Oil and gas industry

Emergency workers respond to an explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner said it appears the explosion may have been caused by a ruptured gas line, but that the investigation is ongoing. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 9:32 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the partial school building collapse in Minneapolis that killed two, injured others (all times local): 8:30 a.m. The National Transportation Safety Board says it's sending investigators to a Minneapolis school where an explosion and partial building collapse killed...
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August 03, 2017 - 3:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after getting sued by 15 states, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt reversed his earlier decision to delay implementation of Obama-era rules reducing emissions of smog-causing air pollutants. Pruitt presented the change as his agency being more responsive...
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The undated image provided on Aug. 2, 2017 show Trinh Xuan Thanh, a businessman and former functionary of Vietnam's Communist Party sitting on a park bench in Berlin, Germany, The German government accused Vietnamese intelligence services Wednesday of involvement in what it called the kidnapping in Berlin of a former Vietnamese oil executive, and gave the country's intelligence attache 48 hours to leave Germany. (dpa via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 2:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — The German government accused Vietnamese intelligence services Wednesday of involvement in what it called the kidnapping in Berlin of a former Vietnamese oil executive, and gave the country's intelligence attache 48 hours to leave Germany. Trinh Xuan Thanh, 51, disappeared in July...
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August 03, 2017 - 1:55 am
BERLIN (AP) — The German government accused Vietnamese intelligence services Wednesday of involvement in what it called the kidnapping in Berlin of a former Vietnamese oil executive, and gave the country's intelligence attache 48 hours to leave Germany. Trinh Xuan Thanh, 51, disappeared in July...
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August 02, 2017 - 11:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — One day after getting sued by 15 states, Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt on Wednesday reversed his earlier decision to delay implementation of Obama-era rules reducing emissions of smog-causing air pollutants. Pruitt presented the change as his agency being more...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 8, 2017, file photo, Venezuela's opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez holds a national flag as he greets supporters outside his home in Caracas, Venezuela, following his release from prison and being placed under house arrest after more than three years in military lockup. Allies of two Venezuelan opposition leaders say Lopez and Antonio Ledezma have been taken by authorities from the homes where they were under house arrest. Video posted on the Twitter account of Lopez's wife early Tuesday, Aug. 1, shows a man being taken away from a Caracas home by state security agents. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)
August 01, 2017 - 8:44 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Two of Venezuela's leading opposition figures were taken from their homes in the middle of the night by state security agents on Tuesday, in President Nicolas Maduro's first moves against prominent enemies since a widely denounced vote giving his government nearly...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 8, 2017, file photo, Venezuela's opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez holds a national flag as he greets supporters outside his home in Caracas, Venezuela, following his release from prison and being placed under house arrest after more than three years in military lockup. Allies of two Venezuelan opposition leaders say Lopez and Antonio Ledezma have been taken by authorities from the homes where they were under house arrest. Video posted on the Twitter account of Lopez's wife early Tuesday, Aug. 1, shows a man being taken away from a Caracas home by state security agents. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)
August 01, 2017 - 6:30 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Two of Venezuela's leading opposition figures were taken from their homes in the middle of the night by state security agents on Tuesday, in President Nicolas Maduro's first moves against his enemies since a widely denounced vote giving his government nearly unlimited...
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FILE - In this Saturday, July 8, 2017, file photo, Venezuela's opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez holds a national flag as he greets supporters outside his home in Caracas, Venezuela, following his release from prison and being placed under house arrest after more than three years in military lockup. Allies of two Venezuelan opposition leaders say Lopez and Antonio Ledezma have been taken by authorities from the homes where they were under house arrest. Video posted on the Twitter account of Lopez's wife early Tuesday, Aug. 1, shows a man being taken away from a Caracas home by state security agents. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)
August 01, 2017 - 5:26 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Two of Venezuela's leading opposition figures were taken from their homes in the middle of the night by state security agents on Tuesday, in President Nicolas Maduro's first moves against his enemies since a widely denounced vote giving his government nearly unlimited...
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In this May 23, 2005, file photo, a North Korea cargo ship Paik Du San cast anchor as the bags of fertilizer are loading its at Ulsan port in Ulsan, South Korea. North Korea has been condemned and sanctioned for its nuclear ambitions, yet has still received food, fuel and other aid from its neighbors and adversaries for decades. How does the small, isolated country keep getting what it wants and needs to prevent its collapse? (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man, File)
August 01, 2017 - 4:55 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has been condemned and sanctioned for its nuclear ambitions, yet has still received food, fuel and other aid from its neighbors and adversaries for decades. How does the small, isolated country keep getting what it wants and needs? Some put its success down to...
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In this May 23, 2005, file photo, a North Korea cargo ship Paik Du San cast anchor as the bags of fertilizer are loading its at Ulsan port in Ulsan, South Korea. North Korea has been condemned and sanctioned for its nuclear ambitions, yet has still received food, fuel and other aid from its neighbors and adversaries for decades. How does the small, isolated country keep getting what it wants and needs to prevent its collapse? (AP Photo/ Lee Jin-man, File)
August 01, 2017 - 3:50 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has been condemned and sanctioned for its nuclear ambitions, yet has still received food, fuel and other aid from its neighbors and adversaries for decades. How does the small, isolated country keep getting what it wants and needs? Some put its success down to...
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