Oil and gas industry

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2014, file photo, Chase Iron Eyes, an attorney and American Indian activist on the Standing Rock Reservation, is seen in Fort Yates, N.D. Iron Eyes, who is accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access pipeline says he'll seek to present a "necessity defense." That's justifying a crime by arguing it prevented a greater harm. Iron Eyes has pleaded not guilty to inciting a riot and criminal trespass. He could face more than five years in prison if convicted at trial in February 2018. (AP Photo/Kevin Cederstrom, File)
October 25, 2017 - 1:27 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An American Indian activist and former U.S. congressional candidate in North Dakota accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline says he'll seek to present a "necessity defense" — justifying a crime by arguing it prevented a greater harm...
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FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2014, file photo, Chase Iron Eyes, an attorney and American Indian activist on the Standing Rock Reservation, is seen in Fort Yates, N.D. Iron Eyes, who is accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access pipeline says he'll seek to present a "necessity defense." That's justifying a crime by arguing it prevented a greater harm. Iron Eyes has pleaded not guilty to inciting a riot and criminal trespass. He could face more than five years in prison if convicted at trial in February 2018. (AP Photo/Kevin Cederstrom, File)
October 24, 2017 - 5:52 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An American Indian activist and former U.S. congressional candidate in North Dakota accused of inciting a riot during protests against the Dakota Access pipeline says he'll seek to present a "necessity defense." That's justifying a crime by arguing it prevented a greater harm...
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The logo for 3M appears on a screen above the trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. Caterpillar and Post-it note maker 3M lead a rally in industrial companies, while banks are climbing along with interest rates.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
October 24, 2017 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar and Post-it note maker 3M led a rally in industrial companies Tuesday after they made strong third-quarter reports. Other U.S. stocks finished the day with smaller gains. Caterpillar and 3M both raised their forecasts for the rest...
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October 24, 2017 - 10:30 am
HENRIETTA, N.Y. (AP) — A runaway garbage truck has slammed into the front of a New York gift shop named A Beautiful Mess, causing extensive damage. Owner Jeri Flack says he received a call from police on Monday informing her that a garbage truck rolled away from a gas station in Henrietta, traveled...
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Saudi King Salman listens during a meeting of the Saudi-Iraqi Bilateral Coordination Council with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
October 24, 2017 - 5:45 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Tuesday opened a major investment conference aimed at shining a spotlight on the country's efforts to overhaul its economy and society after being jolted into action following a plunge in oil prices that threatened the kingdom's main source of revenue and...
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October 23, 2017 - 1:58 pm
CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline fell a nickel nationally over the past two weeks to $2.51. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that the drop comes as distribution systems continue to get back to normal following...
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This July 30, 2017 photo, shows an oil field controlled by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), in Rmeilan, Hassakeh province, northeast Syria. The SDF, with air support from the U.S.-led coalition, said Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 that they had captured the Al-Omar field, Syria’s largest oil field, from the Islamic State group, marking a major advance against the extremists and for now keeping the area out of the hands of pro-government forces. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
October 22, 2017 - 8:20 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition said allied fighters captured Syria's largest oil field from the Islamic State group on Sunday, marking a major advance against the extremists in an area coveted by pro-government forces. With IS in retreat, the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and the...
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October 21, 2017 - 4:13 pm
RENFROW, Okla. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey reports three small earthquakes have been recorded in northern Oklahoma. The most recent of the quakes recorded late Friday and early Saturday was a magnitude 2.5 at 11:03 a.m. Saturday near Renfrow, 103 miles (166 kilometers) north of Oklahoma City...
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FILE - This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes took a small step back from their record levels on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, as their momentum slowed following a torrid start to the year. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 20, 2017 - 11:42 am
U.S. stocks notched modest gains in morning trading Friday as investors cheered a crop of strong company earnings. Technology companies posted some of the biggest gains. Banks and bond yields jumped after the Senate passed a budget bill that eases the path toward passing tax cuts sought by the...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks from the chamber to his office during a long series of votes at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
October 19, 2017 - 9:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Trump, Congress and $4.1 trillion budget plan (all times EDT): 9 p.m. The Senate has moved a step closer to ending the longstanding ban on oil and gas exploration in Alaska's pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. As Republicans controlling the Senate...
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