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May 25, 2018 11:01 AM Pollution Worsens Around Shell Oil Spills in Nigeria

Ruptured pipeline spilled thousands of barrels of oil into the Niger Delta in 2008 LONDON—The environmental damage around the site of two Royal Dutch Shell PLC oil spills in Nigeria a decade ago has worsened significantly after years of delay to cleanup efforts, according to a report that the oil giant has been accused of trying to shield from public 64

May 15, 2018 3:45 AM Asian stocks fall in muted trading amid trade uncertainty

Asian stocks fall in muted trading amid trade uncertainty Asian shares were mostly lower in muted trading Tuesday amid continuing uncertainty over trade tensions between China and the U.S. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 is basically flat at 22,862.79 after morning trading. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.3 percent to 6,116.00. South Korea's 51

May 13, 2018 7:52 PM Washington’s Strict New Policy on Iran Could Test Ties With Allies

Sanctions relief for Tehran drew European powers and China—and they aren’t eager to reverse course and bend to Trump’s agenda WASHINGTON—The Trump administration’s decision last week to pull out of the nuclear deal with Iran will create an economic policy challenge for the U.S.: How does it enforce sanctions that the rest of the world no longer backs 66

May 9, 2018 1:53 PM Trump’s Iran Sanctions to Shake Up Global Oil Supply Lines

Companies that buy Iranian crude will likely need to find new supplies Washington’s decision to reinstate Iranian sanctions is likely to slowly cut off a chunk of the world’s crude supply—a shift that could redraw global supply lines and require Iran’s big customers to find alternative sources. The Trump administration’s move rattled oil markets, sending 55

May 9, 2018 7:17 AM Trump ignores European pleas and abandons 'defective' Iran nuclear deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday pulled the United States out of an international nuclear deal with Iran, raising the risk of conflict in the Middle East, upsetting European allies and casting uncertainty over global oil supplies. The 2015 agreement, worked out by the United States, five other world powers and Iran, lifted sanctions 81

April 26, 2018 8:00 PM Larry Nassar’s former Michigan State University boss faces new sexual misconduct allegations

Convicted sex offender Larry Nassar’s former boss William Strampel. Convicted sex offender Larry Nassar’s former boss allegedly used his office to solicit sex by preying on women he hired as models for practice pelvic exams. William Strampel, the former dean of Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was arrested last month on charges 669

April 23, 2018 5:01 AM Kuwait says overnight fire at onshore oil rig now contained

KUWAIT CITY – Kuwait's state-run oil company says it has contained a fire at an onshore oil rig in the country's southwestern oilfields. The Kuwait Oil Co. said early on Monday that a fire broke out while an emergency team responded to what it described as a "minor" leak at the al-Maqwa field. The company said the fire caused no injuries and production 66

March 14, 2018 4:49 PM Britain Expels 23 Russian Diplomats After Nerve Agent Attack

Britain is expelling 23 Russian diplomats after the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy — the single biggest such expulsion since the Cold War. Prime Minister Theresa May told the House of Commons on Wednesday that Russia has expressed “disdain” for Britain’s wish for an explanation into the attempted murder of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter 38

March 2, 2018 10:57 PM At U.N., China delays U.S. bid to blacklist ships, companies over North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - China delayed a U.S. request for a United Nations Security Council committee to blacklist 33 ships, 27 shipping companies, and a Taiwan man for violating international sanctions on North Korea, diplomats said on Friday. The United States submitted the request a week ago, a move it says is“aimed at shutting down North Korea’s 57

February 23, 2018 3:54 AM Asian stocks advance after Wall Street rebounds

Asian stocks advanced Friday after Wall Street rebounded from a two-day losing streak and Japanese inflation edged higher. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index gained 0.3 percent to 3,279.74 and Tokyo's Nikkei 225 advanced 0.4 percent to 21,814.31. Hong Kong's Hang Seng added 1.3 percent to 31,364.80 and Seoul's Kospi rose 1.1 percent to 2,441.40. Sydney's 131