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  • Algeria president's fourth term likely despite health, opposition

    Algeria president's fourth term likely despite  health, opposition
    Algeria’s longtime President Abdelaziz Bouteflika appears a shoo-in to win reelection during the national vote scheduled for April 17, despite concerns about his health and criticism of the government’s strict control. Bouteflika, who has...
  • This could be the right time for 'go-anywhere' mutual funds

    This could be the right time for 'go-anywhere' mutual funds
    Over the last six years, roaring bears and raging bulls both have had their turns to be right about financial markets. But investing success in the next market phase could be far more about pinpointing individual opportunities than riding a wave. This...
  • Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say

    Russia's 'oil sickness' erodes urgency for reform, critics say
    MOSCOW — It can take Moscow residents two hours in dense traffic to drive the first 10 miles on the highway to St. Petersburg, in the direction of their country cottages surrounded by lakes and birch groves. Then the road's real limitations become...
  • U.S.' top three oil suppliers see their share of market go up

    U.S.' top three oil suppliers see their share of market go up
    Although U.S. imports of crude oil are down overall, the share of oil from the nation's top three suppliers soared to its highest levels in four decades in 2013, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Canada, Saudi Arabia and Mexico...
  • Colombia facing oil pipeline attacks before presidential election

    Colombia facing oil pipeline attacks before presidential election
    BOGOTA, Colombia — Attacks by insurgents on Colombia's oil pipelines and labor force could intensify before May's presidential election and June's 50th anniversary of the founding of the country's largest rebel group, analysts said Friday. The...
  • Petroleum firm agrees to pay $5.15 billion to clean up waste

    Petroleum firm agrees to pay $5.15 billion to clean up waste
    The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday announced that Anadarko Petroleum Corp. had agreed to pay $5.15 billion to clean up hazardous substances dumped nationwide — including radioactive uranium waste across the Navajo Nation — in the...
  • U.S. trade deficit climbs to $42.3 billion in February

    U.S. trade deficit climbs to $42.3 billion in February
    The U.S. trade deficit climbed to the highest level in five months in February as demand for American exports fell while imports increased slightly. The deficit increased to $42.3 billion, which was 7.7% above the January imbalance of $39.3 billion, the...
  • U.S. energy imports hit two-decade low in 2013

    U.S. energy imports hit two-decade low in 2013
    With domestic oil and gas production on the rise, net U.S. energy imports plunged last year to its lowest level in two decades, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Advances in technologies such as hydraulic fracturing drove net...
  • PG&E faces possible $2.25-billion fine for role in fatal explosion

    PG&E faces possible $2.25-billion fine for role in fatal explosion
    SACRAMENTO — Pacific Gas & Electric Co., indicted by the federal government for criminal behavior stemming from a Bay Area natural gas explosion that killed eight people and destroyed 38 homes, still faces more trouble. In the next few months, PG&...
  • PG&E criminally charged in gas explosion that killed 8 people

    PG&E criminally charged in gas explosion that killed 8 people
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with federal felony counts related to a deadly gas explosion in San Bruno, Calif., in 2010. According to a statement from the U.S. attorney's office, a federal grand jury in San Francisco found...
  • PG&E indicted on a dozen felonies in explosion that killed 8

    PG&E indicted on a dozen felonies in explosion that killed 8
    Utility giant Pacific Gas & Electric Co. was indicted Tuesday on a dozen felony counts connected to the massive 2010 pipeline explosion that killed eight people and ravaged a San Bruno, Calif., neighborhood. The utility was charged with violating...