Construction and engineering

March 15, 2017 - 11:59 am
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The developer of the Keystone XL pipeline has donated $20,000 to the Nebraska Republican Party through a political action committee run by one of its U.S. subsidiaries. The Feb. 8 donation was made as TransCanada seeks approval for a route through Nebraska. It came from...
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In this Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, photo, real estate signs mark the lots near one of the new homes for sale in a development for new homes in Cranberry Township, Butler County, Pa. On Wednesday, March 15, 2017, the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its March index of builder sentiment. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
March 15, 2017 - 10:02 am
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their sales prospects than they have been since the high-flying days of the housing boom. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Wednesday jumped to 71 this month. That's up six points from 65 in...
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March 14, 2017 - 4:00 pm
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL Dems say CBO report on GOP bill 'knockout blow' WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Republican leaders in Congress are scrambling to shore up support for their health care bill. This, as critics go on the attack over new estimates that 14 million people would lose...
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March 14, 2017 - 7:38 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The discovery of a huge natural gas deposit in Egyptian waters has boosted hopes of other such finds in the eastern Mediterranean that could help meet Europe's energy needs, a senior official with Italian oil and gas company Eni said Tuesday. Eni SpA Chief Exploration Officer...
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In this March 8, 2017, photo, Pfeiffer Canyon Bridge on Highway 1 is closed due to damage from storms in Big Sur, Calif. A downed bridge along the California coast has split the Big Sur area in two, stranding residents without access to grocery stores and public services and closing part of scenic Highway 1 for as long as a year. (LiPo Ching/San Jose Mercury News via AP)
March 10, 2017 - 10:42 pm
BIG SUR, Calif. (AP) — A downed bridge along the California coast has split the Big Sur area in two, stranding residents without access to grocery stores and public services and closing part of scenic Highway 1 for as long as a year. About 450 residents on one side of the span were cut off when the...
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March 10, 2017 - 3:04 pm
TRUMP-NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER UPDATE: WH: Trump didn't know Flynn was to register as foreign agent WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump was not aware his national security adviser was probably going to have to register as a foreign agent for his lobbying work. Spokesman...
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March 07, 2017 - 1:03 pm
WIKILEAKS-CIA WikiLeaks publish 1000s of what it says are CIA documents WASHINGTON (AP) — One retired U.S. intelligence official says the latest release of documents by WikiLeaks is "real bad" for the CIA. The dump includes more than 8,000 documents that are said to have been taken from the CIA's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2017, file photo, a fire set by protesters burns in the background as opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline leave their main protest camp Wednesday near Cannon Ball, N.D. A federal judge will hear arguments Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017, about whether to stop the final bit of construction on the disputed Dakota Access pipeline, perhaps just days before it could start moving oil.(Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
February 28, 2017 - 3:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge said Tuesday that he'll decide within a week whether to temporarily halt construction of the final section of the Dakota Access pipeline over claims that it violates the religious rights of two Indian tribes. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg told lawyers at a...
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