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Trader John Panin, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
Dow Jones   Photos   US stocks   Wall Street   Wikipedia: Wall Street
 The Street 
Stocks on Track to Close at Records as Retail, Energy Rise
Tue 21 Feb 2017
Stocks traded above closing records on Tuesday after better-than-expected earnings from Walmart (WMT) and as energy names rallied on a boost to crude oil. The Dow Jones Industrial Average... (photo: AP / Richard Drew)
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (right) meets with Salva Kiir, President of the Republic of South Sudan, at the 28th summit of the African Union (AU), in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  Photos   Riek Machar   S. Sudan conflict   Salva Kiir   Wikipedia: South Sudanese Civil War
 The Roanoke Times 
South Sudan promises 'unimpeded' aid access amid famine
Tue 21 Feb 2017
WATAMU, Kenya (AP) — South Sudan's president said Tuesday his government will ensure "unimpeded access" for all aid organizations, a day after famine was declared for more than 100,000 people in the... (photo: UN / Antonio Fiorente)
Secretary of Defense James Mattis speaks with the Senior Enlisted Leaders of the Armed Forces during a working breakfast at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.  Time Magazine  Mon 20 Feb 2017
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Says There Are No Plans to Seize Iraqi Oil
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Monday the United States does not intend to seize Iraqi oil, shifting away from an idea proposed by President Donald Trump that has rattled... (photo: US Army / Amber I. Smith)
Iraqi Oil   James Mattis   Pentagon   Photos   Wikipedia: Iraq–United States relations
Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee to run the Environmental Protection Agency, testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. The nomination of Pruitt, currently Oklahoma’s attorney general, to lead the EPA is being fiercely opposed by environmental groups that point to fundraising ties with corporations he has sued to protect. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)  WorldNews.com  Fri 17 Feb 2017
Climate Change Skeptic Scott Pruitt Confirmed To Lead Environmental Protection Agency
After years of being a vocal critic of the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt was approved by the Senate on Friday to take the helm of the national agency, according to The Los Angeles... (photo: AP / J. Scott Applewhite)
Climate Change   EPA   Photos   Scott Pruitt   Wikipedia: Scott Pruitt
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Panama Paper Leak Petroleum World Mon 13 Feb 2017
Panama paper's Mossack & Fonseca founders held on corruption charges
PANAMA CITY The two founders of Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca were arrested on Saturday, the attorney general's office said, after both were indicted on charges of... (photo: AP / Arnulfo Franco)
Mossack Fonseca   Odebrecht   Panama Papers   Photos   Wikipedia: Mossack Fonseca
Native Americans from left, Eugene Sanchez, Jason Umtuch, Martan Mendenhall, and Hugh Ahnatock, all of Portland, Ore., drum and sing at the Oceti Sakowin camp where people have gathered to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline in Cannon Ball, N.D., Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. The Guardian Fri 10 Feb 2017
Revealed: FBI terrorism task force investigating Standing Rock activists
The FBI is investigating political activists campaigning against the Dakota Access pipeline, diverting agents charged with preventing terrorist attacks to instead focus... (photo: AP / David Goldman)
Dakota Access Pipeline   FBI   Photos   US Terrorism   Wikipedia: Dakota Access Pipeline protests
Community news Fri 10 Feb 2017
The Economic Costs of High Heating Oil Prices on the Poor
The heat is on! Heating oil prices in NI (North Ireland) are very high. This has many residents of Northern Ireland burning with anger. What has many residents... (photo: )
President Donald Trump speaks to troops while visiting U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command at MacDill, AFB, FL, Feb. 6, 2017 Petroleum World Wed 8 Feb 2017
Trump trade war could hurt oil, gas prices; fuel exports to Mexico
President Trump's vow to “unleash an energy revolution” by reversing regulations may send oil and natural gas prices tumbling in 2018, according to Bank of America... (photo: US DoD / D. Myles Cullen)
Donald Trump   Mexico-US Relations   Photos   US Energy Revolution   Wikipedia: Foreign policy of Donald Trump
Picking A Winner In Mexico’s Oil Boom Oil Price Wed 8 Feb 2017
Picking A Winner In Mexico’s Oil Boom
In the late 1970s, the de-nationalization of Mexico’s mining sector brought in a vast new wave of money and technology that wiped out stagnation and led to a mining boom.... (photo: Via YouTube)