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    As Congress debates how to address the economic calamity we are facing, we have an unprecedented opportunity to put people to work addressing the climate crisis — and we should start by hiring laid-off oil and gas workers to help lead the way. The fact is, the U.S. oil and gas sector was in trouble...
    A 69-year-old great grandmother is suing The Walt Disney Company and the Orange County Sheriff for MILLIONS after she was arrested for possession of CBD oil in 2019. Hester Burkhalter is represented by Ben Crump, the same lawyer who is representing the family of George Floyd.  2 Hester Burkhalter, 69, was arrested for felony drug...
    CBS News is chronicling what has changed for the lives of Americans in 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Before oil prices collapsed earlier this year to record lows, crushed by an unprecedented and unexpected evaporation in demand, workers were flooding into southeastern New Mexico to man the state's booming oilfields. Over three months later, residents are...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) – A grandmother who was arrested for having CBD oil in her purse has filed a civil lawsuit against several entities including, The Walt Disney Co. and the Orange County Sheriff. Attorney Ben Crump said Hester Burkhalter, a 69-year-old woman, “was wrongfully arrested and taken into custody at Walt Disney World in Orlando,...
    A North Carolina great-grandmother is suing Disney World after she was arrested for having CBD oil in her bag at the park in a $18million lawsuit. Hester Burkhalter, 69, was arrested on April 15, 2019 when Disney security found a vial of cannabinoid oil, or CBD oil, in her purse when she handed it to...
    Sydney Kramer/INSIDER Advocates of the high-fat, low-carb ketogenic diets have warned against the health risks of vegetable and seed oils, claiming they're a "dirty" fuel source for the human body.  One keto influencer recently claimed vegetable oils are just as dangerous for health as "smoking two packs of cigarettes a day." But an...
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday reversed a judge’s order that shut down the Dakota Access pipeline pending a full environmental review. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sided with pipeline owner Energy Transfer to keep the oil flowing, saying a lower-court judge “did not make...
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska North Slope region produced more oil in July than it had since 2013. The area's final production averaged 477,896 barrels per day in July, the highest monthly figure since 497,300 barrels were pumped daily in July 2013, the Anchorage Daily News reported Wednesday. Roughly 466,000 barrels per day were...
    (CNN)Attorney Ben Crump has filed a civil lawsuit against several entities including, The Walt Disney Co. and the Orange County Sheriff, on behalf of Hester Burkhalter, a 69-year-old White woman from Hickory, North Carolina, and her family. Crump said she "was wrongfully arrested and taken into custody at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, for...
    A great-grandmother is reportedly suing Disney World after she was arrested for having CBD oil in her bag. GEORGIA MOM CAUGHT WITH GUNS IN DIAPER BAG AT DISNEY'S EPCOT, AUTHORITIES SAY Hester Burkhalter was visiting Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, Florida, with her with her two adopted children when she claims police officers were called...
    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday reversed a judge’s order that shut down the Dakota Access pipeline pending a full environmental review. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sided with pipeline owner Energy Transfer to keep the oil flowing, saying a lower-court judge “did not make...
    TC Energy, the Canadian company responsible for the Keystone XL pipeline, announced a deal with four unions on Wednesday for the project’s construction — defying former Vice President Joe Biden’s promise to cancel it. The Keystone XL pipeline would run from Canada’s oil sands in Alberta across the border and into Nebraska. From there, the oil...
    CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Workers closed Wyoming's last operating oil rig on Tuesday. It is just the second time since 1884 that the state has had zero gas rigs in operation, according to Pete Obermueller, the executive director of the Petroleum Association of Wyoming. “It is historic, but not in a great way,” Obermueller said....
    Washington (CNN)The Trump administration has approved the first-ever deal for an American firm to develop and modernize oil fields in northeast Syria under control of the US-backed Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces.The secretive contract, which has been in the works for more than a year and was signed in Syria last month, is expected to produce...
    A federal appeals court on Wednesday reversed a judge's prior order that had shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline pending a full environmental review. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sided with pipeline owner Energy Transfer to keep the oil flowing, saying a lower-court judge 'did not make the findings...
    The investigation into an explosion in the harbor of Lebanon’s port city of Beirut is focusing on how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate, a highly explosive chemical used in fertilizers, came to be stored at the facility for six years, and why nothing was done about it. The explosion Tuesday hit with the force of...
    FILE - In this October 2016 file photo, construction continues on the Dakota Access pipeline. A federal appeals court on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, reversed a judge’s order that shut down the Dakota Access pipeline pending a full environmental review. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit sided with pipeline owner...
    By Stefanie Eschenbacher MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A violent Mexican cartel that stole vast amounts of fuel from state energy company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) could operate for years because top government officials at the time looked the other way, a senior official from the current administration said. Authorities over the weekend captured gang leader Jose...
    The investigation into an explosion in the harbor of Lebanon's port city of Beirut is focusing on how 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate, a highly explosive chemical used in fertilizers, came to be stored at the facility for six years, and why nothing was done about it. The explosion Tuesday hit with the force of...
    NHL is back: Best of the Stanley Cup playoffs qualifying round 15 Best Appetizers at Costco You Can Serve Tonight Exxon Says 20% of Oil, Gas Reserves Threatened by Low Prices (Bloomberg) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. warned that low energy prices may wipe as much as one-fifth of its oil and natural gas reserves...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An oil and gas exploration company in Los Angeles has been charged with more than two dozen criminal counts after allegedly flouting a state order and failing to properly abandon its oil wells. Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer said Tuesday that Allenco Energy will not be allowed to continue allegedly...
    Benchmark U.S. crude oil for September delivery rose 49 cents to settle at $42.19 a barrel Wednesday. Brent crude oil for October delivery rose 74 cents to $45.17 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for September delivery rose 1 cent $1.22 a gallon. September heating oil was little changed at $1.26 a gallon. September natural gas was...
    Ammonium nitrate may have sparked the Beirut explosion. It happened in Texas, in 1947, too 2 organizations are working to revive NYCs Chinatown as it reels from the pandemic and racial stigma 20 stocks that investors hate but Wall Street loves as the S&P 500 nears a record high DEEP DIVE © Bloomberg All is...
    Oil belonging to Nicolás Maduro’s socialist regime in Venezuela washed up on the beaches of the country’s western Falcón state this weekend, causing potentially massive damage to the local ecosystem, according to satellite images. Satellite images uploaded to Twitter by the vessel-tracking service TankerTrackers.com showed the black slick off the coast of Falcón state, known...
    Global Hydraulic Fluids Market to Reach $21. 7 Billion by 2027. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Hydraulic Fluids estimated at US$19. 8 Billion in the year 2020, is projected to reach a revised size of US$21. New York, Aug. 05, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Global...
    In these times of shelter-in-place and mask-wearing, skincare is more important than ever! We’re more stressed, anxious, worried, and overwhelmed than normal. Plus, those masks really don’t help with skin irritation. Luckily, there is a relatively new plant-based, skincare agent to lend you a hand! Hemp oil! While hemp oil is definitely not a...
    WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s latest warning that China would destabilize the Middle East by deepening ties with U.S. foe Iran is raising questions about how far Beijing will go to boost its partner Tehran in an emerging deal that would heighten U.S.-China tensions.  “China’s entry into Iran will destabilize the Middle...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The city of Los Angeles is filing new charges in a long-running battle against the owner of an oil facility in South Los Angeles.City Attorney Mike Feuer told Eyewitness News that AllenCo is facing the charges because of the company's alleged disregard for protecting the health of its residential neighbors.The company's...
    Allenco Energy, which has operated a South Los Angeles drill site that spurred an outcry over nosebleeds and headaches suffered by neighbors, is facing criminal charges for allegedly flouting a state order and failing to properly abandon wells. The “charges show that we won’t allow Allenco to continue allegedly defying the law and disregarding its...
    Donald Trump assured Tuesday that Texas won't turn blue in November because he claims Democrats are 'against religion,' will destroy the oil industry there and take away Texans' guns. 'They're against oil and gas. They're against guns, and I guess they're against God,' Trump told Fox Business Network host Lou Dobbs during a phone-in interview...
    GALLUP, N.M. (AP) — An oil refinery that halted operations when the COVID-19 pandemic first hit New Mexico plans to permanently close by the end of this year. Albuquerque TV station KRQE reports Marathon Petroleum, which owns the oil refinery and employs about 220 people, told workers of the pending closure last Friday. A spokesperson...
    Virus updates: 13 nuns die in Michigan convent The incredible history of the drive-thru Isaias Bears Down on East Coast Oil Ports and Infrastructure (Bloomberg) -- Tropical Storm Isaias is driving up regional fuel prices and threatening critical oil infrastructure as it tears through the mid-Atlantic en route to the U.S. Northeast. The benchmark...
    Venezuelan socialist authorities reportedly arrested Deivis Pacheco on Monday for filming firemen in the country’s Trujillo state pushing along an ambulance that had run out of gasoline. Venezuela boasts the world’s second-largest oil reserves after the United States. Yet after two decades of socialist rule and the seizure of its major oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela,...
    Virus updates: 13 nuns die in Michigan convent Fast-food menu changes that outraged customers Exxon Seeking Dismissal of Massachusetts AG’s Climate Lawsuit (Bloomberg) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. will argue that a consumer and investor fraud lawsuit filed by the Massachusetts attorney general amounts to improper retaliation against the company over its views on climate...
    5 shot, 1 dead at Mulholland Drive mansion party in Los Angeles Amazon gets approval to buy 16% stake in UK food delivery firm Deliveroo Meet the Cult-Favorite Algae Face Oil Chrissy Teigen and More Celebs Swear By © Provided by Hello Giggles Courtesy of Mara This article originally appeared on InStyle.com by Eva...
    After spending his presidency denying climate change, placing coal and oil industry officials in top environmental jobs, and weakening dozens of public health and wildlife rules, President Donald Trump on Tuesday reversed course and signed a historic law to pump billions of dollars into long-neglected repairs and upgrades at America’s national parks. The measure, known...
    Addison Rae Easterling is a foul bleep. The 19-year-old TikTok star introduced on Tuesday that she has partnered with incubator firm Madeby Collective to launch her personal make-up model, ITEM Magnificence. The road will launch with six merchandise on August 11, together with eyeshadow, brightening powder, forehead definer, lip oil, a contour duo and...
    Addison Rae Easterling is a bad bleep. The 19-year-old TikTok star announced on Tuesday that she has partnered with incubator company Madeby Collective to launch her own makeup brand, ITEM Beauty. The line will launch with six products on August 11, including eyeshadow, brightening powder, brow definer, lip oil, a contour duo and mascara,...
    Are you getting bored with your vegetable dishes? If you are, maybe it’s because you are cooking the same vegetables the same way every time. We all know that we need to eat our vegetables because they are good for us, and our bodies need all those vitamins and minerals to be healthy. Besides our...
    London (CNN Business)BP is planning to slash oil and gas production and pour billions of dollars into clean energy as part of a major strategic overhaul unveiled on Tuesday alongside a huge second quarter loss and dividend cut. The London-based company said that it plans a 10-fold increase in annual low carbon investments to $5...
    MINSK (Reuters) - Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said on Tuesday his country's budget had been deprived of 1.5 billion Belarusian roubles ($700 million) due to oil disputes with Russia. Relations between Minsk and traditional ally Russia are strained. The two countries earlier this year failed to agree an oil supply contract. (Reporting by Andrei Makhovsky;...
    LONDON (AP) — BP plc said Tuesday it plans to slash dividends as the global oil company prepares for declining sales of fossil fuels by boosting investment in alternative energy projects. London-based BP said it will increase spending on low-carbon technology, including renewable energy projects, 10-fold to $5 billion a year over the next decade....
    (Bloomberg Opinion) — When Mustafa al-Kadhimi became Iraq’s prime minister on May 7, after five months of political deadlock in Baghdad, I argued his best chance of success was to fail fast. The only way to clean the Augean stables of Iraqi politics was with the strong broom of a popular mandate — and that...
    London, Aug 4 (EFE) .- The oil company BP reported on Tuesday that it registered semi-annual attributable losses of 21,213 million dollars (18,031 million euros) and halved the payment of dividends in the second quarter before the fall of oil demand due to the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic. In a statement sent to the...