Energy Dept. backs LNG export plan
WASHINGTON — The Energy Department on Friday conditionally approved a Texas company’s proposal to export liquefied natural gas, only the second such project allowed to move forward amid a production boom that has led to glut of domestic ...
Victims: Marines didn’t safeguard supply
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — A simple test could have alerted officials that the drinking water at Camp Lejeune was contaminated, long before authorities determined that as many as a million Marines and their families were exposed to a witch’s ...
Official: Broken rail eyed in Conn. train crash
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The commuter train derailment and collision that left dozens injured outside New York City was not the result of foul play, officials said Saturday, but a fractured section of rail is being studied to determine if it is ...
Suspected U.S. drone kills militants in Yemen
SANAA, Yemen — A suspected U.S. drone strike killed four al-Qaida militants Saturday in a southern Yemeni province once overrun by the group, according to security officials....
Assad: Transition talks are internal matter
BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar Assad said in a newspaper interview Saturday that he won’t step down before elections and that the United States has no right to interfere in his country’s politics, raising new doubts about a U.S-Russian ...
Probe ignored most influential groups
WASHINGTON — There’s an irony in the Internal Revenue Service’s crackdown on conservative groups....
Falling yen to make Japan’s goods more affordable
Attention, bargain-hunters around the world: Japanese goods — from cars to televisions — are going on sale....
Ousted IRS chief apologizes
WASHINGTON — The ousted head of the Internal Revenue Service apologized to Congress on Friday for his agency’s tougher treatment of tea party and other conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status. He said they resulted from a misguided ...
Canada abuzz over crack video
TORONTO — A video purportedly of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack has caused an uproar in Canada. Ford on Friday called the allegations “ridiculous.” The video has not been released publicly, and there is no way to verify whether it ...
Jewelry stolen near film fest
PARIS — Thieves ripped a safe from the wall of a hotel room near the Cannes Film Festival and made off with around $1 million worth of jewelry, in a brazen late-night burglary just hours after the screening of a film about break-ins at the ...
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