Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Iran president still a force even as his era ends When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
Keystone XL pipeline to be delayed TransCanada Corp. says the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline will be in service months later than expected and cost more than its current $5.3 billion price-tag as it continues to await U.S. government approval. TransCanada had been sticking to its late 2014 or early 2015 start-up target, but the regulatory process has dragged on. More
China�s increasing role in the MediterraneanChristina Lin - Turkish Weekly ... could eventually restrict its access to oil and ... hedging against a U.S. naval embargo of its ... Asia, the Caspian Sea, and potentially ... 03/4/2014 - 1:20 pm | View Link
Why Russia Is Out of This World - Moscow Times China to beat its shale production target - MENAFN 03/4/2014 - 12:57 pm | View Link
Crude oil drops after big jump over Ukraine crisis - Shreveport Times Oil drops after jumping to nearly $105 over Ukraine crisis - Canadian Business Magazine 03/4/2014 - 12:28 pm | View Link
China�s increasing role in the Mediterranean - Turkish Weekly ... could eventually restrict its access to oil and ... hedging against a U.S. naval embargo of its ... Asia, the Caspian Sea, and potentially ... 03/4/2014 - 11:38 am | View Link
‘Russians deadline surrender’ - Arab Times Retired U.S. general touts Ukrainian troops' toughness - USA Today 03/3/2014 - 2:17 pm | View Link
Oil Prices Fall from Multi-Month Highs as Ukraine Supply Fears Diminish Crude oil prices fell for the first time in three days as worries about a standoff between Russia and Ukraine disrupting oil supplies were diminished. The Brent April contract shed $1.84, or 1.7%, to $109.36 per barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange. The WTI April contract shed $1.32, or 1.3%, to $103.60 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange and ... 03/4/2014 - 6:57 am | View Link
For oil traders, a vexing new risk: U.S. politics By Jonathan Leff NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil traders are past masters at handicapping geo-political risks, from war in the Middle East to resource nationalists in Latin America. Lately, they face another confounding political landscape: Washington. As a bounty of shale oil transforms the trading landscape across North America, U.S. policymakers are being confronted with a host of issues that hold ... 03/2/2014 - 4:35 pm | View Link
Crude Oil Exports We?ve seen a fair amount of chatter recently about the growing issue concerning whether or not the United States government should allow the export of more domestically-produced crude oil overseas before it is refined, and no doubt some of you are wondering what the big deal is. It?s a fairly complex subject and 02/27/2014 - 6:57 pm | View Link
Exclusive: U.N. nuclear agency opted against sensitive Iran report By Fredrik Dahl and Louis Charbonneau VIENNA/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog planned a major report on Iran that might have revealed more of its suspected atomic bomb research, but held off as Tehran's relations with the outside world thawed, sources familiar with the matter said. Such a report - to have been prepared last year - would almost certainly have angered Iran and ... 02/27/2014 - 5:46 am | View Link
Hagel misstates US policy on Iran nukes...again Iran nuke talks end on upbeat note German company denies selling death cranes to Iran US expected to keep oil embargo even if Iran nuclear deal struck 02/21/2014 - 5:44 pm | View Link
U.S. expected to keep oil embargo even if Iran nuclear deal struck VIENNA (Reuters) - A unilateral U.S. oil embargo on Iran is expected to remain in place even if a long-term nuclear agreement between Tehran and six world powers is reached that includes an easing of international sanctions, a U.S. official said ... 02/20/2014 - 5:38 am | View Link
US expected to keep oil embargo even if Iran nuclear deal struck The embargo pre-dates the decade-long nuclear dispute with Iran. Washington cut off diplomatic ties with Tehran during a hostage crisis shortly following the 1979 Islamic Revolution and began imposing sanctions around the same time. "The ... 02/20/2014 - 12:41 am | View Link
U.S. expected to keep oil embargo even if Iran nuclear deal struck "The American domestic oil embargo is expected to remain in place even if a comprehensive ... the United States would like to see sanctions lifted, but that cannot happen until an agreement on Iran's nuclear project is reached. 02/20/2014 - 12:38 am | View Link
US oil embargo expected to stay even if Iran nuclear deal struck The embargo pre-dates the decade-long nuclear dispute with Iran. Washington cut off diplomatic ties with Tehran during a hostage crisis shortly after the 1979 Islamic Revolution and began imposing sanctions on the Iranian government around the ... 02/19/2014 - 11:21 pm | View Link
US Expected to Keep Oil Embargo Regardless of Iran Nuclear Deal VIENNA — A unilateral U.S. oil embargo on Iran is expected to remain in place even if a long-term nuclear agreement between Tehran and six world powers is reached that includes an easing of international sanctions, a U.S. official said on Thursday. 02/19/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
1979 energy crisis The 1979 (or second) oil crisis in the United States occurred in the wake of the Iranian Revolution. Amid massive protests, the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi ... 03/4/2014 - 2:54 am | View Website
Iran hostage crisis The Iran hostage crisis, referred to in Persian as تسخیر لانه جاسوسی امریکا (literally "Conquest of the American Spy Den,"), was a diplomatic ... 03/4/2014 - 12:24 am | View Website
Iran hostage crisis Facts, information, pictures ... Get information, facts, and pictures about Iran hostage crisis at Encyclopedia.com. Make research projects and school reports about Iran hostage crisis easy with ... 03/3/2014 - 11:41 pm | View Website
1973 oil crisis The 1973 oil crisis started in October 1973, when the members of Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries or the OAPEC (consisting of the Arab members of ... 03/3/2014 - 10:44 pm | View Website
Iran hostage crisis | Infoplease.com Iran hostage crisis, in U.S. history, events following the seizure of the American embassy in Tehran by Iranian students on Nov. 4, 1979. The 03/3/2014 - 1:54 pm | View Website
A St. Louis County man is accused of choking an H&R Block worker after apparently becoming enraged about his tax situation.
Police in Kirkwood say 53-year-old Michael Earl Wright knocked the tax preparation company employee to the ground in an attack on Monday in Kirkwood. Wright is charged with misdemeanor assault and does not have a listed attorney.
Police say the victim had minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment.
The 38-year-old former Libertarian candidate was arrested last year on drug distribution charges.
Davis says she entered politics to promote personal freedoms, including legalizing and taxing marijuana and decriminalizing prostitution.