in eastern Romania on Monday, blocking access to the site and urging the leftist government to ban fracking. Romania could...
  • Gas Prices Hit Six-Year High Headed into Holiday

     
    As millions of Americans prepare to hit the road for Fourth of July weekend, pump prices are the highest they've been since 2008, AAA said in its monthly gas price report. The travel service organization said it doubts that the......
  • Kuwait court frees prominent opposition figure on bail-lawyer

    KUWAIT (Reuters) - A prominent Kuwaiti opposition politician whose detention last week set off a wave of sometimes violent protests in the oil-rich Gulf Arab state was freed on bail on Monday, his lawyer said. Musallam al-Barrak, who had been detained...
  • The woman who created Iraq

    There were 39 English men, diplomats, army officers and Middle East experts — and one English woman — sitting in Cairo in March 1921. They had been convened by Winston Churchill who had taken over the colonial office not long before. The...
  • U.S. transportation stocks for the long haul

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - As North Americans hit the highways, airports and rails for vacations this summer, it's not hard to believe that some of the most robust stocks are in the transportation industry - particularly in an improving economy. Transportation...
  • Egypt's Sisi: extremists destroying the region, threaten the world

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi warned world powers on Monday that Islamist militants are ravaging the Middle East and pose a threat to everyone's security. "Be alert to what is happening in the region ... This region is being...
  • Auto review: 2015 GMC Yukon Denali SUV's a dinosaur with plenty of roar

    By now, lumbering dinosaurs like full-size SUVs should be part of the primordial goo coursing through hissing oil refineries in Baytown. They weigh as much as my garage, occupy too much lane space and eat way too much fuel for our sensitive iPhone and...