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April 20, 2015 7:59 PM Uber Pairs Up With Marijuana Group to Offer 4/20 Discount for Stoners

The origins of "420" as an annual marijuana-related numeral are a little hazy, but that hasn't stopped stoners from using April, 20th as an excuse to smoke a little extra or recognize the day by attending one of many pot festivals or conventions. Getting to and from the festivities can become a little difficult and dangerous after smoking marijuana 9

April 20, 2015 7:55 PM 2 Ex-Inmates in Georgia Accused of Pennsylvania Jury Scam

Two former Georgia state prison inmates have been jailed on charges they phoned Pittsburgh-area residents and scammed six into wiring $990 each, supposedly to pay fines for missing jury duty. The Allegheny County sheriff's office expects more victims to emerge as it continues investigating suspects Antonio Jones and Taurus Thurmond. The men were in a Georgia 9

April 20, 2015 6:48 PM BP oil spill: Environmental groups comment on 5th anniversary of the spill

A variety of environmental and civic groups have issued statements on the fifth anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster and oil spill, outlining their continued concerns about the oil cleanup, the effects of oil on wildlife and plans for restoration of wildlife and habitat affected by the spill. Gulf South Rising has planned a march through 92

April 20, 2015 5:04 PM Five years after the spill: BP still leaking

BP faced a major crisis exactly five years ago. Today, the oil giant is still facing a crisis – just a different one. On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil right blew up – causing an oil spill to pollute the Gulf of Mexico for 87 days until being largely stopped. The spill is still considered the biggest oceanic oil spill and a national catastrophe 75

April 20, 2015 5:01 PM EU to charge Russia's Gazprom with market abuse: sources

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will launch a legal attack on Russian gas giant Gazprom (GAZP.MM) this week, ramping up tensions with Moscow, when antitrust agents will accuse it of overcharging buyers in eastern Europe, EU sources told Reuters on Monday. The state-controlled company, a vital supplier of energy to Europe despite frequent political 71

April 20, 2015 3:59 PM The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, 5 Years Later

Five years after the explosion of BP’s Deepwater Horizon rig that killed 11 people and triggered the greatest oil spill in U.S. history, the company is waiting for a federal court to decide just how much it will have to pay in fines for violating the Clear Water Act. After months of litigation, the final ruling is expected out this summer. It will set a penalty 15

April 20, 2015 3:58 PM EU to charge Russia’s Gazprom with market abuse

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will launch a legal attack on Russian gas giant Gazprom this week, ramping up tensions with Moscow, when antitrust agents will accuse it of overcharging buyers in eastern Europe, EU sources told Reuters on Monday. Russia’s state-controlled biggest company, a vital supplier of energy to Europe despite frequent 73

April 20, 2015 3:51 PM GOP lawmakers push to stop ATF from asking gun buyers about race

Congressional Republicans are pushing a bill to block the feds from forcing gun buyers to disclose their race in applications, saying the government should be "color blind" when it comes to the Second Amendment. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives -- ever since changing its background check policy in 2012 -- has had gun buyers answer 115

April 20, 2015 2:58 PM As Petrobras scandal spreads, economic toll mounts for Brazil

ITABORAÍ, Brazil (Reuters) - For the 20 men hanging on at the Pousada do Trabalhador, a 600-bed boarding house on the dusty outskirts of this boom town northeast of Rio de Janeiro, the dream that Brazil's oil wealth would bring a better life was over. Their jobs at Comperj, a $15-billion oil refinery being built here in Itaboraí by state-run energy giant 76

April 20, 2015 12:49 PM Women in Business Q&A: Deborah Dorsett, Director of Compliance, HNM Global Logistics

As the Director of Compliance & Business Development at HNM Global Logistics, Deborah Dorsett is responsible for the areas of trade compliance, compliance consulting, internal compliance audits and performance reviews, employee training and niche industry marketing and business development. One of the founding members of HNM Global Logistics, Deborah 13