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Dakota Pipeline Protesters Stay Near Camp After Days of Tensions

Dakota Pipeline Protesters Stay Near Camp After Days of Tensions

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has been protesting the Dakota Access pipeline for months. The organization will also call on the Department of Justice to investigate police practices. 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.


Alabama pipeline blast sparks worries about South gas prices

Alabama pipeline blast sparks worries about South gas prices

The gasoline explosion was reported on Monday in Shelby County, Ala ., the same county where Colonial reported a gasoline leak in September. The gas leak in September resulted in a temporary shutdown and brief gasoline shortages in Georgia, Tennessee and the Carolinas.


Senate panel sets hearing on AT&T-Time Warner merger

Senate panel sets hearing on AT&T-Time Warner merger

Originally scheduled for release on October 25, the third-quarter results were also announced on October 22, just after the Time Warner deal was revealed. Granted, investors might be wary of the trajectory of AT&T's stock price, now linked to Time Warner's due to the stock component of its offer. Already, politicians, other media companies, and consumer groups are lining up in opposition.


Israel recalls UNESCO ambassador in protest at Jerusalem resolutions

Israel recalls UNESCO ambassador in protest at Jerusalem resolutions

Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi last week described the resolution as "incomprehensible and unacceptable", and said his officials should have voted against it instead of abstaining. Lebanon and Tunisia submitted the resolution on behalf of Jordan and the Palestinians, who are not among the 21 member states of UNESCO. Although Israel says it protects sites holy to all religions, the Palestinians have accused Israel of trying to "Judaize" the Old City through archaeological digs and ...


Trump sticks to attacks, insults, hoping to overtake Clinton

Trump sticks to attacks, insults, hoping to overtake Clinton

Unaffiliated voters present a big unknown, though analysts believe they trend Democratic since a large number are from urban areas. Though data is not available, Clinton is enjoying an edge in states like Ohio , Arizona, Texas and Georgia.


MI5 head warns Russian Federation is being

MI5 head warns Russian Federation is being "increasingly aggressive" to the west

U.K. Chancellor Phillip Hammond announced Tuesday a $2.3 billion boost in the country's cyber security defenses, coinciding with Parker's warnings about Russian Federation. Mr Parker also warned about the threat posed by home-grown terrorists. "The threat level is severe and that means likely", Mr Parker told the Guardian .