Metals and minerals industry

FILE - In this June 7, 2017 file photo, a coal barge is positioned as a backdrop behind President Donald Trump as he speaks during a rally at the Rivertowne Marina in Cincinnati. President Donald Trump personally promised to activate emergency legal authorities to keep dirty or economically uncompetitive coal plants from shutting down, a top American coal company said. The Trump administration now says it has no plans to do so. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
August 22, 2017 - 8:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision contrary to what one coal executive said the president personally promised him. The Energy Department says it considered issuing the order...
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August 22, 2017 - 6:09 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has rejected a coal industry push to win a rarely used emergency order protecting coal-fired power plants, a decision one executive said breaks a personal promise from President Donald Trump to take the extraordinary step to benefit the industry. The...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017, file photo, Rihanna arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Calvin Harris, who wrote and produced Rihanna’s hit “We Found Love,” is set to perform at the singer’s charity event on Sept. 14, 2017. Rihanna said Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, that the Scottish DJ-producer will join fellow performer Kendrick Lamar and host Dave Chappelle for her third Diamond Ball. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 16, 2017 - 10:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Calvin Harris, the writer and producer of Rihanna's hit "We Found Love," is set to perform at her charity event in New York next month. Rihanna said Wednesday that the Scottish DJ-producer will join fellow performer Kendrick Lamar and host Dave Chappelle on Sept. 14 for her third...
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Mine workers sits on a hill during the commemoration ceremonies in Marikana, South Africa, Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017. On Aug. 16, 2012, police opened fire on workers demanding wage increases and better living conditions at a platinum mine operated by Lonmin Plc in Marikana. At least 70 were injured. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
August 16, 2017 - 8:55 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Five years after South African police shot dead 34 striking mine workers, recalling police brutality under apartheid, rights groups say no one has been prosecuted and miners' living conditions are as "squalid" as ever. On Aug. 16, 2012, police opened fire on workers demanding...
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FILE - In this Feb. 12, 2017, file photo, Rihanna arrives at the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Calvin Harris, who wrote and produced Rihanna’s hit “We Found Love,” is set to perform at the singer’s charity event on Sept. 14, 2017. Rihanna said Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, that the Scottish DJ-producer will join fellow performer Kendrick Lamar and host Dave Chappelle for her third Diamond Ball. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 16, 2017 - 7:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The writer and producer of Rihanna's hit "We Found Love" is set to perform at her charity event in New York next month. Rihanna said Wednesday that Scottish DJ-producer Calvin Harris will join fellow performer Kendrick Lamar and host Dave Chappelle on Sept. 14 for her third Diamond...
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FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2012 file photo police surround the bodies of striking miners after opening fire on a crowd at the Lonmin Platinum Mine in Marikana, near Rustenburg, South Africa killing 34. Five years after the event rights groups say no one has been prosecuted and miners' living conditions are as "squalid" as ever. (AP Photo/File)
August 16, 2017 - 6:38 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Five years after South African police shot dead 34 striking mine workers, recalling police brutality under apartheid, rights groups say no one has been prosecuted and miners' living conditions are as "squalid" as ever. On Aug. 16, 2012, police opened fire on workers demanding...
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August 16, 2017 - 6:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The writer and producer of Rihanna's hit "We Found Love" is set to perform at her charity event in New York next month. Rihanna said Wednesday that Scottish DJ-producer Calvin Harris will join fellow performer Kendrick Lamar and host Dave Chappelle on Sept. 14 for her third Diamond...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2009, file photo, coal miners receive a safety briefing at Signal Peak Energy's Bull Mountain coal mine near Roundup, Mont. A judge has blocked a proposed 176-million ton expansion of the mine because federal officials did not consider its climate change impacts. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File)
August 15, 2017 - 7:13 pm
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal judge has blocked a proposed 176-million ton (159 million-metric ton) expansion of a central Montana coal mine in a ruling that criticized U.S. officials for downplaying the climate change impacts of the project and inflating its economic benefits. U.S. District...
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August 14, 2017 - 6:09 am
CLARKESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a sheriff's deputy shot and killed a carjacking suspect during a traffic stop in Georgia. Habersham County Sheriff's Office spokesman Mike Wurtz tells local news outlets that a deputy pulled over a silver Ford Explorer on Sunday afternoon that matched the...
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August 09, 2017 - 4:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal scientists warn that burning fossil fuels is already driving a steep increase in the United States of heat waves, droughts and floods — even as President Donald Trump touts new oil pipelines and pledges to revive the nation's struggling coal mines. A draft report...
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