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  1. HIV patients with undetectable virus unlikely to infect partnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Reuters

    When drugs for human immunodeficiency virus suppress the virus in the blood to very low levels, patients are unlikely to infect their partners during condomless sex, suggests a new study. After following nearly 900 heterosexual and gay couples for an average of 16 months, researchers found no evidence that uninfected partners became infected after condomless sex with an HIV-positive partner with viral suppression.


  2. PBF takes over Los Angeles-area Exxon refinery after setbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Reuters

    U.S. refiner PBF Energy took ownership on Friday of a Los Angeles-area refinery purchased from Exxon Mobil Corp for $537.5 million, clearing the way for it to focus on further North American acquisitions. The takeover of the Torrance, California facility makes PBF the fourth largest independent U.S. refiner and expands its footprint from coast to coast, a longtime goal of founder and former chairman Tom O'Malley, who retired at the end of June.


  3. UPDATE 1-3 workers injured as crane falls at Exxon Torrance, Calif. refineryRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Reuters

    Three workers were injured when a 300-ton crane tipped over and crashed to the ground on Monday morning at Exxon Mobil Corp's 149,500-barrel-per-day refinery in Torrance, California, a city official said on Monday. The crane was lifting equipment on a portion of the 100,000-bpd gasoline-producing fluidic catalytic cracking unit at the refinery, sources familiar with plant operations said.


  4. Three injured as crane falls at Exxon Torrance refinery: city officialRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Reuters

    Three workers were injured when a 300-ton crane tipped over at Exxon Mobil's 149,500 barrel per day refinery in Torrance, California, a city official said on Monday.


  5. Exxon says Torrance refinery taking precautionary measures from wildfireRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | Reuters

    Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday said it was taking precautionary measures to ensure safety of its personnel at its Torrance, California refinery following reports of a wildfire in a forestland north of Santa Barbara. Mandatory evacuations have been ordered for Refugio Canyon, Venadito Canyon and Las Flores Canyon, which includes an Exxon refinery, an Associated Press report quoted the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office.


  6. Handover of Exxon's Torrance refinery to PBF may slip by 1 month to Aug 1- sourcesRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | Reuters

    The handover of Exxon Mobil's 149,500 barrel per day Torrance, California refinery to PBF Energy may slip by a month to August 1 due to ongoing maintenance at the facility, sources familiar with the matter said on Monday. The refiner is still waiting for a fluid catalytic cracking unit compressor to return from repairs in Houston, one of the sources said.


  7. Clinton brother-in-law arrested for DUI in California: police, mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Reuters

    Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton's brother-in-law Roger was released from a southern California jail on Monday after he was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence, according to police and local media. Roger Clinton, 59, was released from Redondo Beach jail after posting a $15,000 bail, Redondo Beach police spokeswomen said in a phone interview. 1 comment

  8. Exxon Mobil shuts hydrocracker compressor at Torrance, California refineryRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | Reuters

    A hydrocracker compressor at Exxon Mobil's 149,500 barrel per day Torrance refinery near Los Angeles went down Tuesday morning, as source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday.


  9. Exxon has restarted hydrotreater at Torrance, CA refineryRead the original story

    May 31, 2016 | Reuters

    May 31 Exxon Mobil has restarted a hydrotreater at its 149,5000 barrel-per-day Torrance refinery near Los Angeles, according to source familiar with the situation.


  10. Spectre of gasoline, diesel glut reverses oil's gainsRead the original story

    May 9, 2016 | Reuters

    LONDON, May 9 A growing overhang of gasoline and diesel fuelled a sharp sell-off in oil futures on Monday that reversed a recent rally over the wildfires in the heart of Canada's oil sands region, traders and analysts said. The sell-off came amid warnings that supplies could outpace global demand even during the peak summer driving season that traditionally kicks in at the end of May. While crude oil supplies have significantly tightened in recent weeks due to outages linked to unrest in Libya, militant attacks in Nigeria, the fire in Canada and gradually slowing U.S. shale production, refineries have continued to run at full throttle in anticipation of rising demand.


  11. McGregor predicts quick knockout of DiazRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Reuters

    Outspoken Irishman Conor McGregor and American Nate Diaz engaged in a profanity-laced war of words on Wednesday that included allegations of steroid use ahead of their non-title fight at UFC 196. Diaz was named on Tuesday as a replacement for injured Brazilian UFC lightweight titleholder Rafael dos Anjos in the March 5 fight and McGregor was quick to offer a prediction.


  12. PBF eyes mid-March restart for gasoline unit at Torrance, Calif. refineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Reuters

    Feb 11 PBF Energy said on Thursday it expects start up activities on a crippled gasoline-producing unit at Exxon Mobil's Torrance refinery near Los Angeles, California, to begin in mid-March. The restart will pave the way for the independent refiner to complete its acquisition of the 149,500 barrel per day facility by the second quarter of this year.


  13. Los Angeles police report officer-involved shooting at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | Reuters

    Police in Los Angeles reported an officer-involved shooting at a hospital in Torrance, California, on Saturday, though there was no word on the circumstances of the shooting, any injuries, or where at the hospital it occurred. Los Angeles Police Department spokeswoman Jane Kim said the department was investigating the officer-involved shooting at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, but had no further information.


  14. Vapor cloud from Exxon refinery in California triggers alarmRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2015 | Reuters

    The unexplained release of a large vapor cloud on Friday from an Exxon Mobil Corp refinery near Los Angeles prompted authorities to sound public safety sirens, but no toxic fumes were detected and no one was hurt, a fire official said. The mishap was reported around sunset in Torrance, California, at a refinery that had been largely shut down since an explosion and fire at a processing unit on Feb. 18 injured four workers and destroyed emissions-controlling equipment.


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