USGS: Largest oil deposit ever found in USA discovered in Texas

Alongside the crude, the USGS estimates the Midland Basin Wolfcamp holds 16 trillion cubic feet of associated natural gas and 1.6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids. "We think the potential is there for the future, and it's not going to be realized overnight", he said. This estimate is for continuous (unconventional) oil, and consists of undiscovered, technically recoverable resources.

Holy Year of Mercy ends as Cardinal Cupich begins new role

Holy Year of Mercy ends as Cardinal Cupich begins new role

Francis celebrated the Mass for the close of the Holy Year in St. Peter's Square, in the presence of numerous world's cardinals who had been on hand Saturday for a consistory in which 17 new cardinals were created. In January Tobin will become archbishop of Newark, New Jersey, while Pence will be installed as U.S. vice-president. "The pope teaches", he said. Do you ever have any question about anything you wish to ask and get answer? Papua New Guinea, in Oceania, is threatened by climate ...

Asian shares mixed, Nikkei up as Yellen remarks lift dollar

The Dow Jones industrial average slid 14 points, or 0.1 percent, to 18,890 as of 9:48 a.m. The Standard & Poor's 500 index held steady at 2,186. The Nasdaq composite touched a record high early on, but turned lower and gave up 12.46 points, or 0.2 percent, to 5,321.51.

Steve Bannon: 'Darkness is good'

Building - bridges, highways, whatever - will be at the heart of Trump and Bannon's White House plans, with team Trump not shy about pushing up spending as long as it creates American jobs. Last week, Donald Trump named the former Breitbart chairman and alleged anti-Semite as his chief White House strategist. "Thus, it would into enter their heads to tell a great lie, and they would not believe that others could tell such an infamous lie; indeed, the y will doubt and hesitate; even after ...

Blackhawks rally from 3 down in 3rd, beat Canucks in OT

Blackhawks rally from 3 down in 3rd, beat Canucks in OT

It was Marian Hossa - who else? - who scored the game-winner after a breathless overtime that saw Jonathan Toews' apparent victor overturned because the play was offside. Their 30th ranked power play failed to score on five chances against the 30th ranked Chicago penalty kill - while the 28th ranked penalty kill gave up a goal on its only chance.

Local Muslims express concerns about Flynn being tabbed as NSA director

McCaw said that Sessions' appointment would "signal a departure from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation characterizing acts of violent ideologically motivated terrorism purported by individuals who identify as Muslim as now being Islamic extremism".