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  • Possible tornadoes, large hail forecast in the south

    More than 15 million Americans face the threat of a severe thunderstorm capable of producing tornadoes.

  • Starbucks Sausage and Cheddar Breakfast Sandwich

    Breakfast sandwiches at Starbucks in Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma have been recalled on listeria concerns, NBC News reports.

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, March 7- Oklahoma's oil and gas regulator released an expanded plan on Monday that will curtail wastewater injection volumes and well depth to deal with the state's increasingly frequent earthquakes. The Oklahoma Corporation Commission's new plan about doubles the amount of land covered under a previous plan released in February to help...

  • *PIRA says OPEC seeks $50/ barrel for oil near-term. NEW YORK, March 7- Global oil markets jumped more than 5 percent on Monday, with Brent hitting a 2016 peak above $40 a barrel, after Ecuador said it was holding a meeting of Latin American crude producers as OPEC sought a higher anchor price for oil. Ecuador's Foreign Minister Guillaume Long said his government will...

  • *PIRA says OPEC seeks $50/ barrel for oil near-term. NEW YORK, March 7- Brent crude rose on Monday, hitting a 2016 peak above $40 a barrel as producers sought a new anchor price for oil after a selloff that has lasted nearly two years, although some analysts warned the global glut is still big. Monday's gains were helped by data showing a smaller-than-expected build in...

  • March 7- Oil prices rallied again on Monday, with Brent hitting this year's high of $40 a barrel, after intelligence firm Genscape reported a smaller build in stockpiles at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures, traders who saw the data said. The front-month in Brent, the global crude benchmark, was up $1.20 at $39.92 by 10:19 a.m EST.

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    Life and "key man" insurance policies have special rules regarding suicide.

  • WASHINGTON, March 4- The U.S. Justice Department has filed a motion to dismiss a criminal indictment against former Chesapeake Energy Corp Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon, who died in a car crash on Wednesday, one day after he was charged with breaking antitrust laws. In the motion to dismiss on Thursday, the Justice Department said it would "best meet the...

  • *New builds take Cushing stocks to 68.7 mln bbls- Genscape data. *U.S. govt had earlier reported 66.3 mln bbls record for Cushing. NEW YORK, March 3- Oil's rally lost steam on Thursday after three straight days of gains as growing record U.S. stockpiles countered OPEC plans for a production freeze, with some analysts saying the market has risen too much, too fast from 12-...

  • Nomac Drilling floorman steadies a section of drill pipe and cleans the connection during natural-gas drilling operations for Chesapeake Energy in Bradford County, Pennsylvania.

    Natural gas is the cheapest it's been in nearly two decades, and it could get even cheaper, thanks to U.S. shale drillers.

  • NEW YORK, March 3- Oil prices were largely steady in volatile trade on Thursday as growing record U.S. stockpiles muted a three-day rally inspired by OPEC plans for a production freeze, strengthening analysts' arguments the market has risen too much, too fast from 12- year lows. Brent futures, the global benchmark for crude, were down 1 cent at $36.92 a barrel by...

  • Aubrey McClendon, former chairman and chief executive officer of Chesapeake Energy.

    It's not clear if the alleged co-conspirator of the former Chesapeake Energy CEO will now be prosecuted.

  • Chesapeake Energy Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon, co-owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder, cheers during Game 1 of the NBA basketball finals against the Miami Heat in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, June 12, 2012.

    McClendon's business dealings are still under question, but Oklahomans are showing an outpouring of gratitude for his accomplishments.

  • OKLAHOMA CITY, March 2- Aubrey McClendon, the co-founder of Chesapeake Energy Corp who led it to become one of the world's biggest natural gas producers before he was tarred by federal anti-trust charges, died on Wednesday in a car accident in Oklahoma City, police said. He went on to start American Energy Partners, and with the help of private equity funds, made huge...

  • HOUSTON, March 2- Aubrey McClendon, the co-founder of Chesapeake Energy Corp who led it to become one of the world's biggest natural gas producers before he was tarred by federal anti-trust charges, died on Wednesday in a car accident in Oklahoma City, police said. He went on to start American Energy Partners, and with the help of private equity funds, made huge bets...

  • March 2- Former Chesapeake Energy Chief Executive Officer Aubrey McClendon died in a car accident in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, police said, one day after he was charged with conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and natural gas leases.

  • March 2- Former Chesapeake Energy Corp Chief Executive Aubrey McClendon has died in a car accident, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing Oklahoma City police. McClendon was charged on Tuesday with conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and natural gas leases in Oklahoma, the Justice Department said. McClendon drove into a wall, causing a fatal crash, CNBC tweeted.

  • DOJ charges McClendon with conspiring to rig bids

    Greg Zuckerman, The Wall Street Journal, discusses the Justice Department's charges against former Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon with conspiring to rig bids to buy oil and gas leases in Oklahoma.

  • Former Chesapeake CEO indicted on conspiracy charges

    Aubrey McClendon was indicted on federal charges of conspiring to rig bids for oil and natural gas leases.

  • Republicans x Democrats

    Donald Trump is the projected winner of GOP primaries in six states, and the apparent winner of another, according to NBC News.