Place: West Texas
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
World markets spluttered, irked by the failure of German coalition talks which sent the euro and the price of oil lower.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
The driver of a tractor-trailer packed with people illegally entering the US in an alleged human smuggling operation has been indicted on charges related to the deaths of 10 of those inside.
Thu, 17 Aug, 2017
Kevin Bacon is happy to be the subject of female sexual fixation in his new Amazon series, I Love Dick, writes
Thu, 11 May, 2017
Fuel is costing Irish motorists more than it has in 18 months even as crude oil prices continue to fall.
Tue, 21 Mar, 2017
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017
A white Donald Trump supporter left a $450 tip for a black waitress along with a powerful note.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
Oil climbed as Iraq’s oil minister said it pledged to co-operate with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) to reach an agreement this week that’s acceptable to all members.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2016
Scarred by the horrors of World War One, army veteran Tom Sherbourne (Michael Fassbender) opts for self-exile as a lighthouse keeper asbegins.
Sat, 05 Nov, 2016
Oil traded near $46 a barrel in New York as the market weighs a force majeure declared by Exxon Mobil on crude shipments out of Nigeria against excess US oil and product inventories.
Sat, 16 Jul, 2016
Oil traded near $49 a barrel in New York, yesterday, as Opec ministers arrived in Vienna for talks after prices rebounded from 12-year lows.
Thu, 02 Jun, 2016
As oil flirts with $50 a barrel, investors are trading drilling stocks as if crude were selling for $80, and that’s the kind of optimism that leads to corrections.
Thu, 19 May, 2016
Saudi Arabia will only freeze its oil output if Iran and other major producers do so, the kingdom’s deputy crown prince said, challenging the country’s main regional rival to take an active role in stabilising the over-supplied global crude market.
Sat, 02 Apr, 2016
Oil slipped from a three-month high to trade near $40 a barrel in New York, paring a fifth consecutive weekly gain.
Sat, 19 Mar, 2016
Oil declined after an official report showed US crude inventories advanced to an 86-year high.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
US stocks tumbled yesterday following a renewed selloff across stocks worldwide as scepticism about the strength of the global economy intensified.
Thu, 21 Jan, 2016
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
Oil prices fell as much as 2% yesterday, with Brent crude oil trading not far from 11-year lows, as data showing fresh supply builds at the delivery point for US crude futures added to worries about a global glut.
Fri, 18 Dec, 2015
A New Shepard rocket owned by the American company Blue Origin, has lifted off from a west Texas launch site.
Wed, 25 Nov, 2015
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
Hedge funds slashed their bets on falling oil prices, leaving them the most bullish in two months as Opec called for a return to $80 crude.
Tue, 22 Sep, 2015
Oil deepened its weekly decline as Goldman Sachs Group said a global supply surplus could force prices to $20 a barrel. Futures fell after two weeks of gains. Goldman said yesterday the world’s oil glut is even bigger than it thought.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2015
Oil traded near the lowest level in more than six years yesterday as an unexpected rise in US crude stockpiles exacerbated a global glut.
Fri, 21 Aug, 2015
It’s an escape route as old and worn as prizefighting itself. Over 300 years of identical journeys to the one Carl Frampton has taken, seeking a new life in the New World.
Fri, 17 Jul, 2015
Brent crude rose as violence flared in Opec’s two biggest members Iraq and Saudi Arabia, raising tensions ahead of the producer group’s meeting on June 5 in Vienna.
Tue, 26 May, 2015
A West Texas man has been charged with impersonating an officer by using sirens and flashing lights to skip to the head of the line at a drive-through restaurant.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
A gunman who opened fire at a veterans’ medical clinic in West Texas killing one person is also dead.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2015
Riley Cooper did his growing up in Oklahoma City and Clearwater, Florida before playing at one of the American south’s college football behemoths, the University of Florida.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2013
Some people just can't be bothered to look after their gardens, while others wake up to this.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2013
Crude oil prices should fall because global supply is outweighing demand, according to Saudi Arabia’s oil minister Ali al-Naimi.
Mon, 14 May, 2012
KILKENNY is gearing up for the 15th Smithwick’s Rhythm and Roots music festival this May bank holiday weekend.
Tue, 01 May, 2012
A former polygamist bishop convicted of marrying US sect leader Warren Jeffs to a 12-year-old girl has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
Wed, 09 Nov, 2011
An unmanned spacecraft bankrolled by Amazon.com supremo Jeff Bezos failed during a test flight, it has emerged.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2011
Polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has today been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting two under-age followers he took as brides in what his church deemed "spiritual marriages".
Tue, 09 Aug, 2011
A judge has rejected a plea deal that would have resolved Willie Nelson’s marijuana possession case in West Texas with a fine, saying the country singer should not get special treatment.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2011
Arrest warrants have been issued for actor Randy Quaid and his wife after they failed to appear for a court hearing.
Wed, 16 Dec, 2009
Arrest warrants were reissued today for actor Randy Quaid and his wife.
Tue, 15 Dec, 2009
Actor Randy Quaid and his wife were released from a West Texas jail after their arrest for allegedly not paying a $10,000 (€6,800) California hotel bill.
Fri, 25 Sep, 2009
An elder of a polygamist sect and two other church members surrendered to Texas authorities to face charges over the marriage of underage girls to older men.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2008
Texas child welfare authorities appealed a stinging court ruling that said their seizure of more than 440 children from a polygamist sect’s ranch was unjustified, but they also agreed to reunite 12 children with their parents while the case moves on.
Sat, 24 May, 2008
A mother taken from a polygamist sect in Texas and being held as a minor in state custody has given birth to a baby boy who was immediately taken into protective custody.
Tue, 13 May, 2008
More than half the teenage girls taken from a polygamist compound in west Texas have children or are pregnant, state authorities said today.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2008
A child welfare worker told a court early today that numerous women at a polygamous church ranch in West Texas may have had children when they were as young as 13.
Fri, 18 Apr, 2008
Police wore body armour, sported automatic weapons and were backed by an armoured personnel carrier for a raid on a West Texas polygamist retreat, photos and video show.
Wed, 16 Apr, 2008