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Natural gas golden age becomes golden bubble

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Nick Butler December 11, 2017 Experimental feature Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause Experimental feature or Give us your feedback Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback The “golden age of gas” has not turned ...

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In Franken’s wake, three senators call on President Trump to resign

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Multiple women have accused President Trump of sexual misconduct over the years. (Evan Vucci/AP) Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and two of his Democratic colleagues have suggested that President Trump should consider resigning, after a run of sexual-harassment scandals has driven out some members of Congress. Sen. Al Franken “felt it proper for him to resign,” Sanders said in an interview with ...

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Charlie Sheen Sues National Enquirer for Defamation (UPDATE)

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Charlie Sheen Sues National Enquirer for Defamation 12/8/2017 5:19 PM PST EXCLUSIVE 6:45 PM PT — Charlie tells TMZ, “In my nearly 35 years as a celebrated entertainer, I have been nothing shy of a forthright, noble and valiant courier of the truth. Consistently admitting and owning a laundry list of shortcomings, wrongdoings and indiscretions this traveler hath traveled — ...

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Calls for Twitch to police 'sexual streaming'

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Image copyright kovaciclea Image caption High-profile streamers are complaining about the way Twitch enforces its guidelines Scroll through the In Real Life (IRL) section of streaming site Twitch and you could be forgiven for thinking, now and then, that you have landed on a camgirl site. Scattered among the artists, cooks and professional eaters are a growing band of young ...

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European Court to Decide if Islamic Sharia Law Can Override a Nation's Civil Law

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Can Islamic religious sharia law override a country’s domestic law in Europe? That’s a question the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights is weighing. The Court heard a case this week that involves applying sharia law to a disagreement between citizens of Greece who are Muslims. The non-profit organization based in London, Christian Concern, intervened in the ...

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Russia ships first gas from $27bn Arctic project

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Henry Foy in Sabetta December 8, 2017 Experimental feature Listen to this article Play audio for this article Pause Experimental feature or Give us your feedback Thank you for your feedback. What do you think? I‘ll use it in the future I don‘t think I‘ll use it Please tell us why (optional) Send Feedback A landmark Russian Arctic gas project ...

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21 GOP governors write Congress urging completion of a tax bill. What about the other 13?

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President Trump and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) appear together in Milwaukee in June. Walker spearheaded a letter released Thursday from 21 GOP governors to congressional leaders, urging them to move forward on a tax bill. (Nicholas Kamm/AFP) With Congress closing in on a final tax cut bill, 21 Republican governors from across the country sent a letter Thursday to ...

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Stephen Belafonte Says Mel B's Breaking Their Divorce Deal, She Calls BS

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Stephen Belafonte Mel B’s Breaking Our Deal! She Calls BS 12/7/2017 9:34 AM PST EXCLUSIVE Stephen Belafonte says Mel B is breaking the deal they struck in their divorce, and he wants a judge to drop the hammer on her … but Mel says he’s full of it. In docs, obtained by TMZ, Mel’s attorney says Stephen is finding any excuse ...

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Australian stock exchange to move to blockchain

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Image copyright Getty Images Australia’s main stock exchange has said it will become the first global market to use the technology behind bitcoin to clear and settle trades. The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) will replace its current clearing system with blockchain technology. The new system has been in development and testing for more than two years and aims to cut ...

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Trump's Transatlantic Tweets and Britain's Politically Correct Meltdown

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LONDON—The British Parliament went into emergency session, urging Prime Minister Theresa May to cancel President Trump’s planned visit to Britain next year. One MP even said if the American president should be arrested if he sets foot on British soil.  You might have thought Donald Trump ordered the sinking of a British battleship or insulted the Queen What Trump did ...

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