Energy industry

February 16, 2018 - 9:14 am
WAYNOKA, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports four small earthquakes in northwestern Oklahoma, the strongest with a preliminary magnitude of 3.8. No injuries or damage have been reported as a result of the Friday morning temblors near Waynoka. Geologists say damage is not likely in...
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Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, left, shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, at the Government House, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Tillerson held talks with the Lebanese president and other officials amid a growing dispute between the small Mediterranean country and neighboring Israel over oil and gas reserves, and Israel's construction of a border wall that Lebanon says encroaches on its territory. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
February 15, 2018 - 9:17 am
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday said he had positive discussions in Lebanon on how to break a "stalemate" with Israel over gas drilling rights along the countries' disputed maritime border and maintain calm along the volatile frontier. Tillerson was in Lebanon on a...
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, speaks with his Lebanese counterpart Gibran Bassil before his meeting with Lebanese president at the presidential palace in Baabda east of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Tillerson is in Beirut for one day visit to meet with Lebanese officials.(AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
February 15, 2018 - 5:46 am
BEIRUT (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with key allies of the Iranian-backed Hezbollah group on Thursday, during a brief stopover in Beirut as part of a regional trip. The visit comes amid a growing dispute between Lebanon and its southern neighbor, Israel, over oil and gas...
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FILE- In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, a shopper looks over clothing at a J.C. Penney store in Seattle. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for January. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
February 14, 2018 - 11:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices, excluding the volatile food and energy categories, rose 0.3 percent last month. That was the biggest climb in a year and has intensified inflation fears in financial markets. Overall consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in January, the most in four months, the...
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FILE- In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, a shopper looks over clothing at a J.C. Penney store in Seattle. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for January. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
February 14, 2018 - 10:41 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices, excluding the volatile food and energy categories, rose 0.3 percent last month. That was the biggest climb in a year and has intensified inflation fears in financial markets. Overall consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in January, the most in four months, the...
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FILE- In this Nov. 24, 2017, file photo, a shopper looks over clothing at a J.C. Penney store in Seattle. On Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, the Labor Department reports on U.S. consumer prices for January. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
February 14, 2018 - 8:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer prices, excluding the volatile food and energy categories, rose 0.3 percent last month. That was the biggest climb in a year and is likely to fan inflation fears in financial markets. The Labor Department says overall consumer prices rose 0.5 percent in January, the...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Immediate Past President of the National Sheriffs' Association, St. Charles Parish, La., Sheriff Greg Champagne, as he arrives for a roundtable discussion with members the National Sheriffs' Association and others in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 13, 2018 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is targeting federal funding for studying and tracking climate change while boosting the continued burning of planet-warming fossil fuels. The White House's 2019 spending plan seeks to reduce or eliminate climate science programs across an array of federal...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Health care companies are leading stocks broadly lower in early trading Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, on Wall Street as the market gives back some of its big gain from the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 13, 2018 - 3:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are drifting higher Tuesday as gains for banks, retailers and technology companies put the market on track for its third up day in a row. Retailers are rising following strong fourth-quarter results from Under Armour and more gains for Amazon. The rebound over the last...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Health care companies are leading stocks broadly lower in early trading Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, on Wall Street as the market gives back some of its big gain from the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 13, 2018 - 1:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are turning higher Tuesday as banks, retailers and technology companies post gains. Retailers are rising following strong fourth-quarter results from Under Armour and more gains for Amazon. If the gains hold, it would mark the third straight increase for the market...
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FILE - This Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Health care companies are leading stocks broadly lower in early trading Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, on Wall Street as the market gives back some of its big gain from the day before. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 13, 2018 - 10:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Tuesday morning as health care companies slump. Distributors of prescription drugs and medical suppliers are falling after The Wall Street Journal reported that drugstore chain Walgreens wants to buy the rest of AmerisourcerBergen, a drug distributor, and that...
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