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  • Oct 29- Native American leaders vowed on Saturday to protest through the winter against a North Dakota oil pipeline they say threatens water resources and sacred lands and are weighing lawsuits over police treatment of arrested protesters. "We're just working through some technical details as far as where the land is, and the type of land that can be used for...

  • Oct 28- A Native American tribe and other activists opposed to a multibillion-dollar oil pipeline project in North Dakota vowed on Friday to continue their fight through direct action, legal challenges and growing celebrity support, a day after police arrested 141 of their members. Some of the protesters set fire to roadblocks and threw rocks, bottles and...

  • Oct 28- A Native American tribe and other activists opposed to a multibillion-dollar oil pipeline project in North Dakota vowed on Friday to continue their fight through direct action, legal challenges and growing celebrity support, a day after police arrested 141 of their members. "They still have miles of construction to happen and that is miles of...

  • HOUSTON, Oct 28- U.S. refiner Phillips 66 expects a permit will be granted to build a controversial oil pipeline under the Missouri River near Native American land in North Dakota, Chief Executive Officer Greg Garland said on Friday. Justice and Interior Departments along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers halted construction under the Missouri in September...

  • Oct 28- U.S. oil drillers cut rigs this week for the first time since June, ending a 17- week recovery in the rig count, even as crude prices mostly held over $50 a barrel this month, the key level analysts said should lead to more drilling. RIG-OL-USA- BHI> That ended the longest streak of not cutting oil rigs since 2011 started after crude briefly climbed over $50 a...

  • HOUSTON, Oct 28- Construction is continuing on the Dakota Access Pipeline even as a dispute with Native Americans has blocked work on a section of the project, the chief executive of Phillips 66, which owns 25 percent of the project, said on Friday. CEO Greg Garland told analysts on a conference call that construction was continuing outside the area where the U.S....

  • Oct 27- Police arrested 141 Native Americans and other protesters in North Dakota in a tense standoff that spilled into Friday morning between law enforcement and demonstrators seeking to halt construction of a disputed oil pipeline. Police in riot gear used pepper spray and armored vehicles in an effort to disperse an estimated 330 protesters and clear a...

  • Oct 27- Police arrested 117 Native Americans and other protesters in North Dakota on Thursday in a tense standoff between law enforcement and demonstrators seeking to halt construction of a disputed oil pipeline. The arrests came as police moved to clear a camp on private property in the path of the proposed $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, according to...

  • Oct 27- Sixteen Native Americans and other protesters were arrested in North Dakota on Thursday in the latest clash between police and demonstrators seeking to halt construction of a disputed oil pipeline. The arrests came as police moved to clear a camp on private property in the path of the proposed $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline, according to the...

  • Authorities used pepper spray and fired bean bags at activists against a controversial North Dakota oil pipeline, NBC News reports.

  • Oct 27- Police in North Dakota began clearing a group of Native American and environmental protesters from an encampment near an oil pipeline construction site on Thursday in a move that could escalate tensions in a standoff that has lasted several months. The police moved in on the protesters camped on private property near the $3.8 billion Dakota Access...

  • Oct 27- Police in North Dakota began clearing a group of Native American and environmental protesters from an encampment near an oil pipeline construction site on Thursday in a move that could escalate tensions in a standoff that has lasted several months. The police moved in on the protesters camped on private property near the $3.8 billion Dakota Access...

  • Oct 27- The Federal Aviation Administration has banned aircraft from flying over an area in North Dakota where protesters are demonstrating against the construction of a $3.8 billion oil pipeline. The Temporary Flight Restriction, issued by the FAA on Wednesday, bars any aircraft other than those belonging to law enforcement from flying within a 4-...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 26- The credit quality of U.S. states is dropping as a result of flagging revenue growth, even as the national economy continues to expand, according to a report due on Wednesday from global investment management firm Conning Inc.. "The biggest driving factor is the reversal in state revenue growth that we've seen over the last six months," Managing...

  • Oct 24- A leak late on Sunday prompted Enterprise Products Partners to shut its Seaway Crude Pipeline system, the largest conduit for moving oil from the major storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma to Gulf coast refineries. News of the leak dragged U.S. crude prices lower on Monday on worries that shutting down the 850,000 barrel-per-day Seaway system would bottle up...

  • Oct 24- A leak late on Sunday prompted Enterprise Products Partners to shut its Seaway Crude Pipeline system, the largest conduit for moving oil from the major storage hub in Cushing, Oklahoma to Gulf coast refineries. News of the leak dragged U.S. crude prices lower on Monday on worries that shutting down the 850,000 barrel-per-day Seaway system would bottle up...

  • Oct 24- T-Mobile US Inc raised its forecast for customer additions for the year and Chief Executive John Legere said AT&T Inc's proposed plan to buy Time Warner Inc could help T-Mobile to carve out more market share. "I would say the great news is going to be further unfocused than they are now and the upside opportunity to continue to acquire businesses in the...

  • Oct 22- More than 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday after clashing with police near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff's department, which said pepper spray was used on some demonstrators. The 83 protesters were arrested near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline on numerous charges ranging from assault on a...

  • Oct 22- Around 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday for trespassing and rioting near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff's department, who said pepper spray was used on some demonstrators. Rob Keller, a spokesman for the Morton County Sheriff's Department said by telephone that the department responded early in the...

  • Oct 22- Around 80 protesters were arrested on Saturday for trespassing and rioting near a pipeline construction site in North Dakota, according to the local sheriff's department, who said pepper spray was used on some demonstrators. Rob Keller, a spokesman for the Morton County Sheriff's Department said by telephone that the department responded early in the...