Michael R. Bromwich, director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, said that Noble Energy had been granted permission to resume drilling in 6,500 feet of water off the coast of Louisiana. Work on the well was suspended, along with virtually all other drilling activity in water deeper than 5,000 [...]
Obama will support letting states opt out of health care law earlier
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Feb. 28 (Bloomberg) — AT&T Inc., the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier, will begin selling Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle electronic reader in its 2,200 stores next month, aiming to boost revenue by luring more users to its network.
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Google’s Gmail software finds fresh competition from Facebook and AOL.
Tens of thousands of Gmail users found themselves locked out of their accounts Sunday, a glitch Google engineers were still struggling to fix and fully understand Monday morning.
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The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 4.7 magnitude earthquake in the Greenbrier area at 11:00 p.m. Sunday.
Residents across northwest Arkansas and Oklahoma called the 40/29 newsroom and reported feeling the earthquake.
EARTHQUAKES IN THE STABLE CONTINENTAL REGION Most of North America east of the Rocky Mountains has infrequent earthquakes. Here and there earthquakes are more numerous, for example in the New Madrid seismic zone centered on southeastern Missouri, in the Charlevoix-Kamouraska seismic zone of [...]
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Breaking News…A magnitude 4.7 Earthquake just shook parts of Arkansas. The quake was roughly 4 miles from Guy and Greenbrier and 37 miles away from Little Rock.
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But the events unfolding in the Arab world, the epicenter of global oil production, are a sobering reminder that trading in oil, that mother of all commodities, is at heart a political game. Not since Iraq invaded Kuwait in 1990 have the politics of crude loomed so large. Like much of the Arab [...]
75 MPH winds are possible across North and Central Mississippi on Moday.
“I think its purpose was to be the underdog,” she tells the BBC, “which meant we got showered with so much love and affection. People are so sweet to the underdog, it’s a sweet place to be.”
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Premier Wen Jiabao, meanwhile, used a morning Internet chat to promise to purge senior officials who are corrupt and to rein in inflation and rising home prices, directly addressing some of the most common grievances of ordinary Chinese.
Since the January uprising in Tunisia spurred similar anti-government protests across the [...]
Envoy claims Libyans set up caretaker government
(AP) – 1 hour ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Libya’s top envoy to the U.S. claimed Saturday that opponents of Moammar Gadhafi’s regime are rallying behind efforts to establish an alternative government led by a former Libyan minister. He said the international community should back the movement.
World scrambles to evacuate thousands from Libya
By Matthew Xuereb (AFP) – 55 minutes ago
VALLETTA — Thousands of foreign workers were evacuated from Libya by air, land and sea in dramatic scenes on Saturday as fears of a civil war in the oil-rich North African state triggered a desperate exodus.
British military planes evacuated [...]
But in the last few months an older audience has made a startling reassertion of its multiplex power. “True Grit,” “The King’s Speech,” “The Fighter,” “Black Swan” — all movies in contention for a clutch of Oscars on Sunday — have all been surprise hits at the box office. [...]
NEW YORK—A federal appeals court upheld a ruling that allows for Starbucks Corp. to begin distribution of its branded packaged coffee next month, a business previously operated by Kraft Foods Inc.
Kraft was appealing an earlier ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, which denied its request to block [...]
Oil prices may rise from the highest levels in 29 months next week as violent clashes in Libya and tensions in other parts of the Middle East disrupt crude [...]