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  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- The fallout over last week's shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its toll on the National Rifle Association's roster of corporate partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed marketing ties with the gun advocacy organzation. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, founded after 20 first-graders were shot and...

  • BILLINGS, Mont.— The Latest on a proposal to reorganize the Department of Interior and speed up permitting by the agency:. House Natural Resources Committee ranking Democrat Raul Grijalva of Arizona says Zinke's latest proposal would let "Big Oil" decide the department's future. Zinke told The Associated Press on Friday that his goal remains unchanged:...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- The fallout over this week's shooting rampage at a Florida high school started to take its toll on National Rifle Association's roster of corporate partners on Friday as a half dozen companies severed marketing ties with the gun advocacy organzation. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, founded after 20 first-graders were shot and...

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas increased by three rigs, New Mexico gained two and Colorado, Louisiana, North Dakota, Ohio and Wyoming each gained one. Oklahoma decreased by two rigs and Kansas, Pennsylvania and West Virginia each lost one. Alaska, Arkansas, California and Utah were unchanged.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- More than half a dozen U.S. companies have abruptly cut ties with the National Rifle Association as gun safety activists on Friday intensified calls for a boycott in the wake of last week's Florida high school massacre. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, founded after 20 first-graders were shot and killed at a school in Connecticut in...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 23- Half a dozen U.S. companies have cut ties with the National Rifle Association as gun safety activists on Friday intensified calls for a boycott in the wake of last week's Florida high school massacre. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, founded after 20 first-graders were shot and killed at a school in Connecticut in December 2012, sent...

  • Feb 23- Some of the biggest names in corporate America are coming under mounting pressure to cut ties with the National Rifle Association as gun safety activists on Friday intensified calls for a boycott in the wake of last week's Florida high school massacre. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, founded after the December 2012 school shooting in...

  • Feb 23- Some of the biggest names in corporate America are coming under mounting pressure to cut ties with the National Rifle Association as gun safety activists on Friday intensified calls for a boycott in the wake of last week's Florida high school massacre. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, founded after the December 2012 school shooting in...

  • District Judge William Orrick of the Northern District of California ordered the Interior Department to reinstate the Obama-era regulation aimed at restricting harmful methane emissions. Orrick said late Thursday the administration's delay is "untethered to evidence" and likely to cause "irreparable injury" to California, New Mexico and other states...

  • LONDON, Feb 20- Royal Dutch Shell will expand deepwater output and turn a profit from its shale production in coming years as both together will help the oil major cope with a world of low crude prices, the head of its oil and gas production said on Tuesday. Shell's deepwater production in Brazil, Nigeria, the Gulf of Mexico is much bigger and more profitable, but the...

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Oklahoma increased by five rigs, Alaska gained four and Pennsylvania increased by three. New Mexico decreased by three rigs; Louisiana, Ohio and West Virginia each lost two; and Colorado and North Dakota each decreased by one. Arkansas, California, Kansas, Texas, Utah and Wyoming were unchanged.

  • Drillers added seven oil rigs in the week to Feb. 16, bringing the total count up to 798, the highest level since. RIG-OL-USA- BHI> That was the first time since June that drillers added rigs for four consecutive weeks. That compares with averages of $50.85 in 2017 and $43.47 in 2016.

  • DENVER— Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is pressing ahead with a massive overhaul of his department, despite growing opposition to his proposal to move hundreds of public employees out of Washington and create a new organizational map that largely ignores state boundaries. The proposal would relocate many of the Interior Department's top decision-makers...

  • President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with county sheriffs during a listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on February 7, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Refugee resettlement agencies are preparing to shutter more than 20 offices across the U.S. and cut back operations in more than 40 others.

  • HOUSTON, Feb 13- U.S. oil producer Occidental Petroleum Corp posted a quarterly profit on Tuesday that met- but did not exceed- Wall Street's expectations, sending shares down in extended trading. Occidental posted fourth-quarter net income of $497 million, or 65 cents per share, compared with a net loss of $272 million, or 36 cents, in the year-ago period.

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump's infrastructure proposal:. The Interior Department has separately proposed $1.3 billion in the next budget year to address the maintenance backlog, which includes more than $11 billion for the National Park Service alone. President Donald Trump's infrastructure plan is receiving a frosty response from...

  • Hughes@ Feb 9- U.S. energy companies added 26 oil rigs this week, boosting the count to 791, its highest since April 2015, even as crude pulled back from three-year highs with drillers expecting higher prices for their output in 2018 than last year. RIG-OL-USA- BHI> More than half of those oil rigs were located in the Permian basin in west Texas and eastern New Mexico...

  • La Niña is characterized by unusually cold ocean temperatures in the equatorial Pacific Ocean and is linked with floods and droughts. The National Weather Service's Climate Prediction Center in its monthly forecast pegged the chance of so called ENSO-neutral conditions at about 55 percent during the March-May season. The Southwest typically sees...

  • Feb 1- Insys Therapeutics Inc's legal woes deepened on Thursday as New York's attorney general filed a lawsuit seeking at least $75 million from the company, which he said deceptively promoted a fentanyl-based cancer pain medicine for unsafe uses. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman alleged that the Chandler, Arizona- based drugmaker recklessly...

  • LONDON, Feb 1- U.S. crude oil production topped 10 million barrels per day in November, according to monthly estimates published by the Energy Information Administration on Wednesday. Most of that increase has come from onshore shale plays in Texas and North Dakota. Production from the lower 48 excluding the Gulf of Mexico hit almost 7.9 million bpd in November,...