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A Houthi Shiite fighter stand guard as people search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen, Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Al-Qaida captures oil terminal, airport in south Yemen

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Officials said al-Qaida fighters clashed Thursday with members of one of Yemen’s largest infantry brigades outside Mukalla, a city the militants overran earlier this month.
In this March 31, 2015 photo, a supply vessel crosses an oil sheen drifting from the site of the former Taylor Energy oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of Louisiana. The New Orleans-based company has downplayed the leak's environmental impact, likening it to scores of minor spills and natural seeps that the Gulf routinely absorbs. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

AP: Offshore wells buried during Hurricane Ivan have been leaking oil into the Gulf since 2004

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An Associated Press investigation has revealed evidence that the spill is far worse than what the company behind the leak has publicly reported.
(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)

Obama’s climate change plan faces high-profile legal test

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A federal appeals court hears arguments Thursday in two cases challenging the EPA’s far-reaching proposal to cut Earth-warming pollution from the nation’s coal-fired power plants.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waits for the start of a meeting on Iran's nuclear program with officials from Britain, France, Germany, China, the European Union and Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland Tuesday, March 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)

Kerry: still confident U.S. can conclude Iran nuclear deal

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Secretary of State John Kerry said the challenge of finishing the negotiations with Iran over the next 2½ months would loom large over the G-7 meeting.
(AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Dallas pipeline giant sues landowners over Michigan pipeline

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ET Rover said the lawsuits are a reluctant action taken by the company so crews can conduct civil and environmental surveys. The filings cite Michigan law allowing surveyors and those supervised by surveyors to enter onto property for the purpose of a survey.
(AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

Texas House set to vote on bill banning local fracking bans

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San Angelo Republican Rep. Drew Darby’s bill is poised for House debate and approval Tuesday.
A Houthi Shiite fighter stand guard as people search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi airstrikes near Sanaa Airport, Yemen, Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

Yemen liquid natural gas firm shuts down as conflict worsens

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The company, whose main shareholder is French oil giant Total SA, declared a force majeure Tuesday. That means that it is unable to meet its contracted demand.
Greenpeace activists held a banner that said 'The People vs. Shell' as they scaled the Polar Pioneer drill rig in the Pacific Ocean. (Photo: Greenpeace)

Greenpeace protesters leave Arctic rig

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Rough seas prompted the decision, Greenpeace said in an email. The protesters rappelled off the rig and got into inflatable boats before returning to a Greenpeace ship stationed nearby.
Categories: Arctic, General
A capped oil well sits in a container at Horse Hill well, the center of a new oil discovery in Horley in Surrey  An oil exploration firm said  that it had discovered there were 100 billion barrels of oil in the ground next to Gatwick Airport outside London
(AFP PHOTO / BEN STANSALL)

Big oil deposit near London airport, but will be hard to tap

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While oil companies have been drilling in the Weald Basin since the 1930s, UK Oil & Gas says new “concepts, techniques and technology” have given it a better understanding of the region’s potential.
Categories: Europe
(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Energy Department to spend $200 million on new supercomputer

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The goal is to build a supercomputer that will help the U.S. compete internationally with other next-generation computing efforts and ensure the United States’ economic and national security, agency officials said.