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  • Exxon Mobil Dec 10, 2019

    Exxon Mobil Prevails in Lawsuit Over Climate Regulations

    Exxon Mobil has prevailed in a lawsuit accusing the energy giant of downplaying the toll that climate change regulations could take on its business.

  • Nov 7, 2019

    Exxon Denies That It Misled Investors on Climate Risks

    Climate change may be the defining risk for oil and gas companies in coming decades, and attorneys for New York state are saying Exxon Mobil misled investors about how it was handling that risk. The state made closing arguments Thursday in a case that accused the energy giant of downplaying the impact of stricter climate regulations in a warming world....

  • Jun 19, 2019

    Mine in Oil Tanker Attack Resembles Iranians’, US Navy Expert Says

    The limpet mines used to attack a Japanese-owned oil tanker near the Strait of Hormuz last week bore “a striking resemblance” to similar mines seen in Iran, a U.S. Navy explosives expert said Wednesday, stopping short of directly blaming Tehran for the assault. Iran has repeatedly denied being involved in the June 13 attack on the Japanese tanker Kokuka Courageous...

  • Dec 21, 2018

    As Advisers Leave, Trump’s Guardrails Come Off: Analysis

    Last year, during one particularly frenetic stretch in Donald Trump’s presidency, a top Republican senator said there were three men guarding the country from chaos: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, White House chief of staff John Kelly and then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Within weeks, not one will be left in the administration. Mattis will be the last to go, and...

  • Aug 9, 2012

    Eastin Makes History as First Female NFL Referee, but Not Without Controversy

    Shannon Eastin made history when she became the first woman to officiate an NFL game Thursday night, but not without some controversy.

  • Aug 9, 2019

    Democratic Candidates Flock to Iowa State Fair

    Every four years, the Iowa State Fair gets special visitors, who have their eye on the Iowa caucuses six months after the summer event. 

  • Jun 26, 2018

    Climate Change Lawsuits Against Big Oil Are Thrown Out

    A U.S. judge who held a hearing about climate change that received widespread attention ruled Monday that Congress and the president were best suited to address the contribution of fossil fuels to global warming, throwing out lawsuits that sought to hold big oil companies liable for the Earth’s changing environment. Noting that the world has also benefited significantly from oil...

  • May 21, 2018

    Amazon Cracks Top 10 of Fortune 500 for First Time

    E-commerce giant Amazon, the Seattle-based company that’s currently in a nationwide search for its second headquarters, broke new ground today with the reveal its cracked the top 10 of the Fortune 500 listing for the first time, landing at No. 8 with $177.8 billion in revenue.

  • May 16, 2018

    In Veiled Shot at Trump, Tillerson Warns Democracy at Risk

    Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a veiled shot at President Donald Trump on Wednesday, warning that a growing national crisis of ethics and integrity has put American democracy at risk. In remarks to graduates of the Virginia Military Institute, Tillerson lamented assaults on facts that he said would lead to a loss of freedom if not countered. And...

  • Apr 26, 2018

    Mike Pompeo Sworn in as Secretary of State, Dashes Off to Europe

    Mike Pompeo took over as America’s top diplomat Thursday after being confirmed by the Senate and sworn in across the street minutes later. The new secretary of state immediately dashed off to Europe in an energetic start befitting the high-stakes issues awaiting him from Iran to North Korea. The hard-charging former CIA director was confirmed on a 57-42 vote —...

  • Mar 14, 2018

    After Some Question His Response, Trump Joins Allies in Calling for Russian Answers on Spy’s Poisoning

    President Donald Trump joined his counterparts in Britain, France and Germany Thursday to call for Russia to answer all questions related to the brazen poisoning of a former spy in England with a military-grade nerve agent this month. The leaders’ rare joint statement calls the attack “an assault on UK sovereignty.” It comes after British Prime Minister Theresa May quickly...

  • Mar 12, 2018

    Tillerson Casts Poisoning as Sign of More Aggressive Russia

    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cast the poisoning of an ex-spy in Britain as part of a “certain unleashing of activity” by Russia that the United States is struggling to understand. He warned that the poisoning would “certainly trigger a response.” Tillerson, echoing the British government’s finger-pointing toward Moscow, said he didn’t yet know whether Russia’s government knew of...

  • Sep 26, 2014

    Police Search for Men Who Robbed Deerfield Beach MetroPCS

    Police are searching for two armed robbers who raided a cell phone store and threatened the lives of those inside.

  • Feb 27, 2018

    Papua New Guinea Quake Killed at Least 15, Injured Dozens

    A powerful earthquake this week killed at least 15 people, injured dozens and brought work to a halt at four oil and gas fields in a remote Papua New Guinea region, the local governor said Wednesday. His comments were the first confirmation of deaths from a high-ranking official after Monday’s magnitude 7.5 quake severed communications and blocked roads in the...

  • Feb 16, 2018

    Romney’s Bid for Senate Could Revive Trump Rift: Analysis

    Mitt Romney and President Donald Trump have harshly criticized each other but also have been willing to sit down to talk when it’s mutually beneficial. Romney’s announcement Friday that he is running for the U.S. Senate in Utah creates the potential for more battles or deal-making. Take a look back at some of the most memorable moments in recent years...

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