Oil and gas industry

In this March 20, 2017 photo released by Mahaska County Sheriff's Office, burned damage on the pipeline at an above-ground safety valve site southeast of Des Moines near Oskaloosa, Iowa is seen. Authorities in South Dakota and Iowa on Tuesday confirmed incidents of vandalism against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in which someone burned a hole through an empty section of pipe. (Mahaska County Sheriff's Office via AP)
March 22, 2017 - 7:49 am
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported "recent coordinated physical attacks" on the much-protested line, just as it's almost ready to carry oil. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners didn't give details, but experts say Dakota Access and the rest of the nearly...
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In this March 20, 2017 photo released by Mahaska County Sheriff's Office, burned damage on the pipeline at an above-ground safety valve site southeast of Des Moines near Oskaloosa, Iowa is seen. Authorities in South Dakota and Iowa on Tuesday confirmed incidents of vandalism against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in which someone burned a hole through an empty section of pipe. (Mahaska County Sheriff's Office via AP)
March 21, 2017 - 10:56 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported "recent coordinated physical attacks" on the much-protested line, just as it's almost ready to carry oil. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners didn't give details, but experts say Dakota Access and the rest of the nearly...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, a cargo is loaded onto a freight vessel at the pier of a container terminal in Tokyo. Japan reports it logged its biggest monthly trade surplus since 2010 in February, as exports to China surged by 28 percent. Preliminary customs data released Wednesday, March 22 show overall exports rose 11 percent and imports edged up 1 percent. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
March 21, 2017 - 10:02 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Japan logged its biggest monthly trade surplus since 2010 in February, as exports to China surged by 28 percent from a year earlier. Preliminary customs data released Wednesday show overall exports rose 11 percent to 6.35 trillion yen ($56 billion) and imports edged up 1 percent to 5.5...
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In this March 20, 2017 photo released by Mahaska County Sheriff's Office, burned damage on the pipeline at an above-ground safety valve site southeast of Des Moines near Oskaloosa, Iowa is seen. Authorities in South Dakota and Iowa on Tuesday confirmed incidents of vandalism against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in which someone burned a hole through an empty section of pipe. (Mahaska County Sheriff's Office via AP)
March 21, 2017 - 5:56 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The developer of the Dakota Access pipeline has reported "recent coordinated physical attacks" on the much-protested line, just as it's almost ready to carry oil. Texas-based Energy Transfer Partners didn't give details, but experts say Dakota Access and the rest of the nearly...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017, aerial file photo shows the site where the final phase of the Dakota Access pipeline will take place with boring equipment routing the pipeline underground and across Lake Oahe to connect with the existing pipeline in Emmons County near Cannon Ball, N.D. Environmental activists who tried to disrupt some oil pipeline operations in four states to protest the pipeline say they aren't responsible for any recent attacks on that pipeline. Dakota Access developer Energy Transfer Partners said in court documents Monday, March 20, 2017, that there have been "coordinated physical attacks" along the $3.8 billion pipeline that will carry oil from North Dakota to Illinois. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)
March 21, 2017 - 3:10 pm
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Authorities in South Dakota and Iowa on Tuesday confirmed incidents of vandalism against the Dakota Access oil pipeline in which someone burned a hole through an empty section of pipe. Texas-based pipeline developer Energy Transfer Partners said in court documents Monday that...
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People walk past an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Asian shares were mixed in lackluster trading on Tuesday, as markets searched for a dominant theme, weighing currency fluctuations, signs of growing protectionism and other uncertainties. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 21, 2017 - 8:13 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose and the dollar weakened on Tuesday as crude oil prices recovered following recent heavy losses. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 added 0.4 percent to 5,033 and Germany's DAX gained 0.1 percent to 12,068. Britain's FTSE 100 edged 0.1 percent lower to 7,422. U.S...
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March 21, 2017 - 2:59 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL GOP leaders propose health bill changes to help older people WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans hunting votes for their health care overhaul are proposing amendments aimed at providing more help for older people, curbing Medicaid and accelerating the repeal of some tax...
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March 21, 2017 - 1:59 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL NEW: GOP leaders propose health bill changes to help older people WASHINGTON (AP) — Top House Republicans hunting votes for their health care overhaul are proposing amendments aimed at providing more help for older people, curbing Medicaid and accelerating the repeal of...
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March 21, 2017 - 12:52 am
TV-FOX-NAPOLITANO NEW: Fox pulls Napolitano from air after Trump report NEW YORK (AP) — A Fox News Channel legal analyst cited by President Donald Trump and his spokesman for claiming that British intelligence helped former President Barack Obama spy on Trump won't be in front of Fox cameras in the...
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March 20, 2017 - 11:36 pm
AIRPLANE SECURITY-LAPTOPS Ban aimed at electronics in cabins of some US-bound flights WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and most other electronics in carry-on luggage...
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