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TransCanada to move materials, prep sites for Keystone XL

Jul. 13, 2018 6:57 PM EDT

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The Keystone XL oil pipeline developer said in a letter this week to a Native American tribal chairman that the company will start moving materials and preparing construction sites for the project in Montana and South Dakota. TransCanada Corp. said in the letter to Cheyenne River Sioux...

US expected to become world's top oil producer next year

Jul. 13, 2018 11:29 AM EDT

The U.S. has nosed ahead of Saudi Arabia and is on pace to surpass Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer for the first time in more than four decades. The latest forecast from the U.S. Energy Information Administration predicts that U.S. output will grow next year to 11.8 million barrels a day. "If...

Trump dishes up fresh dose of chaos aimed at May, Londoners

Jul. 12, 2018 9:06 PM EDT

BLENHEIM PALACE, England (AP) — Dishing up a fresh dose of chaos on his European tour, President Donald Trump left behind a contentious NATO gathering in Brussels and moved on to Britain, where a pomp-filled welcome ceremony was soon overshadowed by an interview in which Trump blasted Prime Minister...

The Latest: White House says Trump 'likes and respects' May

Jul. 12, 2018 8:58 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Europe (all times local): 2:55 a.m. The White House press secretary is offering reassurance that President Donald Trump "likes and respects" British Prime Minister Theresa May "very much" following an interview in which he said she was ruining...

The Latest: Ukraine's leader backs Trump on German gas deal

Jul. 12, 2018 4:17 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the NATO summit in Brussels (all times local): 9:35 p.m. The president of Ukraine says he agrees with U.S. President Donald Trump that a natural gas pipeline venture between Germany and Russia carries dangers. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Thursday on France 24 TV...

Trump's tough NATO talk plays well on eastern flank

Jul. 12, 2018 12:04 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — While President Donald Trump's hectoring at the NATO summit alarmed many in the West, his message was mostly embraced Thursday along the alliance's eastern flank — the region that feels most threatened by an assertive Russia. From Poland and the tiny Baltic states down to Romania,...

Kremlin says new gas pipeline to Germany will help stability

Jul. 12, 2018 7:24 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says a new prospective natural gas pipeline to Germany will help increase regional stability and strengthen ties between Russia and the West. U.S. President Donald Trump argued Wednesday that the new natural gas pipeline venture with Moscow has left German Chancellor Angela...

Trump rattles NATO, knocking its value, assailing Germany

Jul. 11, 2018 11:09 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Under fire for his warm embrace of Russia's Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump jolted the NATO summit Wednesday by turning a spotlight on Germany's ties to Russia and openly questioning the value of the military alliance that has defined American foreign policy for decades. Trump...

3 police killed in Mexican region plagued by oil theft

Jul. 11, 2018 10:13 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Armed assailants killed three police officers Wednesday in a region of eastern Mexico plagued by thefts of fuel from oil pipelines, authorities said. Police in the municipality of Tezonapa in Veracruz state said the local officers were hit by gunfire while riding in a patrol vehicle....

Woman gets prison for firing gun during pipeline protest

Jul. 11, 2018 9:24 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Denver woman accused of shooting at officers during protests in North Dakota against the Dakota Access oil pipeline was sentenced Wednesday to four years and nine months in federal prison. Red Fawn Fallis, 39, was accused of firing a handgun three times while resisting arrest on...