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Best Debate Tweets: Presidential Edition

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Let’s start with the basics. This presidential election this year has heated up to an inferno, and tonight’s debate is only a taste of what we’ll likely see in the next several weeks until election night. Topics like taxes, the national debt, ISIS and gun control were covered, as one candidate tried to edge words in among the other. Most ...

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Trump addresses energy policy at North Dakota oil expo

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Donald Trump’s speech on energy policy electrified the crowd Thursday at the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck, North Dakota. Trump’s message was simple: America first. “America’s incredible energy potential remains untapped,” Trump said. “Under my presidency, we’ll accomplish a complete American energy independence.” In front of about 7,000 people, Trump outlined an energy plan that promotes oil, natural gas ...

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Senate approves $37.5B measure to fund energy, water

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday approved a $37.5 billion measure to fund energy and water programs next year, the first of the 12 spending bills lawmakers must approve to keep the government operating. On a vote of 90-8, senators backed the legislation that would fund the Energy Department as well as infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army ...

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Stocks decline broadly in early trading in US

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U.S. stocks edged broadly lower in early trading Wednesday as lower prices for oil and metals weighed on mining and energy companies. Investors were poring over the latest batch of company earnings news, including disappointing results from Nike. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 18 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,564 as of 10:16 a.m. Eastern Time. The ...

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Attackers fire rockets at gas facility in Algerian Sahara

Attackers fire rockets at gas facility in Algerian Sahara

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Unknown attackers fired rockets at a gas facility in the Sahara Desert in Algeria on Friday, energy groups Statoil and BP said. There were no immediate reports of injuries. A local official in Algeria said the assailants fired homemade rocket launchers around 6 a.m. at the Krechba gas facility, jointly operated with Norway-based Statoil and Britain-based ...

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Energy stocks rise, oil reaches highest price this year

Energy stocks rise, oil reaches highest price this year

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved little in Thursday morning trading. Drug company stocks continued to slump, pulling health care companies lower. Energy and mining company stocks rose as the price of oil, gold and silver climbed. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average rose 27 points, or 0.2 percent, to 17,352 as of 10:05 a.m. Eastern time. The ...

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