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Oklahoma AG calls company 'kingpin' in state's opioid crisis

Jul. 15, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson was a "kingpin" company that helped fuel the most devastating public health crisis in Oklahoma history, the state attorney general argued Monday during the close of his case against the opioid drug manufacturer. Mike Hunter said the New...

The Latest: California home gas blast kills 1, injures 15

Jul. 15, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on an explosion that destroyed a home in Southern California (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Authorities say a gas explosion that destroyed a Southern California home has killed one person and injured more than a dozen others. The explosion occurred shortly after noon Monday...

EU slaps sanctions on Turkey over gas drilling off Cyprus

Jul. 15, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers on Monday turned up the pressure on Turkey after approving an initial batch of sanctions against the country over its drilling for gas in waters where EU member Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. The ministers said in a statement that in light of Turkey's...

Priest donates to miners affected by Blackjewel bankruptcy

Jul. 15, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

HARLAN, Ky. (AP) — A priest in Kentucky has given more than $20,000 to miners who are struggling to pay bills after the coal company they work for has filed for bankruptcy protection. News outlets report people crowded Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Harlan on Monday as Father Jim Sichko signed checks for...

European Union foreign ministers have approved sanctions on Turkey for its 'illegal' gas drilling off Cyprus

Jul. 15, 2019 5:39 PM EDT
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers have approved sanctions on Turkey for its 'illegal' gas drilling off Cyprus.

Circor and Callon fall while Galapagos, Omnicell rise

Jul. 15, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Monday: Galapagos NV, up $25.01 to $170.76 Drug developer Gilead Sciences is investing $5 billion in the biotechnology company. Callon Petroleum Co., down $1.02 to $5.38 The oil and gas company is buying Carrizo Oil & Gas for $3.2...

Pipe spills oilfield wastewater in Missouri River tributary

Jul. 15, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Cleanup is underway after 21,000 gallons of brine oilfield wastewater leaked from an underground pipeline in western North Dakota and into an unnamed tributary of the Missouri River, the state Health Department said Monday. State environmental scientist Bill Suess said the pipeline...

Cloud Peak Energy hires laid-off miners from Blackjewel

Jul. 15, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Dozens of coal miners who were put out of work by Blackjewel's bankruptcy have been hired by another bankrupt mining company in Wyoming, company officials said. Cloud Peak Energy officials said about 60 former Blackjewel LLC employees will start work Tuesday at its Cordero Rojo and...

Massachusetts gas prices inch up a penny

Jul. 15, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The average cost of a gallon of gasoline in Massachusetts has crept up a penny. AAA Northeast reported Monday that self-serve, regular inched up to an average of $2.70 per gallon in the past week. The Massachusetts price is 9 cents lower than the national average for the same grade and 13...

Duluth pursuing study of toxic chemical after refinery blast

Jul. 15, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — City leaders in Duluth, Minnesota, are taking steps to ensure that residents will be safe following the upcoming reconstruction of a refinery that exploded in neighboring Superior, Wisconsin. The Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior was rocked last April by a huge blast and fire. The...