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Texas oil and gas sector resilience 'extraordinary'

Texas oil and gas sector resilience 'extraordinary'

Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Even though the price of oil is low by historical stands, a state energy official in Texas said the oil and gas sector there has been extraordinarily resilient.Te...
SAIC contract for upgraded Marine vehicles advances

SAIC contract for upgraded Marine vehicles advances

Tata and ThyssenKrupp agree steel merger

Tata and ThyssenKrupp agree steel merger

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy protection

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy protection

French company Total steps into solar energy market

French company Total steps into solar energy market

Ryanair publishes full list of cancellations

Ryanair publishes full list of cancellations

Health

Will an e-cigarette harm your heart?

Will an e-cigarette harm your heart?

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 20, 2017 -- The nicotine in e-cigarette vapor may cause adrenal...
UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos

UK scientists edit DNA of human embryos

The blueprint for life - DNA - has been altered in human embryos for the first t...
Youth football ups odds of brain problems in adulthood

Youth football ups odds of brain problems in adulthood

TUESDAY, Sept. 19, 2017 -- Kids who start playing tackle football before age 12 ...

World

North Korea's top diplomat likens Trump speech to 'dogs barking'

North Korea's top diplomat likens Trump speech to 'dogs barking'

Sept. 20 (UPI) --North Korea's top diplomat slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's speech on Wednesday after arriving in ...
Mexico earthquake: Children killed at collapsed primary school

Mexico earthquake: Children killed at collapsed primary school

Media playback is unsupported on your deviceAt least 21 children and five adults died at a primary school which collapse...
Russia honors AK-47 creator with 30-foot statue

Russia honors AK-47 creator with 30-foot statue

Sept. 19 (UPI) -- The Russian government unveiled a monument Tuesday to honor the inventor of one of the most highly use...
NHC: Maria 'potentially catastrophic' as it tears through Caribbean

NHC: Maria 'potentially catastrophic' as it tears through Caribbean

Sept. 19 (UPI) -- Hurricane Maria left widespread damage Tuesday in the eastern Caribbean as it continued steaming towar...