Sound Policies Needed To Continue North American Energy Revolution, says ExxonMobil CEO


Dateline City: WASHINGTON WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The U.S. government needs to adjust its energy policies to ensure that America can realize all the benefits of the new era of energy abundance, Rex W. Tillerson, chairman and chief executive of Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) said Thursday. “We need sound energy policies – policies equal to the innovation that has redefined the modern Read more [...]

The U.S. Debt: Why It Will Continue To Rise


The federal debt has been on the rise since President Nixon decoupled the dollar from the gold standard in 1971. Learn how and why this opened Pandora's 'Money' Box. We'll also examine how much the debt rose during various periods (from 1966 until today) and where it will go from here. This article is filled with a wealth of information in easy to understand language. If you would like to understand more about the federal government's debt problem, this article is for you. After all, Washington's Read more [...]

Chevron, YPF Continue Development of Vaca Muerta Shale in Argentina


Project is expected to contribute to Chevron’s long-term production growth SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2014-- Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today confirmed that subsidiaries of the company have signed agreements with the Argentine oil company YPF S.A. to continue development of shale oil and gas resources from the Vaca Muerta formation located in the Neuquén province in Argentina. “This is a significant step in our subsidiaries’ joint efforts with YPF to develop one of the Read more [...]

Alec Baldwin & Julianne Moore Continue Shooting Scenes for “Still Alice”


Kicking off another busy week of filming in New York City, Julianne Moore and Alec Baldwin made an appearance on the set of “Still Alice” Tuesday (March 11). While taking advantage of the much warmer temps, the “30 Rock” star and his “Carrie” co-star held an in-depth conversation with each other as they stepped out of their trailers and onto the busy Big Apple streets. In career news, the 53-year-old actress spoke to the Telegraph about her recent adventures on the set of her upcoming Read more [...]

Brands continue to target fast food marketing at kids


Companies are ploughing more and more money into marketing unhealthy foods to children. What will turn the tide?Each year, the world's food and beverage companies spend billions on marketing and advertising their products to children and teenagers. The overwhelming majority of these products are high in calories, added sugar, saturated fat and sodium – fast food, fizzy drinks, sweets and chocolate to name just a few. Ask your child to recall a food advert and chances are that it won't be one for Read more [...]

NSA data gathering appears likely to continue for time being


But critics get a boost when a federal watchdog panel pronounces the National Security Agency's practice an invasion of privacy that is of limited value. WASHINGTON — In the week since President Obama called for ending the National Security Agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone data "as it currently exists," telephone carriers have uploaded customer calling records to NSA computers just as they have since the program was created after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Nation - latimes.com Read more [...]

Humanitarian Situation In Fallujah Critical As Clashes Between Army And Militants Continue: UN


BAGHDAD, Jan 8 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki vowed to eradicate al Qaeda in Iraq and predicted victory as his army prepared to launch a major assault against the Sunni Islamist militants who have taken over parts of the city of Falluja. Fighters from the al Qaeda affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which is also active across the border in Syria, overran police stations in Falluja and another city in Iraq's western Anbar province last week. The campaign by al Read more [...]