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Domestic U.S. gas production boom allows sharp cuts in LNG imports from Qatar

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Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has significantly reduced liquefied natural gas exports from Qatar. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said both the United States and the European Union have recorded a significant decrease in Qatari LNG. In […]

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Warm words by Xi Jinping at the China-U.S. dialogue did not match his disturbing actions

Chinese President Xi Jinping walks past U.S. Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew, left, and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Beijing on July 9.  /Feng Li/Getty Images/AsiaPac

Special to WorldTribune.com By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com Even though President Xi Jinping has urged more “communication and cooperation” between his country and the United States, the on-going Strategic and Economic Dialogue (SED) between top officials from both sides has confirmed their “frenemy” […]

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July 4 alert: U.S. warns major international airports of Al Qaida threat to passenger jets

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Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — The United States has been on alert for a mass-casualty strike by Al Qaida. Officials said the administration of President Barack Obama ordered an alert around major airports to protect against the arrival of Al […]

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The Presidential Pipeline seal of disapproval sacrifices nation, party and the environment

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UNITED NATIONS — There’s an old Washington adage that, if there’s bad news or no news, announce it late on a Friday afternoon. And if that afternoon happens to be Good Friday, you are assured virtually no one will notice. […]

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Obama is reversing Reagan’s Cold War victory, inviting new hot wars

Speaking at Berlin's Brandenberg Gate in October 1987, President Ronald Reagan called for Soviet leader Gorbachev to "tear down this wall."

Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Obama is on the verge of an historic triumph. Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the American Left has been bitter about America’s victory in the Cold War. For decades, they preached moral equivalence between […]

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Pockets of economic recovery seen increasing global demand for oil in 2014

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Special to WorldTribune.com LONDON — The global demand for oil was expected to increase in 2014. The International Energy Agency revised its forecast for global oil demand this year. The Paris-based agency, citing an economic recovery by several countries, said […]

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Time for Obama to make up his mind on the Keystone pipeline? Don’t hold your breath

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John J. Metzler MONTREAL — The business plan and logic are seemingly simple enough; deliver up to 830,000 barrels of Alberta oil sands petroleum a day to U.S. Gulf coast refineries through a new pipeline. The specifics become more complicated; […]

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Liberals’ fact-free zone offer path of least resistance

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Thomas Sowell, Creators.com Words seem to carry far more weight than facts among those liberals who argue as if rent control laws actually control rents and gun control laws actually control guns. It does no good […]

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USA slips again in global economic freedom survey: George W. Bush, call your office

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John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — There used to be an advertising slogan, “We’re number two but we try harder.” Perhaps in the spirit of the times we should now revive the phrase and proclaim, “We’re number twelve, but it’s […]

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Taxation without representation: Boston’s indexed gas tax sparks a blue state revolt

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Jeffrey T. Kuhner Massachusetts is becoming ground zero for a populist tax revolt. This deep blue state is finally witnessing resistance from its besieged, hard-working taxpayers. And the commonwealth’s venal Democratic establishment — along with ultra-liberal Gov. Deval Patrick — […]

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