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  • U.S. further delays final decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    U.S. further delays final decision on Keystone XL pipeline
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration further delayed its decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project on Friday, with no conclusion now likely until after the U.S. mid-term elections in November. President Barack Obama has said...
  • Keystone pipeline decision delayed, likely until after elections

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration is indefinitely delaying a decision on approving the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, likely putting off any action until after the November midterm elections. The State Department said Friday that federal...
  • Lawmakers, green groups weigh in on Keystone XL delay

    (Reuters) - The Obama administration said on Friday it would extend the period of time for federal agencies to weigh in on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, giving no new deadline. The move, which likely delays a final decision beyond November mid-term...
  • TransCanada CEO 'disappointed' with Keystone XL pipeline delay

    (Reuters) - TransCanada Corp Chief Executive Russ Girling said on Friday he was "extremely disappointed and frustrated" with yet another delay in making a decision on a presidential permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. The statement followed the decision...
  • Accused family killer snapped after government job snub, FBI says

    Accused family killer snapped after government job snub, FBI says
    Authorities say the killing on March 1, 1976, began after William Bradford Bishop Jr. learned he’d been passed over for a promotion at the State Department earlier in the day. Bishop, who had been receiving psychiatric care for depression and...
  • Bomb blast kills 14 at mosque in Syria's Homs - state TV

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - A bomb went off in front of a mosque and killed 14 people in Homs, Syrian state television said on Friday, with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad looking close to wresting the symbolic central city back from rebels. "Fourteen...
  • U.S. extends comment time on keystone pipeline: State department

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department said on Friday it was giving regulatory agencies more time to weigh in on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline from Canada, effectively delaying the decision on whether to approve it until after the...
  • Judge keeps Corbett challenger on ballot, but GOP plans appeal

    HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Corbett is one step closer to facing a challenger in the May primary. Commonwealth Court Judge Mary Hannah Leavitt on Tuesday rejected the state GOP's attempt to remove Republican Bob Guzzardi from the May 20 primary ballot...
  • Kerry condemns anti-Semitic leaflet in eastern Ukraine

    GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry condemned as "grotesque" on Thursday the distribution of leaflets in eastern Ukraine that appeared to call on Jews to register with separatist, pro-Russian authorities. Though purported authors of the...
  • World travel: News affecting world travel

     World travel: News affecting world travel
    Nicaragua: Aftershocks continued to rattle the country after three earthquakes of magnitudes ranging between 5.1 and 6.7 killed two residents and injured dozens near Managua. Officials urged people to sleep outside because the quakes may have...
  • Mount Dora to host two Indonesian visitors learning about American government

    Mount Dora to host two Indonesian visitors learning about American government
    MOUNT DORA — Officials will show a pair of Indonesian government officials how they go about the business of running a thriving American small town during a visit that is part of a U.S. State Department program. Putut Purwandono, a city economic and...