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  • Democrats balk at spending bill as government shutdown looms

    Democrats balk at spending bill as government shutdown looms
    Congressional Democrats objected on Wednesday to controversial financial and political campaign provisions tucked into a $1.1 trillion U.S. spending bill, keeping the risk of a government shutdown alive. The complaints from House of Representatives...
  • Falling gas prices may boost the U.S. economy

    Falling gas prices may boost the U.S. economy
    For the first time in four years, Los Angeles drivers are paying less than $3 on average for a gallon of gasoline, part of a nationwide free-fall in fuel prices that could provide a substantial boost to the economy. Because they're spending less at...
  • Stocks rebound from selloff, Dow up nearly 200 points

    U.S. stocks rebounded from a selloff in energy shares that broadened to the rest of the market Wednesday, as better-than-forecast data on retail sales and unemployment boosted confidence in the economy. Urban Outfitters Inc. gained the most in the...
  • Special Report: How a 29-year-old Ukrainian made a killing on Russian gas

    A young businessman accused of being a frontman for former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich made $100 million or more from buying Russian gas at a preferential rate and selling it on at higher prices, according a former senior employee and a...
  • Report: Constraints In Power System Promise Even Higher Costs

    Energy officials in Connecticut released on Thursday a long-delayed draft report outlining the challenges they expect the state and the region to need to overcome in order to deliver reliable and lower-cost electricity. The picture drawn by the...
  • Of course he opposes gas-drilling tax

    The recent article headlined "Economist warns against tax on gas drilling" identified expert John Felmy as chief economist for the American Petroleum Industry. The headline could have been written, more accurately, as "Fracker's flack warns against tax...
  • History repeats itself -- but who notices?

    Observers unburdened by historical memory may not realize how old and familiar this "new" Russia is. As the shale revolution in this country undermines Russia's petroleum-based economy, and it slips into economic recession, Russia is back to being The...
  • Williams Township won't fight PennEast pipeline

    Williams Township won't fight PennEast pipeline
    If disgust gave off smoke, the Williams Township municipal building would have been full of it Wednesday night when the supervisors voted against a resolution to oppose the PennEast natural gas pipeline. "We're worse than disgusted,'' said Linda...
  • In global climate talks, some major polluters drag their feet

    Recent commitments by the world's major polluters to cut emissions have added fresh momentum to international climate talks, but foot-dragging persists among the next tier of polluters, including India, Brazil, Canada and Australia. Representatives of...
  • Investors turn to MLP funds as U.S. energy bet while oil slides

    U.S. investors are zeroing in on exchange-traded funds that track master limited partnerships as a way to bet on long-term North American energy boom even as oil prices slide, convinced that these funds look relatively cheap and promise growth. Master...
  • Real or fake? Drought intensifies debate over Christmas trees' eco-friendliness

    Real or fake? Drought intensifies debate over Christmas trees' eco-friendliness
    Before they picked out an eight-foot Christmas tree, Tara White and Ed Dilks wondered whether an artificial tree might be a more eco-friendly choice. But after doing some research, the Glendale couple decided that the convenience of an artificial tree...