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  • Grounded ship freed

    Grounded ship freed
    UPDATE: The Ornak, the cargo ship that ran aground in Virginia Beach Tuesday, has been pulled back to sea Friday.
  • Signs of healing in Texas town a year after deadly plant blast

    WEST, Texas (Reuters) - Still healing from multiple broken bones after the force of a deadly explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant lifted him out of his boots a year ago, one first responder has begun to address the anguish of losing his team members....

    Wall Street banks make legal case for physical commodities trade

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wall Street banks have mounted a massive legal defense of their physical commodities activities, in a last-ditch effort to convince regulators that chartering oil tankers and owning power plants pose no risk to the financial system....

    Ex-BP employee settles SEC insider-trading oil spill case

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former 20-year veteran of BP plc who oversaw the company's cleanup efforts from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill will pay more than $224,000 to settle civil charges alleging he used non-public information about the disaster to...

    West, Texas, to mark anniversary of deadly fertilizer plant blast

    A year after a massive explosion and fire at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, killed 15, including 12 volunteer firefighters, the city is still trying to come to grips with the disaster that has left a deep imprint on the rural town. “I miss...