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  • Libyan Forces Attack Rebel Stronghold

    Libyan Forces Attack Rebel Stronghold
    Libyan government forces launched fierce attacks on the western rebel stronghold of Zawiyah on Saturday, while in the east, rebels advanced on Muammar Gaddafi's home town of Sirte. Fighters in Zawiyah, just 50 km (30 miles) west of Tripoli, repelled two...
  • President Ponders Tapping Oil Reserves

    President Ponders Tapping Oil Reserves
    White House Chief of Staff William Daley said on Sunday the Obama administration was considering tapping into the U.S. strategic oil reserve as a way to help ease soaring oil prices. Speaking on NBC television's "Meet the Press," Daley said: "We are...
  • Gaddafi Launches Counter-Offensive On Libyan Rebels

    Gaddafi Launches Counter-Offensive On Libyan Rebels
    Troops loyal to Muammar Gaddafi launched counter-offensives against rebel-held towns on Sunday, increasing fears that Libya is heading for a civil war rather than the swift revolutions seen in Tunisia and Egypt. The Gaddafi government proclaimed...
  • U.S. Could Tap Oil Reserves As Gasoline Price Surges

    U.S. Could Tap Oil Reserves As Gasoline Price Surges
    The U.S. government reiterated that it could tap its strategic oil reserves in order to safeguard economic growth as surging gasoline prices increase pressure for action. While longstanding U.S. policy is to release reserves only in the event of a...
  • Green energy vs. oil

    Re your article "Demand, not speculation, cited for rising oil prices" (May 8), while demand is a factor in rising oil prices, multiple factors must be included to get the entire picture of why prices are rising. International Energy Agency chief...
  • G8, Raising Pressure On Iran, Puts Oil Stocks On Standby

    G8, Raising Pressure On Iran, Puts Oil Stocks On Standby
    CAMP DAVID, Maryland (Reuters) - Leaders of the Group of Eight major economies raised the pressure on Iran on Saturday, signaling their readiness to tap into emergency oil stockpiles quickly this summer if tougher new sanctions on Tehran threaten to...
  • 2012 International Building Codes in effect in Harford

    With Harford County Council Bill 11-51 enacted into law, any new one- and two-family dwellings will now have to be built with automatic residential fire sprinkler systems. The bill was an update to its building and mechanical codes to the applicable 2012...
  • Natural Perspectives: Dire consequences if we don't curb emissions

    Britain's Guardian newspaper reported recently that the construction of many new fossil fuel-burning power plants may prevent the world from keeping global temperature increases at a safe level. A manageable temperature rise is thought by many scientists...
  • The hottest issue: Climate change dwarfs other problems

    The hottest issue: Climate change dwarfs other problems
    An optimist might want to raise a glass as 2011 winds down. U.S. troops will be out of Iraq by New Year's Eve. The global AIDS pandemic is ebbing. And the U.S. unemployment rate dropped by nearly half a percent in November. But an optimist would have to...
  • Extreme energy, extreme weather

    Extreme energy, extreme weather
    There were no tornado warnings last Friday night, when I muted the Nationals game around 11 p.m. I listened intently through my living-room window. A train, I thought. Definitely a train. I should have known better. The warnings have been building for...
  • Iran Raid Likely To Drag In U.S. And Hurt Global Economy

    Iran Raid Likely To Drag In U.S. And Hurt Global Economy
    MUNICH (Reuters) - An Israeli raid on Iran's nuclear facilities would deliver a painful shock to the global economy, revive flagging Islamist militancy and possibly drag the United States into a regional war whether it backed its ally's attack or not. As...