Five Afghan policemen killed as Taliban attacks security checkpoint

Five Afghan policemen died in a Taliban attack on a security checkpoint near a copper mine on Tuesday, officials in the region said, a day after the insurgents decided to resume operations against local forces. The Taliban is yet to confirm or deny responsibility for the attack in eastern Afghanistan. The militants had a reduction… Read More Five Afghan policemen killed as Taliban attacks security checkpoint

Exxon Mobil calls for tighter methane regulations, offers own rules as model

Exxon Mobil on Tuesday called for tighter regulation of the greenhouse gas methane and offered up its own in-house rules as a model for companies and lawmakers worldwide. The largest U.S. oil company laid out the guidelines it follows – some of which have been rolled back by the Trump administration – at a time… Read More Exxon Mobil calls for tighter methane regulations, offers own rules as model

Twenty-five dead, several missing as powerful tornadoes hit Tennessee

A string of tornadoes tore through Nashville, Tennessee, and surrounding counties early on Tuesday, killing at least 25 people, leaving others missing and reducing neighborhoods to rubble as voters across the state cast ballots in the Super Tuesday presidential primary. Governor William Lee told an afternoon news conference the death toll was expected to rise… Read More Twenty-five dead, several missing as powerful tornadoes hit Tennessee