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Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from US company

May. 22, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

Saudi Arabia's state owned oil company will begin buying liquid natural gas from a U.S. company under a 20 year agreement. Saudi Aramco said Wednesday it would buy 5 million tons of liquid natural gas per year from Sempra Energy, based in San Diego. Aramco will make a 25% equity investment in an LNG export...

Texas man accused of abducting girl, 8, faces federal charge

May. 22, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A man accused of abducting an 8-year-old Texas girl as she was taking a walk with her mother has been charged in federal court with kidnapping. Prosecutors say 51-year-old Michael Webb appeared in federal court in Fort Worth on Tuesday for an initial hearing and that he'll remain...

Lawyer: Police shot Texas woman in stomach, chest and face.

May. 22, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A lawyer for the victim's family says a private autopsy shows a police officer shot a Houston-area woman in the stomach, chest and face. Attorney Ben Crump presented the autopsy report Wednesday. Pamela Turner's family has been pressing to hold Baytown police accountable for the killing that...

Alabama prison inmate indicted in 1974 Texas officer slaying

May. 22, 2019 1:20 PM EDT

ALICE, Texas (AP) — An Alabama inmate serving a life sentence for robbery has been indicted in the 1974 fatal shooting of a Texas police officer. Prosecutors joined police in Alice, Texas, on Tuesday to announce the May 10 indictment of Roberto Lopez on a capital murder count. Officer Matthew Murphy was...

Small business cultures need to evolve along with work force

May. 22, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Meloney Perry once worked at a traditional big law firm with a formal, corporate atmosphere, and knew she wanted a different culture at her own firm. "I learned the 'old school' way, but it's changed," says Perry, founder of Perry Law in Dallas. "Nowadays, with the employees coming in...

Southwest Airlines mechanics approve contract, 20% raise

May. 22, 2019 1:10 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines mechanics have approved a five-year contract that adds up to a 20% raise. Dallas-based Southwest on Tuesday announced the tentative agreement with about 2,400 workers represented by the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association. Both sides in March announced they'd reached a...

Saudi Aramco to buy liquid natural gas from US company

May. 22, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

Saudi Aramco will begin buying liquid natural gas from a U.S. company under a 20 year agreement. Saudi Arabia's state owned oil company said Wednesday it would buy 5 million tons of liquid natural gas per year from Sempra Energy, based in San Diego. Aramco will make a 25% equity investment in an LNG export...

Verlander has season-best 12 Ks in 5-1 win over White Sox

May. 22, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — As Houston's Justin Verlander flirted with a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox, he took a moment to scan the seats behind home plate to see whether childhood idol Nolan Ryan, who threw a record seven no-hitters, was watching from his usual seat behind the plate. After throwing two...

Stater Lynn, closer Kelley lead Rangers past Mariners 5-3

May. 22, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Gutty pitching performances came in different sizes for the Texas Rangers in their 5-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Lance Lynn allowed two runs over seven innings and Shawn Kelley earned the save hours after learning that two lumps removed from his throat last...

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died

May. 22, 2019 12:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it would...