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  1. Trump's Termination of Iran Deal a Big Win for American BusinessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 10 | News Max

    Yesterday, President Donald Trump told the world why he was withdrawing from the Iran nuclear accord and the capital markets took notice. Oil went up, the dollar went up, and the stock market was unchanged.


  2. Civil Forfeiture Case Might Make the Gov't Less LarcenousRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | News Max

    After two years of stonewalling about its theft of Gerardo Serrano's 2014 Ford F-250 pickup truck, the government suddenly returned it. It sparkled from having been washed and detailed, bumper to bumper, and it had four new tires and a new battery.


  3. Shale Patch Makes Money, Renews Hiring and Readies More DrillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | News Max

    An upbeat shale patch, much to OPEC's dismay, is hiring and ready to drill for more oil as producers are comfortably making a profit. The vast majority of explorers surveyed for a Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas report released Wednesday said they could profitably drill a new well at current prices.


  4. ACLU Accuses US of Broadly Separating Immigrant FamiliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | News Max

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a class-action lawsuit Friday accusing the U.S. government of broadly separating immigrant families seeking asylum. The lawsuit follows action the ACLU took in the case of a Congolese woman and her 7-year-old daughter, who the group said was taken from her mother "screaming and crying" and placed in a Chicago facility.


  5. 10,000-Year Clock Is Passion of Jeff BezosRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | News Max

    A 10,000-year clock, a passion of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, is currently being constructed inside a West Texas mountain range with the aim of encouraging people to think about the distant future, or "long now," National Public Radio reported Thursday. The 500-foot-tall clock was the idea of Danny Hillis, who designed the clock to run with little maintenance and interruption, measuring time in years and centuries instead of seconds and minutes, NPR said.


  6. Texas Shale Challenges North Sea Crude as World Oil Price BenchmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | News Max

    Surging shale oil production in Texas and North Dakota is being felt on trading desks in Chicago, Houston and New York, where a brisk business in West Texas Intermediate crude futures is far outpacing contracts for London-based Brent crude. As the United States approaches a record 10.04 million barrels of daily production, trading volumes of so-called "WTI" futures exceeded volumes of Brent crude in 2017 by the largest margin in at least seven years.


  7. Exxon Plans to Invest More Than $50 Billion, Citing Tax CutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2018 | News Max

    Exxon Mobil Corp. is set to spend $50 billion over the next half decade in a return to the oil giant's spending habits before crude suffered its worst price rout in a generation. With oil prices now hovering above $65 a barrel in New York, Exxon Chief Executive Officer Darren Woods disclosed a program that includes the Permian Basin of West Texas and New Mexico, a hotbed of U.S. shale drilling where Exxon has been aggressively expanding for years.


  8. Dow Hits 26,000 for First Time as Trump Market Rally Makes HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | News Max

    The U.S. stocks jumped to records with the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossing 26,000 and S&P 500 Index surpassing 2,800, both for the first time, as Citigroup Inc. discussed possible significant investor payouts from the bank's windfall stemming from a major tax cut. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 198.99 points, or 0.77 percent, to 26,002.18.


  9. Nasdaq Closes Above 7,000 for First Time as Stocks Hit RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | News Max

    U.S. stocks rose to record highs, Treasuries tumbled and the dollar weakened against all of its G-10 peers in the first official day of trading in 2018. Technology shares led the rally and analyst upgrades fueled gains in consumer-discretionary companies.


  10. NYT: Political Battle Underlies Border Agent's Mysterious DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2017 | News Max

    It is still unclear how one border patrol agent in West Texas was killed last month and another seriously injured, yet President Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and the National Border Patrol Council have politicized the incident to call on additional security along the border, The New York Times reports. Culbertson County Sheriff Oscar Carrillo, one of the first responders on the scene, told local media the incident could have been an accident, but the FBI is pursuing a theory two undocumented illegal immigrants involved in smuggling people, drugs, or both into the U.S., assaulted the agents.


  11. Border Patrol Agent May Have FallenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2017 | News Max

    A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said Monday that the surviving agent who radioed in for help doesn't remember what happened. The official, who was briefed on the investigation but is not authorized to speak publicly and spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Rogelio Martinez was found at the bottom of a 14-foot culvert and that investigators believe he may have fallen.


  12. Pastor Jeffress: My Parishioners Armed, Would Take Down ShooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | News Max

    Pastor Robert Jeffress said Monday that many of the people in the congregation in his Dallas megachurch are armed when they attend services, and should a shooter attack, it would be the last thing that person would do. "If somebody tries that in our church, they may get one shot off or two shots off, but that's it," Jeffress, the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Dallas, which has approximately 12,000 members, told Fox News' "Fox & Friends" program.


  13. US Gasoline Prices Tumble as Harvey Subsides, Refineries ReopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2017 | News Max

    Benchmark U.S. gasoline prices slumped on Monday to pre-Hurricane Harvey levels as oil refineries and pipelines in the U.S. Gulf Coast slowly resumed activity, easing supply concerns. Brent crude oil futures were flat at $52.75 by 1340 GMT, paring earlier losses after a powerful North Korean nuclear test triggered a shift away from crude markets to assets perceived to be safer, such as gold.


  14. EPA Delayed Chemical Safety Rule After Industry ComplaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2017 | News Max

    The Trump administration delayed an Obama-era rule that would have tightened safety requirements for companies that store large quantities of dangerous chemicals such as the chemical plant near Houston that exploded early Thursday. The Environmental Protection Agency rule would have required chemical plants, including the now-destroyed Arkema Inc., plant outside Houston, to make public the types and quantities of chemicals stored on site.


  15. Gasoline Surges, Oil Steady as Harvey Shuts Texas RefineriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2017 | News Max

    Gasoline surged to the highest in two years and oil was steady as flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey inundated refining centers along the Texas coast, shutting more than 10 percent of U.S. fuel-making capacity. Gasoline futures jumped as much as 6.8 percent while oil held gains near $48.


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