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And Rob Byers is out of a job.
Staff profile for Jeffrey Martini, Senior Middle East Researcher at the RAND Corporation.
The Friday move to impose sanctions marks one of the administration's most aggressive actions against Russia, including sanctions against several oligarchs with ties to Vladimir Putin.
A spokeswoman for the Air Force at the Pentagon confirmed the contract will be "a new and open competition."
The Thunderbolt continues to see duty around the world, and the Air Force says it wants to keep it in service into the 2030s.
Up until May, Chris Faulkner’s magazine covers and industry accolades hung from the walls of Breitling Energy’s corporate offices in downtown Dallas. They were part of an intensively planned media campaign to create the “Frack Master” persona that made Faulkner one of major network business news shows’ most called upon guests. But today, those walls lay bare, their emptiness calling attention to Faulkner’s sudden rise and spectacular fall from the oil and gas big leagues.
The EPA is moving ahead with plans to close agency facilities in Las Vegas, Nevada, according to the last written notice received by a few dozen employees affected by the decision.
The Prime Minister cited efforts by Russians to raise questions about the Foreign Affairs Minister’s maternal Ukrainian grandfather’s role as chief editor of a Nazi newspaper
As the world entertains scenarios of peak oil demand based on the rise of electric vehicles, many agencies are warning that the far greater threat of an oil supply crunch looms
Falling inventories and strong demand expectations combined with global outages could soon lead to higher oil prices
Thousands of US public school teachers from Oklahoma walked out of classrooms yesterday to protest huge cuts to state education funding. They're protesting what some call a "crisis" in the Oklahoma economy and political system, which stripped funding from school supplies and salaries while giving huge tax cuts to corporations. Oklahoma teachers say they have...
At Bloomberg, omniscience is a feature not a bug. The company's New York City skyscraper unfurls around its courtyard like a panopticon. Inside, the decor is punctuated at every turn with fish tanks. No one has an office to hide in, and the meeting rooms are enclosed in clear glass. Visit any of Bloomberg's 192 offices,...
NASA, NOAA, EPA and the Interior and Energy departments hope Congress will push back
Lawyers for Chevron in climate suit argue energy demand, not extraction, drives emissions
With at least two California nuclear power plants in earthquake zones, officials warily eye Japan's disaster
Perry has proposed FERC enact market-based incentives for coal and nuclear power plants.
Emails reviewed by The Times show that the tour company whose helicopter crashed into the East River was aware of concerns over their equipment.
San Fernando Valley residents gather for a meeting with regulators and Southern California Gas Co. officials over a natural gas leak.
Nearly half of Russia's revenue comes from oil and gas, and Moscow is still facing crippling sanctions over its actions in Crimea and Ukraine.
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce steps today that will roll back Obama-era fuel economy rules.
Senators agreed that the additional sanctions on Russia would also prohibit the president from being able to lift them without Congressional approval.
Some 53% of Venezuelans between 15 and 29 want to move abroad as economy is projected to shrink 15%
Once upon a time, we started subsidizing agriculture.
Lauren Bohn on the Presidential elections in Egypt this week, where President President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi effectively ran unchallenged.
The man had poured gasoline on himself in a gas station convenience store bathroom and used a lighter to set the fire as the officers surrounded him.
An Environmental Protection Agency lawyer says he wasn't provided the full facts when he ruled there was no ethics violation in Administrator Scott Pruitt's lease of a bargain-priced condo.
Owning a private jet might one day be a thing of the past for the ultra-wealthy.
EPA chief Scott Pruitt seemed immune from the Trump Cabinet chaos. No more. Scandal is erupting around him: first-class plane trips, a sweetheart apartment rental deal, big government payouts to his friends. The anti-regulatory crusader's days in the Trump administration may be numbered.
A day earlier, the president said we weren’t in a trade war with China.
The chief executive of the company leading the £9 billion development of Battersea Power Station has resigned after ten years on the project in order to “do other things”.Rob Tincknell said it had been a difficult decision to leave the “extraordinary project” and hand over control of the company t
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The White House has given mixed messages on EPA administrator Scott Pruitt’s fate.
Trump still thinks Pruitt has done "a fantastic job."
It’s his first public statement about the "hush money" his personal lawyer paid to a porn actress.
President Donald Trump said Thursday he still has confidence in his EPA chief, even as the agency is considering adding a review of Pruitt's lease arrangement amid other ethics probes.
The president also revisited his widely debunked claim that “millions” of people illegally cast ballots in elections.
But President Donald Trump expressed confidence in the embattled EPA chief, who is facing another possible inspector general probe.
This isn't just an economic fight; it's also political.
A brewing trade war between the United States and China is making Texas cattle ranchers nervous about potential tariffs on their beef exports.
An EPA watchdog's review did not determine whether administrator Scott Pruitt stuck to the terms of a controversial condo rental linked to an energy lobbyist.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is preparing to impose new sanctions on powerful Russian business and political figures under a law passed last year in response to alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
An attack on a shared data network forced four natural-gas pipeline operators to temporarily shut down computer communications with customers.
But the EPA chief is continuing to push Trump's deregulation agenda — and that may help him hang on, allies say.
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The praise for Chinese efforts signal a shift in tone for the president, who has critized Beijing for not doing enough on North Korea.
"As power is shifting away from the West toward Asia, the West’s ability to influence the agenda on a global scale is expected to be reduced," the latest NATO report found.
Both countries share land borders with Kim Jong Un's secretive state.
Across the Trump administration, former advocates for coal, banking and pesticides are now shaping government policy.
"North Dakota could do a whole lot better than Sen. Heidi Heitkamp," Vice President Mike Pence said at a private fundraiser for Rep. Kevin Cramer Tuesday.